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PREP FOOTBALL: Magna Vista, Monticello preview
By HARRISON HAMLET - Bulletin sports writer

The Group 3A West region boasts the two most potent offenses in the 3A group, and those two will share the field at 7 p.m. tonight in the 3A West semifinals when No. 7 seed Monticello (9-2) visits No. 2 Magna Vista (10-1).

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PREP FOOTBALL: Home is where the wins are in the playoffs
By CHRIS PRIDE - Bulletin sports writer

Playing on your home field in the Virginia High School League football playoffs can be a big advantage.

It may not ultimately decide a game, but the hostile atmosphere often helps make the opponent’s game plan difficult to execute. That’s what Magna Vista hopes its home crowd can do, not only for tonight’s game against Monticello, but for as long as the Warriors stay alive.

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Carlisle uses big third quarter to pull away from FACA

By CHRIS PRIDE - Bulletin sports writer

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The third quarter on Thursday did a lot to erase any sloppiness Carlisle School’s boys basketball team may have shown in the opening 16 minutes.

A 35-point third paced the Chiefs to a 90-66 home win over Faith Assembly Christian Academy (Durham, N.C.). Four Carlisle players were in double figures in scoring as the team’s leading-scorer, senior Kaleb Johnson, had a game-high 23 points.

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ACC FOOTBALL: Carolina cruises over Duke

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Marquise Williams threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two more, and North Carolina beat No. 25 Duke 45-20 on Thursday night.

Williams was 18 of 27 for 276 yards with touchdown passes covering 3 yards to Quinshad Davis and 1 yard to Mack Hollins. He also had scoring runs of 1 and 16 yards.

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AREA ROUNDUP: Carlisle girls get easy win at home

Carlisle School’s girls basketball team cruised to a 90-46 home win over Surry Home School on Thursday.

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Redskins' Kerrigan plays on despite injury

ASHBURN (AP) — Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has been playing the last two games with what he describes as a “little chip” in a bone in his right hand. Hardly sounds ideal, a pass-rusher handling 300-pound linemen with a slightly swollen extremity. Even the polite gesture of shaking hands has been uncomfortable at times.

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