Two area teams will play on Semifinal Saturday next week; Highland Springs beat L.C. Bird 34-20 to advance to the 5A State semifinals for the second year in a row. Springers quarterback Juwan Carter accounted for four touchdowns in the win.
Down in Hopewell, the Blue Devils will play in the 3A State semifinals for the second straight season after a 44-21 win over Brentsville.
In 6A, Manchester’s historic season came to an end on Saturday as they fell to Colonial Forge 27-19. The Lancers finish the season at 11-2.