April 23 Fauquier County high school sports roundup
Brandon Landers' Highland boys lacrosse team beat Fredericksburg Academy, 14-5, Thursday. --Fauquier Times Staff File Photo/Randy Litzinger
With a 9-6 victory Thursday over Oakcrest, the Wakefield Owls have won three of their past five girls lacrosse games.
They improved their overall record to 4-6 with the victory at home in The Plains. Gracie Sacripanti led Wakefield with three goals while Shelby Sipes, Danielle Russell and Mary Clubb had two each. Sipes also had two assists while goalie Dori Redabaugh had 10 saves.
Highland girls lacrosse 9 Fredericksburg Academy 7
The Highland Hawks extended their winning streak to four games Thursday with a 9-7 victory over the Fredericksburg Academy girls lacrosse team at home in Warrenton.
Highland also improved to 6-1 overall (3-1 Delaney Athletic Conference). Kayla Soltys led the Hawks with five goals and two assists, while Carley Eldredge had two assist.
"With a key midfield starter out today, Kayla stepped in at midfield and dominated for us,” Hawks coach Kristen Conques said. “She was on fire offensively and on defense ... she really took over."
Soltys had two caused-turnovers, two ground balls and two interceptions, while goalie Emma Walsh had seven saves.
Offensively, adding one goal each were Raegan Dodson, Mackenzie Walker, Olivia Bell and Eldredge.
Highland boys tennis 6, Fredericksburg Academy 1
Despite losing the No. 1 singles match, the Highland Hawks defeated the Fredericksburg Academy boys tennis team, 6-1, Thursday on the road to improve their record to 9-1 (7-0 Delaney Athletic Conference).
Winning 8-0 was No. 2 singles player Ward Van de Water, No. 3 Hampton Massie, No. 5 Philip von Feilitzsch and the No. 2 doubles team of Eli Kidd and Mac Hartley. Winning 8-1 was the No. 1 doubles team of Jacob Geber and von Feilitzsch, and the No. 2 singles player, Geber.
In No. 1 singles play, Rich Gerhardt lost, 8-0.
Highland boys lacrosse 14, Fredericksburg Academy 5
The Highland Hawks broke a three-game losing streak Thursday by beating the Fredericksburg Academy boys lacrosse team, 14-5, at home in Warrenton.
With four goals from Logan Edwards, Highland improved to 4-1 in the Delaney Athletic Conference and 5-4 overall. Nick Whitehead and Johnny Bounds added three goals each while Mark Sprague had two. Whitehead also had six of Highland's 42 ground balls while Jack Silvernale had 11 and freshman Anthony Zervoudis had three.
The Hawks won despite playing without a handful or sick and injured athletes.
“Zervoudis was called on to step up with the midfield group and did an excellent job," Highland coach Kevin Helmick said.
Eastern View boys tennis 9, Fauquier 0
The Fauquier Falcons lost to the Eastern View boys tennis team, 9-0, Thursday at home in Warrenton.
In singles play, Fauquier No. 1 Mike Dooley lost to Sean Weaver, 10-1, No. 2 Jon Turner fell to Alex Wesy, 10-6, No. 3 John Synder lost to Hunter Lacy, 10-5, No. 4 Jaron Prohel fell to L.J. Hackley, 10-4, No. 5 Ben Nesbit lost to Anias Saunders, 10-3, and No. 6 Britten Keith fell to Enrique Bosso, 10-3.
In doubles action, Dooley and Turner lost to Weaver and Wesy, 10-0, at No. 1, Synder and Prohel fell to Lacy and Hackley, 10-4, at No. 2, and Mahahisa Takahasi and Everado Arellano lost to Sauders and Bosso, 10-0, at No. 3.
Previously, Tuesday, the Falcons lost to Brentsville, 9-0.
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