Prep roundup: McLachlan fires no-hitter in Wildcats’ softball sweep
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FRONT ROYAL — Warren County High School junior Paige McLachlan had a huge day against visiting Manassas Park in Monday’s Bull Run District softball doubleheader.
McLachan fired a five-inning no-hitter in the nightcap, and finished the two games with a combined six doubles as the Wildcats swept a pair by scores of 11-1 and 12-0 on Monday.
In the opener, McLachlan was 3-for-3 at the plate with three doubles and four RBIs to back winning pitcher Anneslee Cockrill. Just a freshman, Cockrill fanned five in the five-inning victory.
In the nightcap, McLachlan struck out nine batters for the complete-game win and her first career no-hitter. At the plate, McLachlan was 3-for-4 with three doubles and three RBIs for Warren County (8-3, 6-2 Bull Run).
Also in the second game, the Wildcats’ Cassie Green was 2-for-4 with two doubles.
SVCA 19, Fresta Valley 0
STEPHENS CITY — Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy’s Patrick McGrath led a 14-hit attack as the Patriots walloped visiting Fresta Valley Christian 19-0 in Virginia Association of Christian Athletics (VACA) North Region action on Monday.
McGrath was 4-for-5 with four runs scored and three RBIs, all coming on a three-run double in the bottom of the second inning. SVCA (6-7, 1-2 VACA North) plated seven runs in the first and eight runs in the second to put away the Pioneers early.
Cody Robertson pitched all five innings for the Patriots, fanning 11 while allowing no walks and only three hits in the win.
SVCA’s Tyler Fincham added a 2-for-3 effort with three RBIs and a run scored, and Matt Rogers was 1-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs scored in the win.
Seton School 7, R-MA 2
MANASSAS — Visiting Randolph-Macon Academy dropped a 7-2 decision to Seton School in Delaney Athletic Conference baseball action on Monday.
The loss locked up a No. 5 seed for the Yellow Jackets, who face No. 4 Trinity Christian in Tuesday’s opening round of the DAC tournament at Poplar Park in Chantilly. Game time is 5 p.m.
Against Seton, R-MA’s Edwin Guyette was 2-for-2 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored. John Camarella added a 2-for-3 outing with a double and an RBI, and Robert DeBerry was 2-for-4 with a double.
R-MA dropped to 5-4 overall and 1-3 in the DAC.
Warren County 4, Manassas Park 1
MANASSAS PARK — Kelsea Potts tallied three goals and an assist as visiting Warren County topped Manassas Park 4-1 in girls soccer on Monday.
Potts got the Wildcats’ opening goal off an assist from Brooke Henry as Warren County forged a 1-1 halftime tie.
Anne Skubie got the go-ahead score off Potts’ assist in the second half.
Skubie returned the favor twice in the second half, assisting on both Potts’ goals in the final 40 minutes.
Warren County improved to 8-2 overall and in Bull Run District play.
Central 7, Madison County 1
WOODSTOCK — Franklin Hernandez had a huge night to help lead the Falcons to a Bull Run District boys soccer win over Madison County.
Hernandez had five assists and one goal for the Falcons (7-2-2). Taishi Ukai had a hat trick for the Falcons. Tyler Bosserman, Julian Higgs and Eric Ventura each had a goal for Central. The Falcons outshot the Mountaineers, 16-4.