Greg Jones

Saturday's high school highlights: Bacote's shot lifts Bethel in thriller vs. Jamestown; Hampton, HRA, WCA boys, Jamestown girls earn victories

Boys basketball:

Bethel pulled off a memorable rally to overcome Jamestown 48-47 Saturday night in the finale of the Phantom Showcase in Phoebus' gym. Cam Bacote sank the winning basket with 9 seconds remaining.

The Eagles, one of the Bay Rivers District's top teams, led by eight with barely more than two minutes remaining. But the Peninsula District's Bruins outscored them 10-1 the rest of the way. ...

Earlier in the Phantom Showcase, Hampton, ranked third among state Group 5A schools according to, defeated No. 8 Varina 59-51.

The Crabbers (6-0) held the lead throughout the second half against the Richmond-area Blue Devils...