TECH SOCCER: Briarcliffe University (N.Y.) netted a pair of first-half goals to down WVU Tech 2-1, winning the United States Collegiate Athletic Association men's soccer championship Saturday in Asheville, N.C. Dennis Furst converted a penalty kick in the 32nd minute to get the Golden Bears within one, but Tech couldn't get any closer.
WVU SOCCER: The West Virginia men's soccer team used a goal in the 84th minute to clinch a spot in the Mid-American Conference playoffs, topping host Bowling Green 1-0 Saturday at Cochrane Stadium.
Eric Schoenle scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season by flicking a header from the near post to the far post off a corner kick by senior Travis Pittman.
The Mountaineers will travel to Akron, Ohio, for the MAC Championship at First Energy Stadium. As the No. 3 seed, WVU will face No. 2 Northern Illinois at 4 p.m. Friday. Following the match between WVU and NIU, No. 1 Akron will take on No. 4 Bowling Green at 7:30.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER: Charleston Catholic bested John Adams 1-0 in the girls championship and Andrew Jackson downed John Adams 3-1 in overtime in the boys final of the Kanawha County Middle School soccer championships Saturday at the Trace Fork Soccer Complex.
PREP FOOTBALL: Brandon Spurlock scored five touchdowns Friday night as host Wayne drubbed Bluefield 45-14 in a battle of prep football Class AA contenders.
Spurlock ran for 166 yards and four TDs and returned a fumble 57 yards for another score as the Pioneers (10-0), tied for No. 1 in AA, completed a perfect regular season.
The No. 4 Beavers (8-2), who had been averaging 52 points per game, finished with 194 net yards and lost three fumbles.