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Lakeland rolls past Petersburg for 1st region title

The Cavaliers were strong in the paint shooting 59% as they won over the Crimson Wave 63-48 to take school's first ever region championship.

NORFOLK, Va. — Lakeland and Petersburg started off going toe to toe in the Class 3 Region Finals Tuesday night. The Cavaliers started off leading 7-0 only to be leading by just two over the Crimson Wave 15-13. Then in the second quarter, Lakeland opened things up and led 37-19 at the half and never looked back winning 63-48 and capturing the school's first region title. 

The Cavaliers had balanced scoring as Raymond Bellamy led the way with 13 points. Clint Wright, Jr. chipped in 12. Lakeland now faces the  Region B runnerup in Armstrong in the state quarterfinals on Friday at King's Fork.