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Sports Briefs: College Sports Night

Yorktown High School will host a panel discussion about participating in athletics after high school at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the cafeteria. Representatives from Division I, II, III and prep schools and other options will answer questions and offer advice. All Arlington students and parents are welcome to attend.

<b>Yorktown Basketball</b>

The Yorktown boys basketball program will host a scrimmage against Fairfax at 10 a.m. on Nov. 27. The Patriots will open their season on Dec. 3 at South Lakes.

The girls basketball program will travel to Fairfax for a scrimmage at 1 p.m. on Nov. 27. The Patriots will open their season on Dec. 1 at Robinson.

<b>W-L Basketball</b>

The Washington-Lee boys and girls basketball teams will open their respective seasons with a home doubleheader against Thomas Jefferson on Dec. 1. The girls will play at 5:45 p.m. and the boys will play at 7:30 p.m.

<b>Wakefield Basketball</b>

The Wakefield boys basketball team will host a scrimmage against South Lakes at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30. The Warriors will open their season at home against Annandale on Dec. 3 and will travel to face T.C. Williams on Dec. 4.

The girls basketball team will host a scrimmage against Park View at 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 29. The Warriors will open the season at home against Freedom on Dec. 2.

<b>O’Connell Basketball</b>

The Bishop O’Connell boys and girls basketball teams will open their respective seasons with a home doubleheader on Dec. 1. The girls will host Don Bosco at 5 p.m. and the boys will host Madison at 7 p.m.

<b>Arlington Wrestling</b>

The Yorktown, Washington-Lee, Wakefield and Bishop O’Connell wrestling teams will compete in the NOVA Classic at Fairfax High School at 10 a.m. on Dec. 10-11. Yorktown will scrimmage at Marshall at 7 p.m. on Dec. 1.

<sh>Turkey Trot 10K Winners</b>

The Turkey Trot 10K, organized by the Marine Corps Marathon, was held on Nov. 20 in Quantico. David Siders, 29 of Arlington, was the top finisher in the men’s 25-29 age group, recording a time of 35 minutes, 2 seconds. Maria Solomon, 26 of Arlington, was the top finisher in the women’s 25-29 age group, posting a time of 45:39.

<b>NoVa Synchro Opens Season</b>

NoVa Synchro, an Arlington-based youth synchronized swimming team, began their 2010-2011 season at the Potomac Valley Figures Invitational in Laurel, Md., on Nov. 14. NoVa Synchro swimmers, Kathleen McLean, Sofie Ravesteijn and Cassie Block won three of the five categories — 18-19, 16-19, and 11-12 age groups, respectively — which the team entered.

Between McLean, Ravesteijn, and Tamarina, NoVa Synchro had the three highest composite scores in the entire meet with 65 swimmers. McLean registered the highest composite score in the entire association, which includes the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia region.