Springfield Sports Briefs Sept. 9

Springfield Sports Briefs Sept. 9

<b>Annandale Soccer Team Wins FPYC Patriot Cup</b>

The ABGC (Annandale Boys & Girls Club) United 98 White kicked off the Fall 2009 season at the FPYC Patriot Cup Tournament over the Labor Day weekend.

The Under 11 Boys travel soccer team with players from Annandale, Falls Church and Fairfax defeated squads from Burke, Springfield and Vienna outscoring their opponents 13-5 to retain the Cup for the second straight year.

<b>Bruins Volleyball Clinches First Win</b>

The Lake Braddock varsity volleyball team picked up its first win of the season by defeating Wakefield High School 3-2 on Thursday, Sept. 3.

The Bruins won the first two games 25-18 and 25-23, but Wakefield forced a fifth game by winning the third and fourth games, 18-25 and 21-25 respectively.

With the Bruins leading the fifth game 15-14, junior Emily Lavery scored an ace to clinch the victory for the Bruins.

Standout players for the Bruins included freshman Kyra Rodi who led the Bruins with 12 kills, 10 digs, two aces and two blocks and sophomore Imani Hudson who had 12 kills, nine digs and two blocks. Other standouts were Emily Lavery who had 18 digs and the game winning ace, and junior Tara Fialkow, who had 16 digs.

<b>Church Group Host Golf Tournament</b>

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will be hosting its annual NOVA FCA Golf Classic at South Riding Golf Course on Monday, Sept. 28.

The event is one of the FCA's main fund raisers for the year and the group hopes to raise enough money to get two new full time area representatives in area schools to work with athletes and coaches.

More information about the tournament and the FCA can be found at www.novafca.org.