Basketball Roundup 12.6.16: Charlottesville girls, Buckingham boys snag wins


Western Albemarle’s boys basketball team built a solid lead in the first quarter and held Fluvanna County at arm’s length from there Tuesday night. In the process, the Warriors picked up a 65-51 win in the Jefferson District regular season opener.


The Warriors went up 17-11 in the first quarter and by halftime led 38-26. Ryan Ingram was solid for the Warriors, scoring 18 points, including a 6-for-6 night at the free throw line. Chris McGahren got going too, with 15 points including a trio of 3-pointers. Josh Coffman notched 10 points and Austin Cress had eight points.


Fluvanna’s DaShon Carter led the Flucos with 12 points. Catrel James had nine points and A.J. Gregory had eight.



STAB girls blow out VES


St. Anne’s-Belfield’s girls basketball team rolled Tuesday night against Virginia Episcopal, beating the Bishops 79-19.


The Saints continued an early season run where they’ve been particularly active in the passing lanes, with Jovia Winkey spearheading the attack with eight steals. The sophomore came up with 16 points as well. Bri Tinsley chipped in 15 points, five assists and six steals while Sierra Smith scored eight points and hauled in 10 rebounds. Jayla Davis had 12 points, six rebounds and five assists.


Albemarle boys basketball blows past Louisa


Albemarle boys basketball pulled away in the second half Tuesday night to beat Louisa County 66-38.


The Patriots’ Austin Katstra scored 19 points while both Jake Hahn and J’Quan Anderson had 14 points and seven rebounds. Albemarle will take on Western Albemarle Friday night.


Buckingham County slips past Central


Buckingham County’s boys basketball team managed to push past Central Lunenburg Tuesday night 69-59 for the Knights’ first victory of the season.


Antonio Chambers scored 24 points, notched five steals and dished out four assists while Peyton Taylor scored 16 points off the bench for the Knights, all in in the second half. Brycen Newby led the Knights with nine boards and Sean Ayers finished with eight rebounds.


Charlottesville’s girls squad makes quick work of Orange County


Charlottesville’s girls basketball team exploded past Orange County 65-29 Tuesday night, with Zanequa Thomas’ 14 points leading the way. Destinee McDonald and Alajiah Ragland had 12 points each. Camiyah Brown scored nine points for the Black Knights.
Laine Harrington led Orange County with 13 points. The Hornets are still searching for their first win of the year.