Heritage Boys, Brookville Girls claim Seminole crowns, plus Monday scores
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Down 6 with one quarter to go in the Seminole District title game, Heritage's CJ Rosser did what he does best.
The senior poured in 29 points, while teammate Jay Warren hit clutch free throws down the stretch to lead the Pioneers to a 65-58 comeback win over Jefferson Forest to claim the District title.
Seminole Player of the Year Jordan Richeson was held scoreless in the first half, but heated up in the 2nd half. Richeson's 17 points included a three point shot that gave the Cavs a lead with 90 seconds left. But Rosser and company pulled away to seal the title.
Jefferson Forest will host Pulaski county in their region opener on Friday. Heritage's game has yet to be announced.
In the Seminole girls title game, Brookville pulled away from the Heritage Pioneers to claim the crown, 69-43. Kylie Stark led the Bees with 20 points. Brookville outscored the Pioneers 17-3 in the final frame.
In the Dogwood District Semifinals, Appomattox County rallied in the third quarter to take a double digit lead, then held off a feisty Nelson County squad, 55-43. Tyler Gilliam led the Raiders with 16 points. Devin Dews added 15. Devon Cousins led the Governors with 15 in the losing effort.
Other scores reported to the ABC-13 Sports Desk:
- Randolph-Henry 73, Goochland 55 (James River District Championship): Jordan Jones with 26 points for the Stateme, Nashiem Pettis with 21.
- Dan River 86, William Campbell 52 (Dogwood District Semifinals)
- Franklin County 35, Martinsville 35 (Piedmont District Semifinals)
- G.W. 63, Magna Vista 53 (Piedmont District Semifinals): Shunta Wilson with 15 Points.
- Rockbridge Co. 52, Broadway 41 (Valley District Semifinals) - Wildcats travel to Spotswood for District Title on Wednesday.
- Chatham 59, Appomattox Co. 47 (Dogwood District Semifinals): Destiny Wilson with 19 Points, Bre Price with 15 Points, 10 Rebounds, and Tomari Lee with 11 points for Chatham (18-4).
- Gretna 66, Dan River 40 (Dogwood District Semifinals): Ty'Nasia Witcher with 22 Points for the Hawks, Paris Calloway added 17. Gretna travels to Chatham on Wednesday for the Dogwood title.
- G.W. 33, Bassett 27 (Piedmont District Semifinal)