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Tandem Friends boys basketball coach Robert Jordan was reading off the long list of Senior Night accolades provided by senior guard Latrell Winkey in his two seasons with the Badgers prior to Thursday’s Delaney Athletic Conference Division II semifinal matchup against Wakefield Country Day.

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An important third-quarter scoring run propelled the Tandem Friends School girls basketball team past visiting Quantico, 48-40, in the Delaney Athletic Conference Division II semifinals on Thursday.

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The Saints (18-5) bombarded the Titans to open the third quarter, going on a 16-0 run and building an insurmountable lead that resulted in a 57-44 win and the team’s fifth straight LIS crown.

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The first half of Wednesday's Class 3, Region C semifinal game at Western Albemarle was a low-scoring affair, but the Warriors pulled away with 14 unanswered points in the third quarter and punched their ticket to the state tournament for the third year in a row with a 52-22 victory over Rustburg.

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After the departure of Austin Katstra and Jake Hahn, not too many people thought this year’s Albemarle boys basketball team would have a chance to match the success of the program’s previous two seasons, each of which ended in the VHSL state semifinals.

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MADISON — The Madison County boys basketball team gave its all Tuesday night against Stuarts Draft’s run-and-gun offense that produces 3-pointers at will and changed units every couple minutes.

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STANARDSVILLE — The players on the court were pretty nonchalant when Sam Brunelle finished a baseline drive with a layup and a foul shot to extend William Monroe’s lead to nine with 2:45 left in Tuesday’s Class 3, Region B semifinal game against Brentsville.

Harrisonburg had a 30-5 run that bridged the first and second quarters en route to a 67-34 victory against overmatched No. 6 Orange County in the opening round of the Class 5 Region D girls basketball tournament at HHS.

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A 15-point halftime lead for the Western Albemarle girls basketball team shrunk to six in the fourth quarter of Monday’s Class 3, Region C quarterfinal against Fluvanna County, but Anna O’Shea closed the door on the Flucos’ comeback.

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Jamare Crump was feeling under the weather before William Fleming’s boys basketball game Monday night against visiting Orange County. It was the Hornets who left with a sick feeling after Crump rained down a career-high 27 points to lead Fleming to a 93-84 victory in the first round of the R…

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William Monroe girls basketball coach Jess Stafford borrowed this season’s motto — “Chop Wood, Carry Water” — from a book that Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett had his players read.

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Western Albemarle hosts a Class 3, Region C doubleheader on Monday. The girls host Fluvanna County at 6 p.m. and the boys host Broadway at 7:30 p.m.

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RICHMOND – A bell tolled and the gravelly voice of longtime fight announcer Michael Buffer echoed through the cavernous SwimRVA aquatic facility on Friday before the championship rounds began in the VHSL Class 3 state swim meet.

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The No. 3 Charlottesville girls basketball team shook off its loss in the Jefferson District championship game earlier in the week by clobbering No. 6 George Washington-Danville, 55-27, in the opening round of the Class 4, Region D tournament on Friday.

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With 27 seconds to play in Tuesday’s Jefferson District championship game, Albemarle’s J’Quan Anderson had a wide-open look at an easy layup, but he didn’t take it.

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High school basketball season is in full swing in Central Virginia. Check out the Starting Five each Monday on cvillevarsity.com and in Tuesday’s Daily Progress as we roll out three storylines and two can’t-miss games, and as a bonus, a breakout player to keep an eye on.

Charlottesville girls basketball coach Jim Daly admitted recently that every time he checks his team’s box score after a game, he is surprised by how spread out the scoring is. Game after game, his Black Knights continue to distribute the points en route to victories.

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Known for its prowess from the 3-point line, Western Albemarle’s boys basketball team put the ball on the floor Friday night and leaned on a stingy defense in a 64-38 Jefferson District tournament victory over visiting Monticello.

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Already knowing its postseason destiny, the Western Albemarle girls basketball team could play loose in Friday’s Jefferson District tournament opener against Orange County, and it showed.

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After spending a year on the Fork Union Military Academy postgraduate football team, lineman Quinton Ragland went home to Louisa County High School on Wednesday to announce his college decision.