FREDERICK, Md. — Taylor Hayes had a hat trick as Shenandoah University cruised to a 7-0 field hockey romp over winless Hood College on Wednesday.

Hayes scored two goals in the first period as the Hornets (3-1) raced out to a 4-0 lead.

Megan Stevens, Kelsey Jones, Jessica Donovan and Amanda Hensen  also scored for SU, which outshot Hood (0-4) by a whopping 40-0 margin.


James Wood 169, Culpeper 203

CULPEPER — James Wood cruised to an easy Class 4 Northwestern District victory against Culpeper County on the front nine at Culpeper Country Club on Wednesday.

Hunter Rowe was medalist for the Colonels, firing a 5-over 41.

James Wood: Rowe 41, Ethan Russell 42, Luke Davis 42, Carson Baker 44.


Sherando wins five-team meet

WARRENTON — Led by individual champion James Harris, Sherando scored nearly half as many points as anyone else to win a five-team meet on Tuesday at Fauquier. The Warriors scored 24 points and Handley was second with 47. Scores were not provided for Fauquier, Liberty or Highland.

Sherando: 1. Harris 18:48, 4. Ty Waits 19:54, 5. Jonathan Gates 20:00, 6. Luke Waits 20:01, 8. Ben Freilich 20:14.

Handley: 2. Grayson Westfall 19:12, 3. Bennett Cupps 19:32, 12. Ryan Stickley 20:41, 14. Ben Babb 20:49, 16. Max Ware 21:11.


Sherando wins five-team meet

WARRENTON — Sherando scored 28 points to win by 26 points in a five-team meet with Handley (54 points), Fauquier, Liberty and Highland on Tuesday at Fauquier High School.

Sherando: 2. Molly Robinson 22:55, 4. Eva Winston 23:04, 5. Karli Brown 23:14, 6. Ryleigh Combs 23:15, 11. Lea Aufdenberg 24:07.

Handley: 7. Kendall Felix 23:22, 8. Jordan Lill 23:23, 9. Sarah Roberson 23:23, 14. Mikalya Freimuth 24:23, 16. Sally Sydnor 24:42.


Bridgewater 3, Shenandoah 0

WINCHESTER— Shenandoah University dropped its ODAC opener, falling 25-22, 25-14, 25-4 to Bridgewater on Wednesday at the Wilkins Center.

Former James Wood standout Kait Poppo led the Hornets (2-6) with 11 digs and two aces. Emily Cheatwood had six kills, while Brooke Wagner and former James Wood standout Megan Hillyard added 12 and 10 assists, respectively.

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