Wednesday, March 27
-Stone Bridge 6, Lake Braddock 1: Stone Bridge Varsity's bats woke up today and they did so against the reigning 2012 Virginia AAA state champion Lake Braddock Bruins by winning 6-1. Stone Bridge totaled 10 hits and were led by sophomore Tanner Karafa (3 hits), senior Billy Kirkendale (2 hits) and senior Kyle Cassidy with a two-out, two-run single in the top six inning.
Also adding to the offensive production were junior Matthew Wheaton, seniors Matt Hough and Ty Percherke and freshman Dave Mocabee -- all with hits.
The combination of JB Bukauskas and Devon Perez were able to keep the Bruins quiet all day. Sophomore Bukauskas pitched well throughout going 5 2/3 innings giving up only 3 hits, 1 run, and 6 Ks. Junior Perez came in and closed the door strongly for the save.
The Bulldogs next play at home April 1 against Chantilly at 6;30 p.m.
-Woodgrove 16 Annandale 3
Loving, Conner 4
McCarthy, Kellen 7
Kendall, Jeremy 3
Reilly, Kyle 1
Weber, Sam 1
*Kyle Reilly won 18 of 22 face-offs
Saturday, March 23
-West Potomac 9, Stone Bridge 6: Stone Bridge continued its slow start to the 2013 season with a 9-6 loss to West Potomac HS in the McLean/Lake Braddock Spring Break tournament.
Senior Ty Percherke got the start on the mound and pitched very well early by facing the minimum through the first three innings. The Bulldogs offensive beginning was equally as good by scratching across a run (soph. Tanner Karafa RBI and Percherke run scored) in the 1st inning and then made the score 5-0 in the 2nd inning on two HBP and a bunt single by Matt Aderholt that was followed by a grand slam home run by senior Jake Kuzbel.
The WPHS Wolverines staged a comeback in the bottom of the 4th inning by working a couple of hits and walks into a 5-5 tie by the end of the inning. Freshman Brett Kreyer was brought in at the end of the 4th inning and pitched well through the end of the game. The Wolverines added two runs in each of the 5th and 6th innings to make the score 9-5.
Stone Bridge didn't go quietly in the top of the 7th inning with two seniors combining for a run (Marcus Schreiber 2B and Matt Hough Sac Fly RBI) but couldn't get closer and the game ended 9-6.
-Oakton 12, Woodgrove 11
Burns, Collin 1
Kendall, Jeremy 1
Loving, Conner 3
Loving, Jack 1
McCarthy, Kellen 3
Sears, Matt 2
Kendall, Jeremy 2
Loving, Conner 1
Loving, Jack 3
McCarthy, Kellen 2
Reynolds, Ryan 7
Friday, March 22
-Woodgrove 3, Loudoun Valley 0: Sophomore Kaleb Bowman went the distance for a complete-game shutout, allowing only one hit on two walks while striking out 10. Offensively, the Wolverines were led by junior Matt Jeffery, who had two hits on the night. Woodgrove plays again March 25 as they travel to take on the Freedom Eagles.
-Heritage 9, Loudoun County 1: Heritage continues its hot start to the 2013 season. Zack Hopeck pitches his 2nd complete game of the year, striking out 9 while scattering 4 hits on the night. The Pride offense got started early with 2 runs in the first with a walk and a stolen base by Lorenzo Calderon, followed by a Hopeck double to score him. Hopeck scored on a Raider error.
Nick Fuhrmann reached on an error and was driven in on a single by Brandall Peters in the 3rd. Fuhrmann drove in Lorenzo Calderon in the 4th. The Pride broke the game open in the 5th with 4 runs on hits by Matt Chapman, Jack Howard, Lorenzo Calderon, and Nick Fuhrmann. Camden Abbey scored in the 6th after leading off the inning with a double down the LF line.
Zack Hopeck - CG, 4H, 9K
Lorenzo Calderon - 1-2, 2 BB, 2 SB, 3 R, RBI
Zack Hopeck - 2-3, 2b, BB, R
Nick Fuhrmann - 2-4, 2b, R, 2 RBI
Camden Abbey - 1-4, R
Brandall Peters - 1-4, RBI
Tyler Richards - 1-3
Matt Chapman - 1-3, Sac, R, RBI
Jack Howard - 1-4, 2B, R
-McLean 5, Stone Bridge 0: The Bulldogs dropped their second game of the season. The game was a pitchers duel threw six innings between Bulldog sophomore JB Bukauskas and Highlander junior Joey Sullivan. Each were dominant with Sullivan (who threw a complete-game shutout) only allowing one hit to senior Jake Kuzbel (one walk) and Bukauskas giving up two hits along with 11Ks (and one walk).
At the end of the 6th inning, no one was able to push across a run and the score 0-0. In the top of the 7th inning, McLean was able to get to the combination of three Bulldog relief pitchers and scored their five runs off of five hits and two walks.
-Loudoun County 27, John Champe 0 (5 inn.): The fence could not contain the Lady Raiders Friday night, with 3 girls hitting home runs and contributing to the win over the Knights. Sophomore Megan Mills led the Lady Raiders in hitting with her 3-run homer. Delaney Turner had a homerun, a Double, a base hit and an RBI. Brittney Platt hit her first homerun of the season, while adding a base hit and an RBI.
Also contributing to the score was Becca Tatara with 1 Triple, 3 base hits and 4 RBI's, Kiley Jacobus with a Triple and 1 RBI, Sarah Fadeley with 1 Double, a base hit and 4 RBI's, Lyndsey Dorozynski with a Double, a base hit and 2 RBI's, Saige McGovern with a Double, a base hit and 2 RBI's, Courtney Amos with a Double, a base hit and 1 RBI, Lauren Thompson with 3 base hits and 3 RBI's, Abby Lamb with 2 base hits and an RBI, Sara Eubanks with a base hit and an RBI, Sierra Jackson with 3 base hits, and Kayleigh Kent with a base hit.
Delaney Turner struck out 12 to earn the pitching win. The Lady Raiders travel to Tuscarora for the "Battle of the 'Burg" Tuesday, April 2 at 6 p.m.
-Park View 2, Woodgrove 1
Goals: PV (Nathan Rodriguez, Paul Justiniano); W (Erik Tejeda)
Assists: PV (Amaya Frankin 2); W (Yab Hayba)
-Loudoun County 5, Freedom 0: The Lady Raiders secured their second win of the season after a long week of cold weather practices. Emily Littell placed a ball in the net in the first half on a penalty kick after a hand ball from an Eagle defender in the goalie box. The Raiders left no doubt by scoring 4 more goals in the second half.
At the seconnd half kick-off, Emily Littell weaved the ball all the way down to the opponent's 10 yard line and scored her second goal of the game unassisted. Less than five minutes later, Allison Littell secured the third goal unassisted. The last two goals were knocked in by freshman Malorie Joseph with both assists coming from Allison Littell.
The Raider defense was lead by Elise LeVan's outstanding performance of the night along with Sydney Chapman, Sydney Tegler, and Ryan Oliver. The Eagles only got off one shot in the first half thanks to the outstanding efforts of the Raider defense.
The Lady Raiders will play at Woodgrove on Tuesday, April 2. Woodgrove defeated Loudoun County in the 2012 Virginia AA state championship game.
-Loudoun County 6, Freedom 3
Thursday, March 21
-Potomac Falls 4, Loudoun County 3 (9 inn.)
-Heritage 12, Dominion 2 (6 inn.)
Zach Turner - W, 4IP, 6K, 6BB, 1 H, 2 Runs, 2 Earned Runs
Nick Fuhrmann - 1 IP, 1BB, 2K
Camden Abbey - 1 IP, 2K
Lorenzo Calderon - 3-4, 2 SB, 3 R
Zack Hopeck - 2-3, 2B, BB, 3 R, 2 RBI
Nick Fuhrmann - 3-4 2 2B, 2R, 2SB, 3RBI
Camden Abbey - 2-4, 3RBI
Jack Howard - 1-3, R
-Briar Woods 3, Tuscarora 2: The Briar Woods Falcons were able to "walk-off" on the Tuscarora Huskies on a cold night in Ashburn. With the score tied at 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth, the Falcons bats went to work. Nick Carroll led off the inning with a double over the center fielder's head. Two batters later, Michael Lord would double to center to plate pinch runner Cody Shook. Mack Ficker added 4 quality innings of relief to pick up the win. Ficker struck out 5 and only walked one. The Falcons (2-2) will travel to Sterling Friday night to take on the Potomac Falls Panthers.
THS report: The Huskies lost to the Falcons on a walk-off double in the ninth inning. Huskies starter Gavin Wall pitched 4 and 1/3 innings, scattered 4 hits, giving up 2 runs, one earned, striking out 3 and walking 2 and 1HBP. Matt Keyser took the loss, pitching the last 4 innings giving up 1 run, on 2 hits walking 3, and struck out 2 batters. Offensively the Huskies were lead by Nicky Lang 1 for 3 with 2 SB and a run scored, Kevin Kost 1 for 3 with a 2B and a run scored, Braeden Perkins 1 for 4 with an RBI, and Ben Taylor 1 for 4 with an RBI.
-Loudoun County 12, Potomac Falls 2 (5 inn.): Despite a 2-run homer by the Panthers in the first inning, the Lady Raiders remained calm and answered back, taking the lead and staying on top for the win against their longtime rival.
The Lady Raiders played tough defense to hold the Panthers to just 2 early runs, but their offense was just as impressive. Sophomore, Becca Tatara led the Lady Raiders with a home run and 3 RBIs. Adding to the score was Kiley Jacobus with 2 Doubles and 2 RBIs, Delany Turner with 2 Doubles and 2 RBIs, Kayleigh Kent with a Double and 1 RBI, Courtney Amos with 2 RBI's, Sierra Jackson with 1 RBI and Saige McGovern contributing with a Double.
-Woodgrove 16, Heritage 6
Loving, Conner - 4
Loving, Jack - 3
McCarthy, Kellen - 2
Reilly, Kyle - 2
Sears, Matt - 4
Weber, Sam - 1
Loving, Conner - 1
Loving, Jack - 5
McCarthy, Kellen - 2
Reilly, Kyle - 2
Rustand, Trey - 1
Earnshaw, Nate - 4
Reynolds, Ryan - 3
-Woodgrove 21, Heritage 1
-Louodun County 16, Potomac Falls 6: March truly has come in like a lion and seems to remain that way. During another frightfully cold evening, the Raiders hosted the Panthers. Despite the frigid temperatures, the Raiders defeated Potomac Falls, 16-6.
Scoring for the Raiders: Senior captain Haley Knudsen (6g 2a) Juniors Megan Norris (2g), Alex Lord (3g) and Julia DeBoard (1g 2a) and Freshman Katie Orrison (4g). The defense held strong, led by Goalies Maddy Wheeler (2 saves) and Madelyn Newcomb (5 saves) with assistance from Senior captain Stephanie Schulze and Sophomore Erica Beal.
-Loudoun Valley 5, Heritage 4
Singles (HHS first)
R. Harrell lost to O’Mara 4-8
B. Curley def. Slook 8-5
O. Stayrook lost to Fairfax 4-8
A. Whitehouse def. Froelich 8-1
S. Castro lost to Deleonardis 6-8
J. Miller lost to Middor 3-8
R.Harrell/B. Curley def. Fairfax/O’Mara 8-6
O. Stayrook/S. Castro def. Slook/Deleonardis 8-6
A.Whitehouse/C. Fabian lost to Middok/Froelich 5-8
-Tuscarora 6, Loudoun County 3
Wednesday, March 20
-Freedom 4, Heritage 3 (9 inn.): Freedom overcame 6 errors in the field with strong pitching and play execution to win 4-3 in nine innings. Starter Ryan Adams went 5 innings (7 K's), Stephen Ellwood 2 innings (3 K's) and Zach Newell 2 innings (5 K's) collectively scattered 8 hits over nine innings to secure the win. Sophomore catcher Garrett St Laurent caught two attempted base stealers and picked off another. Tyler Parnell executed a safety squeeze in the bottom of the ninth, scoring Jake Anderson to bring the Eagles to (3-0) on the young season.
HHS report: The Pride fall to 2-1 overall, remain 2-0 in Dulles District play. Heritage travels to Dominion March 21 for a Dulles District game.
Zack Hopeck - 1 IP, 1 H, 2K
Nick Fuhrmann - 1 IP, 0H, K
Zach Turner - 1 IP, 3BB, K, 2R, O Earned Runs
Matt Gloger - 5.2 IP, 4BB, 5K, 1H, 2R, 1ER
Lorenzo Calderon - 1-4, 1b, BB, OBE
Nick Fuhrmann - 2-4, R
Camden Abbey - 1-4, RBI
Brandall Peters - 2-3, R, SB
Tyler Richards - 1-3, BB
Zach Turner - 1-4, 1b
-Tuscarora 8, Millbrook 3: Tuscarora evens their record to 2-2 with a non-district win over Millbrook. Liam Marshall Brown pitched a complete game, striking out 5, walking 3 and gave up 3 runs, 1 earned, for the win on the mound. Offensively for the huskies, Ryan Wilson was 2 for 4 with a SB and run scored, Brady Kaplan was 2 for 3 with 1 RBI, Gavin Wall was 2 for 3 with a run scored, Dominick Marinelli was 1 for 3 with 2 RBIs, Nicky Lang was 1 for 3 with 2 RBIs and Braeden Perkins was 1 for 1 with SB and a run scored.
-Thomas Jefferson 6, Stone Bridge 4: Stone Bridge opened its 2013 season with a loss to Thomas Jefferson. The Bulldogs showed some unexpected early rust by committing four errors and found themselves down 3-0 after the 1st inning and 5-2 after two.
Junior Devon Perez pitched well scattering six hits over five innings and struck out seven Colonial batters (walked none). The Bulldogs fought back to make it 5-4 in the 4th inning with hits from senior Jake Kuzbel, Matt Hough and a 2-RBI single by Aidan Donovan. The offense was mounting another charge in the 5th but the Colonial defense turned a nice 5-4-3 double play to end the inning. Senior Doug Paccione pitched a solid sixth inning to keep things close but the Bulldogs could not keep things going and dropped the game 6-4.
SBHS continues Liberty District play at home March 22 against the McLean Highlanders.
Devon Perez - 5 innings, 7 Ks, 0 BB
Aidan Donovan - 2 rbi
Luke Fitzgerald - 1 rbi
-Stone Bridge 3, Battlefield 1
-Briar Woods 4, Loudoun Valley 0
-Stone Bridge 1, Robinson 1 (OT): Robinson junior forward Filip Mayernick scored with 3:30 to play in the first half to take a 1-0 lead into halftime. Stone Bridge junior forward Eamon Finan tied the game off an assist from sophomore midfielder Paul Schierling to tie the game with 17:35 to play in regulation. Both teams created chances to win the match but could not capitalize.
Bulldog Senior goalkeeper Gene Yim was once again strong in goal registering 15 saves, several point blank shots to thwart a Robinson win. Stone Bridge now stands at 1-0-1 on the season. The Bulldogs are off until April 2 when they host South County in a make-up game from March 12.
-Freedom 3, Woodgrove 2
Goals: FHS (Andrew Skaer, Kevin Andrade 2); WHS (Ian Fuller, Nick Dodson)
Assists: FHS (Ross Gizzard 2); WHS (Ian Fuller, Yab Hayba)
-Briar Woods 7 Loudoun Valley 0: Playing on back-to-back nights, the Lady Falcons were firing on all cylinders winning 7-0. BW was led in scoring by Emma Quirk who had 4 goals, Sammy Barta had 1 goal, Mia Venkat had 1 goal and McKensey Ziegler had another. Rayven Conner, Emma Quirk, Sammy Barta and Kaleigh Chiodini each had an assist. In the net, both Tori Riopelle and Kara McDonald kept a clean slate with Riopelle having 4 saves and McDonald having 3 saves.
-Stone Bridge 2, Robinson 0: The Bulldogs (2-0) defeated the Rams on the road. Stone Bridge scored less than 8 minutes into the game. Junior midfielder Gracie DeGooyer passed the ball to senior forward Murielle Tiernan, who sent the ball into the upper corner of the goal. The ball hit the crossbarand went straight down into the goal. Twelve minutes later, senior forward Ashley Herndon dribbled through three Robinson defenders before laying the ball off to Tiernan for her second goal of the night.
Freshman midfielder Lindsay Gallagher helped DeGooyer to control the ball in the middle. Junior goalkeeper Natalie Grundler earned a shutout and recorded 5 saves. Senior defenders Ariana Alston and Carson Cyphers, along with freshman defender Briana Alston contributed to the Bulldogs' shutout.
Goals: Tiernan (2)
Assists: DeGooyer, Herndon
Saves: Grundler (5)
-Heritage 13, Tuscarora 7: The Pride defeated their cross-town rival in a non-district game. Heritage opens Dulles District play March 21 against Woodgrove.
-Tuscarora 7, Heritage 2
Singles (HHS first)
R. Harrell lost to N. Huet 4-8
B. Curly def. D. Ahmed 8-4
A. Whitehouse def. S. Vachhani 8-6
J. Miller lost to W. Patton 2-8
T. Carlat lost to A. Gurdamraj 1-8
T. Adusumilli lost to R. Todd 6-8
R.Harrell/B.Curley lost to N.Huet/D.Ahmed 5-8
J.Tanner/J.Miller lost to S.Vachhani/W.Patton 2-8
A.Whitehouse/C.Fabian lost to A.Gurdamraj/R.Todd 6-8
-McLean 7, Stone Bridge 2: The Bulldogs slipped to 4-2 overall and 3-2 in the AAA Liberty District. Stone Bridge will host Marshall on April 1 after spring break.
Singles (SB first)
1. Emily Morgan vs Anna Pelak 0-8
2. Samantha Venable vs. Savana Graham 0-8
3. Rebecca Shaw vs Ellie Capozzi 3-8
4. Danielle Mostert vs. Nicole Bruner 2-8
5. Alex Wang vs. Claire Ridgely 5-8
6. Sahithi Kalvakota vs Emily Karl 8-0
1. Morgan/Shaw vs Pelak/Graham 0-8
2. Venable/Wang vs Capozzi/Bruner 6-8
3. Mostert/Kalvakota vs. Karl/Ilana Lissan 8-4
Tuesday, March 19
-Herndon 6, Broad Run 5
-Stone Bridge 8, Thomas Jefferson 1
-Briar Woods 6, Woodgrove 0
Goals: BW (M. Barry 2, T. Grace, C. Aziz, C. Merino, G. Verfurth)
Assists: BW (J. Grace 2, C. Aziz, G. Verfurth, D. Zeitoun)
-Briar Woods 2, Woodgrove 1: Briar Woods and Woodgrove both opened up there district play tonight with Briar Woods coming out on top 2-1, beating the reigning state champion Wolverines. The Lady Falcons open the scoring in the 1st half with a goal from Kira Warner assisted by Emma Quirk. Briar Woods scored in the 2nd half from a free kick from Rayven Conner, then went on to win the fierce game. The defense was led in the back by Lauren Kelly and Nikki Batt, also goalie Tori Riopelle who did a great job tonight in the net.
-Loudoun County 18, Patriot 11: Due to late winter snow and closed schools for Prince William County, Loudoun County traveled to Patriot on Tuesday to make up the Monday game. Though the Lady Raiders went from hosting to visiting, they were able to remain successful with a final score of 18–11.
Scoring for the Raiders: Senior captain Haley Knudsen (5g 4a), juniors Megan Norris (2g), Alex Lord (2g) and Rachel Conway (1g), sophomore Erica Beal (3g, 1a) and freshman Katie Orrison (5g). The defense held strong, led by goalie Maddy Wheeler ( 11 saves) with assistance from senior Ashlee Bowers and freshman Jessi Rowell.
The Lady Raiders will host Potomac Falls on March 21 at 6 p.m.
-John Champe 8, Clarke County 1: First-year Champe improved to 3-1 in its inaugural season.
-Langley 9, Stone Bridge 0: Stone Bridge lost a tough match to district opponent Langley with an overall score of 0-9, handing the Bulldogs their first loss of the season. SB is now 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the district.
1. Emily Morgan vs Sydney Goodson 1-10
2. Samantha Venable vs. Melissa Parks 4-10
3. Rebecca Shaw vs Jenny Liu 3-10
4. Danielle Mostert vs. McKenzie Malpede 0-10
5. Alex Wang vs. Vivan Louthan 0-10
6. Sahithi Kalvakota vs Avani Hedge 9-11
1. Morgan/Shaw vs Goodson/Parks 1-8
2. Venable/Mostert vs. Liu/Malpede 3-8
3. Wang/Kalvakota vs. Louthan/Hegde 6-8
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