KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Designated player Hanna Sommer hit a go-ahead solo home run in the fifth inning and right-hander Emily Weiman retired nine of the final 10 batter she faced to guide North Carolina State to a 6-4 win over the James Madison softball team at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., on Sunday.
FRONT ROYAL -- Presley Rutherford wasn't sure what to expect for her senior season. The Skyline girls tennis player had never played at No. 1 singles before this season, but this year moved to the top spot and now has even advanced to regionals.
WOODSTOCK -- Shortly before the start of Central's Bull Run District tournament quarterfinal showdown with William Monroe on Friday, Falcons senior Stephen Hamrick was called to midfield and recognized as being the school's new career goals record holder.
FRONT ROYAL -- As Eric Barr trades volleys with Randolph-Macon Academy student Cole Pawlak on the tennis courts behind Turner Hall on the school's campus, it's obvious that this is where Barr was meant to be.
While the Angels' Mike Trout and the Nationals' Bryce Harper were busy making headlines with their meteoric rise to the big leagues last season, there was another top baseball prospect that was quietly making an impact in the majors.