The Black and White

Baseball falls in regional semis

By Connor Vergara

May 19, 2010

**By Lee Cary**              Varsity baseball lost to the Gaithersburg Trojans 8-2 in the regional semifinals, May 19, ending its season.                 The boys fell behind early, but tied the game at one in the bottom of the third inning.   Read More »...

Harper could be savior for Nats

By Daniel Royston

May 19, 2010

While counting down the days until Stephen Strasburg’s first start for the Washington Nationals, D.C. should be looking forward to the 2010 MLB Draft for one reason: Bryce Harper. Read More »...

Baseball beats top-seeded Wootton, advances to regional semis

By Connor Vergara

May 18, 2010

**By Lee Cary** Varsity baseball defeated the top seeded Wootton Patriots 6-3, May 18, advancing to the regional semifinals. The Vikings fell behind early 1-0 in the first inning, but tied the game after the Wootton shortstop committed an error. Read More »...

Boys lacrosse beats WJ in regional semi-finals

By Connor Vergara

May 18, 2010

**By Mallory Frankel** Varsity boys lacrosse defeated the Walter Johnson Wildcats 16-12, advancing to the regional finals. The Wildcats began the game with a goal, but attacker Ross Koehn quickly tied the game. Attacker Jordan Karr, assisted by attacker Pat Slawta, put the Vikes ahead wit...

Boys lacrosse advances to regional semi-finals

By Connor Vergara

May 17, 2010

**By Mallory Frankel** Varsity boys lacrosse beat the Sherwood warriors 14-8, advancing to the regional semi-finals. The Vikings started the game off strong when forwards Booey Ghani and Pat Slawta ran the offense and Ghani ripped a hard shot straight into the net. Attacker Trevor Hains ...

Baseball looks to knock off top seeded Wootton

By Connor Vergara

May 16, 2010

**By Lee Cary** After defeating Richard Montgomery, varsity baseball looks to take down the number one seeded Wootton Patriots in the regional quarterfinals. “We will need error free defense and good pitching as well as timely hitting,” third baseman Paul Balland says.  “The same thing it’s...

Girls lacrosse falls to Churchill 25-5, ending playoff season

By Juliet Mullins

May 16, 2010

**By Alex Triay** Varsity girl’s lacrosse lost to Churchill 25-5, May 16, in their second round of playoffs. Senior captain Sarah Craig had a hat trick in her final game and sophomore Clara Schneider tallied two goals. Read More »...

Girls softball loses in first round of playoffs

By Juliet Mullins

May 15, 2010

**By Yeiwah Brewah** Varsity softball fell to the Gaithersburg Trojans, 4-3, May 13, in the first round of playoffs. The ladies started the game out strong, scoring three consecutive runs and taking the lead in the first inning and holding it into the third. In the third inning, however; the Trojans scored two runs...

Baseball wins in playoff opener

By Connor Vergara

May 14, 2010

**By Lee Cary** Varsity Baseball defeated the Richard Montgomery Rockets 2-1, May 14, advancing to the second round of the playoffs. The Vikings held a 1-0 lead throughout the game until the Rockets scored off of an error in the seventh inning. Read More »...

Girls lacrosse moves on to second round of playoffs

By Connor Vergara

May 13, 2010

**By Alex Triay**            Varsity girls lacrosse defeated the Kennedy Cavaliers 16-1, May 13, advancing to the second round of the playoffs.             After Kennedy scored the first goal of the game just a minute in, the Vikings rebounded with a goal from midfielder Clair...

Boys tennis loses at County Finals, Wootton remains untouchable

By Juliet Mullins

May 13, 2010

**By Sarah Backenstoe** Boys tennis lost in all of their games against Wootton in County Finals. “Wootton  was sensational this year,” coach Jason Gohn said. “There's no shame in losing to a superior opponent.” Read More »...

Softball ends season with a loss, look to playoffs

By Juliet Mullins

May 11, 2010

**By Yeiwah Brewah** Varsity softball ended their regular season with a 4-0 loss to the Sherwood Warriors, May 10, finalizing their record at 7-9. Despite losing third baseman Alex Rodgers to a jammed finger, the Lady Vikes held the Warriors to only four runs in the first couple of innings. Read M...