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Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

<b>WP Boys Beat Lake Braddock</b>

The West Potomac boys basketball team defeated Lake Braddock 48-43 on Thursday, improving its record to 10-7, 7-4 in the Patriot District. Daryl Copeland scored 15 points for West Potomac and Terrell Ward added 11.

The Wolverines travel to take on West Springfield at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

<b>MV Girls Beat Wakefield</b>

The Mount Vernon girls basketball team defeated Wakefield 56-34 on Friday at Wakefield High School. The Majors improved their record to 11-5, 8-2 in the National District.

Tracy King scored 11 points for Mount Vernon and Jasmine McDonald added 10. The Majors host Stuart at 7:45 p.m. Thursday.

<b>MV Wrestling Beats WP</b>

The Mount Vernon wrestling team defeated West Potomac 44-36 on Friday.

<b>Fort Hunt Softball Registration</b>

Registration for Spring Softball is available. Prior to registering a child for a Fort Hunt Spring sport, review the Spring 2010 Season information for the sport. See the "Softball" link at the top of the fhyaa.org Web site for information on the softball program. Register online at fhyaa.org. For questions about the spring softball season, contact Commissioner Ilene Dranoff (fthuntsoftball@yahoo.com).

<b>Fort Hunt Baseball Registration</b>

Registration for Spring Baseball is available. Prior to registering a child for a Fort Hunt Spring sport, review the Spring 2010 Season information for the sport. See the "Baseball" link at the top of the fhyaa.org Web site for information on our baseball program. Register online at fhyaa.org.

For questions, contact the appropriate baseball representative: President Paul Murphy (FortHuntBaseball@msn.com) or Registrar Jeff Lerner (fhll.registrar@verizon.net).

<b>Umpires Needed</b>

Northern Virginia Baseball Umpires Association (NVBUA) is in need of officials for baseball and volleyball. Umpires are needed for colleges, men’s leagues, high schools and youth recreational leagues. Experience is helpful but not required. Formal classroom and on-the-job training will be provided. Classes will begin in mid-February. Umpires are needed for all communities in the greater Washington D.C. Metro area. Support local community's sports leagues by signing up. Call Ken Williams (703-400-3232) for more information or go to umpires.org to fill out a "New Ump" form.

<b>Umpires Needed for Adult Slowpitch Softball</b>

Fairfax Adult Softball (FAS), the largest softball organization in the area, is seeking umpires for our adult slowpitch softball leagues in Fairfax County. Umpires net pay starts at $25 per one-hour game and are paid monthly. Experience is desired but ASA training is provided beginning early February. Flexible scheduling is based on availability. Contact FAS at 703-815-9007 or email to: office@fairfaxadultsoftball.com.

<b>NoVA Flash Softball Looking for Players</b>

The NoVA Flash, a 14U fast-pitch girls softball travel/tournament team, is looking to add a few committed players from the Northern Virginia area for the 2010 Spring-Summer season. Formed late last summer, the Flash participated in four tournaments during the Fall 2009, compiling a record of 12 wins and 7 losses, with one second place tournament finish. At least one additional pitcher is needed to augment the current staff, as well as defensive players with solid skills and strong bats. The Flash uses practice fields in the McLean area. Players, 13 or 14 years old as of Dec. 31, 2009, who are interested in learning more about the NoVA Flash or arranging a tryout during Saturday afternoon winter batting practices should contact coach Mike Wheat at wheatsbaseball@aol.com, or by calling 703-966-3805.