Top 10 of 2015: LHS sports moments to remember


by Riley Faulconer, Reporter

  1. Lancer Golf

On October 25th 2015, the Linganore golf team went to the University of Maryland Golf course to compete in the MPSSAA Class 4A/3A state tournament. On the first day our team shot a 310 and advanced to the second day. The Lancers were in fourth place behind Churchill in 1st, Walter Johnson in 2nd, and Wootton in 3rd.

  1. JV and Varsity cheer at counties

The two teams went on to counties hosted by Tuscarora High School in November 2015.

JV competed first for all the JV squads, and then Varsity competed first for the starting of the varsity squads. After a long wait for awards, the teams were announced first place. 

  1. Varsity cheer goes to states

Linganore Varsity cheer won first place at counties. The varsity squad then went on to regionals and placed first. At states, the team took fourth place, missing the third place spot by one-tenth of a point. They competed against 14 other schools. Bel Air High School took first place.

  1. Micah Hewitson

Junior Micah Hewitson won the Central Maryland Conference Championships cross-country title on October 22nd 2015. This was his first time winning a county championship and the first big race of the season. Hewitson won with a time of 16 minutes, 14.73 seconds.

  1. Soccer on second in states

In 2015, girls soccer went to the state championship for their second time in a row. This year they played at Loyola College. The team went up against Bel Air the score was 0-0 the whole game. Bel Air won by penalty kicks 5-2.

  1. Softball Championship

The Lancer softball team competed in May of 2015 against Northern (Calvert) in the state championship.  This game took place at the University of Maryland. Unfortunately the Linganore team took a loss of 4-2. The Linganore softball team had never won a state crown, they came close to it about two years ago.

  1. Thomas Lang Scores 1000th point

Thomas Lang has been on the basketball team for Linganore all four years of high school. He is one of two people to ever reach the 1000th point milestone.

  1. Dante Butler and Tyler Fleagle

Dante Butler was awarded with Offensive Player of the Year. In the football team regular season Butler ended with 1,178 yards, 158 carries, and 23 touchdowns. Due to Butler’s injury to his shoulder he sat out for the Urbana game, and the team’s final two games. Butler finished his high school football career with 50 touchdowns, and 3,433 yards.

Tyler Fleagle committed to play football at Army. Fleagle was a defensive tackle and offensive guard for Linganore. He is one of the top lineman in Frederick County. Fleagle will play as a defensive tackle at Army.

  1. Varsity Boys Basketball State Semifinal

In March of 2015 the boys varsity basketball team traveled to the University of Maryland to participate in the state semifinals. They played against Westlake High School. At the end of both first and second period the score was tied up at 9 to 9, then 21 to 21. At the end of third period the Lancers were beating Westlake by 2 points (33-31). Unfortunately, Westlake came back and beat Linganore 43-58.

  1.  Linganore vs Seneca Valley Football game

The varsity football players prepared to play against Seneca Valley High School.The score was 30-27 Seneca. Linganore’s Josh Faulconer, took the ball out of the Seneca quarterback’s hands and ran for the touchdown. The officials had said he lancers had already stopped Gaskins (the quarterback) forward progress. No one had heard the whistle, but the officials said it was no good. The team would have one 30-33.