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Area High School Sports Roundup

Jaguars Basketball Suffers 58-51 Loss to Raiders

The Falls Church boys basketball team fell to Stuart High 58-51 at home last week.


Jaguars Basketball Suffers 58-51 Loss to Raiders

The Falls Church boys basketball team fell to Stuart High 58-51 at home last week.

The team was led by Nizar Alamin with 21 points, and teammate Pranave Gangele added 13. The loss drops the Jaguars to 3-3, but they return to action Monday, Dec. 28 at the Pohanka Tournament at Chantilly High.


Statesmen’s Watts Puts 24 on Board Vs. Fairfax

The Marshall High School boys basketball team defeated Fairfax 60-53 at home last Friday.

The Statesmen were paced by Stanley Watts with 24 points, including 11-for-15 from the foul line; and Martynas Verbusaitis finished with 10 points and six rebounds, including three three-pointers.

Will Simonton had 11 points, nine rebounds and seven blocks, and Daniel McClain added nine boards and five blocks.

The Statesmen (3-2) are at the Waldorf Holiday Hoops Classic starting Saturday at Westlake High.


Marshall Girls Fall to Fairfax, Meet Falls Church Tuesday

The Marshall girls basketball team fell to Fairfax 48-32 on the road, dropping their record to 4-3.

The team next takes the court Tuesday at Falls Church.


Statesmen Swimmers Face Stiff Competition from Langley

The boys swim team lost to Langley 215-94, and the girls team came up short 229-86.

Katherine Van Winkle and Zach Stahl each took first in girls and boys dive, respectively, and Andrew Nyce finished first in the 100 free.

The team returns to the pool Jan. 8 at South Lakes High.


Marshall Wrestlers Best Stonebridge, 39-29

The Marshall wrestling team defeated Stonebridge last week 39-29.

The team takes part in the Battle at the Bridge on Dec. 29 in Woodbridge.


Mason Basketball Teams Topple Competition

The Mason High School boys basketball team defeated Freedom High 49-39 last week.

Freshman Aaron Young scored 12 points, and Michael Wolfe added 10 for the Mustangs (3-4).

The squad takes the court Dec. 28 when they battle Mountain View High School in the first round of the Chantilly Holiday Tournament at 12:30 p.m. The Mason girls handled Potomac Falls 56-50 behind 18 points from Chantal Thomas and 16 points from Stephanie Cheney.


Mustangs Defeat Dominion, Qualify for States 200 Freestyle Relay

The Mustangs’ swim and dive team had something to be happy about as both the boys and girls


GEORGE MASON’S WILL DOTY competed in the 500 free during last week’s competition against Dominion High. Both Mason teams won their meets. (Photo: Brad Mills)

defeated Dominion High on Friday. The boys won 87-83, the girls 86-84. The boys 200 freestyle relay qualified for states. The team next takes the pool Jan. 8 against Loudoun County High at Claude Moore Park.



Raiders Win Over Falls Church, Head to Hoop Holiday Classic

The Stuart High School boys basketball team defeated the Falls Church Jaguars 58-51 last week.

Antonio Harris led the way with 23 points, and the  Raiders basketball team is back in action on Dec. 28 at the Hoop Classic Holiday Tournament at Wise High School.

The girls basketball team returns to action Jan. 5 at Edison High.

Stuart Wrestling Tourney Cancelled Due to Weather

Stuart High School’s Raider Holiday Classic wrestling tournament was canceled last weekend due to the blizzard.

The Raiders wrestling squad is back in action on Dec. 30 to participate in the West Potomac High Christmas Classic Tournament.


Langley Upsets McLean Basketball Hopes

The McLean boys basketball team had a tough go of it against Langley last week, with the boys losing 69-48.

The Highlanders girls basketball team also lost, 45-31, to Langley.

Gordo Rogo had 11 points in the loss for the boys.

The boys return to action Dec. 29 at a holiday tournament in Rockville.

The girls team will begin a holiday tournament Dec. 28 at Stafford High.





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