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Alexandria Sports Briefs

<b>Big Day for TC’s Kilby</b>

T.C. Williams senior outfielder and pitcher Matt Kilby threw a no-hitter against Lee on April 28 and recorded his school-record 70th RBI. Kilby, an all-region selection as a junior, also struck out 10 batters and hit his sixth home run of the season. T.C. Williams won 15-0 in five innings.

The Titans host Annandale at 6:30 p.m. May 7.

<b>TC Boys Lax Players, Coach Earn District Honors</b>

The Patriot District recently honored seven T.C. Williams boys lacrosse players and head coach Mike Mulherin. Junior midfielder Ben Goodwin and junior attack Ben Bilodeau earned second-team all-district honors. Junior midfielders Jimmy Carragher and Qwante Cherry, junior attack Robin Bomberger, senior defender Oscar Bermudez and junior defender Deontre Sanders received honorable mention.

Mulherin was chosen Coach of the Year.

The Titans open the Patriot District Tournament at Annandale at 7 p.m. May 6.

<b>Hershey Track and Field Meet</b>

The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities’ sports office will be hosting it’s annual local Hershey Track & Field Meet on May 16 at Episcopal High School’s outdoor track at 1 p.m. Episcopal High School is located at 1200 North Quaker Lane. If there is inclement weather, the track meet will be held in the Field House at Episcopal. The mission of the Hershey Track and Field Games is to provide a quality recreation and school program where children have fun and are introduced to physical fitness through basic track and field events such as running, jumping and throwing.

There is not a fee to register for the track meet, but registration forms must be turned in to the youth sports office by May 7. Registration is easy, just complete the correct registration form based on the child’s age and return the form to the youth sports office via e-mail or mail. On the day of the track meet, check in at the registration table and each child will receive a label for each event they have signed up for.

Participants can participate in the following events depending on their age group: (track) 50-meter dash;100-meter dash; 200-meter dash; 400-meter dash; 400-meter relay; 800-meter run; 1,600-meter run; (field) standing long jump; softball throw.

Boys and girls ages 7-8 can participate in the 50-meter dash, standing long jump and the softball throw only. This age group will not advance to the district or state meet.

Boys and girls ages 9-12 can participate in one field event and two running events and the relay; or two field events and one running event and the relay for a total of four events. Since ages 9 – 12 (400 relay) will not advance to the North American Final, those age groups will be allowed to participate in a relay as an extra event at the local, district and or state meet. First- and second-place winners in this age group will advance to the district track meet which will be held on June 5 in Fauquier County.

Boys and Girls ages 13-14 can participate in one field event and two running events; or two field events and one running event. Relays are considered running events for this age group. First and second place winners in this age group will advance to the district track meet which will be held on June 5 in Fauquier County.

The Youth Sports Hotline (703-746-5597) will be updated the morning of the track meet. It is best to enter the school at the entrance across from Minnie Howard on Braddock Road. For more information, call the youth sports office at 703-746-5402 or go on the youth sports Web site at www.alexandriava.gov/recreation.

<b>Annual Cheerleading Competition Results</b>

The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities sponsored the Alexandria Invitational Cheerleading Competition on April 10 at T.C. Williams High School. The competition featured cheerleading teams from Charles Barrett, Charles Houston, Cora Kelly, Mount Vernon, and William Ramsay Recreation Centers. Teams from Reston, Old Mills, Md., and Crofton, Md., also competed in the competition. This year’s competition also featured individual competitions. There were also special performances from the Afficial All Stars and the Hot Topic All Stars Cheerleaders, both are All Star level cheerleading teams based out of Alexandria.

The competition featured teams in three divisions and the cheerleaders put on a great show in front of an estimated crowd of 1,100 people. In the Pee Wee division, teams from Cora Kelly, Mount Vernon, Nannie J. Lee and William Ramsay (first) competed. Charles Houston, Cora Kelly, Crofton, Mount Vernon, Old Mill, Patrick Henry, Reston and William Ramsay competed in the Junior Varsity division. In the Varsity division, Charles Barrett, Charles Houston, Crofton, Old Mill, Reston and William Ramsay competed.

Results: Pee Wee Division — William Ramsay (first), Cora Kelly (second) and Nannie J. Lee (third).

Junior Varsity Division — Old Mill (first), Cora Kelly (second) and Patrick Henry (third).

Varsity Division — Crofton (first), Charles Houston (second) and Old Mill (third).

For more information on the cheerleading program and other youth sports programs, call the youth sports office at 703-746-5402. Registration for the 2010 – 2011 cheerleading season will begin in September.

<b>Mark Vincent Basketball Camp</b>

The Mark Vincent basketball camp will be held at Walt Whitman Middle School. First session will be held from July 12-16. Second session will be held from July 19-23. Tuition is $200 per camper. Camp hours are from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day except on the last day; it will end at noon. Boys and girls ages 7-15 are welcomed to attend.

For information regarding summer basketball camp, contact us via e-mail at markvincentbasketballcamps@gmail.com

<b>Aces Looking for Host Families</b>

The Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Club of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League is looking for host families for the upcoming 2010 season. All players need is a place to sleep and access to a washer and dryer, the Aces take care of everything else. To volunteer as a host family, contact Aces Host Family Coordinator, Hilary Garner, at 202-216-8304, or e-mail Hilary at hilary@alexandriaaces.org.

<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 RDowns@lindsaycollision.com.