Varina Wins Annual High School Tourney

Fort Lee once again hosted the Holiday High School Tip-Off Tournament, Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 at MacLaughlin Fitness Center.

Pitting eight local girls teams against each other, Varina emerged the overall winner with a two-point win over Huguenot.

Varina advanced in competition with wins over Petersburg, 48-43, and Dinwiddie, 48-47, before claiming the overall tournament championship against Huguenot, 73-71. Senior Rischelle Carter was named tournament most valuable player.

Petersburg was the consolation winner, after defeating Hopewell, 49-24.

Prince George earned a third place tournament finish, defeating Dinwiddie 65-41. Bri Washington recorded 10 points and nine rebounds for Prince George and was also named to the all-tournament team.