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Bluestone jayvee girls roll to 33-15 win / January 29, 2020

The Bluestone High School girls jayvee basketball team hosted Park View on Thursday and won the rematch, 33-15.

Makayla Mason posted 18 points on the night to lead Bluestone. Daniya White contributed seven points. LaKhyia Clements paced PV with five points and teammate Ashley Balducci added four.

Bluestone opened up a 7-3 lead to win the first period. Brianna Osborne, Kaniyah Mosley, and Mason led Bluestone in the frame with a basket each. PV’s points came off an Anya Watkins three-pointer.

PV played better ball in the second period, especially on defense holding Bluestone to five points. But at the same time the Junior Lady Dragons were only able to score four points and went to halftime with Bluestone up 12-7.

Mason had all five of Bluestone’s points in the second and led the half with seven.

Bluestone started the third period with a Mason trey. The Baron girls went on to outscore PV 7-2 in the quarter to take the 19-9 lead into the final period.

The Dragons had their best offensive output in the fourth period, scoring seven points. Clements had a trey and a deuce. Bluestone responded with a 14-point frame led by Mason’s eight points.

PV opened the final period with a trey to get the score to 19-12. Bluestone then used an 8-2 run to raise the score to 27-14.

The Dragons would add one additional point when Destanee Young hit one-of-two from the foul line. Bluestone posted six more points to earn the 33-15 win and defeated PV for the second time this season.

The girls have two games on the schedule for the week. The team traveled to Charlotte Courthouse yesterday and they close out the week on the road at Amelia.

Bluestone: M. Mason 18, K. Hargrove 2, B. Osborne 2, K. Mosley 4, D. White 7.

PV: A. Watkins 3, D. Young 3, L. Clements 5, A. Balducci 4.

Two losses in week

Bluestone also competed in two other games last week. On Tuesday the girls played Buckingham and lost to their host, 50-16. On Friday the team took on Cumberland at home and fell in that matchup, 32-26.

The jayvee Lady Barons begin the week at third place in the James River District with a record of 9-4, 7-4.

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