Abby Whitlock controls the ball for the LB girls’ soccer team.
Photo by Jim Devinney

The Lord Botetourt girls will be in Vinton tonight as William Byrd High School plays host to the Blue Ridge District soccer tournament. LB will play the winner of a first round game between William Fleming and Northside at 5 p.m. at Byrd’s Patterson Stadium.

Host Byrd and Staunton River will meet in the second game, and the winners will play for the BRD championship Friday at 5 p.m. at Byrd. The Cavaliers come in with a 14-2 overall record after beating Byrd and William Fleming last week.
Against Byrd the Cavs won 4-0 in Vinton. Scoring for the Cavaliers were Briana Myerss, Mary-Randall Plunkett, Ally Spangler and Allie Plenge.

On Thursday the Cavaliers celebrated “Senior Night” with a 10-0 win over William Fleming at LB. Senior Marlee Newson had a three-goal hat trick in just her second game back after foot surgery. Carleigh Booth and Chloe Beasley split time in the goal to pick up the shutout.