RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — Landstown overwhelmed Lake Braddock 79-60 to win its first state title in school history on Wednesday, after losing in two prior appearances in the Class 6 title game.
Spearheaded by JMU-commit Michael Christmas’ 27 points, Landstown dominated throughout, and led by as many as 22 points. Lamont Oliphant contributed 13 points off the bench, and Donald Hand added 10 points.
It’s also the first ever championship for head coach Dwight Robinson.
“They say third time is the charm,” Robinson said. “I told this group that they are special you’re probably the best group I’ve ever had, and it’s our time.”
Christmas is leaving after this season, but is optimistic about future Landstown squads.
“For years we’ve been trying to get to it, and now we got it. I just think we have a long road ahead of us of winning state championships.”