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Alex Peterson, Essex. File photo.

Colonial Beach girls, Essex boys win Conference 43 basketball championships

Posted on February 28, 2015 at 10:25 pm

On one side, the expected winner hoisted the trophy. On the other, a sixth-seeded team overcame the top three ranked squads in the conference en route to their huge victory in the finals. For girls basketball, No. 1 Colonial Beach grew their lead from a two-point, 20-18 advantage halftime to beat the No. 2 Rappahannock Raiders 46-33 in the Conference 43 finals at Lancaster High School. The Lady Drifters, also

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  • Poll: Which girls basketball team will most likely win the 1A East Region?

    Posted on February 28, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    Meredith Slaw, the game-leading scorer for the Raiders, snatches a rebound.

    WARSAW, Virginia – The 2015 VHSL regional basketball tournament begins on March 2. Among the eight teams that have advanced, Colonial Beach and Rappahannock will represent Conference 43. Here is your chance to weigh in on the question we have for readers: Which girls basketball team will most likely win the 1A East Region? Vote below. Click here for the 1A East Region bracket. Higher seeded teams will host in

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  • Poll: Which boys basketball team will most likely win the 1A East Region?

    Posted on February 28, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    Tyrell Henderson (left) from Lancaster.

    WARSAW, Virginia – The 2015 VHSL regional basketball tournament begins on March 2. Among the eight teams that have advanced, Essex and Lancaster will represent Conference 43. Here is your chance to weigh in on the question we have for readers: Which boys basketball team will most likely win the 1A East Region? Vote below. Click here for the 1A East Region bracket. Higher seeded teams will host in the

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