HOOPS

From the NEW YORK TIMES:

     Middle School Is Basketball’s Fiercest Recruiting Battleground

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/26/sports/basketball/in-washington-area-private-high-schools-fight-for-basketball-recruits.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

This is a long article on the basketball recruiting wars at the Middle School level. The author mentions all of the IAC schools, emphasizing a class of Bullis with two Team Takeover 13 year old phenoms. Landon’s Coach Luther was quoted:

 

“I’ve seen Catholic league coaches practically square off with one another in a gym.”

LACROSSE

 

From Inside Lacrosse:

            Recruiting Roundup: Nike Blue Chip Juniors Monday

       

Midfielder of the Session – Jack Falk (Landon, Md.)
Falk scored four goals in his stadium field morning session contest, using his size, speed and leverage to drive the right lane and shoot alley shots on the run. Falk, who is committed to Virginia, definitely found an opportunity to shine in this type of tournament, where athleticism is rewarded against mostly 1v1 defensive coverage.

From The Gazette:

          Lacrosse players’ national recognition

A number of boys’ lacrosse players from Montgomery County have been selected to represent the Washington D.C. and Maryland regions in the 2012 Brine National All-Star Lacrosse Academy and National Lacrosse Classic. The Brine National All-Star Lacrosse Academy brings the top players in the country to one venue, where 16 regional teams compete for a national title in the Classic.

Georgetown Prep led the way with eight players on the Washington D.C. team, including Bear Altemus, Matt Billings, Zach Blumenstein, Colin Giblin, Tanner Holifield, Charlie Horning, Christopher Jackson and William Railey. Landon School’s Robert Dunigan, Leo Falcone, Trey Lundelius made the D.C. roster, as well as Good Counsel’s Samuel Hartzoge

From Landon:

            News Alert: Joyce, Schnider to Play in Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

Lacrosse All-Star Game Scheduled for June 30 on ESPNU

Alex Joyce ’12 and Charlie Schnider ’12 are playing in the Under Armour All-American Lacrosse Classic this Saturday night, June 30, at 8 p.m. The game will be played at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium and will air live nationally on ESPNU.

Joyce, who is heading to Georgetown, earned All-I.A.C. and first-team All-Met honors as Landon’s starting goalie. He compiled a 5.25 goals against average and a save percentage of .670.

Schnider, who will play for Ohio State University, earned All-I.A.C. and second-team All-Met honors. He tallied 19 goals and 19 assists as one of the Bears’ key midfielders.

 

 

 

         

 

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