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FRONT ROYAL -- Skyline had seven stolen bases en route to a 4-2 Northwestern District baseball victory over James Wood on Thursday at Bing Crosby Stadium.
It was the first district win for the Hawks. Skyline was led by Hunter Stewart, who went 1 for 2 with two runs scored and two stolen bases. Tyler Johnson went 1 for 3 with a run scored, an RBI and a stolen base, and Joe Dawkins went 1 for 2 with a stolen base and an RBI. Sterling Jennings also had a pinch-hit RBI double. Chaz Rutherford picked up the win on the mound, striking out six in six innings of work.
"It's always good to get that first district win," Skyline baseball coach Ben Taylor said. "James Wood played well. It was a good baseball game. We stole bases early and often and tried to apply some pressure."
Central 5, Madison County 4
WOODSTOCK -- The Falcons rallied in the bottom of the fifth to slip past the Mountaineers in Bull Run District baseball action.
Cody Sager had an RBI triple and Hayden Bauserman had an RBI double for the big hits in the fifth inning.
"It was a big win," Central coach Donn Foltz said. "It was the first time we've been tested, where we've been down. Madison kept us off our stride and had a two-run lead. The kids kept battling and got the job done."
Sager went 1 for 3 with an RBI and John Plunkett was 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Falcons (6-1, 3-0 Bull Run). Bauserman went 1 for 3 with an RBI. Ben Kline picked up the win on the mound in relief of Bauserman.
Stonewall Jackson 2, Wilson Memorial 1
QUICKSBURG -- Juan Luna scored in the 50th minute to help give the Generals a Shenandoah District win over the Green Hornets.
Ed Juarez had an assist on Luna's goal. Roberto Cardoso had an unassisted goal in the 33rd minute for the Generals.
Madison County 4, Central 1
WOODSTOCK -- The Falcons started off slow and couldn't recover in a Bull Run District loss to the Mountaineers.
Madison County built a 4-0 lead in the first two innings. Mary Wakeman had a triple and scored a run for the Falcons (2-5, 0-3 Bull Run). Mariyah Viar also had a single for Central.
SVCA 5, Grace Academy 0
STEPHENS CITY -- Hannah McGann had two goals to lead Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy to a victory over Grace Academy.
Maddie Deason had a goal and two assists, and Megan Norton and Bethany Emswiller each had a goal for the Patriots (4-0). SVCA outshot Grace Academy, 31-2.