Glass, Hidden Valley fall in State qtrs; Carlisle girls edge Timberlake for VISAA title
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - The E.C. Glass boys fell to Loudoun Valley in the Class 4 boys state quarterfinal tournament, 69-47.
The reigning Class 4 champion Vikings (25-2) roared in the first quarter, on a 12-0 run in the first quarter that took the breath out of the Hilltoppers (21-6). Early in the 2nd quarter, Glass's Tru Haskins buried a three pointer, followed by a Zaykese Brown fast break dunk that cut the early deficit to 8 points, at 24-16.
Loudoun Valley, however, was simply too much offensively, shooting at a high percentage down the stretch. Loudoun's Jordan Miller scored 12 points, all in the first quarter, while teammates Trent Dawson (11) and Jalen Williams (10) took over the lion's share work down the stretch. Haskins led Glass with 12 points, Tre Alexander with 8.
The Carlisle Chiefs girls rallied late to take a lead with under a minute to play to edge Timberlake Christian, 35-31. Victoria Belcher scored the winning bucket for Carlisle, who claimed their 4th straight VISAA Div. III state title.
The Hidden Valley boys dropped a heartbreaker to Western Albemarle Saturday afternoon, 46-44. Jonah Fitzgerald rattled home a three pointer with under a minute to put the Titans up. With seconds remaining, the Warriors' Thomas Mangrum grabbed an inbounds pass and banked home the winning shot as time expired.
In other scores:
- Cox-Western Branch 53, Franklin County 50 - Chandler Taylor with 25 points for the Eagles in the loss.
- Graham 49, Martinsville 30
- Freedom-South Riding 78, Patrick Henry-Roanoke 32