Sports briefs for March 15-16

Published 6:48pm Saturday, March 16, 2013

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s baseball team got its first win of the regular season by a 3-2 score on Friday afternoon against the visitors from Windsor High School.

Greg Beale got the win on the mound and Cam Sutton earned the save. Combined, the two pitchers generated 11 strikeouts.

The star offensive contributors included Alan Meyers, who had two runs batted in, and Mitchell Williams, who drove in the winning run in the bottom of the fourth inning.

The Saints (1-1) travel to play Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School on Tuesday.

Lakeland High School’s softball team traveled to Oscar Smith High School and vanquished the Lady Tigers 12-0 on Friday night.

Freshman Katie Peelen pitched a shutout, and the Lady Cavaliers’ offense proved to be unstoppable.

Junior catcher Sarah Bowyer hit a home run in the first inning and sophomore Sami Gizara went 4-for-4 on the night with two runs batted in.

The Lady Cavaliers will host Great Bridge High School on Monday.

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls’ soccer team played visiting Walsingham Academy to a 1-1 tie on Friday afternoon.

Morgan Davis scored for the Lady Saints while Bella Simmons did the same for the Lady Trojans.

NSA hosts Cape Henry Collegiate School on Tuesday.

The Suffolk Chargers, a semi-professional football team, kicked off its regular season Saturday with a road game in Milton, Del. The team’s first home game takes place next Friday at Peanut Park

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