The Langley Saxons on the girls side and the Madison Warhawks on the boys left no doubt they were the best Class 6 lacrosse team in the state this spring by running the table with perfect playoff records of 8-0.
Based on early season struggles and last spring’s losing overall record, the Langley Saxons would have to be considered some type of Cinderella story in winning this spring's girls 6D North Region Tournament softball championship.
Their defense-first formula is working for the Marshall Statesmen and has the girls high-school softball team in the region championship game for the initial time in program history.
The No. 2 seed Flint Hill Huskies (16-10) finished second in the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference baseball tournament, losing to top-seed and host St. James, 8-5, in the May 11 high-school title game.
The defending state champion Madison Warhawks (14-3) had a busy week, playing three games, including a 2-1 home victory over previously undefeated Stone Bridge in girls high-school softball action.
Langley High School held its 2019 college commitment ceremony the morning of April 29 in the school theater, with 17 student/athletes signing college letters of intent in various sports.
* The Madison Warhawks (11-3) blanked the Chantilly Chargers, 12-0, and Westfield Bulldogs, 13-0, in Concorde District girls high-school softball games earlier this week.
With convincing victories in their first three games – two no-hitters and a one-hitter – the Madison Warhawks began the 2019 girls high-school softball campaign the way they played the last two – dominating opponents en route to winning back-to-back state championships.
Led by Langley High School graduate Halle Duenkel, a number of players from the local area and Northern Virginia either played or were on the roster of the James Madison University and the University of Virginia women’s lacrosse teams that met March 20 in a showdown of Division I college pro…
With the weather expected to warm and dry a bit this week, three high-school baseball teams that won conference-tournament titles last spring – the Madison Warhawks, Marshall Statesmen and Potomac School Panthers – are scheduled to open their 2019 campaigns.
For years, including the 2018-19 campaign, girls basketball teams in the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas of Fairfax County have been perennial region contenders and often champions.
Behind a stingy defense that allowed only six postseason goals, the No. 7 seed Langley Saxons (9-3-2) made history by winning the Northern Virginia Scholastic Ice Hockey League championship with a 4-0 playoff record.
Langley High School junior pole vaulter Hannah Richardson continued her domination of the girls event by winning the Virginia High School League's Class 6 state championship in Hampton. Her winning jump was 11 feet.