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York County and Poquoson Weekly Sports Report
Submitted by John Hamilton

Recap23May imageThe second half of May is upon us, and the cool spring breezes have suddenly turned to high Virginia humidity. However, the playoffs are here, and the athletes are still ready for some heated postseason contests. In tennis news, the Tabb boys began their playoffs Wednesday at home with a 5-0 win over Lakeland High School of Suffolk. The Tabb girls began their playoffs that same day at home with a 5-0 win over I.C Norcom High School of Portsmouth. The York boys played New Kent on Wednesday and won 5-0, and played Southampton on Thursday and again won 5-0. The York girls hosted Lakeland on Wednesday and won 5-0, and the next day hosted Tabb and won 5-1.

The Tabb boys baseball team keeps rolling along in the regular season, as they won three more to move to 16- 3 on the season. On Wednesday, May 15th, they visited Jamestown and won 9-2. The next day they hosted Bruton and cruised to an 11-0 win. Finally, the next day they visited Lafayette and won 7-3. The Tabb girls visited Jamestown the day before the boys did, and won 12- 1. On Thursday they also hosted Bruton, and also cruised to a victory, but this time by an 18-1 score. The Tabb girls are now 15- 5 on the season. The York boys hosted three schools in three days. On Wednesday, they beat Poquoson and won 8-5, the next day beat New Kent 6-5, but lost the following day 5-3 to Smithfield. The York girls also hosted Poquoson on Wednesday and won 12- 2, and also hosted New Kent the next day, but lost a close one 3-2. The Grafton boys defeated Lafayette 4-2 at home on Wednesday, while the Grafton girls hosted the same school and won 10- 0. On Friday, both squads visited Warhill, with the boys pitching a 10-0 shutout and the girls winning 5-3. The Grafton boys now have the same 16-3 record as the Tabb boys, and the Grafton girls are 15-2. The Poquoson boys lost at home Tuesday 6-1 to Lafayette. The Poquoson girls lost 9-7 at home Monday versus Lafayette.

Recap23May image2To the soccer pitch we go, and the Tabb boys had one shutout win, but lost three close games by one goal each time. On Thursday, 5/9, they ventured to the Maggie L. Walker Governor's School in Richmond and lost 5-4. On Monday, 5/13, they hosted Jamestown and lost 1-0. They traveled to Woodside Wednesday and won 3-0, and Friday they visited Warhill and lost another 1-0 decision. On Tuesday, 5/7, the Tabb girls hosted Bruton and won 11-0. On Monday, 5/13, they lost at Jamestown 4-0, and Wednesday the Maggie L. Walker team drove down from Richmond and Tabb won 6-1. The York Falcon boys visited Poquoson on Monday and won 3-1, while the York Lady Falcons hosted Poquoson that same day and settled for a 1-1 tie. On Tuesday, the Grafton boys visited Lafayette and won 4-1, but on Friday visited New Kent and lost a heartbreaker 1-0. The Grafton girls hosted Lafayette on Tuesday and won 3-2. On Thursday, Poquoson hosted Granby from across the tunnels in Norfolk, and the home team secured a close 2-1 win. The two girls squads also faced off that day, and the home team prevailed in a 1-0 defensive contest. The Bruton boys tied Wednesday 1-1 at Denbigh, but hosted New Kent on Thursday and lost 4-2. The Bruton girls visited Lafayette on Thursday and lost 8-0.

The athletes will continue their regular season and playoff runs this week.


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