Area roundup: GW wins MSAC golf title
George Washington claimed the Mountain State Athletic Conference golf title Tuesday at Berry Hills Country Club.
GW posted a score of 305, while Cabell Midland (316) came in second, followed by Huntington (317), Princeton (319) and Parkersburg (334).
Harry Baisile was named MSAC player of the year after earning medalist honors by shooting a 73 for the Patriots, one stroke better than Cabell Midland's Seth Kinker and Huntington's Fisher Cross. Baisile, Kinker and Cross made the all-conference team along with Cabell Midland's Mark Wilcox and Zach Chapman, Princeton's Tyler Hilyer and Jared Porter, GW's Kyle Bird and Matt Nelson and Parkersburg's Austin Davis.
LOCAL RACE: The fourth annual Capital City Challenge will be held on 9 a.m. on Sept. 14 at Magic Island in Charleston.
The event will begin at Magic Island with a 4.2-mile run on Kanawha Boulevard, followed by a 4.2-mile kayak or canoe leg from Daniel Boone Park back to Magic Island on the Kanawha River, and a two-loop, 16.8-mile bicycle leg on Kanawha Boulevard that will end at Magic Island. Participants may compete individually or in two- or three-person teams.
Registration forms are available online at www.runrowridewv.com. You may also request a form or additional information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for registration is Sept. 10.
WVU sports: West Virginia women's goalkeeper Sara Keane has been named the Big 12 soccer defensive player of the week.
Keane faced 21 shots and made eight saves in a 2-2 draw with Penn State last week. She also saw nine shots in a 2-1 win over Syracuse.
CORRECTION: Andrew Wells scored a goal in George Washington's 4-0 win Monday over Spring Valley in boys high school soccer. Jeff Hodge also scored a goal for GW and his last name was misspelled.