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Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac Awards

West Potomac High School held the Fall Sports Awards Banquet on Nov. 16 to honor our fall athletes and coaches.

The fall season scholar athletes were Mark Hanak, cross country, and Toni O’Boyle, field hockey. This award is given to a male and female senior athlete who each earn a varsity letter, a 3.5 or better GPA for the first quarter and contributes significantly to their sport and school. Nominations are submitted and voted on by head coaches.

Team MVP awards were given to: Ben Aleixo (boys cross country), Sarah Jane Underwood (girls cross country), Lisa Kinston (cheerleading), O’Boyle (field hockey), Jalen Dawson (football), Alex Cheng (golf) and Angela Robinson (volleyball).

Coaches awards were given to: Brady Corum (boys cross country), Colleen Boyle (girls cross country), Caitlin Stewart (field hockey), Dan Carriker (football), Angela Longo (golf) and Cat Royka (volleyball).

<b>Running Club on Sundays</b>

The Mount Vernon Milers running club meets at 8 a.m. on Sundays. The group usually meets along the Potomac River, but the exact location is listed in an e-mail sent every Wednesday for the coming week. Distances vary but runners can expect between four and eight miles.

To join the Mount Vernon Milers, send Lee Britton an e-mail at lbritton7@yahoo.com to be put on the e-mail list.