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Sunday, April 7, 2013
VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CONFERENCE
North Cross 24, Massanutten Military 1, 5 inning
WOODSTOCK - Winning pitcher Matt Doughty drove in five runs to pace North Cross to a five-inning win.
Justin Jensen had four RBIs and Ben Coleman and Keith Oddo each added three for North Cross (3-3). Edwin Saunders also drove in two runs for the Raiders, which scored 13 runs in the second inning.
Doughty struck out six and allowed an unearned run on one hit over three innings.
Jefferson Forest 5, SW Edgecombe (N.C.) 2, 8 inning
TARBORO, N.C. - The Cavaliers broke a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning when an outfield error with two outs and the bases loaded allowed three unearned runs for JF (7-2).
Winning pitcher J.R. Breeden struck out 11, allowed five hits and walked three over seven innings.
Ryan Crist had two hits and an RBI for the Cavaliers, and Cal Hodgert had two hits.
Turner Ashby sweeps Hidden Valley
BRIDGEWATER - Turner Ashby (6-1-1) took both games of a double header from Hidden Valley (2-4), with wins of 6-2 and 4-3.
In the first game, Sophia Robinette hammered a two-run homer in the top of the first to put Hidden Valley up. Turner Ashby then answered with three runs in the second inning, two in the third and one in the fourth. Brooke Carter led the Knights with two runs scored.
Blaire Miller struck out seven and allowed two hits over three innings for the win. Robinette struck out three and allowed five runs on four hits in the loss.
In the second game, the Knights scored three runs on four hits in the first inning to take an early lead.
Turner Ashby added another run in the third inning and Sidney Agee hit a three-run home run for Hidden Valley in the fourth inning.
Hidden Valley's Savannah Kramer and Turner Ashby's Alexa Sheets had two hits each.
Sheets also earned the win with 3 2⁄3 innings, striking out eight. Mary Walters allowed three runs on five hits in two innings for the loss.
Bassett 1, Christiansburg 1
BASSETT - Rodrigo Garcia intercepted a pass and beat Blue Demons' goalkeeper Alex Sullivan to the far post in the 70th minute to even the match and give the Bengals an overtime draw.
David Eddleton opened the scoring for Christiansburg (2-2-1) in the 32nd minute on a penalty kick.
Sullivan made four saves in net for Christansburg while Lucas Draper made three saves for Bassett.
BLUE RIDGE CONFERENCE
North Cross 8, Carlisle 0
The Raiders (5-0) had four players - Hope Pollock, Morgan Strum, India Helmer and Lissa Smith - with two goals apiece.
Carlisle, which trailed 5-0 at the half, forfeited with 20 minutes left in the second half. The Chiefs (0-1) used two goalies, Caroline Jordan made five saves and Liz Lazoro made four saves.
SWVA Home School 5, New Covenant 1
Megan Crews scored two goals and Cassie Snyder chipped in three assists as the Conquerors defeated the Gryphons.
Lilly Smith, Jacqueline Chick and Rae Noel all chipped in goals and Kara Snyder made five saves in goal for SWVA Home School (3-2).
Anna Owens scored the lone goal for New Covenant while Laura Williamson made 14 saves.
Dayspring Christian 9, Christian Heritage 1
The Lions (5-0) were led by Leah Hairfield's three goals. Geneva Hutchinson and Sarah Albano each scored two goals. Becca Goodhart and Johannah Buehrer each scored one goal. Anna Fagan made three saves.
Gloria Wood scored the only goal for the Knights (0-2). Haley Branin made 11 saves
PH to play game at UVa today
Patrick Henry will face R.J. Reynolds High School of Winston-Salem, N.C., at noon today at the University of Virginia's blue Turf Feld - the field hockey stadium next to University Hall.
The interstate game is being played in conjunction with Virginia's 3:30 p.m. home game with North Carolina at Klockner Stadium.
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