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Arlington Sports Briefs

<b>O’Connell’s Jones Scores Point No. 1,000</b>

Bishop O’Connell senior Sarah Jones on Saturday reached the 1,000-point mark for her career with a free throw during an 87-33 win over Don Bosco.

Jones is "a girl that’s really worked hard in her career," Knights coach Jimmy Brown said. She "might not get as much [publicity as others], but she’s just as good."

The win improved O’Connell’s record to 6-3. The Knights faced St. Mary’s Ryken on Tuesday. Results were not available before the Connection’s deadline. O’Connell hosts Paul VI at 7 p.m. Thursday.

<b>O’Connell Boys Lose Three</b>

The Bishop O’Connell boys basketball team lost a trio of games at the Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Knights fell to St. Edward (Ohio), 34-29, on Dec. 31, Daniel (S.C.), 77-61, on Dec. 29 and Bishop Gorman (Nevada), 79-62, on Dec. 28.

The defeats dropped O’Connell’s record to 5-5.

The Knights faced St. Mary’s Ryken on Tuesday. Results were not available before the Connection’s deadline. O’Connell will host Paul VI at 7:30 p.m. Friday,

<b>Yorktown Boys Go 1-2 at MVHS Tourney</b>

The Yorktown boys basketball team left the Mount Vernon holiday tournament with one win, defeating Oakton, 70-60, during second-day action on Dec. 28.

The Patriots lost to Forest Park, 85-60, on Dec. 26 and McKinley Tech, 63-56, on Dec. 29.

Yorktown faced Oakton on Tuesday. Results were not available before the Connection’s deadline. The Patriots travel to face Falls Church at 7:45 p.m. today.

<b>Yorktown Girls Split against Maryland Schools</b>

The Yorktown girls basketball team beat Churchill and lost to Seneca Valley during a holiday tournament at CHS.

Yorktown defeated Churchill, 52-36, on Dec. 30 and lost to Seneca Valley, 67-59, on Dec. 29.

The Patriots, who started 0-4, were 3-5 after the tournament.

Yorktown faced Oakton on Tuesday. Results were not available before the Connection’s deadline. The Patriots travel to face Mount Vernon at 7:45 p.m. Friday.

<b>Wakefield Boys Defeat W-L</b>

The Wakefield boys basketball team defeated Washington-Lee, 76-63, on Dec. 30 during a holiday tournament at Wakefield.

Wakefield defeated Massaponax, 84-64, on Dec. 29, and fell to Maret, 36-33, on Dec. 28. Washington-Lee beat Fairfax, 63-53, on Dec. 29 and lost to Cardozo, 53-49, on Dec. 28.

Wakefield faced Mount Vernon on Tuesday. Results were not available before the Connection’s deadline. Wakefield will host Hayfield at 7:45 p.m. Friday, and Washington-Lee will host Stuart at 7:45 p.m. Friday.

<b>Wakefield Girls Go 1-2</b>

The Wakefield girls basketball team defeated Freedom, 38-24, on Dec. 30, and lost to Lake Braddock (53-45, Dec. 29) and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart (62-29, Dec. 28) during a holiday tournament at Oakton.

Wakefield faced Mount Vernon on Tuesday. Results were not available before the Connection’s deadline. The Warriors will travel to face Hayfield at 7:30 p.m. Friday.