Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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March 2, 2013

State tournaments loom

CHARLESTON — The Princeton Tigerettes got the fourth seed on Friday and are matched up against No. 5 Logan in the first round of the state Class AAA girls basketball tournament next Thursday at 11:15 a.m. in Charleston.

In Class AA, PikeView takes on the top seed, Westside, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

In Virginia state-level quarterfinals, the Bland County boys play J.I. Burton at 10 a.m. today in Salem; the girls from Richlands play Brookville at 11 a.m. today at UVa-Wise; and the Graham G-Men take on Gate City tonight at 7:30 p.m. also at UVa-Wise.

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Virginia State Tournament

QUARTERFINALS

GROUP A DIVISION 2 BOYS

Quarterfinals

Radford 59, Virginia High 42

Dan River vs. Essex, at Salem Civic Center, Saturday, 11:45 a.m.

Gate City vs. Graham, at UVa-Wise, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

William Monroe 74 Northumberland 44

Semifinals

Thursday, March 7

At Siegel Center, VCU

Radford vs. Dan River-Essex winner, 7 p.m.

Gate City-Graham winner vs. William Monroe, 9 p.m.

Championship

Saturday, March 9

At Siegel Center, VCU

Semifinal winners, 5 p.m.

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GROUP A DIVISION 1 BOYS

Quarterfinals

Bland County vs. J.I. Burton, at Salem Civic Center, Saturday, 10 a.m.

Altavista vs. Surry County, at Salem Civic Center, Saturday, 6:45 p.m.

Castlewood vs. Parry McCluer, at UVa-Wise, Saturday, 4 p.m.

West Point 70, Page County 43

Semifinals

Thursday, March 7

At Siegel Center, VCU

Bland County-J.I. Burton winner vs. Altavista-Surry County winner, 1 p.m.

Castlewood-Parry McCluer winner vs. West Point, 5 p.m.

Championship

Friday, March 8

At Siegel Center VCU

Semifinal winners, 3:45 p.m.

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GROUP AA DIVISION 3 GIRLS

Quarterfinals

Spotswood vs. Patrick County, at James Madison University, Saturday, 6:15 p.m.

Monticello vs. Poquoson, at James Madison University, Saturday, 4:30 p.m.

Richlands vs. Brookville, at UVa-Wise, Saturday, 11 a.m.

Brunswick vs. Western Albemarle, at VCU, Saturday, 7 p.m.

Semifinals

Tuesday, March 5

At Siegel Center, VCU

Spotswood-Patrick County winner vs. Monticello-Poquoson winner, 11 a.m.

Richlands-Brookville winner vs. Brunswick-Western Albemarle winner, 3 p.m.

Championship

Saturday, March 9

At Siegel Center, VCU

Semifinal winners, 11 a.m.

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