Maids basketball teams open season at Keyser



The 2018-19 Lewis County Maids JV and Varsity teams hit the road for a long trip to Keyser on Friday, Nov. 30, to take on the Golden Tornados in the season opener for both teams.
The JV team was in action first and after one quarter of play held a 9-7 lead. Keyser would outscore Lewis County 10-8 in the second quarter to send the game to the halftime break tied at 17-17.
The game would remain tied after the third quarter of play after both teams scored 9 points to send the game into the final quarter knotted at 26 all. The Golden Tornado would outscore the Maids 22-13 in the fourth quarter to take a 48-39 win over Lewis County. Emma Post led the Maids JV’s in scoring with 10 points followed by Abby Hartley and Kylee Good with 8 points apiece.
Following the JV contest the Maids Varsity team took the court for the first time in the night cap. The Maids and Golden Tornados met  for a game that would prove to be close throughout the contest. The score was tied at the end of each of the first three quarters.
The two teams scored 12 points each in the first three cantos to send the game into the final quarter of play tied at 36-36. The Maids outscored the Golden Tornados 20-16 in the final quarter to claim a season opening victory by the score of 56-52. Bella Posey  scored 16 points to lead the Maids while Emma Cayton added 13 points and Anna Tucker chipped in 10 points in the win.
The Maids JV and Varsity team will return to action this Friday night Dec. 7 when they travel to Braxton County for a matchup against the Eagles. Game time for the JV team is 5:45 p.m., while the Varsity game will tip of at 7:30 p.m.
JV Box Score
Score By Quarters
Lewis County 9  8 9 13 - 39
Keyser           7 10 9 22 - 48
Lewis County: Abby Hartley 2 3-6 8; Emma Post 3 1-2 10; Shyanna James 1 1-1 3; Jaelyn Romans 0 1-2 1; Kylee Good 4 0-2 8; Lauren Wyatt 2 0-0 4; Brooke Butcher 1 0-0 2; Brianna Dodson 1 1-2 3; Totals 14 7-15 39; Three Point Field Goals: Hartley - 1; Post - 3
Varsity Box Score
Lewis County 12 12 12 20 - 56
Keyser            12 12 12 16 - 52
Lewis County: Bella Posey 6 0-0 16; Olivia Krinov 3 1-2 7; Payton Campbell 1 0-0 2; Hannah Brown 3 2-4 8; Anna Tucker 3 4-4 10; Emma Cayton 4 2-2 13; Totals 20 9-12 56


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