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York County and Poquoson Weekly Sports Recap
Submitted by John Hamilton

In addition to other sports, York County and Poquoson feature some fine 'academic athletes' or 'mathletes' that competed recently. York High School won a Scholastic Bowl competition against Lafayette by a 260-155 score. York is now 7-2 on the season, and the State Championships will be contested on February 23rd at the College of William and Mary.

The Tabb boys basketball team had themselves quite a winter week, as they won three games to run their season record to a lofty 11-2 mark. On Friday, 1/11 they hosted New Kent and won handily 84-48. Then they traveled to York on Monday and won 78-64, and on Wednesday defeated host Lafayette 68-51. On Thursday the Tabb girls won their third straight by defeating Lafayette at home 53-31 to move to 8- 6 on the season.

In addition to losing to Tabb, the York boys also lost on Wednesday, 1/16 at home to Smithfield 50-38. Then they traveled to Grafton on Friday and lost 71-33. The York girls lost two away contests. On Monday they ventured all the way to Colonial Heights near Petersburg, but lost 61-50. The next night they spent more time on the bus, as they went to Smithfield, but again lost 49-23.

The Grafton boys are also having a banner year in hoops, as they are now 13-1. They won on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. First they defeated Poquoson at home 44-28, followed by an away game at Jamestown 68-44, and then the aforementioned home win against York. The Grafton girls won at home on Thursday, 1/10 against Poquoson 62-31, and five days later in a home squeaker against Jamestown 39-37.

In a thriller for the home fans, Poquoson just edged Jamestown 51- 50 on Friday, 1/11. However, the next Friday they had to travel to Warhill's home turf and lost 57-49.

The Bruton boys won at home against Warhill on Wednesday, 1/16 by a 62-55 count, but lost the next night 50-39 at Lafayette. The Bruton girls lost at Warhill 53-24 on Tuesday, and at home two nights later against Lafayette 46-35.

 





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