For the second time this season, the Wakefield Owls defeated the Highland girls tennis team, winning 6-1 Tuesday on the road in Warrenton.
The Owls improved to 3-5 (3-4 Delaney Athletic Conference) after also previously beating Highland on Sept. 10, 4-3.
On Tuesday, Wakefield nearly swept the singles matches with only No. 1 Robin Ross losing to Brynn Gibson, 8-6. No. 2 Evy Edens defeated Finley Broaddus, 8-6, while No. 3 Sarah Seventko beat Logan Van De Water, 8-3, No. 4 Ashleigh Provance defeated Yu Shan Liv, 8-1, and No. 5 Anna McLaughlin beat Ci Song, 8-1.
In doubles action, Ross and Seventko defeated Gibson and Van De Water, 8-3, at No. 1, while Edens and Provance beat Lix and Jiayi Yuan, 8-0, at No. 2.
Highland field hockey 2, Wakefield 0
The Highland Hawks beat the Wakefield field hockey, 2-0, Tuesday at home in Warrenton.
Juniors Madeline Terpilowski and Mackenzie Walker scored the Hawks’ goals, while junior Sophia Sirianni assisted Walker’s goal.
Previously, on Sept. 10, Highland defeated Wakefield, 1-0.
“They have improved so much from the first time they played Wakefield and the score represented that,” Hawks coach Mollie Thorsen said. “Annie Pendleton played like the amazing athlete she is and had some jaw dropping saves” as goalie.
Highland improved its record to 5-3 (3-2 Delaney Athletic Conference) and has won three consecutive games following a 0-3 run. The Owls’ record (3-4-2) fell below .500 for the first time since beginning the season with consecutive losses.
Highland boys soccer 2, Tandem Friends 1
Senior Evan Finley scored a pair of goals Tuesday to help the Highland Hawks defeat the Tandem Friends boys soccer team, 2-1, on the road in Charlottesville.
“Finley had his best game in all aspects,” Highland coach Reynolds Oare said.
Freshman Conor White and senior Eddie Campell provided the assists and the Hawks improved their record to 10-3-1 (3-0-1 Delaney Athletic Conference).
“We didn’t play our game at all in the first half and we lacked intensity,” Oare said. “We played better in the second half but we had to grind it out.”
Highland volleyball 3, Trinity Christian 0
The Highland Hawks avenged a loss earlier this season to Trinity Christian by beating the same volleyball team Tuesday, 3-0, on the road in Fairfax.
Highland won 25-8, 25-11, 25-18 after falling to Trinity Christian, 3-1, Sept. 16.
“The team played solid in all categories especially in defense and serving,” said Hawks coach Gary Hicklin, whose team improved to 10-5 overall and 4-2 in the Delaney Athletic Conference.
Highland served at 95 percent and had 19 aces, including eight by junior Julia Granato, who also had a team-high 10 kills. Junior Ann Collins added eight kills.
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