Prep roundup: Seven from Walsingham Academy named to All-TCIS teams

Jimmy LaRoue
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Seven Walsingham Academy athletes were named to the All-Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools first or second teams.

In baseball, Tanner Schobel was named All-TCIS first team, and Jason Covaney and Zach Stanko second team. For girls soccer, Delaney Riggs was named All-TCIS second team, and in girls lacrosse, Isabelle LeJeune and Cammie Mann were named first team All-TCIS, and Anna Vidlak to the second team.

Baseball

Warhill 5, Bruton 3 (Game 1) — The Lions scored twice in the sixth to break a tie and earn the win in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday with the Panthers.

Riley Motley drove in a pair of runs on a double, and Brandon Robertson went 2-for-3 with a run scored, as did Alex Cottrell. T.J. Davis had a triple and also scored twice for Warhill.

Sammy Rochard went five innings on the mound for the Lions, allowing three hits and four walks while striking out five and allowing three runs, and Logan Wahl pitched a perfect inning of relief, needing just six pitches.

Bruton’s Clee Yocum had a double and two RBI, while Johnathon Salmeron and David Diesburg also had hits. Diesburg’s hit was also a double.

Warhill 9, Bruton 5 (Game 2, 5 innings) — The Lions swept Wednesday’s doubleheader, scoring all nine runs in the first two innings. The Panthers clawed back with four runs in the fifth.

Sammy Rochard went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs, and Brandon Robertson also drove in two runs for Warhill.

Logan Wahl scattered six hits for the Lions on the mound, as he allowed one run in four innings.

Brandon Danet went 3-for-4 for Bruton, while Johnathon Salmeron and Andrew Balzer each had two hits. Justin Hicks and Salmeron each had doubles for the Panthers.

Grafton 11, Bruton 1 (5 innings) — The Clippers scored in every inning, and five times in the third, to finish off the Panthers in five innings Tuesday.

Bruton managed two hits against Grafton, with Clee Yocum going 1-for-3 with an RBI. Darian Brooks recorded the other Panthers’ hit.

New Kent 6, Lafayette 5 — Leighton Holm and Chase Smith each drove in a pair of runs for the Rams, but it wasn’t enough as the Trojans picked up the Bay Rivers District win Tuesday.

Osvaldo Torres and Ryan Labella each had triples and scored a run for Lafayette.

The Rams scored once in the seventh and had a runner reach third with one out.

Tabb 6, Warhill 5 — The Tigers’ run in the top of the seventh proved to be pivotal as they tagged out the potential tying run at home plate Tuesday.

Tabb held an early 2-0 lead, and maintained that margin after each team scored three runs in the fifth inning.

Warhill scored twice in the bottom of the seventh and had the bases loaded with two outs when Sammy Rochard drove in Nick Rubino. T.J. Davis was tagged out at home to end the game.

Davis went 2-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs, and Rochard also went 2-for-4 for the Lions. Rubino and Davis each had doubles.

Davis and Blake Sawyer split the pitching duties for Warhill — Davis pitching 3-2/3 innings, allowing one earned run on four hits and striking out four, and Sawyer went 3-1/3 innings, allowing three earned runs on five hits.

Jamestown 21, York 3 (5 innings) — The Eagles overwhelmed the Falcons with a trio of big innings Tuesday, including 10 runs in the fifth.

Seven Jamestown players had at least two hits, with Matt Lansford going 4-for-4, Ryan Pastirik going 3-for-3 and driving in four runs, and Spencer Pietruszynski going 3-for-4.

Rocco Colafrancesco drove in three runs, while Pietruszynski, Cole Tross, Josh Ammons and Hunter Pegram each drove in two for the Eagles.

Pietruszynski pitched all five innings for Jamestown, allowing three runs on five hits and two walks while striking out three.

Steward 6, Walsingham Academy 2 — Tanner Schobel and Jason Covaney drove in the lone Trojans’ runs in a loss Tuesday to Steward in the Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools quarterfinals.

Covaney, Schobel and Nathan Wildasin each had doubles.

Softball

Warhill 16, Bruton 0 (Game 1, 4 innings) — The Lions dominated the Panthers in a four-inning game Wednesday, scoring at least three runs in each inning.

Warhill got three runs in the first, four each in the second and third, and five more in the fourth, while in the circle, Kara Greene shut down Bruton. Greene struck out eight, walked one and gave up one hit.

Taylor Nicholson and Dajanera Wallace each had home runs for the Lions, with Wallace driving in six runs.

Warhill 10, Bruton 7 (Game 2) — Dajanera Wallace, following up on her six RBI in the first game of the doubleheader, drove in five more to pace the Lions over the Panthers Wednesday.

Kara Greene pitched 2-2/3 innings of shutout relief for Warhill, allowing three hits and striking out three.

Sarah Tracy had a grand slam for Bruton in a six-run third inning after Warhill had scored nine runs in the first two innings, cutting the lead to 9-7. Warhill added an insurance run in the bottom of the fourth.

Atlee 5, Jamestown 2 — The Eagles scored first but lost to Atlee in a non-district game Wednesday.

Lindsey Sander went 3-for-4 at the plate and drove in both Jamestown runs, while Madalyn Morton went 2-for-3 with a double.

Morton went six innings in the circle, allowing four earned runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out four.

Grafton 11, Bruton 0 (6 innings) — The Clippers got four runs in both the first and sixth innings to take care of the Panthers Tuesday.

Bruton’s only hits came from Megan Hicks, Hannah Miller and Morgan Louke.

New Kent 16, Lafayette 3 (5 innings) — The Trojans scored five runs in the second and 10 more in the third to overcome a three-run deficit and finish off the Rams in five innings Tuesday.

Lafayette’s three runs came without a hit in the top of the first, benefiting from two walks, two errors and a double play.

Paola Territo got the Rams’ only hit in the top of the fourth.

Tabb 4, Warhill 0 — The Lions mustered just three hits in a shutout loss to the Tigers Tuesday.

Kara Greene, Taylor Nicholson and Madison Richardson got Warhill’s only hits. Greene scattered 10 hits and four walks but allowed just the four runs, as the Lions turned three double plays.

Jamestown 2, York 1 — The Eagles broke a tie with a seventh inning single by Paige Richardson to drive in Tara Rowden with what proved to be the winning run Tuesday.

Madalyn Morton went the distance for Jamestown and pitched a 1-2-3 bottom of the seventh, striking out the final two batters looking.

Morton allowed one on three hits and two walks, striking out four, while Rowden went 4-for-4 with a double and scored both runs.

Boys soccer

Warhill 4, Denbigh 1 — The Lions scored a pair of goals in each half to top Denbigh in a non-district match Thursday.

One of those goals for Warhill included a 35-yard blast to the upper right corner from Rylan Hoerning

Jamestown 8, Warhill 1 — The Eagles dominated the Lions Wednesday in a Bay Rivers District matchup.

Tabb 5, Bruton 1 — The Tigers topped the Panthers in Bay Rivers action Tuesday.

Girls soccer

Jamestown 3, Warhill 0 — Brianna Behm had a hat trick in the Eagles’ win over the Lions Wednesday.

Jamestown has now won 11 straight games.

Alex Plucker had 15 saves for Warhill.

Lafayette 1, Poquoson 0 — The Rams picked up a one-goal win Tuesday in Bay Rivers play.

Boys tennis

Bruton 9, Gloucester 0 — The Panthers broke a nine match losing streak with the shutout over Gloucester Wednesday.

Girls tennis

Rappahannock 6, Bruton 3 — The Panthers fell in a non-district match against Rappahannock Wednesday to close out the regular season.

Girls lacrosse

Jamestown and Warhill each won their playoff matchups Wednesday to set up Friday’s game for the Peninsula championship in the Hampton Roads Lacrosse League.

The Eagles beat Grafton 19-5 and the Lions topped Tabb 14-12 on Wednesday.

Track and field

Lafayette and Jamestown’s girls posted strong finishes in the Bay Rivers District’s third meet of the season.

The Rams, led by Peyton Blanding’s first place finish in the pole vault, finished third behind Grafton (121.5 points) and Tabb (105.5 points) with 95 points. The Eagles were close behind in fourth with 91 points. Bruton finished seventh and Warhill 10th.

Lafayette showed its depth in the 400 — with Janai Sandlin (second), Taymar Gorelick (fourth) and Camille Hairston (fifth) all coming in the top five — and the 100 hurdles, with Blanding, Aiyana Jones and Ty Hundley coming in fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively. The Rams’ Starr Patton came in second in the high jump, and teammates Isabel O’Connor and Gorelick came in fifth and sixth, respectively, in the triple jump.

Jamestown won the 4x800 relay and came in second in the 4x100 relay. Raylynn Gibbs and Louise Herman came in second and third, respectively, for the Eagles in the pole vault, and teammate Mariella Smith finished in a four-way tie for fourth. The Eagles’ Kirsten Long finished second in the 800, and Maya Willis came in third in the high jump.

Caitlyn Day finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump for Jamestown.

Clara Wincheski paced the Panthers with a first place finish in the 3,200 (11:34.25), topping second place Thorin Jean of Jamestown. Wincheski also came in third in the 1,600.

Bruton’s Karena Glass took second in the 300 hurdles, and Amara Haynes of Lafayette took third in the same event.

For the boys, New Kent and Grafton finished one-two, with Lafayette and Jamestown once again having the area’s best finishes, with the Rams (70 points) taking fifth and the Eagles (60.5 points) coming in sixth. Bruton took ninth and Warhill 10th.

Lafayette’s Noah Cane had the top local boys finish, taking first in the 110 hurdles and coming in second in the 300 hurdles. The Rams’ Damontay Lett came in second in the high jump. Matt Conrad came in second in the pole vault.

Jamestown’s Michael Ososanya finished second in the discus, and Taylor Beall took second in the 1,600. The Eagles’ Lloyd Morant and Andrew Denny finished two-three in the 3,200.

As a team, Lafayette came in second in the 4x800 relay.

Bruton’s Arndray Battle came in second in the shot put, with Elijah Washington taking third and William DeHaro of Jamestown finishing fourth.

Warhill athlete signs with Beloit College

Allison Faber of Warhill has commited to playing volleyball and basketball at Beloit College in Wisconsin.

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

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