Sunday, December 4, 2022

Walsingham Academy Varsity Soccer Team To Compete in State Championship

(Courtesy of Walsingham Academy Athletics)

WILLIAMSBURG — The Walsingham Academy Trojans varsity boys soccer team will travel to City Stadium in Richmond to compete against Wakefield for the team’s first-ever Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) Division III championship title Friday.

The school announced the team advanced to the state championship after its 2-1 victory over Veritas Tuesday in the VISAA Semifinals. Walsingham senior Keith Cardenas scored the Trojans’ first goal of the game with an assist by fellow senior Ethan Hayes, and the second goal was scored by Trojan junior William Patterson with an assist from eighth-grader Luke Stensland.

Walsingham’s second goal secured the victory to send the team to the state championship to be played Nov. 11 at 3 p.m.

“Coach Bailey, Walsingham Academy Athletic Director since 2013, and Coach Cook, Head Coach since 2019, work together, dedicating their energies to developing the program and fostering this exceptional group of student-athletes. They have established leadership on and off the field and look forward to the No. 1 ranked Trojans’ victory Friday afternoon,” Walsingham Academy said in a press release.

The Walsingham Academy roster

  • Cooper Bailey
  • Keith Cardenas
  • Devin Hayes
  • Ethan Hayes
  • Maxwell Lubsen
  • Christopher Moulton
  • Christopher Park
  • Jason Park
  • William Patterson
  • Marshall Perry
  • Carter Perry
  • Raleigh Pilcher
  • Liam Popov
  • Sebastian Sanness
  • Luka Schwab
  • Luke Stensland
  • Roland Tilk
  • Daniel Vantran
  • Peter Vishton
  • Hayden Zima

For more information on Walsingham Academy’s Athletics, check out the school’s official website.

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