The Blair Blazers (11-4) defeated the Springbrook Blue Devils (3-10-1) with a final score of 71-44 on Wednesday, January 31.
The Montgomery Blair Blazers (7-6) defeated the Wheaton Knights (6-7) by a score of 54-38 on Tuesday, January 15th. The game started out slowly, the Blazers playing with caution till they got a sense of their competition.
In a disappointing end to the season, the Blazers (13-9) lost to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons (14-6) by a score of 52-37. The Barons gained a lead early in the game and, although that lead fluctuated, the Blazers were never able to come back.
The Blair Blazers' girls' basketball team (12-5) stole the win against the Northwood Gladiators (4-13) on Tuesday night after a tight first half. However, Blair pulled through during the second half and triumphed over Northwood, coming away with the 43-28 win.
The Blazers girls basketball team (9-3) came back from a first half deficit to take down the Blake Bengals (2-13) on Monday night for their sixth consecutive win after a convincing victory over the Sherwood Warriors.
Blair's girls basketball team (3-1) beat the Walter Johnson Wildcats (1-3) 50-40 in a close game Wednesday. Both teams relied heavily on a fast-paced offense.
The Blair Blazers' varsity girls basketball team (2-0) took down the Einstein Titans (0-2) Friday night with a final score of 55-21 in an easy game for the Blazers. Blair's strong offense and constant possession of the ball helped them build an early lead and never look back.
On Friday night in the first round of the playoffs, the stakes and intensity were high for the Blazers. Their convincing win over Walter Johnson earlier in the season had been long forgotten. Blair, having come off an emotional loss earlier in the week, was determined to make sure they wouldn't lose at home again.
The girls' basketball team (11-11) suffered an emotional 56-40 loss to the Churchill Bulldogs on Monday night. While they were unable to pull out a win in front of a rousing crowd on their senior night, the Blazers battled back from an early deficit and kept the game close until the closing minutes. Senior guard Camille Estrin scored 19 points, including a couple deep threes to lead the way offensively for the Blazers.
As the clock wound down, a frustrated Blair varsity girls' basketball team had been worn down by a short-benched, but taller Kennedy team. The Blazers lost 40-31 in a long game marred by turnovers from both sides as the Cavaliers pulled away late in the third quarter to grab the win on Tuesday night.
The Montgomery Blair Blazers (7-6) girls' basketball team used superior ball movement and a blanketing full court press to take down the Northwood Gladiators 68-28. Blair put it out of reach in the second quarter when they scored 18 points and shut out Northwood.
The Blair Blazers (6-5) team lost 59-54 to the Magruder Colonels (5-5) on Tuesday, January 11th in the Blair gymnasium. After getting behind early, the Blazers fought to come back and closed the gap to five points in the fourth quarter.
Blair teacher Erin Conley stepped down as the varsity girls' basketball coach and the team is currently in search of a coach for the 2015-2016 winter season.
In what became a physical and tough-matched game, The Blazers (13-7) struggled to match the Vikings (20-0) in offensive consistency and were unable to secure a win, resulting in a final score of 67-35.
Tuesday's game became representative of everything the Blazers (7-5) have been striving for all season, as the team stepped up to defeat the Blake Bengals (6-6) by playing tight defense and aggressive offense.
In what became an aggressive, closely-matched game, the Girls' Basketball team (2-0) stepped up their offensive play late to beat the Kennedy Cavaliers (0-1) in their first home game, with a final score of 43-36.
In the last seven seconds of the game, junior Shannon Healy pulled through in the clutch and led the Blazers (7-10) to a 39-37 victory against Kennedy (11-7).
It didn't look good for the Blazers (1-3), when only three minutes into the game the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons (2-1) were already up by 7 points. From then on forward the Blazers were just playing catch-up as they fell 60-43.
After a hard-fought three quarters, things were looking up for the Blazers (1-2) when sophomore Liza Curcio tied the game 32-32 against Walter Johnson (3-0) with seven minutes left in regulation.
Winter sports are back as the 2012-2013 season gets off to a rousing start.
It was an emotional night for the Lady Blazers as they fell to the defending Maryland State champs, Gaithersburg, by a final score of 64-42. The Blazers held up against the undefeated Trojans for the first half of the game but fell apart in the third quarter and weren't able to bring it together.
The girls' varsity basketball team (20-4) defeated the Churchill Bulldogs (19-5) by a score of 60-47 and will go on to play the undefeated Gaithersburg Trojans on Wednesday. Senior Johanna Lopez led all scorers with 25 points and senior Myla Sapp added 19 points in the win.
The girls' varsity basketball team destroyed the Bethesda-Chevy Chase (B-CC) Barons by a score of 60-40. Although the Blazers were down by five points at halftime, they were able to pull together as a team and get the win.
The girls' varsity basketball team (18-4) destroyed the Einstein Titans (5-15) Tuesday night by a score of 62-33. The girls played with high intensity and energy throughout the game to finish Senior Night on a positive note.
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