Prep roundup: L’Amoreaux scores twice as Wildcats beat Manassas Park
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FRONT ROYAL – Warren County junior Courtney L’Amoreaux scored two goals and assisted on another as the Wildcats picked up a 4-1 win over Bull Run District foe Manassas Park on Friday night.
L’Amoreaux opened the match’s scoring with an unassisted goal in the ninth minute and struck again two minutes later to give Warren County (6-4) a 2-0 lead. Manassas Park answered in the 16th minute with a goal by Jacquelyn Ramos but the Wildcats scored twice more in the second half.
Freshman Shauna Sayers scored in the 54th minute off L’Amoreaux’s assist and sophomore Rachel Skube tallied the game’s final goal three minutes later on as assist from Sayers.
Both teams finished with eight shots while goalkeepers Rachel Liebl and Megan Henry combined for seven saves for Warren County.
SVCA 23, MVCA 8
STEPHENS CITY – Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy erupted for 12 runs in the first inning and cruised to a 23-8 win over visiting Mountain View Christian Academy Friday afternoon.
Senior Lucas Pufnock led the Patriots’ 15-hit attack with a 4-for-4 performance that including a double, triple, five RBIs and three runs scored. Freshman Aiden Nicholson was 2-for-3 with an RBI triple and two runs scored for SVCA (6-3-1), while freshman Josiah Goldbranson was 2-for-2 with a walk and two runs scored.
Nicholson picked up the win for SVCA after coming on in relief of starting pitcher Stephen Goldbranson, whose pitching responsibilities ended after getting hit by a pitch in the bottom of the first inning. Conquerors sophomore Josh Medina took the loss while unable to escape a first inning that saw 17 Patriots come to the plate.
Strasburg 11, Madison County 0, 6 innings
MADISON — Mark Smoot threw a complete-game two-hitter to lift the Rams past the Mountaineers in Bull Run District baseball action. The game was stopped after six innings due to the mercy rule.
Smoot had a perfect game through four innings and struck out nine in picking up the victory. Ryan Smoot led the Rams at the plate, going 2 for 3 with a run scored and three RBIs. Adam Miller went 2 for 2 with a triple and two RBIs, and Noah St. Clair was 2 for 3 with two RBIs for the Rams (11-0, 9-0 Bull Run).