Girls’ varsity softball (14-3) had a quick and fairly unchallenging win against the Churchill Bulldogs (8-9-1) Monday night. The game was framed by a great defensive and pitching showing from the Blazers. Key fielding errors on the part of the Bulldogs allowed the Blazer offense to zoom past Churchill and close the game, 18-1 Blair.
The boys’ lacrosse team (8-7) entered the third round of playoffs on Monday evening against the Sherwood Warriors (10-4). Struggling to hold the Warriors at bay while maintaining possession, the Blazers ultimately fell by a final score of Blair 7, Sherwood 20.
On a beautiful night, in front of an energetic crowd, Blair baseball entered the playoffs with a bang. Behind solid pitching, excellent defense and a powerhouse offensive performance, Blair looked unstoppable, beating Walter Johnson High School after the mercy rule was called in the fifth inning with a score 12-1. The Blazers now move on to their second playoff game against Walt Whitman, the team that knocked Blair out of the playoffs last year.
On a burning hot Friday afternoon, the Blair boys' lacrosse team (8-6) set up against division champions Blake (9-4) in the second round of playoffs. Despite losing to them 10-4 during the regular season, the Blazers came out full of intensity and confidence. Battling for their lives, Blair managed to overcome a four-goal deficit and win the game in the dying minutes by a final score of 10-8
The Blair boys' varsity lacrosse team (7-6) entered their first playoff game Wednesday afternoon at home against Kennedy. After beating the Cavaliers 10-1 when the teams met during the regular season, the Blazers came out looking strong and confident. They ended up winning by 17 goals, and kept their first clean sheet of the season.