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May 1 Fauquier County high school sports roundup

Thursday, May. 1 | By Jeff Malmgren

Sarah Steenson scored the winning goal in Wakefield's 10-9 win over Fredericksburg Academy on Thursday. --Photo by Susan Lewis
Wakefield sophomore Sarah Steenson scored a goal with one second remaining in overtime Thursday to beat the Fredericksburg Academy girls lacrosse team, 10-9, at home in The Plains.

Fredericksburg led, 8-5, on Wakefield’s Senior Night, but the Owls (1-9) rallied to tie the score, 8-8, and force overtime. Steenson scored the Owls’ two overtime goals while Shelby Sipes led them with four goals in the game.

With the win, Wakefield avenged a loss to Fredericksburg earlier this season, 14-4, March 28.

Steenson also had three assists, while Gabby Castaño and Gracie Sacripanti had one goal each.

Alyssa Ortiz added nine saves.

“Solid performance by our defensive unit [led] by junior captain Rachel Tyeryar,” Owls coach Megen Evans said. “Stayed patient and poised.”

Brentsville boys tennis 8, Liberty 1

Liberty No. 1 singles player Zachary Frack won Thursday, but his Eagles lost the overall boys tennis dual, 8-1, to Brentsville at home in Bealeton.

Frack's 10-5 victory over James Broker was the Eagles' second win in a match this season. Also for Liberty (0-10), No. 2 Christian Young lost to Anthony Keaton, 10-1, No. 3 Andrew Long fell to Christian Aldea, 10-0, No. 4 Armend Krasniqi lost to Tim van Gorder, 10-3, No. 5 Ardit Krasniqi fell to Jeff Martin, 10-3, and No. 6 Scott Simpson lost to Bailey Hutchens, 10-1.

In doubles play, Liberty's No. 1 team of Frack and Armend lost to Broker and Keaton, 10-8, while its No. 2 team of Young and Long fell to Aledea and van Groder, 10-1, and its No. 3 team of Ardit Krasniqi and Tyler Green lost to Martin and Hutchens, 10-5.

Hampton Roads boys lacrosse 12, Highland 8

The Hampton Roads Academy boys lacrosse team ended the Highland Hawks' winning streak at three games Thursday by beating them, 12-8, at home in Warrenton.

The Hawks (5-4 overall, 4-2 Delaney Athletic Conference) took an early 3-1 lead, but Hampton rallied to take a 7-4 lead by halftime. Hampton won 15 of 22 face-offs to fuel the victory.

"HRA has an amazing face-off guy who is also very fast," Highland coach Kevin Helmick said. "We weren’t used to that kind of speed."

For Highland, Brandon Landers, Nick Whitehead and Johnny Bounds scored two goals each, while Logan Edwards and Gus Moshos added one each. Logan Miller and Moshos led the Hawks with four ground balls each, while Edwards had two assists and Landers added one.

Goalie Liam Walsh had 17 saves.
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