They came close, but they missed the brass ring.
Have no fears, though: They'll still likely go far.
Staunton River's girls' soccer team saw its aspirations of a Blue Ridge regular-season crown torched on the fields of Daleville.
Specifically, the Lady Eagles were bounced by the Bots, 4-1.
Fortunately, a get-well plan arrived in the form of Alleghany.
Over the course of three nights, the Staunton River booters solidified their places in the district with a duo of wins over the Mountaineers.