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Alexandria Sports Briefs

<b>T.C. Baseball 1-2 in District</b>

The T.C. Williams baseball team fell to 1-2 in Patriot District action with an 11-10 loss at West Springfield on April 9.

The Titans led 8-3 but trailed by one entering the seventh inning. Alex Goldfarb and Tim Trout hit back-to-back home runs to give T.C. a 10-9 advantage, but the Titans failed to hold the lead in the bottom half of the inning.

While the Titans came up short, the loss showed improvement from a numbers standpoint. T.C. went 0-3 against West Springfield last season, losing by a combined score of 44-6.

"It showed we’ve come a long way," T.C. coach Andrew Simpson said.

The loss dropped the Titans’ overall record to 5-3. T.C. beat Lee 5-4 on April 7. Chris Cattaneo started on the mound for the Titans and Matt Kilby closed.

T.C. Williams was scheduled to host Stonewall Jackson on April 14. Results were not available before deadline. Next for the Titans are back-to-back district games against South County and Annandale. T.C. hosts South County at 6:30 p.m. April 15 and travels to face Annandale at 6 p.m. April 16.

<b>Yates To Compete in All-Star Games</b>

T.C. Williams senior basketball player Ryan Yates will participate in the Capital Classic on April 15 at American University’s Bender Arena. Yates will play for the Suburban All-Stars, who will face the District All-Stars at 6 p.m.

Yates will also play in the Northern Region All-Star game on April 24 at Wakefield High School. Players from the Patriot and Liberty districts will face athletes from the National and Concorde districts. There will also be a dunk contest and 3-point shootout, which begins at 6:30 p.m. The games starts at 7:30 p.m.

<b>T.C. Boys Lax Beats Wakefield</b>

The T.C. Williams boys lacrosse team defeated Wakefield 14-3 on April 13 in Arlington.

Robin Bomberger led the Titans with three goals. Davon Cooper and Jimmy Carragher each scored two goals for T.C. and August Bryant, John Bray, Connor Sullivan, Kodie Richards, Matt Czechanski, Ben Bilodeau and Qwante Cherry each had one.

The Titans lost to Lake Braddock 9-6 on April 8. Ben Goodwin and Bomberger each scored two goals for the Titans and Bilodeau and Bryant each had one.

T.C. is 2-4 overall, 0-2 in Patriot District play heading into its April 15 contest at Lee. The game is scheduled for a 7:15 p.m. start.

<b>T.C. Girls Lax Wins</b>

The T.C. Williams girls lacrosse team defeated Wakefield 20-2 on April 13, improving its record to 3-3. The Titans host Lee at 7:15 p.m. April 15.

<b>Sportsman’s Club Meeting</b>

The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club will host a meeting April 20 at the Old Dominion Boat Club. The guest speaker will be former Maryland basketball standout and NBA player Walt Williams.

Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and free food and beverages will be served.

<b>Awards Banquet</b>

<bt>The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club will hold its 55th annual awards banquet May 18 at the Westin Hotel at 400 Courthouse Square. The silent auction and cocktail hour will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The awards program will begin at 8 p.m. Sal Sunseri, assistant head coach of the national champion University of Alabama football team, will be the guest speaker.

Tickets are $60 per person. To purchase tickets or for more information call Richard Downs at 703-647-1205 or 703-677-1266 or e-mail him at RDowns@lindsaycollision.com.