The Wakefield Owls beat the Highland Hawks for the third time this girls tennis season, winning a Delaney Athletic Conference quarterfinals match, 4-1, Tuesday at home in The Plains.
Wakefield advanced to play Foxcroft in the semifinals.
Against Highland, the Owls (5-6 overall, 5-5 DAC) won the No. 2-5 singles matches to clinch victory and eliminate the need for doubles play.
Wakefield No. 2 Evy Edens defeated Finley Broaddus, 8-0, while No. 3 Sophie Coolidge beat Mallory Ackerson, 8-2, No. 4 Sarah Seventko defeated Logan Van De Water, 8-1, and Ashleigh Provance beat Solere Becker, 8-2. No. 1 Robin Ross lost to Brynn Gibson, 9-8.
Wakefield 4, Fredericksburg Christian 0
For the second time in nine days, the Wakefield Owls shut out the Fredericksburg Christian field hockey team.
They won, 4-0, Tuesday during the semifinals of the Delaney Athletic Conference tournament.
Eleanor Winants gave Wakefield a 3-0 lead in the first half with a hat trick and Maddie Dargis added a goal in the second half. Winants also finished with one assist, as did Brianna Hutchison and Caitlin Wagner.
Highland boys soccer 1, Trinity Christian 0
The Highland Hawks won the Delaney Athletic Conference tournament championship Tuesday with a 1-0 victory over Trinity Christian in the title match at home in Warrenton.
Ward Van de Water scored the winning goal in the first half on a penalty kick after Trinity was called for a hand-ball in the box.
“I am really happy with how our guys held up,” Hawks coach Reynolds Oare said. “From the get-go it was apparent that the game was going to be a low scoring one. … There was a lot of good soccer played on both sides, especially defensively.”
Highland (14-3-1), which also won the DAC regular season title, will next play in the quarterfinals VISAA Division II state tournament Friday against Norfolk Collegiate.
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