From individual accomplishments, to team victories that would last a lifetime, 2017 was a success for athletes in area sports. Here are some of those memorable moments.
Dons on the diamond
Loyola Blakefield won its first championship in 71 years when the Dons (13-14) rallied from a two-run deficit in the middle innings to score seven runs in the top of the sixth inning and defeated Calvert Hall, 8-3, to win the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference baseball championship.
The victory was the first title for the Dons since winning the Maryland Scholastic Association in 1946.
“We believed in ourselves,” senior Jack Glock said. “We got stronger...