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Wakefield boys top seed, W-L girls second in hoop tournaments

District playoff action takes place all week, finals scheduled for Friday, Feb. 16

The regular season is over for Liberty and Concorde district girls and boys public high-school basketball teams, and now the postseason is underway with league tournaments.

In the Liberty District, the Wakefield Warriors (18-4) are the top seed on the boys side with the Langley Saxons (20-2) the same on the girls. Both teams receive first-round tourney byes.

Rounding out the boys seeds, the Marshall Statesmen (17-5) are No. 2, the McLean Highlanders (14-8) No. 3, the Yorktown Patriots (13-9) are four, the Langley Saxons (10-12) five and the Washington-Liberty Generals (7-16) six.

The Marshall and Langley boys enter the postseason on a hot streak, with five- and three-game winning streaks, respectively. Marshall’s last win was over top-seed  Wakefield, 48-32, with Jose Fudd scoring 15 points for the Statesmen, Jason Penn 14 and Andy Tanaka 12. Yorktown won its final two regular-season contests.

The other Liberty District girls seeds have Washington-Liberty (10-8) No. 2, McLean (14-7) No. 3, Marshall (8-12) four, Yorktown five with Wakefield (3-17) No. 7.

Langley clinched the top seed with a 32-24 home win over Washington-Liberty in the final game of the regular season, with Maddie Shamloo leading the Saxons’ scoring with 10 points.

The McLean girls entered the postseason on a five-game winning streak and Marshall had won three in a row.

In the Concorde District boys tournament, the Madison Warhawks (12-10) will be the No. 2 seed with the Oakton Cougars (10-10) the sixth seed.

The Madison boys won four of their final five regular-season games.

In the Concorde girls tourney, Madison (11-11) is the second season with defending champion Oakton (17-5)  the third.

Oakton entered the tournament having won five of its six final regular-season games.

The top four teams in each district tournament advance to the 6D North Region tourney.