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Mason Scholastic Bowl Wins Conference 35 Championship

(From l to r) seniors Jarman Taylor and Ben Cohen led the team in scoring, with additional scoring from senior Jeremiah Ogle. In the image above, the trio of seniors stand with head coach Jamie Scharff after a taping of "It's Academic." (Photo: Carol Sly)
(From l to r) seniors Jarman Taylor and Ben Cohen led the team in scoring, with additional scoring from senior Jeremiah Ogle. In the image above, the trio of seniors stand with head coach Jamie Scharff after a taping of “It’s Academic.” (Photo: Carol Sly)

George Mason High School’s scholastic bowl team won the Conference 35 championship last Friday at Luray High School and advanced to the Region B tournament. The Mustangs defeated Clarke County High School 300-125 in the conference championship.

The  Mustangs, who only lost one match throughout the regular season, had a first round bye. In the second round they faced Strasburg High School, who had beaten Luray in round one, and defeated the the Rams 265-110.

Mason moved on to face off against Clarke County High School, the winners of the other tournament bracket, and beat them 285-95 to qualify for the championship in the tournament’s double-elimination format. The Eagles emerged from the games among the one-loss teams to face the Mustangs again in the final.

The Mustangs advanced to the Region B tournament, which is scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 7, at Luray.

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