May 13 Fauquier County high school sports roundup
Highland's Sophia Sirianni had five assists during a 14-12 win Tuesday over Virginia Episcopal. --Fauquier Times Staff Photo/Randy Litzinger
Jessica Crew and Mackenzie Walker combined for 10 goals Tuesday to lead the Highland Hawks over Virginia Episcopal, 14-12, at home in Warrenton during the quarterfinals of the VISAA Division II girls lacrosse state tournament.
The fourth-seeded Hawks (8-4) advanced to play in the semifinals Friday at Collegiate School in Richmond, while No. 5 Virginia Episcopal’s season ended.
“A tough matchup,” Highland coach Kristen Conques said. “We were patient and precise with our offense. Looking forward to the next step.”
Crew and Walker each had one assist and five goals on seven shots, while Carley Eldridge had two goals, four draw controls and three ground balls. Sophia Sirianni added five assists, while Reagan Dodson four ground balls, Crew had three draw controls and Emma Walsh had 10 saves.
Foxcroft girls lacrosse 21, Wakefield 4
For the third time in 11 days, the Wakefield Owls lost to the No. 1 girls lacrosse team in the state.
Top-seeded Foxcroft defeated No. 8 Wakefield, 21-4, Tuesday at home in Middleburg during the quarterfinals of the VISAA Division II state tournament.
Shelby Sipes had one goal and two assist for the Owls, while Sarah Steenson had two goals, Gracie Sacripanti had one goal and Gabby Castaño had an assist.
Highland boys tennis 6, Wakefield 0
The Highland Hawks lost only six games in their quarterfinals match Tuesday during the VISAA Division II boys tennis state tournament.
The top-seeded Hawks defeated the No. 8 Wakefield Owls, 6-0, at home in Warrenton to advance to the semifinals Friday at Collegiate School in Richmond.
In singles play, Highland No. 1 Jack Thomas beat Will Driskill, 10-0, No. 2 Adam Fenton defeated Gabe Himelfarb, 10-0, No. 3 Rich Gerhardt topped Connor Mulvey, 10-0, No. 4 Ward Van De Water beat Harwood Wolfson, 10-3, No. 5 Hampton Massie defeated Juan Lizarraga, 10-1, and No. 6 Tim Bartz topped Henry Ohrstrom, 10-2.
Highland improved its record to 10-1. Wakefield finished the season with a 7-6 record.
“Making it to states this year … what a season,” Owls coach Simon Sjogren said.
Fauquier softball 6, Culpeper 0
With a 6-0 win over Culpeper on Tuesday, the Fauquier Falcons have won eight consecutive softball games since losing three of four games in early April.
The Falcons beat Culpeper, 6-0, on the road in a game ended after five innings due to lightning. They improved their record to 13-3 behind a two-hit effort by pitcher Tess Miller. She allowed one walk and struck out three in the complete-game effort.
Miller also hit a two-RBI single in the top of the third inning that score Robyn Fletcher (single) and Leann Brown (error) to give Fauquier a 2-0 lead.
Miller went 2-for-3, while Brown went 2-for-3 with two runs and a stolen base. Going 1-for-3 were Rachel Taylor (two RBIs, run, triple) and Ashytn Foddrell (RBI), while Apryl Nalls walked in all three at bats.
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