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Sports: Monday, September 24,2018

24 September 2018 Sports

High School & SU Recap…Peterson Powers ‘Skins…Tiger Completes Comeback

Recapping high school football from the weekend:
Strasburg nipped Warren County in OT, 22-21
Skyline defeated George Mason 42-22
Hedgesville beat James Wood 45-20
Millbrook routed Faquier 53-26
Sherando disposed of Liberty 55-21
Clarke dismantled Washington (WV) 45-8
and Central blanked Brentsville 35-0

On the SU sports scene:
Women’s golf finished 8th at the Bridgewater Invitational
Men’s golf came in 9th at the Don Scalf Invitational
In Cross Country, The Hornet men finished 5th, and the women 3rd at the Hornet Harrier.
Virginia Wesleyan beat SU 3-1 in volleyball
Field Hockey fell to Mary Washington 4-3 Saturday, and beat Wesley 3-2 yesterday.
Hampden-Sydney nipped Shenandoah in men’s soccer.

Adrian Peterson rushed for 120 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Washington Redskins beat the Packers 31-17 yesterday at Fed-Ex Field. The ‘Skins built a 28-10 halftime lead, then played conservatively in the second half, as they improved to 2-1.

The Ravens upped their record to 2-1 with a convincing 27-14 win over the Broncos yesterday in Baltimore. Alex Collins scored twice for the Ravens, who set an NFL record by scoring touchdowns on their first 12 red zone trips this season.

Other scores of interest:
The Lions beat the Patriots in the Sunday night game 26-10.
The Seahawks held off the Cowboys 24-13. Dallas is now 1-2.
The Bills shocked Kirk Cousins and the Vikings 27-6
and, the Steelers take on the Bucs in the Monday Night game.

The Nats, who were officially eliminated from playoff contention this weekend, lost to the Mets yesterday in DC 8-6. The Nationals entertain the Marlins tonight on NBC SportsRadio 1450. Air time is 6:30.

The O’s double up the Yankees 6-3. Baltimore plays at Boston tonight at 7:10.

Alabama remains atop the latest AP College Football poll, receiving 60 out of 61 first place votes. West Virginia remains at number 12, while Virginia tech falls out of the top 25 after it’s stunning loss to Old Dominion.

And, Tiger Woods defied the odds by winning the Tour Championship yesterday. It was his first win since 2013, and his 80th PGA Tour win overall. Justin Rose, with his performance this weekend, won the Fed-Ex Cup.

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