ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – The Blue Ridge District Tournament continued with semifinal action on the hardwoods Monday night. The Northside Vikings have been one of the premiere teams not only in our area but in the entire state, sitting at 22-0 entering the night.
Their opponent, William Byrd put up a valiant effort but had no answers against the Vikings athleticism. Lawrence Cole scored 19 points, Cy Hardy added 13 including some electrifying dunks. The Terriers were led by Jaiden Childress who scored 10 but Northside earned the 66-31 win.
Just a few miles away at William Fleming, the Colonels defeated the Lord Botetourt Cavaliers in the other semifinal 64-51.
Northside will host William Fleming on Wednesday for the Blue Ridge District title.
Other scores from Monday night are below:
Amherst County 97, Liberty-Bedford 54
Auburn 73, Giles 41
Bland County 66, Galax 53
Blue Ridge School 80, Carlisle 42
E.C. Glass 74, Heritage (Lynchburg) 40
Faith Christian-Roanoke 53, Timberlake Christian 51
Grayson County 51, Fort Chiswell 35
Rustburg 54, Liberty Christian 50
Fort Chiswell 64, Giles 30
GW-Danville 43, Patrick County 35
Jefferson Forest 57, Brookville 28
Liberty Christian 63, Rustburg 8
Liberty-Bedford 56, Amherst County 47
Lord Botetourt 59, Franklin County 26
Magna Vista 71, Halifax Co. 34
William Fleming 71, Northside 30