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Prep roundup: Philpott's goal lifts Central to road win


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SWOOPE -- Central's Katie Philpott scored in the second overtime to give the Falcons a 3-2 overtime win over top-seeded Buffalo Gap in the Shenandoah District girls soccer tournament semifinals on Tuesday.

The Falcons will play at third-seeded Stonewall Jackson on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the tournament final with a Region B berth on the line. The Generals beat second-seeded Riverheads, 3-2, on Tuesday on penalty kicks in the other semifinal.

"We executed our game plan really well," Central coach Duff Rice said. "Defensively we knew we had to stop Morgan Hoole. We knew we had to really watch her. She was the top goal scorer in the district.

"[Thursday's final] should be another very competitive game. We beat them once, they beat us once. We've played two great games with them. It's anybody's ballgame."

Theresa Barela and Katie Bennett each had a goal for the Falcons (7-8-1). Miranda Morris, Whitney Sherman and Allison Eye each had an assist for Central.

Prep boys soccer

Generals 12, Bison 0

QUICKSBURG -- Caleb Golladay had a hat trick to lead Stonewall Jackson to a rout over Buffalo Gap in a Shenandoah District tournament semifinal game on Tuesday.

The Generals will host Riverheads on Thursday in the tournament final. The Gladiators beat Central, 2-0, in Tuesday's other semifinal game.

Juan Luna had two goals and two assists and Patrick Bain had two goals and an assist for the Generals. David Dodson had two goals and Colton Koontz, Edgar Cardoso and Caleb Miller had a goal each for Stonewall Jackson. The Generals outshot the Bison, 22-4. Goalkeeper Hayden Miller tied a school record with his 20th shutout of his career.

Tigers 8, Wildcats 1

NOKESVILLE -- Warren County's season came to an end with a loss in the Evergreen District tournament semifinals to Brentsville.

Daniel Martinez had the Wildcats' only goal on an assist from Brian Cornell.

Prep softball

Wildcats 1, Tigers 0

NOKESVILLE -- Nicole King struck out 13 to help lead Warren County to a win over Brentsville in the Evergreen District tournament semifinals. The Wildcats play at Fauquier on Thursday in the tournament final with a Region II berth on the line.

The Wildcats lost twice to the Tigers during the regular season.

"We played them close both times," Warren County coach Justin Stock said. "They are a very strong team. Our kids were very focused and ready to go. This is a very big win for our program."

King went over 300 strikeouts for the season during the game. Sydney Anderson went 3-for-3 with a double for the Wildcats (12-9). Taylor Bass drew a one-walk in the top of the fourth. She moved to second on a groundout, and scored on Nicci Hutzell's single for the winning run.



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