WEDNESDAY’S SPORTS ROUNDUP
High School Golf — Galax wins Region C golf title. Galax defeated George Wythe in a playoff for the Class 1, Region C golf title at Wytheville Country Club. Both teams shot 309 in the 18-hole match. Covington carded a 448 team score, led by a 101 from Landon Arritt. Dylan Stull shot a 104,therecorderonline.com
Wednesday Sports Roundup
Bath's Laci Ryder (11) battles against a George Wythe player for control of the ball during yesterday’s soccer match. Caiden Offer (8) sends the ball up field for Bath. (Recorder photos by Gavin Dressler) Boys’ Soccer — Giles 4, Bath County 1. The Spartans downed the Chargers in a Class 1, Region C quarterfinal matchtherecorderonline.com
VHSL Wrestling Championships: Classes 1 and 4
SALEM, Va. – Salem Civic Center will be the epicenter of VHSL State wrestling championships for the next 3 days. The Golden Wave advanced 9 wrestlers into Finals matches, resulting in 6 first place wins. Galax had an individual champion in Brender Rojas at the 285 pound weight class. Down in Virginia Beach at the Class 4 championships, Amherst County finished 4th as a team. The Lancers had an individual winner at the 182 weight class in Kaine Morris.
Rural Retreat, Christiansburg earn state silver at wrestling championships
Salem, Va. – Southwest Virginia’s top team contender in the class 1 ranks remains Rural Retreat. The Knights Mason Stewart won the 138-pound crown with a 5-2 decision, to help his father’s team to a program best--third place team finish. .I"I feel like most of the people on my team know what to do next year, we’re gonna bring it next year. I think they’re going to know how to overcome that and get in the finals next year," Mason Stewart explained. The Blue Demons won this head to head battle with the Trojans at 120, when Brandon Crowder racked up a 3-0 decision win.
Northside, George Wythe Boys, Parry McCluer girls win region titles
ROANOKE, Va. – The Northside boys remain perfect on the year, downing Hidden Valley 61-36 to win the Region 3D championship. At Eastern Montgomery High School George Wythe outlasted Covington to win the 1C title. Elsewhere the Parry McCluer girls win the 1C title over Galax and William Fleming's girls win their semifinal in Region 5D over Mountain View 75-50. Here are the rest of your scores from around SW Virginia:BOYS BASKETBALLClass 6ARegion B FinalJames River-Midlothian 52, Franklin County 51Class 3Region D FinalNorthside 61, Hidden Valley 36Class 2ARegion C SemifinalMartinsville 41, Dan River 39Radford 61, Glenvar 48Class 1Region C FinalGeorge Wythe-Wytheville 80, Covington 51GIRLS BASKETBALLClass 5Region D SemifinalWilliam Fleming 75, Mountain View 46Class 3Region C FinalSpotswood 43, Brookville 41, OTRegion D FinalAbingdon 58, Lord Botetourt 56Class 1Region C FinalParry McCluer 59, Galax 47VACASemifinalFaith Christian-Roanoke 43, Grace Christian 21