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Football Recap: Marshall Takes Hard Hit, 63-0, From Stone Bridge High School

G.C. Marshall High – 0
Stone Bridge High – 63

The George C. Marshall High School Statesmen suffered a rough loss last Friday, Sept. 12 versus Stone Bridge High School – the same high school recently given the 23rd spot out of the top 100 high school football teams in the United States by the RivalsHigh 100. masonfootballsports.jpgAt halftime, the score sat at 49-0.

Post-game reports credit big scoring to the SB Bulldogs’ passing attack at 5 TD passes in the first half and yet another TD pass to start the second half. A running TD in the fourth closed out the scoring. Key plays on Marshall’s end came from Arther Kapplow, who racked up 17 rushes for 91 yards, a touchdown and a two-point conversion. Markus Foster also carried the ball 17 times, hitting for 66 yards and one touchdown. The Statesmen face off against Langley High School this Friday on Saxon turf.

McLean High – 19
W.T. Woodson High – 36

Coming off their away-game loss against J.E.B. Stuart, the McLean High School Highlanders took another hit during last Friday’s game against W.T. Woodson High School. The home turf advantage wasn’t enough for McLean, marking their third straight loss for a season record of 0-3. Friday’s game against Washington-Lee High School will be the fourth game of the season. More here once talk to coaches.

Falls Church High – 12
South Lakes High – 35

Like McLean, Falls Church High School also suffered their third straight loss of the season during last Friday’s game at home against the South Lakes High School. The Seahawks rushed for 340 yards on that night, led by SLH’s Will Johnson. Johnson rushed for 255 yards on 19 carries. The Falls Church varsity football team will play at Wakefield High tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m.

J.E.B. Stuart High – 6
Lake Braddock Secondary – 49

Rounding out this week’s report of local pigskin upsets is the Raider-Bruin duel, which Stuart lost by more than 40 points. Coming off last week’s win at home against McLean High, the Raiders’s season record now sits at 1-2, with their other loss suffered at George Mason High School, their season opener during the last week of August. Second chances are for tomorrow’s game against the Yorktown High Patriots.