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Around the Northern Neck: Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:11 pm


Sept. 25

Field Hockey: St. Margaret’s School 1 at Northumberland 1—Megan Baughan scored the lone goal for Northumberland on an assist by Emily Sprague; Williamsburg Christian Academy 4 at Lancaster 0


Volleyball: Lancaster 3 at Colonial Beach 0— 19-25, 11-25, 16-25. Lancaster’s Brooke Hudnall led her team with eight kills, followed by Lori Smith and Hudnall each having seven aces, Smith had nine assists, Carli Hanibac, James and Hudnall each had a dig, and Brittany Jones had 10 saves.

Colonial Beach’s Rachael Allison led the team with four kills, followed by Kora Herrod and McKenzie Conway each with three aces, Brooke Payne had two blocks, Conway had four assists, Herrod had six digs and 11 saves.


Volleyball: Essex 3 at Washington & Lee 0— 24-26, 8-25 and 13-25. Victoria Minor (W&LE) led the team with six kills, Tori Swann had four aces, Katie Perkins and Minor each had a block, Haley Balderson chipped in with six assists, Atiya Aiken and Tamara Tate each had six digs, and Aiken and Swann each had seven saves. Essex’s Hannah Gross had two aces, two kills and four assists; Savannah Wood had a perfect service to go along with three aces, 10 assists and six kills; Katie Parr had a perfect serice; Jamie Thompson had three kills; Kaitlin Saunders had five kills and two blocks; Becky Jones had a perfect passing game; Alaina Thibault had five kills and a block; and Tori Compton had a perfect service to go along with two aces.


Volleyball: Northumberland 2 at Rappahannock 3—25-21, 19-25, 14-25, 25-20, 15-12. RAPP- Carlie Clark had five kills, 15 assists, one save and two aces followed by Kelsey Berhalter with three kills, a block and four aces, Hallie Berger had 10 kills, 10 assists and six aces, and Brandi Mulvena had four kills and three aces. Northumberland’s Katie Crowther had six blocks and six kills, followed by MK Hall with three blocks and 12 kills, and Connor Haislip added 12 digs.


JV Volleyball: Essex 2 at Washington & Lee 0—25-13 and 25-13; Lancaster 2 at Colonial Beach 0, Northumberland 1 at Rappahannock 2—21-25, 25-22 and 5-15, St. Margaret’s at Covenant


Middle School Girls Basketball: Colonial Beach 33 at Northumberland 5.


Quinton Oaks Men’s Golf League: Closest to the Pin- Hole 3: Frank Dennis, Hole 8: Stan Rembisz, Hole 12: Buzz Budzinski, Hole 17: Don Matthews; First Flight – 1st Place: Jake Russell, 2nd Place: Cabot Caskie, 3rd Place tie: Ray Jones and Stan Rembisz; Second Flight – 1st Place: Larry Lumley, 2nd Place: Harry Franklin, 3rd Place tie: Dick Conley and Norman Hammer


Colonial Beach Ladies Bowling (Week 4): Paulette Worrell 215,189,189,593; Pauline Husted 191,189,537; Penny Young 193, 182,531; Deborah Johnson 189,171,529; Pat Jaco 200,510; Joan Campion 184,177,506; Barbara Gatto 196; Peggy Roath 185,170; Janet Carnes 178; Brenda Matsuda 177,172; Patsy Johnson 175; Joanne Verdin 173; Ruth Martin 172; Gloria Fowler 171; Billie Mitchem 171.

Team Standings: 1st – A.B.Walker; 2nd(tie) – Pearson’s Angels, Firefly Lawn Care & Denise Renirie,Realtor; 5th – Kevin’s Roofing; 6th(tie) – Budget Blinds & Lighthouse Ladies; 8th(tie) – Northern Neck Elk’s Lodge & Maxine’s Angels; 10th – Bay Haven Landscapes.


Sept. 26

Cross Country: Lancaster at Northumberland—Northumberland’s Sarah Schindler won the ladies race with the team win going to Mathews with a score of 22 points. West Point followed with 42 and Lancaster 67. Mathews also won on the boys side with 27 points followed by Lancaster with 33 points, Northumberland 72, West Point 107 and Christchurch 129. Northumberland’s Dominc Scerbo finished the highest for the Indians in ninth place.


JV Football: King & Queen 7 at Rappahannock 6; Arcadia 12 at Lancaster 19; Colonial Beach 42 at Mathews 0


Sept. 27

Volleyball: Lancaster 3 at Essex 2—12-25, 25-23, 24-26, 25-20 and 15-10. Skylar Kellum (LANC) led the team with 17 kills and four aces, followed by July Traylor with 14 blocks, Lori Smith and Kellum each had 15 assists, Brooke Hundall had 14 digs, and Brittany Jones with 22 saves.

Essex’s Hannah Gross had 16 assists, four kills and two blocks; Savannah Wood had 11 assists, 4 kills, a block, and had a perfect service to go with an ace; Katie Parr had two digs; Jamie Thompson had seven kills and a block; Kaitlin Saunders had six kills, five blocks, a perfect service to go along with six aces; Becky Jones had a perfect service to go along with an ace; and Alaina Thibault and Tori Compton each had six kills.


Volleyball: Northumberland 3 at Colonial Beach 0—25-8, 25-13 and 25-5. Northumberland’s Haley Headley had five kills, followed by Sarah Haynie with nine assists and two digs.


Varsity Volleyball: Washington & Lee 1 at Rappahannock 3–25-12, 25-15, 25-27, and 25-14. Tori Swann (W&LE) led her team with four kills, followed by Haley Balderson with three aces, Katie Perkins and Alexa Weeks each had a block, Amanda Grimm and Balderson each had four assists, Tamara Tate had six digs and six saves. Rappahannock’s Katelin Hamilton had a perfect service, Hallie Berger had three kills, 16 assists, two saves, a block, and five aces; Kelsey Berhalter had four kills, a save, block and two aces; Carlie Clark had three kills, nine assists, a save, two blocks and five aces; Brandi Mulvena had four kills, a save and four aces; and Xenna Belfield had four kills.


JV Volleyball: Lancaster 0 at Essex 2; Northumberland 2 at Colonial Beach 1—19-25, 22-5 and 15-7; Washington & Lee 0 at Rappahannock 2—25-22, 25-21.


Field Hockey: New Kent 2 at Northumberland 1—Bridgette NcLaughlin scored for Northumberland.


JV Field Hockey: New Kent 3 at Northumberland 0


Middle School Girls Basketball: Lancaster 16 at Richmond Co. 8


Sept. 28

Football: Northampton 0 at Essex 89; Northumberland 0 at Charles City 30; Washington & Lee 31 at Windsor 9; Surry 74 at Lancaster 62; Mathews 6 at Colonial Beach 46; and Rappahannock 42 at King & Queen 12


Cross Country: Essex 19 at St. Margaret’s 37. Courtney Smith, of Essex, placed first with a time of 24:11 followed by Katherine Lecce, of St. Margaret’s, with a time of 26:22. Top 10 runners are as follows: 3-Meagan Smith (ESSX), 26:24; 4-DaAiria Harvey, (ESSX), 27:55; 5-Ember DiSpirito (ESSX), 29:15; 6-S. Ipson (ESSX), 30:12; 7-Helena Berny-Correa (SMS), 30:20; 8-Maria Diaz (SMS), 30:50; 9-Almu Corona, 31:11; 10-Kate French (ESSX), 31:15.


Sept. 29

Cross Country: Northumberland, Washington & Lee, Lancaster at Maymont Park (Invitational)—Trinity Bea (NUMB) took 11 place out of 143 runners and broke Schindler’s middle school record. The Northumberland boys’ team took 17th place, with four runners clocking their best records including India Eguiguren.


Rappahannock River Youth Football League

JV– Essex 20  Westmoreland 0

Var — Westmoreland 36  Essex 8

JV — Caroline 18  Northumberland 0

Var — Northumberland 36  Caroline 6

Var — Colonial Beach 14  Fredericksburg 6


Oct. 1

Golf: Region A Tournament (Hobbs Hole)— Essex won the Region A Championship to guarantee their spot in the Virginia High School League’s Group A State Golf Championship at Lonesome Pines Golf Course. Essex will join Rappahannock’s Chance Herbert, who shot a 80 and Dylan Dunn, 76; Northumberland’s Matthew Harris, 80; Lancaster’s Alex Nelson, 82, and Colton Hayden, 75; Mathews’s Jacob Jackson, 79; and the King William Golf Team to represent Region A in the state championship on Oct. 8-9. All of who mentioned were named to the All-Region A Team.



River Lanes and Grill

Fall League (Week 4)—Monday Night Deadwoods: 1-Coan Baptist Hit Da Headpin, 2-Hit Da Headpin and 3-Team 6; Tuesday Night Party Animals: 1-Basket Case Balls of Fire, 2-Balls of Fire and 3-The Misfits; Wednesday Night Humpday Humdingers: 1-Dunn’s Auto, 2-The Beaches and 3-Gutter Crew; Thursday AM Wild Thangs: 1-Team 5, 2-Team 3 and 3-Team 4; Friday Night Incredibowlers: 1-Senior Adventure, 2-Main St. Chevron and 3-Holy Rollers; Saturday Youth/Bantam: 1-Team 4, 2-Team 1 and 3-Team 2; and Saturday Juniors: 1-Team 4, 2-Team 2 and 3-Team 5.


Scratch Game Scores (as of Week 4)

Game: Jim Burns 231 (Men), Bridgitte Drake 245 (Women), Mike Gotch 179 (senior men), Phyllis Gootee 204 (senior women), Emma Thacker 108 (bantam) and Hezikia Williams 114 (Juniors); Series: Jim Burns and Don Powell 619 (Men) and Brigitte Drake 611 (Women), Mike Gotch 476 (senior men), Phyllis Gootee 547 (senior women), Emma Thacker 201 (bantam) and Hezikia Williams 271 (Juniors)


Scratch Game Scores (on the season)

Game: Phillip Bolling 246 (Men), Bridgitte Drake 245 (Women), David Via 212 (senior men), Phyllis Gootee 204 (senior women), Emma Thacker 108 (bantam) and Hezikia Williams 114 (Juniors); Series: Jim Burns, Don Powell and Kirk Ruddock 619 (Men) and Brigitte Drake 611 (Women), David Via 518 (senior men), Phyllis Gootee 547 (senior women), Emma Thacker 201 (bantam) and Hezikia Williams 271 (Juniors)


On Sept. 24, the Washington and Lee JV football team was able to end its four-game losing streak after defeating the King William Cavaliers 48-8.

The young Eagles were finally able to put together a complete football game not marred by mistakes and penalties.

Jerrit Sumiel had two passing touchdowns, one rushing touchdown, one fumble recovery for a score and a two point conversion.  He also was able to rush for 112 yards on 11 carries, was 2-4 for 67 yards passing, and also had two sacks.

Timmy Minor, Jeremy Saunders, and Kenneth Hall had rushing touchdowns for the Eagles. Bruce Smith and Demar Smith had receiving touchdowns for the Eagles.  Timmy Minor and Dahmaud Hyde added a two-point conversion each.

The Eagles are now 1-4 overall on the season and 0-1 in the district. They will take on Lancaster October 3 at 7:30 p.m.


Scores & results for each week’s issue of the newspaper may be submitted as soon as possible via fax 804-333-6397 or e-mail to nnnsports@lcs.net and/or no later than 8 a.m. on Monday mornings.




Essex 5-0

Rappahannock 3-2

Colonial Beach 3-2

Lancaster 3-2

Washington & Lee 3-2

Northumberland 1-4



Rappahannock 7-0, 2-0

Northumberland 5-3, 1-1

Lancaster 8-2, 2-0

Washington & Lee 3-7, 0-2

Essex 5-3, 1-1

Colonial Beach 0-11, 0-2


JV Football

Rappahannock 0-3, 0-0

Northumberland 2-0, 0-0

Colonial Beach 3-1, 1-0

Lancaster 2-2, 0-0

Washington & Lee 1-4, 0-2

Essex 2-1, 1-0


JV Volleyball

Lancaster 6-2, 1-1

Rappahannock 7-0, 2-0

Essex 8-1, 2-0

Northumberland 5-2, 1-1

Washington & Lee 3-6, 0-2

Colonial Beach 2-8, 0-2


Field Hockey

Lancaster 1-6

Northumberland 5-5

Northumberland (JV) 0-4-1


Semipro Football (Mason Dixon Football League)

Northern Neck Rivermen 4-3


Oct. 3

Cross Country: St. Margaret’s, Essex, West Point @ Washington & Lee; Northumberland at Middlesex; and King William at Lancaster, 5 p.m.

JV Football: Northumberland at Essex; Washington & Lee at Lancaster; and Colonial Beach at Rappahannock, 6:30 p.m.

Middle School Girls Basketball: Lancaster at Colonial Beach 4:30 p.m.

Field Hockey: Christchurch at St. Margaret’s 4:30 p.m.

Golf: Lancaster Middle School at Golden Eagle 4 p.m.

Middle School Soccer: Chesterfield Academy at Lancaster 4:30 p.m.


Oct. 4

Volleyball: Northumberland at Washington & Lee; Rappahannock at Lancaster; and Essex at Colonial Beach, JV- 6 p.m., VAR-7 p.m.

Middle School Girls Basketball: Montross at Richmond Co.


Oct. 5

Varsity Football: Essex at Northumberland; Lancaster at Washington & Lee (homecoming); Rappahannock at Colonial Beach (homecoming) 7 p.m.

Field Hockey: STAB at St. Margaret’s 4:30 p.m.

Volleyball: STAB at St. Margaret’s, JV-4 p.m., 5:30 p.m.


Oct. 8

Field Hockey: Christchurch at Lancaster, 6 p.m.

Golf: State Tournament at Lonesome Pines


Oct. 9

Volleyball: Essex at Rappahannock, Washington & Lee at Colonial Beach, Lancaster at Northumberland, JV-6 p.m., VAR-7 p.m.; Trinity at St. Margaret’s, JV-4 p.m., 5:15 p.m.

Middle School Girls Basketball: Montross at Colonial Beach 4:30 p.m.

Golf: State Tournament at Lonesome Pines TBD

Cross Country: St. Margaret’s at STAB (Darden Town Park) 4:30 p.m.

Field Hockey: St. Margaret’s at Covenant 5:30 p.m.

Middle School Soccer: Lancaster at Middlesex 4:30 p.m.


Oct. 10

Cross Country: Washington & Lee at West Point; Northumberland, Lancaster at Essex, 5 p.m.

JV Football: Northumberland at Washington & Lee; Lancaster at Rappahannock, Essex at Colonial Beach, 6:30 p.m.

Middle School Girls Basketball: King George at Colonial Beach 4:30 p.m.

Middle School Soccer: Lancaster at Chesterfield Academy 4:30 p.m.


Oct. 11

Volleyball: Washington & Lee at Essex; Rappahannock at Northumberland (Breast Cancer Awareness Night); and Colonial Beach at Lancaster, JV-6 p.m., VAR-7p.m.

Middle School Girls Basketball: Montross at Lancaster, Northumberland at Colonial Beach 4:30 p.m.



On Oct. 6, the Washington & Lee Alumni Flag Football Game will be held at the high school in Montross starting at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 and refreshments will be sold. Proceeds to benefit the school’s athletic department.


On Oct. 6, the fourth annual Chandler Three-Miler will be held in the Town of Montross with check in time beginning at 7 a.m. The one mile run/walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the three-mile race starting at 8 a.m. Registrations must be mailed by Oct. 4. Proceeds to benefit the school’s athletic department. For more information email vanovercb@wmlcps.org or call 804-493-8015.


On Oct. 6, the third annual Westmoreland Players Golf Tournament, in partnership with Rappahannock High School Athletics, will be held at Quinton Oaks Golf Course with Shotgun at 9 a.m. Entry Forms can be found at www.westmorelandplayers.org, the Rappahannock High School front office, or by emailing Jason Strong at jstrong@richmond-county.k12.va.us. Contact Alan Campbell at 804-529-5505, if you have any questions.


On Oct. 13, the Whelan’s Marina 5K and One-Mile Kids Run at Warsaw Fest is set to be held at Rappahannock Community College. Early entry fees are available prior to Oct. 1. To register, participants can sign up at the YMCA or visit www.peninsulaymca.org to download the registration form. For questions people may also read Clifton Wise at cwise@peninsulaymca.org


On Oct. 13, the Run for Your Life 5K, and Trick & Trot Monster Mile will be held at the Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury campus at 132 Lancaster Drive in Irvington. Because parking is limited, free shuttle service will be available from the White Stone Methodist Church parking lot at 118 Methodist Church Road in White Stone. Entrance fees for adults range from $10 to $25. Children 5 and under are free. For more information, visit http://www.embracelifeatrwc.org/5k.php.


Northern Neck Wrestling Club will be holding open enrollment for regular season on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of October.  Enrollment will be held at the Club located on Dodlyt Road from 7:30-8:30 p.m.  Regular season be run from November through March and is open for grades 1st through 8th.  For more information, please call Steven Hanks at 804-370-2191 or follow us on Facebook.


Morgan Whicker, of the Colonial Beach Volleyball Team, is named the school’s Athlete of the Month for September. This student/athlete is recognized for her performance, commitment, work ethic, leadership, sportsmanship and putting the team above herself. Each CBHS Athlete of the Month receives a free pizza coupon donated by our Domino’s Pizza.


The Virginia High School League Executive Committee approved emergency legislation by a 23-3 vote to immediately move to a six-classification group structure effective with the 2013-14 school year. Currently the league has a three-classification group.


Raise Cancer awareness: The following games are observance dates for cancer awareness by local high school volleyball teams:  on Oct. 9, Colonial Beach will host W&L; Oct. 11, Rappahannock will go and join Northumberland and W&L with Essex; Oct. 16, W&L will host Rappahannock during Melanoma Cancer Awareness Night and Lancaster will host Essex during Dig Pink Night; and Rappahannock will host Colonial Beach on Oct. 18. JV starts at 6 p.m. and JV at 7 p.m.


Booster Club: The Northumberland High School Athletic Booster Club is currently accepting applications for membership for the 2012-2013 season. This year the Boosters are offering 10 different membership options, in hopes to accommodate a wide range of students, parents and community members. All those interested in joining or renewing their membership for the 2011-2012 season should contact Michael Stevenson (mstevenson1@nucps.net) at Northumberland High School.


If you have a student who attends school in the Northern Neck District and should be considered for “On the Rise,” a feature story series to recognize students excelling in academics and on the playing field, e-mail at nnnsports@lcs.net, fax 804-333-0033 or write to Northern Neck News Attn: Sports Desk 132 Court Circle or P.O. Box 8 Warsaw, Va. 22572. Please include subject as “rnn” provide name of student, contact information and in less than 300 words why you think he or she is newsworthy. Please no phone calls.


Check out our list of Northern Neck District Standouts playing in college and professionally online. Search in the top corner of our web site “Northern Neck standouts on the next level.” If there is a standout missing on this list that should be considered, e-mail nnnsports@lcs.net, fax 804-333-0033 or write to Northern Neck News Attn: Sports Desk. Please provide name of student, what high school they graduated from and the college they attend. Please no phone calls.


Check out all of other newspapers for coverage of Northern Neck District Teams: Westmoreland News: www.westmorelandnews.net, Northern Neck News: www.northernnecknews.com and Northumberland Echo: www.northumberlandecho.com