Pound led the Cavaliers to 404 victories and one state championship in a 22-year career.
HARRISONBURG — A year ago, Lord Botetourt defeated the Spotswood Trailblazers in the Class 3 state quarterfinals on the way to winning a state championship.
Jenna Alam and Brooklyn Shelton probably have spent more time in the last four years with their basketball and volleyball teammates than they have with their families.
Before one of the girls basketball teams could advance in Friday night’s Class 3 state semifinals at Roanoke College’s Cregger Center, somebody was going to have to make some free throws.
During its run through the Class 3 state basketball tournament last year, Lord Botetourt’s girls lost the region final to Abingdon.
Hanging onto a two-point lead with about four minutes left before halftime, Northside unleashed a 17-4 run to close out the second quarter against rival Lord Botetourt and romped to an 83-62 win in the Region 3D tournament Tuesday.
The championship trophy in the Blue Ridge District girls basketball tournament should have been sponsored by Windex.
DALEVILLE — Lord Botetourt had a 12-point run when it needed it most, then held off William Byrd for a 63-59 win in the first round of the Blue Ridge District boys basketball tournament Tuesday.
Lord Botetourt prepared for next week’s Blue Ridge District girls basketball tournament by ending its regular season with impressive victories on consecutive nights.
DALEVILLE — Those who require elaboration on how an athlete earns the title of ‘closer’ are urged to find a video recording of Lord Botetourt’s Miette Veldman against William Fleming in the Blue Ridge District girls basketball regular season finale Friday night.