ROANOKE, Va. – In the Region 2C semifinals, the James River boys beat Floyd County 74-40 behind a 31 point third quarter. The win secured a spot in the Class 2 State tournament, the first appearance for the Knights since 2011.
“I can breathe now, no back pain, no chest pain. It feels amazing,” head coach Ethan Humphries said. “We don’t take it for granted, any playoff win. They share the ball so well. A couple of them played together for years and years, it’s fun to watch their chemistry out there.”
In Region 3D, the Northside Viking boys defeated Lord Botetourt 67-42. In the girls bracket, Liberty Christian fell to Spotswood 47-19.
More boys scores:
Fluvanna 89, Liberty Christian 77
Spotswood 66, Heritage-Lynchburg 44
Cave Spring 71, Abingdon 31
Northside 67, Lord Botetourt 52
James River-Buchanan 74, Floyd County 40
Radford 50, Martinsville 39
Altavista 53, Rappahannock County 48
More girls scores:
Spotswood 47, Liberty Christian 19
Carroll County 58, Lord Botetourt 20
Staunton River 65, Magna Vista 58