Skyline held off a rally by Brentsville and pulled out a 7-6 Class 3 Northwestern District baseball road win on Wednesday.
The Hawks won the game despite having only two hits. They took advantage of 10 walks and three Brentsville errors.
Skyline combined for three runs in the first two innings. The Hawks scored three more in the top of the fourth for a 6-2 lead and extended the advantage to 7-2 with a run in the sixth. Brentsville cut the lead to 7-6 with a four-run bottom of the sixth inning.
Hunter King and Sam Barber each had a hit, a run scored and an RBI for the Hawks. Skyline's Austin Dunlap scored three runs.
Skyline (2-1, 2-1 Class 3 Northwestern) plays Warren County on Friday at Bing Crosby Stadium in Front Royal.
Central 8, Page County 1
WOODSTOCK — Michelle Kim faced a tough test in only her second match back from injury.
The Central senior won four of the last five games to pull out an 8-5 singles win over Page County's Grace Knighton. Kim's No. 1 singles win helped give the Falcons an 8-1 team victory in non-district play.
Kim, a Class 2 state semifinalist in 2019, missed the entire season due to a broken left hand until returning to action on Tuesday against Brentsville. Kim said she was happy to get the victory against Page County's Knighton.
"I haven't played in about a month," Kim said. "I was definitely super nervous and in the warmups she was hitting well. My confidence wasn't there, but I was just glad to pull it through in the end."
The Falcons also had singles wins by Erika Hutton (No. 2, 8-4), Lydia Scibelli (No. 3, 9-8 (1)), Grace May (No. 4, 8-2), Laurel Holsinger (No. 5, 8-0) and Emily Burner (No. 6, 8-4).
In doubles the Falcons had wins by Kim and Hutton (No. 1, 8-2) and Holsinger and Maddie Lopes (No. 3, 8-3).
Central (6-2, 5-2 Class 3 Northwestern) has won six in a row and hosts Strasburg on Friday.
Skyline 6, Clarke County 3
The Hawks won four singles matches en route to a non-district home victory over the Eagles.
Skyline had singles victories from Jaelyn Parker (No. 1, 8-1), Morgan Botto (No. 3, 8-4), Brooke Swearingen (No. 4, 8-0) and Becky Geiser (No. 5, 8-1).
The Hawks had doubles victories by Parker and Brittany Arp (No. 1, 8-3) and Botto and Swearingen (No. 2, 8-4).
Skyline (5-3, 4-3 Class 3 Northwestern) hosts Warren County on Friday.
Track and field
Skyline swept its home tri-meet with Warren County and Manassas Park.
The Hawks won the boys meet with 67 points, followed by Manassas Park (57) and Warren County (18). Skyline won the girls meet with 62 points, followed by Warren County (56) and Manassas Park (14).
Skyline had individual victories in the boys meet by Dathen Montoya (shot put, 36-01.00), Logan Bailey (110 hurdles, 15.7; 300 hurdles 41.9) and Marion 'Budder' Haley (100, 11.4; 200, 23.3). Skyline won 400 relay (Bailey, Bronson Breen, Haley, Willliam Smith, 43.7).
Warren County had individual wins in the boys meet by D.J. Rizzo (discus, 107-03), Emil Stanford (1,600, 5:01.4) and Patrick Treutlein (3,200, 11:11.1).
In the girls meet, Skyline had individual wins from Kayla Haislop (shot put, 31-01.50), Anisha Carter (long jump, 13-04.00; triple jump, 28-09.00; 100 hurdles, 19.7; 300 hurdles, 55.2), Emma Sokolowski (100, 13.8; 200, 28.2) and Ava Bordner (400, 1:03.4).
Warren County's girls had individual wins from Amber Riley (1,600, 5:44.6), Kaley Tanner (800, 2:38.7) and Leah Webster (3,200, 13:15.4). Warren County won the 3,200 relay (11:30.5), 400 relay (1:02.7) and 1,600 relay (4;39.9).
Strasburg's girls tied for first in a home tri-meet with Page County and Madison County.
Strasburg and Madison County each had 69 points in the girls meet, while Page County had 20. In the boys meet, Page County won with 106 points, followed by Madison County (25.50) and Strasburg (16.50). The Rams had no individual or team winners in the boys meet.
In the girls meet, Strasburg had individual wins by Maddy Dofermire (high jump, 4-02), Erika Trenary (triple jump, 30-07.75), Joely Morgan (discus, 90-02), Regan Robinson (1,600, 6:19.90), Claire Keefe (400, 1:01.90) and Megan Martin (800, 2:39.10). The Rams won the 3,200 relay (Keefe, Paige Hiserman, Macy Smith, Martin, 11:05.30), 400 relay (Corina Funk, Auora Rinehart, Dofermire, Smith, 56.10) and 1,600 relay (Rinehart, Martin, Smith, Keefe, 4:42.20).