February 13, 2009
The Jefferson District Tournament tipped off Friday night on both the boys and girls sides. When the final buzzer sounded, the better seeds found themselves staying alive and moving on.
In boys action, second seeded Western Albemarle rebounded from Tuesday's loss. The Warriors topped Louisa in district quarterfinal action, 77-51. They'll face third seeded William Monroe in the semifinals, who topped Fluvanna, 69-45.
Orange and Monticello battled tonight in the other quarterfinal match up, and the fourth seeded Hornets had a little bit more at the end. Orange topped the Mustangs, 75-69. D.J. Brown led the way with 26 points, while Quintin Hunter added 17. Hines Banks scored 17 for the Mustangs in the loss and Kevin Archer chipped in 16. Orange will take on top seeded Charlottesville in Tuesday's semifinals.
The Jefferson District boys semifinals will take place at Western Albemarle High School on Tuesday night. Action begins at 6:30pm.
In the Commonwealth District boys tournament, Albemarle saw its season come to an end, as the Patriots fell to Riverbend, 68-65. Adam Utz scored 23 points int the loss, while Cameron Anderson added 18. Albemarle ends its season with a 12-11 record.
Girls Jefferson District action saw Charlottesville cruise past Louisa, 65-43. Shawntae Payne scored a game high 26 points, while Tameeka Williams pitched in 13. The Knights will face Orange, who knocked off Monticello, 68-41.
Fluvanna and Western Albemarle played a close contest Friday, with the Flucos edging the Warriors, 54-51. K-anna Loyd led the way with 23 points. Carolyn Schneller scored 12 to lead the Warriors. Fluvanna will take on top seeded William Monroe in Wednesday's semifinals.
The Jefferson District girls semifinals will take place Wednesday at Western Albemarle High School at 6:30pm.