In the second round of the County Playoffs the girls' lacrosse team fell to a talented Damascus High School squad 11-9, ending their season with a mediocre record of 6-7.
Seven Blazers scored in Blair's easy win over Einstein High School on Apr 2, when Blair trounced the Titans 17-2.
Tonight, in their second home game of the season, the Blazers stuck with, but were overpowered by a strong Churchill squad, 12-8.
In their season opener tonight the Blair girls' lacrosse team dominated a much weaker Kennedy High School squad, 16-2.
One question that I, as an athlete have been pondering in my senior year of high school is: "Why haven't any of our teams won a state title, much less a county title in years?" I am puzzled; Blair does draw more potential athletes with its population of close to 3500 than any other school in the county. Is there something in the water that sets us apart from MCPS powerhouses like Damascus and Sherwood?
As a student athlete, it is probably safe to say I have an inside view of what makes athletics in Montgomery County tick that the average person cannot claim to have. In my four years at Blair I have competed against the other 22 Montgomery County public high schools in two sports. I have picked up a pretty good idea of what distinguishes a powerhouse athletic program from an embarrassment.
As a kid, he was "too small” for the little league team. He didn't even play competitive football his freshman year. Now, senior Felix Ruiz, at 5'9'', 200 pounds, is one of the most feared fullbacks in the county.
SEPT 27, NELSON H. KOLBEN GYMNASIUM--- The Blair girls' volleyball team swiftly dealt the division-leading Magruder High School squad its first loss of the season tonight, taking the first two sets 15-7, 17-15.
The Blair ice hockey team earned its seventh win of the season at Laurel Ice Gardens on Feb 1 when it downed an uninspired Whitman High School club, 8-3.