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Posted On: 04/14/21 9:23 PM

The VHSL Playoffs kicked off Monday for Regionals for teams in the commonwealth. Dozens of team continue on their quest to capture the ever elusive state title. Some are consistent contenders and champions, many are upstarts trying to break through into the realm of the perennial elite programs. This year’s regional and state tournaments are different with only the regional champion advancing to the state championship round. This time of the year is one and done and with teams having the additional hurdle of Covid and quarantines, it’s a crazy year to battle through to make it to the state championship. Class 3 has some great teams and players to watch for the 2020-21 season.

In the final bracket of regions, Abingdon is the top seeded program after a first round bye and taking down Basset High. Lord Boutetout had been a dynasty the past three years including three consecutive state championships and a 56 match win streak. This has been an unusual season for Lord Boutetout who has been the team to beat over the last four years. The semifinals was anticipated to

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