BLUEFIELD –– Grayson County survived a last-second shot by Fort Chiswell and upset the Pioneers 72-70 in the Mountain Empire District semifinals Wednesday at Graham Middle School.
The third-seeded Blue Devils (15-9) advance to the championship game tonight (Friday) in Bluefield against Galax.
Fort Chiswell center Coleman Thomas scored 22 points against the Blue Devils but his shot at the horn to force overtime rimmed out. Corey Gravley scored a game-high 22 points for the Pioneers (17-6).
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