Potomac Sports Briefs

Potomac Sports Briefs

Churchill Girls Extend Win Streak to 9

The Churchill girls basketball team defeated Walter Johnson 80-63 on Jan. 13, improving its record to 10-2 while extending its winning streak to nine games.

The Bulldogs opened the season 1-2, with losses against Damascus and defending state champion Gaithersburg. Since then, the Bulldogs have gone a month without losing.

Churchill will host Bethesda-Chevy Chase at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20.

Whitman Girls Beat Richard Montgomery

The Whitman girls basketball team defeated Richard Montgomery 63-31 to improve to 7-3. The Vikings have responded to a three-game losing streak with a three-game winning streak.

Whitman will travel to face Walter Johnson at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20.

Wootton Boys Fall to B-CC

The Wootton boys basketball team lost to Bethesda-Chevy Chase 65-56 on Jan. 17 to fall to 9-4. On Jan. 10, the Patriots beat Whitman 46-44 on a buzzer-beating tip-in by Alon Aliverdi, according to the school’s athletics Web site.

Wootton will travel to face Richard Montgomery at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20.

Softball Camp

The George Washington softball program will host a winter skills camp from Saturday, Jan. 28 to Sunday, Jan. 29 at the university’s Mount Vernon Campus. Campers will receive instruction from the GW coaching staff as well as members of the Colonials softball team.

The two-day winter skills camp is designed for female players, ages 10-18, who wish to enhance their offensive and defensive game by developing softball knowledge, hitting approach and defensive skill set. The camp is broken up into two days — the first dealing with offensive instruction and the second with defensive and pitching instruction.

Registration forms can be found online at www.gwsports.com.