Madison Inscoe was voted Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week after pitching in two shutouts to help the Lady Saints softball team win a state title. As a freshman, Inscoe has been able to achieve and be a part of things many freshmen don’t. A week ago, Inscoe was on one of the biggest high school stages and was able to come through for her team. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team won its first state title in more than 20 years, and Inscoe pitched the two complete games, needed for the Lady Saints to achieve a long-standing goal. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
With humility, humor and a hunger to make a difference, some of the 68 members of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s class of 2019 shared their memories and philosophical musings before all took their first steps as high school graduates. Student Council President Mason Harrell spoke of shared experiences with teachers and classmates but said there was a highlight and a strong coincidence with the recent opening of a fast food restaurant. “Luckily for us, our senior year ended with a bang when the Bojangles’ opened a couple of months ago,” Harrell said to laughter from the crowd who gathered on the lawn in front of the school for the ceremony. “For those of you who know me well, that was a huge deal. And I’m not saying there’s any correlation, but our school did win two state championships right after it opened.” To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Six Lady Saints softball players earned All-State honors following their state championship win. It was a dream season for the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy softball team. After falling just short of the state title game for several seasons, the Lady Saints finally got over the hump by not only reaching the game but also winning it. NSA went into the playoffs with a No. 3 seed and was bound to have a strong showing on the All-State teams. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy baseball team had three players make the All-State team this season. The Saints’ baseball season came to an end last week after a first-round exit in the state tournament. However, the team has some nice accolades to show for such a strong season. Zac Morris, Nic Psimas and Iziah Turner were all Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II All-State selections. Psimas and Morris were selected to the first team, while Turner was selected to the second team. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy wins first state softball title since 1993
Nansemond-Suffolk 1, Greenbrier Christian 0
Madison Inscoe tossed a complete game Friday in Glen Allen, allowing four hits, and the Saints won their first state title Friday since 1993. “This feels amazing; these girls earned it,” said head coach Brittany Thornburg.
Addy Greene drove in Jessica Chang in the top of the fifth for the lone run. Greene and Chang, who tripled before scoring, had two hits apiece. For the Saints, the win avenged a pair of 1-0 losses to the Gators this season. “We just tried to keep it simple, to see the ball and hit the ball, and we finally got some balls to drop into the holes this time,” Thornburg said. To continue reading the article in The Daily Press, please click here.