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Sports Briefs: Yorktown Football Beats Falls Church

The Yorktown football team improved to 4-1 with a 25-7 win at Falls Church on Oct. 1. The Patriots are holding opponents to 12.8 points per game and only once have allowed more than 16 (a 27-0 loss to Centreville).

The win over Falls Church improved Yorktown’s National District record to 2-0, placing the Patriots in a three-way tie for first place with Washington-Lee and Mount Vernon.

Yorktown will host Edison at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 8.

<b>W-L Wins Homecoming Game</b>

The Washington-Lee football team defeated Thomas Jefferson 35-21 on Oct. 1. The win punctuated homecoming week for the Generals, who improved to 3-2 with their third consecutive victory. Their National District record is 2-0, placing them in a three-way tie for first place with Yorktown and Mount Vernon.

W-L will travel to face Stuart at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 8.

<b>Yorktown Volleyball Remains No. 9</b>

The Yorktown volleyball team was ranked No. 9 in the Oct. 4 edition of the Northern Region Volleyball Coaches Association top 10 poll. The Patriots improved to 7-2 with a 3-0 win over T.C. Williams on Sept. 30. Yorktown will travel to face Fairfax, ranked No. 5, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 6

<b>W-L Edges Annandale</b>

The Washington-Lee volleyball team defeated Annandale 3-2 (25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 21-25, 18-16) on Sept. 30, improving its record to 5-3. Aliya Winker led W-L with 22 kills. Enji Batbaatar finished with 10 kills and Becca Jones had seven. Erin Fox dished out 45 assists.

W-L will host Marshall at 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 7.

<b>Yorktown Golf Wins District</b>

The Yorktown golf team won the National District championship in a one-hole playoff on Sept. 22.

<b>Wakefield Shut Out by Stuart</b>

The Wakefield football team lost to Stuart, 35-0, on Oct. 1, dropping its record to 0-5, 0-2 in the National District.

Wakefield rushed for 251 yards in defeat, led by Louie Green’s 123 yards in 13 carries. Victory Leavell rushed four times for 42 yards. Drew Powell completed 4 of 14 passes for 58 yards and was intercepted once.

The Warriors will host Falls Church at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 8.

<b>O’Connell Loses Halftime Lead, Game</b>

The Bishop O’Connell football team led 10-7 at halftime but surrendered 20 third-quarter points to Archbishop Carroll in a 27-10 loss on Oct. 2. The loss dropped the Knights’ record to 2-3, 0-2 in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference.

O’Connell will host Gonzaga at 2 p.m. on Oct. 9.

<b>Ice Champions At Kettler Iceplex</b>

Figure skater Michael Weiss (McLean), a three-time U.S. National Figure Skating champion and two-time Olympian, will host

the 6th Annual Michael Weiss Foundation "Ice Champions Live!" at The

Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Oct. 24, bringing stars of the figure skating world to Northern Virginia to perform and socialize during a weekend fund-raising event.

The event to help raise money for the Michael Weiss Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to aspiring Olympiads to assist them in all facets of training and competition with an emphasis on continuing their education. The Foundation is currently sponsoring 23 recipients and has raised more than $300,000 for deserving applicants to date.

Tickets are now on sale through www.MichaelWeiss.org and www.Ticketweb.com or by calling 866-468-7630. Ticket prices range from $20-$50 with VIP opportunities.