South Lakes High School’s boys basketball team enters the Washington Post poll as the No. 15 team this week.
The Seahawks are 5-1 after defeated Thomas Jefferson 46-25 on Tuesday. They upset former No. 13 Woodson 75-70 last week.
The team is led by Brandon Kamga, who is averaging 26 points per game. Kamga, a senior, has committed to play at Northeastern next year.
The girls team is also 5-1 after a 71-25 victory over Jefferson on Tuesday. They are led by senior Princess Aghayere (18 ppg) and Kamga’s sister, Brenda (16.2 ppg).
Swimming – The boys and girls teams both defeated Fairfax on Friday. The boys won 175-134; the girls, 169-145. Next up for the Seahawks is Stone Bridge on Friday at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center in Leesburg.
Indoor Track — With 20 athletes meeting conference, regional or state qualifying standards, the South Lakes High School indoor track team opened its season by taking the top two spots at the Liberty Elite Invitational Saturday at Liberty University. SLHS scored 61 points and placed atop the 31-team boys field and second among the 26 girls teams in the competition.
Junior Eric Kirlew, who won the triple-jump in a state meet qualifying distance of 44-3.75. Senior Comfort Reed reserved a spot in the state meet with a 36-5.25 in the triple jump, finishing second overall.
The girls 4×400 meter relay team of senior Claire Nieusma, junior Golden Kumi-Darfour and sophomores Devyn Jones and Jessica Lister finished second in the race with a regional qualifying time of 4:12.72.
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The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.
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