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Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

<b>West Potomac Baseball Undefeated</b>

The West Potomac baseball team improved to 3-0 with a 16-1 win over Lee on March 19. The Wolverines have outscored their opponents 49-9 in three games, including an 18-2 win over Edison and a 15-6 victory against Mount Vernon. West Potomac will host South County at 6:30 p.m. on March 25.

<b>West Potomac Softball Beats Mount Vernon</b>

The West Potomac softball team defeated Mount Vernon 10-0 in its season opener on March 17. The Wolverines will host South County at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 25. The Majors will host Stuart at 7 p.m. on the same night.

<b>MV Boys Soccer Wins</b>

The Mount Vernon boys soccer team improved to 2-0 with a 1-0 win over Lee on March 18. Erik Rodriguez scored the Majors’ goal on an assist from Simond Kargbo. Mount Vernon will travel to face Wakefield at 7 p.m. on March 24.

<b>MV Girls Soccer Falls</b>

The Mount Vernon girls soccer team lost to Lee 3-0 on March 16. The Majors will host Wakefield at 7 p.m. on March 24.

<b>MV Boys Lax Loses</b>

The Mount Vernon boys lacrosse team lost its season opener against South County 8-5 on March 17. The Majors will host a tournament on March 25-26.

<b>Pantherlon 5K Is April 30</b>

The 22nd annual Carl Sandburg Pantherlon 5K Run and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk will be held at 8 a.m. on April 30 at Carl Sandburg Middle School, located at 8428 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria.

This year’s race will feature professional runners and coaches offering free 20-minute clinics before both the 5K and 1 mile fun run to all registered kindergarten through eighth-grade runners. Topics will include proper stretching, warm-up techniques, race form and race strategy, each targeted to the various age groups. After the race, runners and families may visit kiosks manned by many of the D.C.-area running clubs and running stores to discuss nutrition, find age appropriate follow-up races and ask questions.

For more information, contact Rebecca Bostick at 703-768-2250 or rbarch@mindspring.com.