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FALLS CHURCH H.S.

Jaguars Varsity Football Delivers 16-14 Win

Falls Church High’s varsity football team broke Edison High’s 20-game district win streak last Friday, Oct. 16, edging out the Eagles with a 16-14 win. FH-Varsity-Win

FALLS CHURCH H.S.

Jaguars Varsity Football Delivers 16-14 Win

Falls Church High’s varsity football team broke Edison High’s 20-game district win streak last Friday, Oct. 16, edging out the Eagles with a 16-14 win.

Jaguar Mauricio Sobero made a 37-yard field goal in the first quarter, followed seconds later by the Eagles’ Angus Harper, who made a 65-yard touchdown run, with Bill Arnez making the kick.

The score stayed 7-3, Edison leading, till the third quarter with Falls Church senior Marcus Hughes making a 46-yard touchdown run and Sobero adding a point on the kick. Edison retaliated with Harper making a speedy 64-yard run with Arnez kicking.

Falls Church followed up with Hughes making a 11-yard touchdown run in the last quarter.

Hughes and Harper’s combined for 405 rushing yards.

The win brought Falls Church’s season record to three wins and four losses.

Falls Church hosts Mount Vernon High for its Homecoming game this Friday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m.

Falls Church Field Hockey Drops Two Matches

The Falls Church High varsity field hockey team fell 4-0 to Washington Lee last Friday, Oct. 16.In district play, the girls also lost, 5-2, to Edison High on Monday, Oct. 19.

Falls Church Volleyball Loses in Five Sets

After a tough fought win against Mount Vernon on Oct. 8, the Jaguars varsity volleyball team lost 3-2 against George C. Marshall High on Monday, Oct. 19.

Their recent match leaves the Jaguars with one win and 11 losses. Falls Church takes on West Potomac in an away match today, Oct. 22, at 7:15 p.m.


GEORGE MARSHALL  H.S.

Marshall Volleyball Wins, Battles Langley and McLean

Following the Marshall varsity volleyball team’s 3-2 win over Falls Church High on Oct. 19, the girls faced Langley High on Wednesday night with results too late for press.

The team will host McLean High next Monday, Oct. 26, at 7:15 p.m. for their Senior Night.

GEORGE MASON H.S.

Mason Football Takes 48-0 Loss Against Clarke County

The Mason varsity football team fell 48-0 to Clarke County High on Friday, Oct. 16.

The loss comes as Mason’s second for the season. The Mustangs suffered a 20-7 defeat against Central-Woodstock High earlier in October.

The team hosts Madison County this Friday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. for the George Mason Homecoming game.

Mason Volleyball Falls to Strasburg Powerhouse

Mason’s varsity volleyball team lost three straight sets to Strasburg High last Thursday.

The win for Strasburg extended the team’s season record to 17 wins and one loss – its season opener match against Sherando High in August.

 

J.E.B. STUART H.S.

Stuart Cross Country Places Strong at District Preview

Senior cross country runner Chris Zapple finished sixth out of 200 runners at last Thursday’s National District Championship Preview.

Zapple finished with a time of 16:35 which earned him All District honors.

Freshman Henry Lopez placed 23rd with a time of 17:50.

For the girls, freshman Madi Albrecht came in 17th place, followed by senior Edith Partida in 19th. The girls competed in a pool of more than 100 runners.

The National District Championship is next Wednesday, Oct. 28.

 

MCLEAN H.S.

McLean Field Hockey Players Given District Honors

Senior Caitlin Baker of the McLean varsity field hockey team was named Liberty District Player of the Year.

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MCLEAN HIGH SCHOOL’S girls varsity field hockey beat crosstown rival Langley High, 3-0, last Thursday to retain the Rotary Cup. McLean’s scores were made by Becca Latimer, Kristina Bettner and Jordan Walker. Assists came from Caitlin Baker, Jamie Bell and Latimer. The girls won their game against Thomas Jefferson on Monday, 2-1, but lost their Liberty District semifinal game 4-0 versus Fairfax High. (Photo: Courtesy Jennifer Baker)

Baker also made it on the first team along with teammates seniors Casey Alexander and Olivia Applewhite.

Second team reps from the Highlanders were juniors Kristina Bettner and Jamie Bell.

McLean Varsity Volleyball Struggles Vs. Stone Bridge

The McLean varsity volleyball team lost in three sets to Stone Bridge High on Monday, Oct. 19, extending its season record to 10 losses and two wins. The team took on South Lakes High Wednesday night with results too late for press. The girls travel to Marshall High on Monday, Oct. 26.

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