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Sports: Monday, November 25, 2019

25 November 2019 Sports

Area HS Football Season Ends, SU Sets Record in Finale, Skins Win

The area high school playoff season came to an end this weekend as the 2 remaining VHSL playoff teams were defeated. Goochland eliminated Skyline 56-22 in a Class 3 Region B semifinal game, while Strasburg fell to Stuart’s Draft 28-14 in the Class 2 region B semis.

In college football, a 35-point second quarter propelled Shenandoah University to a 70-35 win over Methodist Saturday at Shentel Stadium. The 70 point output set a school record, as freshman quarterback Chris Sonnenberg completed 30-of-35 for 367 yards and 5 touchdowns. SU also scored on a blocked punt and an interception return, as they finished their season at 6-4.

Meanwhile, Bridgewater lost to Delaware Valley 30-22 in the first round of the NCAA Division-3 playoffs.

Both Virginia and Virginia Tech were winners over the weekend. The Hokies blanked Pitt 28-0 for their second consecutive shutout, while the Cavaliers routed Liberty 55-27 on Saturday. Virginia & Virginia Tech will renew their rivalry Friday at noon, with the ACC Coastal Division title on the line.

The Washington Redskins broke a 9-game home losing streak yesterday with a 19-16 win over the Lions at Fed-Ex Field. The ‘Skins took advantage of 4 Detroit turnovers, including an interception that led to Dustin Hopkins’ game-winning field goal with 16 seconds remaining.

Elsewhere in the NFL:
New England outlasted Dallas 13-9
The San Francisco routed Green Bay 37-8 in the Sunday Night Game
and the Ravens take on the Rams tonight at 8:20

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