Morrises give Stewart room to work

From staff reports

WOODBRIDGE — Osbourn’s two-run fourth inning was enough to beat Forest Park in a non-district baseball game on Tuesday.

Ken Morris singled to score Greg Morris to give the Eagles (9-1) a 3-0 lead. Although the Bruins crawled to within a run in the sixth, Osbourn starter Jess Stewart struck out the side in the seventh to preserve the win.

Stewart finished with nine strikeouts while giving up five hits. He didn’t walk a batter in the game.

The Eagles host Gar-Field in another non-district game on Friday.

? GAR-FIELD 6, OSBOURN PARK 0: John Malene allowed just four hits and struck out eight in a complete game shutout.

Josh Smith’s two-run double in the second and Travis Van Hook’s two-run single in the sixth gave Malene a little cushion in the non-district win.

Gar-Field (5-7) plays Woodbridge today.

? EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN 10, SHENANDOAH VALLEY CHRISTIAN 5: The Flames (3-1) had 14 hits in a rout of the host Patriots.

Emmanuel tallied six runs in the fourth inning to grab a 9-3 lead. Phil Covert was 2 for 4 with a double and scored two runs while Nate Stallings was 2 for 5 with two RBI and two runs scored. J.T. Wilson was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Trey Compton was 2 for 4 with two RBI and Kyle Patrick was 2 for 4 with two RBI.

Emmanuel starter Aaron King went all seven innings, striking nine while limiting the host to just three hits. King had seven walks but retired 12 of last 13 batters he faced.


??OSBOURN PARK 1, GAR-FIELD 0: Daniel Phelps scored in the 80th minute to lead the Yellow Jackets past the Indians (2-2).

OP played a free kick into the box from 20 yards out and Phelps flicked it on net for the game-winner –?about 15 seconds before time expired. In the first half, OP had eight shots and controlled the pace of the game. In the second half, Gar-Field was more aggressive but couldn’t find the net.

Gar-Field hosts Woodbridge on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in a Cardinal District matchup. The Indians are 1-1 in the district.

? GEORGE MASON 3, BRENTSVILLE 2: The Tigers lost to the defending Group A state champions Tuesday night despite a valiant late effort.

Brentsville (3-4, 3-2 Bull Run District) fell behind 3-1 in the 75th minute on Chris Sabbatini’s second goal of the contest. However, Matt Lama recorded his second goal of the game on an assist from Michael Lynn in the closing minute to pull Brentsville within 3-2.

“Having a very young team, I thought it was a good game,” Brentsville coach Chip Rohr said. “A lot of teams playing the defending [Group A] state champions and down 3-1 with five minutes left might have quit. But we were trying to turn it around but it was a little too late.”

Eight minutes into the game, Lama was assisted by Zach Burden to give Brentsville a 1-0 lead. But Colin Nannery scored unassisted in the 30th minute to make it 1-1 at halftime. Sabbatini scored in the 55th minute for a 2-1 Mason lead and then scored again 20 minutes later on a corner kick by Nannery.

Brentsville had 10 shots on goal and keeper David Latham recorded eight saves. Mason tallied 14 shots on goal.

The Tigers host Clarke County on Thursday.

??WOODBRIDGE 2, STONEWALL JACKSON 0: The Vikings (3-2-2) led 1-0 at halftime and dominated possession in a victory over the Raiders. Woodbridge had 14 shots on goal compared to just six for Stonewall.

In the 28th minute, Alimamy Kargbo scored on an assist from Josh Simms.In the 63rd minute, Ernesto Marquez scored on an assist from Mark Celia.


? EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN 8, CARY CHRISTIAN 0: Brittany Edgar had four goals and Megan Gibson added two goals and two assists in a non-conference victory.

Sara Hendry and Betsy Jones added a goal apiece for the Flames (3-3), who tallied 12 shots on goal.

? OSBOURN PARK 2, GAR-FIELD 0: Amanda Olson scored a goal and added an assist to lead the host Yellow Jackets to a non-district win over the Indians.

Allie Alshouse had the shutout for OP, which also got a goal from Amanda Farina. Carrie Hylton assisted on Farina’s goal.

? EVANGEL CHRISTIAN 5, FAITH BAPTIST 1: Erin Nuckols had two goals for the Eagles (3-1) in an easy victory.

Amy Martin, Elia Lake and Lindsay Rizzo all chipped in with goals while Samantha Stevens recorded two assists. Keeper Ashleey Stevens had three saves for Evangel.


? HYLTON 15, POTOMAC 0, 5 inn: Hylton used a nine-run fourth inning to blow open a non-district game against Potomac.

Kelli Wilson tossed a one-hitter for the Bulldogs (8-2) and got plenty of help from her offense. Sarah Himan finished 2 for 2 and Jereis Smith added a triple to pace the Bulldogs’ offense.


? POTOMAC 9, OSBOURN 7: Christina Anderson and Jenna Marshall had four goals apiece and Roxy Marquez added one goal to lead the Panthers (2-1, 1-1 Cedar Run) past the Eagles.

The score was tied at 3 at halftime and Osbourn led 7-5 late until Marshall scored her fourth goal and Anderson tallied three in a row to end the scoring.

Allison Coates had four goals, Katie Jones two and Alexis Riley one for Osbourn.

? HYLTON 22, GAR-FIELD 2: Ann Wisloski scored six goals and had three assists as the Bulldogs evened their record at 2-2 and remained unbeaten in the Cardinal District with a victory over the Indians.

Jen Palmisano came up with four goals, while Michelle Jamrisko, Bridget Jones, Renee Zarella and Sam Albright added two goals each for Hylton.


? POTOMAC 13, OSBOURN 12: Potomac earned its first win of the season by holding off a late charge by Osbourn.

After leading 11-7, the Eagles made it close but came up a goal short. Justin Ratcliff led the Panthers (1-3) with seven goals and two assists, while Steve Stockholm added four goals and an assist.

Eric Stewart and John Cowan scored a goal apiece for Potomac, and teammate Tim Coimbra stopped 11 shots in goal.