DUBLIN — A game-winning shot falling through the net as the final horn sounds is the most dramatic way to end a basketball game.
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.
For the first time in 22 years, William Byrd hoisted the first-place trophy up high at the end of its annual wrestling tournament.
Long shots offer more points per basket than those from close range, but William Fleming proved the value of a strong inside game in its 71-63 Blue Ridge District boys basketball win over William Byrd on Friday.
Five Timesland schools — Auburn, Northside, William Byrd, Cave Spring and Pulaski County competed on Saturday in the VHSL Cheer Championships at the VCU Siegel Center.
William Byrd’s Sam Dantzler entered Week 8 of the high school football season leading Timesland in rushing and ranking second in scoring.