Area briefs:Hawkins 10th at Octoberfest
Posted: October 8, 2012
From Star staff reports
THE PLAINS — James Wood senior Amber Hawkins finished 10th overall at the Octoberfest Invitational at Great Meadow Saturday.
Hawkins finished with a time of 19 minutes, 12 seconds in the Varsity A race that featured 38 girls’ cross country teams. Hawkins led the Colonels to 30th place with 722 points. Brittany Arnold (22:08), Madeline Long (22:33), Molly Farinholt (23:33) and Ellen Legge (24:27) completed James Wood’s top five.
Millbrook, led by freshman Nadia Dahimene who came in 41st (20:29) overall, finished 26th with 668 points. Rylee Learn (21:25), Hannah Croyle (22:15), Madeline Treiber (22:30) and Ansleigh White (24:11) rounded out the Pioneers’ team scoring.
Blacksburg won the A race with 116 points. Battlefield (183) and James W. Robinson (197) rounded out the top three. Tuscarora led Region II teams in sixth place with 247 points.
In the boys’ A race, James Wood finished 21st out of 40 teams. Senior Danny Aldstadt finished 18th overall in 16:37. Luke Farinholt (17:45), Andrew Shade (18:02), Mark Bohler (18:14) and Kieran Orndorff (19:11) rounded out Wood’s top five.
Millbrook finished 28th with junior Nathan Burgreen (17:36) pacing the Pioneers in 83rd place. Tyler Cox-Philyaw (18:05), Max Bader (18:27), Bruce Keenan (18:30) and Garrett Bloodworth (18:39) all finished within 34 seconds of each other.
Chantilly won the boys’ A race with 58 points. Blacksburg (103) finished as the runner-up, and Battlefield (144) took third.
In the Varsity B race, Clarke County senior Zach Campbell finished as the runner-up (16:41), crossing the finish line just one second behind winner Dylan Freeman of Falls Church.
Matt Dietz (17:43), Isaac Weintz (19:53), Daniel York (20:02) and Travis Fairman (20:23) followed Campbell to help Clarke place 17th out of 35 teams.
Clarke County’s girls’ team finished 16th out of 19 teams. Mackenzie Kibler finished 27th overall (21:53) to pace the Eagles. Hayley Botts (23:13), Rachel Dors (24:08), Amy Legare (24:31) and Eve Lettau (25:31) completed the Eagles’ top five. Richard Montgomery won the Varsity B girls’ and boys’ races.
Warriors finish in Top 5 at Quad States
PURCELLVILLE — Sherando senior Nisha Moore placed 10th overall to lead the Warrior girls in fourth place at Saturday’s Quad States Invitational cross country meet at Woodgrove High School on Saturday.
Moore finished with a time of 20 minutes, 36 seconds, leading five Sherando runners in the top 25. Haley Powers (19th, 21:35), Katie Rogers (20th, 21:38), Caitlin Dolan (24th, 21:52) and Candice Banks (25th, 21:55) rounded out the Warriors’ top five.
Sherando senior James Reese paced the Warrrior boys, finishing 12th with a time of 17:09. Daniel Snapp (16th, 17:13), Ryan Hindle (22nd, 17:37), Samuel VanAlsburg (25th, 17:42) and Justin Hammer (29th, 17:54) completed Sherando’s scoring five. Sherando’s boys finished third. Osbourn Park won both the boys’ and girls’ meets.
Hornets finish 10th at Keller Memorial
GLEN ALLEN — The Shenandoah University golf team completed its 2012 fall season Sunday afternoon with a 10th place finish at the Ted Keller Memorial Tournament hosted by Randolph-Macon.
Playing in wet, rainy conditions at the par-72, 6882-yard Hunting Hawk GC course outside of Richmond, SU had a collective 331 on day two of the 36-hole, 11-team event.
The Hornets finished three strokes behind fellow ODAC members Roanoke and Bridgewater, who tied for eighth.
Shenandoah was 51 strokes clear of 11th place Wesley.
Guilford, one of seven ODAC schools in the event, won it by 11 strokes over host Randolph-Macon. The Quakers shot a day two best 300 to make up a four shot deficit to the Yellow Jackets.
Cory Hammons and Zach Ramey shared team medalist honors for SU with 158 totals. Hammons shot 81 on Sunday and Ramey 82. The two men finished tied for 25th in the 64-man field.
Hornets 4, Wasps 1
WINCHESTER — Shenandoah University earned its third ODAC women's soccer victory of the season with a 4-1 triumph over Emory and Henry College Saturday afternoon.
The Hornets (5-7-1, 3-3-1 ODAC) scored the opening four goals of the game to take a commanding lead over the Wasps (3-9, 2-6).
Senior Sarah Hensley had the initial tally of the contest for SU, scoring off of a Courtney Stull assist in the 22nd minute while junior Hannah Oakes had what proved to be the game-winner in the 38th minute.
Stull had her second assist, this time to Brittany Butcher in the 52nd minute, to effectively seal the win.
Butcher then returned the favor, setting up freshman Danielle Burris in the 59th minute, to close the book on the Hornets scoring.
Tigers 4, Hornets 0
WINCHESTER — Visiting Hampden-Sydney ended a long day of Homecoming 2012 contests at Shenandoah with a an OCAC victory over SU Saturday night on the Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium turf.
The Tigers (3-9, 2-4 ODAC) got all of the offense they would need with a Bo Burns to James Lawrence goal in the 12th minute.
Shenandoah (2-10-1, 0-5) nearly matched Hampden-Sydney in shots, taking nine of the game’s 19, but saw the Tigers pull away with goals in the 43rd, 63rd and 73rd minutes.
Robert Stephens led the victors with five points on two goals and one assist. He figured in the final three goals of the contest.
The starting goalkeepers James Dutcher for SU and Blake Carrey for Hampden-Sydney, split eight saves.
Rams 37, Bobcats 6
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Freshman running back Allen Cross rushed 19 times for 118 yards and three touchdowns, while senior quarterback Bobby Cooper completed 14 of 23 passes for 198 yards and a pair of scores to lead Shepherd University to a win over West Virginia Wesleyan in a West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football game at Ram Stadium on Saturday.
Shepherd (5-1, 4-0 WVC) amassed 373 yards of total offense while limiting West Virginia Wesleyan (2-4, 1-2) to 205. The Rams held the Bobcats to just 26 rushing yards.