ROANOKE, Va. - The Bridgewater College riding team placed fourth Saturday at the Hollins IHSA show and moved closer to first place in the regional team standings with one show left in the season.
The Eagles entered Saturday's show in third place in the overall standings and were five points behind the leader. Following Saturday's show, the Eagles remain in third place, but are now just two points out of first.
The University of Virginia scored 38 points to place first at the Hollins show. Washington and Lee placed second with 35 points, followed by Hollins with 33 and Bridgewater with 32.
U.Va. leads the regional standings with 242 points, one point ahead of Randolph College in second and two points ahead of the Eagles in third. U.Va. will host the final show of the IHSA season on Sunday morning.
Emmy Rhodes placed third in intermediate over fences while Brooke Cole placed fifth in intermediate on the flat.
In the walk/trot/canter classes, Amelia Johnston placed fifth and Alyssa Makoski received a third-place ribbon.
In the walk/trot class, Shea Sutherland placed second.