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Bluestone jayvees go scoreless in fourth, fall to PV / January 29, 2020

Bluestone’s Akim Simmons knocked down 13 points to lead all players on the night but it wouldn’t be near enough as the visiting Park View Dragons jayvee boys team prevailed 53-28 in Skipwith on Thursday.

PV opened the game with a deuce and Bluestone answered with a trey, but from that point on the Junior Dragons went on an 11-2 run and never looked back. The Dragons won the first period 13-5, led by Jaheem Smith with four points. PV had four other players post points in the opening frame.

Bluestone was more competitive in the second period, posting 12 points. PV stayed on the grind and scored 15, increasing its lead to 28-17 at halftime.

PV’s Jaquan Goode scored 10 points in the first half. Simmons had 10 points for Bluestone at halftime.

The teams were tied at 11-11 to end the third period. Ernest “EJ” Jones had six points for Bluestone while PV was paced by Tamar Logan with seven points.

Bluestone entered the fourth period down by 12 points, 39-27.

In the final frame Bluestone was held scoreless going zero-of-11 from the floor and zero-of-one from the line. Six of the 11 missed shots from the field were treys.

The Dragons on the other hand poured on the offense with 14 points for the eventual 53-28 win.

PV had two players post double figures on the night. Smith hit for 11 points, and Goode had 10.

Bluestone has three games this week, all at home. The team was scheduled to host Randolph-Henry last night (Tuesday), Southampton on Wednesday and Amelia County on Friday.

Bluestone: A. Simmons 13, G. Allgood 2, J. Edmonds 2, E. Jones 8, K. Ross 2, S. Pettus 1.

PV: T. Thomas 2, J. Smith 11, J. Goode 10, C. Gill 4, C. Puryear 5, C. Hayes 2, S. Minor 5, K. Odeman 4, T. Logan 9, D. Clark 1.

Bluestone loses to

Buckingham 42-36

The Baron jayvee team played host to Buckingham on Tuesday, had a weak second half of offense and dropped the district game 42-36.

Bluestone had a strong first half, winning the first period 12-6 and the second 15-7. Garrett Allgood had 12 points in the first half to lead Bluestone.

Allgood would be the leading scorer for the Barons with 14. Buckingham’s Colby White paced all players with 21 points.

The Barons were outscored 15-6 in the third period and were down 38-33 at the top of the final frame. Bluestone posted three points to close out for the 42-36 loss.

Bluestone: A. Simmons 11, G. Allgood 14, T. Tucker 7, E. Jones 4.

Buckingham: G. Hurt 6, C. White 21, J. Gunter 6, B. Schaeffer 8, D. Anderson 1.

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