Expected to win.
Expected to go unbeaten.
Expected to dominate every game.
Those are heady expectations for any team at any level. In the end, Monacan girls basketball earned two out of three expectations, but much more importantly, three state championships.
The Chiefs didn't set out to cruise to the Siegel Center. They participated in two major tournaments in December outside Richmond, played in the StatVa.com Classic, and were battle tested come playoff time.
That experience came in handy when they found themselves in an unexpected battle with King's Fork in the 4A State Championship, trailing by eleven after three periods. Scroll down below to read the story of how the Chiefs rallied to win in the final seconds.
It may be a very long time before we see a team this talented, and this successful, again. And, if we do, they can expect to be immediately compared to the Monacan Chiefs.