(Mar. 5, 2011) - Senior Lukas Mihailovich's steal and layin with less than two seconds left Saturday gave the Potomac Falls High School boys a dramatic, 46-44, come-from-behind win over Tabb in the VHSL Division 4 state quarterfinals at Robinson High School. The defending state champion Panthers trailed by 13 points in the second half before fighting back into the contest.
The Loudoun County High School girls prevailed over a scrappy Eastern View squad, 57-41, in their VHSL Division 4 state quarterfinal as the Raiders seek their second state title in three years. Senior Brittany Batts scores 22 of her 28 points in the second half of the win and, according to Loudoun Times-Mirror sports editor Carl Lukat's super stat sheet, junior Casey Cummings hauled down 20 rebounds.
Loudoun County and Potomac Falls will play back-to-back again, this time on Wednesday in the state semifinals at VCU's Siegel Center in Richmond with the Raiders facing the winner of Turner Ashby-Hidden Valley at 10:30 a.m. and the Panthers taking on Christianshburg, a 73-54 winner Saturday over E.C. Glass, at 12:15 p.m.
Check back to VivaLoudoun for full boxes from both games, more details on the wins, quotes from the players as well as photo galleries from both games!