Skyline’s boys track and field team finished second in the Apple Blossom Track and Field Invitational held at James Wood on Saturday.

The Hawks finished with 88 points, while Handley won the boys event with 124 points. Sherando finished sixth with 36 points and Warren County finished 12th with one point.

Sherando finished sixth in the girls meet with 43 points, Skyline finished tied for ninth (15) and Warren County 11th (14). James Wood won the girls meet with 85 points.

Logan Bailey led Skyline’s boys by winning the 110 hurdles (15.63). He also finished third in the 300 hurdles (41.98), fourth in the long jump (19-02.25) and fourth in the triple jump (39-09.00).

In the high jump Skyline’s Donte Porter and Marion ‘Budder’ Haley finished tied for second (5-04), followed by teammate Kevin Mills (5-04) in fourth.

Haley also finished third in the long jump (19-10.75), fifth in the 100 (11.68) and third in the 200 (23.75). Skyline’s Logan Maiatico was second in the triple jump (40-03.50) and teammate Bronson Breen was second in the 400 (52.76).

Skyline’s 400 relay team of Haley, William Smith, Bailey and Breen finished second (44.12).

Sherando’s Connor Madagan was second in the discus (142-08), followed by teammates Avery Dodson (126-06) and Eric Sheetz (120-04) in third and fourth respectively. Sherando’s William Fletcher won the shot put (45-07.50) and Madagan was fourth (44-05.00).

In the girls meet, Sherando’s Ella Carlson won the discus (122-01) and finished second in the shot put (34-04.00). Sherando’s Victoria Corbit was third in the long jump (14-09.75). Sherando’s Eva Winston was second in the 800 (2:25.93).

Skyline’s Ava Bordner finished second in the 1,600 (5:26.08), just edging out crosstown rival Warren County’s Kaley Tanner (5:26.76), who finished third. Bordner finished fifth in the 800 (2:31.40). Tanner finished second in the 3,200 (11:52.96).


Martinsburg 11, Central 1, 5 innings

The Falcons managed only one hit in an 11-1 road non-district loss on Saturday. The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule.

Parker Sheetz had Central’s lone hit and Calvin Bernard scored their only run.

Central also lost 8-4 to George Mason on Friday in a home Class 3 Northwestern District contest.

The Mustangs scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to pull away for the victory.

The Falcons led 2-1 after the first inning, but the Mustangs tied the game at 2 in the fourth and took the lead for good in the fifth. Central scored twice in the bottom of the sixth to cut the deficit to 5-4.

The Falcons were led at the plate by Sheetz and Ryan Barr with a hit and a run scored each. Ben Walters had a hit and an RBI for the Falcons.

Central (0-6, 0-6 Class 3 Northwestern) hosts Manassas Park on Wednesday.

Sherando 5, Turner Ashby 3, 8 innings

Sherando saw a lead slip away late but recovered in extra innings to pick up a non-district win over the Knights.

The Warriors led 3-0 after four innings, but gave up three in the bottom of the seventh to send the game to extra innings.

Cole Armel and Parker Clendenen each had two hits and a run scored to lead the Warriors. Drew Franchok had two RBIs and James Harris had one hit and two runs scored for Sherando. Harris and Franchok combined on the mound for a three-hitter and Harris picked up the win in relief.

The Warriors (4-4, 3-3 Class 4 Northwestern) host Kettle Run on Tuesday.


Washington 6-5, Sherando 0-3

The Warriors were swept on the road in a doubleheader in nondistrict action.

Washington’s Madison Ruffner threw a no-hitter in the first game and the Patriots scored three runs in each of the first two innings. Ruffner struck out 18 and walked only one in the win.

In the second game, the Warriors led 2-0 but gave up three runs in the sixth and two in the seventh.

Sherando was led by Meghan Harris, who went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored. Makayla Campbell went 2-for-3 and Santanna Puller had two RBIs for the Warriors.

Sherando (5-3, 5-1 Class 4 Northwestern) hosts Kettle run on Tuesday.

Friday’s games


Page County 12, Strasburg 4

The Rams gave up seven runs in the bottom of the third in a Bull Run District road loss to the Panthers.

Strasburg led 4-3 before the seven-run third gave the Panthers control of the contest.

Hayden Fravel led the Rams at the plate, going 1-for-2 with an RBI. Justin Day went 1-for-3 with an RBI and Brandon Martin went 1-for-4 with a run scored for the Rams.

Strasburg (1-4, 1-4 Bull Run) hosts East Rockingham on Monday.


Page County 10, Strasburg 0, 5 innings

Page County’s Taylor Hankins threw a perfect game against the Rams in Bull Run District action in Shenandoah. The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule.

Hankins struck out nine in the victory. Page County’s Morgan Lucas had a two-run homer.

The Rams (1-3, 1-3 Bull Run) host East Rockingham on Monday.

Boys soccer

Warren County 7, Skyline 4

The Wildcats knocked off crosstown rival Skyline in Class 3 Northwestern District action at Warren County.

The Wildcats were led by Tyler Brown with four goals and Ricky Lynch with two goals. Cole Sheehan had one goal for the Wildcats. Warren County goalkeepers Lynch and Cody Crawford each had two saves.

Noah Williams had two goals to lead the Hawks. Alex O’Neill-Payne and Nicholas Dempsey had a goal each. Skyline goalkeeper Dylan Kuzmick had six saves. for the Hawks.

Warren County (2-2, 2-0 Class 3 Northwestern) plays at William Monroe on Tuesday. Skyline (0-3, 0-2 Class 3 Northwestern) hosts Brentsville on Tuesday.

Strasburg 4, Page County 2

The Rams rallied to beat the Panthers in a home Bull Run District contest.

Strasburg trailed 2-1 at the half, but outscored the Panthers 3-0 in the second half.

Seth Nicholson scored two goals on penalty kicks and Anthony Schleig and Kaden Colcombe each added one goal for the Rams. Holden Mrizek had an assist and goalkeeper Josiah Gooding had six saves for the Rams.

Strasburg (3-1-1, 3-1-1 Bull Run) plays at East Rockingham on Monday.

Girls tennis

Central 8, Strasburg 1

The Falcons swept the singles matches in a home non-district victory over the Rams.

Central had singles wins from Michelle Kim (No. 1, 8-0), Erika Hutton (No. 2, 8-1), Lydia Scibelli (No. 3, 8-2), Grace May (No. 4, 8-0), Laurel Holsinger (No. 5, 8-1) and Maddie Lopes (No. 6, won by forfeit).

Kim and Hutton won at No. 1 doubles, 8-1. Strasburg’s Erin VanNorton and Olivia Hodges picked up the team’s only win at No. 2 doubles (8-6).

Central (7-2, 6-2 Class 3 Northwestern) hosts rival George Mason on Wednesday. Strasburg (1-6, 1-5, Bull Run) hosts East Rockingham on Monday.

Skyline 6, Warren County 3

The Hawks slipped past rival Warren County in a home Class 3 Northwestern District contest.

Skyline had singles wins from Jaelyn Parker (No. 1, 8-1), Morgan Botto (No. 3, 8-2), Audrey Dueweke (No. 4, 9-7) and Becky Geiser (No. 5, 8-6). Warren County had singles wins by Kaitlyn Totman (No. 2, 8-3) and Molly Sims (No. 6, 8-4).

In doubles, Skyline had victories from Parker and Brittany Arp (No. 1, 8-4) and Geiser and Dueweke (No. 3, 8-1). Warren County had a doubles victory by Jessica Carino and Maggie Plosch (No. 2, 8-3).

Skyline (6-3, 5-3 Class 3 Northwestern) plays at Clarke County on Monday. Warren County (2-5, 1-5 Class 3 Northwestern) plays at Brentsville on Thursday.

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