Van One Win Away From State Championship

The Van Vandals are now just one win away from their first state basketball championship.

Van defeated Aransas Pass Thursday, setting up a state championship against Graham coming up Saturday morning at 10:30.

The game was tied at 41 after three quarters, but Van outscored Aransas Pass 20-10 in the final frame to win it. Senior Brandon Roberts finished with a game-high 25 points.

Reid Kerr (rkerr@kltv.com) reporting.