Sophomore Rachel Young scored 13 service points and junior Heather McConnell added 11 service points as Heritage rallied to beat visiting Stone Bridge last night, 16-25, 25-27, 25-22, 25-22, 15-12, in a AA Dulles District volleyball match.
The victory was Heritage's first over Stone Bridge in the school's three years as a varsity program and lifted the Pride (10-3) into sole possession of second place in the AA Dulles District behind No. 2 Loudoun Valley.
Young and McConnell each scored 10 service points over the final three games for Heritage, which has come back from 2-0 deficits in three of its last four victories.
"They never give up," Heritage Coach Carmel Keilty said of her team. "It's almost like they don't get the wheels going until the third. They don't get down on themselves. They play very consistent. It's never over in their eyes until the final whistle blows." . . .
Junior Kanishia Sheppard had a career-high 18 kills and senior Allie Woods had 14 kills and four blocks to lead No. 6 Broadneck to a 25-23, 23-25, 16-25, 25-18, 15-12 victory over South River in an Anne Arundel volleyball match.
Robinson's Buchanan Tied for 2nd
Robinson's John Buchanan shot a 1-over-par 73 to tie for second place after the first round of the Virginia AAA golf championship at Lake Chesdin Golf Club in Chesterfield.
Buchanan, who began his round on the back nine, made a 30-footer for birdie on No. 14 and then played the front nine in 1 under par to tie with Seth Norman of Frank W. Cox in Virginia Beach. Matt Watson of Western Branch in Chesapeake was the first-day leader after shooting 66.
"I was pretty happy," Buchanan said. "The course was hard, and the greens were fast. It was really windy."
Among Washington area golfers, Osbourn Park standout Daniel Kefale, the Northwestern Region champion, shot 74 to tie for fourth. Westfield's Zach Spees, the Northern Region champion, shot 75 on a disappointing day for the Chantilly school, which shot a team score of 322 for fifth place.
L.C. Bird of Richmond shot 310 to lead the team standings, with Robinson fourth at 319. . . .
Dominion junior Sara Hurwitch and Loudoun Valley's Nick Kelley shot 6-over 77s and are among six golfers tied for sixth place after the first round of the Virginia AA golf championship at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal. Chris Ray shot 72 to lead Western Albemarle to first place in the team standings with a score of 308.
Magruder Upends Watkins Mill
Sophomore Scott Phinith scored the winner in the 17th minute as host Magruder defeated eighth-ranked Watkins Mill, 1-0, in a Montgomery 4A East boys' soccer game. . . .
Freshman Ashlee Walker scored the winner two minutes into the second overtime off a cross from Elise Kelley to give host Seneca Valley a 3-2 win over Rockville in a Montgomery 3A/2A/1A girls' soccer game. Walker scored two goals in the game.