Prep roundup

Jimmy LaRoue

Jamestown held onto its first round lead to win the Region 4A golf tournament at Williamsburg National and advance to the Class 4 state tournament.

The Eagles finished with a score of 659, three shots ahead of second place Great Bridge. Warhill (685) finished third and Smithfield (716) fourth.

The Eagles’ top four combined to shoot 322 Monday, giving them a 15-stroke lead going into the second round, with Bobby Dudeck carding a 73 to take the first day lead. Dudeck shot an 85 in the second round to finish fourth overall at 158.

Jack DeVore led Jamestown in the second round, shooting an 82 to finish with a two-day total of 166. Fletcher Chisman (167), Nate Harris (171), Austin Haight (177) and Zach Loudermilk (196) rounded out the Eagles’ effort.

Also advancing are the top five individuals not on the championship team, including Nick Bland of Grafton and Blake Sawyers of Warhill, who each carded 171 over the two-day tournament.

EJ Whiten of Great Bridge was the individual winner, shooting a 79-70 for a 149 total and a five-stroke win. Whiten and Kendall Turner of Great Bridge were the co-Region 4A players of the year. Dudek made the all-region team.

Field hockey

Tabb (11-0, 11-0 Bay Rivers) beat Grafton (4-7, 4-4 Bay Rivers) 2-0 on goals by Sydney Backlock and Sarah Mueller. Fiona Minter had 15 saves for Grafton. ...

Poquoson (7-2, 6-1 Bay Rivers) defeated Bruton (0-8-1, 0-6 Bay Rivers) 4-0 on goals by Citlali Maturano, Gwen Wood, Abby Barefoot and Martha Chiappazzi. Wood and Samantha Grimes provided assists. Bruton had 10 saves. …

Lafayette (5-4, 5-4 Bay Rivers) edged Jamestown (4-5, 1-5 Bay Rivers) 2-1.


Lafayette (4-1, 4-0 Bay Rivers) is fourth in the Region 4A Virginia High School League power rankings with 23.6 points, behind Deep Creek, King’s Fork and Lake Taylor. Warhill (3-2, 2-2 Bay Rivers) is tied for sixth with Smithfield at 21.0 points, and Jamestown (1-4, 1-3 Bay Rivers) is tied for eighth with Great Bridge. Grafton (1-4, 0-4 Bay Rivers) is 10th with 15.0 points.

York (4-1, 3-1 Bay Rivers) is fourth in Region 3A with 21.8 points and Bruton (1-4, 0-4 Bay Rivers) ninth in Region 2A with 13.6 points.

Cross country

Addison Kramer was the top finisher for York’s girls at the Patrick Henry Invitational Saturday, and the top finisher among eighth and ninth graders, finishing in 21:45 over the Poor Farm Park’s 5K course in Ashland. Carolina Allmon finished 25th for York, while Alexis Haskiell took 28th.

For York’s boys, Noah Fields was the team’s top finisher, coming in seventh overall in 17:22. Teammates James Allmon and Paul Marcuson finished 29th and 30th, respectively, and Brandon Young came in 37th.

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

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