The Magnolia Blue Eagles trailed early, but eventually got it going, en route to a 59-46 victory over Greater Beckley Christian in the Class A state semifinals at the Charleston Civic Center.
Junior guard Preston Boswell led the way with 20 points. Senior Spencer Campbell, how played on a sore knee, scored 12 points. Kyle Ritz and Derrick Blaine added eight points each, with Mitch Winters scoring six points and grabbing eight boards.
Greater Beckley was led by Elisha Kidd with 15 points
The Blue Eagles will meet the winner between Wheeling Central and Williamstown Saturday at noon. The Blue Eagles won Class 2A championships in 2003, 2000 and 1961.