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PrepsPost | Virginia: September 20, 2009 - September 26, 2009

QB Terrell Leads Osbourn Park's Upset of Osbourn

Prior to this season, I had heard a lot about Osbourn Park quarterback Dominique Terrell from my predecessor in Prince William County, Matthew Stanmyre, but I had never seen his athleticism for myself. That was until Osbourn Park’s 28-26 upset...

By Jason Mackey  |  September 26, 2009; 6:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football , Northwest Region , Osbourn , Osbourn Park  
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Towns Leads Lake Braddock to Patriot Golf Title

Lake Braddock junior Kenny Towns shot 1-over par 71-74 -- 145 to win the individual title and lead the Bruins to the team championship in the Virginia AAA Patriot District golf tournament on Wednesday at Twin Lakes. West Springfield sophomore...

By Josh Barr  |  September 25, 2009; 1:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Patriot District , Golf , Lake Braddock , West Springfield  
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Setting Records While Showing Sportsmanship

Heading into this weekend’s games, I wanted to draw some attention to the effort turned in last week by Harrisonburg (Va.) junior Michael Holmes, who put up some numbers that will be hard to surpass without compromising sportsmanship. The 6-foot,...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  September 25, 2009; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  VHSL , state records  
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Football Night in Loudoun County

Week 5 signals the start of district play in Loudoun as the Dulles, Liberty and Cedar Run districts all kickoff their schedules. Heritage gets its first taste of Cedar Run action in a cross-town battle with Loudoun Valley while the first week of Dulles District play features all the rivalries usually reserved for the end of the season.

By Matt Brooks  |  September 25, 2009; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Liberty District , Briar Woods , Broad Run , Dominion , Football , Freedom South-Riding , Heritage High School , Loudoun County High School , Loudoun Valley High School , Park View , Potomac Falls , Stone Bridge High School  
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Lee's Augustus Off to Running Start

I've been told by several sources wishing to remain anonymous that Lee running back Idreis Augustus' main reason for leaving Paul VI Catholic -- where he rushed for more than 2,500 yards in the previous two years -- was because...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  September 24, 2009; 8:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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Beating Westfield Big Deal for Lake Braddock

Lake Braddock is in an interesting position after its 10-9 win last week over Westfield. Should the Bruins chalk it up as a big victory, considering that Westfield has won 79 of its past 90 games? Or should they downplay...

By Preston Williams  |  September 24, 2009; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Lake Braddock , T.C. Williams , W.T. Woodson , Westfield  
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Hayfield Should Find National To Its Liking

Between 2005 and 2008, when neighboring South County opened and bit into its enrollment area, Hayfield went 4-36. So it was happy to bolt the Virginia AAA Patriot District this fall for a new home in the less demanding National...

By Preston Williams  |  September 24, 2009; 3:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Hayfield , Lee , South County , Washington-Lee , Yorktown  
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Loudoun County Repeats as Dulles Golf Champions

The Loudoun County Raiders stormed past the rest of the Dulles District in Wednesday's league tournament at the South Riding Golf Club, thumping the field by 18 strokes with a score of 297 to claim their second straight tournament title.

By Matt Brooks  |  September 24, 2009; 12:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Briar Woods , Broad Run , Dominion , Freedom South-Riding , Golf , Loudoun County High School , Park View , Potomac Falls  
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Westfield Wins Concorde Golf

Chantilly senior Victor Monte, whose older brother also had some big wins shot a 5-under par 67-72 – 139 to win the Virginia AAA Concorde District title but it was a solid team effort that propelled Westfield to a come-from-behind...

By Josh Barr  |  September 24, 2009; 9:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , Centreville , Chantilly High School , Golf , Oakton , Westfield  
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Northwest Region Football Preview: Week 5

Friday night marks the first significant slate of district football games, but it’s Osbourn (3-1) at Osbourn Park (2-1, 1-0 Cardinal) that stands out as the Northwest Region’s top billing. The series, which features two schools separated by less than...

By Jason Mackey  |  September 24, 2009; 9:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Cardinal District , Cedar Run District , Colonial Forge , Commonwealth District , Football , Forest Park , Freedom-Woodbridge , Gar-Field , Heritage , Hylton , Loudoun Valley High School , Massaponax , Mountain View , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Osbourn , Osbourn Park , Potomac (Va.) , Riverbend , Stafford , Stonewall Jackson , Woodbridge  
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Girls' Soccer: Freshmen Creating a Stir

A quick glance toward the two sidelines after No. 3 Good Counsel’s 2-0 victory over No. 5 O’Connell revealed all the evidence needed to explain just how significant freshmen have become to the area’s girls’ soccer scene. On the visitor’s...

By Mark Giannotto  |  September 23, 2009; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  O'Connell , Paul VI , Potomac School (Va.) , WCAC , girls' soccer  
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New Poll Up on Football All-Met Watch

A new poll is up on the football All-Met Watch page. Got thoughts on which defensive backs should be on the first team next week? It’s been a strong start for all of these players. South County senior Andre Simmons...

By Josh Barr  |  September 23, 2009; 10:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Annandale , Football , South County  
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Undefeated O'Connell Faces Stiff Test

Running backs Greg Gadell and Josh Trimble have helped O’Connell to a 3-0 start, but the Knights face a much more formidable challenge Saturday when they host No. 2 Good Counsel as Washington Catholic Athletic Conference play begins this weekend....

By Josh Barr  |  September 23, 2009; 9:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football , Good Counsel , O'Connell , WCAC  
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Woodbridge Sneaks Away With Win

I normally prefer watching high school field hockey games from the scorer’s table at midfield. Besides some casual conversation with whoever may be keeping stats for each team, it allows me to get the correct goal-scorers directly from the officials...

By Jason Mackey  |  September 22, 2009; 11:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cardinal District , Forest Park , Northwest Region , Osbourn Park , Woodbridge  
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Loudoun Leftovers: Week 4

Read the breakdown of Stone Bridge's win over West Springfield and look ahead to this Friday's big Dulles District showdown.

By Matt Brooks  |  September 22, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , Broad Run , Football , Loudoun Valley High School , Park View , Stone Bridge High School  
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Oakton Regroups After Loss To T.C.

No. 19 Oakton has to get over its 15-9 loss at T.C. Williams in which the Cougars fumbled with 90 seconds to play and Titans senior linebacker Chelo Abbe returned the ball 50 yards for the winning score. Then again,...

By Preston Williams  |  September 21, 2009; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Annandale , Oakton , T.C. Williams  
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McLean's Ludwick Carries the Load

McLean junior James Ludwick had two carries the second game of the season, then toted 42 times for 196 yards and three touchdowns last week in a 28-8 win over Wakefield, with first-string running back Riley Beiro unavailable for what...

By Preston Williams  |  September 21, 2009; 4:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Madison , McLean , Wakefield , Washington-Lee  
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Principals Rule in Favor of Centreville Golf

The Concorde District Executive Board, comprising the school principals in the league, on Monday voted to give Centreville one of the district’s two berths to the Virginia AAA Northern Region tournament, overturning a decision made by the district’s athletic directors...

By Josh Barr  |  September 21, 2009; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , Centreville , Chantilly High School , Westfield  
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Catching Up: Where Is Deontay Twyman?

This week’s Catching Up opens with a request from a reader who wants to know what’s happened to Deontay Twyman, who, as a senior at Sherwood in 2006-07, became the first athlete to be named first-team All-Met in both football...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  September 21, 2009; 12:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Northwest Region in Review

This week was not last week. In 11 Week 3 contests, each victorious -- Post-covered -- Northwest Region football team won its game by an average of 7.1 points. This week that number swelled to 23.3 points over nine contests,...

By Jason Mackey  |  September 20, 2009; 10:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Cardinal District , Cedar Run District , Colonial Forge , Commonwealth District , Football , Forest Park , Freedom-Woodbridge , Gar-Field , Heritage High School , Hylton , Loudoun Valley High School , Massaponax , Mountain View , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Osbourn , Osbourn Park , Potomac (Va.) , Riverbend , Stafford , Stonewall Jackson , Woodbridge  
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