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Prep roundup: Hawks top error-plagued Judges
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FRONT ROYAL -- Host Skyline made the most of five Handley errors to pick up a 6-3 baseball victory in Northwestern District action on Monday at Bing Crosby Stadium.
The Hawks were outhit, 11-7, but played error-free ball to top the Judges.
Hunter Stewart was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and stole a base for Skyline (8-5, 3-3 Northwestern). Nick Helmick chipped in a 2-for-3 effort with two stolen bases, a run scored and an RBI.
Michael Burrola started and pitched six innings for the win, allowing three earned runs while fanning three. Joe Dawkins pitched a scoreless seventh to earn his fourth save of the season.
Sherando 3, Spotswood 2 (Game 1); Spotswood 6, Sherando 5 (Game 2)
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando split a doubleheader with visiting Spotswood on Monday, winning the first game 3-2 on a walk-off hit by junior Chase Smallwood before dropping the nightcap 6-5 on a Spotswood walk-off.
Both games were played to five innings, and Spotswood played as the home team in Game 2.
In Game 1, both teams scored two runs in third inning and remained tied at 2-2 until the bottom of the fifth. Senior Jacob Carney led off the inning with a single and moved into scoring position with a stolen base. Smallwood then came through with a two-out double to deep left-center field to score Carney for the game-winning run.
Reid Entsminger (4-0) picked up the win in the first game, as he tossed five innings while allowing two runs on two hits. He also struck out two and walked two.
In Game 2, both teams were tied at 5-5 in the bottom of the fifth when Spotswood's Tucker McCoy came through with an RBI single to left off Warriors starting pitcher Adam Whitacre to give the Trailblazers the win.
Whitacre struck out 11 batters in the game, but he also walked six and was the victim of three Sherando errors.
Carney combined to go 3-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and three RBIs in the two games for Sherando (12-1).
SVCA 15, Mountain View 3, five innings
STEPHENS CITY -- A trio of SVCA pitchers combined for a one-hitter as the Patriots defeated the Conquerors. The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule.
Jacob Heflin, Bobby Albright and Min Young Jung combined for the one-hitter for the Patriots. Heflin also went 3-for-3 with four RBIs and three runs scored, and Jung went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored for the Patriots (6-5).
R-MA 17, Fredericksburg Christian 0
FREDERICKSBURG -- The Yellow Jackets unloaded for a 10-run inning to top host Fredericksburg Christian 17-0 in six innings on Monday in Delaney Athletic Conference action.
R-MA (7-4, 6-1 DAC) had just six hits in the win. The Eagles walked 11 Yellow Jackets, and hit three with pitches.
"We had to be patient," R-MA coach Robert Locklear said.
K.J. Graham was 1-for-1 with a double and walked four times. He scored three runs. Neil Dutton was 1-for-2 with a double and three walks, and Thomas Abell went 1-for-2 with three RBIs for the Yellow Jackets.
Starting pitcher Griffin Duy hurled a complete-game shutout for his third straight win. Duy struck out nine.
Sherando 4, Spotswood 3
PENN LAIRD -- Tori Dean had a hat trick to help give the Warriors a non-district win over the Trailblazers.
Audra Sites had the other goal for the Warriors (5-3, 2-1 Northwestern). Lauren Reed had two assists, and Megan Fogarty had one assist for Sherando. The Warriors outshot the Trailblazers, 10-9. Maribeth Watkins had six saves.
SVCA 3, Leesburg Christian 1
LEESBURG -- The Patriots jumped out to a quick lead and held on for a girls soccer victory over the Lions.
Megan Norton, Maddie Deason and Jessica Crowley each scored less than 11 minutes into the game to give the Patriots a 3-0 lead. Deason and Crowley each had an assist for the Patriots (14-0). Leesburg outshot the Patriots, 23-14. SVCA goalkeeper Kayla Phaneuf had nine saves.
Stonewall Jackson 5, Wilson Memorial 2
FISHERSVILLE -- David Dodson and Roberto Cardoso Jr., tallied two goals apiece to lead visiting Stonewall Jackson to a 5-2 boys soccer win over Shenandoah District rival Wilson Memorial on Monday.
Dodson evened the score with about 10 minutes left in the first half after Wilson Memorial took an early lead.
Cardoso scored his two goals within a 10-minute span early in the second half to put the Generals ahead. The Green Hornets pulled back within a goal with about 15 minutes to play, but Dodson struck again with another goal with about 10 minutes to play and Joe Livesay added one more for Stonewall with about five minutes to go to cap the scoring.
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