York softball, Lafayette baseball and Bruton boys soccer all win season openers, plus Garvey tournament results and pairings.
York 6 Warhill 5
Maddie Rogerson finished 3-4 at the plate with 4 RBIs, including a go-ahead 3-RBI homerun in the fifth inning as York held on to beat Warhill, 6-5, Wednesday. The Lions, led by Bridget Henzel (1-3, 2B, 2 runs), rallied for two runs in the final frame before coming up one run short.
Lafayette 5 New Kent 3
Lafayette scored four runs in the bottom of the second inning to pull away from New Kent and earn a 5-3 season-opening victory Wednesday afternoon. Daniel Blankenship pitched five innings of three-hit ball to earn the win, while Austin Cohn finished 4-4 from the plate with 2 RBIs to lead the Rams.
Bruton 1 Phoebus 0
Josh Copeman scored on an assist from Andrew Maeso in the second half to give Bruton’s boys soccer team a 1-0 win over Phoebus in the Panthers’ season opener Wednesday night.
Warhill 1 Nansemond River 0
Vicky Underwood’s goal on an assist from Lindsey Williams helped Warhill’s girls soccer as Warhill’s girls soccer team overcame Nansemond River 1-0 in their season opener Wednesday night. Lions coach Todd Williams added that his team got a great defensive effort from Shaye Doherty, Tammy Stauffer and Raven Sickal as well.
Christine Garvey Memorial Tournament
Boys Varsity Bracket A
Grafton 3 Gloucester 1
Poquoson 2 Kecoughtan 2
Boys Varsity Bracket B
York 0 Woodside 0
Menchville 3 Denbigh 1
Girls Varsity Bracket A
York 4 Kecoughtan 1
Gloucester 1 Grafton 0
Girls Varsity Bracket B
Woodside 7 Denbigh 0
Menchville 3 Poquoson 0
Thursday’s Varsity Pairings (no finals will be played to due Tuesday’s cancellations):
Poquoson vs. Menchville, 5:30 p.m., Poquoson Middle
Gloucester vs. Woodside, 7:30 p.m., Poquoson Middle
Grafton vs. Denbigh, 5:30 p.m., Kiln Creek
Kecoughtan vs. York, 7:30 p.m., Kiln Creek
Grafton vs. Denbigh, 5:30 p.m., Bailey Field
York v. Woodside, 7:30 p.m., Bailey Field
Kecoughtan vs. Poquoson, 5:30 p.m., Passage Elementary
Gloucester vs. Menchville, 7:30 p.m., Passage Elementary