<b>Red Cardinals Take Gold</b>
The Southwestern Youth Association U9 Red Cardinals soccer team won the premier division of the Battlefield Classic Tournament on Oct. 10 and 11.
The championship game against the NVSC Jr. Royals was decided by penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie in regulation.
Earlier in the season, the Red Cardinals lost to the NVSC Jr. Royals in a lop-sided game, but the penalty kick victory for the Red Cardinals provided some revenge.
Overall, the Red Cardinals finished the tournament with a 3-1 record and the defense, lead by Nick Kuzemka, Charlie Van Horn, Chris Hilldrup and Anthony Roland only allowed four goals in the three victories.
Jack Metcalf led the team in goal scoring with four goals. Brendan Hadermann and Chris O’Sullivan both tallied two goals in the tournament. Emerson Kuzemka also recorded a goal.
The Red Cardinals play in the National Capital Soccer League and are one of two travel teams sponsored by SYA.
<b>Youth Basketball Tournament Registration</b>
The 16th Annual Mason Dixon Holiday Tip-Off Basketball Tournament for boys and girls in the eight, 10, 12 and 14 and under age groups is currently accepting registration.
The event is held on Dec. 28, 29 and 30 in York County, Pa.
The tournament features round-robin competition and all teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games.
Those interested in registering for the tournament can find forms at usaamatuersports.com.
Additional information can be acquired by calling 410-363-8610 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
<b>Goblin Gallop Fun Run Registration</b>
The 16th annual Valvoline Instant Oil Change Goblin Gallop 5K Race and 1K Fun Run will be Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Fairfax Corner Shopping Center. The fun run starts at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K, at 9 a.m. Register at www.Active.com.
Many participants wear Halloween costumes, more than $3,500 in prizes are given away, and race proceeds benefit children with cancer.
The Goblin Gallop starts and ends in front of Coastal Flats restaurant. Entry fees are $20 for the 5K and $15 for the 1K. After Oct. 19 and on race-day, registration is $25 and $20, respectively. For more information, see www.goblingallop.org. The course is USATF-certified, and prizes valued at $150, $100 and $50 are awarded to the top three, overall, male and female finishers. Prizes are also given to the top three male and female finishers in various age categories.
<b>Boys Basketball Skills Clinics</b>
The Chantilly High School boys basketball program will be hosting a fall skills clinic at Chantilly High School for athletes from seventh to 12th grade.
Seventh and eighth grade boys will have sessions from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 18 and Oct. 25.
Ninth grade sessions will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on, Oct. 18 and Oct. 25.
Sessions for 10th through 12th grade players will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 17 and Oct. 24.
More information can be found on www.chantillysports.org.
<b>Girls Basketball Skills Sessions</b>
The Chantilly High School girls basketball program will be holding a fall skills clinic at Chantilly High school on Oct. 17, Oct. 24 and Oct. 31 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for players ages 12-18.
The cost for each session is $20.
The sessions will focus on teaching basketball skills such as shooting, dribbling, passing and other skills. All teaching will be conducted by the Chantilly High School girls basketball staff.
More information can be found on www.chantillysports.org