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Beth Ford scores a run for Patrick Henry during Friday’s match against Orange.

Patriots softball takes Conference 16 title

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Patrick Henry softball had the whole Conference 16 tournament lined up in front of them Wednesday last week. A win over Godwin would secure the homefield advantage and the number one seed in the tournament. They had everything secured all the way up until the seventh inning, when the Eagles scored five runs and upset the Patriots on senior night in the regular season finale. Not only did they lose

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  • Patrick Henry baseball wins Conference 16 championship

    Posted on May 27, 2015 at 10:09 am

    Patrick Henry catcher AJ Hart makes tag at home on Quinn Gibson, the first out of the inning after Albemarle had loaded the bases. The Patriots ultimately prevented their opponents from scoring any runs that inning.

    The Patrick Henry Patriots won their first-ever Conference 16 championship on Memorial Day. It was a new season for Patrick Henry baseball last Friday night as they began postseason play. The Patriots were awarded the second seed in the Conference 16 tournament, and their first test would be against the third seed Albemarle Patriots. ​PH junior William Strong was on the mound, and he pitched a solid game. The 2013-2014

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  • Hawks baseball, softball win first rounds

    Posted on May 27, 2015 at 9:33 am

    Hanover’s Jack Dragum reaches the bag as the ball gets away from Tucker’s Micah Cohen. Dragum went on to score the Hawks’ first run later that inning.

    There are many challenges for any team once the playoffs begin. Of particular note is how a team that is prohibitively favored in their first game approaches that contest. But neither Hanover baseball nor softball looked past their Memorial Day first round games, as each pitched shutouts to advance in the Conference 20 Tournament. For Hanover softball, it was a chance to crank up the bats and try to get

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