For the third time in five boys soccer matches this season, the Wakefield Owls tied an opponent.
Wakefield School and Wakefield Country Day finished Wednesday tied, 2-2, in Huntly, giving the Owls a 1-2-3 record.
Jimmy Duszynski and Conner Gutch scored the Owls’ goals. Gutch assisted Duszynski’s goal and Conner Dominick assisted Gutch’s goal.
Wakefield Country Day scored both its goals on second half penalty kicks created by fouls that Owls coach Charles McCormick found questionable.
“We dominate the game and deserved the win,” McCormick said. “Very disappointing and unfortunate outcome.”
St. Anne’s Belfield volleyball 3, Highland 2
The Highland Hawks rallied from an early deficit Wednesday, but still lost to the St. Anne’s Belfield volleyball team, 3-2, on the road in Charlottesville.
“I was pleased with our performance overall. It may be a loss in the books but this wasn't a loss to us,” Hawks coach Gary Hicklin said. “Up until this point in the season, their execution wasn't as strong.”
STAB won game one, 25-11, and game three, 25-17, with Highland winning game two, 25-21. But the Hawks (6-4 overall, 2-1 Delaney Athletic Conference) rallied to win game four, 25-21, before falling in game five, 15-11.
“We started off slow. …First set we didn't play smart,” Hicklin said. “Second set we made some adjustments on offense and they got it together and executed.”
Junior outside hitter Julia Granato led the Hawks with 22 kills, while junior setter Miranda Shaw had six and junior Tanya Bopp had five. Bopp also had six aces, helping Highland serve at 85 percent.
“Great serving,” Hicklin said. “We passed well and did serve-receive well.”
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