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Woodgrove senior Sarah Snare prepares to compete on the uneven bars.—Photo Courtesy/Woodgrove High School Gymnastics

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: Jan. 17-21 events

Riverside and Rock Ridge high schools prevailed in varsity swim meets Saturday, while Woodgrove High School's gymnastics team placed fourth at the Aloha Invitational. Look inside for scores and submitted stats from varsity basketball, gymnastics and swimming.

Loudoun County junior Natalie Villaflor goes up for a layup during a 2016 playoff game. Villaflor needed just 62 varsity games to surpass 1,000 career points. Coach Derek Fisher says “the main thing you need to know about Natalie is that she loves to play basketball.”—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Villaflor can score, plus much more on the basketball court

In the fall of 2014, Natalie Villaflor was a precocious freshman on Loudoun County High School's varsity, running the court alongside a bevy of seniors for one of the area's most consistently successful girls' basketball programs. By the end of 2016, she was the Conference 21-B reigning Player of the Year, and she'd exceeded the hallowed 1,000-point milestone. Furthermore, she'd become the sort of team leader those upperclassmen were to her, a couple of years ago.

Potomac Falls sophomore Ian Anderson works to put up a shot with Briar Woods junior Cam Timmons defending.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Potomac Falls pulls away from Briar Woods in second half

Trailing host Briar Woods by as many as six points in the first quarter, Potomac Falls used a 9-4 run to close the first half to take a one-point lead into the locker room. That momentum continued in the second half as the Panthers pulled away for an 83-65 victory Friday night in Ashburn. Potomac Falls (7-6) outscored Briar Woods 46-29 in the second half to even its Conference 14 record.

Woodgrove High School gymnasts are all smiles after winning the Red division title at the Park View Glory Days Gymnastics Invitational.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: Jan. 6-12 events

The Loudoun County Raiders defeated the Riverside Rams 68-37 in varsity girls' basketball Thursday night. The Raiders have won 13 straight games and are currently 14-1 overall. Look inside for scores and submitted recaps from varsity basketball, gymnastics, swimming and wrestling.

Dominic Peterson rises for a layup during Loudoun Valley’s 94-53 win against John Champe.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun Valley cruises past John Champe to remain unbeaten

The beat goes on for the Loudoun Valley Vikings: Another varsity boys' basketball game, another lopsided win. The Viking's 13th victory in as many games came Jan. 9 in Aldie with a 94-53 decision over homestanding John Champe (6-4).

Foxcroft School is once again hosting the Think Pink Tournament.—Courtesy Photo

Foxcroft’s Think Pink Tournament set for Jan. 14

The eighth annual Think Pink Tournament is scheduled for Jan. 14 at Foxcroft School in Middleburg. The basketball tournament begins at 9 a.m. and will feature eight schools competing on three levels - varsity, junior varsity and middle school.

Boys’ basketball: Cooper lifts Broad Run past Tuscarora

Leading 69-68 in the final minute of regulation, Tuscarora had a chance to steal a big road win at Broad Run. Undaunted, the host Spartans found a way to prevail in the closing seconds of a Conference 14 boys' basketball game Friday evening in Ashburn.

Girls’ basketball: Tuscarora starts strong in conference play

Tuscarora took care of Broad Run in its Conference 14 opener with a great showing from start to finish. The Huskies topped the host Spartans 65-45 in the first game of a varsity basketball doubleheader Friday night in Ashburn.

Loudoun’s Varsity Basketball Rewind: Jan. 3-4 games

Junior guard Chloe Madgwick scored a game-high 21 points to help Stone Bridge outlast Woodgrove 59-55 in overtime Wednesday night. Anna LeMaster added 17 points for Stone Bridge, while Camryn Fagan scored 14 points for Woodgrove. Park View's boys also prevailed Wednesday, defeating Trinity School at Meadow View 66-53.

Heritage junior Kendall Edmond is tightly guarded by Park View junior Jordan Landrum.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Photos: Heritage vs. Park View varsity girls’ basketball

A strong second half from the Heritage Pride allowed them to overcome a halftime deficit and defeat the Park View Patriots 66-54 in a varsity girls' basketball game Jan. 3 in Leesburg. Senior Corrianna Calloway paced host Heritage with a game-high 25 points. The Pride have now won four of their last five games.

Patriots take runner-up spot in Park View Holiday Classic

In the early going of Wednesday's Park View Holiday Classic basketball tournament girls' championship game, the host Park View Patriots maintained the momentum gained from a buzzer-beating victory in the first round.

Dominick Fragala and John Champe head coach Bill Maher.—Photo Courtesy/Michael White

1,000 points and counting for Champe’s Fragala

John Champe High School honored Dominick Fragala for eclipsing 1,000 career points during a Dec. 20 varsity basketball game versus Manassas Park. The senior guard proceeded to score 38 points, in addition to his six assists and six steals in the Knights' 89-37 victory.

Emily Miller was joined by family, coaches and teammates in the LCHS gym foyer.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun County’s Miller to hoop at Davis & Elkins

Loudoun County High School senior Emily Miller recently signed her national letter of intent to attend and play NCAA Division II basketball at Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, W. Va. Miller, a point guard, averaged eight points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals during her junior season.

The Tuscarora Huskies celebrate after earning their 100th victory Tuesday night.—Photo Courtesy/Bill Vocke

Tuscarora nets 100th win in program history

Tuscarora High School defeated Albemarle 53-39 at home in varsity girls' basketball Dec. 20 to record the 100th win in program history. Michael Newkirk, head coach for each of the Huskies' six-plus seasons, also earned his 100th coaching victory.

Senior Dominik Fragala scored 63 points in Champe’s double-overtime win against Freedom.—File Photo/Rick Wasser

Fragala pours in 63 points to help Champe outlast Freedom

John Champe High School's Dominik Fragala didn't drop in three 3-pointers, 13 2-pointers and 28 free throws in a single game for the fun of it. He did it for the win, to avoid losing to rival Freedom in the schools' first meeting of Fragala's senior year. The 6-foot guard put in 22 points before halftime, added 24 more in the second half and poured in another 17 during eight minutes of overtime. As it happened, his Knights needed all of them.


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