10-12-23 Weekly Sports Roundup
THIS IS PISTOL PETE ATKESON WITH THE WEEKLY SPORTS ROUNDUP
POCAHONTAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
The Pocahontas County Warriors football team met the Petersburg Vikings in Dunmore, WV on Friday Oct 6th losing 57-14 dropping their record to 1-5. Up next for the guys is a home game against Pendleton County on Friday Oct 13th.
The boys’ soccer team played Greenbrier East at Greenbrier Tuesday Oct 10th losing 8-0 dropping their record to 5-10-3. Up next is an away game against Lewis County on Saturday Oct 14th.
The girls’ soccer team faced Greenbrier East in an away game Tuesday Oct 10th losing 5-0 dropping their record to 8-7-3. Up next for the girls is an away game against Lewis County on Oct 14th.
BATH COUNTY SCHOOLS
Bath County’s varsity football team beat Auburn in their homecoming game Friday night Oct 6th 47-0. Wyatt Campbell accounted for 315 yards of total offense and six touchdowns. Campbell rushed for 204 yards and three touchdowns on five carries and went 3-of-5 in the air for 111 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Chargers. Andrew Turner caught a 38-yard touchdown pass, Bransen Gordon hauled in a 41-yard touchdown pass and Braiden Mabe turned in a nine-yard touchdown reception. At halftime Clark Hannah was named BCHS Homecoming King and Abbey Phillips was selected as the Homecoming Queen. Up next for the Chargers is an away game at Eastern Montgomery on Friday Oct 13th.
Bath County’s Natalie White ran a 5K time of 22:10 for a sixth-place finish at the Eastern Montgomery Invitational at Camp Alta Mons in Shawsville, VA on Wednesday Oct 4th. Noah Bolling, the lone Charger varsity boy’s runner, was 90th with a time of 25:12. Up next for the Charger cross-country team will be the Metro Championships at Blacksburg High School on Oct 18th. Highland County will join the Chargers at the Pioneer District Championships on Oct 25th at Parry McCluer.
On Wednesday Oct 4th the Bath County JV football team won 7-6 beating James River in Springwood, VA. Matheu Spence scored on a six-yard run to tie the game and followed with the game-winning extra point kick. Remington Gordon completed two passes for 42 yards, Jake Boguess rushed for 50 yards to lead the Chargers. The JV team played Narrows in a Tuesday night Oct 10th contest at home winning 14-8 to move their record to 4-1. Spencer ran for 93 yards and a touchdown for the winners as Bougess scored a touchdown and had four tackles for a loss, Issac Phillips had 15 tackles and a sack. Bath County is at Craig County next Wednesday Oct 18th.
The Charger girls’ varsity volleyball team handled Highland County quickly winning in three straight sets Thursday Oct 5th. The Chargers are now 7-0 in the Pioneer District, 13-4 overall. Lindsay Oliver led the winners with 16 kills and five aces. Delaney Hicklin added nine aces, Hannah Armstrong had 12 digs and Kenley Smith had 21 assists in a contributing effort.
The Chargers junior varsity volleyball team won in two straight sets against Highland County improving their record to 6-1 in the Pioneer District, 9-4 overall. Trinity Forbes served five aces and had five kills, Reaghan Pritt had four aces, Embrie Hazelwood had four assists and four digs, and Cassidy Nicely had four assists for the Chargers.
The Chargers middle school volleyball team won in two straight sets against Highland County.
HIGHLAND COUNTY SCHOOLS
In cross-country Highland’s Cash Chambers ran a 28:13 at the Eastern Montgomery Invitational at Camp Alta Mons in Shawsville, VA on Oct 4th. Preston Jaccard finished 59th, out of 112 runners, for the Rams in the two-mile middle school race with a time of 15:29.
The Highland County Rams varsity volleyball team lost both games to Narrows at Narrows Saturday Oct 7th in a double-header in straight sets. In the first match for Highland Kylie Arbogast had a kill and one ace and Colleen Adams added a kill and 22 perfect passes. Annah Moyers added 14 perfect passes and Zalea Good had 13. In the second match, Adams recorded one kill and 20 perfect passes and Good had one kill, 11 perfect passes and three aces. Highland fell to 1-5 in the Pioneer District, 4-9 overall. The Rams trip to Richwood was postponed Tuesday Oct 10th and rescheduled for next Monday Oct 16th. The Lady Rams host Parry McCluer Thursday Oct 12th.
Highland’s junior varsity team lost both matches on Saturday as well against Narrows. The Rams fell to 0-5 in the Pioneer District, 2-6 overall.
The Highland middle school volleyball team lost both games in straight sets against Narrows falling to 3-9 for the season. In game one Daisy Moyers had six points, Brooke Williams recorded four kills, Lalea Mullins had three assists and Hensley Neil had three points. In game two, Juliet Scott had two kills and three digs, Williams had two kills and three aces, Mullins had three assists, two aces and three digs and Moyers served two aces.
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VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
The Virginia Military Keydets face The Citadel Bulldogs in their next football game in Charleston, SC on Oct 14th. The Keydets are currently 2-3 for the season.
VMI’s men’s soccer team faced Furman in a home match on Oct 7th losing 1-0 dropping their record to 3-9. Up next is a home game against Regent on Oct 11th.
VMI’s women’s soccer team faced Mercer in a home soccer game on Oct 5th losing 2-0. Up next was a game against Chattanooga in Chattanooga, TN on Oct 8th where the women lost 2-0 moving their record to 2-13. Up next for the team is a home game against Furman on Oct 12th.
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY
The James Madison Dukes football team faces the Georgia Southern Eagles in their next game at home on Oct 14th. The Dukes remain undefeated at 5-0.
The women’s field hockey team played Longwood in a home game on Oct 6th winning 5-2. Scoring goals for JMU were Morgan Merritt, Lauren Satchell, Brynna Hill, Sarah Beers, Alice Roeper. Up next was a game against #4 Duke at home on Oct 8th where the Lady Dikes lost 4-2 dropping their record to 3-9. Scoring for JMU were Tori Carawan and Cassidy Strittmatter. Up next is a match against Liberty in Lynchburg, VA on Oct 15th.
The women’s soccer team faced ULM in a home match on Oct 5th which resulted in a 1-1 tie. Alba Fernandez scored for the Dukes. Their next game was against Old Dominion on Oct 8th in Norfolk, VA that finished in a 0-0 draw moving their record to 6-2-6. Up next for the women is Texas State at home on Oct 13th.
The men’s soccer team faced West Virginia in Morgantown, WV and played to a 2-2 tie moving their record to 4-3-4. Kevin Larsson and Cameron Arnold scored for the Dukes. Up next for the guys is a match against Kentucky in Lexington, KY on Oct 13th.
The men’s tennis team participated in the River City Tennis Open in Richmond, VA Oct 6-8. The JMU men notched a combined 20 victories against Navy, Richmond, Georgetown, Southern Methodist, and Villanova. The Dukes were 6-6 in doubles matches and 14-10 in singles play.
The women’s tennis team took part in the Martha Thorn Invitational Oct 6-8 in Morgantown, WV. The JMU women won a combined total of 14 matches competing against Duquesne, West Virginia, Maryland, Penn State, Louisville. The Lady Dukes were 7-5 in doubles matches and 7-14 in singles play.
The women’s volleyball team played a double-header against Old Dominion in Norfolk, VA Oct 6-7 winning both in three straight sets to improve their record to 13-4. The women next face Georgia State in a double-header at home on Oct 12-13.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
The University of Virginia Cavaliers football team notched their first victory of the season beating the William & Mary Tribe Saturday Oct 7th at home 27-13 improving their record to 1-5. Tony Muskett went 17-of-26 passing for 232 yards and two touchdowns plus a two-yard touchdown run to lead the Cavaliers. Perris Jones added 134 yards rushing and Malik Washington caught seven passes for 112 yards and a touchdown. Up next for the guys is a game in Chapel Hill, NC against North Carolina on Oct 21st.
The men’s soccer team faced Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA on Oct 6th resulting in a 1-1 draw to move their record to 6-3-3. Stephen Annor Gyamfi scored for the Cavaliers. Up next is a conference match-up against Pitt at home on Oct 13th.
The #8 women’s field hockey team played #4 Duke at home on Oct 6th losing 2-1 in overtime dropping their record to 7-5. The scorer for the Cavaliers was Mia Abello. Next up for the women is a conference match-up against Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, NC on Oct 13th.
The women’s soccer team faced #9 Clemson on Oct 5th in Clemson, SC where the game ended in a 1-1 tie. Jill Flammia scored for the Cavaliers. On Oct 8th the women faced NC State in Raleigh, NC losing 2-1 to drop their record to 5-3-5. Allie Ross accounted for the lone goal for the Cavaliers. Next up for the women is Virginia Tech at home on Oct 15th.
The women’s volleyball team faced Clemson in a home conference game on Oct 6th, losing in four sets. Up next for the women was a game against #11 Georgia Tech at home on Oct 8th where they lost in five sets dropping their record to 8-8. Up next for the Cavaliers is a game against Notre Dame at home on Oct 13th.
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
The West Virginia Mountaineers football team travel to Houston, TX to face the Houston Cougars on Oct 12th. The Mountaineers are currently 4-1.
The men’s golf team participated in the Big 12 Match Play Championship on Oct 9th in Hockley, TX against #22 Texas Tech, and Oklahoma State. Against Texas Tech in the morning the guys went 3-1-1 winning the match while falling to Oklahoma State in the afternoon 3-1-1. Max Green led the Mountaineers with a pair of victories.
The men’s soccer team played Loyola Maryland at home on Oct 4th. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. West Virginia scored an own goal as a Loyola defender deflected the ball into the net. Up next was a game on Oct 8th at home against James Madison where it ended in a 2-2 tie moving their record to 8-0-4. Scoring for the Mountaineers was Frederick Jorgensen and Sergio Ors Navarro. The men next face South Carolina in Columbia, SC on Oct 12th.
The women’s soccer team faced Oklahoma at home on Oct 5th winning 4-0. Scoring for the Mountaineers were Taylor White, Maya McCutcheon, Jordyn Wilson, Aria Bilali. Up next for the women was a home game on Oct 8th against Oklahoma State where they won 1-0 moving their record to 5-7-3. Scoring for West Virginia was Taylor White. Up next for the women is Kansas State in Manhattan, KS on Oct 12th.
The Mountaineer volleyball team played #21 Houston in Houston, TX in a double-header Oct 6-7 losing both games in three straight sets to move their record to 7-11. Their next match-up is against UCF on Oct 11th.
VIRGINIA TECH UNIVERSITY
The Virginia Tech Hokies faced the #8 Florida State Seminoles in Tallahassee, FL Oct 7th losing 39-17 dropping their record to 2-4. Bhayshul Tuten scored two touchdowns on a five-yard run and a 99-yard run to lead the Hokies. Kyron Drones was 14-of-27 for 104 yards and rushed for 80 yards. Next up for the guys is Wake Forest at home on Oct 14th.
The men’s soccer team faced #20 Pitt in Pittsburgh, PA on Oct 6th losing 3-1. Mayola Kinyua scored for the Hokies. The guys hosted a game against William & Mary on Oct 10th which resulted in a 1-1 tie moving their record to 3-4-4. Conor Pugh scored for Virginia Tech. The guys face #8 Notre Dame at home on Oct 13th.
The women’s soccer team met NC State at home on Oct 5th winning 4-1. Scoring for Virginia Tech was Eden Skyers, Taylor Bryan, Natalie Mitchell, Smanatha DeGuzman. The women then play #9 Clemson at home on Oct 8th losing 1-0 dropping their record to 6-5-3. Up next for the Hokies is a match against Virginia in Charlottesville, VA on Oct 15th.
The Hokies volleyball team traveled to Syracuse, NY to face Syracuse on Oct 6th where they won in three straight sets and Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA on Oct 8th where they lost in three straight sets. This moved their record to 11-6 for the season. Up next is Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, NC on Oct 15th.
The Liberty Flames football team hosted the Sam Houston Bearkats on Thursday Oct 5th winning 21-16. Kaidon Slater completed 11-of-19 attempts for 257 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 38 yards and another touchdown on a ten-yard run to lead the Flames. Up next was a game against Jacksonville State in Jacksonville, AL on Tuesday Oct 10th with the Flames winning 31-13 to remain undefeated at 6-0. Quinton Cooley rushed 28 times for 163 yards and two touchdowns to lead Liberty. Salter contributed by completing 12-of-21 passes for 177 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The Flames go up against Middle Tennessee at home on Oct 17th.
The men’s soccer team played Chicago State in an away match on Oct 5th losing 2-0. The men next played SIUE at home on Oct 8th losing 2-0 dropping their record to 7-4. Up next for the Flames is a match-up against Eastern Illinois in Charleston, IL on Oct 12th.
The #10 women’s field hockey team faced Villanova at home on Oct 6th winning 6-0. Scoring for the Flames were Pima Iturraspe, Reagan Underwood, Milagros Arteta, Kyleigh Faust, Tuti Dell Anna, Martu Cian. The Lady Flames played a big game against #1 North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC on Oct 8th upsetting the Tar Heels in double over-time 2-1 to improve their record to 12-1. Scoring for the Flames were Jodie Conolly and Cian. Up next for the women is a match-up against Quinnipiac in Hamden, CT on Oct 13th.
On Oct 7th the women’s soccer team played FIU in Miami, FL resulting in a 0-0 draw. Next up for the women is Jacksonville State at home on Oct 12th.
The Liberty women’s volleyball team lost the second of a two-game series to Western Kentucky on Oct 4th at home in five sets. Up next was a home match-up double-header against New Mexico State on Oct 7-8. The Flames won the first game in four sets and lost the second game in four sets to move their record to 8-10. The women travel to Jacksonville, AL to face Jacksonville State in a double-header on Oct 13-14.
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