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Bluestone boys fall to Greensville, Nottoway
SoVaNow.com / December 12, 2012After winning the first game in the home-and-away series convincingly, the Bluestone Baron varsity boys traveled to Greensville High School on Wednesday night and lost the return engagement with the Eagles by a 56-46 score.
The Barons got solid performances across the lineup but couldn’t keep pace with Greensville, which improved to 3-1 with the win.
Bluestone also lost Friday to Nottoway and fell to 1-3 on the season.
In Wednesday’s action, the Barons struggled in the first quarter against Greensville, scoring only seven points on a three pointer and a pair of free throws by Aaron Watson and a basket by Dashawn Pamplin. But the boys picked up the pace in the second quarter with 17 points, led by Pamplin with six.
Bluestone, however, only tallied 21 points after the half, allowing Greensville to come away with the 55-46 win.
For the game, Watson led the Bluestone offense with 13 points, followed closely by Pamplin with 12. Darius Baskerville chipped in five points and Marcus Tucker and Damien Winbush both scored four.
On Friday, the Barons played familiar rival Nottoway in the James River District opener for the varsity boys. Bluestone lost, 77-61.
Leading the way for Barons in that game was Devin Roberts, who busted loose for 14 points. He was the only Bluestone player to score in double digits; tied for next leading scorer were Darius Baskerville and Aaron Watson with eight points each. They were followed by a trio of players with six points each: Marcus Tucker, Damien Winbush and Dashawn Pamplin. Avon Bullock and Chris Watson added four points apiece.
JV ACTION: The Bluestone jayvee boys won their matchup Friday with Nottoway by a 43-28 score. The jayvees also won their game Wednesday against Greensville, 44-30. The Bluestone jayvees are 3-1 on the season.
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