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Sports briefs

Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 12:02 am

W’view blanks Cavs
in regional tourney

The Westview boys’ soccer team cleared its first postseason hurdle on Tuesday evening.
The Chargers blanked Crockett County 5-0 in the quarterfinals of the Region 7A-AA Tournament.
With the triumph, W’view advances to Thursday’s semifinal round where the team will battle Obion Central at home.
That game is slated to begin at 4 p.m.
On Tuesday, Adam Reinhard booted two goals for Westview, while Nic Fortner, Abraham Haddad and Nick Towe each had one score.
Haddad and Fortner both dished out two assists, while Cal Bradshaw helped on one goal.
Charger goalie Scout Edwards stopped all five shots that were the Cavaliers made.
“We had solid defense and good balance offensively,” W’view soccer coach Dan Scates said. “Fortner and Haddad both had a goal and two assists and that type of balance is pleasing to me.”

Skyhawk baseballers
to host summer camp

The UT Martin baseball team and head coach Bubba Cates will offer a half-day Skyhawk Skills Camp May 31-June 3 on campus.
The cost of the camp is $80 per person.
The camp will have an emphasis on hitting, fielding and base running with individualized instruction and low instructor to camper ratio.
The camp will meet Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m.-noon each day.
For more information about the camp, call the baseball office at 881-7337.

Mayfield to be site
of links tournament

Mayfield-Graves Country Club will host the 2011 West Kentucky Amateur Golf Tournament on June 11 and 12.
The tournament is open to all male amateur golfers and the format will be 36 holes of medal play.
There will be six flights of competition.  A total of $6,500 in prizes will be awarded.
A hole-in-one prize is also up for grabs as is $5,000 worth of furniture from Gilliam Thompson Furniture.
The entry fee is $100.
A printable entry form is available at mayfieldgravescountryclub.com. For more information, call (270) 247-1862 or email shayne@mewsbb.net.

UTM equestrians
ink Colorado girl

UT Martin head equestrian coach Meghan Cunningham recently announced that Mykaela Van Selus, of Littleton, Colo., has signed scholarship papers to compete for the Skyhawks this fall.
Van Selus prepped at Heritage High School where she also ran cross country and track.
She was the National Equestrian Children’s Medal Winner in 2009.
Van Selus was a 2010 qualifier for the Emerging Athletes Program thro-ugh the Hunter Jumper Association, and qualified for the National Pony Finals in 2009.
She was a Colorado Hunter Jumper Associ-ation Medal Finalist from 2005-10.
UT Martin has qualified for the Varsity Equestrian National Championship every year since 2007.

wcp 5/12/11

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