How bad is the competitive gap between Wilson High School and its public school rivals in the District of Columbia? The Tigers have self-imposed challenges like attempting "field goals" with shots
over the goal and mandatory minimum numbers of passes. For its semifinal game against Banneker, a 10-goal mercy rule imposed by the DCIAA was reached one minute into the second half. The local
governing body was so confident the game would end early that it scheduled the boys playoff to follow an hour after the girls game started.
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