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Lacrosse in W-JCC schools continues deliberate climb to VHSL ranks

Lacrosse in W-JCC schools continues deliberate climb to VHSL ranks

Jamestown senior Zach Pennycuff is a rare example of a student-athlete who excels in about every sport he has competed in.

The list includes football, track and field and wrestling. Pennycuff claims he was not very good at baseball, so he picked up a lacrosse stick in fourth grade and started running by people. I was like, 'Oh, this is kind of fun,' he said. "I worked on my stick skills and stuff, and it's my favorite sport."

Pennycuff, a standout midfielder for his school's boys club lacrosse team, is emblematic of many of his Williamsburg-James City County lacrosse peers in being a veteran of the sport. When Jamestown, Lafayette and Warhill introduced club teams...

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