Burke Sports Briefs

Burke Sports Briefs

<b>Woodson Stumped by Lee</b>

The W.T. Woodson varsity football team suffered its first Patriot District defeat on Thursday, Sept. 17 in its 27-7 loss to Lee High School.

The Cavaliers struggled to contain Lee’s three-headed rushing attack in Idreis Augustus, Jazmier Williams and Greg Lopez. At the end of the first half, Woodson trailed Lee 21-0.

A bright spot in the loss was quarterback Connor Reilly’s performance. Reilly passed for 155 passing yards, ran for 55 yards and scored the Cavaliers’ lone touchdown on a five yard run.

The Cavaliers next game is at home on Sept. 25 against Concorde District power Chantilly High School.

<b>Bruins Field Hockey Trounces Langley</b>

The Lake Braddock Secondary School varsity field hockey team ended a three-game losing streak on Sept. 21, with a 4-0 victory against Langley High School.

Lake Braddock’s goals were scored by Taylor Livick, Melanie Brodner, Maria Pastor and Brittany Hopkins.

Goalies Danielle Smith and Cara Wiedinger recorded shutouts in net.

The young Bruins team, which doesn’t have a single senior on the roster, is currently 5-6 on the season.

Lake Braddock’s next game is on Sept. 24 against Annandale High School (4-5).

<b>Submit Youth Sports Headlines</b>

The local youth football, tennis, volleyball and cheerleading seasons have started and the Connection doesn’t want any child’s accomplishments to go unnoticed.

In order to have youth sports items printed or posted on the Web, please send the information to Sports Editor Reed S. Albers at ralbers@connectionnewspapers.com

<b>Church Group Hosts Golf Tournament</b>

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will be hosting its annual NOVA FCA Golf Classic at South Riding Golf Course on Monday, Sept. 28.

The event is one of the FCA’s main fund raisers for the year and the group hopes to raise enough money to get two new full time area representatives in area schools to work with athletes and coaches.

More information about the tournament and the FCA can be found at www.novafca.org.