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Friendship Collegiate blanks H.D. Woodson to capture DCSAA Class AA title

By By Madeline Rundlett, Washington Post; Photo by Terrance Williams, Washington Post, 12/02/18, 7:15AM EST


Knights recapture DCSAA Class AA Title

After catching a deep pass to put his team up by two touchdowns, senior wide receiver Jalen Hamilton sprinted toward the Friendship Collegiate bench in elation.

This moment had been a long time coming. Since Friendship’s loss to Ballou in last season’s D.C. State Athletic Association Class AA title game, Hamilton’s phone screen carried a reminder of his team’s shortcomings — a photo of Ballou posing in front of the championship banner.