West Girls Edge East 77-74 in All-Star Hoops

Lynchburg - Jordan Gose of Gate City scored a game-high 21 points and the West All-Stars edged the East 77-74 in the Virginia High School Coaches Association all-star girls basketball game at Lynchburg College Monday night.

Gose earned West MVP honors, Taylor Dodson of Spotswood added 20 for the West. Former Heritage star Cameron Carter chipped in 8 points for the winners. Franklin County's Zarkia Mattox led four East players in double figures with 17, Mattox earned East MVP honors.

The East had a desperation shot to tie in the final seconds from just past halfcourt that hit the front rim but wouldn't go. Altavista's Debra Spencer was one of the coaches for the East squad.