Jose Colchao scored the winner in the 55th minute last night to lead No. 1 Lake Braddock past visiting T.C Williams, 2-1, in a Virginia AAA Patriot District boys' soccer game. Jon Smithgall, who had been battling illness for the past two weeks, came off the bench to score a goal and add an assist for Lake Braddock (6-0-2), which trailed 1-0 at the half.
"Jon kind of has a knack for finishing," Lake Braddock Coach Joe Soos said. "That's what he did for us tonight. He provided us with the little bit extra that we needed."
Stone Bridge Gets Even
Stone Bridge's Melissa Giusti scored four goals to lead the Bulldogs past Loudoun Valley, 7-6, in a Virginia AA Dulles District girls' lacrosse game. Goalie Ashley Sippel had eight saves for the Bulldogs (7-1), who handed Loudoun Valley (6-1) its first loss of the season after losing to the Vikings, 9-5, on March 17. . . .
Senior Christina Griel scored four goals and added two assists last night to lead visiting Chantilly past Jefferson, 12-8, in a Virginia AAA Concorde District game. Sophomore Lucy Brinn added three assists for the Chargers, who pulled away after being tied at 4 at halftime.
Hayfield Comes Back
Hayfield sophomore Kelly Moses's two-run single capped a five-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Hawks defeated Lake Braddock, 6-5, in a Virginia AAA Patriot District softball game. Senior Caity Butler finished 2 for 4 with a triple and two RBI for Hayfield.
Westfield senior guard Jessica Honesty, who averaged 13 points and six rebounds a game last season, has signed to play basketball for East Carolina University, Coach Pat Deegan said yesterday. Honesty missed 13 games last season while recovering from a broken foot, but returned to lead the Bulldogs to the Northern Region semifinals.
-- Andrew Levine
and Judith Evans