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Football Roundup

<b>The Bishop Ireton Cardinals</b> football team broke a four-game losing streak last Saturday, defeating crosstown rival St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, 21-0. It was the Cardinals’ first win since opening the season with a 28-7 victory over Archbishop Carroll.

Carrying the load for Bishop Ireton was running back Doug Vines, who rushed for 117 yards on 17 carries.

The loss was the Saints first of the season, dropping them to 4-1.

This Saturday, SSASA plays Bullis at home while Bishop Ireton takes on St. Christopher’s.

<b>The T.C. Williams Titans</b> football team fell to 1-4 on the season, losing a nail biter to South County, 20-14, in the Titans’ homecoming game.

On the final play of regulation, South County’s Eric Turner picked up a fumble and ran it in 40 yards for a touchdown as time expired.

Senior Abu Karmara had a 24-yard first-quarter touchdown run for the Titans, while junior Cortez Taylor caught an 87-yard scoring strike.

The Titans will look to get back on the winning side of things when they travel to Hayfield this Friday.

<b>The Episcopal Maroon</b> football team dropped to 2-2 on the season, losing to Landon last Friday night, 38-10, in both teams’ IAC opener.

Running back Evan King led the way for Episcopal, rushing for 120 yards on 20 carries, while quarterback Hunter De Butts added 94 yards on the ground. King had a 21-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

On defense, sophomore linebacker Colin Thomas finished with 10 tackles. The Maroon take on St. Alban’s next Friday at 8 p.m. at Episcopal.

<b>Baseball Tryouts</b>

<bt>Nationally ranked 14U Elite Travel Baseball Club is looking to add talented players that want to take their game to the next level. Experienced, hired coaches, professional year-round training and highly competitive play are cornerstones of the program.

The goal is to transition players into high-school ball, and become a prominent showcase travel team. The club is looking for serious players who have a passion for baseball and strong desire to eventually play at the college-level.

Players must be born on or after 5/1/94. This will be a one-day tryout forthe spring/summer season 09 and will be at Byrne Ridge Park off Gum Springs Road on Nov. 1 at 11am.

For further information contact 703-980-1883