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Preps Roundup: Football, volleyball, cross country
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Colonial Beach made history Saturday, recording its first-ever victory over Washington & Lee in a 12–0 football decision.
The teams have competed against each other since 1971.
“It’s a huge, huge win for Colonial Beach,” Drifters coach Scott Foster said.
Nick Graves connected with Shamar Shanks on a 35-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter, and Dion Gonzalez capped off the scoring with a 6-yard touchdown run in the final stanza.
Graves led the Drifters (6–4) on the ground with 75 yards, and Shanks and Gonzalez added rushing totals of 64 and 48 yards, respectively.
Colonial Beach leaned heavily on the run, moving the chains seven of eight times via the ground.
Graves, however, was perfect on his limited pass attempts, going 3 for 3 for 71 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions.
Washington & Lee was held to just 73 total rushing yards and 119 through the air.
Jaquan Lancaster had an interception for Colonial Beach.
The Drifters will host a playoff game next weekend.
Colonial Forge 3, Woodbridge 0
Colonial Forge (21–8) didn’t leave anything to chance in a clean sweep of Woodbridge in the Northwest Region quarterfinals.
Hope Kelly totaled 12 kills, eight digs and three aces in the win, and teammate Maddie Scoveel added seven kills and eight digs.
Colonial Forge’s Brooke Sanders pitched in with 32 assists, and Jenna Ulizio recorded 15 digs.
Forest Park 3, Massaponax 1
Massaponax won the first game but fell in three straight.Massaponax’s Shannon Stefaniga stood out with 21 digs, and teammates Kailyn Sonnenberg and Ashley Nimon contributed nine and eight digs, respectively.
Colleen Beaver added seven kills and five blocks for Massaponax (14–12).
Region II Meet
Liberty’s Taylor Brown finished eighth in Thursday’s Region II girls’ race in Leesburg to advance to next Saturday’s Group AA state meet at The Plains. Brown covered the 3.1-mile Oatlands Plantation course in 19:35.