Hampden-Sydney lacrosse goes 15-5

Published 9:24 pm Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Hampden-Sydney’s lacrosse team won 15-5 at Greensboro College Saturday. Senior midfielder Kyle Jett (Nansemond-Suffolk) helped the Tiger offense with two goals and four ground balls.

HSC raced out to an 8-1 lead by late in the second quarter. Both of Jett’s goals came during HSC’s early rally.

Jett has 14 goals and 15 assists on the season for the Tigers (5-3). HSC hosts Lynchburg Saturday at 1 p.m.

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Virginia Military junior James Alexander (King’s Fork) was one of the Keydet track team’s top scorers Friday and Saturday as VMI hosted the 2010 Military Championships.

Alexander finished second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.03 seconds. Alexander was also runner-up in the 200, in a time of 21.98.

Army, Navy, Air Force, the Coast Guard Academy, the Merchant Marine Academy and The Citadel competed in the meet. Army won the team title. VMI placed fourth.

Fayetteville State’s softball squad won a pair of Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association games Sunday in Ettrick. FSU beat St. Paul’s 11-3 and Virginia Union 14-2.

Sophomore LaTonia Gatling (King’s Fork) totaled four hits and four RBI as Fayetteville State’s leadoff hitter. For the yest, Gatling’s hitting .299 with a .414 on-base percentage, 26 runs scored and 16 RBI.

FSU (14-18, 7-6) plays a doubleheader at Shaw Thursday for its last regular season games before the CIAA Tournament.

Boston College sophomore Brittany Wilkins (Nansemond-Suffolk) is hitting .274 with nine runs, five doubles and two homers so far this softball season. Wilkins, at third base and catcher, has made one error in 60 fielding chances.

BC (9-14, 0-3) was swept at Florida St. last weekend and has a three-game series at N.C. State Saturday and Sunday.