Mount Vernon battled back to force overtime against Lake Braddock in the Occoquan Region semifinals on Saturday, but came up just short.
Mount Vernon put up 41 points in the first half against Justice en route to an easy playoff win -- the school's first since 2008.
Mount Vernon will compete in the playoffs for a fourth straight season tonight when the Majors host Justice in the opening round of the Region C bracket.
Mount Vernon went on the road Friday night and took out rival West Potomac for the Majors' second straight win in the Battle of the Highway series.
Mount Vernon returns offensive stars Fonnae Webb and Jordyn Reid as the Majors look to conquer a tougher schedule and hopefully host a playoff game.
Led by senior quarterback Chase Soper, the 2018 Gunston District Offensive Player of the Year, Hayfield is looking to repeat as district champions.
A more “balanced” schedule and a healthy JT Mayo are reasons why the West Potomac could find itself back in the playoffs after a two-year hiatus.
After pitching for three years at William & Mary, West Potomac graduate Jamie Sara is embarking on his pro baseball career.
Mount Vernon blew out rival West Potomac 47-7 on Friday night, giving the program is first victory over Wolverines since 2006.
Mount Vernon has seven players returning, and with two transfers joining the squad, the Majors have high expectations for the 2017-18 campaign.