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WOODSTOCK -- Central rallied three times to pull out a 9-8 nine-inning win over George Mason in Bull Run District softball action Tuesday night.
The Falcons trailed 8-7 entering the bottom of the ninth. Katelyn Poston doubled, went to third on a passed ball and scored on a Katelin Kline single. Kline stole second, went to third on a wild pitch, and scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch.
In the bottom of the seventh, the Falcons trailed 6-4, but rallied to tie the game. Allie Lockhart tripled, Mary Wakeman followed with an RBI single and Kline had an RBI single to tie the game.
Sydney Plum, who picked up the win in relief, went 3-for-5 with a triple and a double to lead the Falcons (9-5, 6-2 Bull Run). Lockhart went 3-for-5, and Mikayla Viar went 2-for-5 and Kline went 2-for-4 for the Falcons. Central had 14 hits in the win.
"The girls played good," Central coach Marty Bundrick said. "They didn't hang their heads down when were losing. They didn't give up and they came back in the seventh, eighth and ninth. I'm very proud of them."
Skyline 7, Millbrook 0
WINCHESTER -- Sarah Beamer fired a complete-game, two-hit shutout as visiting Skyline topped Millbrook 7-0 on Tuesday.
Sabrie Neeb and Beamer each doubled for the Hawks, who only managed two hits off Millbrook starter Mackenzi Steele.
Sydney Barr and Corrie Breshears had singles for Millbrook (5-10, 3-5 Northwestern).
James Wood 3, Handley 2
WINCHESTER -- Whitney Dick's RBI triple in the bottom of the sixth lifted the Colonels past the Judges in Northwestern District action.
With the game tied at 2-2, Amanda Higgins singled, and Dick followed with a triple to give the Colonels the edge. Rachel Largent had an RBI triple, and Charlotte Viands had an RBI single for the Colonels (7-8, 6-2 Northwestern). Kierstyn Peacoe threw a four-hitter for James Wood, and struck out nine.
R-MA 9, Quantico 3
QUANTICO --Griffin Duy struck out 13 to lead the Yellow Jackets over the Warriors in Delaney Athletic Conference action.
Duy threw a three-hitter in picking up his third win of the season. Neil Dutton went 2-for-3, and Edwin Guyette went 1-for-3 with two RBIs for the Yellow Jackets (3-8, 2-2 DAC).
Warren County 5, Brentsville 1
FRONT ROYAL -- It took the Wildcats a while, but their bats finally woke up in the later innings as they pulled out an Evergreen District win over the Tigers.
The Wildcats scored a run in the bottom of the fifth, and then added four more in the sixth. Damien Wright went 2-for-3 with three RBIs and two steals, and Ryan Tierney went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a steal for the Wildcats (9-5, 3-1 Evergreen). Tyler Moody was 2-for-2 with a run scored and a stolen base, and Cody Hindman went 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBIs for Warren County.
George Mason 11, Central 1
WOODSTOCK -- The Falcons struggled getting runners across the plate en route to a Bull Run District loss to the Mustangs.
Central had eight hits in the loss, but get the timely hits when it needed them. Ryan Rodriguez and John Plunkett each went 2-for-3 for the Falcons (6-8, 1-7 Bull Run).
Clarke County 8, Madison County 4
MADISON -- The Eagles scored five runs in the top of the seventh to break a 3-3 tie and held on for the Bull Run District victory over the Mountaineers.
Keith Hummer went 2-for-3 with four runs scored and a home run to lead the Eagles (8-6, 6-2 Bull Run). Drew Paice went 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored and two RBIs, and David Betz went 1-for-4 with two RBIs for the Eagles.
Stonewall Jackson 5, East Rockingham 0
ELKTON -- Jorge Zuniga netted a pair of goals to lead Stonewall Jackson's boys soccer team to a victory over host East Rockingham.
Zuniga tallied his first goal in the 20th minute off Roberto Cardoso's assist, then got his second score on Jonas Jacuinde assist in the 60th minute.
Stonewall's Edgar Cardoso opened the scoring with a goal in the fifth minute.
Matt McCampbell put the Generals up 3-0 with a goal off Ed Juareza's assist in the 30th minute, and Noah Dodge added another goal five minutes later on a Jacuinde assist.
Ryan Zerkel had two saves for Stonewall Jackson, and Eustergio Cruz Cortes added one.
Clarke County 8, Madison County 0
BERRYVILLE -- Colin Johnson had two goals to lead the Eagles past the Mountaineers in Bull Run District action.
Connor Shendow and Davey Hardesty each had one goal and two assists for the Eagles (9-1, 7-1 Bull Run). Ben Marshall, Brett Manahan, Theodore Biddle-Snead and Lonnie Bridge each had a goal for Clarke County. Donald Tredway and Patrick Walraven each had an assist for the Eagles.
George Mason 3, Central 0
FALLS CHURCH -- The Mustangs scored twice in the first half, and held on for a Bull Run District win over the Falcons.
George Mason outshot Central, 25-6. Jordan Umstead had 15 saves for the Falcons (5-4-1, 3-4-1 Bull Run).
William Monroe 7, Strasburg 1
STRASBURG -- Taylor Hill broke up the shutout with a second-half goal as host Strasburg dropped a 7-1 decision to William Monroe on Tuesday.
The Rams kept even in shots at 17-17, but only converted on Hill's goal.
Anna Sparacio had 10 saves for Strasburg (2-8, 1-7 Bull Run).
Handley 4, James Wood 2, OT
WINCHESTER -- The Colonels fell in Northwestern District action to the Judges in overtime.
Sarah Callaham had a goal and an assist for the Colonels (4-5, 1-3 Northwestern). Alex Lew also had a goal for James Wood.