The Virginia High School League crowned six state champions on Saturday. Others were Freedom, Highland Springs, Dinwiddie and Phoebus.
The Riverheads High School Gladiators eye their 7th straight Class 1 football title as the George Wythe Maroons bid for an upset. This will be the Maroons’ first championship game since 2012.
Lynchburg’s Heritage Pioneers will meet the Phoebus Phantoms of Hampton on Saturday to determine the 2022 Class 3 champion. In 2018, Heritage defeated Phoebus 24-20 to take the title.
Since 2016, the team from Bluefield has only lost twice to a Virginia opponent in the regular season.
Saturday’s games will determine who plays in the state championships. Updated with scores from Saturday’s games.
We’re now down to four teams in each of the state’s six classifications. Saturday’s games will determine who plays for state championships.
Regional finals will pit Salem against E.C. Glass, Christiansburg against Lord Botetourt, Appomattox against Glenvar, Central-Lunenburg against Riverheads, Grayson against George Wythe, Grundy against PH-Glade Spring.
Louisa seeks to avenge a big loss to Salem. Lynchburg will have three days’ worth of games. Staunton River is one of five No. 7 seeds still alive. And more.
Updated with scores from the Saturday games and this week’s match-ups.
William Fleming and Hidden Valley make it in, William Byrd and Pulaski don’t. E.C. Glass, Galax, Graham, Liberty Christian, Lord Botetourt, PH-Glade Spring, Radford, Riverheads secure top seed in their regions.