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Woodgrove senior Josh Grafton, left, tightly defends Dominion junior Josh Drake during the Titans’ 10-7 victory April 28 in Purcellville.—Times-Mirror/Mike Walgren

Dominion shoots past Woodgrove to remain undefeated

At last, one school finally had to lose. In a high-profile boys’ lacrosse meeting between two undefeated schools, Dominion outlasted Woodgrove, 10-7, April 28 on a rain-soaked night in Purcellville.

Woodgrove jumps out early, sticks Dominion with first loss

The reigning Group 4A state champion Woodgrove Wolverines and the undefeated Dominion Titans measured themselves against each other in girls' lacrosse action April 28. The Wolverines came out ahead on a 14-8 decision under drizzly, wet conditions in Sterling.

Gavin Verfurth and Briar Woods defeated Stone Bridge 4-1 in a Conference 14 boys’ soccer game April 28.—Times-Mirror/David Manning

Loudoun’s Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: April 25-28 games

Annie Dunlap scored five goals and won seven draw controls to help lead John Champe to a 14-8 victory versus Fauquier in varsity girls' lacrosse. Freedom, Riverside, Rock Ridge and Woodgrove also won girls' lacrosse games Thursday night. Look inside for scores and submitted recaps from baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball and tennis.

Aust to host lacrosse camp at Loudoun Country Day School

Sterling native Alex Aust will return to Loudoun Country Day School this summer to host a lacrosse camp with Finish Line Lacrosse. Aust, a 2005 Loudoun Country Day School graduate, went on to win a national championship and earn All-American honors at the University of Maryland.

A.J. Robinson is seated next to Middleburg head coach Jaye Haggler. His parents Art and Sheldonna Robinson, and sister Nicole Robinson are standing in back.—Courtesy Photo

Robinson signs to play basketball at Alderson Broaddus

Middleburg Academy senior guard A.J. Robinson signed his national letter of intent April 25 to attend and play basketball on a full scholarship at Alderson Broaddus University in West Virginia. Robinson, an All-State performer each of his last two seasons, averaged 18 points per game and connected on a school-record 127 shots from 3-point range as a senior.

Grace sets Foxcroft lacrosse scoring record

Alex Grace scored seven goals in an April 14 game versus Trinity Christian to become Foxcroft School's career goal scoring leader in lacrosse. The senior from Purcellville pushed her career total to 242 goals.

Justin Ager and the Loudoun Valley Vikings won consecutive games Thursday and Friday to improve to 10-2 this season.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: April 20-22 games

Jack Shepherd singled home Adam Branch in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift Dominion baseball to an 8-7 victory versus Freedom. Briar Woods, Loudoun Valley, Potomac Falls, Riverside and Woodgrove also won baseball games Friday evening. Look inside for scores and submitted recaps from baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and track.

Seniors Gino Ventrice, left, and Dylan Counts stand side-by-side in the Briar Woods’ dugout to form the No. 15 in honor of Gavin Rupp.—Photo Courtesy/Don Ventrice

Briar Woods doubles up Stone Bridge in “Batter Up for Rupp” game

Gavin Rupp would have loved a night like the one April 22 at Briar Woods High School. He would have loved to have been playing alongside many of his closest friends, playing at his favorite position of shortstop donned from head to toe in a No. 15 Falcons uniform. He would have certainly loved the final result, too.

Junior Grace Mattimore belts a ball to deep center field to drive home two runs in Broad Run’s 17-8 extra-inning victory against host Loudoun County.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Broad Run works extra to top Loudoun County in game “worth price of the ticket”

After seven innings, the two teams were tied at 7-7. After eight innings, one team had won 17-8. The Broad Run Spartans (14-1) were that team, getting on a roll with the opening batter of the extra stanza and not stopping until 10 runs had poured across the plate.

Signing Day at Loudoun Valley

Loudoun Valley High School recently held a ceremony for eight college-bound student athletes.

Times-Mirror/Ed Felker

‘My dream has always been to come to the USA and ride’

Eight sidesaddle riders circled beneath a bright, cloudless sky in anticipation of the start of the first race of the day at the Loudoun Fairfax Hunt Point to Point at Oatlands Plantation on Sunday.

Briar Woods senior Colin Shutler will continue his soccer career at the University of Virginia.—Times-Mirror/David Manning

My brother’s a keeper: Colin Shutler to join older sibling Chris as college goalkeeper

When Colin Shutler signed a national letter of intent with the University of Virginia, he completed a matched set. Two Shutler brothers graduating from Briar Woods High School over two years; two soccer goalkeepers playing for Division I colleges. Colin is bound for Virginia while Chris Shutler is a freshman with Binghamton University.

Cam Serigne

Loudoun Football Notebook

Briar Woods High School alums Cam Serigne (Wake Forest) and Trace McSorley (Penn State) are college standouts; four local youth leagues partner to form Loudoun Youth Football Association; Virginia High School League endorses Heads Up program; and Dulles Patriots youth organization holding early bird registration.
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Tuscarora senior goalkeeper Courtenay Kaplan recorded a school-record 18 saves April 14 in a scoreless tie versus Briar Woods.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: April 13-19 games

TJ Holdredge recorded three hits and drove home five runs April 19 in Loudoun Valley's 14-0 baseball win versus John Champe. Briar Woods, Freedom, Loudoun County, Riverside, Rock Ridge and Stone Bridge also won on the baseball diamond. Look inside for scores and submitted recaps from baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball and tennis.

Ashlyn Nolan, right, of Rock Ridge competes side-by-side with Sherando’s Davina Lane in the 100-meter hurdles. Lane won the event with a finish time of 15.34 seconds and Nolan (15.50) finished second.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Rock Ridge, Valley lead Loudoun’s charge at Wolverine Track Classic

Loudoun Valley boys and Rock Ridge girls each placed third in their respective team standings at the 2016 Wolverine Track Classic. The 25-school event was contested April 15 at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville.

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