Prep roundup

Jimmy LaRoue
Contact Reporterjlarouejr@vagazette.com

Walsingham Academy’s girls lacrosse team opened its season with a 16-7 win Thursday at Fuqua School in Farmville, with Arizona State commit Cammie Mann leading the way with seven goals and four assists.

Bridgette Smith had four goals and an assist, Oliva Hinojosa had three goals and Isabelle LeJeune, who will play at the University of Cincinnati next year, picked up a pair of goals and three assists for the Trojans. Goalie Maddie Kerner had two saves.

Walsingham returns 10 key players from last season, including Mann and LeJeune.

On a cold and windy afternoon, the Trojans outshot Fuqua School 27-14 and picked up 18 ground balls.

The Trojans (1-0) return to action at 4 p.m. Tuesday with their home opener against Saint Gertrude's.

In other lacrosse action, Jamestown’s girls, which won the club state championship last season, started strong with a 21-0 win Thursday over York.

WCA hoop twins commit to Mary Washington

Williamsburg Christian Academy standout twins Ra’Shawn and Da’Shawn Cook committed to play basketball for Mary Washington, they revealed on Twitter.

They were mainstays in the lineup in helping WCA win the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division III boys championship during their junior year and earn runner-up honors as seniors.

Mary Washington, in Fredericksburg, is one of Christopher Newport’s top rivals in the Capital Athletic Conference.

Walsingham picks up boys tennis win

The Walsingham Academy boys tennis team scored a 6-3 win over New Kent in its opening match of the season Thursday.

The Trojans host Nansemond-Suffolk at 4 p.m. Wednesday in their home opener.

LaRoue can be reached by phone at 757-345-2342, by email at jlarouejr@vagazette.com or on Twitter @jlaroue.

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