Longfellow Middle School (Virginia)

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Longfellow Middle School (Virginia) at a glance
Member of SO since 2002
Best finish, regionals 1st, 2012-2020
Best finish, state 1st, 2002, 2006-2010, 2012-2019
Best finish, nationals 6th, 2017

Longfellow Middle School is located in Falls Church, Virginia. It has been the winner of the state tournament 14 times, starting a streak in 2006 and only interrupted in 2011 that continues to this day. The team routinely participate in the Lanier Invitational and Kenston Invitational, as well as recently taking part in the NCS Invitational. They were unable to attend the 2018 Kenston Invitational due to the risk of travel brought by Winter Storm Hunter. In 2019, again, they were unable to attend, as this invitational was cancelled due to inclement weather.

In 2020, the team decided to participate in other invitationals. From the discontinuation of the Lanier Invitational, Longfellow instead went to the Lake Braddock Invitational. For the first time, they also went to the Rustin Invitational in Pennsylvania and the Harvard Invitational, competing against other nationally-ranked teams.

Results History

Year Regionals State Nationals
2002 1st 47th
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 1st 19th
2007 1st 23rd
2008 1st 25th
2009 1st 16th
2010 1st 10th
2011 -
2012 1st (51) 1st (55) 8th
2013 1st (55) 1st (70) 16th
2014 1st (58) 1st (93) 22nd
2015 1st (39) 1st (50) 7th
2016 1st (59) 1st (62) 11th
2017 1st (58) 1st (53) 6th
2018 1st (59) 1st (68) 10th
2019 1st (59) 1st (93) 8th
2020 1st (46) TBD TBD