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Bluestone rolls past Lunenburg, 61-40 / January 22, 2020

The Bluestone Barons varsity basketball team traveled to Victoria last week and won their district matchup with Central Lunenburg, 61-40.

Bluestone senior forward Mike Harris knocked down 18 points in the win. Nic Abernathy scored 15 and senior classman Tywen Hatcher added 10 points.

Bluestone led at the end of one, 12-5. The Barons posted 22 points in the second quarter to take the 34-13 lead to the half.

Lunenburg had its best offensive output in the third period, outpacing Bluestone 17-10. The Barons would reverse that score in the fourth, closing out with a 17-point final period.

Larry Bullock, Bluestone’s senior starting point guard, returned to action after missing a couple games with an ankle sprain.

Bluestone was scheduled to host Buckingham last night (Tuesday), then travel to South Hill on Thursday to compete against Park View. The Barons finish out the week on Friday at Cumberland.

With the win, Bluestone started the week with a record of 4-8, 4-5 JRD, and moved up to sixth place from eighth in the district.

Bluestone: L. Bullock 4, V. Small 7, N. Abernathy 15, T. Hatcher 10, M. Harris 18, K. Jones 7.

JV Barons begin fast, finish strong in win

The Junior Barons basketball team outscored Lunenburg 14-9 in the first period and then played a solid fourth quarter to take the 44-42 road win.

Bluestone’s Garrett Allgood had 16 points on the night. Ernest “EJ” Jones joined Allgood in double figures with 15 points.

Bluestone jumped out to the 14-9 lead at the end of the first period. A slow second produced five points for Bluestone and six points for Lunenburg.

Bluestone was ahead at the half, 19-15. Lunenburg rallied in the third frame to outpace Bluestone 17-10 and took a 32-29 lead the final period.

Bluestone held steady and battled to win the fourth period 15-10 and claim the district win.

Bluestone: G. Allgood 16, A. Simmons 6, E. Jones 15, J. Edmonds 4, S. Pettus 1.

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