BERRYVILLE — Chris LeBlanc scored a pair of goals to lead Clarke County to a 4-0 shutout of Madison County for the Bull Run District boys’ soccer title on Thursday.
The unbeaten and defending Class 2 champion Eagles (19-0) had beaten Madison County 1-0 and 2-0 during the regular season. The Mountaineers fell to 15-4.
Top-seeded Clarke County will host No. 8 Luray in the quarterfinals of the Region 2B tournament on Monday.
Also on Thursday, the All-Bull Run Districts team were released. Eagles junior midfielder Cal Beckett was named the Player of the Year and was joined on the First Team by six teammates — senior forwards Oakley Staples and Leo Morris, junior midfielder Charlie Frame, defenders Ben Fulmer (senior) and Joe Ziercher (junior) and sophomore Brody Murphy, an at-large selection. LeBlanc, a senior forward, and sophomore Jackson Ellis (at-large) were picked for the Second Team.
Other Clarke County leaders: Ian Waldner 1 goal, two assists; Morris 1 goal, 1 assist; Ziercher 1 assist.
Girls' soccer: Clarke County 6, Luray 0
BERRYVILLE — Bull Run District Player of the Year Madison Toone scored twice as top-seeded Clarke County routed Luray in the Bull Run District championship game on Thursday.
The Eagles (19-0) will host No. 8 Page County in the Region 2B quarterfinals on Monday at 11 a.m.
Joining Toone on the First Team for Clarke are junior forwards Kelsey Elrod and Summer Toone, junior defender Lily Suling and senior Audrey Price, an at-large selection. Second Team Eagle selections are junior midfielders Olivia Morise and Campbell Neiman, sophomore forward Leah Mitchell and senior defender Ella O'Donnell.
Other Clarke County leaders: Summer Toone, 1 goal, 1 assist; Campbell Neiman 1 goal; Audrey Price 1 goal; Kelsey Elrod 1 goal.
Softball: Page County 5, Clarke County 4
SHENANDOAH — Page County’s Bailee Gaskins — the Bull Run District Player of the Year — belted a three-run, walk-off homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Clarke County in the Bull Run District championship game on Thursday.
The Eagles (12-9) had scored four times in the top of the seventh to erase a 2-0 deficit. Claire Unger’s two-run double tied the score. First Team All-Bull Run District selections Madison Edwards and Anna Hornbaker followed with back-to-back RBI doubles to make it 4-2.
The third-seeded Eagles had nine hits off of Gaskins, who had thrown a perfect game against them in their last meeting. Clarke County was hurt by four errors, which led to a pair of unearned runs from top-seeded Page County (20-3).
No. 3 Clarke County will host No. 6 Central in the Region 2B quarterfinals on Monday at 1 p.m.
Clarke County leaders: Edwards 3-4 (double), 1 run, 1 RBI, 1 stolen base; Hornbaker 2-4 (double), RBI at the plate; 6 innings, 7 hits, 5 runs (3 earned), 2 walks, 7 strikeouts.
Baseball: Clarke's Sipe named All-District
Clarke County senior Matthew Sipe was named to the First Team as an at-large selection as part of the All-Bull Run District teams that were released on Thursday.
Madison County senior pitcher Kody Dobyns was named the Player of the Year.
College track & field: SU's Moore 9th in 200
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Shenandoah University's Miles Moore just missed All-America status as he finished ninth in the 200 meters at the NCAA Division III Championships on Thursday.
Moore set a personal best time of 21.33 seconds in his heat race. He missed qualifying for the finals and All-America status by .01 seconds.
Moore also joined William Crowder, Andre Jackson and Wyatt Newcome to finish 14th in the 4x100 relay. The Hornets ran a time of 41.53 seconds.
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