Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 13, 2013

Mount View disables Van on Senior Night

By GARY DOVE
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WELCH — The Mount View Golden Knight girls' and boys' basketball teams celebrated Senior Night last evening with a pair of wins over Van.

In the preliminary contest, the Lady Golden Knights took a 65-10 victory to conclude their regular season 11-6.

Keisha Johnson and Ashleigh Belfiore paced Mount View with 18 and 14 points respectively, as nine of the ten Lady Knights who played got into the scoring column, including all five senior Lady Knights.

Mount View took a 15-4 lead after the opening frame and expanded that to 39-4 at the intermission.

The Lady Golden Knights will host River View Saturday night at 7:30 at the Castle in the opening round of the Class AA sectional tournament.

In the nightcap, the boys never trailed, taking a 24-7 lead after one and moving into a 45-19 advantage at the half enroute to a 75-43 decision.

Seniors Maurice Brown and Antoine Calloway led the View offensive assault with 20 and 14 points respectively.

Brown tracked down 11 rebounds to help the Golden Knights hold a 44-19 margin in that statistic. Calloway knocked down five-of-six shots from the field, including all four of his three-point attempts.

For the Golden Knights, 12 of 14 players scored, including all seven seniors.

Brandon Elswick took game scoring honors, tossing in 21 for the Bulldogs, while Logan Crouse added 10.

The Knights, now 12-5, will travel to Man Friday night.

 

At The Castle

Girls game

VAN

Holly Adkins 1 0-0 2, Stevie White 2 0-0 4, Courtney Belcher 1 2-2 4, Whitney Hawks 0 0-2 0.  Totals 4 2-4 10.

MOUNT VIEW (11-6)

Ashleigh Belfiore 6 1-1 14, Jordan Younger 3 2-3 8, Shyrell Johnson 2 1-1 5, Shamecca Perkins 4 0-0 8, Gezelle Brown 0 1-2 1, Victoria Bright 1 0-0 2, Keisha Johnson 8 2-2 18, Bretina Hightower 1 0-0 2, Chyna Gray 3 1-2 7.  Totals 28 8 -11 65.

Van......................................4    0     2    4  —  10

Mount View.......................15   24   18   8  —  65

Three-point goals — Van 0;  MV 1 (Belfiore).



Boys game

VAN (2-14)

Brandon Elswick 7 6-7 21, Logan Crouse 4 2-3 10, Tyler Honeycutt 1 1-3 3, Chasen Moore 0 1-2 1, Eddie Yeager 1 4-4 6, Brayon White 1 0-1 2.  Totals 14  14-20 43.

MOUNT VIEW (12-5)

Tashaan Vineyard 2 0-0 4, Ishmyle Sawyers 3 0-0 6, William Johnson 1 3-3 5, Jerry Saunders 2 0-0 5, Antoine Calloway 5 0-0 14, Marquis Bonds 1 0-0 2, Channing Vineyard 2 0-0 4, Ben Johnson 2 0-0 4, Taylor Morrow 1 0-0 2, Maurice Brown 9 2-6 20, Jaeden Burress 1 0-0 3, Donnell Bonds 3 0-0 6.  Totals 32 5-9 75.

Van......................................7   12    7   17  —  43

Mount View......................24   21   20  10  —  75

Three Point Goals — Van 1 (Elswick);  MV 6 (Calloway 4, Saunders 1, Burress 1). Technical Foul — MV, M. Bonds.