Cavaliers come back to win soccer tournament

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 29, 2002

After losing their first game of the &uot;Got Milk? 3-on-3&uot; soccer tournament this past weekend at Lake Taylor in Norfolk, the Suffolk Cavaliers rebounded to win their next five by a combined score of 38-7. This brought them to the championship game, where they would take on Sti Soccer, the team that had handed them their first loss.

David Smith, Daman Stancill, Mark DeJesus, and Bill Higbea rose to the occasion, defeating Sti 6-2 to win the championship. The win earned the Cavaliers a bid in regional competition.

&uot;We knew we could win, because we’d all been playing together for a while,&uot; said Smith, who played on Lakeland High School’s varsity team with all of his teammates for the past two seasons. &uot;Now, we have a choice of going to either East Brunswick, N.J., or Knoxville, Tenn. for the regionzal finals. I think we’re going to Knoxville. There’s not telling how we’ll do, because it’s going to be a lot tougher.&uot;

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Local Jazzercise program to hold Open Houses

The Suffolk Jazzercise program will be holding two free Open Houses in early August. The first one will be held at King’s Fork Recreation Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 5. The second will be held at Wilroy Baptist Church at 300 Williams Road from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 6.

The original dance exercise phenomenon, the class blends jazz dancing and exercise science to help people get in shape while grooving to the music!

For more information, contact Ella Benson at 488-1055.

Smithfield softball team to hold tryouts Sept. 14

A Smithfield select softball team for girls age 10 and under is being formed. Tryouts will be held at Nike Park on September 7th and 8th at 2 p.m. for all positions except pitcher and catchers. Pitchers and catcher tryout will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Nike Park. Tournament team selection will be made by Sept.17.

Deadline for signing up for a free tryout is Aug. 30.

For more information and a form for tryouts, please contact Clarence Bell at 365-0414 or e-mail cbigbell@-aol.com.

Rock strikes out five as Knights win, 3-1

Jason Rock pitched a two-hitter and struck out five as the AAU 15-and-under Virginia Knights defeated the Texas Reds 3-1 on Sunday. Wes Conroy contributed three hits, and he, Jeff Cooper, and John Phelps scored for the Knights.

Clippers to battle Norfolk Wednesday night at BTW

The Lake Kennedy Clippers will take on the Norfolk Knights at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Booker T. Washington Recreation Center. The Clippers will be attempting to get over .500, as they are 3-3 for the season.

Baseball, softball signups begin July 30

Bennetts Creek Little League fall baseball and fast-pitch softball pre-registration is open via the league Web site at www.bennettscreek.org. Youths ages 7-16 as of Aug. 1 are eligible. Payment of fees will be accepted from 6-9 p.m. on July 30-31 in the board room behind Driver Elementary School.