Friday's multi-sport high school roundup: Jamestown, Tabb girls tie for Bay Rivers soccer title by defeating final regular-season foes

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Girls soccer:

Jamestown and Tabb tied for the Bay Rivers District championship at 7-1-1 with victories in their final regular-season games.

The Eagles shut out Poquoson 3-0, while the Tigers stifled county rival Grafton 2-0.

Morgan Connell scored twice and Maddie Clevinger once for the Eagles.

In Tabb's game, Lakaiah Robinson netted a penalty kick with 5:17 left in the first half, after Michelle Sterling was fouled in the box. Leah Tyson provided an insurance goal with 24:36 left in the game, and Taylor Carr made 11 saves for a shutout.

Tabb and Jamestown are both in Conference 19, so they figure to meet again in the postseason. But the BRD tie will stand.

Boys soccer:

Tabb defeated Grafton 2-1 in a big Bay Rivers rivalry. ...

King's Fork shut out Nandua 3-0.

Girls tennis:

York repeated as the Colonial Rivers Conference 25 team tournament champion, defeating Lafayette 5-0 on the Falcons' courts.

York No. 1 Gaby Tersigni won in straight sets, as did No. 3 Courtney Jenkins, Sydney Kochan at No. 4 in a matchup of direct substitutes, and No. 6 Julie Zhou. Kristin Dantzler won by default on line 2 because of Heather Quarles' illness.

York No. 5 Casey Jutras won the first set 6-4 but trailed Abby Johnson 3-0 when the contest was stopped.

Both teams will send players to the C-25 individual tourney, which is set for Monday, Wednesday and next Friday at Huntington Park in Newport News. Those draws include 16 singles players and 16 doubles tandems from among the eight schools.

After that, York and Lafayette will be favored to win against Conference 26 Richmond-area opposition in the first round of the eight-team Group 3A East regional. York was the state runner-up last season. ...

Jamestown shut out Tabb 5-0 in a Conference 19 semifinal to advance to Monday's 4 p.m. final at Kiwanis Park.

Anna Walter, Katie Hunt, Alisha Kohli, Britney Herard and Marie-Helena Peeters prevailed in straight sets to improve the Eagles to 12-1. Their only loss came to Group 4A South rival Midlothian.

The Eagles will take on Grafton, which won 5-2 at Smithfield. ...

Kecoughtan's Donice Bostic and Charlotte Formy Duval rolled to a 6-1, 6-1 victory against a Grassfield tandem to reach the Monitor-Merrimac Conference 2 final on Western Branch's courts.

The Warriors will play in the final at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Western Branch and then will play in the Group 6A South regional.

In singles, Kecoughtan's Christia Aspili was a semifinalist, the best performance by a Peninsula District player.

The tournament could be shaping up as a repeat title for Grassfield's Alina Creamer, whose famous cousin Paula is playing in the LPGA Kingsmill Championship.

Boys tennis:

York lost a 5-4, seven-plus-hour epic at Colonial Heights in the Colonial Rivers Conference 25 final.

The teams could meet again in the Group 3A East regional, where the Falcons would look to avenge a pair of gut-wrenching defeats.

In singles, Erik Moulton, David Mollenkamp and Mohammed Ahmed provided victories in the lineup's lower half for the Falcons. Colonial Heights, strong at the top of the lineup, won on lines 1, 2 and 3.

Jonathan Hartson overcame Josh McFadden 7-6 (12-10), 6-2 at the No. 1 spot, and the Colonials' Yaser Qazi nipped Walter Buck 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 6-3.

In doubles, the teams of Hartson-Qazi and Mollenkamp-South Patterson each won, leaving the team contest on the line at No. 2. Blake Cox and Cameron Cox edged Moulton and Denis Liu 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 to propel Colonial Heights to the win. ...

Top-seeded Jamestown handled Tabb 5-0 at Kiwanis Park, while second-seeded Grafton shut out visiting Smithfield 5-0 in the Conference 19 semifinals.

The Eagles earned their 91st consecutive dual victory against Bay Rivers District opposition. They will return to Kiwanis Park at 3 p.m. Monday for the title match against the Clippers.

Grafton won in straight sets at positions 2 through 6 to oust the Packers, thanks to victories by Zeke Tal, Daniel Kang, Nir Diskin, Sam Brush and Leon Tang.

Smithfield's top player, Joe Holloway, led Kevin Peng 7-5, 4-3 in a contest that was halted when the Clippers clinched. ...

Western Branch senior Harry Holtzclaw became the first player to reach the Monitor-Merrimac Conference 2 singles final. Bethel's Matthew Pittman will try to join him Saturday.

Softball:

Kayley Cox struck out six and threw a perfect game in Grafton’s 9-0 win at Poquoson. ...

Brittany LaPrade belted a home run as New Kent defeated Bruton 6-1. ...

Warhill hammered Lafayette 17-2. ...

Grassfield edged Woodside 3-2 as the Grizzlies' Kelsey Millner batted 2 for 3 and had two RBI. ...

Nansemond River shut out Phoebus 10-0. Alexis Rogers hit 3-for-4, including a two-run home run for the Warriors. Emily Carson drove in two runs.

Baseball:

Liam Griffin drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to give York a 5-4 victory against Smithfield.

Jaime Lewis went 3-for-5, while David Brewster went 2-for-5 with a home run, and Hunter Collins went 2-for-5 with two RBI for the Falcons. ...

Poquoson scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge Grafton 5-4.

Austin Gault batted 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI for the Islanders, who overcame a 3-0 deficit to force extra innings. Cole Jackson was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Jordan Sprouse was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Clippers, and DJ Dobbins scored twice. ...

Lafayette (12-5) edged Warhill 8-7 in a memorable "lights-out" game as Jeremiah Antle's double to the left-center-field gap scored Andre Lipcius from second base with two outs in the seventh inning to give the Rams a walk-off win.

The Lions rallied from a 6-0 deficit to pull even at 7, then loaded the bases with none out in the top of the seventh. The lights -- set on a timer -- then went out at the Warhill Sports Complex, prompting a 20-minute delay.

Matt Keane entered in relief when the power returned, and two strikeouts and a pickoff later, the Rams were out of the jam. They won without letting Warhill bat again. ...

Jamestown found its way past Tabb 7-3. ...

New Kent defeated Bruton 3-1. ...

Garrett Stallings threw a shutout and struck out seven as Grassfield beat Woodside 6-0. Brian Johnson slugged a home run for the Grizzlies. ...

Colin Selby struck out 10 and Connor Rhem hit a two-run single as Western Branch subdued Kecoughtan 8-0. ...

Robert Fitzwater, Dion Jordan and Corbin Townsend combined for six hits and six RBI to help Nansemond River defeat Phoebus 11-1.

Girls lacrosse:

Highland of Warrenton beat Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 20-10 in a Virginia Independent Schools Division II semifinal on Randolph-Macon's field.

The Saints got four goals apiece from Holly Kozak and Sarah Higinbotham and two from Jessie Lerner, plus 12 saves from Lizzy Fowler.

Boys lacrosse:

Virginia Episcopal overcame Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 12-9 in a VIS Division II semifinal.

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