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Sunday, May 20, 2018

REGION TOURNAMENT CENTRAL

It's your home for all the high school spring sports action for the next two weeks! We'll keep you posted on schedules, brackets, ticket information, any schedule changes, and, of course, the latest scores and upcoming matchups.

NOTE: We are posting everything by region. Look for your region, then your sport.


For VISAA State Baseball Championships, CLICK HERE.

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REGION 6B:

BOYS LACROSSE:

QUARTERFINALS (Monday May 21):

Game 1: #8 Manchester at #1 Colonial Forge, 6:30pm
Game 2: #5 Riverbend at #4 Cosby, 6pm
Game 3: #7 Clover Hill vs. #2 Franklin County, 5:30pm at Ferrum College
Game 4: #6 Thomas Dale at #3 James River, 6pm

SEMIFINALS (Wednesday May 23):

Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner, time TBA
Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner, time TBA

CHAMPIONSHIP (Tuesday May 29):

Semifinal Winners, time TBA

GIRLS LACROSSE:

QUARTERFINALS (Monday May 21):

Game #1: #8 Clover Hill at #1 Cosby, 5:30pm
Game #2: #5 James River at #4 Riverbend, 6pm
Game #3: #7 Thomas Dale at #2 Colonial Forge, 5pm
Game #4: #6 Manchester vs. #3 Franklin County, 7:30pm at Ferrum College

SEMIFINALS (Wednesday May 23):

Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner, time TBA
Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner, time TBA

CHAMPIONSHIP (Tuesday May 29):

Semifinal Winners, time TBA

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REGION 5B:

BOYS LACROSSE:

QUARTERFINALS (Tuesday May 22 at Greenwood Park):

#5 Lee-Davis vs. #4 Mills Godwin, 4:30pm
#6 Glen Allen vs. #3 Douglas Freeman, 4:30pm

SEMIFINALS (Friday May 25 at Randolph-Macon College):

Lee-Davis/Mills Godwin winner vs. #1 Atlee, 5:30pm
Glen Allen/Douglas Freeman winner vs. #2 Deep Run, 7:30pm

CHAMPIONSHIP (Tuesday May 29 at Randolph-Macon College):

Semifinal Winners, 7:30pm

GIRLS LACROSSE:

QUARTERFINALS (Tuesday May 22 at Greenwood Park):

#5 Glen Allen vs. #4 Mills Godwin, 4:30pm
#6 Lee-Davis vs. #3 Douglas Freeman, 4:30pm

SEMIFINALS (Saturday May 26 at Randolph-Macon College):

Glen Allen/Mills Godwin winner vs. #1 Atlee, 10am
Lee-Davis/Douglas Freeman winner vs. #2 Deep Run, 12pm

CHAMPIONSHIP (Tuesday May 29 at Randolph-Macon College):

Semifinal Winners, 5:30pm

REGION 4B:

SOFTBALL:

OPENING ROUND (Monday May 21):

#13 Louisa at #12 Caroline, time TBA

FIRST ROUND (Tuesday May 22):

Game 1: #9 Monacan at #8 Huguenot, time TBA
Game 2: Louisa/Caroline winner at #5 Dinwiddie, time TBA
Game 3: #10 Eastern View at #7 Midlothian, time TBA
Game 4: #11 Chancellor at #6 Hanover, time TBA

QUARTERFINALS (Thursday May 24):

Game 5: Game 1 winner at #1 King George, time TBA
Game 6: Game 2 winner at #4 Patrick Henry, time TBA
Game 7: Game 3 winner at #2 Powhatan, time TBA
Game 8: Game 4 winner at #3 Courtland, time TBA

SEMIFINALS (Tuesday May 29):

Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner at higher seed
Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner at higher seed

CHAMPIONSHIP (Wednesday May 30):

Semifinal winners at higher seed


BOYS LACROSSE (Labeled as "Region 4A" by VHSL as Class 4 is a combined title for Classes 2, 3, and 4):

FIRST ROUND (Monday May 21):

#9 Fluvanna vs. #8 Monacan, 6pm, River City SportsPlex

QUARTERFINALS:

Game 1: Fluvanna/Monacan winner at Midlothian, Tuesday, 7pm
Game 2: #5 Patrick Henry at #4 Hanover, Monday, 7pm
Game 3: #7 Powhatan at #2 Western Albemarle, Tuesday, 6pm
Game 4: #6 Charlottesville at #3 Monticello, Tuesday, 7pm

SEMIFINALS (at higher seed 5/24 or 25):

Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner
Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner

CHAMPIONSHIP (at higher seed 5/28 or 29):

Semifinal Winners, TBA

GIRLS LACROSSE (Labeled as "Region 4A" by VHSL as Class 4 is a combined title for Classes 2, 3, and 4):

FIRST ROUND (Friday May 18):

#8 Charlottesville 11, #9 Fluvanna 5

QUARTERFINALS:

Game 1: #8 Charlottesville at #1 Monticello, Tuesday 5/22, 5:30pm
Game 2: #5 Western Albemarle at #4 Monacan, Tuesday, 5:30pm
Game 3: #6 Hanover at #3 Midlothian, Monday, 5:30pm
Game 4: #7 Powhatan at #2 Patrick Henry, Monday, 6pm

SEMIFINALS (at higher seed 5/24 or 25):

Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner
Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner

CHAMPIONSHIP (at higher seed 5/28 or 29):

Semifinal Winners, TBA

GIRLS SOCCER:

OPENING ROUND (Monday May 21):

#13 Dinwiddie at #12 Louisa, time TBA

FIRST ROUND (Tuesday May 22):

Game 1: #9 Powhatan at #8 Patrick Henry, time TBA
Game 2: Dinwiddie/Louisa winner at #5 Monacan, time TBA
Game 3: #10 Caroline at #7 King George, time TBA
Game 4: #11 Huguenot at #6 Chancellor, time TBA

QUARTERFINALS (Thursday May 24):

Game 5: Game 1 winner at #1 Courtland, time TBA
Game 6: Game 2 winner at #4 Midlothian, time TBA
Game 7: Game 3 winner at #2 Hanover, time TBA
Game 8: Game 4 winner at #3 Eastern View, time TBA

SEMIFINALS (Tuesday May 29):

Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner at higher seed
Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner at higher seed

CHAMPIONSHIP (Wednesday May 30):

Semifinal winners at higher seed


Final Top 10 Baseball, Softball Polls

The regular season is complete, save a handful of make-up games on Monday, and we reveal the final RVA Sports Network Top 10 Baseball and Softball polls of the 2018 season!


BASEBALL:

1) St. Christopher's (was #1)
2) James River (was #3)
3) Benedictine (was #2)
4) Mills Godwin (was #4)
5) Prince George (was #5)
6) Douglas Freeman (was #7)
7) Collegiate (was #8)
8) Hanover (was #6)
9) Manchester (was #9)
10) Patrick Henry (New)

Dropping Out: Matoaca (was #10)

SOFTBALL:

1) Prince George (was #1 all season)
2) Powhatan (was #2)
3) Lee-Davis (was #3)
4) Cosby (was #4)
5) Patrick Henry (was #5)
6) Manchester (was #6)
7) Glen Allen (was #7)
8) Atlee (was #8)
9) Hanover (was #9)
10) Dinwiddie (New)

Dropping Out: Mills Godwin (was #10)

(The pitching of Prince George's Laura Thompson has helped lead the Royals to an unbeaten regular season and a place atop our Top 10 poll since the start of the 2018 season. File Photo.)

Saturday, May 19, 2018

VISAA Baseball Tournament Central

The Road To Shepherd Stadium happens this week! And with all the unsettled weather in the forecast, stay with RVA Sports Network here and on Twitter at @TheRVASportsNet for any schedule change information! Tickets for first round and quarterfinal games are $5, they are $10 for semifinals and championship games.

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DIVISION I:

FIRST ROUND (Monday 5/14):

#9 Trinity Episcopal 7, #8 The Potomac School 6

QUARTERFINALS (Tuesday 5/15):

Game 1: #1 St. Christopher's 2, #9 Trinity Episcopal 1
Game 2: #5 Collegiate 10, #4 Norfolk Christian 7 (12 innings)
Game 3: #3 Paul VI Catholic 3, #6 Flint Hill 2
Game 4: #7 Norfolk Academy 1, #2 Benedictine 0

SEMIFINALS (Now Sunday 5/20 at Shepherd Stadium, Colonial Heights)

#7 Norfolk Academy vs. #3 Paul VI Catholic, 5pm
#5 Collegiate vs. #1 St. Christopher's, 7:30pm

CHAMPIONSHIP (Monday 5/21 at Shepherd Stadium)

Semifinal Winners, 6pm

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DIVISION II:

FIRST ROUND (Monday 5/14):

#8 Isle of Wight Academy 4, #9 Trinity Christian 2

QUARTERFINALS (Tuesday 5/15):

Game 1: #1 Miller School 10, #8 Isle of Wight Academy 0
Game 2: #5 Atlantic Shores 8, #4 Greenbrier Christian 1
Game 3: #3 Steward School 2, #6 Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 1
Game 4: #2 Highland School 14, #7 Norfolk Collegiate 9

SEMIFINALS (Now Sunday 5/20 at Shepherd Stadium, Colonial Heights)

#5 Atlantic Shores vs. #1 Miller School, 2:30pm
#3 Steward School vs. #2 Highland School, 12pm

CHAMPIONSHIP (Monday 5/21 at Shepherd Stadium)

Semifinal Winners, 3:30pm

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DIVISION III:

QUARTERFINALS (Tuesday 5/15):

Game 1: #1 Walshingham Academy 13, #8 Blessed Sacrament Huguenot 0
Game 2: #4 Carlisle School 11, #5 North Cross 5
Game 3: #3 Fuqua School 5, #6 Tidewater Academy 1
Game 4: #7 Brunswick Academy 6, #2 Southampton Academy 2

SEMIFINALS (Shepherd Stadium, Colonial Heights)

#1 Walsingham Academy 16, #4 Carlisle School 6
#3 Fuqua School 6, #7 Brunswick Academy 5

CHAMPIONSHIP (Monday 5/21 at Shepherd Stadium)

#3 Fuqua School vs. #1 Walsingham Academy, 1pm


Thursday, May 17, 2018

RVA Locals Only: Talking Lacrosse, Playoffs And More!

Friday morning on ESPN Richmond, The RVA Sports Network's Rob Witham joins Bob Black for "RVA Locals Only Presented By Farm Bureau Insurance" and we'll shine the spotlight on undefeated Atlee girls lacrosse, talking live with head coach Christina Dobson! We'll discuss the Raiders' season, the contributions of two key freshmen, and the growth of high school lacrosse this decade.

Plus, we'll have the latest high school playoff information, from VISAA State Baseball to all the VHSL spring sports getting underway.

Listen on 99.5 or 102.7 FM, 950 AM, online by CLICKING HERE, or on the ESPN Richmond app for iPhone or Android!

Plus, Rob with sit in with Bob for the entire 9am hour, talking sports, The Preakness and more! Hope you'll tune in and join us!


Thursday Schedule Changes/Postponements

BOYS TENNIS:

Region 4B Team Semifinals: Midlothian 5, Eastern View 0


GIRLS TENNIS:

Region 4B Team Semifinals: Eastern View 5, Midlothian 2

BASEBALL:

#3 James River at #9 Manchester, canceled
#4 Mills Godwin at Glen Allen, postponed to Monday May 21
#5 Prince George at #10 Matoaca, canceled
Monacan at Clover Hill, canceled
Goochland at Amelia, postponed
Monticello at Powhatan, postponed
Petersburg at Meadowbrook, canceled
Colonial Heights at Thomas Dale, canceled
Hopewell at Dinwiddie, canceled
George Wythe at Cosby, canceled

VISAA State Division III Semifinal: Carlisle vs Walsingham Academy, moved up to 1pm, Fuqua School vs Brunswick Academy, moved up to 4pm, Shepherd Stadium, Colonial Heights


SOFTBALL:

#1 Prince George at Matoaca, canceled
Monticello at #2 Powhatan, postponed
George Wythe at #4 Cosby, canceled
James River at #6 Manchester, canceled
#8 Atlee at Highland Springs, canceled
#10 Mills Godwin at #7 Glen Allen, postponed to Monday May 21
Amelia at Goochland, postponed
Maggie Walker GS at Henrico, postponed to Monday May 21, 7pm
Douglas Freeman at J.R. Tucker, canceled
Petersburg at Meadowbrook, canceled
Colonial Heights at Thomas Dale, canceled
Hopewell at Dinwiddie, canceled


GIRLS LACROSSE:

Hanover at Lee-Davis, canceled
Manchester vs. Hermitage, RF&P Park, canceled


BOYS LACROSSE:

Lee-Davis at Hanover, canceled (this is a change)


BOYS SOCCER:

Prince George at Matoaca, match moved up to 5:30pm
Thomas Dale at Colonial Heights, canceled
Spotsylvania at New Kent, canceled
Monticello at Powhatan, postponed
Mills Godwin at Glen Allen, postponed to Monday May 21
Hopewell at Dinwiddie, canceled
George Wythe at Cosby, canceled


GIRLS SOCCER:

Maggie Walker GS at Patrick Henry, moved up to 5:30pm start
Powhatan at Monticello, postponed
Colonial Heights at Thomas Dale, canceled
Matoaca at Prince George, canceled
Glen Allen at Mills Godwin, postponed to Monday May 21
Hopewell at Dinwiddie, canceled



Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Honors: VISAA All-State Baseball Teams Announced

Congratulations to the following student-athletes for being named to the 2018 Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) All-State baseball teams from the Richmond area:

DIVISION I:

FIRST TEAM:

Jamari Baylor, Benedictine
Nick Biddison, St. Christopher's
Maddison Furman, St. Christopher's
Casey Green, Benedictine
Donovan Murphy, St. Christopher's
Travis Reifsnider, Collegiate
Patrick Routsis, St. Christopher's
Jay Woolfolk, Benedictine

SECOND TEAM:

Holden Fiedler, Benedictine
Brendan Houghtaling, Trinity Episcopal
Lew Rice, Collegiate

DIVISION II:

FIRST TEAM:

Shawn Brown, Steward
William Glazebrook, Steward
Logan Ransom, Steward

SECOND TEAM:

Harrison Clifton, Steward


Wednesday Schedule Changes/Postponements

Rainy weather is moving in, and we're running out of regular season days! Here's what not happening, or, what is adjusted on the schedule for Wednesday May 16:


GIRLS TENNIS:

Region 6B Team Quarterfinal: Clover Hill at Cosby, postponed to Monday May 21, time TBA
Region 6B Team Quarterfinal: Franklin County at Thomas Dale, postponed to Monday May 21, 1pm
Region 5B Team Championship: Mills Godwin at Deep Run, postponed to Thursday May 17, 3pm
Region 4B Team Semifinal: Midlothian at Eastern View, postponed (no make-up date yet)
Region 3A Team Semifinal: Colonial Heights at York, postponed to Tuesday May 22, time TBA

BOYS TENNIS:

Region 6B Team Quarterfinal: Clover Hill at James River, postponed to Thursday May 17, 3pm
Region 6B Team Quarterfinal: Franklin County at Thomas Dale, postponed to Monday May 21, 1pm
Region 6B Team Quarterfinal: Manchester at Cosby, postponed to Thursday May 17, 3pm
Region 5B Team Championship: Deep Run at Mills Godwin, postponed to Thursday May 17, 3pm
Region 4B Team Quarterfinal: Louisa at Courtland, postponed to Thursday May 17
Region 3A Team Semifinal: New Kent at Colonial Heights, postponed to Monday May 21, 3:30pm

BASEBALL:

#6 Hanover at Patrick Henry, canceled
J.R. Tucker at Lee-Davis, postponed
Monacan at Highland Springs, canceled
Hermitage at Henrico, postponed

SOFTBALL:

Louisa at #5 Patrick Henry, canceled
Douglas Freeman at J.R. Tucker, postponed to Thursday May 17, 6pm
Matoaca at Meadowbrook, canceled
Hermitage at Henrico, postponed

GIRLS LACROSSE:

Western Albemarle at #1 Atlee, canceled (this is a change)
Hermitage at Monacan, canceled

BOYS LACROSSE:

Hermitage at Monacan, canceled (this is a change)

GIRLS SOCCER:

Dinwiddie at Park View-South Hill, canceled
Powhatan at Louisa, canceled
Manchester at Cosby, canceled
Hermitage at Henrico, postponed to Monday May 21, 6pm

BOYS SOCCER:

Manchester at Cosby, canceled
Hermitage at Henrico, postponed to Monday May 21, 7:30pm

TRACK AND FIELD:

Conference 3 Meet at Manchester, canceled
Bay River District Meet (New Kent) at Bailey Field, canceled
Meet at Glen Allen High School, postponed