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WINCHESTER -- Senior midfielder Jessica Crowley delivered a pair of goals to help lead Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy's girls soccer team to a 3-0 victory over host James Wood on Thursday.
"That was a nice opener for us," Patriots coach Dustin Wheelock said.
Crowley scored her first goal in the sixth minute without an assist, then struck again in the 29th minute by converting a penalty kick for a goal.
SVCA (1-0) tacked on one more goal late, when sophomore forward Hannah McGann scored off an assist by junior forward Maddie Deason.
Goalkeeper Kayla Phaneuf tallied four saves in the shutout win for the Patriots.
Sherando 23, Brentsville 3, 5 innings
NOKESVILLE -- Sherando poured on the offense for an easy 23-3 non-district victory over error-plagued Brentsville on Thursday.
The Warriors pounded out 17 hits in the game, shortened to five innings due to the mercy rule. Brentsville committed a staggering 16 errors in the loss.
Adam Whitacre led the offense with a 3-for-4 effort with an RBI. John Bentley added a 2-for-3 day with a double and three RBIs, and Justin Angel was also 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Also for Sherando (1-0), Jacob Carney went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI, Chase Smallwood was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, and Jeb Brown went 2-for-5 with two RBIs.
Angel started on the mound and got the win, allowing three runs off six hits in three innings. Brown closed out the win for Sherando.