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Lady Jags Slay Sherwood to Win First State Championship



The Northwest Lady Jags defeated the Sherwood Warriors 8-4 to win the Maryland State 4A Championship, the first in school history.

That is the absolute baseline minimum news that came out of yesterday’s game at College Park. Some other lede paragraphs that could have started this article include:

Northwest is the first team to defeat Sherwood twice in one season to claim the state title.

Or;

Northwest ends Sherwood’s five-year reign as softball champions with an 8-4 victory.

Or;

Freshman pitcher leads Lady Jags to state championship to defeat a dynasty.

Or;

Northwest are the kings and queens of the diamond as both baseball and softball teams win Maryland State Championships within 24 hours.

Or;

Brother and sister combine to pitch their high school to two state championship titles.

Or;

Germantown high school wins three state championships in 24 hours, as the Northwest boys’ outdoor track and field team won the 4A State Championship on Saturday also.