Yellow Jackets Reclaim District Tournament Championship From Warriors


Story and Photos by Krystle Bono

The Northampton High School gym was packed with supporters from across Accomack and Northampton counties to witness the Warriors and the Yellow Jackets go head-to-head to see who would come out on top of the district tournament championship.

Northampton dominated their home court, coming out on top to win the title by way of 61-57. Jeremiah Major led the Yellow Jackets at the net, tossing 16 points. Vonte Coston put up 15 points, and Kasai Clark hooped 10. Major also had the team high in rebounds with 11, and Jawaun Bell led with 8 assists.

Gerald Pitt led the Warriors with 16 points. Cade McGregor and Brynden Sampson each threw 11 points.

The Yellow Jackets travel to Northumberland for their first postseason playoff game tonight (Friday).

Broadwater’s boys varsity team fell to Stonebridge on the road last Friday, 50-48.

The boys hosted Atlantic Shores Tuesday night in Exmore and fell 69-39 to the Seahawks. Wardius led with 9 points and Finn Kelly scored 7.

Broadwater’s Greta Bunce helped lift the girls varsity club to a 39-27 win over Stonebridge last Friday. with 17 points. She also grabbed the team high in rebounds with 12, and had 2 assists and 2 steals. Virginia Ross contributed 10 points with 10 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 steal.

The girls took another victory this week against Summit Christian Academy by way of 46-34. Suzanna Long led the count with 20 points, and she had 8 rebounds, 6 steals, and 2 assists, and Wardius tallied 8. Ross had the team high in rebounds and blocks with 12 and 2, respectively.

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