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Area High School Sports Roundup

GEORGE C. MARSHALL  H.S.

Marshall Field Hockey Ups Win Tally to 6 Wins, 4 Losses

Marshall’s varsity field hockey team defeated Hayfield Secondary, 4-0, on Monday night.

Senior Leslie Beard scored a goal with an assist from Maddie O’Beirne. Seniors Kelly Crider and Melie Campos delivered two more goals, with Crider assisting Campos on her goal. Sophomore Paige Veoni made the Statesmen’s fourth goal, with an assist from O’Beirne.

George Mason H.S.

Mason Varsity Football Ekes Win Over Stonewall Jackson

The Mason varsity football team played a scoreless regulation against Stonewall Jackson high school last Friday night, but came out with a 7-6 win after just one overtime exchange.

The Mustangs scored on their first overtime possession on a 10-yard touchdown strike from junior quarterback Tyler Duncan to sophomore tight end Stephen Lubnow. Freshman kicker Henry Darmstadter then hit the extra point to make the score 7-0.

Stonewall answered with a touchdown on fourth down, and decided to go for the win by attempting a two-point conversion.

The conversion attempt was stuffed by senior linebacker Matt Palmieri who sealed the game for Mason. It was the second week in a row that Palmieri made the difference in the game by stopping PAT attempts.

With the victory, Mason moves to 3-0 on the season. They play Colonial Beach in their second home game of the season this Friday evening.

Mustangs Volleyball Falls 3-0 to Yorktown High

The Mustangs varsity volleyball team lost 3-0 to AAA Yorktown last Wednesday in their first action since the Raider Rumble tournament. Yorktown’s strong hitting skills were able to overpower the Mason defense throughout the night as they cruised to a victory in straight sets.

The Park View match got off to a promising start, but Park View would eventually counter the strong start for the Mustangs, and won the match 3-0. “Before the district game I want the team to really perform as a team unit,” said Head Coach Liz Rizzi.

J.E.B. STUART H.S.

Stuart Cross Country Runners Show Strong at Gravelly Point

The J.E.B. Stuart boys and girls varsity cross country teams participated in last Wednesday’s race at Gravelly Point in Arlington.

For the girls, freshman Madi Albrecht and senior Edith Partida finished in fourth and fifth, respectively, out of a field of 100 runners.

On the boys team, sophomore Ryan Mioduski took second place out of 100 runners for the three-mile course. He finished with a time of 16:31, edging past a runner from Hayfield Secondary.

Overall, Stuart fielded 35 of its runners at the mostly flat, scenic course along the Potomac River. Many runners posted personal and seasonal records for the team.

The teams traveled to Mason District Park this Wednesday, Sept. 23, with results too late for press time. Stuart will challenge district rivals Edison, Washington-Lee and Yorktown High Schools.

McLean High

McLean Field Hockey Takes Back-to-Back Losses

McLean High’s varsity field hockey team suffered two setbacks last week, with Tuesday’s 3-0 loss against St. Stephen’s St. Agnes School, and then Wednesday’s 4-2 loss to Madison High.

During Wednesday’s game, the McLean Highlanders took an early 2-0 lead with goals from seniors Olivia Applewhite and Johanna Morrison. Senior Caitlin Baker provided the assists.

Madison, however, fought back with a late goal in the first half, followed by another goal early in the second which tied the game.

McLean kept up pressure on Madison, but was unable to convert while Madison took advantage of scoring opportunities.

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