Rapids News · Boys and Girls Basketball teams advance to 6A semifinals


The top-seeded Girls team knocked off Franklin County last night, 72-28. The Rapids were led by Grace Townsend with 27 points. The girls will next face Landstown at home tomorrow night (2/28), 6pm, with a berth in the state tournament on the line.

The Boys team beat Cosby last night, 74-56. Neal Hill led the way with 17 points. Kaleb Bingham chipped in 16 points and CJ Weber added 14. The Boys, the #2 seed in the West, are on the road for their next game tomorrow night, 2/28, 7:30pm, facing the #1 seed in the East, Western Branch HS, in Chesapeake, VA. A win in this game would ensure a trip to the state tournament next week.