Monday, August 26, 2013

MONDAY NEWS: Field Hockey, Volleyball Underway...

Mixed results for county teams as the 2013 season for sports other than golf got underway Monday, but we'll start with golf....

Glen Allen easily defeated Hermitage one-on-one, 174-237 at Hunting Hawk in Rockville Monday afternoon. Holden Davis led the way for the Jags with a 39 over the nine holes.

VOLLEYBALL: A great start to 2013 for a team on the rise, as Glen Allen swept Monacan in three sets Monday evening. Returning starter Lauren Wells paced the Jaguars to wins of 25-11, 25-19, and 25-16.

FIELD HOCKEY: Two tough 2-1 home losses greeted two county teams today in season openers. Mills Godwin took an early 1-0 lead on Atlee but seemed to run out of gas in the second half, as Atlee scored with just under 15 minutes left to tie and with just 3:10 to go to pull out a 2-1 victory. The Eagles fall to 0-1, as do the Henrico Warriors, who welcomed Patrick Henry to Azalea Avenue for their season opener and fell as well by a 2-1 count.

On the winning side, Glen Allen began 2013 across the river in Smoketree against new Conference 20 rival Monacan and came away with a 3-2 victory. The JV squad was also victorious.

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With wins today in golf, girls volleyball and field hockey, Glen Allen fall sports is off to a roaring start, and the football team hopes to win their season opener for the second straight year Thursday when they host Caroline.

If you can't make the game, LISTEN TO IT LIVE!!  HCS Media Network debuts its LIVE, season-long coverage of ALL high school sports with the Caroline at Glen Allen football game Thursday at 6:45pm.

Listen LIVE at the link that will be provided at the top of the page HERE at HenricoCountySports.net!!

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