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The Falls Church High School boys lacrosse team won a squeaker against McLean last Friday 8-7. The team had a Wednesday home match against Lee after this paper’s deadline, and doesn’t play again until April 5 at Madison.

 

 

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St. James’s 8th-Grade basketball team took second place in the Northern Virginia Junior Catholic Youth Organization’s varsity girls Division 4 tournament, following their victory over St. Michael’s on March 14. The girls are coached by Edwin Goyonaga (back row, far right). (Photo: Stephen Falcon)

FALLS CHURCH HIGH

The Falls Church High School boys lacrosse team won a squeaker against McLean last Friday 8-7. The team had a Wednesday home match against Lee after this paper’s deadline, and doesn’t play again until April 5 at Madison.

The girls lacrosse team fell to Annandale 17-3 and McLean 14-9 last week, but looks to get back on the winning side of things at Centreville on Friday at 7:15 p.m.

The Jaguar baseball team heads to Hayfield on Thursday for a 6 p.m. game, and then competes in the Marshall Tournament starting this weekend.

The softball team had a couple of rough outings last week, and heads to Hayfield on Thursday at 6 p.m.

The boys soccer team lost to Madison 3-0 last Friday, and returns to the field on Thursday at Washington and Lee for a 7 p.m. match.

The girls soccer team lost to West Potomac 5-0 on the road on Tuesday, and next plays at home on Thursday at 7 p.m. against Washington and Lee.

The girls tennis team fell to Yorktown last Friday 9-0, and returns to the court at home against Wakefield on Thursday at 4 p.m. The boys tennis team is also back in action on Thursday for a 4 p.m. match at Wakefield.

GEORGE C. MARSHALL HIGH

The Marshall High School softball team got off to a fast start last week with victories over Washington and Lee (6-2) and Bishop Ireton (7-0). The squad starts play in the Hayfield tournament this weekend.

The Statesmen baseball team fell to Washington and Lee 8-5 last Friday, and heads to Fairfax for a 6:30 p.m. game on Thursday.

The girls lacrosse team had an up-and-down pair of matches last week. The squad dominated Stuart 17-1, but fell to Langley 18-5. The team is back in action on April 7 when it welcomes Yorktown.

The boys lacrosse team fell to Stuart 9-2 last Thursday, and doesn’t return to the field until April 7 at Yorktown.

The girls tennis team kicked off Liberty District play last week against McLean, but came up short 8-1. Heather Hopwood and Katie MacDowell paired for a doubles victory. The squad’s subsequent match against Fairfax got rained out, and the girls return to action at Langley on April 5. The boys tennis team returns to the court on April 5 at home against Langley.

The boys soccer team is at T.C. Williams on Thursday at 7 p.m., and the girls host T.C. Williams at the same date and time.

GEORGE MASON HIGH

The Mason High School boys soccer team is off to a solid start this season with a 1-0-3 record, with the win coming against Brentsville District High 1-0 off a Nick Smirniotopoulos goal. The team returns to action on April 5 at South Lakes High.

The Mustang girls soccer team has also started fast, with victories over South Lakes 4-1 and Potomac Falls 1-0. The squad host Loudoun Valley on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The baseball team lost its season opened to Loudoun County High 5-4 last Thursday. The team faces Chantilly on Friday.

The softball team beat Stuart 17-2 last week, and returns to the field at home on Thursday for a 5:30 p.m. game against Wakefield.

The girls lacrosse team has come out swinging this season, defeating Potomac Falls 12-5 last Friday before dominating Heritage 21-11 on Tuesday. The team welcomes Eastern View on April 5.

The boys lacrosse team defeated Potomac Falls 8-7 last Friday, but fell to Heritage on Tuesday 7-6. The team is at Eastern View on April 5.

Boys tennis returns to the court on April 5 at Potomac Falls, and the girls welcome Potomac Falls on April 5.

 

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The Matrix 10U Black Team, consisting of 5th graders from Falls Church, Fairfax and Arlington, won the gold medal in the 10-and-under bracket in the Division 1 AAU Nationals tournament held last week in Roanoke, Va. (Photo: Liz Reed)

MCLEAN HIGH

The McLean High School baseball team was firing on all cylinders in defeating Marshall 9-0 on Tuesday. On Thursday, the squad is back in action at Thomas Jefferson at 6:30 p.m. before heading to the Lions Club Invitational in San Diego next week.

The Highlander softball team defeated Marshall 16-0 on Tuesday, and is at Thomas Jefferson on Thursday before heading to a tournament in Myrtle Beach next week.

The girls soccer team notched a 6-0 victory over Marshall on Tuesday. Andie Romness tallied three goals, Melissa Downey scored two and Katie Yensen added one. The team hosts Centreville on Thursday at 7 p.m.

The boys soccer team is off to a fast start, including a 2-1 home victory over Marshall on Tuesday, and is back in action on Thursday at Centreville at 7 p.m.

The girls lacrosse team defeated Falls Church 14-9 last week, and is at Thomas Jefferson on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The boys lacrosse team lost to McLean 8-7 last Friday, at is at Thomas Jefferson on Thursday at 7 p.m.

The boys tennis team keeps rolling, winning 9-0 against Marshall last week. The team returns to the court on Thursday at Thomas Jefferson at 4 p.m. The girls tennis team also defeated Marshall last week, and welcomes Thomas Jefferson on Thursday at 4 p.m.

J.E.B. STUART HIGH

The Stuart High School boys tennis team broke out their rackets against Mount Vernon last week, winning 9-0. The team faces Hayfield at home on Thursday at 4 p.m.

Not to be outdone, the Raiders girls tennis team also defeated Mount Vernon 9-0, and is at Hayfield for a 4 p.m. match on Thursday.

The baseball team fell to Dominion 12-2 lat Friday, and welcomes Mount Vernon on Thursday at 6 p.m. The softball hosts Mount Vernon on Thursday at 6 p.m. as well.

The boys soccer team hasn’t been lucky, losing to Langley 3-1 last Friday and falling to Annandale 3-1 on Tuesday. The guys seek a victory on Thursday at home against Yorktown at 7 p.m.

The girls soccer team has also had a tough go of it, losing 3-0 to Langley on Friday and 2-0 to Annandale on Tuesday. The squad heads to Yorktown on Thursday for a 7 p.m. match.

Boys lacrosse defeated Marshall 9-2 last Thursday, and hosts Washington and lee on Friday at 6 p.m. The girls lacrosse team suffered a pair of tough losses recently, and is at Lee High on April 7.

 

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