Tommy Mullin placed the nail that Western Albemarle (10-1) hammered into Charlottesville's coffin Friday night. With the score 27-6 and 2 minutes left in the 3rd quarter, Mullin stepped in front of a Rashard Davis pass and took it the other way for 6 points. Until that point CHS seemed to have a chance. Although WAHS was dominating the scoreboard the threat of a CHS offensive explosion was lurking. After the senior trucked into the end zone it was done. On the night Kent Henry was threw for his normal 300 plus yards, rushed for 2 touchdowns and threw 4.
STAB field hockey wins the LIS championship over Covenant on Friday in a contest held at STAB. TCS held it close in the first half, trailing 2-1. It was a senior fest as Maddie Brayman opened the scoring for STAB and then Catherine Towers answered the lone Covenant goal by Megan Frye. Lauren Gamper got STAB's 3rd goal and then Towers capped off her home fockey career with her second goal of the day. Both Covenant and STAB will be playing next week in VISAA Division II championship.
local lacrosse scene just got a jolt. Western Albemarle has named Alex
Whitten Head Boys Lacrosse Coach at Western Albemarle High School.
Whitten has spent the past 9 years coaching in Southern Connecticut,
most recently at New Canaan High School. Coach Whitten grew up in
WAHS defeated #4 seed Louisa 5-0 Tuesday in the semi-final match-up of the Jefferson District Field Hockey Championship. They will meet CHS at CHS Thursday at 7. The Black Knights defeated Monticello 3-0. WAHS defeated CHS in both of the meetings this year.
21-13. OT. STAB beaten. Finally. The 2012 Covenant Eagles will always be the team the broke the drought. The streak-enders. Or simply "The Team". It wasn't easy and in the second half they appeared to be snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. With repeated penalties the Eagles kept taking steps back toward their goal line. On the other side of the field STAB was continuing to struggle as they have all season getting into the end zone.
Albemarle High School volleyball coach Mark Ragland is a great coach.
He’s been a great coach for since 1988 when he started his high school
career. He has averaged almost 21 victories since then. This current
team will only improve that as they are undefeated through 18 games this
Western jumped all over the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club on Wednesday. Kent Miller said farewell to the NW Region and scorched the front nine (white course) with a 2 under 33 and finished 5th overall with a 73. Junior teammate Hunter Weis shot 72 and came in 3rd overall. 3 of the remaining Warriors also had rounds of 77 (Kyle Landis) & 78 (Tyler Mahone & Nick Norris). WAHS shot 300 as a team and beat 2nd place Dominion by 5. Charlottesville, in their first time visit to region play, came in 3rd at 313.
In a battle of First Place versus Last Place teams in the
Commonwealth District, it didn't take very long for the Patriots to
display their dominance. In set 1, the two teams battled to a 5-5 tie
early until Michaela Malboeuf ripped off 3 straight aces and 4 total
service points to put the Patriots up 10-5. The Patriots struggled at
the net during the first set, which hindered their performance, but
thanks to service runs by Taylor Bauman, who had 4 and Caroline Porco
who closed out the set with 5 straight, the Patriots took set 1, 25-13.
CHS golf won their first Jefferson District Tournament championship ever Thursday at Lake Monticello defeating Powhatan by 1 stroke. CHS shot 321 on the day, getting rounds of 78 from sophomore Philip Hoffman & junior Ben Perkins, an 80 from senior captain Rob Berglund and an 85 from freshman Banks Northington. The coach of CHS is Richard Engle and his assistant is Josh O'Grady. WAHS won the regular season championship and also will be advancing to the Region tournament September 27th at Front Royal.
Covenant took care of business Friday afternoon at STAB. Nathan Colberg and Girma Baker both had 2 goals apiece for the Eagles. Colberg scored on a penalty kick and a free kick. He also had an assist on one of Baker's goal and Brandon DeJong got the other assist. Covenant keeper Alex DeJong had 4 saves and Will Nash had 2. TCS moves to 4-1 and the Saints fall to 0-3-1. TCS will host Holy Cross (3-6) from Lynchburg September 18th at 4 pm. STAB travels to Woodberry (1-3) Wednesday the 19th at 4.