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VHSL Group 4A All-State basketball teams

Loudoun Valley High School junior Jordan Miller is the Player of the Year on the Virginia High School League Group 4A boys' basketball team. Loudoun Valley senior Nick Ball and Loudoun County junior Natalie Villaflor each garnered first-team honors.

Washington Spirit to play match Saturday at Evergreen SportsPlex

The Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League will play the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in a preseason match Saturday evening at Evergreen SportsPlex in Leesburg.

The Broad Run Spartans started their varsity softball season on the right note, winning four games in two days March 17-18 at the Sports Plus Tournament.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun’s Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: March 17-21 games

Loudoun County High School collected a pair of wins versus Tuscarora in baseball and softball Tuesday, while Woodgrove prevailed in softball, boys lacrosse and girls lacrosse. Tuscarora swung past Loudoun County in girls tennis. Look inside for submitted scores and stats from varsity baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse and tennis.

Mike Elliott prepares to put up a left-handed shot for the Loudoun all-stars. Elliott was one of eight Loudoun players to score in double figures with 10 points.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun all-stars shine in NOVA Challenge

A team of all-star basketball players from Loudoun County outlasted their counterparts from Arlington/Alexandria, 130-128, in the fourth annual DMVStream.com NOVA Challenge on March 19 at Riverside High School in Leesburg. The high school basketball event showcased top public school seniors from Northern Virginia. Prince William defeated Fairfax 126-108 in the first all-star game.

Michael Brennan helped the Tuscarora Huskies earn 35 Wells Fargo Cup points in varsity golf.—File Photo

VHSL Wells Fargo Cup Standings

Loudoun Valley (Group 4A), Tuscarora (5A) and Briar Woods (5A) high schools each rank among the top five in the Virginia High School League Wells Fargo Cup Standings following the conclusion of the varsity winter sports season. The Wells Fargo Cup is awarded to the school in each group classification that has achieved the best overall record in VHSL state-level competition in 27 sports.

Loudoun County High School seniors Dominic Hafner and Daniella Hafner, with parents Steve Hafner and Hasina Hafner.—Courtesy Photo

Hafner twins set to play college sports

Twin siblings Dominic Hafner and Daniella Hafner, both seniors at Loudoun County High School, will each continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Dominic will play lacrosse at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., and Daniella will play tennis for Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.

Since discovering the sport soon after learning to walk, Josh Liu has worked himself into an upper-echelon taekwondo artist with medals from national and international competitions.—Courtesy Photo

Taekwondo standout Liu eyes 2020 Olympic Games

Josh Liu has traveled far and wide to hone his craft. He's boarded flights to British Columbia, Mexico, Azerbaijan, Costa Rica and Oregon, usually in quest of a medal, usually successful. The Ashburn teenager believes he still has a long way to go in his travels.

The Loudoun Valley Vikings are Virginia 4A state boys’ basketball champions.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Loudoun Valley wins first state basketball title in dominant fashion

Loudoun Valley and Monacan high schools have squared off in the Virginia 4A state boys' basketball quarterfinals each of the last two seasons. Each time, the winner of that game has moved on to win a state championship.

Front row, from left: Briar Woods seniors Skyler Springs, Jordan Ward and Samari Springs. Back row: Briar Woods football coach Charlie Pierce and athletic director Jerry Carter.—Photo Courtesy/Chuck Moore, Random Snaps Photography

Briar Woods trio to play college football

Briar Woods High School recently held a ceremony for three senior student-athletes who will continue their football careers in college. Skyler Springs will play for Georgetown University, Jordan Ward will lace up the cleats for Virginia Military Institute and Samari Springs is headed to the University of Richmond.

Loudoun Valley junior Jordan Miller goes strong to the basket for two of his game-high 26 points.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Photos: Loudoun Valley rolls past Jamestown in state final

The Loudoun Valley Vikings won their first state championship in boys' basketball March 10 in Richmond. Loudoun Valley connected on 31 of 44 field goal attempts and 12 of 13 shots from the foul line to defeat Jamestown 80-48 in the Virginia High School League Group 4A state final.

Dominion High School senior Mike Elliott has earned a roster invite to play for Loudoun in the fourth annual NOVA Challenge.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Loudoun roster set for NOVA Challenge

The fourth annual DMVStream.com NOVA Challenge is set for March 19 at Riverside High School in Leesburg. The high school basketball event showcases top public school seniors from Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and Prince William in two all-star games, a slam dunk contest and a 3-point shooting contest. Loudoun's roster includes players from Broad Run, Dominion, Heritage, John Champe, Loudoun County, Loudoun Valley, Potomac Falls, Rock Ridge and Tuscarora high schools,

Jordan Miller and the Loudoun Valley Vikings take the big stage for the VHSL 4A boys’ basketball championship game Friday evening.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

VHSL State Basketball Championships Schedule

The Loudoun Valley Vikings are one of 24 varsity teams that will play for a Virginia High School League State Basketball Championship this week. Teams will vie for state supremacy in boys' and girls' basketball in six classifications, starting Thursday afternoon in Richmond. Four state title games will be contested each day at the Siegel Center, on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University

The Loudoun Patriots will next play in the East Coast Homeschool Championships.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun Patriots swish state runner-up honors

The Loudoun Patriots homeschool varsity basketball teams each finished second at the 2017 VHSAA State Championships Feb. 25 in Roanoke. Both teams qualified for the East Coast Homeschool Championships, set for March 13-17 at Liberty University.

Stone Bridge players rejoice as time expires in the Northern Virginia Scholastic Hockey League championship game.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore

MORE: Stone Bridge clamps down on Broad Run to win eighth hockey title

Sewn onto the upper right sleeves of the gameday jackets worn by the Stone Bridge High School hockey coaches is a long list of numbers. The sequence starts with 2002 and ends with 2016, with five other numbers in between. Those numbers represent all the seasons in which the Bulldogs have won the championship of the Northern Virginia Scholastic Hockey League.

Paul Rowley, a redshirt sophomore at William & Mary, attempts a 3-pointer during a Nov. 23, 2016 game versus Duke University at famed Cameron Indoor Stadium. Rowley connected on 3 of 4 shots from 3-point range in 26 minutes of action.—Photo Courtesy/William & Mary athletics

Loudoun Valley alum Paul Rowley is a quick study at William & Mary

Paul Rowley was preparing for his freshman year at William & Mary in the summer of 2014 when his father, Sean, began to work on a spreadsheet with his son’s schedule. The Loudoun Valley High School academic and basketball standout was preparing to take 12 credit hours his first semester, which is typical for a basketball player for the NCAA Division I Tribe. Rowley ended up taking 15 credits as a freshman in his first semester. And thanks to three years of summer classes, he is on track to graduate this spring as a double major in finance and computer science.

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Falcons

Broad Run
Spartans

Dominion
Titans

Freedom
Eagles

Heritage
Pride

John Champe
Knights

Loudoun Co.
Raiders

Loudoun Valley
Vikings

Park View
Patriots

Potomac Falls
Panthers

Riverside
Rams

Rock Ridge
Phoenix

Stone Bridge
Bulldogs

Tuscarora
Huskies

Woodgrove
Wolverines



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