Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

<b>W-L Baseball Wins 6 in a Row</b>

The Washington-Lee baseball team defeated Hayfield 7-2 on April 16, extending its winning streak to six games. The Generals (8-4 overall, 6-0 National District) beat Yorktown 6-1 on April 12.

W-L traveled to face Mount Vernon on April 20. Results were not available before deadline. The Generals host Mount Vernon at 6 p.m. April 22 and travel to take on Wakefield at 6 p.m. April 23.

<b>Yorktown Knocks Off Undefeated Mount Vernon</b>

The Yorktown boys soccer team defeated previously unbeaten Mount Vernon 3-1 on April 16 at MVHS. The Patriots, who played Washington-Lee to a scoreless tie on April 14, improved to 3-2-3.

Yorktown hosted Edison on April 20. Results were not available before deadline. The Patriots host Woodson at 7 p.m. on April 22.

<b>Yorktown Baseball Wins a Pair</b>

<bt>The Yorktown baseball team defeated Stuart 11-1 on April 17 and beat Hayfield 10-5 on April 14, improving the Patriots’ record to 5-5 overall, 5-2 in the National District. James Overbeek pitched a complete game to earn the victory over Hayfield.

Yorktown hosted Falls Church on April 20. Results were not available before deadline. The Patriots travel to face Edison at 7 p.m. April 23.

<b>Wakefield Baseball Gets Second Win</b>

The Wakefield baseball team defeated Falls Church 11-0 on April 14 for its second win of the season. The Warriors lost to Mount Vernon 17-3 on April 16.

Wakefield traveled to face Edison on April 20. Results were not available before deadline. The Warriors host Washington-Lee at 6 p.m. April 23.

<b>O’Connell Softball Remains Undefeated</b>

The Bishop O’Connell softball team defeated Good Counsel 8-0 on April 19 to improve to 13-0. The Knights have outscored their opponents 145-14.

<b>Patriot Boys Tennis Racks Up 6-2 District Record</b>

The Yorktown boys tennis team moved its National District record to 6-2 with a split on April 12 and April 14. The Patriots’ winning record was boosted week by an 8-1 victory over Wakefield. Yorktown’s win in that April 12 away match resulted from strong play in singles matches, in particular those won by senior Matt Karvelas (No. 1) and Sky Leyden (No. 2). Singles wins also were achieved by Aidan Papavizas (No. 3), Ben Martindale (No. 4), and Eamonn Delacy (No. 6), along with doubles wins by Karvelas/Leyden, Martindale/Papavizas and Delacy/Danny Yeatman.

Yorktown has beaten every team in district play this season except Stuart. The Patriots suffered a second loss to that team in a hard-fought home match on April 14. Even in the loss to Stuart, Yorktown won more singles matches (three) than ever before in the last two years with strong wins by Leyden, Papavizas and Delacy.

<b>Wakefield Golf Tourney Set for April 30</b>

The Wakefield High School Booster Club and the Wakefield High School Education Foundation’s Third Annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for April 30. The Wakefield golf tournament supports all student activities as well as college grants and scholarships.

This year’s honorary tournament chair is Wakefield graduate and Wakefield Hall of Fame member Douglas H. Wheeler, president emeritus of the Washington Performing Arts Society.

All sponsorships will include a hot link to the participating company Web site on the tournament Web site, pre- and post-event marketing and a full-color print ad in the Wakefield fall sports program.

Fee include: greens fee, cart, driving range balls, a box lunch and dinner at the awards receptions and silent auction following the golf.

The event is a four-person scramble with three hole in one contest, longest drive contest, putting contest and a "beat the pro" contest on one of the par three holes.

The Wakefield Booster Club supports all student extra-curricular activities, as well as teachers and the support team. The Alumni Association provides scholarships and grants for the students.

Contact Paul B. Greenfield at 703-928-0228 or with any questions or suggestions for sponsorships. Contact Paul Kealey at for all silent auction donations or questions.