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www.journalpress.com THE JOURNAL Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 5 PAUL KOEPFiNGER The lady Foxes relied on their cellor (53). The men's team was led by depth to place six of their runners in Conference runner-up James Peed in On a cool, damp afternoon at Lori- the top 15. In addition to Wingeart, a time of 17:27, and placed two oth- ella Park in Spotsylvania, the wom- the other top finishers for the Foxes ers in the top 15 with Jarrod Brem en's cross country team from King included Hannah Koepfinger third, 13th (18:09) and Robbie Andrews George High School defended their (20:59), Cori French eighth (21:53), 14th (18:24). Andrews was closely conference title for the sixth consecu- Molly Desque 12th (22:13), Rebecca followed by teammate Abe Martinez rive season. The Foxes won Confer- Tidwell 13th (22:13.6), and Ellianna who missed the top 15 by 4/10 of a ence 22 with a score of 37, outpacing Bailey 14th (22:2). second in a time of 18:25.5. Chancel- runner-up Courtland (54) and third "This is a team deep in talent as lor's Robby Foster was the Confer- place Louisa (56). This will be the last evidenced by 6 ladies achieving All- time that the team will be conference Conference Honors", said Foxes head ence Champion in a time of 17:12 "James ran a very strategic race, champions; not because it will lack coach Paul Koepfinger. "It's hard to working his way up from fifth to sec- the talent, but because next year the contend with a team that takes nearly VHSL will discontinue the current 50 percent of the top spots", ond place; knowing the hills of this course will take its toll on those who conference structure and convert to In reaction to Wingeart's come- go out to quick", said Koepfinger" We just a four region structure, from-behind win, Koepfinger com- The individual conference champi- mented that he and Wingeart "talked could not be more proud of this in- on was King George's Aubrey Winge- about the strategy before the race and dividual accomplishment for James". Both King George teams qualified art in a time of 19:38. Wingeart spent the need to be patient and wait un- most of the race trailing Courtland's til she hit the hills late in the race to to advance to the Regional Champi- Savannah Roark (19:59), but in the make her move to the front" onship to be held Nov. 3 at Loriella last half mile of the race closed the On the men's side, the Foxes fin- Park beginning at 3 p.m. The top six gap and passed her to pull away with ished in third place with 69 points teams from the region will advance her second consecutive conference while Conference Champions Louisa to the state meet held Nov. 12 at the championship. (46) outdistanced runner-up Chan- Meadows Park in The Plains. King George Country The King George High School girls cross country team celebrates its sixth conference championship. RICHARD LEGGITT The area's three successful vol- leyball teams were headed for the VHSL playoffs this week. W&L was scheduled to play tough Mag- gie Walker at Washington & Lee on Monday. The Eagles are 14-3 for the sea- son, and Coach Drew Hutt was hopeful their top play would con- tinue as they began Conference 33 competition. The winner of the W&L vs. Maggie Walker 2A match was slated to play the winner of the Nandua at Bruton contest later in the week. Coach Jill Wine's King George Foxes also had an early week match and were scheduled to play a semi- final game at Chancellor in the Conference 19 playoffs Tuesday. If they are successful in their semifi- nal match, Coach Wine's girls will play the winner of the Eastern View vs. Courtland first round game on Thursday. Coach Chase Davidson's Colo- The seniors on the Colonial Beach Drifters volleyball team will lead their team into the VHSL playoffs this week. Colonial Beach, with a record of 15-3, has a first round bye and then Thursday night at 6 p.m. plays the winner of the Tuesday Essex vs. Northumberland game. From left are Kenzie Cox, Michaela Beverly, Courtney Setliff, Courtney Buzby, Amber Jones, Shelby Modlin and Alexia Wilson. nial Beach Drifters, 15-3, received volleyball team in school history, a first round bye in Conference 43 will take on the winner of the semi- and do not play until Thursday. The final match between Northt/mber- Drifters, the best Colonial Beach land and Essex. RICHARD LEGGITT to work harder as a team, coaches scoring a touchdown. and players this week to get back into Leading tacklers for the W&L de- Coach Josh Wild's Washington & the win column. Hats off to Essex for fense were Markeith Rich with six Lee Eagles, who struggled early in coming in and executing their game tackles, Delante Burruss with five the season but then put together a plan perfectly." tackles and Bunns with five tackles. string of four straight wins, lost in Carson Bell, the Eagles junior Defensive back Armando Gonzalez a Saturday afternoon game in Mon- quarterback, was 12 of 29 for 145 had an interception for the Eagles. tross to the always tough Essex Tro- yards for the day, but Bell had three Washington & Lee, at 5-5 for the jans 42-13. interceptions, season, now faces hard hitting Co- "We went into the game with a The Eagles had 157 yards on the lonial Beach on the Drifters home good game plan but we had a prob- ground with running backs Dam- field Friday night before seeing what lem executing," said Wild. "We need had Hyde and Daquince Bunns each awaits them in the 2A playoffs. RICHARD LEGGITT dropped their record to 6-3. Chancel- that was not enough to do the job. lor is now 7-2. "By the time we got the ball to our The King George Foxes are still on "They put a lot of people in the box running backs in the backfield, there track for a competitive trip to the Con- and they blitz the gaps," said King were two or three people on them," ference 19 playoffs, but the team's pre- George Coach Jeff Smith. "They really Smith said. "They are very strong and viously strong offense was held in check took control up front earlyin the game." quick off the ball." Friday night as they lost an away game King George's previously powerful The VHSL playoffs are scheduled 42-0 to conference foe Chancellor. running game managed only a minus for the second week of November, and It was the 15th time in the last 16 24 yards on the ground. Star running King George still has a chance to make games between the two schools that back Jordan Aley was held in check all a solid showing. 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