Area Roundup

Posted: May 2, 2014



TA Softball Now 13-0

BRIDGEWATER — Sophomore infielder Allie Herring had four hits and three RBIs, including a two-run home run in the second inning, to help undefeated Turner Ashby beat R.E. Lee High School 19-3 in a Valley District softball game Thursday.

The Knights improved to 13-0; the Lee Ladies’ record was not available.

TA’s Natalie Helmick had four hits and three RBIs; Cana Davis had three hits, including a first-inning solo homer, and two RBIs; and Olivia Cook had two hits, including a two-run triple, and five RBIs.

R.E. Lee                002 10  –  3  4   5

Turner Ashby     173  8x – 19 15 3

Darby, Irvine (3) and Taylor; Helmick, Cook (5) and Bosley. W-Helmick (10-0). L-Darby (NA). HRs – TA: Davis (3); Herring (1).


Waynesboro Softball 7, Harrisonburg 0: Shortstop Julia Lucas went 1-for-3 with two RBIs to lead Waynesboro High School to a 7-0 win over Harrisonburg in a softball game Thursday at WHS.

The Little Giants’ record was unavailable; the Blue Streaks fell to 1-11.

For HHS, freshman first baseman Kennedy Wolter went 2-for-3, and junior center fielder Katherine Komara had a double.

Harrisonburg        000 000 0 –  0 5 8

Waynesboro          201 031 x – 7 6 1

Dellinger and Johnson; Truxell, A. Balsey (7) and Meadows. W – Truxell (NA). L – Dellinger (1-5).


TA Baseball 11, R.E. Lee 0: Senior third baseman Evan Hanifee went 2-for-3 with a home run and a double to lead Turner Ashby High School to an 11-0 five-inning win over R.E. Lee in a Valley District baseball game Thursday in Bridgewater.

The Knights improved to 11-2; the Leemen’s record was unavailable.

For TA, senior first baseman Brian Smiley went 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs; senior designated hitter Jordan Elyard went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, three runs and four stolen bases; and junior center fielder Lucas Clark went 2-for-3.

R.E Lee                 000 00 –  0   4 1

Turner Ashby     241 4x – 11 10 0

Spradlin, Varner (3) and Johnson; B. Hanifee and Warner. W – B. Hanifee (4-0). L – Spradlin (NA). HR – TA: E. Hanifee (4).


Hargrave Baseball 5, EMHS 4: Second baseman Keegan Ferer went 2-for-2 with a double, an RBI and two runs to lead Hargrave Military Academy to a 5-4 six-inning win over Eastern Mennonite High School in a Virginia Independent Conference baseball game Thursday at EMHS.

Hargrave’s record was unavailable; the Flames fell to 7-7 overall, 3-5 in the VIC.

Junior catcher Patrick Clark went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and two runs for EMHS. The game was shortened to six innings because of a lack of daylight.

Hargrave   100 112 – 5 9 4

EMHS         010 120 – 4 4 1

Barnett and Walker; Serrels and Clark. W – Barnett (NA). L – Serrels (3-4).


EMHS Girls Soccer 4, LCA 1: Sophomore forward Megan Good had a goal and an assist to lead Eastern Mennonite High School to a 4-1 win over Liberty Christian Academy in a Blue Ridge Conference girls’ soccer game Thursday in Lynchburg.

The Flames improved to 9-2 overall, 5-1 in the BRC; LCA fell to 9-2-1, 4-1-1.

Junior forward Sylvia Mast added two assists, and sophomore goalkeeper Leah Wenger had five saves for EMHS, which will be the No. 2 seed in the BRC tournament. The Flames will host a to-be-determined opponent Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals.

Halftime score: EMHS 3-0

Shots on goal: LCA 6; EMHS 9

Corner kicks: LCA 4; EMHS 3

Saves: LCA (Whitney) 5; EMHS (Wenger) 5

Scoring: EMHS – Keefer (Mast) 14:00, Pisk 28:00, Sauder (Good) 29:00, Good (Mast) 48:00. LCA – Tomlin 68:00.

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