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Website © 2020. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal. THE JOURNAL Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 7 RICHARD LEGGITT The Washington & Lee Eagles fought for four quarters but could not hold off Rappahannock at the Raiders home field Friday losing 20-0. The two teams will play again in Montross on Oct. 21., "I don't think we performed to the best of our ability in this game," said W&L Coach Josh Wild. "I don't think the guys bought into what we were trying to do. I am very happy we get to play them again." W&L quarterback Carson Bell took a beating in the Friday game as he was sacked six times. "He was rattled," said Wild. were not getting any push offensively and we could not run the ball." Wild said he believed Bell will be all right in the long run. "We are just go- ing to keep working on footwork and basic technique. He's talented and he's smart. He is going to shine, it is just Washington and Lee High School's football team had team pictures last week. a matter of time." Wild also had good one and a half for a loss. He has a fu- Spotsylvania on Sept. 30 and at home things to say about sophomore middle ture, good grades and a great attitude." against Lancaster on Oct. 7 before go- linebacker Markeith Rich. "He is play- The Eagles are at home Friday ing on the road to Northumberland ing hard. He had 12 tackles including against King William, at home against on Oct. 14. .oses to sets Coach sees errors on video that should lead to better results in weeks ahead RICHARD LEGGITT Coach Jill Wine's varsity volley- ball team lost an important match to rival Courtland in four sets last week. Foxes star Madi Koban led King George with 13 kills, 13 digs, two blocks and two aces. In losing to Courtland in four sets 20-25, 15-25, 29-27 and 14- 25, King George's Katie Bentz had 18 assists and 8 digs; Kristina Zuniga had 10 assists and 14 digs. Hannah Koepfinger led the de- fense with 20 digs. "It was a tough loss after beating CORRECTION In last week's Journal the first name of senior wide receiver Aston Howard was incorrectly reported in the story about the King George High School foot- ball victory over Liberty. The Journal regrets the error. Following the inspiration of King George Athletic Director Alex Fisher, the Foxes varsity and junior varsity also spent time giving back to the community this week. The King George volleyball players helped volun- teers at the Love Thy Neighbor Project unpack several trucks, trailers and cars to set up a food pantry and helped set up dining tables for the guests and served the guests lunch, dessert and drinks. them twice last season, but after positions correctly, that we are ers and showed them where our the match, watching video of the utilizing our best hitters on the corrections need to be made," four sets, I found several errors front row and that we are block- Wine said. that we can correct as a team," ing effectively and hitting the ball King George faces Spotsylvania Wine said. instead of just keeping the ball in this week. Wine said, "We will see "We need to make sure that our play," Wine said. if they are corrected when we play players are playing their defensive "I reviewed clips with the play- Spotsy in their gym." RICHARD LEGGITT Senior Jordan Aley again had an impressive performance rushing for King George's undefeated season 59 yards, Catching passes for 41 yards went south Friday when the Foxes and scoring a fourth quarter touch- slammed into the powerful ground down. Junior running back Camer- game of the Louisa Lions, losing 34- on Schaub rushed for 74 yards on 11 26 in a Conference 19 dash. attempts and scored on a nine-yard Louisa piled up 381 yards rushing run in the third quarter. to key their victory. King George senior fullback Kyree "We knew coming in that we Garrett scored in the first quarter on would have to play a perfect game a run and quarterback Deon Wil- against them," said King George liams scored in the second quarter. Coach Jeff Smith. The Lions, like the But it was not enough. Louisa put 28 Foxes, entered the game unbeaten, points on the board on the second "I thought coming in that we had a quarter and led the rest of the way chance," Smith said, "but we would despite King George's valiant play. have had toplaya complete game." The Foxes return to their home Unfortunately, that did not hap field Friday against I.C. Norcom pen. The Foxes had two turnovers before earning a bye on Sept. 30. and a dropped pass in the end zone Following the bye, their October which contributed to their defeat, schedule has them at Spotsylvania, at despite the fact that the King George home against Caroline, at Courtland team fought hard the entire game. and at Chancellor. RICHARD LEGGITT ter. The problem is the mistakes we are making. We stalled out twice in the red Coach Jeremy Jack's Colonial Beach zone." Drifters traveled to Sussex Central Fri- Jack hailed the play of junior run- day to face the unbeaten Tigers and ning back Anajai Lewis. "In the last lost 38-8 after being unable to stop the three games, he has been a spark plug Sussex run attack, for us. He gets us a lot of first downs The Tigers piled up 299 yards on the and with Anajai, Alonzo Turner and ground. Lamar Lucas, we really have a triple "We knew we would have to have threat on offense." a great game against them," said Jack. "But going forward, we are going to have lost to Franklin and Sussex, be looking for improvement. Fortu- two very talented ball clubs in the past nately, the schedule coming up has us two weeks." Colonial Beach with a 1-2 playing against teams that we have tra- record plays at home against Chin- ditionally played pretty well against," coteague Friday. Jack said. In addition to the game this The Drifters were within a touch- week against Chincoteague, the Drift- down at the half as Sussex led 14 to 8. ers are at Charles City, home against "We had a slow start," Jack said. "But we Rappahannock, at Essex and at Nor- played pretty well in the second quar- thumberland in upcoming contests. Outdoor report MARK AND MISSY FIKE Fishing reports show that the fish were more active this past week. Hunt- ing doves and even geese was slow reports of snakeheads in the Port Royal overall, area. They were hitting flog-type lures. RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER POTOMAC RIVER The river fishing picked up for bass Aqua Land Marina reported that butwasreportedlyveryslowforcatfish, anglers fishing for croaker were doing Bass are hitting a variety of lures on a much better this week. Bloodworms moving tide. Kerfs Tackle had multiple and nightcrawlers were the baits that worked. r" orF e cksb r Serving the Fredericksburg Area Since 1989 Kerfs Tackle reported plenty of nice croaker this past week. Most fish were from Colonial Beach and downriver. Kerfs also had reports of good rockfish- ing with some keepers in the mix. Also reported were a few spot in the mix. White perch were hitting very well with some nice size fish. The perch, rockfish and spot were caught between Colonial place. INLAND Mutts Run reported some nice bream fishing again. Red wigglers are the way to go. Bass up to 3 pounds were caught regularly on plastic baits and topwater lures. Some decent size chan- nel catfish were hi ng on chicken liver and night crawlers. Lake of the Woods and ponds at Fort A.P. Hill were good places to catch some really nice bass and big bream this past week. The ponds are starting to change over slowl)n Give it another few weeks and the turnover will start. Look for fishing conditions to be much better as we head into fall. Abel Lake re- it and anglers are having fun catching tuber 30 ( hour before sunrise until them. They grill up great! sunset) 15 per day. HIP required. SALTWATER September Canada Goose Season Capt. 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