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Drifters pummel Washington & Lee

Drifters pummel Washington & Lee

Last Thursday’s 18-4 Conference 43 win against the visiting Washington & Lee Eagles seems to hav...

Michelle Tritt returns to Boston Marathon

Michelle Tritt returns to Boston Marathon

Her quest in life is to benefit humanity through the benefits of running and exercise. On April 20, ...

Paul Jerry’s quest for the Golden Gloves Championship

Paul Jerry’s quest for the Golden Gloves Championship

On April 4, Paul Jerry’s bantamweight (123 pounds) boxing odyssey came to a crossroads.
The King Geo...

Drifters baseball in the midst of rebuilding

Drifters baseball in the midst of rebuilding

Although it’s early in the season, the Colonial Beach varsity baseball team still is in search of it...

Foxes shutdown Liberty Falcons, 7-3

Foxes shutdown Liberty Falcons, 7-3

On March 19, senior King George pitcher Zach Johnson was in near perfect form, as he pitched six inn...

Graham captures state pole vault championship

Graham captures state pole vault championship

Jonathan Graham saved his best indoor pole vault performance for last.
On March 9 at Liberty Univers...

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Molly Roohi thrives in annual 3Sport Triathlon

For the second consecutive year, Molly Roohi ruled the west Richmond street-sides and became the top women’s finisher in the annual 3Sports Triathlon,  proving that she is one of the fastest triathletes in the state.

The 30-year old King George resident finished with an overall time of 58.23. After trailing Richmond resident Renee Kunnen by four seconds in the swim portion, Roohi passed Kunnen by 28 seconds in the bike event. She later extended her lead over Kunnen by 1-minute and 23 seconds to win the triathlon.

The triathlon featured a 300-meter swim, or six laps in the Shady Grove YMCA indoor pool, a 20K bike race and a 5K run through the streets of Glen Allen. 354 athletes participated from around the country to compete in the yearly event.

Roohi is a perennial endurance champion, who recently won the Pohanka Nissan Hyundai YMCA Colonial Beach Sprint Triathlon. Last year, after an undefeated season, she was rated first overall in women’s

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Roohi wins 27th Annual Pohanka Nissan Hyundai Honda YMCA Sprint Colonial Beach Triathlon

Speed and endurance is her signature, but the thrill of winning continues to inspire King George resident Molly Roohi. On Saturday, the 30-year veteran triathlete finished first overall in the 27th Annual Pohanka Nissan Hyundai Honda YMCA Colonial Beach Sprint Triathlon. Among a field of 114 women, Roohi’s time of 1:14.02 surpassed her closest competitor, Diane Haupt by more than a minute and a half.

 

While Roohi trailed Haupt in the swim event by 25 seconds, she quickly passed the entire field in the bike and running event. With more than 17 marathons under her belt, Roohi is an example of what most athletes aspire to be

Read more: Roohi wins 27th Annual Pohanka Nissan Hyundai Honda YMCA Sprint Colonial Beach Triathlon

2011 Little League virginia DIstrict 15 champions

 

Most recently, the following Westmoreland County Little League Major Baseball Team members were thrilled to win the District 15 Championship: front row (left-right): Trey Bowler; Garrett Oliff; Carson Bell; Kendrick Creasey; Wyatt Feltner; Andrew Burrell. back row (left-right): coach J.R. Bowler; Trevor Delane; Jeremy Saunders; Kenny Taylor; coach K.C. Travis; Deiontre Campbell; Jarret Sumiel; Nicky Fones; manager Ricky Fones.

Post 89 King George dismantles Post 55 Courtland

On Thursday night, after a roller coaster season, Post 89 King George (8-14) rallied to defeat visiting Post 55 Courtland 55, 16-8. After narrowly losing to Courtland twice during the earlier part of the season, King George dominated their division foes for the final three innings. King George rallied with 11 runs in the seventh inning to take a 15-8 lead.

Standout Post 89 King George slugger Dylan Dombrowksas was a one-man scoring machine. He set the tone with a 5-5 night at plate that included three doubles and two hits that resulted in three RBIs. He was in a scoring zone as he capped his personal best performance off with a score.

Nearly equaling their teammates’ banner night, the following Post 89 players contributed some noteworthy performances of their own: Lex Estes (4-5), solo homerun, three hits, three RBIs; Tyler Trustlow (3-5), double, two hits, two RBIs; David Campbell (2-5), one triple, one hit, three RBIs; Bubby Miles (3-5), one double, two hits, two RBIs; Theo Klopsis (2-5), double, one hit, one RBI; Jordi Estes (1-6) double, one RBI.

As for Courtland, Clay Keranen was their leading hitter with a 2-5 performance, that featured a run scoring double, and a single. Jesse Belcastro, and Travis Weaver finished also finished the game with

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Eels start summer with a blast

Now that the summer Rappahannock Swim League summer season is officially underway, it’s every team for itself. Last Wednesday during the seasonal exhibition meets, the Eden Estate Eels overpowered Spotsylvania YMCA with dominating performance. Out of 66 events, the Eels produced 35 individual wins and 10 relay victories.

As for the visiting Spotsylvania team, it managed 16 individual victories and five relay wins.

Read more: Eels start summer with a blast

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