Garrett Whited made his comeback in high fashion Saturday and helped lead Eastside to a 42-32 win over Castlewood.
Union’s Mason Polier picked up more yardage than John Battle did as a team Friday. And he did it in one half.
COEBURN — Eastside’s front-line play was dominant Thursday.
In about 57 minutes, Gate City took a 25-14, 25-12, 25-16 win over Richlands (13-8) in the Region 2D quarterfinals at Gate City High School.
Castlewood used the strategy of running in a pack to help pace each other Wednesday to win the Region 1D cross country championship at Veldon Dotson Park. The plan worked.
There are plenty of signs that the holiday season is quickly approaching in Southwest Virginia: leaves turning colors and falling off the trees, the first frost, deer season photos take over social media postings and the high school football regular season coming to an end.
Union’s Emili Brooks made VHSL volleyball history Saturday in the Mountain 7 District championship match, but Abingdon took home the championship.
Union had the play in its playbook for a while, though the Bears hadn’t used it this season. Not until Friday night against Abingdon when the football game was on the line.
Several key football games dot the map across Southwest Virginia for Friday.
COEBURN — Eastside’s Anna Whited played like she was on a mission Thursday.