Jamestown defeated Smithfield for the fourth time this season on Friday to win the Group 4A East boys basketball championship.
Five takes from the Eagles’ win that earned them the top East seed in next week’s state tournament in Salem:
‘Kind of like the Warriors’
Jamestown’s twin backcourt duo of Evan and Mason Wang combined for 47 points in the first win over Smithfield in December. Next, they combined for 52 in a brilliant showing at Smithfield Feb. 3. In last week’s Conference 18 championship, they combined for 29. On Friday in the fourth showdown, the figure dropped to 13. It was also the first of the four meetings one of the Wang brothers didn’t...