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The Flint Hill Huskies celebrate after winning the Independent School League's A Division Tournament title. (Photo from Flint Hill)

Behind five goals from Molly Finlay, the top seed Flint Hill Huskies won the Independent School League A Division Tournament championship with a 13-8 win over Sidwell Friends on May 11 in the title match.

The score was tied at 6 at halftime, then Flint Hill dominated the second half with strong defense and a productive offense.

Flint Hill (15-2) was 2-0 in the tourney, topping National Cathedral School, 15-10, in the semifinals, giving the team an eight-game winning streak entering the Division I private-school state tournament this week.

Flint Hill was the No. 3 seed in the state and was scheduled to face sixth-seed Potomac School (8-10) in a first-round match. Flint Hill nipped Potomac School, 9-8, in a regular-season match.

n The Potomac School girls defeated St. Catherine’s, 12-9. Eliza Soutter led the team with four goals and goalie Kaitlin Fahlgren made eight key saves.

Next, Potomac School lost to  Holton-Arms, 13-7, in the Independent School League AA Tournament quarterfinals.

BOYS AND GIRLS SOCCER: The Madison Warhawks (10-2-1) ended their regular season in girls soccer with a 1-0 victory over the Oakton Cougars. Faith Lee scored the goal and Elsa Sontheimer had the assist.

* The Oakton Cougars lost in penalty kicks in first-round action of the Concorde District Tournaments. Oakton led 1-0 in the match.

*  In girls Concorde District regular-season action, the Oakton Cougars (7-5-1) had won three in a row until losing 1-0 to the Madison Warhawks.

* In the Liberty District Tournament, the McLean Highlanders nipped Washington-Lee, 1-0, in a first-round boys game

* In girls Liberty District regular-season play, the McLean Highlanders entered the league tournament with a three-game winning streak, including a 1-0 win over Washington-Lee, and a 9-3-1 record.

MARSHALL LACROSSE: The Marshall High School girls and boys lacrosse teams were scheduled to play in the National District Tournament championship games earlier this week after semifinal wins.

The Marshall boys (11-4) nipped Edison, 8-7, in regular-season play, then downed Jefferson in the district semifinals. The Marshall girls routed Jefferson, 20-8, in the tournament semifinals.

GOLF NOTES: Madison High School senior golfer Aaron Liu received the Virginia State Golf Association’s 19th C. Dan Keffer Award, which goes to an individual in honor of the former VSGA VIP Scholarship Foundation Committee Chairman. Liu also received a $6,000 scholarship.

Liu was a standout player for Madison and will attend the University of Virginia.

Oakton High School senior golfer Ben Choe received a $3,000 scholarship from the VSGA. He will attend Tufts University.

Each player has competed in many VSGA junior events.

YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP:  Langley High School is holding a youth football skills camp for players in grades 3 to 8  from June 3-5 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Langley.

Camp is non-contact and will emphasize technique and fundamentals and 7 on 7 passing. For information and to register visit or contact Steve Wilson at

FLINT HILL SUMMER HOOPS: The Flint Hill School will once again host its annual Summer Basketball League, beginning June 18 and ending the week of July 10.

The league will accept the first 12 teams that return their commitment forms and money. For questions, contact Rico Reed at or (571) 926-2732.

So far teams signed up to play in the league are Flint Hill, South Lakes, Madison, Oakton, Rock Ridge, Centreville, Fairfax, Woodbridge, Paul DC, Lake Braddock, Forest Park, Justice, Jefferson and Washington and Lee.

MARSHALL GIRLS HOOP CAMP: The Marshall High School girls basketball camp for players ages 8 to 15 is June 24-27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at Marshall. Contact Marshall head coach Mike Trivisonno, who will lead the camp, at (703) 864-2029 or for more information.

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