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Sports Briefs: TC Football Team Wins Third Straight

The T.C. Williams football team outscored Woodson 20-0 during the fourth quarter of a 41-21 road victory on Oct. 15. The Titans improved their record to 4-3, including 3-1 in the Patriot District, and extended their winning streak to three games.

Zaquan Summers rushed 22 times for 163 yards and one touchdown, giving the junior 66 carries for 476 yards and six scores in the last three games. Quarterback Alec Grosser completed 9 of 14 passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns. Grosser, a sophomore, has completed 39 of 50 throws (78 percent) for 450 yards and six touchdowns without an interception during the winning streak.

Defensively, Damien Benton led T.C. Williams with 17 tackles, one interception and one fumble recovery. Deontre Sanders finished with 12 tackles and Ed Massaquoi recorded nine.

Next up for TC is a road game against West Potomac at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22. The Wolverines are 5-2 and tied atop the Patriot District Standings at 4-0. The Titans’ final two games are against South County and Lee, both of which have a 1-6 record. TC will likely have to win two of its final three games to make the playoffs.

<b>TC Field Hockey Loses in Districts</b>

The T.C. Williams field hockey team ended its season with a 3-2 loss to Annandale on Oct. 18 in the opening round of the Patriot District Tournament. The Titans finished 10-7.

<b>Episcopal Field Hockey Wins Fifth Straight</b>

The Episcopal field hockey team defeated Madeira School, 5-2, on Oct. 15, improving its record to 8-1 and extending its winning streak to five. The Maroon will travel to face Sidwell Friends at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 23.

<b>BI Football Loses To St. Christopher’s</b>

The Bishop Ireton football team dropped to 1-6 with a 28-20 loss to St. Christopher’s on Oct. 16. The Cardinals will travel to face Pope John Paul the Great at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23.

<b>SSSAS Football Loses to Bullis</b>

The St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes football team held a six-point halftime lead against Bullis but eventually dropped to 1-5 with a 42-31 homecoming loss. The Saints will travel to face Landon at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 23.

<b>MVHS 5K</b>

The Mount Vernon High School 5K Turkey Trot and Wellness Walk will take place on Nov. 13 rain or shine. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at 8:30 a.m. General registration fee is $35. Teachers or students with a valid ID card can participate for $25. The race begins at the Rock entrance of MVHS. The race benefits the MVHS Cares Emergency Fun, to help provide education-related assistance and incentives for MVHS students.

<b>Running Club on Sundays</b>

The Mount Vernon Milers running club meets at 8 a.m. on Sundays. The group usually meets along the Potomac River, but the exact location is listed in an e-mail sent every Wednesday for the coming week. Distances vary but runners can expect between four and eight miles.

To join the Mount Vernon Milers, send Lee Britton an e-mail at lbritton7@yahoo.com to be put on the e-mail list.