Beulah United Methodist Church has embraced the Upward Sports concept and is happily hosting 21 soccer teams each Saturday morning, fulfilling Upward’s mission to introduce children to Jesus Christ by creating opportunities through sports.
Thomas Dale junior Lacey Waldrop proved she was not fooling in firing a perfect game on April 1 versus visiting Hopewell. She followed that up with more domination, leading the Knights to a championship in the Colonial Heights Holiday Tournament last week. Tournament entries included some of the better teams in the Central Region, and the championship elevated coach Dennis Jones’ team to the top of the class in area softball.
“It’s been a wonderful senior year. Winning states in football and then coming so close to doing the same in basketball has been special. I look forward to carrying our successes to the next level at William and Mary.”
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This is the second story in a two-part series previewing spring sports at area high schools. Last week, the Village News offered a look at the excitement at Thomas Dale and potential at Matoaca.
The boys and girls tennis teams have gotten off to their best starts in school history by beginning the season with 4-0 marks. Both squads celebrated victories last Thursday in matches against Thomas Dale. The wins mark the first time the Warriors have defeated Dale in league play.