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York County and Poquoson Weekly Sports Report
Submitted by John Hamilton

Recap2May imageApril is drawing to a close, and May along with the playoffs will be here before we know it. On Wednesday, April 25th the 4th Annual Bay River District Track and Field Meet took place. Out of ten teams, the Tabb boys took home the First Place Trophy, while the girls gathered the Second Place Trophy.

On Thursday, April 18th the Tabb boys baseball team hosted New Kent and won by a 12-2 score. On Monday, 4/22 they traveled out to Smithfield and settled for a tough 5-4 loss, but the next night they visited York and won 12-5. Tabb is now a strong 7-2 on the season. Meanwhile, the Tabb girls softball team had quite a week with three big road victories to extend its win streak to five games. On Monday they defeated Smithfield 12-2, on Tuesday they beat York 11-1, and on Thursday they shutout Lafayette 10-0. They are also 7-2 on the season. The Grafton boys secured a pair of 7-0 wins to move to 10-1 on the year. They matched up against Poquoson at home on Wednesday, and the next night played at Jamestown's home turf. Not to be overshadowed, the girls are now 9-1 on the year. They hosted Poquoson on Wednesday and won 16-6, and traveled up to Jamestown on Thursday and won 8-2. The Poquoson boys also lost to Warhill on Monday 14-4, and at Grafton on Wednesday 7-0. The girls lost at home to Warhill on Monday 15-0, and at Grafton on Wednesday 16-6. The Bruton boys lost at home to Lafayette on Monday 11-1, and at New Kent on Wednesday 12-1. The girls lost three times during the week to Lafayette, New Kent, and Warhill. The Summit Christian Academy boys won at home on Monday against Denbigh Baptist Christian 8-1. However, on Tuesday they visited USA Homeschool in Smithfield and lost a 1-0 defensive tussle. Then on Thursday they trekked all the way to the Richmond region and lost 15-5 to the Central Virginia Disciples team.

In soccer action, on Friday, 4/19 the Tabb boys hosted Lafayette and lost 4-1. Three days later on Monday, they were shutout at Smithfield 2-0. The Tabb girls finally lost their first match of the season, a 4-2 home score against Smithfield on Monday. The York boys tied Grafton at home on Monday 2-2, and visited Lafayette on Wednesday and won 2-1. The girls visited Grafton on Tuesday and lost 2-1, and then lost a home shutout 1-0 to Lafayette on Thursday. On Thursday the Grafton boys drove way up to King George High School, but the trip was worth it as they returned to The County with a 1-0 shutout victory. On Thursday, 4/18 the Poquoson boys visited New Kent and won 3-0. The next Monday they hosted Mathews and won 2-0, but on Tuesday they hosted Warhill and lost 1-0. On Tuesday the girls traveled to Warhill and secured the 4-0 shutout.

On the tennis courts, Tabb visited Grafton on Tuesday and lost 9-0, but bounced back on Thursday with a 7-2 win at home against Bruton. The girls played the same two schools on the same two days. They hosted Grafton and won 6-3, and they visited Bruton and won 9-0. They have netted wins in their last six matches. The Grafton boys are still undefeated as they beat Woodside 9-0 at home on Wednesday and won 6-3 at Smithfield on Thursday. The girls went to Woodside on Wednesday and won 8-1, but lost at home to Smithfield on Thursday 6- 3. On Tuesday the Poquoson boys traveled to Bruton and won 8-1, and the next day hosted Lafayette and squeaked by 5-4. On Tuesday the girls hosted Bruton and won 8-1, and on Thursday visited Lafayette and won 6-3. The weather is expected to get considerably warmer this week, and it may be a factor as the athletes have to learn to deal with it.


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