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Bullis boys victorious on Senior Night against Landon, 61-50

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Bullis’ Vado Morse drives for a reverse layup on his way to 19 points against Landon. PHOTO BY MIKE CLARKBullis’ Vado Morse drives for a reverse layup on his way to 19 points against Landon. PHOTO BY MIKE CLARK  POTOMAC — The scene had all the trappings of a heated Interstate Athletic Conference rivalry.

Before an overflow crowd, Bullis senior point guard Vado Morse scored a game-high 19 points Friday to lead the Bulldogs to a 61-50 victory over Landon on Senior Night at Bullis Athletic Center.

“It was a good team win,” said Morse. “A good team performance.”

Morse said he wanted to impress the crowd and put on a show in front of the audience.

“I had a slow start at the beginning of the first half and I knew that I had to pick it up to get momentum for my team so I tried to do that the second half,” he said.

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Bullis Wins IAC Tournament

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Bullis IAC ChampsMembers of the Bullis high school boys basketball team hoist the IAC trophy after defeating Georgetown Prep. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER  

POTOMAC – Bullis captured the Interstate Athletic Conference tournament championship Saturday night with a thrilling 62-60 victory over Georgetown Prep before a sold-out crowd.

The contest marked the third meeting between the IAC rivals with both teams each having won a game in the season series.

Bullis junior guard Vado Morse sank a pair of foul shots with 1.8 seconds left to give the boys basketball program its first IAC tournament championship in three years.

“Vado, he’s come a long way,” said Bullis senior Chyree Walker. “From when I first arrived at Bullis, his game has always shown that he can be a good player and over the years he’s been working and it really showed tonight.”

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Morse’s 31 points for Bullis bury Q.O.

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MP1 6852Vado Morse scored 31 points for Bullis in a 51-44 victory over Q.O. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER

ROCKVILLE — Guard Vado Morse’s 31-point performance, one that included six 3-pointers, helped Bullis defeat Quince Orchard, 51-44, in the Maryland Elite Summer League on Tuesday night.

Morse’s dominant outing helped Bullis earn the victory after a 48-32 loss to Quince Orchard in the league opener June 6.

“It’s really about that for us,” Bullis assistant coach Markus Townsend said about his team’s win serving as revenge. “What it just shows it that we’re making steady improvement to how we want to play this summer.”

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