Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

<b>West Potomac Competes at TC Invite</b>

Members of the West Potomac boys and girls track and field teams competed at the T.C. Williams Invitational on May 1. The girls finished in seventh place with 47.5 points and the boys were 11th with 16.

Lisa Kinston won the discus throw with a mark of 97 feet, 7 inches and placed third in the shot put (33-9). Sophia Passacantando placed second in the 1,600 meters (5 minutes, 26.93 seconds) and Amanda Gunderson was fifth (5:34.59).

Ashleigh White placed third in the long jump (16-8 1/2) and fifth in the 100-meter dash (12.92 seconds).

Isabelle Cooksey finished fifth in the pole vault (7 feet) and Dale Lescher was fifth in the 400 (1:03.03).

Margaret Haley finished third in the 800 (2:26.84). Colleen Boyle was fourth in the 3,200 (12:51.13) and Lauren Price was fifth (14:10.23).

For the boys, Tyrone Jenkins won the triple jump with a mark of 43-10. Max Muir placed fourth in the 1,600 (4:30.62) and Ben Aleixo was sixth (4:32.75).

The Wolverines are scheduled to compete in the Southern Track Classic in Richmond on May 7. The Patriot District Championships start on May 12 at T.C. Williams.

<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 via e-mail

<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

<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

<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