Former Warrior helps RMC to 7-1 record

Published 7:39 pm Monday, October 25, 2010

Randolph-Macon (7-1, 3-1) rolled over conference foe Guilford 59-21 Saturday afternoon in Ashland in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference football game.

Senior cornerback Mark Jackson (Nansemond River) made three tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup for the Yellow Jacket defense.

RMC has an off week before hosting Bridgewater on Saturday, Nov. 6.

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Winston-Salem State won on its homecoming in front of a crowd of 18,214, beating UNC-Pembroke 21-7.

WSSU (8-1, 5-1 CIAA) was ranked No. 21 in the nation in NCAA Div. 2 going into Saturday’s action. The Rams have held four of their last six opponents to single-digit scoring. Justin Kee (Lakeland) is a freshman defensive lineman and has played in five games for the Rams.

The Rams travel to face Shaw Saturday in WSSU’s last regular season game. Shaw and St. Augustine’s are 5-0 in the CIAA South Division. WSSU sits at 5-1, with the loss coming to St. Augustine’s.

Former Nansemond River standout Shannon Andy had her own, individual Senior Night as the lone senior on Averett’s volleyball squad on Wednesday. Averett swept Ferrum 25-11, 25-6, 25-12.

Andy tallied four kills against Ferrum. In five matches last week, Andy totaled 29 kills and eight blocks.

Averett (20-13, 10-5 USA South) has three matches to go before heading into the conference tournament.

Senior Michelle Boucher (Nansemond-Suffolk) led Lynchburg in kills in both of its matches last week. Boucher hit 14 kills in a five-set win over Bridgewater and 12 kills in a four-set loss to Randolph-Macon.

Boucher’s averaging a team-high 7.9 kills per match for the Lady Hornets (14-10, 6-3 ODAC).

Freshman Mackenzie Westfall (Nansemond-Suffolk) had matches with 35 and 32 assists in Union (N.Y.) victories at the Volleyball Hall of Fame Invitational at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. last week.

Union (17-11) went 3-1 for the week, with the loss coming to Bridgewater St. in the final of the tournament.

Westfall has played in 27 matches, starting 18 and averaging 28.1 assists per match.

Sophomore Kaity Byrum (Lakeland) recorded her first collegiate assist on Oct. 17 in Longwood’s 5-1 field hockey victory at conference rival Radford.

Longwood (5-12, 3-2 NorPac) won another conference match Saturday, beating visiting Davidson 3-1.

Byrum, a midfielder, has played in 14 matches with two starts for the Lady Lancers.

For Radford (8-8, 2-3), junior back Lynsey Daughtrey (Lakeland) has started every match with two goals, two assists and two defensive saves.

Radford finishes its regular season with a road trip to face Davidson Friday and North Carolina Sunday. Longwood caps its regular season Saturday hosting Appalachian St.