Basketball Roundup 1.28.19: Goochland boys, AHS boys and Western girls pick up wins

Goochland’s boys basketball team is rolling right now, but they’re going to be tested this week with four games.


The Bulldogs snagged their 10th win in a row Monday night, starting that long week with a 73-54 win over Buckingham, perhaps their toughest opponent in this week’s stretch.


James Bell led the offense with 18 points while Daijuan Harris had a huge game with 16 points, seven boards and four assists. Deion Harwood also stuffed the stat sheet with 13 points, nine boards and five assists while Quincy Snead had 11 points and seven rebounds.


The Bulldogs (12-3) face Randolph Henry Tuesday night on the road before traveling to Central Lunenburg Thursday and hosting Prince Edward Friday.


Albemarle boys drop Eastern View

Albemarle’s boys basketball team cruised past Eastern View Monday night, with five players reaching double figures for the Patriots.


Myles Ward led the way with 16 points and five rebounds while Derrick Jones notched 15 points, seven boards and four assists. Chris Cox had 12 points while Dasaun Taylor had 11 and six assists and Josh Morse finished with 11 points and seven rebounds. Justin Murkey rounded out the effort with eight points and six boards.


The Albemarle boys travel to take on Orange County Tuesday night.


Western girls cruise past Orange

Sydney Sherman had a strong outing Friday against Charlottesville and it carried right into Monday for the Western Albemarle senior as she poured in another 20 points and pulled down seven rebounds against Orange County in a 55-22 win over the Hornets.


Western (17-2) got six points each from Elisabeth Coffman, Kaylyn Pelletier, Caity Driver and Ellie Smartt with Coffman notching five assists and Driver snagging seven boards.


Lindsey Slaughter led Orange with 11 points.


Western travels to take on Powhatan Tuesday night while Orange travels to Albemarle.