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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss to the Bishop O’Connell Knights in the championship game of the Division I private-school state tournament. The second-seeded Panthers (19-2) lost...

Madison softball team wins Concorde tourney

With victories over Westfield, 10-0, in the semifinals then South Lakes, 8-1, in the championship game, the top-seed Madison Warhawks recently won the girls Concorde District softball tournament to improve to 18-3 overall. Madison was 2-0 in the high-school...

Oakton rebounds from loss to win district tourney

A late-season loss to their neighborhood rival, when they admittedly played poorly, changed the fortunes for the Oakton Cougars. Since that 11-5, five-error, eight-walk, one hit batter and two-wild-pitch setback to the Madison Warhawks, Oakton regrouped to win five straight...

Two golfers enjoy state-tournament success

Two young and talented high-school golfers on teams in the Sun Gazette coverage areas made a significant impact this spring in private-school state tournaments. * Oakcrest School sophomore golfer Amelia Cho won the recent 9-hole Championship Division of the Virginia Independent...

McLean wins Liberty baseball tournament

A baseball season that began with high expectations now has two boxes checked as far as significant accomplishments for the McLean Highlanders. The high-school team (16-6) backed up its regular-season performance of earning the top seed in the Liberty District...

McLean girls track team wins district title

With 15 finishes in the top three in the various events, the McLean Highlanders won the girls Liberty District track and field championship with 127 points, five more than the runner-up Langley Saxons. McLean won three events in the high-school...

Senior softball standings

Below are standings ending through May 19 games for the Northern Virginia Senior Softball League for the 2022 spring season. Game are played at various venues throughout Northern Virginia. Standings will be updated every week or so at https://sungazette.news. For...

Madison lacrosse teams sweep Concorde tourneys

The Madison Warhawks swept the recent girls and boys Concorde District lacrosse tournaments, as the high-school teams successfully defended their titles. The girls (10-2) were led by seniors Jordan Condon and Mia Pisani, as they nipped the Oakton Cougars, 15-14,...

Oakcrest senior to play lacrosse at CNU

Oakcrest School senior Gabby Byrne recently signed a letter of intent to play women’s college lacrosse at Christopher Newport University. In her freshman high-school season for Oakcrest, Byrne was chosen second-team all-state and helped the team win the Washington Girls...

Commentary: Triathlon transitions can be tricky

What’s the trickiest part of competing in any type of grueling triathlon? Is it the actual swimming, biking or running, or the transitions between the first two events? Participants might agree it’s the transitions, and the many technical aspects that...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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