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Falls Church H.S. — 7

South County S.S. — 44

South County Secondary bolted out of the gates and scored early and often at home against Northern Region rival Falls Church, getting their first win of the season to improve to 1-1. The Stallions, as a team, wore down the Jaguar defense with a persistent running attack, finishing with a remarkable 19 first downs, 419 yards and four rushing scores.

Junior wideout Jeremy Jones hooked up with quarterback Yousef Khatib for Falls Church’s only score on the night. However, two interceptions on the part of the Stallions spelled defeat for the Jaguars, who also fumbled twice in the game.

Falls Church looks to rebound this Friday when they travel South Lakes (1-1) at 7:30 p.m. to battle the Seahawks, while South County hopes to continue their staunch running attack at home against Edison, who is also 1-1.

             

McLean H.S. — 44

J.E.B. Stuart H.S. — 8

The McLean Highlanders improved their record to 1-1 on the season by crushing J.E.B. Stuart High, who fell to 2-0.

The Raiders will take on Lake Braddock High this Friday, looking to get their first win of the season, while McLean hopes to get a winning record at Woodson High at 7:30 p.m.  

 

Marshall H.S. — 23

Fairfax H.S. — 20

The last time these two Northern Region squads faced off, Fairfax demolished the Statesmen 42-0. In their last four meetings, Fairfax has outscored Marshall by the combined score of 117-13. This time, however, Marshall entered the game determined to end the 11-game losing streak to the Rebels that hung over their heads.

At the start of the second quarter, the score was locked up at a touchdown apiece. However, the Marshall offense got on track, taking a 23-7 lead that they would not relinquish.

Marshall looks to improve to 3-0 on the season this Friday at district rival Stone Bridge High School at 7:30 p.m., while Fairfax tries to rebound at Washington & Lee High School at the same time.

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