For the second year in a row there was no change regarding the champion of the annual Arlington County golf tournament, as the Yorktown Patriots won the three-team high-school title.
As the host Washington-Liberty Generals built a big first-half lead then held on in the final minute to win for the first time this season the night of March 19, miles away in Fairfax County the Yorktown Patriots improved to 2-2 with a blowout victory.
The Yorktown High School field hockey team began the week with a 4-1 record. Its lone loss was to McLean, 1-0. One of its victories was over defending state-champion Langley, 2-1.
One of the biggest high-school sporting events in Arlington of any year is the annual varsity football showdown between the Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots.
Numerous varsity high-school girls and boys basketball players were chosen to all-district and all-region teams for their performances during the shortened 2020-21 season.
Following a first-round bye, the third-seeded Washington-Liberty Generals (8-3) defeated No. 6 seed Forest Park/Hylton, 6-2, in a quarterfinal match of the Capital Scholastic Hockey League club playoffs.
With losses in their opening games and poor offensive production, the head coaches of the Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots are planning changes to those units they hope lead to improvement for their second games of the 2021 high-school football seasons.
High-school track and field competitors from across the commonwealth’s largest jurisdictions will descend on Virginia Beach March 1 for the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 boys and girls indoor state-championship meets.
W-L STATE GYMNASTICS: The Liberty District and 6D North Region champion Washington-Liberty Generals finished fourth in the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 girls state gymnastics meet Feb. 20 at Kellam High School in Virginia Beach with a 140.282 score.
ICE HOCKEY PLAYOFFS: After receiving a first-round bye, the third-seed Washington-Liberty Generals (7-3) are scheduled to play a quarterfinal match in the Capital Scholastic Hockey League playoffs Friday, Feb. 26 at the MedStar Capitals Iceplex.
YORKTOWN SIGNING CEREMONY: A dozen Yorktown High School athletes participate in recent college signing ceremonies to continue their playing careers at the next level.
The Yorktown Patriots (10-6) finished 2-1 in the 6D North Region boys basketball tournament. The high-school team was eliminated by the defending champion and host Centreville Wildcats, 65-58, in the Feb. 11 semifinals.
With their mild first-round region tournament upset – at least based on the seedings – over the host Westfield Bulldogs, the Yorktown Patriots (8-8) ended a frustrating streak.
Bilguun Soronzonbold had a busy day, placing in four events for the Washington-Liberty Generals, at the boys indoor Liberty District Track and Field Championships. His best finishes in the high-school meet were second in the triple jump and 55-meter hurdles and he placed fifth in the 55 dash…
If the stars align and the creek don’t rise, there is a good chance the Wakefield Warriors and Yorktown Patriots could meet in an early-round game of the 6D North Region boys basketball tournament.
The Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots had multiple winners and top finishers at the Liberty District girls and boys swimming and diving championships.
The Washington-Liberty Generals got 20 points from Elijah Hughes, 10 from Christian Stackpole and nine from James McIntyre in a 55-46 boys Liberty District win over the visiting Langley Saxons, who had won four of their last five games.
The perfect girls gymnastics season continued for the Washington-Liberty Generals, who defended their championship by finishing first in the six-team Liberty District competition that was considered a qualifier event for the upcoming region meet.
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