Fayetteville -- The Kinston Vikings are one game away from playing for an 8th state championship in school history.
Kinston beat conference rival Beddingfield 64-53 in the class 2-A East Regional Tournament semifinal game Tuesday night.
Denzel Keyes led the way in scoring for the Vikings with a game high 22 points and 8 rebounds.
Beddingfield's Corey Taylor scored a team high 19 points.
Kinston will face Reidsville Saturday at noon in the 2A Eastern Regional Final.