Western girls drop Powhatan to advance to JD title game

Western Albemarle’s girls basketball team used a strong fourth quarter to pull away from Powhatan for a 50-43 win in the Jefferson District semifinals.


The Warriors will face Charlottesville Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Louisa in the Jefferson District title game.


Sydney Sherman led the Warriors’ attack with 23 points, nine rebounds, three assists and three blocks. Caity Driver finished with 11 points, seven rebounds and two steals.


Elisabeth Coffman posted six points, six steals, four assists and three rebounds


Annie Meenan chipped in six rebounds and two assists while Kaylyn Pelletier had four rebounds.


Faith Henderson led Powhatan with 17 points while Katie Henderson had 11 points for the Indians.


Powhatan will play in the Region 4B tournament while Western will host a Region 3C first round game Friday after the clash with Charlottesville Tuesday.