Month: April 2021

State Championship Football Schedules

Sat. May 1

 Class 1

Galax ( 9-0) @ Riverheads ( 9-0) – 1 pm

Class 2

Appomattox ( 9-0) @ Stuarts Draft (8-1)- 2 pm

Class 3

Lord Botetourt  ( 9-0) @ Lafayette ( 8-0)- 2 pm

Class 4

Salem ( 9-0) @ Lake Taylor ( 7-0)- 3 pm

Class 5

Stone Bridge ( 8-0) @ Highland Springs ( 9-0)- 2 pm

Class 6

South Co.( 9-0) @ Oscar Smith (8-0)- 2 pm

State Semifinals Football Schedule- Fri. April 23/ Sat. Apr. 24

Class 1-

Galax  27 @ Holston – 6- FINAL

Riverheads 52 @ West Point -8 -FINAL

Class 2-

Appomattox  51@ Union – 20-FINAL

Stuarts Draft  44  @ Poquoson – 13-FINAL

Class 3 –

LCA   22 @ Lord Botetourt 24- FINAL

Independence 13 @ Lafayette- 17-FINAL

Class 4 –

Tuscarora  14 @ Salem – 21- FINAL

King George 29 @ Lake Taylor – 44 -FINAL

Class 5 –

Stone Bridge 46 @ Wm. Fleming – 13- FINAL

Highland Springs  13 @  Maury – 0 -FINAL

Class 6-

South Co.  29 @ James Madison – 22-FINAL

Massaponax  14 @ Oscar Smith – 21- FINAL

 

Results for football playoffs- FRI. Apr. 16

NOTE: Region D winners host state semi-finals on Sat, Apr. 24

Holston 2 J I Burton 0-  FINAL- forfeit- Burton( Covid)- Class 1 Reg. D- Championship

Galax 21 Narrows 0- Class 1 Reg. C- Championship

Appomattox 48 Glenvar 21- Class 2 Reg. C- Championship

Union 14 Central- Wise 13- Class 2 Reg. D – Championship

Lord Botetourt 26 Abingdon 8 – Class Reg. D – Championship

LCA 30 Heritage 14 – Class 3 Reg. C – Championship

Salem 35 GW- Danville 21- Class 4 Reg. D – Championship

Tuscarora 21 Broad Run 13 – Class 4 Region C- Championship

Wm. Fleming 21 Mountain View 19- Class 5 Reg. D – Championship

Stone Bridge 49 Briar Woods 7 – Class 5 Reg. C – Championship

Radford coach steps down

Radford High School football head coach Matthew Saunders has stepped down as their head coach. Coach Saunders has been head coach last 14 years at Radford High School!  Coach Saunder’s overall record is 105-76, which includes two years at Castlewood. His 14-year record at Radford was 96-65. He guided Radford to three Three Rivers District titles, three Region C titles, and a state runner-up. He guided Radford to 11 playoff appearances. Coach Saunders said,” It’s time for someone else to be the head coach here.” On a personal note by this writer, Coach Saunders, you will be missed.

Regional Finals- Football Schedules

Note: Winners of Region  A host Region B and winners of Region D hosts winners of Region C in state semifinals on April 24 

Class 1 Reg. D – J I Burton @ Holston – Holston wins Region D Championship cause of Covid Issues for J I Burton

Class 1 Reg. C – Narrows @ Galax – Fri. Apr. 16 – 7 pm

Class 2 Reg. D – Union @ Central -Wise- Fri. Apr. 16 – 7 pm

Class 2 Reg. C – Glenvar @ Appomattox – Fri. Apr. 16- 7 pm

Class 3 Reg. D – Abingdon @ Lord Botetourt- Fri. Apr. 16- 7 pm

Class 3 Reg. C – Heritage @ LCA-  Fri. Apr. 16 – 7 pm

Class 4 Reg. D – GW- Danville @ Salem- Fri. Apr. 16- 7 pm

Class 4 Reg. C – Broad Run @ Tuscarora- Fri. Apr. 16 – 7 pm

Class 5 Reg. D – Mountain View @ Wm. Fleming- Fri. Apr. 16 – 7 pm

Richlands coach steps down

Richlands High School is looking for a new football head coach. Thad Wells who was hired a year ago has stepped down to take an assistant coaching job at the University of Virginia. Wells starts his new job Monday, April 12 in Charlottesville. He didn’t coach the Blue Tornado in their Saturday  And 1 game that was played at Ridgeview High School. Wells had won a state title at Blacksburg High School and was also an assistant at Radford High School. He came back last spring to take over at his alma mater, Richlands. He was head coach at Mooresville, NC High School at that time.

And 1 Football Results- Apr. 7- Apr. 10

Sat. Apr. 10

Twin Valley 44   Bland Co. 6

Grayson Co. 45 Eastern Montgomery 14

Ridgeview 38 Richlands 34

Fri. Apr. 9

Giles 30 Fort Chiswell 6

Gate City 68 Marion 40

Rural Retreat 41 Alleghany 12

Auburn 63 Bath Co. 14

Bassett 24 Floyd Co. 13

Chilhowie 21 Northwood 14

Thomas Walker 30 Hurley 16

Grundy 34 Eastside 19

Thurs. Apr.8

Lebanon 21 Lee High 14

Wed. Apr. 7

Va. High 40 John Battle 21

Football Playoff Schedules/ Results ( Apr. 8-10)

Appomattox 41  Radford 12  – Class 2 Reg. C

Glenvar 23 Dan River 21  – Class 2 Reg. C

GW-Danville 42   Pulaski Co. 35- Class 4 Reg. D

Salem 24  Amherst Co. 7 – Class 4 – Reg. D

Narrows 28  Parry McCluer 8  – Class 1 Reg. C

Galax 41  Geo. Wythe 21 – Class 1 Reg. C

Abingdon 42 Carroll Co. 0 – Class 3 Reg. D

Lord Botetourt 55  Christiansburg 0- Class 3 Reg. D

Union 30  Graham 24  – Class 2 Reg. D

Central- Wise 39  Tazewell 20 –  Class 2 Reg. D

JI Burton 24  PH- Glade Spring  20-  Class 1 Reg. D

Holston 46  Castlewood 7 – Class 1 Reg. D

Mountain View 14  Patrick Henry  7 – Class 5 Reg. D