Hoops, hoops and
It’s been a busy week for roundball around the Tri-Cities, and Progress-Index staff writer Sean Jones has been on hand for all of the action, from Virginia State University’s game against Barton College on Monday to Hopewell’s rematch against Prince George on Wednesday to Petersburg’s match against Meadowbrook at Petersburg High School’s William W. Lawson Jr. Classic on Saturday.
Sophomore William Vedder drives into the paint and ends with taking a foul. Vedder totaled 9 points and pulled in 5 rebounds against Barton.
Senior Isiah Richardson drives at the basket for Meadowbrook against Freedom High School at Petersburg High School’s William W. Lawson Jr. Classic on Saturday.
Lemondie Gregg drops a three point shot for Meadowbrook against Freedom at Petersburg High School on Saturday afternoon.
Tavian Morris throws the ball back above the three point line for an open Royal to hit a 3-point shot against Hopewell.
Darion Harris defends his marker in a lively opening half for Meadowbrook.
Christopher Allen pulls down a defensive rebound for Prince George in the Royals’ 58-57 loss to Hopewell.
Monarchs sophomore James Patterson sinks his second free throw after drawing a foul on an inbound pass.
Armond Griebe takes a two-point shot for VSU in the first half against Barton College. Griebe grabbed 6 rebounds and 6 points on Monday.
Elvin Edmonds IV is introduced to the crowd ahead of Hopewell’s 48-47 revenge over Prince George. Edmonds ended the game with 16 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals.
Alphonzo Mason goes up and puts the ball off the backboard for two points against Freedom on Saturday afternoon.
Cedric Wiggins crosses behind his back in front of the Barton defender. Wiggins moved the ball efficiently for Virginia State in the 95-78 win over Barton on Monday.
Hopewell’s cheer squad motivates the basketball team and home fans during the win on Wednesday night.