Area High School Sports Roundup


Jaguars Take Narrow Win Over Mustangs Basketball

The Falls Church High School boys basketball team defeated George Mason High on the road 59-52 earlier this week to improve to 3-2.

Mike Medlef scored 13 points and teammate Nizar Alamin added 12 points en route to victory.

Last week, the Jaguars squad lost to Thomas Jefferson 48-45, despite 19 points from Alamin.

The Falls Church boys return to action this Friday when the team hosts Stuart at 7:45 p.m.

Lady Jaguars Fall to Thomas Jefferson, Face Stuart Friday

After suffering a 39-26 loss to Thomas Jefferson High last Friday, the Lady Jaguars basketball team welcomes Stuart this Friday at 6 p.m. as part of a double-header.

Falls Church Wrestlers Head to Stuart After Loss to Williams

The Jaguar wrestling squad came up short against T.C. Williams last week, but plans to get back on track this weekend at the Stuart Invitational.

Jaguar Swim & Dive Performs Strong Vs. Edison High

The boys and girls swim and dive teams each won against Edison High last week.

Ryan Davenport and Will Rogers each had strong performances in the 500, and Maggie Cullather stood out in the dive competition.

The team next competes against Wakefield High this Friday, Dec. 18.



Statesmen Hoops Break Even, Take on Fairfax Friday

The Marshall High boys basketball team now stands at 2-2 after a loss to Centreville 79-62 on Dec. 15 despite 12 points from Brandon Norton and 10 points from Stanley Watts.

Last Friday, the squad defeated Stuart 75-61 behind 30 points from Daniel McClain, 22 from Watts and 18 from Will Simonton.

The team is next on the court at home on Friday against Fairfax at 7:30 p.m.

Lady Statesmen Stage Strong Comeback With Two Wins

The Lady Statesmen basketball team improved to 4-2 with a 54-36 win at home against Centreville.

Last week, the team hammered Stuart 68-23 behind 19 points from Theresa Hackett. The team is at Fairfax on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Marshall Swim & Dive Team Lose to TJ High

The Marshall High boys and girls swim and dive teams lost to Thomas Jefferson High last Friday.

The girls team lost 222-93, and the boys fell 206-102.

However, the boys 200 medley relay broke a five-year-old school record.

The teams take on Langley High this Friday.


Mustangs Basketball Loses Narrowly to F.C. 59-52

The Mason High boys basketball team fell to Falls Church 59-52 last week.

Senior Jordan Cheney scored 12 points in the losing effort, and grabbed eight rebounds. Senior Ben Stewart added eight points to the board.

The team is next at Freedom High at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

Undefeated Lady Mustangs Host Potomac Falls Monday

The Lady Mustangs basketball team returns to action on Monday, Dec. 21 when they host Potomac Falls at 7 p.m.

Despite Double Losses, Mason Boys Swim Team Sets Records

Both the boys and girls swim teams fell to Briar Woods on Saturday.

The boys lost 158-121, and the girls 154-128.

Team records were set by Sam Butler in the 100 free and Will Doty in the both the 100 butterfly and the 200 free.

The team next faces Dominion High on Friday.


Narrow Loss to G.C. Marshall Puts Stuart at 1-2 for Season

The boys basketball team fell to 1-2 after a 75-61 loss to Marshall last week, despite 35 points from Antonio Harris.

The team is at Falls Church on Friday.

Lady Raiders Fall to Marshall, Face Falls Church Friday

The girls basketball team fell to Marshall 68-23, and is at Falls Church on Friday.

Stuart Swim & Dive Face Double Losses to Hayfield High

The Stuart boys and girls swim and dive team came up short against Hayfield High. The boys lost 169-145, the girls 161-150. The team gets back in the pool on Friday at Yorktown.

Stuart High Hosts Holiday Classic This Saturday

The Stuart wrestling team returns to the mat on Saturday, Dec. 19 when they host the Raider Holiday Classic.

The competitions pit the Stuart varsity team against many of the Virginia’s best schools. The event begins at 9 a.m. and go for much of the day.


At 2-2, McLean Looks to Game Vs. Langley to Add Wins

The McLean High School boys basketball team fell to Yorktown High 68-46 last week despite 14 points from Jake Pierce.

The team returns to the court on Friday, Dec. 18 at Langley High.

McLean Girls Grab Victory From Yorktown, 61-55

The McLean girls basketball team improved to 3-1 last week after a 61-55 win over Yorktown behind 15 points from Andie Romness. The team is at Langley High on Dec. 18.

Lady Highlanders Best South Lakes, Boys’ Clark Wins Dive

The Highlanders girls swim team defeated South Lakes 184-124. The boys fell 160-145, but Ian Clark won the diving event with a score of 241.55 The squad takes the pool again this Friday against Madison.