Tuesday, July 28, 2015

RVA Sports Network Top 10 Biggest Events of 2014-15!

The reveal on Twitter is complete. Here are the Top 10 Biggest Events covered live on Twitter or aired live on RVA Sports Network for the 2014-15 season:

1): Henrico 111, L.C. Bird 99 (Double Overtime): 5A South Region Boys Basketball Semifinal, March 4, 2015

2) The Monacan/Midlothian Girls Basketball Series: Five meetings, with Midlothian winning the 4A South Region title at Monacan March 9, followed by Monacan winning the 4A State Championship on March 14.

3) Randolph-Macon Men's Basketball 25-Game Win Streak: It began at Virginia Wesleyan, it ended at the hands of the Marlins in the NCAA Division III Round of Eight.

4) The Midlothian/Hanover Boys Volleyball Series: In 18 days, they play four matches, all five sets, the Hawks winning Conference 20 title, the Trojans winning the 4A Western Section and 4A State Championships.

5) Historic Hanover County Softball: Atlee wins its second State Championship on June 13th in last game for head coach John Earley and assistant coach Becky Levy, whose roles were reversed for the 2002 State Final, and had to beat county rival Patrick Henry in the 5A State Semifinal June 12 to do it.

6) Triple Overtime: Longtime rivals Mills Godwin and Douglas Freeman both overcome a poor first half to create an instant classic February 6th on Senior Night at Godwin as a three-point prayer helped carry the game to triple overtime before the Eagles clinched a playoff berth with a 67-55 win over the Rebels.

7) Glen Allen Baseball Arrives: Beating defending state champion Hanover at Hanover wasn't enough. A walk-off hit on Senior Night by Patrick Hall gives the Jaguars a 4-3 win over Hanover, propelling Glen Allen to its first state championship just four weeks later.

8) Cosby Girls Hoops Slay National Giant: Few gave struggling Cosby a shot against Paul VI, a nationally-ranked girls basketball power, at the StatVa.com Classic January 17th. But Jocelyn Jones led the way as the Titans' late comeback forced overtime, then earned victory, 62-57, changing the complexion of their season, which ended with a second 6A State Championship.

9) Hermitage 25, Meadowbrook 21: Despite 229 yards rushing from Justin Miller, the Monarchs miscalculate late, allowing the Panthers one last chance on opening night when all seemed lost, Rashad Robinson scoring with four seconds left, Hermitage avoiding its first opening night loss since the turn of the century.

10) L.C. Bird Girls Hoops Beats the Unbeaten: Highland Springs entered Hermitage High School March 4th 24-0, but left the 5A South Region Semifinal with its only loss of the season as Taja Cole went for 38 points, and the Springers' vaunted transition offense never got out of first gear. The Skyhawks made it all the way to the 5A State Championship, where they fell to Princess Anne.

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