County teams go 1-2 on State Semifinal Saturday in Fairfax, as the Douglas Freeman baseball team rolled behind the pitching of Daniel Lynch to a 7-0 win over Freedom-South Riding to advance to Sunday's 1pm title game.
The Rebels will face Hickory, whom they defeated in a six-run comeback in the sixth inning eight nights ago in the 6A South Region Final 6-4, at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax.
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In soccer action, four goals were tallied in the match's final 15 minutes, but it was Albemarle who scored last, taking a heart-stopping 4-3 victory over Mills Godwin in the 5A Boys Semifinal at Lake Braddock Secondary School. The Eagles' first defeat since April 9th ended their season a game short of the title game.
Elizabeth Ball and Deep Run will not get a chance to defend their state crown of a year ago, as the Wildcats fell 1-0 to Stone Bridge on a late second half goal. After a 1-3-1 start, the Wildcats won 15 straight, including the 5A South Region Championship, before falling this evening.