Friday's multi-sport high school roundup: Antle sparks Lafayette to baseball win vs. Smithfield

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Baseball:

Jeremiah Antle batted 3-for-3 and joined Andre Lipcius in driving home two runs each, leading Lafayette (10-4 Bay Rivers District) to a 7-3 home win against Smithfield. Matt Keane pitched six innings for the victory. ...

Tabb overcame Bruton 6-2. ...

Connor Eason, a University of Virginia recruit, struck out nine in six innings to guide Hickory past host Menchville 6-0 in a PenSouth Conference game.

The Monarchs fell to 14-3, 2-1, despite Clint Stroble's 2-for-3 game. ...

Peyton Holdsworth struck out 13 batters and Hunter Buhls went 3-for-4 with a double, a run and three RBI to lead Tidewater Academy to an 11-4 victory against Brunswick Academy in a semifinal of the Virginia Commonwealth Conference tournament.

Tidewater will play Southampton Academy in the final at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Softball:

Keely Rochard pitched a one-hitter and went 2-for-3 with a home run to lead Warhill (14-3) to a 4-1 victory against Grafton (13-4) in a matchup of Bay Rivers District powers. ...

Tabb defeated Bruton 7-3. ...

York beat Jamestown 10-3, pulling away with a six-run fourth inning. ...

New Kent scored three runs in both of the last two innings to overcome Poquoson 6-5. ...

Lauren Duff drove in four runs and Taylor Marsiniak batted 3-for-3 to guide Hickory (12-2-1, 3-0 PenSouth) to an 11-1, five-inning win at Menchville (6-8, 0-3). ...

Ashley Walton pitched a two-hitter and Lisa Oiler went 2-for-2 with two RBI to lead Middlesex to a 19-1 victory against Charles City. ...

Isle of Wight Academy added the Metro Conference tournament championship to its regular-season title, defeating host Broadwater Academy 9-1.

IWA's Trish Webb is the Metro Player of the Year, and the Chargers' Chris Hooper is the conference's Coach of the Year. ...

Greenbrier Christian edged Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 9-7 in the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools final as the Gators' Lexi Ackerman drove in four runs.

Track and field:

Lafayette’s Kathryn Tomczak won the girls pole vault at the Southern Track Classic in Richmond by clearing 12 feet, 8 inches, and the Lafayette girls 3,200-meter relay won.

Warhill’s Chris Short won the boys 800 meters in 1:52.

Boys soccer:

Jeff Wolons netted three goals and Antonio Gonzalez scored twice to lift Jamestown past Warhill 5-0.

It was Wolons' sixth hat trick of the season for the Eagles (10-1), who have won eight games in a row. ...

Nansemond River edged Tabb 2-1 in a Group 4A South clash.

Girls soccer:

Morgan Connell and Shannon Fitzgerald scored in the first half to send Jamestown past Warhill 2-0 at Wanner Stadium. ...

Madison Van Dyke had two goals and two assists and Michelle Shin added two assists to lead York to a 6-0 victory against Colonial Heights. ...

Top-seeded Atlantic Shores shut out Denbigh Baptist 3-0 for the Metro Conference tournament title.

Football:

Five months after winning its first state championship, the Ocean Lakes football program is being investigated by the Beach District for “allegations of inappropriate recruiting practices,” according to a Virginia Beach Public Schools spokesperson, the Virginian-Pilot reported.

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