Area briefs: Campbell takes 5th in Bull Run

Posted: October 25, 2012

From Star staff reports

Washington, Va. — Clarke County senior Zach Campbell finished fifth overall to lead the Eagles to a fourth-place finish at the Bull Run District cross country meet Wednesday.

Campbell finished with a time of 17 minutes, 26 seconds. The Eagles earned the fourth and final berth to next week’s Region B Championship at Panorama Farms in Charlottesville.

Matt Dietz came in 10th (17:41) and George Novakowski followed in 13th (18:02) for the Eagles. Isaac Weintz (31st, 19:22) and Daniel York (35th, 19:28) completed Clarke’s top five.

George Mason won the boys’ race with 36 points. Strasburg (66) came in second, Central (71) took third and Clarke (94) finished fourth.

George Mason’s Jesse Schaffer won the boys’ race in 16:56.

Strasburg edged George Mason for the team title by a point (60-61). Central (64) followed in third, and Madison (81) came in fourth.

Clarke County, led by Mackenzie Kibler (23rd, 22:44), came in seventh. Hayley Botts (29th, 23:19), Rachel Dors (32nd, 23:43), Allison Crandell (35th, 24:00), Alex Harden (43rd, 25:08) rounded out the Eagles’ top five.

Rappahannock’s Julia Wood (19:24) took first place.


Moore named All-American

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherd University men’s basketball senior forward Chad Moore, a Handley graduate, has been named to the 2012-13 Basketball Times Division II Pre-Season All-America Team.

Moore, an All-Region selection last season, ranked fourth in the WVIAC in scoring (20.8 ppg), first in rebounding (10.0 rpg), and fourth in steals (2.14 spg). He also ranked second on the Rams in blocked shots (25) and second in field goal percentage (.514). Moore led the WVIAC with 15 double-doubles in 2011-12.

Moore is one of only 24 players who were named to the team.

Women’s Soccer

Hornets 3, Royals 2

WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University wrapped up its 2012 ODAC Field Hockey season Wednesday evening with a victory over Eastern Mennonite University.

Shenandoah (10-7, 4-4 ODAC) ties Washington and Lee for fourth place in the league by downing the Royals (4-12, 3-5).

Official pairings for the ODAC Tournament will be released later this evening by the league, but SU is likely to face W&L in Lexington on Saturday at a time to be announced.

Wednesday’s contest was a back-and-forth affair with EMU notching the game’s first goal at the 48:20 mark.

Freshman Tori Finney tied it for the Hornets at 61:55 before senior Amber VanHorn gave Shenandoah its first lead by converting an Alexandra Darrow penalty corner insertion at 63:17.

The Royals were not finished, however, tying the game at 2-2 at 66:49.

Exactly one minute later, freshman Sarah Brock scored the game-winner unassisted to give SU its 10th victory of the season.

Shenandoah also successfully defended an EMU corner in the final 30 seconds to preserve the one-goal advantage.

SU outshot its visitors 14-8 with Eastern Mennonite holding a 6-5 advantage in corners.

Sarah Clare had three saves for the victors.

Men’s Soccer

Eagles 1, Hornets 0

BRIDGEWATER — The Shenandoah University men’s soccer team completed its inaugural ODAC season Wednesday afternoon with a loss to Bridgewater College.

Ryan Tavernaris scored the lone goal of the game for Bridgewater (10-7, 6-5 ODAC).

The Eagles outshot SU (3-13-2, 1-9-1) 24-7 for the game, including 15-2 in the first half.

BC also had an 11-1 advantage in corner kicks.

Hornets keeper James Dutcher made six saves.