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VHSL Group 4A All-State lacrosse teams

Dominion senior Chris Low and Woodgrove senior Nora Bowen are Players of the Year on the Virginia High School League Group 4A boys' and girls' lacrosse teams after helping their teams win state championships in 2016.

The scoreboard says it all as the Woodgrove Wolverines were dominant June 11 in the Virginia 4A state softball title game.—Times-Mirror/Jeff Vennitti

Virginia 4A softball final: Woodgrove proves too powerful for Fauquier

For the third time in the last five springs, the Woodgrove Wolverines are Virginia 4A state softball champions. The Wolverines followed up their 2012 and 2014 titles with the 2016 edition, brushing past Fauquier 19-0 in the title match-up June 11 at Liberty University.

The Woodgrove Wolverines celebrate after prevailing in their third consecutive state girls’ lacrosse championship game.—Times-Mirror/Jeff Vennitti

Virginia 4A girls lacrosse final: Special class lifts Woodgrove to another title

The Woodgrove Wolverines are three-time defending girls' lacrosse champions after an 18-6 victory over George Mason in the Virginia 4A state title game June 11 in Lynchburg. A run of 10 unanswered goals in a 22-minute span opened the second half for Woodgrove (18-3), turning a back-and-forth 7-5 score into a veritable blowout.

Quick glance: A Loudoun sweep in Virginia 4A state finals

During a 10-hour span Saturday at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Woodgrove girls' lacrosse, Woodgrove softball, Dominion boys' lacrosse, Loudoun County girls' soccer and Park View boys' soccer prevailed in Virginia 4A state championship games.

Senior attacker Kyle Duffie, right, rejoices after scoring in overtime to lift Briar Woods to its first Virginia 5A state boys’ lacrosse championship.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Super Saturday: Seven Loudoun teams hoist state championship trophies

Saturday proved to be a day to remember for many local varsity athletes. A total of seven Loudoun teams claimed Virginia High School League state championships. Area teams combined to win four lacrosse titles, two soccer crowns and a softball championship.

Junior midfielder Tori Birks and the Potomac Falls Panthers will play Saturday for the Virginia 5A state girls’ lacrosse championship.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Eight Loudoun varsity teams to play for state championships Saturday

Another outstanding spring season for Loudoun County Public Schools varsity teams will culminate Saturday with eight squads vying for state supremacy. Briar Woods (5A boys lacrosse), Dominion (4A boys lacrosse), Loudoun County (4A girls soccer), Park View (4A boys soccer), Potomac Falls (5A girls lacrosse), Tuscarora (5A girls soccer) and Woodgrove (4A girls lacrosse and softball) will each play in state championship games.

Loudoun Valley senior Drew Hunter paced the field in both the 800-meter and 3,200-meter runs at the Group 4A state meet.—File Photo

Viking boys place second; four Loudoun athletes run, jump to state titles

Loudoun Valley High School standout Drew Hunter ran to a pair of titles, while Weini Kelati of Heritage, Lauryn Helstrom of Park View and Mikajah Hayes of Rock Ridge each topped the podium in one event at the VHSL 4A state track and field championships.
Nora Bowen

Woodgrove powers through Salem, advances to state final

As the clock wound down, Woodgrove ran its cycle on offense and tried to kill the clock. Then senior midfielder Nora Bowen took a pass up the middle and put it home, to secure the Wolverines third consecutive trip to the state championship game. It was all so fitting.

Four Loudoun lacrosse teams punch tickets for state finals

Briar Woods boys and Potomac Falls girls advanced to VHSL 5A state championship games, while Dominion boys and Woodgrove girls claimed spots in the VHSL 4A state finals following state semifinal victories Tuesday night.

Camryn Dolby, left, and Adriana Erickson enjoy a moment in the pitching circle during Woodgrove’s 8-0 win versus Fauquier.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Woodgrove wins sixth consecutive regional softball championship

Six for six. The Woodgrove Wolverines are in the midst of their sixth season as a varsity softball program. And for a sixth consecutive year, Woodgrove has claimed a regional tournament championship on its way to advancing to the VHSL state playoffs.

The Woodgrove Wolverines are 4A North Region girls’ lacrosse champions.—Courtesy Photo

Woodgrove tops George Mason in 4A North girls’ lacrosse final

Two-time reigning state champion Woodgrove High School is headed back to the VHSL state girls' lacrosse playoffs with plenty of momentum. Woodgrove defeated host George Mason 16-11 on Thursday night to claim the 4A North Region title and earn the right to host a state semifinal game.

All-Dulles Conference lacrosse teams

Loudoun County senior midfielder Kevin Rogers and Woodgrove senior midfielder Nora Bowen have been selected as Players of the Year on the 2016 All-Dulles Conference boys' and girls' lacrosse teams. Dominion, George Mason, Heritage, Loudoun Valley, Park View, Riverside and Rock Ridge are also represented.

Freedom’s Meghan Kammerdeiner, left, and Park View’s Tina Adlam compete in the 100-meter dash.—Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Track and field: 4A West Region meet photos and results

John Champe High School boys and Rock Ridge girls each posted top five team finishes at the 4A West Region track and field championships May 25 at Freedom High School in South Riding. Liberty Christian Academy won the boys' title and E.C. Glass claimed the girls' crown at the regional meet.

The Woodgrove Wolverines are 2016 Conference 21-A softball tournament champions.—Times-Mirror/Andrew Gillis

Woodgrove powers past James Wood to win Conference 21-A softball title

The ending was fitting. Like she had done 15 times before, Woodgrove sophomore Camryn Dolby wound up and fired the ball past a James Wood batter - watching the ball scream past the swinging bat and into the catcher’s mitt.

The Briar Woods Falcons are 2016 Conference 14 baseball tournament champions.—Photo Courtesy/Don Ventrice

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: May 18-20 postseason games

Broad Run boys and Tuscarora girls won Conference 14 soccer tournament championship games Friday night. The match-ups are set for Conference 21-B and Conference 22 tournament championship games, scheduled for Tuesday evening.


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