Prep roundup: Warhill comes close, but remains winless in boys tennis

Jimmy LaRoue
Contact Reporterjlarouejr@vagazette.com

Playing for the final time this season, Warhill nearly pulled out its first boys tennis win of the season Monday, taking four of six singles matches, but Gloucester won all three doubles matches — two of those in tiebreakers — to keep the Lions winless.

Warhill’s Nos. 3-6 singles players — Dan Caswalowski, Boheng Mu, Malix Dunbar and Ethan Calupitan — won their matches, and they all won in tiebreakers after splitting sets with their Gloucester opponents.

Caswalowski won 6-1, 0-6, 1-0 (10-8), Mu had to play two tiebreakers in his match — winning both, and the match, 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 1-0 (10-2). Dunbar topped his opponent 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 (12-10) and Calupitan had a narrow win, 4-6, 7-6, 1-0 (10-8).

Warhill’s Alex Lewis lost his singles match at the No. 1 line after splitting sets in his match 4-6, 6-2, and then falling 11-9 in the tiebreaker. In doubles, Jack Wright and Mu lost 9-8, falling in the tiebreaker 7-5.

Warhill fell to 0-13.

More boys tennis

Walsingham Academy 9, Portsmouth Christian 0 — The Trojans won big on senior day Monday, taking all nine matches against Portsmouth Christian to finish the regular season 5-7.

Walsingham No. 1 Sam Jones won his match 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (10-2) in the toughest singles match of the day. The other Trojans’ singles players — No. 2 Phil Walz, No. 3 Greg Peterson, No. 4 Anthony Hinojosa, No. 5 Evan Gareffa and No. 6 Jacob Ward — combined to lose just six of 66 games total.

In doubles, No. 1 Liam Miller and Declan Miller won 8-4, No. 2 Peterson and David Pellei were victorious 8-5 and Fareffa and Chris Celli won 8-0.

Walsingham, ranked No. 10 in the most recent Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II poll, head to the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools tournament, which starts Thursday at Old Dominion University.

Jamestown 8, Lafayette 1 — The Eagles bounced back from a non-district loss to win eight of nine matches against the Rams Friday for their 122nd straight Bay Rivers District win.

The win for Jamestown (14-2) clinched the district title.

Great Bridge 9, Warhill 0 — Grandson topped Papaw.

Chris Hyatt’s Great Bridge team shut out Robert Hyatt’s Lions Friday, leaving them winless as a team this season.

The only Warhill (0-12) singles player to take a game in his match was Ethan Calupitan, who won three games in two sets.

The Lions won two games at No. 2 and 3 doubles.

Track and field

Jamestown’s Thorin Jean finished 11th in the 3,200 meters in a deep field at Friday and Saturday’s Dogwood Classic in Charlottesville.

Jean’s teammates, Mariella Smith and Raylynn Gibbs, tied for seventh in the pole vault.

At Saturday’s Suffolk Invitational, Clare Kinney had Walsingham Academy’s top finish, coming in first in the pole vault (9-0), with teammate Emma Lobash taking third. Jocelyn Covaney came in fourth in the high jump for the Trojans.

For Walsingham’s boys, Nate Benson took second in the pole vault. ...

At Thursday’s second Bay Rivers District meet at Bruton, individual first place winners included:

John Agnew — Jamestown (boys 3,200)

Darius Reed — Jamestown (boys 200)

Noah Kane — Lafayette (boys 110 hurdles)

Boys 4x800 relay — Lafayette

Anthony Giacchetta — Warhill (boys pole vault)

Michael Ososanya — Jamestown (boys discus)

Robert Walton — Lafayette (boys shot put)

Kirsten Long — Jamestown (girls 800)

Clara Wincheski — Bruton (girls 1,600, 3,200)

Karena Glass — Bruton (girls 100 hurdles)

Dana Abraham — Jamestown (girls long jump)

Peyton Blanding — Lafayette (girls pole vault)

Girls tennis

Mathews 5, Bruton 4 — The Panthers lost a close matchup with Mathews on Monday to fall to 5-8.

Lafayette 6, Kecoughtan 3 — The Rams (8-7) finished the regular season with a winning record after topping Kecoughtan Monday.

Jamestown 8, Lafayette 1 — The Eagles are Bay Rivers District champions after topping the Rams Friday.

The only loss for Jamestown (14-1) was in its second match of the season, a non-district loss to Hanover.

Baseball

Jamestown 3, Bethel 2 — Rocco Colafrancesco drove in the winning run as Jamestown rallied for the home win over Bethel Monday.

The Eagles (12-3) scored once in the sixth and twice in the seventh as Matt Lansford also drove in a run and Hunter Pegram earned the win.

Matoaca 11, Warhill 2 — The Lions took an early lead but Matoaca had a four-run second, a pair of runs in the fifth and five more in the sixth to pick up the win Saturday in non-district play.

Azriel Davidson went 2-for-3 and drove in a run for Warhill, and Alex Cottrell also went 2-for-3 and scored a run. Davidson and Cottrell were the only two Lions to register hits in the game.

Cottrell pitched four innings and gave up four hits and four runs, three of those runs earned.

Jamestown 11, Bruton 0 (5 innings) — The Eagles used an eight-run fifth inning to break open a close game and win in five innings over the Panthers Friday.

E.A. Woolwine scattered six hits and a walk while striking out three for Jamestown.

Rocco Colafrancesco went 2-for-2 with two RBI and three runs scored to pace the Eagles offense. Matt Lansford also had two hits for Jamestown.

Darian Brooks, Brandon Danet, Johnathon Salmeron, Stephen Sheldon and Andrew Balzer all had hits for Bruton.

Smithfield 12, Warhill 5 — The Packers scored all their runs in the fourth inning to top the Lions Friday.

Warhill led 2-0 through three innings before Smithfield sent 16 batters to the plate in the top of the fourth on its way to 12 runs.

T.J. Davis and Azriel Davidson each had two hits for the Lions, with Davidson, Blake Sawyer, Ethan Currin, Brandon Robertson and Cruz Henzler each driving in a run.

Warhill committed seven errors.

York 8, Lafayette 7 (8 innings) — Osvaldo Torres and Tim Gillen each drove in two runs for the Rams, but the Falcons scored once in extra innings and made it hold up in a Bay Rivers District win Friday.

Torres went 2-for-3 and scored two runs, as did Ricky Sullivan. Leighton Holm also had two hits.

Sutton Perozek gave up three earned runs while striking out six in six innings for Lafayette.

Note: Walsingham Academy moved back to the top spot in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division III poll.

The Trojans, who were ranked second in the last two polls, picked up 64 points. Fuqua fell one spot to second and had 63 points.

Softball

Jamestown 9, Bruton 0 — Tara Rowden hit a grand slam and Madalyn Morton had nine strikeouts as the Eagles shut out the Panthers Friday.

Rowden’s grand slam came in the second inning, as she scored three runs and finished with five RBI. Molly Lee also had two hits.

Smithfield 14, Warhill 1 — The Packers scored in each of the first four innings, including seven times in the fourth in a win over the Lions Friday.

Though Warhill was outhit seven to five, the Lions were hurt by seven errors. Warhill’s Grace Harper gave up seven hits and six earned runs.

Harper, Taylor Nicholson, Dajanera Wallace, Sky Hosler and Kaylee Giles all had hits for the Lions. Hosler and Wallace each had doubles.

York 4, Lafayette 1 — Three Rams had two hits apiece, but it wasn’t enough in the loss to the Falcons Friday.

Sarah Bryant, Tilly Fenske and Paola Territo each went 2-for-4 and Fenske drove in a run for Lafayette.

Avery Hicks went the distance in the circle for the Rams, giving up five hits and four runs (one earned). Hicks also struck out six and walked two.

Lafayette also committed six errors.

Girls soccer

Jamestown 2, Lafayette 1 — All three goals came in the first half, as the Eagles held off the Rams in the final 40 minutes Friday.

Kylie Devine and Brianna Behm scored for Jamestown, while Taylor Gubler scored for Lafayette.

Bruton 3, Poquoson 2 (OT) — The Panthers broke a four-game losing streak with an overtime win over the Islanders Friday.

York 2, Warhill 1 — The Falcons edged the Lions Friday in Bay Rivers play.

Boys soccer

Bruton 3, Lancaster 1 — The Panthers overcame an early goal to Lancaster and had the lead by halftime in a non-district win Monday.

Caleb Bower scored off an assist from Kyle Perry in the 31st minute for Bruton (4-7) to even the match before Garrett Turner tallied the go-ahead goal off an assist from Cardona three minutes later.

Cardona then picked up his second assist of the match in the 49th minute, finding Dakota Harwood, who scored to provide a two-goal margin.

Bryan Carr finished with four saves for the Panthers.

Poquoson 3, Lafayette 1 — The Rams lost to the Islanders Monday in Bay Rivers District play to fall to 4-6-1.

Poquoson 4, Bruton 1 — The Panthers scored once in a loss to the Islanders Friday.

Jamestown 3, Lafayette 0 — Zay McGee had a goal and an assist and Michael Messe and Lex Gonzalez also had goals for the Eagles (10-2) in the shutout over the Rams Friday.

Boys lacrosse

Lafayette 12, Jamestown 9 — The Rams topped the Eagles in a Hampton Roads Lacrosse League playoff matchup Friday.

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

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