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Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Majors Continue Streak

The Mount Vernon girl’s basketball team continued its streak, winning its 14th consecutive game, this time a 76-45 victory over National District foe Stuart. As usual, point guard Jalinda Venable and junior Tracy King led the way for the Majors.

Venable knocked down six 3-pointers to finish with a game-high 26 points, while King wasn’t far behind scoring 20 points. Mount Vernon is now 14-1 overall and 5-0 in National District play. The team doesn’t play again until next Wednesday when it faces Yorktown at home with game time set for 7:45 p.m.

<b>Softball Registration</b>

Registration for the Fort Hunt Softball spring season is now available.

Prior to registering a child for a Fort Hunt Spring sport, review the Spring 2009 Season information for the sport. This information can be found on the individual sport's part of the fhyaa.org web site. (See sports links at top of page.)

Register online at fhyaa.org. For more information, contact Ilene Dranoff at fthuntsoftball@yahoo.com or 703-660-6338.

<b>Charity Bowling Tournament</b>

Fairfax Adult Softball is hosting its 9th Annual Benefit Bowling Tournament. Proceeds from this tournament will assist Virginia Special Olympics, Area 26 and Fairfax Adult Softball field improvements. Applications are being accepted through Friday, Jan. 16. Activities will be held on Sunday, Jan. 25, at the Bowl America Shirley in Alexandria, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For the past 18 years, participants of FAS have contributed to local charities. Since its first bowling tournament in 1999, FAS and its participants have raised over $100,000. Activities such as bowling, golf and softball tournaments have also been organized in an effort to help raise funds. Residents are encouraged to sign up and help Special Olympics and the local community.