Full Court Press H.S. Basketball - Saturday March 2nd


-E.C. Glass defeated Carroll County 61-46 in the VHSL Division 4 state quarterfinals. The Hilltoppers advanced to face Grafton in Richmond Wednesday at 12:45 p.m.

-Heritage could not solve Salem's 2-3 zone on defense and lost to the Spartans 53-45. Salem advances to face Potomac Falls at 9 p.m. on Tuesday in the Division 4 state semifinals.

-Dan River lost in the VHSL Division 2 state quarterfinals for the third year in a row. The Wildcats led by five going into the 4th quarter but lost to Essex 52-49. Dan River forced 20 turnovers, had 20 fast break points, and had 13 steals but had crucial turnovers late in the game that led to the loss.

Terrell Edmunds scored 14 points. Bayshawn Jones had 11.

-Altavista beat Surry County 56-50 in the VHSL Division 1 state quarterfinals. Meche Maulbeck scored 21 points. Altavista will face J.I. Burton Thursday at 1 p.m. at VCU's Siegel Center in the state semifinals.

-Parry McCluer took down Castlewood 53-34 in another VHSL Division 1 state quarterfinal. Parry McCluer will face West Point Thursday at 5 p.m. at VCU's Siegel Center in the state semifinals.

-Martinsville lost to Spotswood 61-44 in the VHSL Division 3 quarterfinals.

-VES lost to Christchurch in overtime 57-49 in the VISAA Division II state championship game. ABC 13 1st-Team All-FCP candidate Caleb White had 16 points in the loss for the Bishops.

-North Cross lost to Amelia Academy 54-49 in the VISAA Division III state championship game.


-Salem defeated Lord Botetourt 46-34 in the VHSL Division 4 quarterfinal. Tay Taylor scored a game-high 16 points and lead the Spartans.

-LCA (24-4) lost in the VISAA Division I state championship game 73-53 to Paul VI. Paul VI has now won seven state titles in a row and 11 of the last 13. LCA coach Tom Brown said, "They're just on a whole ''nother level."

Gena Penick had 17 points and 11 rebounds in the loss. Raven Jefferson scored 13 points.

-Brookville led by five points going into the 4th quarter but lost to Richlands in overtime 47-45.

-Heritage lost to Bassett 57-44.

-Parkway Christian lost in the VACA state championship game 60-53 to Shenandoah Valley Christian.