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At the conclusion of the game, senior Peyton Jones holds up the Region 3B Champion trophy in victory as the team celebrates. (Photo by Stella Turner)

4 for 4: Mustangs champion Region again

Stella Turner, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2023

On Feb. 24, the top-ranked girls' basketball team earned their fourth Region 3B Championship in four years, beating rival Brentsville District 37-31. In front of their largest crowd yet this season, senior...

Junior Boston Fitzpatrick (24) drives towards the basket, working to get around his defender. The Meridian cheer squad provides encouraging chants in the background. (Photo by Molly Moore)

Boys’ basketball falls to William Monroe in regional semifinals

Molly Moore and Preston Lieu February 24, 2023

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, the Meridian boys’ basketball team played their final game in the regional semifinals. The Mustangs, despite battling injuries throughout the season, finished the year with a successful...

Jones drives past a Dragon defender. (Photo by Stella Turner)

10-0: Girls’ basketball secures district championship

Stella Turner, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

On Feb. 14, the Meridian girls' basketball team secured the Northwestern District Championship title and the first overall seed for the upcoming Region 3B tournament with a 55-20 win against William Monroe....

Sophomore Billy Asel (23) drives down the court with the ball, looking to make a pass. (Photo by Sasha Kasher)

Gallery: Boys’ basketball breezes through Cougars on senior night

Sasha Kasher and Preston Lieu February 9, 2023

On Friday, Feb. 3, the Meridian boys' basketball team played their senior night game, celebrating senior Wyatt Trundle. This album contains pictures by The Lasso from their victory against Manassas Park,...

Sophomore forward Nora Stufft is fouled during a layup. (Photo by Stella Turner)

Girls’ basketball crushes Cougars

Stella Turner, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2023

In a varsity double-header on Feb. 3, both the girls' and boys' basketball teams defeated district opponent Manassas Park in a dominant fashion, with the girls winning 70-7 and the boys beating the Cougars...

SCA hosts student-staff basketball game

SCA hosts student-staff basketball game

Miles Pierre and Stella Turner January 31, 2023

On Jan. 30, the Student Council Executive Board hosted a student-staff basketball game during Stable Group to kick off Meridian's winter spirit week. To view more pictures of the event by Miles...

The team has a team meeting before heading back to the court to finish off the game. (Photo by Tessa Dunn and Mara Statie)

Gallery: Girls’ basketball dominates Seton 47-31

Mara Statie and Tessa Dunn January 7, 2023

On Friday, January 6, the Meridian girls basketball team played at home, hosting Seton School. The Mustangs won with a victory of 47-31.

Junior Jeremy McInerney hovers in the air for a takedown. (Photo by Rachel Grooms)

Gallery: Wrestling wins on senior night, 50-12

Rachel Grooms and Sofia Braverman January 5, 2023

On January 4, the Meridian wrestling team hosted a dual meet against Manassas Park, which doubled as the Meridian senior night. The seven seniors recognized were George Vogel-Rogers, Camden Schonauer,...

Sophomore Issac Rosenberger (3) gently floats the ball into the hoop, making the defender look silly. (Photo by Sasha Kasher)

Gallery: Boys’ basketball blowout against Trinity

Sasha Kasher, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

On Monday, Dec. 12, the Meridian boys' basketball team played their third home game against non-district opponent Trinity, coming up with a huge victory, 69-19. Immediately after, the girls' basketball...

(Left to right) Senior Mino Castillo-Juarez (80) and juniors Tommy Wotka (56), Trent Bolinger (84), Alden Harrison (9), and Mathew Downs huddle together before running out onto the field. (Photo by Vedika Thapliya)

Gallery: Football falls to William Monroe in senior night game

Vedika Thapliya, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, the Meridian football team played their last game of the season. This game was also Senior Night for football, cheer, golf, and band. This album contains pictures by The Lasso...

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