As the girls' basketball team at Albemarle prepared for Tuesday's season opener against Colonial Forge, the Patriots admitted they already had something the team was missing last year -- optimism.
The volleyball season started with 29 consecutive wins at Albemarle High School -- but ended with back-to-back Patriot losses.
Albemarle senior midfielder Connor Carson plans to play her college lacrosse at Old Dominion, according to her father.
Senior Night at Albemarle High School ended like most games during Albemarle’s tenure in the Commonwealth District, with the Patriots falling just short. Albemarle scored late to get within a touchdown but was unable to recover the onside kick, falling to Riverbend 28-20.
Trailing 21-10 in the fourth quarter, Albemarle rallied with two late touchdowns to take the lead with 5 minutes to play. But they were unable to stop Stafford's late rally, falling 28-22.
Mountain View took advantage of well-timed big plays to post 27 unanswered points going into halftime en route to a 37-13 victory over Albemarle in a Commonwealth District showdown Friday night.
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