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York County and Poquoson Weekly Sports Recap
Submitted by John Hamilton

The month of January is a busy time for local high school sports. The York boys wrestling team won an away match on Tuesday, 1/8 by a 44- 24 score. They are now 3- 1-0 on the season. The Grafton squad defeated Bruton 68-21, but lost to Jamestown 63-12. They have a 2-3-0 record so far this season.

The Tabb boys basketball squad split a pair of home games this week. On Saturday, 1/5 they lost to Walsingham Academy by a 80-57 margin. However, they rebounded on Wednesday, 1/9 with a 57-45 win over visiting Jamestown. The Tabb girls won twice. On Tuesday, 1/8 they traveled to New Kent and won a defensive tussle 37-34, and two nights later they hosted York and won convincingly 55- 21.

The York boys played three games in a span of five days. On Monday, 1/7 they lost at home to Denbigh 60-54. On Wednesday they ventured into Poquoson and won by a 60-47 count. On Friday they traveled to Bruton and lost 63-52. In addition to their loss at Tabb, the York girls hosted Bruton on Tuesday, 1/8 and won 34-28. However, on Friday they hosted Lafayette and lost 37-25.

The Grafton boys won twice more to move to an impressive 10-1 so far this season. On Wednesday, 1/9 they traveled to Lafayette and won 44-30, and on Friday they visited Warhill and won in a runaway 62-26. The girls squad lost 40-29 at home.

The Nandua boys team traveled all the way from the Eastern Shore to play Poquoson, and the Bull Islanders secured a solid 60-38 victory. The Nandua girls team also visited Poquoson, and the Lady Bull Islanders also won, this time by a 55-16 tally. However, the next night the girls visited Jamestown and lost 66- 19.

On Wednesday the Bruton boys secured a 69-52 home win over Smithfield. On Thursday the girls played host and were edged out by New Kent 42-40.

On Friday the Summit Christian Acacemy boys won 64-56 as they welcomed Brunswick Academy all the way from Lawrenceville, Virginia. However, earlier in the week on Tuesday they had a rough night, as they visited Great Bridge Christian Academy in Chespeake and lost 50-13. The girls squad lost to the same two schools, but they are working hard each week to improve the team.


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