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Vienna: Hot-Handed Bethel too Much for Oakton

Cougars fall in 6A girls' basketball state semifinals.

The Oakton girls' basketball team ended its season with a 27-2 record.

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Alexandria: Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lax Now ‘The Hunted’

Cardinals open season with win over Georgetown Visitation.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team defeated Georgetown Visitation 11-9 on Tuesday.

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Lax for a Cause Raises $20,000 at Centreville HS

Lacrosse marathon at Centreville High School supports Wounded Warrior Project.

Despite the pouring-down rain, the "Lax for a Cause: Purple vs. Red" lacrosse marathon on Saturday, March 14, raised $20,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project. This was the second year in a row that the event raised $20,000 for the cause.

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Great Falls: Labovitz’s Goals Push Langley Boys' Soccer Past Wakefield

Saxons have sights set on state championship.

The Langley boys' soccer team defeated Wakefield 3-0 on Monday.

Letter: Another Honor

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With reference to the recent article about the Langley girls’ basketball team (“Langley Girls’ Basketball Team Has Bright Future,” Connection, March 4-10, 2015).

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GF Hoops Awards Matthew Poyner Youth Leadership Scholarships

On Saturday, March 7, GF Hoops awarded the Matthew Poyner Youth Leadership Scholarship to four high school seniors from the Great Falls community.

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Great Falls Girls Win County League Tournament

The Great Falls fifth grade girls basketball team took home the first place trophy in the Fairfax County Youth Basketball League tournament defeating Chantilly by a score of 36-32. This represents back to back FCYBL tournament championships for these fifth grade girls who reside in Great Falls, Vienna and Herndon.

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Potomac: Whitman Girls Fall To Roosevelt in State Semifinals

The Whitman girls’ basketball team’s undefeated season came to an end March 12, when the Vikings lost to Eleanor Roosevelt 48-30 in the 4A state semifinals at Towson University.

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Arlington: Wakefield Boys’ Soccer Faces Tough Early-Season Schedule

Warriors blanked by Langley in season opener.

The first two weeks of the season figure to test the mental and physical toughness of the Wakefield boys’ soccer team. For various reasons, multiple talented athletes that Wakefield coaches figured to have on the field are unable to play.

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Westfield Boys' Basketball Suffers Gut-Wrenching Loss in State Final

Missed free throws in final minute cost Bulldogs against Colonial Forge.

The Westfield boys' basketball team lost to Colonial Forge 47-46 in Saturday's 6A state championship game.

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Madison Girls' Basketball Team Suffers OT Loss to Cosby in State Semis

Warhawks senior Koshuta finishes with 32 points, 11 rebounds.

The Madison girls' basketball team lost to Cosby in overtime on Friday in the state semifinals.

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Woodson Boys' Basketball Falls in State Semis for Third Straight Season

Cavaliers can't get over hump against defending 6A champ Colonial Forge.

The Woodson boys' basketball team lost to Colonial Forge 59-51 Friday in the 6A state semifinals.

ROUNDUP: Woodson Boys Lose, Westfield Boys Win in 3OT

Madison girls lose in OT, Oakton girls fall to hot-handed Bethel.

Roundup of 6A state semifinal action.

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Utility Player: Giving Her All

Herndon’s Rotary Club names Lisa Lombardozzi Citizen of the Year.

For the next three to four weeks, Lisa Lombardozzi will have one eye on spring training in Florida. Lombardozzi’s nephew, Stephen Paul Lombardozzi Jr., a former Washington National and former Baltimore Oriole, is fighting to earn a spot on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs 3/11/15

Mount Vernon's Alliyah Stevens placed in three events at the 5A state indoor track meet on Monday andTuesday in Hampton. Stevens placed third in the triple jump (37-8 1/2), fourth in the 55-meter hurdles (8.5) and fifth in the long jump (17-7).