Herndon Swim, Dive has Senior Night
Herndon swim and dive had senior night against Centreville on Jan. 23, with the Hornets’ boys’ and girls’ teams winning. All Herndon seniors will advance to the Conference meet Jan. 30-31.
Herndon seniors are: Jessie Blystone (captain), Jack Van Camp (captain), Charlie Shen (captain), Karly Ginieczki (captain), Sam Racine, Sam Caballero, Matthew Williams, Austin Rider, Justin Bradley, Jason Maccannon, Marin Deutrich (1-year manager) and Christina Sneed (4-year manager).
Friday’s winners were: Emily Meilus (100 free, 200 IM), Karly Ginieczki (200 free, 100 back), Carey Rice (50 free), Bella Back (500 free), Christian Ginieczki (200 IM, 100 back), Jack Van Camp (50 free, 100 fly) and Dylan Cudahy (200 free, 500 free).
South Lakes Track Shines at First Day of Conference 6 Meet
South Lakes High School sophomore Devyn Jones won two events and juniors Eric Kirlew and Anas Fain placed in the top three of two events in Day 1 of the Conference 6 indoor track and field championship Thursday, Jan. 22 at the Prince George’s County Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, Md.
Jones led a SLHS sweep of the girls’ 55-meter hurdles, winning the event in 8.85. Seniors Maya Rodriguez (9.44) and Claire Nieusma (9.88) finished second and third, respectively. Jones also won the long jump (16-08.50). Senior Comfort Reed with third (16-03.50).
Kirlew led the SLHS boys’ long jumpers with a winning distance of 19-10.00. Junior Skander Ballard was second (19-06.00) and Fain finished third (19.-05.00). Kirlew finished third in the 55 meters (6.84) behind sophomore teammate Timiebi Ogobri, who was second (6.68).
Fain won the 55-meter hurdles in 7.94 followed by senior teammate Nathan Stone (8.01).
Senior Jordan Lozama won the 55 meters (7.45) and finished fourth in the shot (27-01.50). SLHS took the top two spots in the girls shot with senior Ozioma Chinaka winning it with a throw of 28-04.50 and fellow senior Natalie Schauer finishing second (28-01.50).
In the boys’ 3,200 meters, senior Andrew McCool ran a 10:04.65 for second and teammate Sean Miller, also a senior, took third (10:11.99). Sophomores John Swecker, Ashton Reinhold, juniors Connor Smith and John LeBerre finished second in the 4x800 meter relay (8:33.16) while freshman Olivia Beckner, juniors Golden Kumi-Darfour, Monica Lannen and senior Augusta Durham were third in that event with a 10:00.09.
South Lakes is leading in the team standings after the first day with the girls scoring 81 points and the boys scoring 92. The conference championship concludes Thursday, Jan. 29, with the top six finishers in each event and the top three relays advancing to the 6A North region championship meet Feb. 19. Both will take place at the Prince George’s County Sports and Learning Complex in Landover.
The South Lakes girls’ team posted a score of 81 on Day 1, followed by Madison (41), McLean (33), Langley (27), Washington-Lee (17), Hayfield (14) and Yorktown (4).
The South Lakes boys had a score of 92, followed by McLean (35), Washington-Lee (26), Madison (23), Langley (23), Fairfax (13), Yorktown (4) and Hayfield (1).
Oakton Girls’ Basketball Improves to 16-1
The Oakton girls’ basketball team defeated Herndon 69-50 on Jan. 23, extending its winning streak to 15 games while improving its record to 16-1.
The Cougars haven’t lost since Dec. 4.
The Cougars will host Robinson at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30.
Madison Girls’ Basketball Beats Hayfield
The Madison girls’ basketball team defeated Hayfield 60-34 on Jan. 23, improving the Warhawks’ record to 11-5.
Madison is scheduled to travel to face Yorktown at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30.
Basketball Skills Camp
Jump Ball Basketball is running a basketball skills camp for boys and girls in grades 3-8 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16 at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville. Visit www.catoctinbasketball.com to register or emailJumpBallBasketballVA@gmail.com for more information.
Register Now for Spring Baseball
Registration is now open for Vienna Little League, home of the 9/10 Virginia State Champs.
Spring baseball is right around the corner. For boys and girls ages 5-12, Vienna Little League offers an excellent program to help develop your child’s love for the Great American Pastime.
Tryouts begin Feb. 6. New members meetings will be held Jan. 21 and Feb. 18. Visit www.vll.org for more information and to register online. Come join the fun.
Youth Field Hockey Registration Open
Registration is now open for Potomac Field Hockey's spring youth league for ages 5-18 (U8, U10, U12, and U14). No experience necessary. Once-weekly team practices with games on Saturdays. Season runs March 23-June 13. For more information or to register, visit www.potomacfieldhockey.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Field Hockey Open House
Potomac Field Hockey is running an open house, which is free and open to the public. This drop-in style clinic will run at Dulles Sportsplex on Tuesday, March 10 from 5-7p.m. Equipment is provided. Try your hand at field hockey before registering for the spring season. For more information or to RSVP for this event, visit www.potomacfieldhockey.org or email@example.com.
High School Field Hockey
Registration is now open for Potomac Field Hockey's spring High School 5s game-only league for 9-12th graders. Players will be grouped by school. No experience necessary. Season runs Thursdays from 6-9pm at the Dulles Sportsplex, April 9-May 14. For more information or to register, visit www.potomacfieldhockey.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Field Hockey
Registration is now open for Potomac Field Hockey's spring game-only league for adults aged 18 and up. All games on Sundays at Loudoun Soccer Park on sport turf. Season runs April 12-June 7. For more information or to register, visit www.potomacfieldhockey.org or email email@example.com.