VIRGINIA BEACH (WAVY) — Playing relentless floor to floor defense, the Princess Anne girls basketball team defeated L.C. Bird 71-30 in the Class 5 state semifinal.
Led by five-star recruit Aziaha James, Princess Anne will try and win its 8th consecutive state championship.
The Cavaliers were declared co-champions last season when the state championship game was cancelled because of COVID-19.
James, who has committed to play at NC State led Princess Anne with 26 points while Zakiya Stephenson added 18 points.
Princess Anne led L.C. Bird 45-16 at halftime and continued to pour on the points in the second half.
The Cavaliers will play in Roanoke against Patrick Henry Saturday night for the Class 5 state title.
Princess Anne will be making its 13th consecutive state championship appearance and will try for the 12th state championship in program history, all under head coach Darnell Dozier.