The All-Star tournament has started for two of FCKLL’s teams and they’re both off to a great start! The Blue Team (ages 9-11; managed by Joe Greiner) blasted off their tournament play with a commanding 15-0 win over the Mason District All Stars. Teddy Greiner dominated the mound by throwing a perfect game to include eight strikeouts.
The Falls Church Kiwanis Little League is proud to announce the 2022 All-Star Teams! They saw tremendous work throughout the Spring season and the teams are currently working hard to prepare for tournament play in the coming weeks.
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.
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).
A rainy Tuesday afternoon — though thankfully no thunderstorms and lightning this time — saw no fewer than four Meridian Mustangs squads in action with their seasons in the balance, with two of those games coming at home.
A deep and talented roster saw six George C. Marshall High School students compete in solo events at the Track and Field State Championship, alongside teams competing in relay events.
Following four years running track and cross country at Justice High School, senior Ryan Watson has committed to Penn State as the next step in his career.
FCKLL’s spring season is coming to a close this Saturday, June 4. We have had a tremendous baseball season with 581 boys and girls in the league from ages four to 13. Closing day will be all day Saturday with championship games for A, AA, AAA and Majors all being held at Westgate Elementary School.
The Meridian Mustangs boys’ soccer team was competing against the weather as much as it was against visiting Maggie Walker High School on this wet, stormy Thursday afternoon, as multiple delays interrupted their Regional Final matchup.
As the calendar flips from May to June and action resumes after the long holiday weekend, every Meridian High School athletics squad finds themselves either in the midst of postseason play, or already finished with their Spring 2022 campaign.