Laney girls headed to 4A East Finals after downing Heritage

Laney girls headed to 4A East Finals after downing Heritage

WAKE FOREST (WECT) - Freshman Saniya Rivers scored 22 points to help lead Laney past Heritage 52-45 in the fourth round of the 4A state basketball playoffs at Heritage High School on Tuesday night.

The Buccaneers (28-2) are headed to the 4A East finals for the first time since 2007. Laney (28-2) will face undefeated Southeast Raleigh on Saturday.

Senior Lexie Melville added 10 points and senior Jenson Edwards chipped in nine in Tuesday's victory.

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