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Justin Allen accepts the Most Valuable Player award.—Photo Courtesy/USA Football

Tuscarora’s Allen named International Bowl MVP

Tuscarora High School sophomore Justin Allen earned Most Valuable Player honors after helping the U.S. Under-17 national team defeat Team Japan 44-7 in the eighth annual International Bowl. Allen completed 6 of 7 passes for 114 yards and a touchdown in the win.

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.

LCHS Hall of Fame nominations due Feb. 1

Loudoun County High School is accepting nominations for its 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame class through Feb. 1.

Alex Galloway

Fast track: Galloway is ODAC Athlete of Week

Bridgewater College sophomore sprinter Alex Galloway earned his first career Old Dominion Athletic Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week award Jan. 16. Galloway,a Broad Run High School alum, paced Bridgewater in sprints Jan. 13 at the CNU Quadrangular.

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.

The Virginia Xtreme Sports 10U football team members pose in the Washington Redskins locker room.—Courtesy Photo

Xtreme football teams going national

A pair of Virginia Xtreme Sports teams representing the Washington Redskins have earned the chance to play for a national championship in their repsective age divisions at the NFL Flag National Championship, set for Jan. 27 in Orlando, Fla.

Potomac Elite 17 volleyball team.—Courtesy Photo

Potomac Elite strikes gold on volleyball court

The Potomac Elite 17 team outlasted 11 other teams to strike gold at the MLK Challenge volleyball tournament, contested Jan. 14-15 in Jessup, Md. Potomac Elite's roster includes Woodgrove High School students Meghen Cleary and Mable Henry.

Loudoun Valley repeated as VHSL state cross-country champions in 2016.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Valley’s Marc Hunter selected as state’s top cross-country coach

The United States Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association have selected Marc Hunter as the Virginia High School Boys Cross-Country Coach of the Year. Hunter guided Loudoun Valley to a second consecutive Virginia 4A state championship in 2016.

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.

Think Pink Tournament cancelled due to weather forecast

Foxcroft School's Think Pink Basketball Tournament scheduled for Saturday in Middleburg has been cancelled due to predicted weather and travel conditions. There is no make-up date for the tournament.

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.

Football: Three local athletes to play in International Bowl

A trio of student-athletes from Loudoun County public high schools have been selected to compete in the eighth annual International Bowl, set for Jan. 16-17 at AT&T Stadium in Texas. Justin Allen and Christophe Atkinson of Tuscarora will play for the U.S. Under-17 national team, and Tyler Savage of John Champe will compete for the U.S. Under-16 national team.

Updated: Ten area athletes on national champion football teams

A pair of national champions were recently crowned in college football, and the rosters of both winning teams include area players. Briar Woods, Dominion, Heritage, Loudoun County and Stone Bridge high schools were each represented.

Ashley Wilkins of Rock Ridge performs her vault routine. Wilkins finished second in the all-around to help the Phoenix place second as a team.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Patriots, Wolverines rise to top at Glory Days Gymnastics Invitational

For more than a decade, the Park View Glory Days Gymnastics Invitational has served as a mid-season barometer for high school gymnasts around Loudoun and throughout Virginia, testing their skills against the sort of competition they'll see in the postseason, a few weeks hence. For the first time in almost a decade, the host Patriots laid claim to a first-place trophy - placing atop the Blue division.

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).

High Schools

Briar Woods
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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