Virginia High, Honaker advance to state baseball finals

Virginia High and Honaker have advanced to Saturday's state baseball championships.

Behind a no-hitter from pitcher Austin Miles, Virginia High topped Madison County 12-0 in Friday's VHSL Group 2A semifinals. They will play Strasburg for the championship Saturday at 1 p.m. at Radford University.

Honaker improved to 25-0 after beating William Campbell 5-2 in the Group 1A semifinals. The Tigers will play Northumberland for the state crown Saturday at 10 a.m. at Radford University.

The Eastside softball team falls short in Friday's Group 1A semifinals losing to William Campbell 12-5.

In tennis, the Abingdon girl's doubles team of Tyler Blalock and Haley Stallard defeated the team from Northside 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 to capture the Group 3A state title.

The Gate City girl's doubles team of Rosa and Emily Smith won their Group 2A semifinal match 6-1, 6-3 over Wilson Memorial but then fell in the finals to George Mason 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (8-6).

Both the Gate City and J.I. Burton boy's doubles teams were defeated Friday in the Group 2A semifinals.

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