Charlottesville’s boys basketball team opened its seasons with a cross-town public-private battle against Covenant and the Black Knights got out of the gate strong, beating the Eagles 75-30.
Jaylen Hudson led Charlottesville with 11 points while Isaiah Washington finished with 10. Jahmani Young, Sam Neale, Kajuan Stinnie each finished with eight points. Neale buried a pair of 3-pointers for the Black Knights.
Sam Walkup led Covenant with 10 points while Will Moore finished with six points.
Albemarle boys coast past Culpeper
Albemarle’s boys basketball team rolled 81-39 past Culpeper Tuesday night, picking up largely where the Patriots left off last year during a state final four run.
Austin Katstra finished with 17 points for Albemarle while Jake Hahn chipped in 15. J’Quan Anderson filled up the stat sheet with 13 points, five assists and four steals. KaySean Allen scored 10 and Cartier Key dished out seven assists.
STAB girls roll past TA
St. Anne’s-Belfield’s girls basketball team made short work of Turner Ashby Tuesday night in a 74-23 victory where five players scored in double figures as part of a balanced offensive attack.
Defensively the Saints shut down the Knights, collectively finishing with 30 steals as a team.
Bri Tinsley led the way with 15 points on an efficient 7-for-10 from the field and Jovia Winkey put together a 13-point performance while shooting 60 percent. Jayla Davis had 12 points, seven rebounds and four steals. Tinsley also chipped in six steals and four assists.
Jada Bennett finished with 11 points and four steals. Sierra Smith finished with six points and 10 rebounds.
Louisa girls get started on right foot
Louisa County’s girls basketball team picked up a 61-53 victory over Caroline Tuesday, with sophomore Tyi Skinner and forward DaNikqua Marshall leading the way.
Marshall posted a monster double double with 19 rebounds to go with her 13 points. Nine of those boards came on the offensive end. Skinner finished with 22 points and four assists at the point guard spot. Anna Grace Agee chipped in eight points and Terriana Neely had 10 for the Lions.
Alexis Brown led Caroline with 22 points.
Louisa County’s boys basketball team beat Caroline 73-59 with Quinton Ragland scoring 13 points to lead the Lions. Waynesboro boys basketball beat Fluvanna 47-29. Madison boys basketball beat Luray 63-44. Madison’s girls basketball team fell 43-33 to Luray, with Makalya Taylor’s 10 points leading the way.