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Red Devils add two pre-holiday basketball wins

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster outscored Middlesex by 21 points in the first quarter and went on to rout the visiting Chargers, 70-27, in a varsity boys basketball game December 18.

The Red Devils got scoring from all but one player in the outing.

Jason Curry scored 13 points to lead all scorers and four double digit scorers for LHS. Curry put up all of his 13 points in the first quarter when Lancaster took a 24-3 lead. Curry drilled three treys in the opening minutes and Detaye Wilson hit one. He finished with 11 points.

Destin Davenport and Dorrien Lee scored 12 points each.

Lancaster held the Chargers to three points, including a field goal by Cassidy Ward and a free throw by Camren Hammond, in the first quarter and outscored MHS, 21-9, in the second for a 45-12 lead at the break.

Lee scored the game-high 28 points to lead Lancaster over Nandua, 66-54, on December 19.

Lancaster held Nandua to four points in the first quarter and opened up the nine-point lead with a 21-13 second quarter run to go up 34-17 at the half.

Davenport finished with 10 points and Curry nine.

The Devils are 4-3 overall and will host Nandua tomorrow, January 3. They begin Northern Neck District play on Tuesday, January 7, at home against Washington & Lee.

Junior varsity

Jayden Moody sank four three-pointers in the first quarter and finished with 15 points to lead Lancaster over Middlesex, 72-32, in a JV game December 18.

All 11 LHS players scored in the outing with Branndonn Wade finishing with nine points and Darius Smith and Antavion Thomas scoring eight points each.

Lancaster held a 50-27 lead after three quarters then got 22 points from its bench in the fourth to outscore the Chargers by 17 in the period. Thomas hit two three-pointers and Jerermia Laws had one in the run. Laws finished with seven points, all in the fourth quarter.

Nandua scored 30 points in the second half to hold on to a narrow halftime lead and edge Lancaster, 56-53, on December 19.

Wade scored 15 points to lead LHS and Xavier Gaddy added 13. Gerrion Moody sank two three-pointers and finished with nine points for Lancaster.

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