South Lakes Wins State Basketball championship

Seahawks Are Champions!

The Patriot Pioneers and South Lakes Seahawks met for the Virginia Class 6 State Championship, held on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth at the Stuart Siegel Center in Richmond on March 9th. Patriot entered the game with 23-4 record, while South Lakes entered the game with a 25-2 record. 

South Lakes outscored Patriot 15-8 in the opening quarter. South Lakes would take a 33-23 at halftime despite Patriot shooting 75% of their field goal attempts. In the 3rd quarter Patriot was outscored 15-14 and South Lakes would take a 48-37 lead with a quarter to play.  In the 4th quarter Patriot failed to convert on a field goal attempt or 3 point attempt going 0/10 and 0/2, while South Lakes shot 83% of their field goal attempts going 5/6 and converting 7/ 10 free throws enroute to a 65-39 win, avenging a 83-72 loss on December 19th to Patriot and their first Virginia State Championship. 

Patriot ends the season as runners-up for the second consecutive year. Patriot was led by Tey Barbour who scored 11 points and the only Pioneer in double figures. Desmond Hopkins added 9 points all from the charity stripe. South Lakes was led by Jordan Scott's 23 points, Brian Kennedy’s 16, and Sol Vita added 10 points. 

Isaiah Vick #23 scored 5 points in Patriot's loss to South Lakes in the VHSL Class 6 Boys State Final