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Conference 14 basketball team selections

Broad Run senior Anthony Cooper and Tuscarora junior Kennedy Middleton garnered Player of the Year honors on the All-Conference 14 basketball team. Jeff Hawes of Potomac Falls and Michael Newkirk of Tuscarora earned Coach of the Year honors.

Conference 21-East basketball team selections

Loudoun Valley junior Jordan Miller is the boys' Player of the Year, and Loudoun County junior Natalie Villaflor and Park View senior Christina Adlam shared girls' Player of the Year honors on the All-Conference 21-East basketball team. Sam Carpenter (boys) and Reggie Barnes (girls) of Heritage High School earned Coach of the Year honors.

The Tuscarora Huskies are Conference 14 girls’ basketball tournament champions.—Photo Courtesy/Bill Vocke

MORE: With 33rd straight conference win, Tuscarora claims tournament title

As the Tuscarora Huskies girls' basketball team grouped together for postgame photos Feb. 17, posing inside their own gymnasium with their newly won Conference 14 tournament championship, head coach Michael Newkirk held three fingers in the air.

The Potomac Falls Panthers are Conference 14 boys’ basketball tournament champions.—Times-Mirror/Jason S. Rufner

MORE: Potomac Falls’ turnaround continues into postseason

Even after the Potomac Falls Panthers boys' basketball team won the Conference 14 tournament championship Feb. 17, defeating Stone Bridge 68-48 at Tuscarora High School for a 12th consecutive victory, the head coach still has to wonder how good his Panthers can be.

Loudoun’s Varsity Scoreboard: Regional basketball playoffs

The first round of the 5A North Region basketball tournament and the quarterfinal round of the 4A West Region basketball tournament will be contested Monday night. Freedom, Loudoun Valley and Stone Bridge will host boys' games, and Briar Woods, Freedom and Loudoun County will host girls' games.

The Freedom Eagles are Conference 22 boys’ basketball tournament champions.—Courtesy Photo

Dual conference titles for Freedom basketball teams

Backed by a thunderous home crowd, Freedom High School secured the Conference 22 boys’ basketball tournament title, and bragging rights over its crosstown rival, after defeating John Champe 74-61 in South Riding Thursday night.

The Loudoun Valley Vikings are Conference 21-East boys’ basketball champions.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Loudoun Valley tops Heritage in Conference 21-East boys final

A standing-room only crowd packed Loudoun Valley High School's gymnasium Thursday night to watch Loudoun Valley square off against Heritage for the fourth time this season in the Conference 21-East boys' basketball tournament championship game.

Loudoun County teammates Emily Miller and Cammie Warter display the Conference 21-East tournament and regular season championship trophies.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun County cruises past Heritage in Conference 21-East girls final

The Loudoun County Raiders continued their stellar season with a stout performance in a 56-18 win over Leesburg counterpart Heritage in the Conference 21-East girls' basketball tournament championship game Thursday night.

Kennedy Middleton rises for a shot during Tuscarora’s win versus Broad Run in the Conference 14 semifinals.—Photo Courtesy/Bill Vocke

Loudoun’s Varsity Basketball Scoreboard: Feb. 15-16 games

The Freedom Eagles claimed Conference 22 boys' and girls' basketball tournament championships Thursday night. Loudoun County (girls) and Loudoun Valley (boys) won Conference 21-East tournament titles, while Broad Run's boys and girls earned regional playoff spots by winning Conference 14 tournament consolation games.

Loudoun’s Varsity Basketball Scoreboard: Feb. 13-14 games

The match-ups are set for the Conference 21-East and Conference 22 boys' and girls' basketball tournament championship games. Freedom (boys and girls), Loudoun County (girls) and Loudoun Valley (boys) will host championship games Thursday night. Woodgrove's girls will play for the Conference 21-West girls' championship Wednesday at Millbrook.

Loudoun County sophomore guard Derek McCandless prepares to go up for a shot during a Conference 21-East first-round game versus Dominion.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

MORE: Loudoun County outlasts Dominion in Conference 21-East tournament opener

Leading by double digits in the third quarter of a Conference 21-East boys' basketball first-round game Feb. 10 in Sterling, Loudoun County saw its advantage vanish when host Dominion heated up from 3-point range. Tudor Shelton and Max Mancuso drained 3-pointers on consecutive possessions early in the fourth quarter to give the Titans a 58-55 lead. That advantage grew to five before the Raiders produced a rally of their own.

Kennedy Middleton and Tuscarora head coach Michael Newkirk.—Photo Courtesy/Bill Vocke

Photos: Kennedy Middleton reaches 1,000-point milestone

Tuscarora High School junior Kennedy Middleton scored 28 points in the Huskies' 70-31 win versus Broad Run on Feb. 10 to reach 1,000 points for her varsity career. Middleton also dished six assists as Tuscarora concluded the regular season undefeated in Conference 14 play.

Fans rejoice with Alex Bailey after the junior guard converted a layup as time expired to lift Tuscarora to a 47-46 win versus Broad Run.—Photo Courtesy/Bill Vocke

Loudoun’s Varsity Basketball Scoreboard

The Conference 21-East, Conference 21-West and Conference 28 basketball tournaments tipped off Friday night, while Conference 14 teams concluded regular season play. Loudoun County boys, Loudoun Valley girls, Park View girls, Riverside boys, Rock Ridge boys and Woodgrove girls each won first-round tournament games.

Jordan Miller needed just 56 games to surpass 1,000 points for his varsity career.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun’s Varsity Basketball Notebook

Loudoun Valley High School junior Jordan Miller nets his 1,000th point; Heritage and Loudoun Valley boys to play for top seed; Freedom (boys, girls), Loudoun County (girls), Potomac Falls (boys) and Tuscarora (girls) earn No. 1 seeds; and John Champe's Dom Fragla lights up the scoreboard.

Varsity basketball: Friday’s conference tournament schedule

The varsity basketball postseason tips off Friday night as tournament play begins in Conference 21-East, Conference 21-West and Conference 28. Dominion, Loudoun Valley, Park View, Riverside, Rock Ridge and Woodgrove high schools will host first-round games.

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