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York County and Poquoson Weekly Sports Recap
Submitted by John Hamilton

In exciting soccer news, the York girls played three at home to start the season, as they tied their first game and won the next two. They tied Menchville 1-1 on Monday 3/11, shut out Kecoughtan 6-0 on Tuesday, and blanked Nansemond Suffolk Academy 2-0 on Thursday. This resulted in them winning the coveted Garvey Trophy! The York boys split their first two games. They defeated Warwick 4-2 at home on Monday, but the next day hosted First Colonial from Virginia Beach and lost 3-2.

In more soccer news, the Tabb boys played on Pi Day, but scored more than 3.14 goals. On Thursday, 3/14 they traveled to Suffolk to play King's Fork and won 6-0. The girls traveled there too, but had to settle for a 3-3 tie. At least it wasn't a 3.14-3.14 tie! However, three days earlier the girls visited Warwick and opened their season with a 1-0 win, in a squeaker. On Monday, the Grafton girls went to Kecoughtan and secured a 3-1 win, and the next night hosted Bethel and won 2-0. The Bruton girls hosted Churchland of Portsmouth on Thursday and endured a 3-1 loss. However, the boys also played Churchland at home, and they managed a 4-0 win.

In softball, the Tabb girls lost their opener at New Kent by a 4-2 count. The York girls had a big 12-2 home win on Wednesday against Bruton. The Grafton girls defeated Warhill that same day 3-0.

On Wednesday, 3/13 the York boys baseball squad lost their opener at home to Bruton 3-1. That same day Grafton hosted Warhill and won 3-0.

In tennis action, the York boys defeated Lakeland in Suffolk on Wednesday by a 9-0 tally. That same night the girls actually hosted Lakeland, and also won 9-0. The next night the girls traveled to Gloucester and won 9-0. On Monday, the Grafton girls hosted Midlothian from Richmond, but suffered a 9-0 setback. However, the Grafton boys traveled up to Midlothian that same night, and scored an ace of a 7-2 win. The Bruton girls hosted two distant visitors on Tuesday and Wednesday. Indian River of Chesapeake defeated them 9-0, and the next night Rappahannock drove all the way from Warsaw, Virginia to secure a 9-0 win. However, the boys defeated Indian River 9-0, and on Thursday defeated Franklin 9-0. All in all, the spring sports season looks to be an exciting one already.


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