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Billy Glading vs Andy Corno this Saturday as the Bayhawks take on the Barrage!

When the Washington Bayhawks suit up against the Philadelphia Barrage this weekend, it won’t just be two Eastern Conference juggernauts going head to head; it will also be a battle between the Bayhawk’s Billy Glading and the Barrage’s Andy Corno to see who is top in lacrosse in the metro area. Glading and Corno have been battling for DC dominance since high school.

Glading attended Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. where he was a two time All-American and was named the Metro-Area Player of the Year his senior year. Corno attended nearby Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland, where he was named to the High School All-American team and a member of the All-Met team. Glading went to the University of Virginia, a mere two hours from DC, where he became a third team All-American, ACC Tournament MVP, and the team MVP his senior year.

Corno attended Georgetown University, in the heart of Washington, where he was a three time All-American, team captain, and became one of the top five NCAA leaders in face-off percentage and ground balls.

Today, the two metro-area natives are still following the same path. Glading is living in Bethesda, Maryland, and playing for the local fans with the Washington Bayhawks. Corno resides in Georgetown and is on the Bayhawks’ Eastern Conference rival, the Philadelphia Barrage. Both are involved in youth lacrosse in the area. Glading is working for The Next Level, an athletic training center in DC, and coaches The Next Level youth lacrosse teams, as well as being recently named co-director of the Washington Bayhawks camps, along with Kyle Dixon. Corno is the founder of Leaders Lacrosse, a local lacrosse organization that offers youth teams, camps and clinics, private lessons, and college consulting.

So who wins the battle for DC area lacrosse dominance? This one may be too close to call. Come to this Saturday’s game between the Bayhawks and Barrage to find out who wins it on the field. Face off is at 7:00pm at George Mason Stadium in Fairfax, VA.

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