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Harrison surpasses 1,000 career points as PV girls prevail

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Mikya Harrison surpassed the 1000-career points mark on Friday in Skipwith. (Mike Moseley photo) / December 26, 2019

Bluestone welcomed Park View to Skipwith on Friday night and lost to their cross-county rivals, 53-34.

The top offensive performances came from a couple of sophomores from each team. Bluestone’s Tyra Dennis scored a season high 15 points. PV’s Deaona Watkins posted 16 points to lead all scorers. Mikya Harrison added 13 points for the Lady Dragons.

During the first period of play Bluestone gave the Lady Dragons all they could handle. Lady Baron Xzareyah Tucker scored the first basket to open the game. PV answered with a deuce before Bluestone’s Kayla Williams pushed down the lane for the 4-2 score.

PV went on a 13-0 run led by Watkins to move out to the 15-4 lead. Bluestone fought back as the quarter ended with a 6-0 burst to finish the period down by five points, 15-10.

In the second quarter a Williams deuce and one-of-two at the foul stripe by Jalan Dailey got the Bluestone girls within two points, 15-13. PV would then go on a dominating 15-0 run before Bluestone’s Amiracle Hilliard hit a three-pointer. PV went to the half leading with a score of 31-16.

Tucker and Williams had four points each in the first half for Bluestone. Watkins and Mikya Harrison led the Lady Dragons with 10 points apiece.

Park View outscored Bluestone 15-5 in the third. It was during this quarter that Harrison broke the 1,000-point mark for her high school career. The accomplishment was cheered by fans from both teams.

Midway through the third period, PV head coach Mike Barmoy had put in his reserves and this group of players basically finished out the game for the Lady Dragons.

Bluestone outpaced PV in the final period 13-7. Dennis hit 11 of her 15 points during this time.

With the non-district loss Bluestone’s record is 2-4, 2-3 JRD. Park View improved to 9-1, 6-1 TRD.

Bluestone: X. Tucker 4, K. Walls 2, A. Hilliard 3, J. Dailey 2, K. Shanklin 2, T. Dennis 15, K. Williams 6.

PV: T. House 5, S. Johnson 1, A. Williams 4, A. Green 5, M. Harrison 13, D. Watkins 16, S. Garner 2, T. Watts 2, J. Jackson 2, I. Green 3.

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