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York County and Poquoson Weekly Sports Recap
Submitted by John Hamilton

January isn't keeping our local high schools from contesting their exciting swim meets. Thankfully, all of the pools are located inside the buildings. On Saturday, January 26th the Grafton boys lost to Jamestown 68-25. However, they secured their first victory of the season the same day by defeating Lafayette 50-44. Their record is now 1-3. Against the same two schools, the girls lost to Jamestown 66-28 and to Lafayette 51-43 to fall to 0-4 on the season.

On Friday, January 18th the Tabb boys hosted Smithfield and won handily 71-55 to move to an impressive 12-2 on the season. The York girls lost at home on Thursday, 1/17 at home to Grafton by a 46-35 count. On Saturday, 1/26 they visited Lafayette and lost again this time 52-31. The Grafton girls have caught fire and turned their season around in a hurry. They were 6-8 on the year, but have won their last four contests. They defeated Poquoson and Jamestown at home, and then won against York and New Kent on the road. The outstanding Grafton boys squad moved to 15-1 as they won five consecutive games against Poquoson, Jamestown, York, Louisa County, and New Kent.The Louisa County game even featured a long bus ride up to central Virginia.

The Poquoson girls lost to Warhill 59-34 at home on Thursday, 1/17 and to Middlesex 48-28 two nights later. The Middlesex team took quite a scenic bus ride to visit our region. The boys squad traveled to Warhill on Friday, 1/18 but lost 57-49. The Bruton girls lost two home games, one to Lafayette and one to Jamestown, to fall to 3-13 on the year. The boys lost to Lafayette, but managed to pull off a close 57- 54 win at Jamestown.

The Summit Christian Academy boys won two of their recent three contests. On Tuesday, 1/22 they visited and defeated the other SCA (Suffolk Christian Academy) by a 44-35 count. Two nights later they defeated SpiritHomeSchool, who traveled all the way from Richmond, by a 50-33 score. However, the next night they traveled to Chesapeake and lost to Veritas Collegiate Academy 45-36. The girls squad also played the same three teams at the same three locations, and unfortunately lost all three games.


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