Top seed CVU beat number 4 seed Missisquoi, 68-37 in a Division 1 boys basketball state semifinal game Tuesday night at Patrick Gym. The Redhawks advance to their first ever D-1 final.
Walker Storey led the Redhawks with 18 points. Colin Monsey and Graham Walker each added 11.
Richard Walker led MVU with 15 points.
In the other D-1 semifinal, the second seed Rutland beat the third seed and defending champ Burlington, 41-38.
Matt Lorman led the Raiders with 14 points as Rutland had a 10 point lead late into the third quarter.
Burlington battled back in the fourth quarter thanks to Kevin Garrison and his game high 19 points. Burlington trailed by 1 with :13 to go, but Rutland made two free throws in the final seconds to ensure the win.
Rutland and CVU will meet for the D-1 title Monday night at Patrick Gym
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