10-19-23 Weekly Sports Roundup
THIS IS PISTOL PETE ATKESON WITH THE WEEKLY SPORTS ROUNDUP
POCAHONTAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
The Pocahontas County Warriors football team faced the Pendleton County Wildcats at home Friday night Oct 13th losing 54-22 falling to 1-6 overall. Up next for the guys is a home game against the Summers County Bobcats on Oct 20th.
BATH COUNTY SCHOOLS
The Bath County Chargers varsity football team traveled to Elliston, VA to face the Eastern Montgomery Mustangs on Oct 13th winning 49-0 to remain undefeated at 7-0. Wyatt Campbell rushed for 237 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries and added two touchdown passes to lead the Chargers. A.J. St Clair added two rushes and a score and both Bransen Gordon and Andrew Turner caught touchdown passes to aid the Charger effort. Campbell has now rushed for 1,205 yards for the season accounting for 37 touchdowns – 20 rushing scores, 16 touchdown passes, and one punt return touchdown. Next up for Bath County is Craig County at home on Friday Oct 20th.
The Chargers volleyball team beat the Craig County Rockets Thursday Oct 12th in New Castle, VA. The varsity girls’ team next faced Parry McCluer Tuesday night Oct 17th in a home match losing in four sets to drop their record to 8-1 in the Pioneer District, 14-5 overall. Hannah Armstrong had 24 digs, Lindsay Oliver had nine digs, Delaney Hicklin added six kills to go along with six digs, Bayley Gardzinski had eight kills, Caleigh Hazelwood added five kills and Anna Essex had four kills.
The Charger JV volleyball team won in straight sets against Craig County on Thursday Oct 12th. Georgia Watkins had four kills for Bath County, Embrie Hazelwood had three kills, seven assists, Cassidee Nicely had eight assists and Trinity Forbes had three kills and three aces. Tuesday night Oct 17th the JV girls beat Parry McCluer at home in two straight sets improving their record to 8-1 in the Pioneer District, 11-4 overall. Hazelwood had four assists, four aces, three kills and two digs for the Chargers, Nicely had five assists and four aces, Kiana Williamson had four kills, Reaghan Pritt served three aces, Forbes had three kills and Watkins had two digs.
The Chargers varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams host Narrows on Thursday Oct 19th with the Pioneer District title on the line.
HIGHLAND COUNTY SCHOOLS
The Rams varsity volleyball team lost both games in a double-header against Parry McCluer at home Thursday night Oct 12th. In the first game Colleen Adams had a kill, an ace and 19 perfect passes for Highland, Zalea Good had a kill, an ace and 15 perfect passes with Annah Moyers adding 17 perfect passes. In the nightcap, Adams had a kill and 21 perfect passes, Moyers had 20 perfect passes and Good added a kill, two aces and 14 perfect passes. Following Parry McCluer the Rams faced Richwood, WV Monday night Oct 16th in an away match winning in three straight sets. Good led the winners with six kills and 30 perfect passes. Jade Hotz and Kylie Arbogast both added two kills each, Moyers had four aces and both Ali Veasey and Adams had three aces apiece. Adams had 30 perfect passes and Moyers added 21. The Rams kept their winning streak going when they faced Richwood, WV at home Tuesday night Oct 17th winning in three straight sets improving their record to 6-11 overall. Good had seven kills with three aces and 20 perfect passes to lead Highland. Adams served a team high 10 aces. Adams added two kills and 26 perfect passes, Moyers had two kills and 21 perfect passes, Arbogast had three kills and Emma Summers had 13 perfect passes.
The Rams junior varsity volleyball team picked up a win against Parry McCluer Thursday night Oct 12th winning in two straight sets. On Monday Oct 16th the junior varsity team faced Richwood in an away match winning in two straight sets. Addie Lockridge had five kills, six aces and two digs for the Rams and Brooklyn Bussard added five aces. The JV girls won their third game in a row beating Richwood, WV Tuesday night Oct 17th at home improving their record to 5-6 overall.
Highland finishes the regular season in volleyball with a varsity and junior varsity double-header at Eastern Mongomery on Thursday Oct 19th.
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VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
The Virginia Military Keydets football team played the Citadel Bulldogs in Charleston, SC on Oct 14th winning 17-13 improving their record to 3-3. Hunter Rice, of the Keydets, led the team with 111 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns. Up next for the guys is a game against Samford at home on Oct 21st.
The men’s soccer team faced Regent at home on Oct 11th winning 9-0. Scoring goals for VMI were Kyle Grant with two goals and Rider Holcomb, Cole Mooney, Grant Martin, Jakub Mihulka, Timofey Dovgalyuk, Yeirin Mejia, Arnold Rutkauskas with one each. In the next game against ETSU at home on Oct 14th the Keydets lost 3-0 dropping their record to 4-10. Up next for the men’s soccer team is a game against Howard in Washington, DC on Oct 18th.
The women’s soccer team faced Furman in a home match on Oct 12th losing 3-1. The scorer for the Keydets was Riley Boucher. The women played Western Carolina in Cullowhee, NC in their next match-up on Oct 15th losing 4-0 dropping their record to 2-15. The Lady Keydets next face UNC Greensboro in Greensboro, NC on Oct 22nd.
The men’s and women’s cross-country team competed in the Upstate Invite in Spartanburg, SC on Oct 14th with the men finishing 13th of 27 teams and the women finished 21st of 32 teams. Kevin Shank led the men’s team finishing 28th in a field of 275 runners and Jillian Sisk led the women’s team finishing 61st out of 279 competitors.
The men’s and women’s rifle teams competed against University of North Georgia in a combined meet at home on Oct 14th. The men finished 2nd and the women finished in 3rd place.
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY
The James Madison Dukes football team hosted Georgia Southern in a Saturday afternoon match-up on Oct 14th winning 41-13 to remain undefeated at 6-0. Jordan McCloud was 20-of-31 for 259 passing yards and three touchdowns to lead JMU. Also helping was Kaelon Black who caught two touchdown passes and one rushing touchdown, Elijah Sarratt who rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown. James Madison next faces Marshall in Huntington, WV on Oct 19th.
The men’s soccer team traveled to Lexington, KY to face Kentucky on Oct 13th and wound up with a knotted score of 0-0 moving their record to 4-3-5. Up next for James Madison is a game against Old Dominion at home on Oct 18th.
The men’s tennis team participated in the ITA Atlantic Regional Championship held in Lynchburg, VA Oct 11-16 winning a combined 13 events, going 7-7 in singles play and 6-3 in doubles action. Estere Agusti went 3-1 in singles matches while Edson Sanchez/Franciso Sinopoli went 4-1 in doubles play to lead James Madison.
The women’s cross-country team competed in the Upstate Invite on Oct 14th in Spartanburg, SC finishing 5th out of 32 teams. Three James Madison runners finished in the top 25 with Miranda Stanhope leading the way with a 4th place finish out of 279 competitors.
The women’s soccer team faced Texas State in a home game on Oct 13th which ended in a 0-0 tie moving their record to 6-2-7. Up next for the women is a game against Georgia State on Oct 19th in Atlanta, GA.
The women’s volleyball team played Georgia State in a double-header at home Oct 12-13 winning both games in three straight sets improving their record to 15-4. Up next for the women are a pair of games against Coastal Carolina in Conway, SC on Oct 20-21.
The women’s field hockey team faced Liberty in Lynchburg, VA on Oct 15th losing 3-2 dropping their record to 3-10. Scoring goals for James Madison were Lauren Satchell and Alice Roeper. JMU next plays Old Dominion at home on Oct 22nd.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
The Virginia Cavaliers football team plays the North Carolina Tarheels in Chapel Hill, NC on Oct 21st. The Cavaliers currently stand at 1-5.
The men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the XC23 College and Open Pre-Nationals on Oct 14th where both teams finished in third place. For the men they competed against a field of 23 teams in the 8K distance with Gary Martin leading the Cavaliers with a 10th place finished out of 184 runners. For the women they competed against a field of 24 teams with Margot Appleton finishing 4th out of 196 runners to lead the Cavaliers.
The men’s soccer team faced #11 Pitt at home on Oct 13th winning 2-1 improving their record to 7-3-3. Mouhameth Thiam and Stephen Annor Gyamfi scored goals for Virginia. Up next for the guys is a game against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA on Oct 20th.
The women’s soccer team faced Virginia Tech at home on Oct 15th winning 3-0 to improve their record to 6-3-5. Chloe Japic, Allie Ross, and Magfie Cagle scored goals for the Cavaliers. Up next for Virginia is a home game against the University of Miami on Oct 19th.
The men’s tennis team competed in the ITA Atlantic Regional Championship in Lynchburg, VA from Oct 11-16. The Cavaliers won 19 matches overall, going 13-7 in singles play and 6-3 in doubles matches.
The #8 women’s field hockey team played Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, NC on Oct 13th winning 5-0 moving their record to 8-5. Noa Boterman, Laura Janssen, Taryn Tkachuk, Adele Iacobucci, and Jans Croon scored goals for Virginia. Up next for the women is a game against #2 Duke in Durham, NC on Oct 15th.
The women’s volleyball team played Notre Dame in South Bend, IN on Oct 13th, losing in four sets. Up next for the women was a match against #6 Louisville in Louisville, KY on Oct 15th where the Cavaliers lost in three straight sets dropping their record to 8-10. Virginia next faces Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA on Oct 18th.
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
The West Virginia Mountaineers football team faced the Houston Cougars in Houston, TX on Thursday Oct 12th losing 41-39 dropping their record to 4-2. Garrett Greene went 20-of-38 passing for 391 yards and one touchdown plus rushed for two more touchdowns to lead the Mountaineers. Devin Carter contributed five catches for 116 yards. Up next for West Virginia is a home game against Oklahoma State on Oct 21st.
The women’s volleyball team faced the University of Central Florida on Oct 11th losing in three straight sets. Up next for the Lady Mountaineers was a game against TCU on Oct 14th in a home match which they won in five sets to improve their record to 8-12. The women next face Cincinnati in a double-header at home on Oct 19-20.
The men’s golf team played a pair of matches on Oct 11th in the Big 12 Match Play Championship in Hockley, TX. In the morning session the men played Kansas losing 3-1-1 and faced UCF in the afternoon session winning 3-2-0. On Oct 12th West Virginia faced UCF again in a morning session winning 2-1-2 to post three wins over the whole Championship tournament. Max Green wound up winning four of five matches to lead the Mountaineers.
The men’s soccer team traveled to Columbia, SC to face South Carolina on Oct 12th winning 3-2 improving their record to 9-0-4. Luke McCormick, Marcus Caldeira, and Yutaro Tsukada scored goals for the Mountaineers. The men face #1 Marshall on Wednesday Oct 18th for their next match-up.
The women’s soccer team went to Manhattan, KS to face Kansas State on Oct 12th winning 1-0. Taylor White scored a goal for West Virginia. The women continued their road trip through Kansas playing Kansas in Lawrence, KS on Oct 15th winning 1-0 improving their record to 7-7-3. Dilary Heredia-Beltran scored the goal for West Virginia. Next up for the women is a match against Cincinnati at home on Oct 23rd.
VIRGINIA TECH UNIVERSITY
The Virginia Tech Hokies football team faced the Wake Forest Deacons in a Saturday match-up winning 30-13 improving their record to 3-4. Kyron Jones completed 20-of-29 passes for 321 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead the Hokies. Virginia Tech next plays Syracuse at home on Oct 26th.
The men’s and women’s cross-country teams participated in two events on Oct 14th in the XC23 Pre-Nationals held in Charlottesville, VA and the Upstate Invite in Spartanburg, SC. The men finished 3rd overall in the 8K race for the Upstate Invite with Ben Nagel scoring a 6th place finish to lead Virginia Tech. The women finished 7th in the 5K Invite with Kylie Bunser leading the Hokies with coming in 18th place. In the XC23 Pre-Nationals the men finished 9th in the 8K race with Declan Rymer coming in 36th to pace the Hokies. The women finished 15th in the 6K race with Lindsey Butler coming in 37th place to lead the Hokies.
The men’s soccer team faced #8 Notre Dame at home on Oct 13th losing 1-0. The men next faced Queens in Charlotte, NC on Oct 17th winning 3-2 improving their record to 4-5-4. Conor Pugh, Misei Yoshizawa, and Oliver Roche scored goals for the Hokies. Up next for the men is a game against #18 Virginia at home on Oct 20th.
The women’s soccer team faced Virginia in Charlottesville, VA on Oct 15th losing 3-0 dropping their record to 6-6-3. The women next face Duke at home on Oct 19th.
The men’s tennis team participated in the ITA Regional Championships held in Lynchburg, VA from Oct 11-16. The Hokies won 18 matches overall, going 11-8 in singles play and 7-7 in doubles matches. Ryan Fishback led the Hokies by winning his second ITA Regional singles title on Monday Oct 16th.
The women’s volleyball team played in NC State in Raleigh, NC on Oct 15th losing in three straight sets dropping their record to 11-8. Up next is a home game against Notre Dame on Oct 20th.
The Liberty Flames football team played Middle Tennessee at home Tuesday night Oct 17th winning 42-35 to remain undefeated at 7-0. The Flames rushed for a total of 401 yards led by Kaidon Salter with 160 yards and Quinton Cooley with 134 yards and three touchdowns. Along with the rushing attack Salter completed 12-of-20 passing attempts for 140 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Up next for the guys is an away game in Bowling, KY against Western Kentucky on Oct 24th.
The men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the XC23 Pre-Nationals in Charlottesville, VA on Oct 14th with both teams finishing in 20th place. For the men Kyle Harkabus led the Flames with a 66th place finish in the 8K distance while for the women Adelyn Fairley finished in the top 25 with a 16th place to lead the Flames.
The men’s soccer team traveled to Charleston, IL to face Eastern Illinois on Oct 12th winning 4-0. Michael Huss, Gora Gora, Grayson Gardner, Matthew Torrell scored goals for the Flames. The men faced Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN on Oct 15th in their next match-up which ended in a tie 1-1 to move their record to 8-4-1. Gabe Findley scored a goal for the Flames. Up next for the men is a game against Lindenwood at home on Oct 19th.
The women’s soccer team played Jacksonville State at home on Oct 12th winning 2-1. Rachel DeRuby and Saydie Holland scored goals for the Lady Flames. Up next for the women was a game against UTEP in El Paso, TX on Oct 15th which they won 2-1 moving their record to 13-1-1. Allison Hansford and Ivy Garner scored goals for Liberty. The Lady Flames face Western Kentucky in their next game at home on Oct 21st.
The #7 women’s field hockey team played a pair of games this past week against Quinnipiac in Hamden, CT on Oct 13th winning 2-1 and against James Madison at home on Oct 15th winning 3-2 to improve their record to 14-1. Reagan Underwood and Bethany Dykema scored goals for Liberty in the first game against Quinnipiac while Jodie Conolly scored two goals and Milagros added another for the Flames against JMU. The Lady Flames next play Connecticut at home on Oct 20th.
The women’s volleyball team played a double-header against Jacksonville State in Jacksonville, AL on Oct 13-14 winning both games in three straight sets to improve their record to 10-10. The women face FIU in their next match at home on Oct 20th.
The men’s tennis team participated in the ITA Regional Championships held in Lynchburg, VA from Oct 11-16. The Flames went 15-10 overall (12-7 singles, 3-3 doubles). Luis Felipe Miguel led the Flames by going 5-2 overall (4-1 singles).
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