Virginia Storm Football: Storm nip Renegades 7-6 in season-opening win
By DEREK MAJOR - Bulletin Sports Writer
The Virginia Storm semi-professional football team played its first home game of the season Saturday, coming from behind with a minute left in the fourth quarter and holding for a 7-6 victory over the Carolina Renegades at the Smith River Sports Complex (SRSC).
The Storm’s (1-0) offense struggled all game long, but on their final drive quarterback Marcus Mayo took the storm 70 yards, including a well-thrown 30-yard completion to Kenny Perry — Patrick County High School’s head football coach — to set up the winning score. On the final play of the drive, Mayo took the ball in himself for the touchdown.
The Renegades (0-1) got the ball back with just under a minute left and drove to the Storm’s 15-yard line. They just couldn’t get the ball into the end zone as time expired.
The Storm’s defense was tough the entire game, giving up just one touchdown and recording three interceptions and five sacks.
PHCC Men's hoops ends season at Region X tourney
Also: Patriots softball team loses doubleheader
By FROM BULLETIN STAFF REPORTS -
The Patrick Henry Community College men’s basketball saw its season end on Saturday in the NJCAA Region X basketball tournament hosted by Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, N.C.
The Patriots (17-11) lost to Louisburg College 78-69, dropping their third game against its North Carolina rival.
“We didn’t finish the season the way we wanted to,” PHCC head coach Kenny Wade said. “They beat us with their transition game and we couldn’t get stops when we needed to.”
DaQuan Kerman led the Patriots with 17 points. Jashad Jamison added 16 as four Patriot scorers finished in double figures.