WATCH: Patrick Henry boys win region 5D championship, Cave Spring girls, Northside boys advance in 3D

ROANOKE, Va. – Thursday was a busy evening for the Roanoke hoops. Over at Patrick Henry, the Region 5D finals were underway, Patriots facing the William Fleming Colonels. Two teams loaded with talent, it was a close battle all the way to the end. Patrick Henry the victor, winning 66-65, and claiming back-to-back region titles. Patrick Henry will face the winner of Potomac Falls versus Stonebridge in the first round of the State Championship.

At Northside, another cross-town rivalry between the Vikings and Lord Botetourt Cavaliers. Lord Botetourt leading most of the way, but the Vikings pulled ahead late in the fourth. Cavalier’s Conner Tilley sank a three to send it to overtime, but Northside came out on top, beating Lord Botetourt 80-74. The Vikings will head to Abingdon Saturday to play for the 3D Region Championship.

On the hardwood at Cave Spring, the girls taking on 5 seed Lord Botetourt. The Cavaliers kept it close in the first half, but the Knights prevailed, winning 53-47. They will host Carroll county on Saturday.

Parry McCluer versus George Wythe postponed until 6 p.m. on Friday.

Boys Basketball Scores:

Patrick Henry 66, William Fleming 65

Northside 80, Lord Botetourt 74

Abingdon 60, Cave Spring 46

Girls Basketball Scores:

Cave Spring 53, Lord Botetourt 57

Carroll County 65, Northside 40

Honaker 68, Rural Retreat 30

Thomas Walker 69, Chilhowie 45

About the Authors

Brooke Leonard is the newest addition to the 10 Sports team, joining in June 2019.

Eric is no stranger to the Roanoke Valley. He is a Roanoke native and proud graduate of William Fleming High School.

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