Category Archives: Lacrosse

06.09.18 Girls Lacrosse: Freedom @ Atlee, VHSL Class 5 Final

Richmond, VA (June 9, 2018) – By record, the Freedom Eagles were decisive underdogs to the Atlee Raiders. The Eagles had a strong regular season that included losses to the powerhouse LCPS teams at Dominion and Riverside as well as two one-goal playoff losses to Potomac Falls, the last coming in the Region 5C final. The…
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06.05.18 Boys Lacrosse: Dominion @ Riverside, VHSL Class 4 Semifinal

Lansdowne, VA (June 5, 2018) – One of the exciting characteristics of lacrosse is that it is often a game of wild, fast changes in momentum and multiple surges. And if the Dominion Titans were to beat the Riverside Rams they were going to need to surge because they had already lost to them twice including in…
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05.29.18 Girls Lacrosse: Freedom @ Potomac Falls, Region 5C Final

Sterling, VA (May 29, 2018) – The regional championship game would be the third time the Freedom Eagles and Potomac Falls Panthers faced each other this season. The Eagles won the regular season matchup, but the Panthers took the Potomac District tournament championship game, which earned them the top seed in the region and home field…
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05.25.18 Girls Lacrosse: Riverside @ Dominion, Region 4C Final

Sterling, VA (May 25, 2018) – By virtue of their presence in this championship game, the Dominion Titans and the Riverside Rams were already assured of slots in the state tournament. But the outcome was for more than seeding because the winner would get bragging rights in Loudoun County for the next year. Just three weeks…
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05.11.18 Girls Lacrosse: George Mason @ Dominion

Sterling, VA (May 11, 2018) – The regular season had come down to this: the George Mason Mustangs (11-1) visiting the Dominion Titans (12-0). A Mason victory would bring a three-team tangle at the top of the Dulles District, and a Titan victory would give Dominion a rare undefeated season and outright possession of first place…
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05.04.18 Girls Lacrosse: Riverside @ Dominion

Sterling, VA (May 4, 2018) – With just a few games remaining in the Spring 2018 girls lacrosse season, the Riverside Rams (13-1) and the Dominion Titans (11-0) met with supremacy in the Dulles District at stake. Surprisingly threatening weather conditions greeted both teams as they took to the Titan stadium field. Up until then it…
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05.01.18 Boys Lacrosse: Briar Woods @ John Champe

Aldie, VA (May 1, 2018) – Between them, Briar Woods and John Champe boys lacrosse teams had lost one game in this spring season. The Falcons only blemish came against 2017 state champion Riverside to set their record at 9-1. The Knights were 10-0, and only had one game that could be called a close win,…
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2017.06.10 Boys Lacrosse: E.C. Glass @ Riverside, 4A State Final

Salem, VA (June 10, 2017) – For the first time in a while, the Riverside Rams boys lacrosse team was wearing the darker color signifying that they were not the higher seed. And they were going up against the EC Glass Hilltoppers, a team that had just thoroughly trounced the Dominion Titans, the Rams' close rival. Mason…
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2017.06.07 Boys Lacrosse: Midlothian @ Riverside, 4A State Semifinal

Lansdowne, VA (June 7, 2017) – The Riverside Rams wore special red jerseys signifying the importance of this first-ever semifinal boys lacrosse game at home. In their way was a tough Midlothian Trojans team who had equal reason to expect a spot in the state championship game. With roaring crowds supporting both sides, the match opened up fast…
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2017.06.07 Girls Lacrosse: Monticello @ Riverside, 4A State Semifinal

Lansdowne, VA (June 7, 2017) – An air of excitement permeated Riverside stadium as the home-standing Rams prepared for their state semifinal lacrosse game against the visiting Monticello Mustangs. The Rams' previous playoff games had been blowouts, but this one--with so much on the line--would surely be different. Well, not so much. Behind five goals from Rachel Giachinta…
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2017.06.06 Boys Lacrosse: Dominion @ Riverside, 4A North Final

Lansdowne, VA (June 3, 2017) – There was no question that a visit from the Dominion Titans would be a test for the red hot Riverside Rams. Would the home field prove to be enough of an advantage? The Dominion crowd was good, too, so a Ram victory was not a given. Riverside built an early 5-1…
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2017.06.02 Girls Lacrosse: George Mason @ Riverside, 4A North Final

Lansdowne, VA (June 2, 2017) – Before the Riverside Rams fans had a chance to sit down, it was 2-0. But this wasn't the typical start they were accustomed to. No, the lead belonged to the George Mason Mustangs. Would this game finally undo the home team's unbeaten streak? Well, no, actually, because after a quick timeout the…
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2017.05.31 Boys Lacrosse: Freedom @ Riverside, 4A West Semifinal

Lansdowne, VA (May 31, 2017) – As soon as the field cleared after the Riverside Rams girls lacrosse team won their regional matchup, their male counterparts raced on to the turf to start warmups. In front of them were the Freedom Eagles who would try to block the Rams from matching the girls' success. The Eagles raced…
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2017.05.31 Girls Lacrosse: Dominion @ Riverside, 4A West Semifinal

Lansdowne, VA (May 31, 2017) – In an unusual occurrence for this spring season, there was only a slight weather delay prior to the start of this regional girls lacrosse matchup. When the weather finally cleared, and the gates opened up, on came the Dominion Titans and the top-seeded Riverside Rams. There were two times when Dominion…
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2017.05.19 Boys Lacrosse: Loudoun Valley @ Riverside, Dulles West Semifinal

Lansdowne, VA (May 19, 2017) – Thursday night's postponement meant an early start for Friday's semifinal matchup between the Loudoun Valley Vikings, who got there by defeating the Heritage Pride in the play-in game, and the Riverside Rams, the top seed. Surprisingly, the Vikings jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but the Rams clawed back to make…
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2017.05.18 Girls Soccer: Warren County @ Riverside, Conf. 28 Quarterfinal

Lansdowne, VA (May 18, 2017) – Playing in its first post-season game ever, the Riverside Rams girls soccer team hosted the Warren County Wildcats on a blistering mid-May afternoon. From the start, the Rams dominated the match. If not for the play of the Wildcats' outstanding goalkeeper, the Rams would have been much further ahead than the 2-1 halftime score…
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2017.05.18 Girls Lacrosse: Heritage @ Riverside, Dulles West Semifinal

[adsanity id=46739 align=alignnone /] Lansdowne, VA (May 18, 2017) – It took over twenty-four hours to complete the game, but the Riverside Rams continued their winning ways with a resounding victory over the Heritage Pride in a Dulles West semi-final. The match began on Thursday afternoon under bright sun and high temperatures. The pace of play was equally torrid…
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2017.05.12 Girls Lacrosse: Riverside @ Rock Ridge

Ashburn, VA (May 12, 2017) – With seniors on their team for the first time, the Rock Ridge Phoenix was about to cap off a solid season entering the game at 8-5. In front of them were the undefeated Riverside Rams--with no seniors at all--and who, at 13-0, were looking to finish undefeated. Could Rock Ridge be a…
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