Tag: basketball

By Matthew Yoder Chincoteague fought off a one-man show from Holly Grove’s Zach Chaffins Monday night, returning to the win column in the Ponies’ first game of the new year. Chincoteague led throughout the tight contest, employing depth and balanced scoring to better the Eagles. Landon King opened the game for Chincoteague,...
By Matthew Yoder Arcadia has become a team with a fated tendency to dig a hole for themselves, but more times than not they have also responded with great resolve. The Firebirds latest escapade into comebacks resulted in a truly classic league game to usher in the new year. A...
By Matthew Yoder Chincoteague set an imposing tone on defense early, helping to secure a win on the road Monday night against Holly Grove. Less than two minutes into the game, Holly Grove’s Mackenzie Schaffer spotted up for a jumper, only to be blocked by Caroline Shelley of Chincoteague. The force...
By Matthew Yoder A total team effort down Northampton’s depth contributed to a convincing 64-21 win on the road Tuesday night against Arcadia. The Yellow Jackets built an impressive lead with their starting five. Brianna Bochman expertly directed a cross-court pass to teammate Maeyanna Delk for a layup, and Northampton was...
By Brennan Waldorf  Eight games into the season and the Lady Warriors have already matched their total wins from last season, with a win over Arcadia in Oak Hall back in December. Both the Lady Warriors and Arcadia are currently in the rebuilding stages as they seek to return to...
By Matthew Yoder It’s difficult to capture the essence of a hotly contested game without addressing the factor whistles played in determining the outcome. A questionable dribbling call with seven seconds remaining negated Arcadia’s chances to set up for a final shot. However, whistles alone did not lead to Arcadia’s...
By Matthew Yoder Casey Cordrey’s patient team-building process nearly netted early season results, but Nandua held off a spirited effort from Arcadia to escape with a 25-24 win in Oak Hall last week. The first quarter was evenhanded as the teams sought to find their identities. Arcadia effectively drew fouls, giving...
By Matthew Yoder Northampton fought off a slow start on the road to defeat Chincoteague 48-34 last Friday. The first half was scrappy, and points were hard to come by for both teams. Seemingly every possession and shot was contested and neither team separated itself, with Northampton carrying the slimmest...
By Matthew Yoder The Chincoteague girls invited the Lady Indians from Wicomico for a Monday matinee tipoff. Leyanna Pettit emerged as the featured performer, stealing the show with 28 points, helping to deliver a 67-29 win for the Lady Indians. Pettit split her points equally between halves, 14 in the...
          By Brennan Waldorf The Northampton Yellow Jackets move into second place in the district after taking down Chincoteague last Friday, Dec. 13, in Eastville. They then traveled to Onley and defeated the Warriors on their homecourt Dec. 17, putting the Yellow Jackets one game out from district leader Arcadia. The...