The accolades for an already record breaking 2009-10 academic and athletic school year continue to pour in to George Mason High School, according to a report filed on the school’s athletic website today. For the second year in a row, the Mustangs are being awarded the coveted Wachovia Cup, the state’s top sports award for overall achievement in athletics in VHSL Group A.
George Mason ironically is sharing the title with Radford High School, the same school from which the Mustangs wrestled three of their record six state athletic and academic titles this year.
The Wachovia Cup winner is determined by a point system based on performance in state championship events. Both Mason and Radford ended the season with 397.5.
Mason completed the spring season winning VHSL championships in boys and girls soccer and boys tennis as well as a third place finish in girls outdoor track and reached the semifinals in girls tennis.
The Mustangs also won VHSL championships in girls cross country and girls basketball, while earning points in boys cross country and sportsmanship. In addition to Mason, Blacksburg and Frank W. Cox high schools won the Wachovia Cup for Groups AA and AAA respectively.
The winners will be recognized during VHSL day at a University of Virginia football game in the fall.