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Arlington: O’Connell Softball Scores 9 in 7th Inning to Beat Lake Braddock

Giaquinto hits 3-run homer, pitcher Ohanian beats former team.

Tommy Orndorff, in his 30th season coaching the Bishop O’Connell softball program, wasn’t pleased with the Knights’ performance in recent weeks.

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T.C. Williams Crew Excels at Smokey Jacobs Regatta

Titans finish first in six races, capture second place in four others.

The T.C. Williams boys’ and girls’ crew teams reunited in Occoquan on April 18 to take on tough competitors in the Smokey Jacobs Regatta.

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Mount Vernon: Martin, Smith Lead Majors to Comeback Win over Titans

Mount Vernon boys’ lacrosse improves to 5­-1, TC falls to 3-­7.

The Mount Vernon boys' lacrosse team overcame a 7-1 deficit to beat T.C. Williams 12-11.

McLean Little League Holds Opening Day Parade

Hundreds of athletes from 107 teams march down Westmoreland Street.

On its 60th Anniversary, hundreds of baseball and softball players from 107 teams marched down Westmoreland Street with parents and local dignitaries for the McLean Little League Opening Day Parade last Saturday, April 18.

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Westfield High Presents "Pajama Game" May 1-2

“Pajama Game” is Westfield High’s Cappies show.

Featuring a cast and crew of 60 and a 25-piece orchestra, Westfield High presents the musical comedy, “Pajama Game.” It’s the school’s Cappies show and the students have been rehearsing since March.

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Fairfax Pitcher Leckert Throws 3-Hit Shutout Against McLean

Rebels improve to 8-4 with 1-0 win over Highlanders.

The Fairfax baseball team beat McLean 1-0 on April 17.

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Chantilly/Centreville Sports for the Week of April 22, 2015

When Victor Chen came to Chantilly from Lake Braddock in 2014, the long-time girls’ lacrosse coach didn’t expect sudden success for the Chargers, a program that had fallen on tough times.

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Vienna: Oakton Pitcher Jones Tosses Complete Game

Cougars improve to 9-­0 with win over Centreville.

The Oakton baseball team is off to a 9-0 start.

Potomac Sports Briefs for the Week of April 22, 2015

The undefeated Churchill and Wootton boys’ lacrosse teams will face one another at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 23 at Churchill High School.

Mount Vernon: All-State Outfielder Zyzyk Transitions to Catcher

Towson signee changed positions to help team.

Ten months removed from a trip to the Conference 13 championship game, the Mount Vernon softball team prepared to enter the 2015 season anchored by all-state outfielder Stormy Zyzyk and promising young pitcher Susannah Anderson.

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Little League Opening Day in Mount Vernon

It was a day to “play ball” and 1,200 boys and girls showed up in Mount Vernon to do just that. Saturday, April 11, was opening day for the Fort Hunt, Alexandria-Potomac and Woodlawn Little Leagues.

Alexandria: Eisenhower Ave. Field Fails as TC Stadium Alternative

Site on Eisenhower Avenue can’t match TC Stadium

Following suggestions expressed at public hearings that a new AlexRenew Field on Eisenhower Avenue be developed as a substitute for the lights and expansion at T.C. Williams’ High School’s Parker-Gray Memorial Stadium, Alexandria city staff analyzed the suggestion and reported back to City Council with a resounding no.

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Alexandria: Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lax Throttled by Top-Ranked McDonogh

Cardinals suffer first loss, remain focused on championships.

The Bishop Ireton girls’ lacrosse team is still considered one of the best in the nation and the Cardinals’ goals remain intact. But on Saturday afternoon in Owings Mills, Md., the defending WCAC and VISAA state champions were reminded that they can still end up on the wrong end of a blowout.

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Titan Girls Sweep Noxontown No. 3 Regatta

TC boats win every race, retain Ward Wallace Cup

The T.C. Williams girls’ crew team put in a virtuoso performance, winning every race in which they participated, in the Noxontown No. 3 Regatta in Middletown, Del., on April 11. Winning boats included the girls’ first 8, the girls’ second 8, the girls’ lightweight 8, the girls’ freshman 8, the girls’ third 8, and the girls’ fifth 8. The TC boys spent their Saturday competing in a scrimmage against Westfield and Washington-Lee High School in Bull Run.

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Fairfax: Woodson Boys’ Soccer Blanks Lake Braddock

Yaglou, Clark score goals for Cavaliers.

The Woodson boys' soccer team improved to 2-0 in the Conference 7 standings.

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