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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | April 14, 2024

Sports

Lady Trojans’ tennis suffers first contest of season

By Community Member | March 27, 2024 1:08 pm

New Kent’s Lady Trojans’ tennis team dropped their first match of the year falling at the York Lady Falcons 5-4 Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Trojans’ record is now 3-1 on the season. York 5, New Kent 4 Singles: Kannarkat (Y) def. Smith (NK) 6-3, 6-1; G. Vincent (NK) def. McCreery (Y) 6-1, 6-3; Wathan (NK) def. Browning (Y) 6-0, 6-2; S. Vincent (NK) def. Gerhardt (Y) 7-5, 6-0; Staik (Y) def. M. Vincent (NK) 4-6, 6-4 (10-5); Brame (NK) def. Valerio (Y) 6-0, 6-1. Doubles: Kannarkat/McCreery (Y) def. Smith/G. Vincent (NK) 8-4; Browning/Gerhardt (Y) def. Wathan/S. Vincent (NK) 8-6; Staik/Yang…
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New Kent boys’ tennis drops contest to York

By Robb Johnson | March 27, 2024 1:03 pm

Richmond ‘Spring Fling’ volleyball champions

By Community Member | March 25, 2024 9:09 pm

Score off deflection allows Mechanicsville to escape New Kent with 1-0 victory

By Robb Johnson | March 23, 2024 12:33 pm

A freezing cold Mar. 21 girls’ soccer contest saw offensive struggles by both the hosting New Kent Lady Trojans and the visiting Mechanicsville Lady Mustangs. And while the temperature didn’t affect the outcome of the game, it proved that the battle of defenses and goalkeeping could change at one instance. A goal by Mechanicsville’s Bailey Altizer midway through the second half proved to be the only score of the night, providing the Lady Mustangs a 1-0 win over New Kent. In the first half, both defenses were on showcase in the contest. For Mechanicsville, they only allowed the Lady Trojans…
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New Kent boys’ tennis team blanks Lancaster

By Community Member | March 23, 2024 12:15 pm

New Kent boys’ tennis team completed a shut-out of Lancaster during Mar. 21 action. The Trojans improve to 3-1 on the year. New Kent 9, Lancaster 0 Singles: Hanson (NK) def. Dew (L) 6-2, 6-1; Alexander (NK) def. Major (L) 6-3, 4-6 (10-3); Sorrell (NK) def. Pollard (L) 6-2, 6-0; Davis (NK) def. Braut (L) 6-1, 6-3; Hodges (NK) def. Parks (L) 6-3, 6-1; Scott (NK) def. Hernandez (L) 6-1, 6-0. Doubles: Hanson/Alexander (NK) def. Dew/Major (L) 8-3; Sorrell/Davis (NK) def. Pollard/Braut (L) 8-6; Hodges/Scott (NK) def. Parks/Hernandez (L) 8-1.

New Kent Lady Trojans’ tennis remains unblemished, shuts out Gloucester

By Robb Johnson | March 19, 2024 3:53 pm

New Kent’s Lady Trojans’ tennis team continue their flawless start as they shut out their third consecutive opponent. The Lady Trojans improve to 3-0. New Kent 9, Gloucester 0 Singles: Smith (NK) def. Palas (G) 8-0; G. Vincent (NK) def. Miller (G) 8-3; Wathan (NK) def. Wooldridge (G) 8-0; S. Vincent (NK) def. Oberlin (G) 8-1; M. Vincent (NK) def. Ward (G) 8-2; Seeterlin (NK) def. Billings (G) 8-0. Doubles: Smith/G. Vincent (NK) def. Palas/Miller (G) 8-0; Wathan/S. Vincent (NK) def. Woolridge/Ward (G) 8-1; Brame/Petran (NK) def. Oberlin/Billings (G) 8-2.

New Kent boys’ tennis bounces back with victory over Gloucester

By Community Member | March 19, 2024 3:52 pm

New Kent’s boys’ tennis team rebounded from an early season loss with a triumph over Gloucester Monday afternoon. New Kent improves to 2-1 on the season. New Kent 7, Gloucester 2 Singles: Hanson (NK) def. Staupe (G) 6-0, 6-0; Alexander (NK) def. Felder (G) 6-1, 6-1; Lang (NK) def. Whitacre (G) 6-3, 6-3; Davis (NK) def. Walters (G) 6-1, 6-2; Scribbens (G) def. Scott (NK) 6-4, 3-6, (10-6); Hodges (NK) def. Sykes (G) 6-4, 6-4. Doubles: Hanson/Alexander (NK) def. Walters/Felder (G) 8-3; Sykes/Whitacre (G) def. Davis/Lang (NK) 8-4; Crooms/Hodges (NK) def. Staupe/Holt (G) 9-7.

Gammon’s walk-off sends New Kent baseball into winner’s circle

By Robb Johnson | March 15, 2024 11:18 pm

As with many defending champions, every team that challenges the previous year’s trophy hoister usually will give it their best shot. The New Kent Trojans’ baseball team, who won the 2023 Group 3A State Championship last year, saw firsthand how that adage is true Friday night. Despite early rain and dealing with a tied game in the final frame, Nile Gammon’s walk-off RBI single proved to be the difference maker as New Kent defeated the invading Tabb Tigers 3-2 in the Bay Rivers District matchup. The Trojans were the first to score in the contest, courtesy of Layne Boyette’s RBI…
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New Kent shuts out Tabb in softball action

By Robb Johnson | March 15, 2024 10:56 pm

New Kent’s Lady Trojans softball team’s offense pushed four runs across the board while their defense held the visiting Tabb Lady Tigers without a run as they coasted to a 4-0 victory Friday afternoon. In the opening inning, Lady Trojan Mariah Leonard crossed home plate on a Tabb error. In the bottom of the third inning, a two-RBI single by Hannah Perkins increased the home team’s lead to 3-0. New Kent’s final run came on a sacrifice fly by Kenley Rowe, who drove Sydney Eubank home. Meanwhile, Amber Greiner commanded the mound for the Lady Trojans, pitching the complete game…
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Youthful Lady Panthers place second in season opening track meet

By Robb Johnson | March 15, 2024 10:00 pm

Charles City’s Derequa Johnson won two events and anchored the girls’ 4×100 meter relay team to win a third event as the Lady Panthers placed second in their Mar. 14 season home opening track meet. Johnson captured the girls’ 100-meter dash in a time of 13.16, while also winning the 100-meter hurdles by clocking a time of 18.27. Johnson joined teammates Jaida Braxton, Kaylee Stewart, and Jaela Smith to accumulate a time of 54.14 to win the 4×100 relay. All three times mentioned above are state qualifying times. The Lady Panthers scored 121.5 points, good enough to win silver at…
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