Author: Ryan McCafferty

Sports

Meridian Baseball Falls in Semis, Soccer Moves to Finals; Coach Spinello’s Farewell

The past weekend was a busy one for Meridian High School athletics as both the boys’ baseball and soccer teams competed in their respective semifinals of the Virginia State Tournament, the former of which was held at Spotsylvania High School while the latter was at nearby Courtland. Baseball fell 5-4 to Abingdon, ending their season one step short of the biggest stage, while soccer defeated Cave Springs 4-1 and advanced to the Finals, where they ultimately lost 1-0 to Yorktown’s Tabb High School.

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Playoff Season in Full Swing, Both Lacrosse Teams in Regional Finals

It’s been a crucial week for Meridian High School athletics as several teams have entered their postseason campaigns, while others conclude their regular season. Both the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams began their playoff runs, with the boys taking down Culpeper 16-4 on Thursday at home and then upsetting Brentsville on the road on Monday by a score of 7-5 to advance to the Regional Finals, where they’ll remain on the road to face Fauquier on Thursday.