The University of Virginia men’s lacrosse team dropped a¬†hardfought game to Johns Hopkins University 12-11 on Saturday in Baltimore. Always a tough out at home, the Blue Jays were able to take an early 4-0 lead in the first quarter, riding the wave of a large and raucuous crowd. The Cavaliers, down 7-3 at the half, came out of the locker room hot in the third quarter, scoring 6 goals and evening the score at 9-9. JHU was too much down the stretch however as they came up with clutch goals in the fourth and were able to hold off a furious Cav comeback, including a barrage of shots all the way to the final whistle.

The Cavs were lead by Steele Stanwick who tallied 7 points on 3 goals and 4 assists. Shamel Bratton and Rob Emery chipped in two goals apiece, while Nick O’Reilly had two assists. Matt White also had a goal and an assist. Adam Ghitelman had 9 saves in goal. JHU got hat tricks from Chris Boland and Lee Coppersmith, while Pierce Bassett recorded 14 saves in the net.

UVA moves to (7-2) on the year and face ACC foe Maryland at Scott Stadium this Saturday April 2, 2011.

The University of Virginia women’s squad did not fair much better, falling to Duke 11-8 in Charlottesville Saturday. Duke used a second half surge to break a tie game wide open and hold on for the victory. UVA got 3 goals and an assist from Josie Owen and 2 goals and 2 assists from Charlie Finnigan. Kim Kolarik came up with 9 saves in the goal.

The loss dropps UVA to 5-4 on the season and 0-3 in the ACC. They travel to Old Dominion in a weekday matchup on Wednesday.

High School

3/25

Boys

St. Anne’s-Belfield 9, St. Stephen/St. Agnes 3

Girls

Charlottesville 12, Eastern View 14
St. Anne’s-Belfield 19, St. Catherine’s 4
Western Albemarle 14, Rockbridge County 3

3/26

Boys

Covenant 12, Fork Union Military Academy 6
Blue Ridge School 18, CM Wright (MD) 6
St. Anne’s-Belfield 7, St. Albans (DC) 3
Woodberry Forest 6, St. Marys Ryken (MD) 17