Area High School Sports Roundup: January 7 – 13, 2010


Jaguars Lose 5th Straight Game, Down 49-36 Vs. Hayfield

The Falls Church High School boys basketball team lost its fifth straight when the squad fell to Hayfield 49-36 on the road on Jan. 5.

Nizar Alamin scored 17 points for the Jaguars in the loss, which drops them to 3-7. Falls Church is at Edison on Friday.

Falls Church Girls Hoops Fall 64-18 to Hayfield

The Lady Jaguars basketball team fell to Hayfield 64-18 earlier this week. The team welcomes Edison at 7:45 p.m. Friday.

Jaguar Swimmers Head to 21st Annual Kecoughtan Invite

The Jaguar swim team returns  to the pool Friday against Yorktown, and participates in the 21st Annual Kecoughtan Invitational at Midtown Aquatic on Saturday.



Marshall Boys Win 2nd Straight Game, Go 3-0 in Liberty District

The Marshall High School boys basketball team won its second straight game on the road with a 62-52 victory over South Lakes earlier this week.

Will Simonton scored 15 points to go with 12 rebounds and four assists, and Daniel McClain added 15 points and 12 rebounds as well.

The win improves the Statesmen to 5-5 overall and 3-0 in the Liberty District. Earlier in the week, the team defeated McLean 57-42.

Marshall plays Langley today, and Madison on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Statesmen Winter Teams Back in Action, Swimmers Return Friday

The Statesmen wrestling team faced off against South Lakes on the road on Wednesday, Jan. 6., and welcomes Langley on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

The gymnastic team had a meet on Wednesday, and is next at McLean on Monday, Jan. 11.

After a long lay off, the Marshall swim team returns to the pool Friday against South Lakes.



Mason Boys Hoops Suffer Double Setback

The George Mason boys varsity basketball team fell 73-55 to Potomac Falls High last Saturday. Senior Jordan Cheney scored 17 points and snagged 12 rebounds.

The boys narrowly lost, 65-63, to AAA school South County in the third-place game of the Chantilly Holiday Tournament.

Freshman Aaron Young scored 19 points, setting a personal career record, with four clutch three-pointers. Sophomore Jeremy Stewart set a personal record with 17 points.

The boys team opened their Bull Run schedule when they took on Manassas Park Wesnesday night, with results too late for press time. The boys host The Avalon School at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Following Losses Last Week, Lady ‘Stangs Take on Briar Woods

The George Mason girls varsity basketball team took on Briar Woods High Wesnesday night with results too late for press.


Stuart Boys Defeat Edison, 46-36, Harris Adds 19 Points to Board

The Stuart High School boys basketball team defeated Edison 46-36 at home earlier this week to improve its record to 4-5. Antonio Harris scored 19 points in the victory. The team returns to action at Washington-Lee on Friday.

Lady Raiders Look to Friday to Score Win After Loss to Edison

The Stuart girls basketball team fell to Edison 83-33. Bianca Cesaratto scored 15 points. The Raiders welcome Washington-Lee on Friday at 7:45 p.m.



McLean Boys Basketball Fall 57-42 to Marshall Statesmen

The McLean High School boys basketball team fell to Marshall 57-42. Gordon Rogo scored 10 points, and the team now sits at 4-5. The team is at South Lakes on Jan. 12.

Highlanders Prepare to Take on 2010 Meets

After a long time out of the pool, the McLean swim team takes on Fairfax on Friday, and the wrestling squad is at Madison on Saturday after a long layoff. The gymnastics team has a home meet Monday, starting at 6:30 p.m.