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Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

<b>West Potomac Boys Soccer Advances</b>

The West Potomac boys soccer team defeated West Springfield 2-1 on penalty kicks on May 17 during the opening round of the Patriot District tournament. The win qualifies the Wolverines for the regional tournament.

<b>Mount Vernon Girls Soccer Loses</b>

The Mount Vernon girls soccer team lost to Hayfield 2-0 on May 18 during the opening round of the National District tournament, ending the Majors’ season.

<b>West Potomac’s Crowe named Patriot POY</b>

West Potomac second baseman Zannie Crowe was named Patriot District softball Player of the Year. The senior slugger batted .524 with six home runs and 35 RBIs.

Crowe was one of five Wolverines voted to the first team, including Morgan Maniglia, Maggie Berrigan, Sara Link and Danielle McHugh.

Maniglia batted .512 with 25 RBIs and posted an ERA of 0.38 in the circle.

Jasmine Picini, Kaitlyn Kincannon and Sammy Clifford each made the second team for West Potomac.

The Wolverines finished district play with an 11-3 record and enter the district tournament as the No. 2 seed behind South County.

<b>Wolverine Football Players Head to College</b>

Thirteen seniors from the West Potomac football program are headed to college and attempting to continue their football careers.

Linemen Matt Cunningham (James Madison), Samlullah Ahmady (Navy or Ferrum), Silas Agyemang (Concord) and Kyle Ackart (Keuka College), along with skill position players Darel Layne (Bowie or Virginia State), Shakil White (Concord), Shawn Lee (Bridgewater), DeAndre Essex (McDaniel or Glenville State), Colin Mathewson (Kings College), Colin McConville (Air Force), Andrew Redding (NOVA then Widener/CNU), Stephen Howell (Duke) and Alex Remick (Ripon College) will attempt to play football at the next level.

<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