Mount Vernon and South Lakes' boys basketball teams asserted themselves as district play resumed. Lee, Lake Braddock, Annandale and W.T. Woodson's girls basketball teams continued to take turns knocking off each other. Many quad meets were on the wrestling schedule as teams continue to prepare for the upcoming district meets. Boys Basketball
South Lakes took a firm grip on the Great Falls District lead with victories over two teams previously unbeaten in the district, Madison and Washington-Lee. Jerome Scott hit two free throws with seven seconds remaining in overtime as the Seahawks edged Madison, 67-65. Scott ended the night with 29 points and Grant Hill added 15 points and 14 rebounds.
Earlier in the week South Lakes defeated Washington-Lee, 73-72, as David Harris' only points of the game came at the final buzzer to give the Seahawks the victory.
Mount Vernon remained unbeaten with a 65-61 victory over Lee. The Majors used a couple of three-pointers late in the contest to reverse a five-point deficit and hit four free throws in the final 15 seconds to hold on for the win. Barry Smith and Lorenzo Bryant keyed a strong defensive effort against Lee's Bill Courtney and Jeff Jividen, holding them to a combined 19 points.
Washington-Lee bounced back from the South Lakes setback with 26 points from Crawford Palmer in a 62-52 victory over Langley.
Herndon guard Shane Scott had four three-point field goals and 16 points in the Hornets' 62-47 victory over McLean.
Falls Church guard David Edwards scored 25 and 24 points in wins over Fairfax, 67-60 and Hayfield, 76-68. T.C. Williams guard Stacy Coleman pumped in 25 points in the Titans' 63-61 win over Hayfield and 27 in a 96-71 victory at W.T. Woodson.Girls Basketball
Ashley Hancock had 23 points to key Lee's 55-50 win over W.T. Woodson. The Lancers' victory continued to muddle the picture among heavyweights in the Northern Region. One day earlier Woodson had knocked off previously unbeaten Lake Braddock, 55-53.
Another top contender for the regional playoffs, Annandale, beat Chantilly 53-38 as Ann Marie Kennedy scored 27 points. The Atoms defeated Woodson in double overtime earlier this season and lost to Lake Braddock, 54-50, to open the season.
Annandale also pounded Wakefield last week. Kennedy had 21 points to go over 1,000 points in her career in the 71-43 victory over the Warriors. The Atoms ended the week with a 43-25 victory at second-place Fairfax to raise their record to 9-1, 3-0 in the Potomac District.
Earlier Fairfax downed Falls Church, 45-38. Courtenay Buchanan (18 points) connected on five three-point field goals and fresman Mara Cunningham added 15 rebounds in the victory.
South Lakes squeezed past Madison in overtime, 52-51, to take over the top spot in the Great Falls District. Senior guard Terri Bradley led the Seahawks with 21 points. Wrestling
Herndon improved to 5-0 with a 50-4 victory over Washington-Lee. Senior Jay Troxell, runner-up in the Great Falls District championship last year, continued his unbeaten streak in the 167-pound class by pinning the Generals' James Shoepfer.
Hayfield and Mount Vernon won dual matches in Gunston District action while Oakton knocked off Northern District rival Lake Braddock, 34-27. West Springfield, McLean and Marshall captured quad meets with three dual meet victories. West Springfield's David Wilderman (138 pounds) remained unbeaten with four victories, including one over Robinson's Kyle Ellison in the team's 34-27 dual meet loss.