11-10-23 Weekly Sports Roundup
THIS IS PISTOL PETE ATKESON WITH THE WEEKLY SPORTS ROUNDUP
POCAHONTAS COUNTY SCHOOLS
The Pocahontas County Warriors football team faced the Midland Trail Patriots Friday night Nov 3rd in Hico, WV losing 51-6 moving their record to 1-9 ending their season.
BATH COUNTY SCHOOLS
The Bath County Chargers football team faced the Narrows Green Wave Friday night Nov 3rd in a battle for the Pioneer District title in Hot Springs. Narrows led 20-13 at halftime before pulling away in the second half to win 47-19. The Chargers fell to 3-1 in the Pioneer District, 9-1 overall. Wyatt Campbell scored two rushing touchdowns from three and five yards out before getting injured late in the second quarter. He was unable to play in the second half. Cooper Lowry took over the signal calling duties and led the Chargers to a touchdown in the second half with a 10-yard pass to Andrew Turner. Bath County hosts Galax in the Class I, Region C playoffs Friday Nov 10th.
HIGHLAND COUNTY SCHOOLS
The middle school girl’s and boys’ basketball teams take on Shawsville on Friday Nov 10th at Shawsville.
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VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
The Virginia Military Keydets football team played the ETSU Bucs in Johnson City, TN Saturday afternoon winning 31-24 improving their record to 3-3 in the Southern Conference, 4-5 overall. Collin Shannon went 21-of-38 passing for 209 yards and one touchdown and Hunter Rice rushed 15 times for 47 yards and three touchdowns to lead VMI to the win. Up next for the Keydets is a game against Furman in Greenville, SC on Nov 11th.
The men’s basketball team started off their season with a game against the University of Richmond on Nov 6th in Richmond, VA losing 93-75. Four Keydets were in double figures with Brennan Watkins scoring 24 points to lead VMI. Taeshaud Jackson II hit the glass for 11 rebounds for VMI. Their next game is at home against Christendom on Thursday Nov 9th.
The men’s and women’s rifle teams competed against UAB at home on Nov 4th. UAB took first place honors with VMI’s mixed team taking second and the women’s team finishing in third place.
The men’s soccer team played Furman in the Southern Conference Tournament losing 4-1 dropping their record to 5-14 to end their season. Malcolm McIntosh scored for the Keydets.
The men’s wrestling team competed in the Southeast Open in Roanoke, VA on Nov 4th. In the Open division Tyler Mousaw placed 6th at 285 lbs. In the Fresh/Soph division Dyson Dunham placed 3rd at 133 lbs, Patrick Jordan placed 5th at 141 lbs, Eric Doran and Ryan Vigil placed 3rd and 6th at 149 lbs, Braxton Lewis placed 1st at 174 lbs, and Toby Schoffstall placed 5th at 184 lbs.
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY
The James Madison Dukes football team faced Georgia State in Atlanta, GA in an afternoon tilt winning 42-14 to remain undefeated at 6-0 in the Sun Belt Conference, 9-0 overall. Jordan McCloud was 20-of-31 for 259 passing yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 20 yards for the winners. Elijah Sarrett reeled in five catches for 105 yards and a touchdown and JMU’s defense record three interceptions in a contributing effort. Up next for JMU is a afternoon game against UConn at home on Nov 11th.
The James Madison men’s basketball team upset #4 Michigan State in East Lansing, MI on Monday night Nov 6th winning in overtime 79-76 to open the season in grand fashion. Terrance Edwards Jr scored 24 points, T.J. Bickerstaff had 21 points and 14 rebounds with Noah Freidal adding 11 rebounds to lead the Dukes in the upset. The JMU men next face Kent State in Kent, OH on Thursday Nov 9th.
The women’s basketball team started off their season on Monday Nov 6th at home winning 104-31 against Eastern Mennonite. Five different JMU players scored in double figures with Jamia Hazell leading the way with 17 points. Ashanto Barnes chipped in with 10 rebounds for the Dukes. Up next for the women is a home game on Nov 8th versus Toledo.
The women’s field hockey team played against Queens at home on Nov 4th winning 14-0 improving their record to 5-12. Eight different players for JMU scored goals with Mia Julian scoring four and Tori Carawan notching three to lead the team.
The women’s cross-country team participated in the Hokie Open in Blacksburg, VA on Nov 3rd placing second in the 4K race. Katherine Lawson of JMU won with a time of 14:03.8 and Kristin Giordano placed 15th to lead the Dukes.
The women’s soccer team won their first two games in the Sun Belt Conference Championship in Foley, AL. On Nov 1st they beat Appalachian State 2-1 in overtime then faced South Alabama on Nov 3rd winning 1-0. Jeanette Fieldsend scored two goals for JMU against Appalachian State while Sophia Verrecchia scored the lone goal in the South Alabama match-up. In the finals of the Sun Belt Conference on Nov 5th JMU faced Old Dominion losing 2-1 in overtime moving their record to 9-4-8. Suwaibatu Mohammed scored the lone goal for James Madison.
The men’s soccer team met Kentucky in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Championship tournament, losing 2-1 on Nov 5th dropping their record to 8-4-5. Rodrigo Robles scored for JMU.
The women’s volleyball team played a double-header against Marshall at home on Nov 3-4 winning the first game in three straight sets and winning the second game in four sets improving their record to 19-6. Up next for the Lady Dukes is a double-header against South Alabama in Mobile, AL on Nov 9-10.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
The Virginia Cavaliers football team got crushed by Georgia Tech at home on Nov 4th losing 45-17 dropping to 1-4 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, 2-7 overall. Anthony Colandrea, replacing UVA starting QB Tony Muskett who was injured, threw a nine-yard touchdown pass to Josh Rawlings but there wasn’t much else to really talk about. Colandrea finished the game going 21-37 passing for 200 yards and two touchdowns. Up next for the guys is a game against Louisville in Louisville, KY on Nov 9th.
The men’s basketball team opened up their season with a 80-50 win against Tarleton State at home on Nov 6th. Three Cavaliers were in double figures with Reece Beekman scoring 16, Isaac McKneely adding 15, and Leon Bond III hitting 12 points who also led the team in rebounding with 9 rebounds. Up next for the guys is a game against Florida in Charlotte, NC on Nov 10th.
The #9 men’s soccer team faced #22 Syracuse on Nov 5th in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals losing 1-1 (Syracuse advanced on penalty kicks 4-3) moving their record to 10-3-4. Leo Afonso scored for the Cavaliers.
The men’s wrestling team participated in the Southeast Open in Roanoke, VA on Nov 4th. In the Open division Kyle Montaperto placed 3rd at 125 lbs, Gable Porter placed 5th at 133 lbs, Jack Gioffre placed 3rd at 141 lbs, Dylan Cedeno placed 3rd at 157 lbs, and Nick Hamilton placed 6th at 165 lbs. In the Fresh/Soph division Michael Murphy placed 5th at 165 lbs, Steven Burrell placed 2nd at 197 lbs, and Cooper Rudolph placed 3rd at 285 lbs.
The women’s volleyball team played a pair of games this past week – losing against Miami in Coral Gables, FL on Nov 3rd in four sets and losing to Florida State in Tallahassee, FL on Nov 5th losing in four sets dropping their record to 9-15. The Lady Cavaliers face Notre Dame at home on Nov 12th.
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
The West Virginia Mountaineers football team hosted the BYU Cougars on Nov 4th winning 37-7 moving their record to 4-2 in the Big 12 Conference, 6-3 overall. Garrett Greene went 12-of-24 passing for 205 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Mountaineers. CJ Donaldson added 102 yards rushing and two touchdowns and Jahiem White rushed for 146 yards to help West Virginia. Up next for the guys is a game against Oklahoma in Norman, OK on Nov 11th.
The men’s wrestling team participated in the Southeast Open in Roanoke, VA on Nov 4th. In the Open division Jeff Strickenberger placed 1st at 125 lbs, Jordan Titus placed 1st at 141 lbs, Ty Watters placed 2nd at 149 lbs, Caleb Dowling and Alex Hornfeck placed 5th and 6th at 157 lbs, Peyton Hall and Jack Blumer placed 3rd and 4th at 165 lbs, Dennis Robin and Dylan Kohn placed 3rd and 5th at 184 lbs, Austin Cooley placed 5th at 197 lbs, and Michael Wolfgram placed 2nd at 285 lbs. In the Fresh/Soph division Mason Mills placed 2nd at 125 lbs, Ian Bush and Brian Finnerty placed 1st and 4th at 184 lbs, Cole Tolley placed 5th at 197 lbs, and Leo Muzika placed 5th at 285 lbs.
The men’s basketball team opened their season at home against Missouri State on Nov 6th winning 67-59. Three WVU players scored in double figures with Quinn Slazinski scoring 18 points and Jesse Edwards and Seth Wison adding 13 and 11 points respectively. Edwards also had 13 rebounds for WVU. West Virginia will host Monmouth in their next match-up on Nov 10th.
The women’s basketball team got things started off right to begin their season winning against Loyola Maryland 74-39 on Nov 7th at home. Three players for West Virginia scored in double figures with J,J, Quinerly hitting 19 points, Jordan Harrison adding 18 and Lauren Fields 13. The Lady Mountaineers play Pitt in their next game on Nov 11th in Pittsburgh, PA.
The men’s soccer team played Georgia State in the Sun Belt Championship Tournament on Nov 5th winning 3-1 to advance to the next round on Nov 8th. West Virginia now stands at 13-1-4 for the season. Yutaro Tsukada scored two goals and Luke McCormick added one goal for West Virginia. The guys will face South Carolina in the next round on Nov 8th.
The women’s volleyball played in a double-header against #4 Texas at home on Nov 2-3. The women lost both games in three straight sets dropping their record to 9-17. Up next for the Lady Mountaineers is a double-header against Texas Tech in Lubbock, TX on Nov 9-10.
VIRGINIA TECH UNIVERSITY
The Virginia Tech Hokies faced the #15 Louisville Cardinals in Louisville, KY on Nov 4th losing 34-3 dropping their record to 3-2 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, 4-5 overall. Kyron Jones went 12-of-21 passing for 69 yards and Bhayshul Tuten rushed for 57 yards to lead the Hokies. Up next for Virginia Tech is a game against Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA on Nov 11th.
The men’s wrestling team participated in the Southeast Open in Roanoke, VA on Nov 4th. In the Open division Sam Latona placed 3rd at133 lbs, Caleb Henson placed 1st at 149 lbs, and Sam Fisher placed 2nd at 184 lbs. In the Fresh/Soph division Logan Frazier placed 1st at 133 lb, Hunter Mason placed 1st at 141 lbs, Luke Robie placed 1st at 149 lbs, and Rafael Hipolito placed 1st at 157 lbs.
The men’s basketball team played Coppin State to open their season at home winning 100-55 on Nov 6th. Five Hokies scored in double figures with Sean Pedulla scoring 15, Lynn Kidd 14, Hunter Cattoor 13, Tyler Nickel 12, and Brandon Rechsteiner 12. Kidd also added 11 rebounds for Virginia Tech. Up next for the guys is a game against South Carolina in Charlotte, NC on Nov 10th.
The women’s basketball team won 94-55 against High Point on their opening night game of the season at home on Nov 6th. Elizabeth Kitley scored 27 points and brought down 11 rebounds to lead the Hokies. Matilda Ekh added 15 points, Georgia Amoore chipped in 14 points, and Cayla King scored 14 for Virginia Tech. The Lady Hokies face #3 Iowa in the next game in Charlotte, NC on Nov 9th.
The men’s and women’s cross-country teams hosted the Hokie Open on Nov 3rd in Blacksburg, VA. The men placed second in the three-team competition. Alec Fleming and Garrett Winter finished third and fourth out of 36 runners to lead the Hokies. For the women they beat James Madison with Tech runners (Sarah Leach, Star Price, Chase Kappeler, Kenza Elakari, Sophie Brzezinski, Sideny Walters) taking second thru seventh places.
The women’s volleyball team played in a pair of games over the weekend losing in three sets to North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC on Nov 3rd and losing in three sets to Duke in Durham, NC on Nov 5th. The Lady Hokies fell to 12-13 for the season. Up next for the women is a game against NC State at home on Nov 12th.
The Liberty Flames football team faced Louisiana Tech at home on Nov 4th winning 56-30 to remain undefeated at 7-0 in the Conference USA, 9-0 overall. Quinton Colley rushed for 179 yards on 23 carries and two touchdowns while Kaidon Salter went 16-of-25 passing for 297 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Flames. Up next for the Flames is a game against Old Dominion at home on Nov 11th.
The men’s soccer team played Eastern Illinois in an OVC Conference tournament match-up on Nov 5th losing 0-0 as EIU advanced based on a 3-1 penalty kick advantage. The Flames fell to 9-6-3 for the season.
The #6 women’s field hockey team played Villanova in the Big East Conference Tournament on Nov 3rd winning 3-2 advancing to play Old Dominion on Nov 5th where they lost 3-1 dropping their record to 17-2. Against Villanova Milagros Arteta scored two goals and Jodie Conolly added one for the Flames. Against Old Dominion Bethany Dykema scored for Liberty. The Flames will face Syracuse on Nov 10th in the NCAA Field Hockey Championship tournament first round.
The women’s soccer team played two games in the CUSA Women’s Soccer Championship tournament beating Louisiana Tech on Nov 3rd 4-0 and New Mexico State on Nov 5th 2-1 moving their record to 16-2-1. Against Louisiana Tech Rachel DeRuby scored two goals with Saydie Holland, Chloe Marr adding one apiece for the Flames. Against Louisiana Tech DeRuby and Holland scored for Liberty.
The women’s volleyball team played in a double-header against Louisiana Tech at home on Nov 2-3 winning both games in three straight sets moving their record to 15-11. Up next for the Lady Flames is a double-header against UTEP in El Paso, TX on Nov 10-11.
The men’s basketball team beat Mid-Atlantic Christian on Nov 6th 103-43 at home to start their season. Brody Peeples scored 20 points to lead the Fames and Zach Cleveland added 13, Gabriel McKay 10, Shiloh Robinson 10, and Zander Yates 10. The guy’s next face Charlotte in Charlotte, NC on Nov 10th.
The Lady Flames basketball team began their season with a 68-46 win over Frostburg State at home on Nov 6th. The Flames had three players score in double figures with Emma Hess leading the way with 21 points. Bella Smuda chipped in with 10 and Brooke Moore added 13. Liberty next faces Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches, TX on Nov 10th.
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