Hampton Roads will be well represented in the state finals from Virginia Commonwealth University. Western Branch withstood a game high 32 points from Cox's, Tayvion Robinson and they won in overtime 74-65 in the Class 6 semifinals. The Bruins were led by Demarcus Shepherd with 17 points as they now go after the school's first championship. They'll play South County Thursday night at 8pm from the Siegel Center in Richmond.
Joining them will be the Lake Taylor Titans who won over Huguenot 84-73 in Class 4. They got 33 points from Joe Bryant, Jr. and 24 points from Dereon Seabron. The Titans (25-1) are headed back to the state finals for the second time in three years.