Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Arlington County, schools together built $1 million field.
The Washington-Lee Generals softball team broke in its new $1 million field Monday night with a 16-1 win over the JEB Stuart High School Raiders. The field, at the corner of Washington Boulevard and North Quincy, next to the Washington-Lee football field, opened Monday. It was built by Arlington County and Arlington Public Schools, and will be a joint-use facility — that is, residents can go through the county to reserve it for use when the Generals aren't playing, schools spokesman Frank Bellavia told Patch. "…The field was great," Washington-Lee softball Coach Will Downs said in an email. Construction began in the fall, though wet weather caused some delays. The team had been playing on an older field that didn't have an outfield fence …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Generals (2-2) play the Warriors (0-4) tonight.
After four hard weeks, the Wakefield High School Warriors will play Washington-Lee on Friday at the Generals' homecoming game. Wakefield is 0-4 so far this season, but the team has been getting better each week, Assistant Head Coach Mike Warden said. "Those guys are really good. They're coached well. We've been watching them on film, and they're a very impressive team. It's going to be their homecoming, so it'll be an emotionally full night. It'll be tough," Warden said. "We've got to put all that stuff aside. We know they're coming ready to play. So we've got to come ready to play, too. And we've shown improvement each week. So, we play as hard as we can." Wakefield Quarterback Zain Khokhar "has been shaping up quite nicely," finding his …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
JV Generals' final game is tonight at Quincy Park.
Will Burgess doubled home two runs and Jeff Kruger immediately doubled home two more as the Washington-Lee JV Generals exploded with six second-inning runs Friday night at Norwood Field at Quincy Park. The team went on to defeat the Stuart Raiders 12-2. The Generals added three more runs in the third inning. Andrew Lewis pitched shutout innings in the fourth and fifth, which was followed by a shutout sixth by T.R. Sheehy. The defensive play of the night belonged to Henry Bendon, who speared a sizzling Stuart shot at third base and calmly gunned down the Raider runner. The JV Generals' final game is at home on Tuesday against the Hayfield Hawks.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Patriots bested Generals 6-5 on Wednesday.
The JV Yorktown Patriots scored runs in each of the first three innings, built a 5-0 lead, and then hung on for a razor close 6-5 win over the Washington-Lee Generals at Greenbriar Park on Wednesday night. Collin Stuart's first inning solo home run was followed by Matt Rosenberg's two-run shot in the third. Washington-Lee clawed back in the fourth inning when Jeff Kruger doubled home Will Burgess and James Mellin knocked in Kruger for a 5-2 score. In the sixth inning, Paul Landini, Daniel Bowler and T.R. Sheehy all singled to load the bases and scored on Ben Buchholz's walk and Cameron Anderson's grounder into right field for a 5-5 tie. Yorktown's Parker Denny ignited the decisive seventh inning Patriot rally with a leadoff single, and …