Danville clinches regular-season area championship in 47-43 win over Vinemont

Danville improved to 5-0 in area play and clinched the regular-season championship with a 47-44 win over Vinemont. The Hawks will host the area tournament in early February.

Danville (16-5) led 15-9 after the first quarter but trailed 28-22 at halftime. The Hawks outscored Vinemont 25-16 in the second half to get the win.

Kohl Randolph’s double-double led the Hawks, as he finished with 29 points and 10 rebounds. JoJo Whisenant added 12 points and five rebounds.