Area Roundup

Posted: October 3, 2012

Knights Beat Lee, 3-1

— Senior middle blocker Abby Cleaver had 13 kills to lead Turner Ashby High School to a 3-1 win (24-26, 25-19, 25-18, 25-16) over R.E. Lee in a Valley District volleyball match Tuesday.

The Knights improved to 13-1 overall, 6-1 in the Valley; Lee’s record was not available.

Senior outside hitter Kasey Linn added 12 kills, junior libero Marissa Collier had 30 digs and senior setter Emily Shickel had 34 assists for the Knights.

Spotswood Volleyball 3, Fort Defiance 2: Senior middle hitter Alyse High had 15 kills and four blocks, leading Spotswood High School to a 3-2 win (25-23, 22-25, 16-25, 25-20, 16-14) over host Fort Defiance in a Valley District volleyball match Tuesday.

Senior outside hitter Bailey Williams led the Blazers (4-6 overall, 4-2 in the Valley) defensively with 22 digs and added three kills.

EMHS Volleyball 3, Covenant 0: Senior middle hitters Becca Hardy and Rachel Crist combined for 21 kills, leading Eastern Mennonite High School to a 3-0 win over Covenant (25-8, 25-12, 25-20) in a Blue Ridge Conference volleyball match Tuesday in Harrisonburg.

Hardy had 11 kills and Crist had 10 for the Flames (11-8 overall, 4-2 in the BRC).

BC Women’s Soccer 6, Hollins 0: Junior forward Melanie Waters had two goals in a span of 5 minutes, 12 seconds, powering Bridgewater College to a 6-0 victory over Hollins in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s soccer match Tuesday in Bridgewater.

The Eagles improved to 8-3-1 overall, 5-1-1 in the ODAC; Hollins dropped to 3-8, 1-6.

Freshman defender Nikole Blackwell and freshman midfielder Rachel Woods each had a pair of assists for BC.

Randolph Women’s Soccer 3, EMU 0: Senior forward Amanda Cooper scored the opening goal in the 32nd minute, propelling Randolph College to a 3-0 win over Eastern Mennonite in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s soccer game Tuesday in Harrisonburg.

The Wildcats improved to 6-5 overall, 2-5 in the ODAC; the Royals dropped to 3-7-1, 0-5-1.

EMU had just one shot on goal.

Mary Washington Field Hockey 9, EMU 1: Senior midfielder Florence George scored four goals and had an assist, leading Mary Washington to a 9-1 win over Eastern Mennonite University in a non-conference field hockey game Tuesday in Fredericksburg.

The Eagles, ranked No. 5 in the Penn Monto/NFHCA Division III poll, improved to 11-0; the Royals fell to 2-7.

Mary Washington scored the game’s first eight goals before junior midfielder Jessica Blanks scored EMU’s only goal in the 58th minute.

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