Area briefs: Barber, Wood baseball shut down Skyline, 11-1

Posted: April 24, 2013

From Star staff reports

WINCHESTER — Russell Repasky went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored to lead James Wood to an 11-1 Northwestern District baseball win over Skyline that was shortened to six innings because of the 10-run rule on Tuesday night.

Addison Barber went 2 for 3 with a double and drove in two runs, and Nick Goode went 2 for 3 with an RBI and scored three runs for the Colonels (5-8, 2-5). Kacee Duggan and Joey Eubank went 2 for 3 with RBIs for the Colonels.

Barber (4-1) allowed just three hits and one earned run through six innings. He struck out seven and walked one.

Mountaineers 5, Eagles 2

BERRYVILLE — Madison County scored the first five runs — two in the second and three in the fifth — in defeating Clarke County in Bull Run District action Tuesday.

The Eagles (5-7, 2-4 Bull Run) got two hits from Jarrett Sowder, and Michael Fields and Cody Santmyer went 1 for 3 with a run each. Patrick McGrath (2-2) pitched five innings and allowed three earned runs, and David Betz pitched two shutout innings.

Warriors 18, Judges 8

STEPHENS CITY — Jeb Brown went 4 for 5 and drove in three runs, and Connor Stevenson went 3 for 5 with an RBI to lead Sherando to an 18-8 Northwestern District win over Handley that was shortened to just six innings Tuesday night.

Jacob Carney went 2 for 3 with a double and drove in a run, and Adam Whitacre went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI for the Warriors, who remain unbeaten in district play.

Chase Smallwood (2-0) got the victory for the Warriors (13-1, 8-0), allowing one hit through three innings. Smallwood went 2 for 2 and drove in two runs.

BOYS’ SOCCER

Eagles 3, Mountaineers 2

MADISON — Clarke County ran out to a 3-0 lead after 55 minutes before holding on for a victory over Madison County Tuesday.

The Eagles (7-3, 6-2 Bull Run) received a goal each from Lonnie Bridge, Eric Hoyt and Theodore Biddle-Snead and two assists from Davey Hardesty. Danny O’Donnell had eight saves for Clarke County, which had a 17-10 shot advantage.

Colonels 4, Hawks 2

WINCHESTER — Tommy Houser had two goals and one assist to lead James Wood to a Northwestern District victory over Skyline.

The Colonels (4-5-1, 1-2 Northwestern) also received goals from Matt Rader and Joe Balderas and assists from Rader, Colin Watts and Jon Henriques.

Warriors 0, Judges 0

STEPHENS CITY — Neither team could find the back of the net as Sherando and Handley ended in a scoreless tie Tuesday evening.

The Warriors (8-1-1, 3-0-1 Northwestern) held a 7-5 shot advantage and goalkeeper Rodrigo Casteriana tallied five saves.

Keeper Cole Stevens finished with four saves for the Judges (3-5-1, 1-1-1) in the tie.

Girls’ Soccer

Patriots 2, Highland Park 1

WARRENTON — Megan Norton scored two minutes in and Bethany Emswiller added one in the second half to help Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy remain undefeated in a win over Highland Park Tuesday.

Both goals were the results of assists by Maddie Deason and goalkeeper Kayla Phaneuf totaled a pair of saves in the shutout for SVCA (15-0).

Colonels 8, Hawks 0

FRONT ROYAL — Six different players scored for James Wood in a rout of Skyline on the road Tuesday evening.

The Colonels (3-6-1, 1-1-1 Northwestern) got two goals and four assists from sophomore Alex Stanford, Meghan Hammond and Emily Denton added a goal and two assists apiece and Leah Hancock and Danielle Anderson combined for the shutout.

BOYS’ TENNIS

Judges 8, Warriors 1

STEPHENS CITY — Handley remained perfect in the Northwestern District with a victory over Sherando Tuesday.

The Judges (8-2, 5-0) received singles wins from Parker Wilson (No. 1, 10-5), Taylor Watts (10-1, No. 2), Carter Watts (10-2, No. 3), Parker Dorsey (10-0, No. 4), and Tabor Thwing (10-8, No. 5). Doubles wins came from Wilson and Taylor Watts (10-4 at No. 1), Carter Watts and Ned Selzer (10-2 at No. 2), and the No. 3 doubles team of Thwing and Will Neissner, which won 11-9.

Jared Linz-van de Crommert won at No. 6 singles (11-10, 9-7) for Sherando (6-6, 3-2).

GIRLS’ TENNIS

Judges 9, Warriors 0

WINCHESTER — Handley outscored Sherando 90-10 in winning Tuesday’s Northwestern District match.

The Judges (7-2, 5-0 Northwestern District) received 10-0 singles wins from Jessie Nolan (No. 1), Jamie Miller (No. 2), Emily Smith (No. 5), and Lang Sublett (No. 6). Leland Damron won 10-3 at No. 3 and Maddy Skedsvold won 10-4 at No. 4.

In doubles, Nolan and Skedsvold won 10-0 at No. 1, Damron and Miller won 10-1 at No. 2 and Smith and Sublett at No. 3 against Sherando (1-12, 0-6).

COLLEGE BASEBALL

SU moves up in ABCA poll

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The Shenandoah University baseball team has improved by two spots in the American Baseball Coaches Association Top 30 poll released Tuesday morning by the organization.

The Hornets, fresh off of a 5-1 week that included an ODAC doubleheader sweep of Washington and Lee, move up to the No. 23 position in the poll.

Coach Kevin Anderson’s club has 130 points to find itself three points in front of fellow ODAC member Bridgewater and two points back of former USA South Conference foe Christopher Newport.

Linfield (Ore.) remains as the nation’s No. 1 team.

COLLEGE GOLF

SU finishes 7th in ODAC

CAPE CHARLES — The Shenandoah University golf team wrapped up its first-ever ODAC Championships Tuesday by maintaining its seventh place position in the tournament.

Playing at the par-72, 6,987-yard Palmer Course at the Bay Ridge Resort on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, the Hornets had their best collective round, 323, on Tuesday.

The 323 round three score gave SU a 1,002 total, placing the team seventh in the 10-team field.

National power Guilford won the tournament with a 914; the Quakers defeated Randolph-Macon by 23 strokes.

COLLEGE TRACK

Mohlmann 7th at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA — Senior Jaclyn Mohlmann had a solid day Tuesday as she opened her heptathlon competition at the 119th Penn Relays.

Mohlmann currently has 2,307 points to stand seventh of nine competitors in the two-day, seven-event competition.

She opened with a time of 16.08 seconds in the 100-meter high hurdles before posting a season-best 1.50 meters in the high jump.

After tossing the shot put 7.34 meters, Mohlmann finished day one with a personal-best 28.07 in the 200 meters.

The competition concludes Tuesday with the long jump, the javelin throw and the 800 meters.