May 2 Fauquier County high school sports roundup
Tess Miller threw a two-hit shut out Friday to lead Fauquier over King George, 1-0. --Fauquier Times Staff Photo/Randy Litzinger
With a 1-0 win over the King George softball team Friday, the Fauquier Falcons are the only team undefeated in Conference 22 play.
Fauquier improved to 6-0 in the conference (9-3 overall) with the win at home in Warrenton and maintained its lead in the standings, while King George fell to 3-1 (7-1).
The Falcons scored the winning run in the bottom of the second inning when Lauren Sweeney hit a two-out RBI single to shallow left field. Courtesy runner Shelby Hightower scored from second base after a steal.
King George had only two hits against Falcons starting pitcher Tess Miller, who walked two and struck out five over seven innings. Ashleigh Nalls took the loss after allowing one run on four hits and two walks while striking out one over six innings.
Miller also led the Fauquier offense by going 2-for-2 with a walk. Marlee Ott went 1-for-3.
Wakefield boys tennis 6, Fredericksburg Academy 1
The Wakefield Owls broke a three match losing streak Friday with a 6-1 road win over the Fredericksburg Academy boys tennis team.
With the victory, they finished the regular season with a 6-4 record overall and a 3-3 mark in the Delaney Athletic Conference.
In singles play, Wakefield No. 2 Gabe Himelfarb beat Rohan Chandra, 8-1, No. 3 Connor Mulvey defeated Stephen Buban, 8-2, No. 4 Harwood Wolfson topped Wyatt Davies, 8-0, and No. 5 Juan Lizarraga beat Christopher Atkins, 8-0. Owls No. 1 Will Driskill lost to Loic Bernard, 9-8 (9-7), after leading, 5-2.
In doubles action, the No. 1 team of Driskill and Mulvey beat Bernard and Chandra, 8-3, while the No. 2 team of Himelfarb and Wolfson defeated Buban and Davies, 8-1.
Kettle Run girls soccer 7, James Monroe 0
A trio of Kettle Run Cougars combined for six goals Friday during a 7-0 win over the James Monroe girls soccer team on the road in Fredericksburg.
With the win, Kettle Run maintained its lead in Conference 27 at 4-0 and improved to 5-3-1 overall.
Lauren Schlenker, Taylor Decker and Erika Blevins score two goals each, while Emily Brummett had two assists and one goal. Blevins added two assists.
Schlenker scored the game-winning in the first half, crashing the box to score on a rebound after James Monroe's goalkeeper deflected a Blevins' free kick. Schlenker later gave the Cougars a 2-0 halftime lead off a Blevins assist.
Fauquier 2, King George 1
Eme Boucher scored a goal with less than four minutes remaining in the second half Friday to give the Fauquier Falcons a 2-1 road win over the King George girls soccer team.
Megan Enos initiated the play by taking a throw-in, turning quickly and passing to Boucher in the box. Boucher then dribbled to the left and scored from about 12 yards out with 3 minutes, 33 seconds remaining.
Fauquier (6-4 overall, 4-3 Conference 22) took an initial 1-0 lead 19 minutes into the second half on a give-and-go between Enos and Cassidy Wagoner.
"After the goal the pressure from the Foxes was relentless," Falcons coach Rick Ashley said. "It seemed apparent that they would score."
King George tied the match, 1-1, with six minutes remaining in the second half on a free kick from about 25 yards out.
"Brilliantly taken," Ashley said of the shot in the upper-right corner of the goal. "No chance to make the save."
Fauquier quickly responded, though, with Boucher's goal.
Highland girls lacrosse 19, Fredericksburg Academy 7
Mackenzie Walker scored seven goals on nine shots Friday to lead the Highland Hawks over the Fredericksburg Academy girls lacrosse team, 19-7, on the road.
Jessica Crew added five goals on as many shots to help the Hawks improve to 5-2 in the Delaney Athletic Conference and 6-3 overall. Sophie Sirianni had three goals while Emy Ferrell and Carley Eldredge had two each.
Eldredge also had eight draw controls and three ground balls, and Sirianni had three draw controls and two assists.
Highland girls soccer 8, Tandem Friends 0
Michele Micciche's four goals led the Highland Hawks to an 8-0 win over the Tandem Friends girls soccer team Friday at home in Warrenton.
"We controlled the flow of the game from the start," said Hawks coach Reynolds Oare, whose team improved to 6-3-1 (3-1 Delaney Athletic Conference). "We held possession well and finished our chances."
Ashton Eicher added two goals, and Stefanie Hoerner and MC Treuting had one goal each. Finishing with one assist each were Micciche, Hoerner, Annie Pendleton, Maddie Rodgers and Bailey Babcox.
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