Sports briefs for April 20

Published 10:12 pm Friday, April 19, 2013

NSA girls beat Cape Henry

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s softball team shut out Cape Henry Collegiate on Friday, winning 8-0 behind the pitching of Devin Coyne.

The Saints’ Brooklyn Carr was 4-for-4 with three RBIs, and Katelyn McCracken had two triples and three RBIs.


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NSA improved to 6-3 for the season with the win.

Early hole dooms NSA

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s boys’ lacrosse team lost 12-5 to host Cape Henry Collegiate School on Thursday after not being able to recover from an early deficit.

Senior Harris Howell, juniors Jacob Edwards and Zach Leitner and freshman Noah Dowd scored for the Saints.

Despite the loss, Howell was excellent in face-offs, and junior goalkeeper Dan Hotte still had a superb game with 21 saves.

NSA will face conference rival Norfolk Academy at home on Tuesday.