Among the 18 games on the schedule, more than 30 college prospects will play in Fairfax this coming weekend and more than 60 college coaches have already registered to attend the three-day event, beginning Friday. Six of the Washington area teams participating finished last season ranked in The Post’s final top 20 poll: Paul VI, Georgetown Visitation, Whitman, Edison, Good Counsel and Stonewall Jackson. St. John’s, Elizabeth Seton, Bullis, Holy Cross, T.C. Williams, Spalding and Carroll will also be featured.
One area team, however, has already gotten a big win over a nationally ranked team. Over the Thanksgiving weekend, National Christian participated in the Tennessee Turkey Jamm in Murfreesboro, Tenn., and began the year 3-0, including an upset over Blackman (Tenn.), which was No. 3 in the country in USA Today’s preseason poll.
In the Eagles’ 58-52 win, junior guard Mykea Gray led the charge with 15 points, five rebounds and five assists. National Christian.
NUMBER CRUNCH: 4
Interceptions by Georgetown lacrosse commit Kevin Petrillo in Westfield’s last two wins during the VHSL football playoffs. Petrillo is a linebacker for the Bulldogs.
- Check out our latest Top 2o poll for football, where Stone Bridge re-joins the mix and Patuxent makes its debut in the rankings.
- Here’s how a collection of six Washington area high school football coaches ranked the teams.
- This Woodgrove football team will leave a lasting legacy.
- Prince George’s football notebook: Forestville relishes its surprising playoff run and Potomac (Md.) loses a thriller.
ICYMI: Here are some photos from the thrilling DCSAA Class A final between Sidwell Friends and Eastern this past Saturday at Catholic.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: High school basketball!
Like we said above, the high school basketball season tips off for most of the Washington area tonight. What’s better than that? For all the coaches out there, if your schedule isn’t showing up on AllMetSports, head over to our Scorekeeper system and sign up for an account so you can start entering games, scores and statistics. Don’t wait until game night!