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Sharks place second at Championship Division meet

Sharks place second at Championship Division meet

The Dahlgren Sharks competed in the 2015 Championship Division Meet of the American Division  A...

Eels finish regular RSL season as National Division runner-up

Eels finish regular RSL season as National Division runner-up

On July 20, the Eden Estate Eels (4-1) narrowly defeated Lake Wilderness, 264-244.
The win, awarded ...

Spotsylvania Post 320 holds off KG Post 89

Spotsylvania Post 320 holds off KG Post 89

On Friday, July 17, at King George High School, during the first round of the Division 12 playoffs, ...

Colonial Beach Triathlon Festival pushes athletes to physical limits

Colonial Beach Triathlon Festival pushes athletes to physical limits

For 750 triathletes, the 31st running of the Colonial Beach Triathlon Festival became a weekend to r...

Spotsy YMCA over Eden Estate Eels

Spotsy YMCA over Eden Estate Eels

The individual standouts for the Eden Estates meet versus host and defending Nation Division champio...

King George Post 89 softball team remains undefeated at 8-0

King George Post 89 softball team remains undefeated at 8-0

King George Post 89 is the only team in American Legion 12 Baseball with an undefeated record of 8-0...

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CBMS Lady Drifters continue to build basketball dynasty

The atmosphere in Colonial Beach was nothing short of exciting!
For the fourth consecutive season, the Colonial Beach Middle School Drifters girls’ basketball team has defended their crown and repeated as Northern Neck District basketball champions.

Accumulating an overall record of 9-1 during the season is no small feat, but sweeping the Lancaster Red Devils throughout the 2012 season, and defeating them in the championship finals is an accomplishment that seems to have the appearance of a dynasty. “To be honest, I thought our season went really well,” Lancaster Middle School head coach Emily Webb said, “We knew it was going to be tough coming into the game, because they (CBMS) beat us both times during the season.”
What is even more amazing is that the program continues to thrive under three different coaches without missing a beat.
Elated over his team’s accomplishment, middle school girls’ basketball head coach Chad Fleming said, “I am really proud of the way they have come through as a team. They have given a 100% all season long, and of all the years I’ve coached girls’ basketball, this is one of the best teams I’ve ever had.”
In the first quarter, the Drifters offense simply out-ran and out-worked the Red Devils defense. During the first two minutes, the Drifters back court, led by Jordan McGinnnis, delivering four high percentage shots that resulted in a 8-1 lead. In the remaining moments of the quarter, Shelby Modlin and Amber Jones posted two baskets, giving the Drifters a 12-1 lead.
In the second quarter, the Drifters extended their lead to 17-3, with #23 leading the way with three points, while #5 added two foul shots. Lanisha Dameron unleashed a towering jump shot to give the Red Devils their first points from the field.
In the third quarter, as the Red Devil offense continued to sputter, the Drifters offense added ten more points courtesy of McGinnnis (4 points), Kenzie Cox and Amber Jones.
In fourth and final quarter, the Drifters offense added an additional 11 points to seal the victory. In a losing cause, Lancaster forward Diamond Taylor added three points in the quarter.

Leonard Banks, Sports Editor

 

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