Friday, March 16, 2018
Burke Basketball eighth grade boys team won the Fairfax County Youth Basketball League's (FCYBL) Division 1 Championship against Vienna 51-46 on Friday, March 9, at Madison HS. The team was led by 6'5" center, FCYBL League MVP and the Russ O'Quinn Tournament MVP, David Solomon (Lake Braddock) with 22 points and 21 rebounds.
The eighth grade boys team is one of 17 select/travel teams which represent the Burke community in the FCYBL. This is Burke's first ever Division 1 eighth grade title and they finished the season with Burke Boys records for wins (15), seeding (#2), and points scored (944) in Division 1 -- eighth grade. FCYBL comprises 28 youth group organizations in addition to Burke Basketball with teams represented from Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun Counties.