Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

<b>Mount Vernon Boys LAX Beats Yorktown</b>

Brandan Doyle scored the game-winning goal in overtime as the Mount Vernon boys lacrosse team beat Yorktown 8-7 on April 27, improving its record to 7-5.

The win was the Majors’ fifth in a row, including an 11-6 victory over Falls Church on April 23. Mount Vernon travels to face Centreville at 7:15 p.m. May 4.

<b>West Potomac Softball Wins Fifth Straight</b>

The West Potomac softball team defeated West Springfield 16-1 on April 23 for its fifth consecutive victory. The Wolverines improved their record to 10-3.

West Potomac travels to face Lee at 6:30 p.m. April 30.

<b>Mount Vernon Baseball Loses</b>

The Mount Vernon Baseball team was shut out by Yorktown, 7-0, on April 27, dropping its record 11-4. The Majors beat Stuart 8-2 on April 23 and lost to Washington-Lee 17-11 on April 22.

Against Stuart, Andrew Sable went 4-for-4 with two RBIs and Tre Cooke was 3-for-3 with one RBI. Collin Bowyer picked up the win, allowing two earned runs on four hits while striking out eight over 5 2/3 innings.

Mount Vernon hosts Hayfield at 6 p.m. April 30.

<b>West Potomac Baseball Struggling</b>

The West Potomac baseball team lost to West Springfield 8-0 on April 23. The loss was the Wolverines fourth straight and seventh in eight games.

<b>WP Girls LAX Loses</b>

The West Potomac girls lacrosse team lost to South County 12-8 on April 27, dropping its record to 3-7. The Wolverines travel to face T.C. Williams at 7:15 p.m. April 29.

<b>Awards Banquet</b>

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

<b>Mount Vernon Boys Soccer Ties Twice</b>

The Mount Vernon boys soccer team tied a pair of recent contests to move its record to 8-1-2. The Majors finished tied at 2 at Stuart on April 22 and played Washington-Lee to 1-all draw at home on April 26.

Simond Kargbo and Francisco Rodriguez scored goals for the Majors against Stuart. Nery Cruz-Lainez had a pair of assists.

Against W-L on senior night, David Heller scored the tying goal on a corner kick from Dylan Bischoff.

After winning their first eight games, the Majors are 0-1-2 in their last three contests. Mount Vernon travels to face McLean at 7 p.m. on April 30.

<b>Mount Vernon Girls Lose to W-L</b>

The Mount Vernon girls soccer team lost at Washington-Lee 3-2 on April 26, dropping its record to 3-5-1. The Majors have lost four of their last five games, but tied Stuart at 3-all on April 22.

Mount Vernon hosts McLean at 7 p.m. April 30.

<b>Fort Hunt Rugby Registration</b>

Registration for Fort Hunt rugby is now open. Those interested can register online at Practices start May 18 at Collingwood Park. Matches begin June 19.

There is a $100 registration fee, $5.50 Fairfax County field use fee, a $10 USA Rugby registration fee and a $30 fee for those who live outside Fairfax County. A $10 late fee is assessed for those who register after June 11.

For more information, contact commissioner Andy Vonada — — or head coach John Dacey —

<b>Fort Hunt Football-Cheerleading Registration Open</b>

Registration for the Forth Hunt football and cheerleading program is open. Those interested can register at

Questions can be e-mailed to commissioner Derrick Spearman at