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Sept. 4: High school roundup
Tabb absorbed a painful season-opening lesson from last year's state Division 4 runners-up, losing 66-12 on Friday night at Amherst.
The Lancers, from near Lynchburg, scored 42 points in the second quarter, taking a 57-12 halftime lead. They returned three Tabb fumbles and an interception for touchdowns.
Tabb's touchdowns came on a 71-yard run by Chris Junio and a 64-yard pass from Patrick Corbett to Chris Ham. The Tigers completed just three passes, and their other three attempts were intercepted.
Junio had 88 yards on 16 carries. Kirby Anderson and Josh Braxton each scored two touchdowns for Amherst.
More footballRJ Edwards scored touchdowns from 1 and 20 yards, and David Cooper returned a fumble for 58 yards with 2:39 left in the third quarter in Windsor's 28-0 win at home against Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. Austin Winkles blocked a field-goal attempt with 6:32 left in the first half. ...
West Point breezed to a 55-6 home victory over King and Queen Central in the opener for both. ...
Christopher Romer rushed for 79 yards and a touchdown, including 60 yards and a touchdown on the clinching drive, as Chincoteague (1-1) topped Hampton Roads Academy 21-14 in Newport News. Freshman Ty Smith led the Navigators with 48 yards and a score.
Boys soccerAdam Gilley scored with about four minutes left in the second overtime, lifting Walsingham Academy (2-0, 1-0 TCIS) to a 6-5 double-overtime win over Cape Henry (0-3, 0-1). Gilley scored twice and had two assists for the Trojans, while Connor McGregor had two goals. ... Eric Hodges scored twice to lead Denbigh Baptist to an 8-2 road victory over Summit Christian. Evan Keyes and Josh Taylor each had a goal and an assist for the Minutemen (2-0). ... Jordan Bailey scored four goals and Nicholas Kohnert three as Bethel Christian (3-0 overall and Old Dominion Association of Church Schools) knocked off four-time defending state champion Great Hope 7-0. ... Heath Price returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and Isle of Wight rolled to a 30-0 home victory over Hargrave Military Academy. Daniel Brown returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the first quarter for the Chargers (2-0). Price rushed for 177 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries.
Girls volleyballGreat Hope defeated Bethel Christian 25-7, 25-14, 25-21.
GolfJamestown took the top three individual spots in Wednesday's Bay Rivers District match and extended its overall regular-season lead.
Ben Meadows and Bruce Cordelli shared the medal by firing 69s at Cypress Creek Golfers' Club in Smithfield, and fellow Eagle Seth Nooe was third at 71.
Grafton's Royce Kim and Jamestown's Victoria Newbury shared fourth at 72.
Jamestown's top four combined for a 281, followed by Grafton at 303, with New Kent third at 321.
The Eagles have a 1,970 total through seven rounds, 59 shots better than Lafayette. Grafton is third, 96 strokes behind the Eagles. Lafayette's Nick Shedd leads the individual standings.
Girls tennisElise Cruz won a close match at No. 6 singles, overcoming Janaki Barot 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (12-10) as Bishop Sullivan edged Nanesmond-Suffolk Academy 5-4.