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River Bend Pretty Boyz Captures Initial Flag Football Title

The River Bend Middle School Pretty Boyz defeated the Seneca Ridge Middle School Gorillas, 27-22, to capture the inaugural Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Middle School Flag Football Championship.

Flag football is the first sport to launch as part of LCPS’ Middle School Intramurals Pilot Program for the 2023-24 school year at four select middle schools.

Two teams each from Harper Park, River Bend, Seneca Ridge and Smart’s Mill middle schools competed in the championship tournament. Harper Park had 42 participants on its teams, River Bend 54, Seneca Ridge 93 and Smart’s Mill 65.

In the first round, the Pretty Boyz defeated Smart’s Mills’ Playmakers, 36-6. They then defeated Harper Park’s Football Friends, 32-6, to reach the finals. The Gorillas bested River Bend’s Elite Mombas, 14-12, in the opening round, then defeated Smart’s Mills’ McDonald’s Elite, 14-12 in overtime, to reach the championship round.  

LCPS’ second middle school intramural sport, volleyball, began its season on November 6.

For more information about this pilot program, please go to the Athletics and Activites web page.

Published November 17, 2023