Wednesday, May 29, 2024
61.8 F

Red Devils open region tournament with lopsided win over Raiders, 61-23

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster’s Antavion Thomas (2) is challenged on the shot by Rappahannock’s Xavier Rich (15) during a Region 1A quarterfinal. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster easily moved to the second round of postseason play Monday night with a 38-point victory over Rappahannock, 61-23, in a Region 1A boys basketball quarterfinal.

The Red Devils were scheduled to play Middlesex, a 62-54 winner over Northampton, in a semifinal game on February 23. Washington & Lee beat Essex, 75-44, and West Point defeated Mathews, 57-31, in the other quarterfinal games.

The winners of the W&L versus West Point and Lancaster versus Middlesex games will meet at 6 p.m. Friday, February 25, in the regional championship. The game will be at the higher seed. Lancaster is the number one seed in the region and a win against Middlesex will have the Devils hosting.

The state tournament will begin Friday, March 4, at the higher seeds. Both the region champion and runner-up advance….

There's more to this story...
Are you a subscriber? 

 Log in

Many more news articles, photos and ads are available only to those
subscribe to our printed newspaper or our online e-Edition.

Pick up a copy or Subscribe today!

Rappahannock Record Staff
Rappahannock Record Staff
From the Rappahannock Record news team

Follow us on Social Media

Your Local Weather

clear sky
61.8 ° F
65.9 °
56.9 °
89 %
0 %
77 °
73 °
71 °
75 °
74 °