Prep roundup: Sherando advances to tourney final

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ASHBURN — Sherando advanced to the Broad Run Christmas girls basketball tournament final with a 50-26 win over John Champe in Friday’s semifinals. The Warriors will play Yorktown in the final tonight at 7 p.m.

Heidi Brown had 17 of her game-high 19 points in the first half to help the Warriors build a 31-14 halftime lead. Brown hit three consecutive 3-pointers to help the Warriors pull away early in the second period.

Brown also had seven rebounds for the Warriors (5-3). Jessica Hakel had seven points, eight rebounds and four assists, and Davina Lane had 14 points.

The Warriors out-rebounded the Knights 29-12, and had 19 steals as a team.

“We played really good defense,” Sherando coach Mike Marsh said. “We did a good job in transition.”