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Meridian Baseball Falls in Semis, Soccer Moves to Finals; Coach Spinello’s Farewell

The past weekend was a busy one for Meridian High School athletics as both the boys’ baseball and soccer teams competed in their respective semifinals of the Virginia State Tournament, the former of which was held at Spotsylvania High School while the latter was at nearby Courtland. Baseball fell 5-4 to Abingdon, ending their season one step short of the biggest stage, while soccer defeated Cave Springs 4-1 and advanced to the Finals, where they ultimately lost 1-0 to Yorktown’s Tabb High School.

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Falls Church Little League: Featured ‘Game of the Week’

FCKLL’s regular season wrapped up this past weekend celebrating 48 teams and 581 players. Closing Day featured championship games with the following tournament champs taking home trophies: Single A: Sawyer’s King Cobras (sponsor Beyer Volvo); AA: Edel’s Sharks (sponsor District Taco); AAA: Izawa’s Wrecking Balls (sponsor Falls Church News Press); and Majors: Pipia’s Avalanche (sponsor Montage Marketing).