A Winning Fall Season for MCPS Student Athletes

by MCS Staff

The Poolesville HS boys cross country team and the Damascus HS cheerleading team won their respective 2A State Championship titles over the weekend. This is the first-ever cheerleading championship title for MCPS.

Congratulations to teams who also made it to the championship finals – Winston Churchill HS boys’ cross country and girls’ field hockey, Walter Johnson HS girls’ cross country, Poolesville girls’ cross country, and Sherwood High School’s cheerleading team which came in third.

Thomas S. Wootton HS won the Maryland Marching Band Association (MMBA) Western Regional Championship in the Open-Small Class, while also earning awards for Best Color Guard, Best Overall Effect, Best Music Performance and Best Visual Performance. Quince Orchard HS won the Class 1A State Championship and Clarksburg HS won the Class 3A State Championship at the MMBA State Championships on Nov. 6. Quince Orchard also won the award for Best Music Performance in its class, while Clarksburg won Best Percussion, Best Color Guard, Best Visual Performance and Best Overall Effect in its class. Congratulations to all MCPS marching bands that competed this year: Montgomery Blair, Clarksburg, Quince Orchard, Rockville and Wootton.

Walt Whitman girls soccer will play Quince Orchard at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Loyola University in the first-ever all-MCPS 4A state championship.

Courtesy of MCPS


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