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Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 2:26 pm

The Northumberland  Harriers have had a busy two weeks with some very promising results. On September 25 at King William, the Indians’ Zach Moore took first and the team third in the five team field. Pierce Delacourt was seventh, Dustin Perez 11th,  Grant Biddlecomb 14th,Tom Neale 22nd, and James Baker 26th. Biddlecomb’s time was his personal best in five straight meets. Bess Blake finished second in the ladies meet.

On October second at W&L, the guys finished fourth, one point back of W&L. For the guys, Moore took second, Delacourt eleventh, Perez fourteenth, Biddlecomb seventeenth, with another personal best, and Neale eighteenth. Bess Blake took seventh for the Lady Indians.

The Harriers will be at Lancaster on Wednesday and compete in the prestigious Milestat race in Richmond at Pole Green Park on Saturday the 19.

The Lady Indians JV field hockey completed their season last week with a visit to Lafayette High School, the local girls held the larger school scoreless in the opening half but surrendered two goals in the second to lose 0-2. The coaching staff noted the play of Nora Bowles, Darrah Downing, Bradi O’Bier and Rachel Perez. The JKV team finished the season with a 2-5-2 record which pleased the coaches as the youngsters lack of playing experience at the season’s opening. Four young ladies will be promoted to the varsity team for the remainder of their season.

The Northumberland golf team lost at the Region1A East championships at the Hobbs Hole course. The Indians finished last place in the tourney and did  not  advance a player to the state championships for the first time in several years. Chase Fisher and Patrick Lewis made the Northern Neck A-District team. On the Northern Neck All-Tournament team, those two were joined by Cory Palubinski and Bailey Lewis. On the district’s All-Academic team were Patrick Lewis, Chase Fisher, Cory Palubinski and Maddie Sumner.

For the full article, pick up the latest Northumberland Echo 10/9/19