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College notebook: Colonial Forge grads Lowe, Davis shine in season debuts

College notebook: Colonial Forge grads Lowe, Davis shine in season debuts

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On an opening weekend of college football filled with strong performances, two Colonial Forge High School graduates stood out.

In his college début, sophomore

  • Madden Lowe
    • completed 41 of 55 passes for 433 yards and five touchdowns as Catholic University routed McDaniel 40–7 on Saturday. After waiting a year for his chance after the Cardinals called off the 2020 season due to COVID-19, Lowe became the school’s first 400-yard passer since 2014.
    • And Bridgewater senior defensive linemen Da’Sean Davis was named Old Dominion Athletic Conference defensive player of the week on Sunday, a day after he set a school record with 4.5 tackles for loss in a season-opening 31–7 victory over Gettysburg.

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    Redshirt junior defensive end

  • TyJuan Garbutt
    • (Riverbend) registered two sacks among his five tackles and forced a fumble in Virginia Tech’s 17–10 upset of 10th-ranked North Carolina Friday.
    • Junior linebacker Brandon Smith (Louisa) made eight tackles in No. 19 Penn State’s 16–10 win over No. 12 Wisconsin Saturday.
    • Senior linebacker Remington Green (King George) made a career-high 15 stops, including a sack, in Division II Colorado-Mesa’s 40–3 romp over William Jewell Thursday.
    • Sophomore running back Jarret Hunter (Louisa) gained a game-high 93 rushing yards in Howard’s 38–14 loss to Richmond Saturday.
    • Sophomore linebacker Blake Leake (Eastern View) shared the team lead with nine tackles in Bucknell’s 21–0 loss to Sacred Heart Saturday.
    • Sophomore receiver J.J. McNeill III (Washington & Lee) caught four passes for 85 yards and two touchdowns in Virginia-Wise’s 48–0 rout of Virginia-Lynchburg Saturday.
    • Sophomore linebacker Nigel Reddick (Colonial Forge) registered eight tackles in Gannon’s 24–21 victory over Northwood Thursday.
    • Senior defensive lineman Jordan Rice (Riverbend) made nine tackles (two for loss) in Shenandoah’s 28–23 win over Methodist Saturday.
    • Sophomore receiver Javon Swinton (North Stafford) sat out Indiana’s season-opening 34–6 loss to Iowa while serving a one-game team suspension.

    SOCCER

    Senior

  • Clara Robbins
    • (Colonial Forge) scored twice as top-ranked Florida State topped Florida 5–2 Thursday to improve to 5–0.
    • Sophomore Michael Nocera
    • (Riverbend) delivered an overtime golden goal as Virginia Wesleyan’s men edged Southern Virginia 3–2 in its season opener Saturday. On the same day, senior
    • Carleigh Van Reenen (Massaponax) scored the Marlin women’s only goal in a 2–1 loss to Catholic.
    • Junior Leif VanSlyke (Riverbend) scored the game’s only goal in Longwood’s 1–0 victory over VMI Tuesday.
    • Freshman Olivia Haynes (Riverbend) scored in her second college game as Emory & Henry defeated Ferrum 2–0 Saturday.
    • After transferring from Longwood, junior Eli Carr (Chancellor) assisted on the game’s only goal as Old Dominion edged Loyola (Md.) 1–0 Friday.
    • Senior Abby Harrigan (Brooke Point) scored in Christopher Newport’s season-opening 4–0 win over Catholic Sunday.

    VOLLEYBALL

    Senior middle blocker

  • Sydney Collins
  • (Chancellor) had 16 kills in Virginia Wesleyan’s 3–1 win over Clarkson Saturday after posting nine in Wednesday’s 3–1 victory over Christopher Newport. Former Fredericksburg Christian School standout

  • Kira McIntyre
    • had 11 kills for CNU both against VWU and Clarkson (Saturday).
    • Junior Claire Schorb (Culpeper) had a combined 32 kills as York (Pa.) beat Catholic (3–1) and Oberlin (3–0) before losing 3–2 to Franklin & Marshall over the weekend.
    • Despite 13 kills and 10 digs from sophomore Victoria Barrett (North Stafford), New Mexico State fell 3–2 at UTEP on Sunday.
    • Senior Abby Wiles (Courtland) had 17 digs in each match as Mary Washington split Friday matches with Clarkson (a 3–0 win) and Southern Virginia (a 3–1 loss).
    • Sophomore Sydney Clarke (Colonial Forge) posted a team-high 13 kills in Mary Baldwin’s 3–1 loss to Randolph Saturday.
    • Freshman Mya Green (King George) had 21 digs in Lynchburg’s 3–1 loss to 24th-ranked Susquehanna Saturday.
    • Junior Mainerys Munoz (North Stafford) had a team-high 13 digs in Holy Family’s 3–1 loss to Assumption Saturday.

    FIELD HOCKEY

    Sophomore

  • Emma Bernard
    • (Chancellor) scored twice in the fourth quarter and completed the hat trick in overtime as Mary Washington edged Roanoke 3–2 in its season opener Thursday.
    • Senior Kelsey Jones
    • (Courtland) and sophomore
    • Cassidy Morrison (Eastern View) each scored twice in Shenadoah’s 9–0 romp over Gwynedd Mercy Saturday.
    • Senior Maran Lee (Riverbend) had two goals in Centre (Ky.)’s 4–0 victory over Wittenburg (Ohio) Sunday.
    • Freshman Morgan Leslie (Louisa) notched her first career goal in Eastern Mennonite’s 8–0 shutout of Lancaster Bible Friday.

    CROSS COUNTRY

    Senior

  • Henrik Anderson
    • (Mountain View) placed fifth out of 64 runners (18:37.75 for 6,000 meters) to help Georgia Tech win the men’s team title at Saturdy’s Kennesaw (Ga,) State Cross Country Opener.

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