A cold Friday night proved to be no obstacle for Blair's girls' lacrosse team (1-2) as they defeated the Einstein Titans (0-3) by a final score of 13-5. The Blazers took the lead early and dominated for the rest of the game.
The Blair boys' varsity volleyball team (1-1) won a three set game against the Whitman Vikings (0-1) finishing with a score of 25-21, 25-15, 25-22.
The team knew the stakes, and they did their job. As the Blair Blazers (9-10) rolled over the Wootton Patriots (4-16) 72-58 in what was a closely contested game until the very end.
For the second time this season, Blair found themselves facing the Richard Montgomery Rockets but unlike their first game, the Blazers came out soundly on top on Tuesday, with a final score of 50-38.
On Friday night, the Boy's basketball team (7-9) grabbed an impressive win over the Churchill Bulldogs (3-13), 52-45. The Blazers were without big man Ishmael Sangre, but were still able to overcome Churchill's size advantage in one of the most impressive wins of the season.
Coming home off two close losses, the Blair boys' basketball team (8-6) stepped up the energy and disposed of the Paint Branch Panthers (5-8) 69-59.
Tuesday's game became representative of everything the Blazers (7-5) have been striving for all season, as the team stepped up to defeat the Blake Bengals (6-6) by playing tight defense and aggressive offense.
The Blazers (7-3) came out on Thursday night and took care of business in crunch time, downing the Walter Johnson Wildcats (0-9) 57-55.
In what became an aggressive, closely-matched game, the Girls' Basketball team (2-0) stepped up their offensive play late to beat the Kennedy Cavaliers (0-1) in their first home game, with a final score of 43-36.
In front of a nearly packed gym, the the boys' basketball team (1-0) overcame nerves and anxiousness to beat the Northwood Gladiators (0-1) in their season opener 71-52.
The Blair girls' varsity volleyball team (10-2) defeated the Bethesda- Chevy Chase Barons (7-5) in three lengthy sets. The match was special for the Blazers because it was senior night, the last home game for seniors before playoffs. The Barons played a tough game throughout the match, but the Blazers were able to hold their own and eventually outplayed them. The scores for the three sets were: 25-19, 25-17, and 25-22.
Blair varsity field hockey (4-5) dominated the Kennedy Cavaliers Monday night, winning 7-0. The game was a perfect way to close the season as the Blazers advance towards playoffs. Following the game, the Blazers congratulated their seniors amid their final game at Blair's stadium.
The Blair girls' varsity volleyball team (8-2) was able to outplay the Einstein Titans (1-9) on Thursday in only three sets. The match featured a quick offense from the Blazers as they varied up their plays and made use of their second-string players. The scores for the sets were: 25-13, 25-11 and 25-12
Girls' varsity soccer (3-5) dominated the Paint Branch Panthers (2-7-1) Tuesday afternoon, taking their first divisional win in a 5-0 rout.
The Blair girls' varsity volleyball team (6-2) played an exceptional match against the Kennedy Cavaliers (2-6), resulting in a victory for the Blazers. The match saw a large variety of players on the court as Coach Klein kept subbing in second-string players; this strategy got the second-string players engaged and showcased their abilities in-game. The Blazers won the match in 3 sets which had the scores of 25-12, 25-13 and 25-19.
Boys varsity soccer (3-1-4) easily defeated Northwood (1-5) under a grey cloudy sky on Monday evening. Northwood's defense was strong, but not strong enough to hold back a determined Blair team. Blair's offense had control of the ball for the majority of the game and managed to secure a significant lead during the first half of play.
The Blair girls' varsity tennis team had an easy win over Northwest in their final divisional game, rendering them divisional champions for the second year in a row. The Blazers (7-2) won six out of the seven matches they played against the Jaguars (2-6).
Varsity boys' soccer (2-1-1) defeated Kennedy (0-3) in overtime by a score of 5-4. Blair managed to stay calm and work together despite injuries, a red card, and a determined Kennedy team in an exciting game on Wednesday evening.
Blair varsity field hockey (3-2) defeated the Wheaton Knights (4-3) Wednesday evening, winning 3-0. The Blazers got off to a slow start, but rallied in the second half with aggressive offense and tight defense.
The Blair girls' varsity volleyball team (5-0) was able to subdue the Paint Branch Panthers (2-2) on Wednesday night. The Panthers proved tough with strong blocks coupled with aggressive strikes, but the Blazers kept their cool and were able to ultimately outplay their opponent by the score of 25-17, 18-25, 25-9, 25-20.
The Blair girls' varsity tennis team beat Poolesville in a long, hard-fought game on both sides. The Blazers (5-1) came out on top of division rival Poolesville (3-3) after battling back from losing the first three doubles matches.
The Blair girls' varsity tennis team just barely came out victorious over Walter Johnson in their second divisional game and fifth game overall. The Blazers (4-1) edged past the Wildcats (2-3), winning four out of the seven matches played.
The Blair Blazers (4-0) were able to soundly defeat the Clarksburg Coyotes (1-2) on Monday night. Blair pulled together a strong defense and kept pounding Clarksburg with fast spikes and consistent serves, resulting in 3 sets for the Blazers and a quick match; the scores for the sets were 25-12, 25-16, and 25-16.
Blair varsity field hockey (2-0) shut down the Northwood Gladiators (0-2) on Saturday winning 5-0. Throughout the game, the Blazers dominated the Gladiators both offensively and defensively with sharp stick work, strong passes, and tight defense.
Blair varsity field hockey (1-0) defeated the Clarksburg Coyotes (2-0) on Wednesday night in the season opener. The game proved to be a remarkable start to the 2014 season.
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