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York County and Poquoson Weekly Sports Report
Submitted by John Hamilton

Recap16May imageSaturday night saw storms in our area and even a tornado in Suffolk. Meanwhile, some of our local high school sports teams are storming through the month of May, and one soccer match even saw a forfeit. The Tabb boys are now 13-3. They visited Poquoson on Friday, 5/3 and won 6-2. However, on Monday, 5/6 they hosted Grafton but lost by the exact same score. The next night they hosted Warhill and won 21-2. This was the second time in under a week they scored at least 20 runs at home. Strangely, on Friday they visited Grafton and won a defensive thriller 1-0. On Thursday, 5/2 the Tabb girls hosted Poquoson and won 19-0, and the very next night visited Poquoson and won 19-1. However, on Monday they hosted Grafton and lost 7-4. The next night they hosted Warhill and bounced back in a 2-0 squeaker. On Thursday, they traveled to play the Maggie L. Walker Governor's School in Richmond, and won 9-2. They ended the week on Friday by visiting Grafton, and again lost, this time 4-2. The Tabb girls are now 13-5 on the season. The York boys doubled their number of wins this season. On Monday, they visited Bruton and lost 3-2. However, on Wednesday they visited Jamestown and won 7-6, and on Friday they visited Warhill and won 8-4. They are now 4-11 on the year. The York girls also visited Jamestown on Wednesday and also won, this time by a 5-4 margin. On Friday, they visited Warhill, but lost 7-1. The York girls are now 7-7 on the year. On Friday, 5/3 the Grafton boys visited New Kent and lost 5-3. On Wednesday, 5/8 they visited Bruton and won 19-1. They are now a strong 14- 3 on the season. The girls also visited New Kent that same day and lost, but by a 5-4 count. On Wednesday, they also visited Bruton, but won by a 10-0 count. They are now a strong 13-2 on the season. The Poquoson boys lost at home Tuesday to Jamestown 6-1, but defeated Smithfield at home the next night 5-4. Finally, they lost at Bruton Friday 2-0. The Poquoson girls lost at home 5-4 to Jamestown on Tuesday and 15-10 at home to Smithfield the following day. However, on Friday they visited Bruton and won 13-3. The Bruton girls ventured all the way out to West Point on Monday, only to lose a 12- 11 heartbreaker.

On the soccer pitch, the Tabb boys visited Bruton and won 3-0 on Tuesday, while the girls hosted Bruton the same day and won 11-0. The York boys went out to New Kent on Monday and won 3-2, but on Thursday they visited Smithfield and lost 3-0. The York girls hosted the same two schools the same two days, and won 3-0 and 2-1, respectively. The Grafton boys hosted Smithfield on Tuesday and lost 2-1, but hosted Hanover from Mechanicsville the next night and won 3-1. The Grafton girls visited Smithfield on Tuesday and won by that same 2-1 count, drove up to Hanover in Mechanicsville Wednesday and lost 5-0, and hosted New Kent on Friday and won 5-1. The Poquoson boys visited Lafayette on Tuesday and lost 2-1. The previous night the Poquoson girls had hosted Lafayette and lost 1-0. The Bruton boys were scheduled to play the Greensville County Eagles all the way from Emporia, but the game was never played and Bruton won by forfeit 1-0. The Bruton girls hosted Arcadia High School all the way from Oak Hall on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and won 5-2.

In tennis, the Tabb boys visited Gloucester on Wednesday and won 9-0, while the girls hosted Gloucester the same day and won 9-0. Lastly, on Monday, the Bruton girls lost at home to Rappahannock 8-1. The weather report for the second half of May looks pretty pleasant, and the playoffs are almost upon us.


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