Catharine Forst scored three goals Tuesday to give the Brentsville Tigers a state berth for the third consecutive season with a 5-1 win over Skyline during the semifinals of the Class 3 Region B girls soccer tournament at home in Nokesville.
They also advanced to the region final with a 14-2-2 record in their quest to win a state championship after finishing as the Class 3 runner-up in 2018 and 2017. They have four state berths over five seasons.
Against Skyline, Brentsville finished the first half in a 1-1 tie, but then Madeline Bohan scored the winning goal with an assist from Forst. Bohan finished with two goals while adding one assist apiece were Emily Payne, Abby Lewis, Katy Miller and Taylor McGovern.
Brentsville baseball 3, William Monroe 2
Collin Reid hit a two-out RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday to give the Brentsville Tigers a state berth for the second consecutive season with a 3-2 walk-off victory over William Monroe in the semifinals of the Class 3 Region B baseball tournament at home in Nokesville.
So top-seeded Brentsville advanced to play No. 4 Warren County in the region final with a 19-3 record and six-game winning streak after ending the season for the No. 2 Dragons. The Tigers, who lost in the state semifinals last season, fell behind in the first inning Tuesday, 2-0, but Jake DeLisi hit an RBI double in the fifth and Michael Haynes hit an RBI double in the sixth to force extra innings.
In the ninth, Luke Binsted scored the winning run on Reid's double after reaching base with two outs as a hit batsman. So relief pitcher Jake DeLisi earned the victory by striking out eight and allowing only one hit and one walk over three scoreless innings after starter Vince DiMauro struck out eight and allowed two runs on four hits and zero walks over six innings.
Offensively, Reid finished with two doubles and a walk on 2-for-4 hitting, while Sam Beard went 3-for-4 and Billy Hoad went 0-for-2 with three walks and a run. Haynes and Binsted each went 1-for-4 while DeLisis went 1-for-5.