The St. John Bosco Braves, having traveled roughly 2,640 miles from Bellflower, Calif., to Washington, gathered in an impromptu, raucous huddle. In the middle, a player waved a large team flag, as if marking conquered territory.
Spencer Liang doesn’t remember exactly when it happened or specifics of the match, but she can recall the frustration that boiled up that day on the tennis court years ago.
Facing a two-point deficit at halftime against No. 6 Friendship Collegiate on Friday night, DeMatha football reverted to its speciality: running the ball.
The St. John’s volleyball team stormed into Bishop O’Connell in Arlington and swept the Knights 3-0 on Monday night.
Once again, the top nine teams all acted like they belonged near the top in victories over the weekend. Behind them, there was plenty of movement, as two-time defending Virginia 6A state champion jumped five spots to No. 10 thanks to a handful of losses in front of them.
EXACTLY HOW GOOD IS FRIENDSHIP COLLEGIATE’S DEFENSE?