The Tuscarora Huskies avoided the superstitious Friday the 13th curse. Instead, it proved to be their lucky number. The Huskies edged the host Woodgrove Wolverines 13-12 in a tightly-contested game showcasing two of Loudoun County’s best football programs Friday night in Purcellville.
Broad Run, John Champe, Loudoun Valley, Riverside, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora high schools each won Friday night during Week 3 of the 2019 varsity football season.
The Stone Bridge Bulldogs defeated the host Tuscarora Huskies 2-1 in a Potomac District field hockey game Tuesday night in Leesburg. Stone Bridge earned its first victory of the 2019 season.
After coming up a little short in a 28-26 loss to Broad Run in Week 1, Tuscarora entered Friday's game at Potomac Falls determined to bounce back. In a game that was back-and-forth throughout the first half, Tuscarora dominated the second half to pull away for a 40-12 victory.
Briar Woods, Broad Run, Freedom, Heritage, Loudoun County, Loudoun Valley, Stone Bridge, Tuscarora and Woodgrove high schools each earned victories Friday night during the second week of the 2019 varsity football season.
The Broad Run Spartans came up big in the third quarter and held on late to defeat the Tuscarora Huskies 28-26 at home Thursday night in Ashburn. The Spartans scored 21 unanswered points after trailing 13-7 late in the second quarter to propel them to a big season-opening victory.
The 2019 high school football season kicks off Aug. 29 for a majority of Loudoun schools. The regular season continues through Nov. 8, with playoffs starting the following week.
Riverside placed second in Class 4 and Freedom finished runner-up in Class 5 to highlight five Loudoun high schools who finished among the top seven in their respective classifications for the Wells Fargo Cup.
John Champe High School senior Dalton Young has been selected as Player of the Year on the 2019 All-Region 5C boys' lacrosse team. Marty Young of Briar Woods is the Coach of the Year.
Tuscarora High School's athletic department held a ceremony May 30 for the school's Class of 2019 student-athletes committed to continuing their athletic careers at the next level.
John Champe runner Bethany Graham struck gold three times, while Juan Moscoso (3,200 run) and Aidan Clark (high jump) of Briar Woods and Tyler Pride (long jump) of Potomac Falls also won event titles at the 2019 Virginia Class 5 state track and field championships.