(Richard A. Lipski / For the Washington Post)

Zanellato, Madison top Stone Bridge

VOLLEYBALL | Natale Zanellato records a game-high 22 kills after missing time earlier this season with an injury as the Warhawks top the No. 1 Bulldogs.

Two-headed backfield fuels Howard

An improving offensive line has opened big holes for Najee Savage and Lion legacy Malik Anderson during Howard’s 4-0 start.

Murray helps Marshall end losing skid

First year RB Jelani Murray and the Statesmen tasted victory for the first time as varsity football players with a win over Jefferson; West Potomac earns some hardware.

GLENARDEN, MD SEPTEMBER 20: Bladensburg junior varsity player Olivia Jeter(78) during the game at Flowers high school on September 20, 2014 in Glenarden, Md. (Photo by Mark Gail/For The Washington Post)

Lipstick on the defensive line

Olivia Jeter, a defensive end and captain on the Bladensburg JV football team, is earning respect on the field with her work ethic and physical play.

Thomas Stone knocks off North Point

Thomas Stone knocks off North Point

Juwuan Briscoe worked up an appetite after leading the Cougars to their first-ever win over previously-unbeaten North Point.

Floyd adds UNC, WVU offers

Floyd adds UNC, WVU offers

FOOTBALL | In a span of 72 hours, Stonewall Jackson running back Reggie Floyd receives North Carolina and West Virginia offers.

One slow start doesn’t deter Bobcats

One slow start doesn’t deter Bobcats

Battlefield deviated from a trend of first-quarter domination against Potomac (Va.), but it came through with a shutout win. Hylton is up next.

Falcons’ Fullwood flips to Hokies

Falcons’ Fullwood flips to Hokies

FOOTBALL | Good Counsel’s Darius Fullwood cites being closer to home as a big reason for his change of heart from Kentucky to Virginia Tech.

Bowles commits to Central Conn. St.

Bowles commits to Central Conn. St.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Third-team All-Met guard Eric Bowles of W.T. Woodson chooses the Blue Devils over Rider.

Inaugural DCXC Invite is a winner

Inaugural DCXC Invite is a winner

CROSS-COUNTRY | Bethesda-Chevy Chase’s Nora McUmber stars in an event that debuts at Kenilworth Park. Lake Braddock’s Alex Corbett, above left, finishes second in the boys’ race.

GAITHERSBURG - SEPTEMBER 23: Watkins Mill High School boys' soccer player Geordy Nyam, from Cameroon, runs sprints with his team at the start of practice on Tuesday September 23, 2014. Seventeen countries are represented on the school's 25 player roster.   (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Watkins Mill plays the world’s game

BOYS’ SOCCER | With 25 players hailing from 18 countries, the Wolverines give new meaning to the global nature of the sport.

Good Counsel takes down Gonzaga

Good Counsel takes down Gonzaga

FOOTBALL | The 13th-round Falcons beat the Eagles on a neutral field as Jonathon Lee runs for 161 yards and a touchdown.

Blair, Churchill stay on even terms

Blair, Churchill stay on even terms

BOYS’ SOCCER | The Blazers and the Bulldogs play to a 1-1 draw, with Blair’s Ashe Durban heading in the tying goal in the second half.

Haden helps inspire Friendly to a win

Haden helps inspire Friendly to a win

Cleveland Browns DB Joe Haden, a former All-Met Offensive Player of the Year and state champion at Friendly, returns to his alma mater to much fanfare.

Turner, Stags prove they’re ‘still here’

Turner, Stags prove they’re ‘still here’

Darryl Turner Jr. scores the go-ahead touchdown, and No. 14 DeMatha continues its dominance over No. 4 St. John’s with an overtime win.

Haskins has hot hand for Bullis

Haskins has hot hand for Bullis

Dwayne Haskins Jr. threw five touchdown passes to dig the Bulldogs out of a hole and lead them to a home win against Friendship Collegiate.

Big plays carry H.D. Woodson

Big plays carry H.D. Woodson

Rashad Cooper and Parnell Motley connect on several big plays to lead the No. 18 Warriors to a win over DCIAA Stars rival Wilson.

Leaders

AllMetSports galleries

No. 5 Madison downs top-ranked Stone Bridge in four sets

The Warhawks upset the Bulldogs on Monday in Ashburn.

Seniors steal the show at inaugural DCXC event

B-CC’s Nora McUmber and Lake Braddock’s Alex Corbett take first, second in respective races.

Hylton’s 66 points too much for No. 5 Patriot

Bulldog’s running back Ricky Slade rushes for eight scores in 66-41 win.

DeMatha upsets St. John’s, 21-14

No. 14 Stags knock off No. 4 Cadets in a tight, overtime matchup.

Jeter breaking down barriers for Bladensburg football

The sophomore has earned the respect of her teammates on the field and in the weight room, all while wearing lipstick.

Herndon breezes past Robinson

Senior Sofia Palacios does it all for the No. 7 Hornets field hockey team in a win over the Rams.

Kayla White, No. 6 South River upset No. 1 Severna Park, 3-1

White scored two second-half goals for the Seahawks in a Saturday field hockey matchup against the Falcons

Falls Church holds off McLean, wins 24-20

McLean rallied late but Falls Church held with a late defensive stand

Eleanor Roosevelt blows past Bowie, 5-0

Raiders hand the Bulldogs their first loss in a Prince George’s 4A showdown.

No. 6 River Hill beats Howard, 1-0, in overtime

Michael Heitzmann pushed across the winning goal with a penalty kick in extra time for the Hawks.

AllMetSports videos

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 5

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 5

Host B.J. Koubaroulis runs through the top plays from the week of football in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
No. 13 Good Counsel upsets No. 1 Gonzaga, 17-7

No. 13 Good Counsel upsets No. 1 Gonzaga, 17-7

The Falcons held the Eagles to just one scoring drive in the 17-7 victory
Falls Church defeats Yorktown, 28-14

Falls Church defeats Yorktown, 28-14

Will Mejia scored three touchdowns to lead the Jaguars to their first win over the Patriots since 2005, improving to 4-0 this season.
Bullis routs Friendship Collegiate, 42-21

Bullis routs Friendship Collegiate, 42-21

Bulldogs quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. throws five touchdowns in a 42-21 win over the Knights.
H.D. Woodson beats Wilson, 42-23

H.D. Woodson beats Wilson, 42-23

The Warriors started strong and never gave up the lead in their victory over the Tigers.
Paint Branch handles Churchill to remain undefeated, 39-29

Paint Branch handles Churchill to remain undefeated, 39-29

The Panthers' uptempo offense was too much for the Bulldogs on Friday night, as Paint Branch came away with a 39-29 victory.
DeMatha beats St.John's in OT showdown

DeMatha beats St.John's in OT showdown

The Stags take down the Cadets for the 20th straight year with a score of 21-14.
Female football player tackles down barriers

Female football player tackles down barriers

Bladensburg sophomore Olivia Jeter is breaking down barriers and through opposing offensive lines as a defensive tackle and lineman for the Mustangs' junior varsity team. The 5-8, 200-pound Jeter plays a prominent role on junior varsity, and keeps up with the boys in the weight room, too, squatting 250 pounds and bench pressing 225.
Watkins Mill soccer is a team of diversity

Watkins Mill soccer is a team of diversity

With a soccer team that features 25 players from 18 different countries, The Wolverines have one of the most diverse high school soccer teams in the area.
Trojans’ Carter bound for Penn State

Trojans’ Carter bound for Penn State

A versatile athlete, Gaithersburg's Kamonte Carter is playing quarterback this year for the Trojans, before heading to Penn State to play defensive end.

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The 2014 Spring All-Mets

The area’s best spring sports athletes in baseball, softball, lacrosse, soccer, track & field, tennis, rowing, golf and gymnastics.

‘It’s pretty cool to be different’

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The next level of recruiting

DeJuan Ellis will join the masses of football players announcing their school over the coming weeks. The only difference: he’s in eighth grade.