The girls won the championship match over the Manassas Battle Field team, which had a season record of 5-1.
The girls team was composed of 12 players from Falls Church and the area. Samie Boryan was from Falls Church, while Erin and Jessica Alexis, Ellie Clark, Ella Deeken, Nicole Lee, Kate Salamido and Haley Wenk came from the McLean district. Kristen Somers, Coleen Salazar and Margaret Doyle were from Vienna.
The team was coached by Mary Minshall.
The U-11 McLe
an Boys Basketball team won all four of their games at the Braddock Road Thanksgiving Tournament, held over the Thanksgiving weekend. The boys defeated teams from Herndon, Vienna and Gainesville before trouncing Lee District in overtime for the gold in a final game held last Sunday at Lake Braddock High School. The team consisted of (left to right) Matt Livingston, Eric Mintz, Chase Barrand, John Rau, Bo Miles, Tax Ridgely, Patrick Ryan, Chris Murphy, Will Rock and Jack Coleman.
The Ankle Biter Steelers, a Vienna Youth Football Association team, ended the 2009 season on Nov. 14 undefeated, with nine wins and no losses, winning the Fairfax County Youth Football League AB Championship. Pictured above in the team’s trophy shot are, left to right: (back row) Coaches Adrian Showells, Doug Mitchell, Chris Collins and Dick Thomas; (second row) Head Coach Brian Walston, Zachary Saporito, Tucker Mitchell, Brian Collins, Bradley Wharton, Aidan Platter and Coach Todd Horacek; (third row) Lucian Walston, Jacob Lusk, Connor Cryan, Eli Wisemiller, Alex Deeds and Clark Thomas; and (bottom row) Mohammed Khraibani, James Schagrin, Ian McQueen, PJ Whitsworth and Antonio Leon.