1:26 AM EDT, May 3, 2013
Poquoson earned a 4-0 shutout victory Thursday at York, forcing a four-way tie for first place in the Bay Rivers District.
The Falcons' loss left York, Warhill, Lafayette and New Kent in a deadlock.
Ryan Darnell got the victory and batted 2-for-2, scoring a run and driving in one.
Brandon Harvell, who batted 3-for-3, had half of the Falcons' hits. ...
Eli Evans hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to give Smithfield a 6-5 win over Grafton, keeping the Clippers from joining four teams atop the BRD.
Keanu Carr walked with two out and stole second, then scored on Evans' drive between third base and shortstop. ...
New Kent continued its recent excellence, scoring eight third-inning runs to pave an 11-0 road win against Jamestown.
Peninsula District baseball:
Austin Fields batted 2-for-2 and was one of four pitchers to combine for a five-inning no-hitter as Menchville beat visiting Heritage 12-0.
The Monarchs (14-3, 12-3 Peninsula District) got a pair of RBI from Emory Chopp. ...
Hampton rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Warwick 6-4 and stay in a three-way tie for first place in the Peninsula District.
The Crabbers tied the score with three runs in the fourth and went ahead for good with two in the fifth.
Thomas Chisam pitched a no-hitter and struck out 14 in seven innings as Walsingham Academy beat Peninsula Catholic 6-0 in Newport News.
He also had a big day on offense, going 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI for the Trojans (9-9, 4-4 Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools). ...
Hunter Triplett went 5-for-5, drove in two runs and scored three runs in Isle of Wight Academy’s 13-3 win over Broadwater Academy.
Sydney Gay struck out nine and went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run in Smithfield’s 3-1 win over Grafton. ...
The Rogerson sisters sparked York (9-5 Bay Rivers) to a 4-1 home win over Poquoson.
Molly Rogerson pitched all seven innings for the win and had a hit, a run and an RBI. Maddie Rogerson was 2-for-2 with a double, a run and an RBI for the Falcons, who scored three first-inning runs. ...
New Kent (11-2) survived a Jamestown comeback to beat the Eagles 7-6 in nine innings.
Jamestown trailed 6-1 but forced extra innings by scoring twice in the fifth and three times in the seventh. ...
Warwick (13-3, 13-2 Peninsula) beat Hampton 4-2 behind Emily Salsberry's 10 strikeouts. ...
Macy Mears batted 4-for-4 and drove in five runs to boost Nansemond-Suffolk Academy past Norfolk Christian 10-0.
Andrew Mortensen and Justin Chamberlain netted second-half goals to keep Gloucester in contention for a share of the Peninsula District crown with a 2-0 home win against Phoebus.
If the Dukes win Tuesday against Warwick while Kecoughtan defeats Menchville, that would force a three-way tie for the top spot.
Chelsea Marcombe scored two goals in Walsingham Academy’s 3-1 win over Peninsula Catholic. ...
Emilee Jones and Juliana Dujon scored to lift Hampton Christian (4-5-1, 4-3-1 Metro Conference) past StoneBridge 2-0 in a Metro Conference match. ...
Jennifer Pandolf had three goals and two assists as York (8-1-1, 5-1 Bay Riveres) breezed past Lafayette 9-1. ...
Oksana Nix netted two goals in Warwick's 4-0 win against Bethel.
Jamestown's depth prevailed as the Eagles defeated Bruton 6-3 in a showdown of teams that came into the day undefeated in the Bay Rivers District.
Bruton's Kurt Mittmann and Patrick Riley won at the top two singles spots and at No. 1 doubles.
But the Eagles' lower four starters -- 220-pound Austrian Fabian Schleicher, Derrick Neilson, Rohan Kohli and Brad Mahaffey -- each won routinely in singles and doubles to give the Eagles control of the BRD race. ...
Also in the BRD, Lafayette beat Tabb 7-2 and Grafton handled Warhill 8-1.
York (7-1, 6-1 Bay Rivers District) continued to improve its hopes of qualifying for the Region I tournament, beating New Kent 7-2 despite having only six players available. ...
Also in the BRD, Lafayette shut out Tabb 9-0, setting up the Rams' clash at Jamestown Friday that should decide the league championship. Hillary Bryant won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles. ...
Grafton (4-2) defeated Warhill 7-2 behind Sydney Short's 6-0, 6-3 victory at No. 1. ...
Smithfield beat Poquoson 8-1 despite a loss at No. 1 singles. Two three-set singles victories sparked the Packers.
Latane Harris had eight goals and five assists as Hampton Roads Academy (8-5) won an exceptionally high-scoring game, beating Walsingham Academy 27-16.
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