Altavista Boys Win, Girls Lose in State Semis

SALEM - Altavista (20-3) outscored Galax 30-19 in the second half and beat the Maroon Tide 54-41 in the boys 1A state semifinals Friday.

Altavista will advance to face the winner of Saturday's semifinal between Radford and Surry County.

Juan Thornhill had 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists for Altavista.

Altavista is trying to win back to back 1A state titles.


SALEM - Altavista trailed by double digits in the second half, fought back, but still lost to Chilhowie 50-43 in the girls 1A state semifinals.

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