Even after Saturday’s 72-58 win over Wingate, Virginia-Wise’s women’s basketball team is still on the outside looking in for a bid to the SAC tournament. But the window the Cavaliers are looking through does have a little crack in it.
The Eastside boys and girls basketball teams both got the better of Twin Springs in Friday’s Cumberland District tournament finals at Virginia-Wise’s Prior Convocation Center.
Defending state champion Mason Polier of Union advanced to Saturday’s VHSL wrestling semifinals, joined by a host of other area grapplers participating in the Class 2 and Class 1 championships at the Salem Civic Center.
WISE — Twin Springs played its way into the Region 1D tournament Thursday.
Friday night will feature game No. 3 for Gate City and Wise Central boys basketball. This time a title and a trophy and a whole lot of pride will be on the line.
Twin Springs is headed to a Cumberland District girls championship game clash with Eastside after knocking off second-seeded Thomas Walker 59-49 on Tuesday in the tournament semifinals.
The Rye Cove and Twin Springs boys and J.I. Burton and Twin Springs girls picked up wins Monday and moved on to the semifinals of their respective Cumberland District tournaments.
After 20 years as a head basketball coach, Wise Central’s T.J. McAmis is hanging it up.
Four teams dominated Saturday’s Class 1 Super Region wrestling championships at Carroll County in Independence.
Union senior Mason Polier wasted little time claiming his third Region 2D wrestling championship Saturday and Wise Central senior Jonah Phillips won his second straight regional crown.