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Madison plays for district field hockey title

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After a first-round bye, the top-seeded Madison Warhawks (13-2) nipped the No. 4-seeded Westfield Bulldogs, 1-0,  in a semifinal match of the Concorde District girls field hockey tournament last week.

Madison was scheduled to play the No. 3-seeded South Lakes Seahawks in the high-school championship match earlier this week. The teams split two regular-season matches, each winning by one goal.

Defending district, region and state champion Madison entered the Concorde final having won seven straight matches, five by shutouts.

The second-seeded Oakton Cougars (12-5) finished 0-1 in the Concorde tourney, receiving a first-round bye, then losing to South Lakes in the semifinals.


* In Liberty District tournament field hockey action, the No. 2 seeded Langley Saxons routed the McLean Highlanders, 5-0, in the first round then played the Washington-Liberty Generals in the semifinals and lost on their home field by a 2-0 score. Washington-Liberty was the defending district champion and faced Yorktown in that title match earlier in the week.

In other Liberty action, the fifth-seeded Marshall Statesmen nipped host and No. 4 seed Herndon, 1-0, in double overtime in the first round, then were blanked 5-0 by top seed Yorktown in the semifinals.

Marshall moved to the Liberty District this season after dominating the National District for a number of previous years.

Many of the same teams advance to the 6D North Region field hockey tournament, which begins this week.                            

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