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0 8 Wednesday, June 4, 2014 THE JOURNAL www.journalpress.com Leonard Banks Fox first-baseman, and King George graduate, Monica Brandts is UVA-Wise bound. The All-Conference standout will be playing for th e Cavaliers this fall. Go Monica! Foxes and Falcons go to war m semi-finals LEONARD BANKS Sports editor Last week, the top seeded home- standing Foxes softball team (14- 6) suffered a tough 8-0 loss to "the Liberty Eagles (9-12) in the Conference 22 4A North semi-finals. During the Eagles regular season, King George defeated the Eagles twice (5-2, 6-2). Foxes However, on the night in question, the Eagles U registered eight hits, resulting in seven runs in the top of the fourth inning to take a commanding 8-0 lead. "There was no premonition that they would do anything other than what they did the two other times they beat Liberty, but when you can't string hits together, and make errors, you can't win;' Foxes varsity softball head coach, Renee Parker said. Liberty's pitch.er, Jarron. Garnette hmited the Foxes to zero runs, nine hits, and one walk, while Ashleigh Nalls surrendered seven earned runs, 10-hits,. nine strikeouts, and three walkL The Eagles took the lead in the top of the first inning, as Leslie Boujour scored on a pass-ball. In an effort to retaliate, the Foxes attempted to strike back with the bases loaded in the bottom of the first inning with no outs. As fate would have it, Boujour would be responsible for all three Fox outs. After catching a fly ball, she doubled the third base runner on a liner that instantly resulted in a double play. Later, in the top of the fourth, the Eagles offense exploded with seven runs. Taylor Maflem got the Eagles offense started with an RBI double. Two batters later, with one out, Courtney Lieze's sacrifice grounder extended Liberty's lead to 3-0. Boujour's RBI single into left field pushed the Liberty lead to 4-0. Diane McDanie[ and Emily Fitzwater combined for four RBIs on two hits, giving the Eagles an 8-0 lead. In the bottom of the seventh inning, the game was called due to repeated lightning sightings. Looking into the future, Parker believes the Foxes will be stronger than ever next season with a cast of seasoned veterans. "I fully expect that they will be back next year with more skill, more patience at the plate, and a very strong desire to move farther along than they did this year;' Parker said. As for Liberty's post-season fate, they eventually lost to Fauquier (16-6), 3-1 on Saturday, in the Conference 22 finals. With the win, the Falcons earned a quarterfinal Region home berth against Loudoun County (9-12). FOODIES FRIDAYS "FREE" COOKING PROGRAH Includes: Nutrition, Cooking, Home Food preservation & Shopping Tour Classes Always 2nd Friday of the month through August, 10 a.m.-Noon St. PetersEpiscopal Church, Port Royal, VA Class size is limite& Pre-registratiou required. Call Pegi 540-775-3062 Virginia ,.hCo. . perative Extension j ... 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Judi Morris, D.C. .-,-... 5215 Kings Wood Lane, King George, VA 540-644-1119 FOxes end season in conference 22 baseball semis LEONARDBANKS Sports editor After trailing 7-1 in the top of the sixth inning against Chancellor (10- 11), the Foxes (14-6) fought back and nearly pushed the game into overtime, but lost 7-6. Nick Winston led the Chargers with a 2-3 appearance at the plate, including two RB!s. One of Winston's RBIs would later prove to be e winning run in the Conference 22 4A semi-finals. Fox first baseman, Corey Henderson, knocked in two runs on a single, while third baseman, Jay Buckner contributed two RBIs. Although the Foxes will lose 11 players to graduation, they wil! inherit three returners, and a host of potential players from the first ever Conference 22 4A Championship team. Further north, on Wednesday, Eastern View disposed of Fauquier, 7-0--and two days later, Cruised past Chancellor, z-I to win the tourna- ment championship. As for the Conference 22 4A first team honorees, the Foxes featured the following standouts: Lane Ward (pitcher), Drew Berry (designated hitter), Jordi Estes (outfield), and Cody Bell (outfield). Foxes who made the distinguished second team honors included Michael Hund- ley (shortstop) and Trevor Lyburn (shortstop). University of North Carolina commit, Jason Morgan, Chancellor, captured Player of the Year honors, while Cyclone head coach Daniel Nobbs was selected as Conference Coach of the Year. The Cyclones featured five players in this year's conference honor selections. Leonard Banks One of the best to ever wear a Fox jersey! Fox graduate, and Fairmont University commit Jordi Estes will forever be remembered as baseball/ gridiron legend whonever knew the meaning of quit. His tenacity and drive will forever be embedded in the hallowed records of Fox legend. NUMBER ONE JV SOFTBALL TEAM Leonard Banks After defeating Spotsylvania, 5,4 for the Conference 22 4A North Championship, the Foxes celebrated on the pitching mound Throughout the season, the Foxes junior varsity softball team, under the coaching auspices of Katie Newton played like champions. KGHS softball honors STAFF REPORTS The following Foxes players were recently named to the first 4A North Conference 22 list of softball area standouts: outfield first team, Ashley Cooper; infield first team, Monica Brandts; pitcher, first team, Ashleigh Nalls; player-at-large first team, Alexis Sheehan; infield second team, Alexis Sheehan; player- at-large second team, Shelby King; honorable mention, Jaclyn Truxon. ii!! S King George Elite football news updates KEITH ROSE Foxes defense g6t things started with with all three loses coming against unanswered points and secured their a pick six to start the game. And the competitive outdoor teams playing spot in the Champion.ship game: The first round of the playoffs is Foxes . runners inside while the They have currently outscored their complete and the King George Youth had several long Foxes had a mix opponents by 170 points this season. Elite Foxes will have six of seven t o u c h d o w n of linemen and The KGYE 12U, 14U and HS teams teams playing for a Championship runs to keep players moving have already secured their spots in this weekend, momentum on up in age. the Championship games. If you are The KGYE 10U Foxes opened the their side. The The KGYE 13- interested in becoming a KGYE Fox day with a convincing 20-6 victory 8.U Foxes will 14teamcontinued there will be a FREE combine June ovet the Fredericksburg Bears. 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FOX VAAF423 ' :-r=..r->. ,VDOT Public Hearing Notice The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Board of Supervisors of King George County, in accordance with Section 33.1-70.01 of the Code of Virginia, will conduct a joint public hearing in the Revercomb Administra- tion Building Board room, 10459 Courthouse Drive, King George, Virginia at 6:45 p.m. on the 20th of May, 2014. The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on the proposed Secondary Six-Year Plan for the secondary highway system for Fiscal Years 2015 through 2020 in King G'eorge County, and on the Secondary Highway System Construction Budget for Fiscal Year 2015, Copies of the proposed Plan and Budget may be reviewed at the Northern Neck Residency Office of the Virginia Department of Trans- portation, located at 734 Barnfietd Road, Warsaw, Virginia, or at the King George County Administrator's office located at 10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 200, King George, Virginia. All secondary highway projects in the Secondary Six-Year Plan that are eligible for federal funds will be included in the Statewide Transportation improvement Program (STIP), which documents how Virginia will obligate federal transportation funds. Persons requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this hearing should contact the Virginia Department of Trans0ortat!on at (804) 333-3696. Persons wishing to speak at this public hearing should attend this meeting or send written comments. Written comments may be submitted to the County Administrator's office, or mailed to 10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 200, King George, VA 22485. All written comments must be received no later than 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 8, 2014. 4/23/14, 5/14/14 MARIE O. 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