Roundup: GW, SC advance to boys sectional final
Andrew Wells and Noah Miller each scored first-half goals to help lead George Washington to a 2-0 win over Riverside in the Class AAA Region 3 Section 1 boys soccer tournament Wednesday at Trace Fork Soccer Complex.
Peter Nelson accounted for assists on both goals for the Patriots (14-5-2). Riverside goalkeeper Austin Ballengee made 15 saves.
GW will face South Charleston for the sectional title at 10 a.m. Saturday at Trace Fork.
South Charleston (14-4-1) advances to play George Washington on Saturday for the sectional championship. Capital falls to 5-9-4.
WVU BASEBALL: Current and former West Virginia University baseball players will make their way to Morgantown this weekend for the annual Alumni Baseball Reunion Weekend.
Current professional players Grant Buckner (a Herbert Hoover alum currently in the Chicago White Sox organization), David Carpenter (a Fairmont native currently with the Toronto Blue Jays) and Jedd Gyorko (a Morgantown native playing in the San Diego Padres organization) will attend.
WVU SOCCER: WVU men's soccer senior defender Eric Schoenle has been named as one of 10 finalists for the 2012 Senior CLASS award.
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be a Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas - community, classroom, character and competition.
Schoenle has been a four-year captain and currently leads the team in goals (five) and has anchored a defense that has only allowed 11 goals and accounted for five shutouts this season.
YMCA TENNIS: The YMCA will be hosting its annual YMCA Open Tennis Tournament on Oct. 26-28.
The tournament will offer men's and women's singles, doubles and mixed doubles along with boys and girls 14-and-under and 16-and-under singles. The fee is $29 per singles event and $26 per person per doubles event. Register online at www.usta.com using the tournament identification number 856340312. Entry deadline is Monday. For more information, call 304-340-3533.