STEPHENS CITY -- When he was pulled from Saturday's Northwestern District baseball semifinal with Skyline following a frustrating sixth inning at-bat ending with a strikeout and a tossed batting helmet in the dugout, Sherando senior catcher Derek Reid had to wonder if he would get a chance to redeem himself.
WINCHESTER -- Sean Goodson knew the Skyline hitters would struggle against his curveball. In his last appearance against the Hawks, Goodson tossed six solid innings and earned the win, thanks to a sharp curveball that left hitters off balance.
FRONT ROYAL -- Getting the last out had the Handley baseball team jumping for joy. When Skyline's Mike Accettullo was retired on his grounder to short, only then could the Judges breathe a collective sigh of relief.
FRONT ROYAL -- The question wasn't which pitcher would find success on the mound. All season long, both Skyline's Sara Beamer and Warren County's Nicole King have been nothing short of dominant, with King's record standing at 4-1 and Beamer's a perfect 3-0.
FRONT ROYAL -- The cross-county rivalry heated up quickly when Warren County hosted Skyline in girls soccer on Wednesday night. Both teams battled fiercely in a physical matchup that came down to the final minutes of regulation.
FRONT ROYAL -- Two Broadway pitchers tossed a combined no-hitter, keeping Skyline grounded, in taking a 14-1 non-district victory in the baseball season opener for both teams on Tuesday evening at Bing Crosby Stadium.