Ricky Goode-Wright scored 18 points, dished out six assists and collected four steals to help James Monroe hold off homestanding King George for a 55-51 Battlefield District boys basketball win on Thursday night.

Girardi Cubillan added 13 points and eight rebounds, and Lual Chol grabbed seven boards and four blocks to go with his eight points for the Yellow Jackets.

JM can clinch the district tournament top seed with a win over visiting Caroline on Friday.

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James Monroe (12-9, 9-2): Girardi Cubillan 13, Ricky Goode-Wright 18, Aaron Carter 0, Tayon Doss 0, Kaison Barnett 2, Parker Smocer-Hilderbrand 8, Lual Chol 8, Travis Hudson 0, Jeremiah McCormick 6. Totals: 19 10-13 55.

King George (6-16, 2-10): Myckel Mason 2, Javon Campbell 11, David Clift 15, Teyon Richardson-Ransom 6, Calvin Jones 3, Keiron Kelly 9, Kyle Reviello 5. Totals: 19 8-16 51.

3-pointers: JM 7 (Goode-Wright 2, Smocer-Hilderbrand 2, McCormick 2, Cubillan). KG 5 (Clift 3, Richardson-Ransom, Reviello).

BOYS BASKETBALL

FRED. CHRISTIAN 54,

RANDOLPH-MACON 49

Connor Armand tallied 21 points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists in Fredericksburg Christian’s Delaney Athletic Conference road victory.

Joshua Hill had 14 points, four rebounds and three assists for the Eagles, who travel to Seton on Saturday afternoon.

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Randolph-Macon1581115   —   49

FCS (6-11, 1-7): Chris Coffman 0, Caleb Deveau 3, Matthew Shaeffer 5, Trey Green 3, Cross Conway 0, Joshua Hill 14, Connor Armand 21, Brian Tinnell 8. Totals: 20 8-15 54.

Randolph-Macon: Taylor 23, Elias 13, Futa-Kabonga 11, McLeod 2. Totals: 20 7-12 49.

3-pointers: FCS 6 (Armand 3, Deveau, Hill, Shaeffer). Randolph-Macon 2 (Futa-Kabonga 2).

MASSAPONAX 69,

ESSEX 47

Khai Seargeant and Jack Clements each scored 12 points to help lead Massaponax to a home victory over Essex.

D.J. Johnson had 10 assists and Lanxton Athy contributed 10 rebounds and five blocks for the Panthers.

The win was Massaponax 18th of the season, which is a new school record according to coach Darren Berkley.

The Panthers host Mountain View on Tuesday.

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Massaponax        26   20   12   11   —   69

Essex: Jones 17, Banks 13, Martin 0, Hammond 0, White 3, Harvey 12, Smith 2. Totals: 17 10-14 47.

Massaponax (18-6): Alphonzo Williams 7, D.J. Johnson 5, Noah Lafleur 0, Islaam Al-Mateen 3, Dorion Staples 2, Khai Seargeant 12, Arkese Claiborne 4, Jack Clements 12, Francis Perges 8, Matthew Grosskopf 2, Noryen Lasley 2, Lanxton Athy 8, Amenique Roberts 4. Totals: 23 14-17 69.

3-pointers: Essex 3 (Banks, Jones, Martin). Massaponax 9 (Clements 4, Perges 2, Johnson, Seargeant, Williams).

GIRLS BASKETBALL

KING GEORGE 66,

JAMES MONROE 11

Gabby Mack and Katherine Healey each stepped up their game to help visiting King George close out an unbeaten regular season with a convincing Battlefield District win.

Mack finished with 17 points and eight rebounds and Healey supplied eight points and nine steals for the Foxes, who finished 12-0 in the district.

Oma Aguola added 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists, with Halie Ellis contributing 12 points, eight assists and seven boards for the Foxes, who will be the top seed in the upcoming district tournament.

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King George (21-0, 12-0): Lauren Sheehan 5, Brianna Martin 4, Oma Aguolu 18, Halia Ellis 12, Katherine Healey 8, Gabby Mack 17, Loren Tolliver 2. Totals: 23 11-18 66.

James Monroe (4-17, 1-10): Isabel Whitman 0, Nia Bryant 2, Harmoni Swain 6, Amathy Chol 0, Ayanna Wynn-Grayson 0, Jessica Nibblins 0, Lili Watkins 0, Shana Tucker 3, Torjahe Ferguson 0, Renisha Jones 0. Totals: 3 5-10 11.

3-pointers: King George 3 (H. Ellis 2, Sheehan). James Monroe none.

WASHINGTON & LEE 64,

NORTHUMBERLAND 41

DeVonna Fisher and Taliyah Ball each scored 16 points in Washington & Lee’s Northern Neck District home win.

Ball made five 3-pointers for the Eagles.

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Wash. & Lee        16   17   20   11   —   64

Northumberland: Smith 2, Pitts 2, Seldon 18, Thompson 5, Noel 4, Jackson 8, Morris 2. Totals: 12 10-18 41.

W&L: Jayniyah Coffman 0, Kennise Gray 12, Dekira Martin 1, Whitney Wolf 10, Makaila Veney 3, Courtney Garland 0, DeVonna Fisher 16, Megan Smith 6, Armechielle Byrd 0, Taliyah Ball 16, Alivia Greer 0, Taylor Smith 0. Totals: 23 12-38 64.

3-pointers: Northumberland 5 (Jackson 2, Seldon 2, Thompson). W&L 6 (Ball 5, Fisher).

STEWARD 59, FCS 44

Steward held visiting Fredericksburg Christian to 11 first-half points, and the Eagles could not catch up in the second half despite 29 points and 10 rebounds from Sarah Tate.

Taylor Thomas added nine points, five assists and four rebounds, while Morgan Griffis grabbed seven boards for FCS, which hosts Christ Chapel on Friday.

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Steward   15   20   14   10   —   59

Fredericksburg Christian (8-6): Bella Izadi 4, Grayson Scott 0, Amaya Roane 0, Taylor Thomas 9, Morgan Griffis 2, Brianna DeArmas 0, Sarah Tate 29. Totals: 14 15-27 44.

Steward: S. Quershi 1, N. Obido 2, G. Fox 7, C. Savering 7, M. Traynham 10, S. Pittman 32. Totals: 25 8-12 59.

3-pointers: FCS 1 (Thomas). Steward 1 (Savering).



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