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Landon defeats Bullis for IAC championship

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xLandon v. Bullis IAC 1bBullis’ Michael Chiararmonte (6), faces off against Landon’s Justin Shockey (19) on the dot. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER  

BETHESDA—Considered this season the best team in the nation for boys varsity high school lacrosse, the Landon Bears (21-0) completed an undefeated season and IAC Championship, soundly defeating the Bullis Bulldogs (18-3), 18-7 at Landon High School on a rainy Friday afternoon.

The game could not have started off worse for the Bears. The Bulldogs scored at the 9:34 and 7:34 marks to take a 2-0 lead. This would be the high point for the Bulldogs.

Over the next 12 minutes, the Bears would score nine unanswered goals, never looking back. Complete domination was the name of the game for the Bears.

Bulldogs head coach Jeff Bellistri said, “First three or four minutes went Bullis’ way. That’s about it. Then Landon played to a level we couldn’t match...”

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Bullis defeats Georgetown Prep 14-7 for second place in IAC standings

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POTOMAC – Bullis junior quarterback Tucker Strachan clinched a 14-7 victory for the Bulldogs against Georgetown Prep Friday with a one-yard touchdown run during the final two minutes of the season finale.

Bullis (7-3 overall, 4-1 IAC) ended the season in second place in the Interstate Athletic Conference standings.

Episcopal (8-0) won the conference while Georgetown Prep (7-3, 3-2) placed third.

"I'm confident the kids gave everything they had," said Georgetown Prep Head Coach Dan Paro. "You just don't like losing to Bullis. It's very disappointing. I think these kids played at a high level this year and they just weren't able to finish it out."

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