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Madison finishes seventh across Va. in National Guard Cup

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Madison High School finished tied for seventh with 252.5 points in the Virginia High School League’s final Class 6 standings in the competition to win the annual National Guard Cup trophy, which is presented by the Virginia Army National Guard for year-long athletic success.

Battlefield finished first with 505 points followed by Yorktown with 410.

A point system determines the winners based on overall performance in VHSL state-championship competitions. Points are awarded on the following basis: first place, 50; second place, 45; third place, 40; fourth place, 35; fifth place, 30; sixth place, 25; seventh place, 20; and eighth place, 15.

Madison teams won three state championships during the 2021-22 school year – in girls basketball, girls softball and boys lacrosse. The football team finished second in the state.

Madison amassed 100 points in the spring season, 85 in the winter and 67.5 in the fall.

McLean High School tied for 10th in the standings with 232.5 points and Langley was 12th with 225.

The National Guard Cup first began being awarded in 1990.

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