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Va. Episcopal beats Christchurch
Despite T.J. Williams' 206 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries for Christchurch (0-1), the Seahorses lost 36-25 to Virginia Episcopal (2-0) in Lynchburg. VES trailed 25-13 in the fourth quarter but scored three touchdowns and a safety for the triumph.
Williams ran for touchdowns of 60 and 40 yards. As a linebacker, he forced two fumbles. But VES' Daniel Alexander threw three touchdown passes, including a 40-yarder to Terrance Abbitt that tied the score at 25. Alexander's 2-point conversion pass to Bennett King gave VES the lead for good at 27-25. ...
Among the many local events postponed from Friday because of Tropical Storm Hanna was the football game pitting Middlesex at Mathews, which will not count in the Tidewater District standings. It was rescheduled for 7 p.m. Monday.