Chelsey Romero had nine blocks, 12 points and eight rebounds Thursday to guide Kecoughtan to a 38-33 victory over Etowah of Woodstock, Ga., in The Rock Holiday Classic's first round in Windermere, Fla.
Romero was 3-of-4 on free throws in the final two minutes as the Warriors (7-0) put away the Eagles and advanced to Friday's semifinal against Holmes (Ky.). Romero went up against a 6-foot-3 opponent for much of the contest.
Alexsis Grate added nine points for Kecoughtan.
Ronald Curry/Boo Williams tournament:
Landstown edged Williamsburg Christian Academy 45-44 in an all-Eagles clash in the first round at Boo Williams Sportsplex.
Gabby Swinson hit the winning free throw with 6 seconds left. She had 16 points and eight rebounds for Landstown.
Jalynn Ponzo scored 16 and Keyana Brown 13 for WCA.
Tidewater Academy tournament:
Event MVP Cary Beahm netted 22 points as Tidewater Academy won its own tournament in Wakefield by defeating Isle of Wight Academy 48-22 for the championship.