Nansemond-Suffolk Academy senior Delaney Taylor officially signed her National Letter of Intent on Friday to play softball for Guilford College. Taylor has been committed to the Guilford program for about a year. When Taylor visited the campus for the first time, she immediately felt like it was home. After talking to the coach, she felt like it was the right move to make. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy alumnus Dominick Claxton was named USA South Rookie of the Year. Dominick Claxton, a freshman outfielder for Ferrum College, recently won the rookie of the year award in the conference. Not only was he the Rookie of the Year, but also he was named second team All-Conference.
Claxton is the third Panther ever to receive Rookie of the Year honors. He is currently enjoying a season in which he had 21 stolen bases with a batting average of .310. So far this season, he has 36 hits and 31 runs, which are among the top 12 in the conference. In conference play, he was tied for first place for 22 runs. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Eli Dowd '18, who is a member of the Varsity Boys' Lacrosse Team, has been nominated for the Duke Automotive—Suffolk News-Herald Player of the Week! Please vote for Eli by 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday by sending an email with his name and the subject "Player of the Week" to email@example.com.
Eli scored five goals in the Saints’ 13-11 win against Covenant School. Great job, Eli!
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy’s softball team went 2-0 for the week after it defeated Norfolk Christian Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Saints have now improved to 12-2, as they got their win Wednesday against Norfolk Christian. Pitcher Reese Byrd had 10 strikeouts but did give up a home run. NSA won back-to-back games, as they beat Peninsula Catholic on Tuesday at home. Madi Currin and Gabby Infranco had two RBIs each.
In the recent VISAA Division II softball polls, NSA remained at No. 2, right behind fellow Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools opponent Greenbrier Christian. NSA will face Norfolk Academy on the road at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy defeated Norfolk Christian Wednesday 8-1 in a Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools matchup. NSA has won six games in a row. Their record is now 10-3 as the Saints continue to impress this season. Nic Psimas got the win at pitcher for the Saints.
“I think we have been well,” Psimas said of his team’s recent play. “Everyone expected us to win five games and we’ve already done much better than that. Every game, we are doing what we need to do. Even in our losses, the games have been close.” To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.