Marshall high school quarterback

Patrick Margiotta is a key returner for Marshall. (File Photo by Deb Kolt)

The Madison Warhawks opened their delayed high-school football season Feb. 22 with a 37-0 rout over the host Falls Church Jaguars in a non-district game. Madison was ahead, 23-0, at halftime.

Madison quarterback Brandon Barry threw and ran for touchdowns, and Brendan Wyka had a scoring run, as well. Madison was dominant on defense.

The Warhawks do not play again until Friday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at Oakton (0-1) in a neighborhood clash.

* The Oakton Cougars lost to the host Fairfax Lions, 18-8, in their season opener in non-district play.

The Cougars led 8-0, which included a safety, at the end of the first quarter, but did not score again.

Oakton hosts Langley on Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. in another non-league game. The game is the first for Langley.

* The Marshall Statesmen and McLean Highlanders open their seasons Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. at home. McLean hosts Mount Vernon (1-0) and Marshall entertains Falls Church (0-1).

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