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March 30, 2014 Published in Sports

Titan Roundup

By Katie Smythe
alexandrianews.org

Spring sports are underway at T. C. Williams High School despite the weather issues. A summary follows of action in baseball, crew, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and outdoor track & field through March 29.

Baseball

T. C. Williams lost to South County 2-0 in their home opener at Simpson Field on March 24. The Titans play three games this coming week, weather permitting – at home against West Potomac on April 1, on the road against West Springfield on April 2, and at home against W. T. Woodson on April 4 (all games at 6:30 p.m.). The Titans play home games at Simpson Field. 

Crew

T. C. Williams crew hosted Washington-Lee High School in a rivalry regatta on the Potomac River on March 22. See related article. The Titans competed in a regatta at St. Andrew’s School in Delaware on March 29. Results forthcoming.

Lacrosse

The T. C. girls lost 15-13 to West Potomac on March 24. The Wolverines defeated the boys’ lacrosse team 18-2. The T. C. boys lost 15-5 to C. Milton Wright (Bel Air, Md.) on March 28. Next week, the T. C. girls play Edison at home on March 31 (JV 6:00 p.m. / Varsity 7:15 p.m.), and  the T. C. boys travel to Mt. Vernon to take on the Majors on April 1 (JV 5:30 p.m. / Varsity 7:15 p.m.). The Titans play South County on April 3 (boys home 7:15 p.m. / girls away 7:30 p.m.). Minnie Howard is the home field for T. C.

T.C. defender Alex Milliken in South Lakes game (Photo: Katie Smythe)

T.C. defender Alex Milliken in South Lakes game (Photo: Katie Smythe)

Soccer

Snow postponed the games against Centreville on March 25. On March 27, the T. C. boys defeated South Lakes 2-1, while the girls fell to the Seahawks 2-1. This coming week the Titans play South County on April 4 – girls home at Witter Field (JV 4:30 p.m. / Varsity 6:00 p.m.) and boys away (JV 5:30 p.m. / Varsity 7:00 p.m.).

Tennis

Weather-related cancellations limited the tennis action this week. The Titans had one match – against West Springfield on March 27. The T. C. girls defeated the Spartans 5-4. Winning for the Titans were No. 3 singles player Sabrina Kidane (10-3), No. 4 Isabelle Harris (10-4) and No. 5 Cara Giordono (10-2) plus No. 2 doubles team Kidane/Harris (10-10, 7-4 tiebreak) and No. 3 Giordono/Parker White (10-3). The T. C. boys lost 8-1 to West Springfield; the Titans’ No. 6 singles player Jackson Moser won 11-10 in a tiebreaker (7-4). Next week, the Titans face West Potomac on March 31, South County on April 2, and W. T. Woodson on April 3 (boys home / girls away all three days). T. C. home matches are played at 4:00 p.m. at the Chinquapin Courts.

Track & Field

The Titans' track and field team competed in their first outdoor meet of the season – the Central High School Invitational in Capital Heights, Md. on March 29. In the 200 meter dash, seniors Tyrice Henry and Phil Tyler took first and second place, respectively. Sophomore Destiny Williams finished third in the 100 meter hurdles. In the boys 1600 meter run, junior Ben Thomas placed second and freshman Jack MacKay took third; freshman Sophia Vassallo finished second in the girls 1600 meter race. T. C. took second in the boys 4-by-400 meter relay (Isaih Clarke, Eshoka Conteh, Phil Tyler, Anteneh Girma) and third in the boys 4-by-800 meter relay (Eric Folkerts, Girma, Wayne McKinney, Thomas); the girls 4-by-100 meter relay also took third place (Stephanie Brenpong, Allasha Farmer, Iye Massaquoi, Amy Kamara). In field events, T. C. sophomores Mahlique Booth and Jose Laulopez finished second and third in the triple jump, and junior Isaih Clarke took third place in both the long jump and high jump. Next week, T. C. Williams is participating in a quad meet against South County, West Springfield and W. T. Woodson at Woodson on April 2 (5:00 p.m.). The Titans also compete in the Waldorf Classic at North Point High School (Waldorf, Md.) on April 5.

Information about each sport can be found on the T. C. Williams Athletics website. Follow T. C. sports on Twitter @TCWTitans. A preview of the coming week is posted on Mondays in This Week In T. C. Sports on alexandrianews.org.

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