Four starters return for West Middlesex; seeking another D10 title


Ms. Reds must move on from MaKennah White (UMASS) this season

West Middlesex Big Red High School Basketball

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West Middlesex Ms. Reds
Coach: Mike Williams
2019-20 Record: 19-7 (10-2, Region 1)
Returning Starters: Juniors – Emily Anthony, Carlie Beatty and Taylor Tomko. Sophomore – Kennedy Beatty
… Coach Williams points out, “We need to find a way to replace MaKennah White (University of Massachusetts) – who graduated with 1996 points and 1239 rebounds during her career. We’ll need to figure out our rebounding formula, as well as being able to get easy baskets like we got from White.”

The Ms. Reds won their 5th consecutive District 10 (2A) championship last year by topping Maplewood (84-56) in the title tilt. West Middlesex finished in second place (10-2) in Region 1 behind Kennedy Catholic with a 19-7 mark overall.

Emily Anthony returns after averaging 11.8 points, 5.4 assists while making 27 three-point baskets. She made All-District 10 as a freshman and as a sophomore. Carlie Beatty also averaged above 11-points per game and hauled down 6-rebounds last year. Taylor Tomko connected on 18 three-pointers a year ago.

“We’re hoping to get another District 10 title,” indicates Williams. “I feel that we should be co-favorites along with Maplewood again this year. We’d like to compete for the Region 1 title with Kennedy Catholic.”

2020-21 Schedule
West Middlesex
Dec. 11 – Cambridge Springs
Dec. 12 – Neshannock
Dec. 15 – Slippery Rock
Dec. 16 – Sharpsville
Dec. 19 – at Harbor Creek
Dec. 21 – Rocky Grove
Dec. 23 – at Girard
Dec. 29 – at Hickory Tournament
Dec. 30 – at Hickory Tournament
Jan. 4 – at Farrell
Jan. 7 – Mercer
Jan. 11 – at Jamestown
Jan. 15 – Reynolds
Jan. 18 – Commodore Perry
Jan. 21 – at Kennedy Catholic
Jan. 25 – at Rocky Grove
Jan. 29 – Farrell
Feb. 1 – at Mercer
Feb. 4 – Jamestown
Feb. 8 – at Reynolds
Feb. 11 – at Commodore Perry
Feb. 15 – Kennedy Catholic

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