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Northern Neck Sports Update: Jan. 29-Feb. 8

Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 10:41 pm


Jan. 29

Varsity Boys Basketball: Lancaster 55, Washington & Lee 39; Rappahannock 60, Northumberland 57


Varsity Girls Basketball: Lancaster 68, Washington & Lee 20; Northumberland 56, Rappahannock 48


JV Boys Basketball: Washington & Lee  30, Lancaster 23; Northumberland 48, Rappahannock 33


JV Girls Basketball: Lancaster 35, Washington & Lee 15; Northumberland 20, Rappahannock 14


Girls Basketball: St. Margaret’s at Covenant (no report); Essex at Colonial Beach (moved to Feb. 6) JV-6, Varsity-7:30


Boys Basketball: Colonial Beach at Essex (moved to Feb. 6) JV-6, Varsity-7:30



Jan. 30

Varsity Boys Basketball: Lancaster 40, Essex 33


JV Boys Basketball: Lancaster 36, Essex 35


Varsity Girls Basketball: Lancaster 55, Essex 45


JV Girls Basketball: Lancaster 34, Essex 24


Wrestling: Northern Neck District Tournament at Washington & Lee—Lancaster wins the district championship scoring 171 points. Washington & Lee followed with 168.5, Northumberland 113 and Essex 92. Teams will advance to the regionals on Feb. 1-2.


Middle School Boys Basketball: Northern Neck District Semifinals—Lancaster defeated Colonial Beach;  Northumberland defeated Montross. Teams advance to the championship on Jan. 31.



Jan. 31

Varsity Girls Basketball: Lancaster 36, Colonial Beach 24; Rappahannock 58, Washington & Lee 20; Northumberland 45, Essex 39


JV Girls Basketball: Lancaster 36, Colonial Beach 35; Northumberland at Essex 30, Northumberland 22; Washington & Lee 31, Rappahannock 19


Middle School Boys Basketball: Northern Neck District Championship—Lancaster 65, Northumberland 50



Feb. 1

Boys Basketball: Washington & Lee 79, Rappahannock 61; Essex 46, Northumberland 44; Lancaster 53, Colonial Beach 45


JV Boys Basketball: Washington & Lee 59, Rappahannock 30; Essex 46, Northumberland 40; Lancaster 39, Colonial Beach 21


Varsity Girls Basketball: Essex 68, Washington & Lee 21


JV Girls Basketball: Essex 31, Washington & Lee 16



Feb. 2

Indoor Track: Northumberland at Central Virginia Last Chance Invite at Ashe Center in Richmond (no report)—Northumberland’s Trinity Bea placed second place in the 1000-meter run; Northumberland’s Rashaunna Carter placed first in the 300-meter run, second in the 55-meter race.


Scholastic Bowl Region A Tournament: Lancaster and Northumberland at Colonial Beach—Northumberland and Lancaster were both eliminated from the state tournament.


Youth Wrestling: Participants from the Northern Neck Wrestling Club competed in a total of26 matches, winning 17, nine by pins against teams from Lancaster, York and Mathews. A total of 78 matches were held at Northumberland High School. Individually with record were Tre Booth (2-1); Ethan Brown (0-1); Caleb Davis (30); Dylan Davis (2-2); Timmy Kimmitt (I-I); Tommy Kimmitt (0]); Brandon Risk (4-0); Joseph Scripture (1-1); J.T. Sheridan (2-1); and Sean Taylor (2-1).


Swim: St. Margaret’s at LIS Championship (no report)



Feb. 5

Varsity Girls Basketball: St. Margaret’s at Steward (no report); Essex 57, Rappahannock 43; Northumberland 45, Lancaster 43; Colonial Beach 52, Washington & Lee 20


JV Girls Basketball: St. Margaret’s at Steward (no report); Essex 32, Rappahannock 17; Lancaster 21, Northumberland 8; Washington & Lee 18 at Colonial Beach 17


Varsity Boys Basketball: Colonial Beach 52, Washington & Lee 50; Essex 56, Rappahannock 34; Lancaster 60, Northumberland 45


JV Boys Basketball: Washington & Lee 42, Colonial Beach 27; Northumberland 47, Lancaster 36; Essex 41, Rappahannock 26


Feb. 6

Varsity Girls Basketball: Colonial Beach 47, Essex 42; the Washington & Lee at Northumberland game has been put on hold per district officials.


JV Girls Basketball:  Colonial Beach 30, Essex 17; the Washington & Lee at Northumberland game has been put on hold per district officials.


Varsity Boys Basketball: Colonial Beach 44,  Essex 42; Northumberland 44, Washington & Lee 42


JV Boys Basketball: Essex 32, Colonial Beach 29; Washington & Lee 54, Northumberland 47



Feb. 7

Varsity Girls Basketball: Essex 59, Washington & Lee 29; Lancaster 61, Rappahannock 54


JV Girls Basketball: Washington & Lee 25, Essex 15; Lancaster 46, Rappahannock 36


Feb. 8

Varsity Girls Basketball: Northumberland 55, Colonial Beach 44


Varsity Boys Basketball: Lancaster 57, Rappahannock 42; Colonial Beach 42, Northumberland 40; Essex 73, Washington & Lee 59


JV Girls Basketball: Colonial Beach 23, Northumberland 19


JV Boys Basketball: Lancaster 44, Rappahannock 25; Northumberland 43, Colonial Beach 36; Washington & Lee 42, Essex 27


Wrestling: Region Championships at Northampton High. Carries through Feb. 9 (Rescheduled to Feb. 10-11)


District Basketball Standings

(as of Feb. 8, 9:30 p.m.)

Boys Varsity Basketball

Colonial Beach 16-6, 9-1 W4

Lancaster 17-3, 8-2 W5

Essex 5-10, 5-5 W1

Northumberland 11-11, 4-6 L1

Washington & Lee 8-12, 3-7 L3

Rappahannock 6-12, 1-9 L3


Boys JV Basketball

Washington & Lee 16-4, 10-0 W12

Northumberland 12-7, 6-4 W1u

Essex 6-7, 5-5 L1

Lancaster 14-4, 5-4 W1

Colonial Beach 10-11, 3-7 L4

Rappahannock 4-11, 0-9 L11


Girls Varsity Basketball

Lancaster 17-5, 8-2 W1

Colonial Beach 15-7, 7-3 L1

Northumberland 16-4, 7-2 W4

Essex 9-10, 4-6 W1

Rappahannock 10-8, 3-7 L2

Washington & Lee 2-18, 0-8 L13


Girls JV Basketball

Lancaster 12-4, 8-1 W8

Colonial Beach 12-6, 7-3 W2

Washington & Lee 8-8, 5-4 W2

Essex 6-10, 5-5 L2

Northumberland 6-12, 3-6 L3

Rappahannock 0-13, 0-9 L13



Feb. 12

Girls Basketball: Second seeded team vs. third seeded team at 6 p.m., top seeded vs. fourth seeded to follow. All games at Lancaster High School. Winners will play on Feb. 15 at Lancaster High at 6 p.m.



Feb. 13

Boys Basketball: Second seeded team vs. third seeded team at 6 p.m., top seeded vs. fourth seeded to follow. All games at Lancaster High School. Winners will play on Feb. 15 at Lancaster High at 8 p.m.



Feb. 15

Basketball: Girls Finals 6, Boys Finals 8. All games at Lancaster High School.



On Feb. 8, the Richmond County Little League organization will start sign ups for the upcoming season at the Building behind Union First Market Bank in Warsaw from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. each day. Online registration can also be done online at The league is open to any child between the ages of 4-18 whose parents or guardians reside in the Richmond County boundaries. Parents or legal guardians must have with a current drivers license; an original or state certified copy of your child’s birth certificate (will be viewed and returned at registration); and three proofs of residency at registration. For more information call 804-333-5105.


Youth Basketball will be held at Colonial Beach High School from now through Feb. 9 every Saturday from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Contact 540-220-3363 for information.


Northern Neck Wrestling Club is currently enrolling for wrestling for all Northern Neck kids grades 1-8. Training is held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and the season runs through March. You can visit us during practice and register at the NNWC facility located on Dodlyt Rd. just behind the old Northumberland High School from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday nights. For more information contact Steven Hanks at (804) 370-2191 or stop by the Club on Tuesday or Thursday evening between 6 to 7:30 p.m. $


The Area 28 Special Olympics organization is in is in search of athletes to join its organization for the annual Region Basketball Tournament at Northumberland High School on Feb. 9 starting at 9 a.m. Visit Area 28 on Facebook or call 804-761-3206 if you have questions, wish to participate or volunteer.


The Westmoreland County Little League will host its annual membership meeting at A.T. Johnson in Montross on Thursday Feb. 20. Topics concerning the current state of the league will be discussed and members will be chosen to fill positions on the leadership board.  We would like to encourage everyone to attend!  If you would like to be considered as a potential board member, please indicate your interest via email to Michael Clark at

Spring is almost here and you know what that means!  Westmoreland County Little League would like to announce its registration dates for the 2013 season:  February 16, March 2, and March 9.  Registration will be held at A.T. Johnson gymnasium and at Colonial Beach High School.  Get signed up! 2013 is going to be a great year for WCLL.


The Northumberland High School Athletic Booster Club is currently accepting applications for membership for the 2012-2013 season. This year the Boosters are offering 10 different membership options, in hopes to accommodate a wide range of students, parents and community members. All those interested in joining or renewing their membership for the 2011-2012 season should contact Michael Stevenson ( at Northumberland High School.


On Feb. 25, the Colonial Beach PTA group will be hosting the Harlem Wizards at 7 p.m. The game will be played at the high school gymnasium.


On March 9 at 5 p.m., members of the Washington & Lee High School Athletics Department in partnership with and Westmoreland County Relay For Life Team Mission Impossible are teaming up to bring four straight basketball games featuring area standout mens’ basketball players from some of the 1970s and 1980s.


On March 16, selected seniors from local high school basketball teams will compete in the 15th annual NorLan Shrine Northern Neck-Tidewater District All-Star Games at Lancaster High School. The girls game will begin at 6 p.m. with the seniors from the Northern Neck District facing those from the Tidewater. The boys game will follow at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the night will go to the Shriners.


If you have a student who attends school in the Northern Neck District and should be considered for “On the Rise,” a feature story series to recognize students excelling in academics and on the playing field, e-mail at, fax 804-333-0033 or write to Northern Neck News Attn: Sports Desk 132 Court Circle or P.O. Box 8 Warsaw, Va. 22572. Please include subject as “rnn” provide name of student, contact information and in less than 300 words why you think he or she is newsworthy. Please no phone calls.


Check out our list of Northern Neck District Standouts playing in college and professionally online. Search in the top corner of our web site “Collegiate and Professional Athletes” page. If there is a standout missing on this list that should be considered, e-mail, fax 804-333-0033 or write to Northern Neck News Attn: Sports Desk. Please provide name of student, what high school they graduated from and the college they attend. Please no phone calls.


Check out all of other newspapers for coverage of Northern Neck District Teams: Westmoreland News:, Northern Neck News: and Northumberland Echo: