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Fairfax-TJ Field Hockey Wins Game of the Week

Wednesday showdown selected from Liberty District matchups to be featured on Patch

Fairfax and Thomas Jefferson High School fans bolstered their field hockey teams this week, helping the Wednesday faceoff win Patch's  "Game of the Week" poll for the Liberty District.

The matchup earned 73 percent —  about 30 votes — in this week's poll, beating out two cross-country meets and a pair of field hockey games between Marshall and South Lakes and McLean and Langley, respectively.

The Fairfax Rebels, who won the 2011 Liberty District title, enter the game undefeated with a 5-0 record. The TJ Colonials are 4-3-1, but have won the last two games by decisive margins.

The game will be featured on Patch later this week. 

Don't forget to tune in again Thursday, when we put the ball in your court again to determine the next Patch Game of the Week.

  • Each Thursday, Patch editors will pick a handful of matchups between Liberty District schools scheduled for the next Monday through Friday.
  • Students, parents, teachers and other community members will have five days to vote for which game should be named "Patch's Game of the Week."
  • On Monday, the game with the most votes will win special coverage.

Voting begins at 5 a.m. Thursday and ends at 11:59 am. Sept. 17. Only one vote per user — tell your friends and family to log on to pick their favorite, too!

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