November 5, 2010
Friday marked the end of the regular season for many area teams and playoff berths were on the line entering the night.
Louisa locked up a perfect regular season with a 44-0 win over Fluvanna. The Lions are now 10-0 on the season and will most likely be the number one seed in the Region II playoffs next Friday night. Louisa jumped out to a 21-0 lead at the half and never looked back. Anthony Hunter scored two touchdowns in the first half to start the charge.
Monticello faced a tough battle in William Monroe, but the Mustangs were able to prevail, 44-30. After jumping out to a 16-0 lead, the Dragons stormed backed to tie the game at 23 heading into halftime, but the second half would belong to Monticello. The Mustangs are now 6-4 on the season and will discover their Region II seed on Sunday.
Orange scored 35 first quarter points en route to a 49-0 trouncing of Charlottesville. The Hornets finish the regular season 7-3, 6-1 in district play and will hit the road for postseason play. They'll discover where they're headed on Sunday. Orange head coach John Kayajanian was our in-studio guest Friday night.
Western held a 14-10 lead over Goochland through three quarters, but the Bulldogs coming back for the 18-17 victory.
Buckingham suffered its first loss of the season, a 21-14 defeat at the hands of Amelia. The Knights fall to 8-1 and will close out their regular season next Friday hosting Central. Friday marked their first loss in a regular season game since 2008.
Nelson could not make it two straight wins, falling at William Campbell, 40-12. The Governors will cap off their 2010 season at home next week against Altavista.
Madison took part in a shootout with Manassas Park on Friday in a big Bull Run District showdown. This back and forth match up with the Cougars was tied at 28 at the break, before the Mountaineers pulled away in the second half. Travis Warren led the charge at receiver, pulling down eight receptions for 165 yards and three touchdowns. Madison is now 8-1 on the season, has won seven in a row and will close out the regular season at Clarke County next Friday.
Albemarle put up a good fight at Brooke Point, but fell to the Blackhawks, 37-22. The Patriots finish the year with a 3-7 record, a big improvement from 2009's 0-10 campaign.
STAB met Blue Ridge in a rivalry showdown to close out each team's regular season and the Saints came away with the 34-21 win. This game saw 36 total points scored in the first quarter and STAB holding a 27-15 lead at the break. The Saints lock up home field advantage throughout the postseason.
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