Roundup: Webb ends scholastic career with runner-up
LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP
FARGO, N.D. -- In his final swan song before heading to Ohio University, Mount Anthony Union High School graduate Jesse Webb finished runner-up at the Fargo freestyle nationals on Saturday.
He faced Adarios Jones from Illinois in the final, losing 3-0. During the final, Webb gave up two points on pushouts and one on a stalling call.
To get to that point, Webb beat another Illinois product, Robert Carson II, 5-0, in the quarterfinal, to ensure another All-American placement after finishing fifth in 2013 in freestyle.
In the semifinal, Webb outlasted Michael Hobbs, 3-2, to move on to the final.
Webb, representing Massachusetts, finished sixth in the Greco Roman tournament, getting beaten by Hobbs in the fifth-sixth match. He was the only Massachusetts wrestler to score team points in the tournament.
MAYAA youth football
BENNINGTON -- Sign-ups for MAYAA football are currently underway at Tomasi’s Sports.
There will be three more sit down sign-up dates on July 30, Aug. 4 and Aug. 8 at the Ross Pavilion at Willow Park from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
For the flag division, children must be age six by Sept. 1. The tackle division is for children age eight, and the child must have played one year of flag. The cost is $20 for the flag division and $50 for the tackle division.
Contact Frank Gaudette at 379-4118 with any questions.
ARLINGTON -- Arlington Memorial High School is looking for coaches for the fall season. Positions open include a middle school cross-country coach, a varsity cross-country coach and a middle school girls soccer coach.
The positions are open until they are filled and candidates are asked to respond as soon as possible.
For more information, call Athletic Director Tim Stewart at 802-733-7495. To send in a resume, e-mail Stewart at email@example.com or to the school at 529 E. Arlington Road, Arlington, VT, 05250.
BENNINGTON -- The annual Lee Goldsmith Memorial Soccer Tournament will take place on August 9 this year at Willow Park in Bennington.
The tournament, which honors the former MAU athlete who died tragically in 2009 after his fight with cancer, will start at 11 a.m.
Teams must be made up of high school students (as of September 2014), and must have at least five males on the team. Co-ed teams are allowed, but the team must be made up predominantly of males.
The tournament will feature 7-on-7 soccer, with six outfield players and a goalie. The games will be 25 minutes long, and there will be large goals and no offside rule.
The cost will be $70 per team, and the winning team will receive championship t-shirts. To register, call or text MAU boys soccer coach Mike Molloy at 802-375-4006. Teams will pay to play on the day of the tournament. Teams must be registered prior to the morning of the 9th. Check in will run from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Bat Brats try-out
BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont Bat Brats are looking for softball players for the U12 and U14 teams.
U12 players need to be 12 as of Jan. 1, 2015, while U14 players need to be 14 as of Jan. 1, 2015.
The Bat Brats are looking to field three teams for the 2014-2015 season, with one at the U12 level and two at the U14 level.
The try-outs will be held Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to noon.
If interested, contact Tera at 802-447-4847 or 802-733-6900.
SVC hoops camp
BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College men’s basketball coach Dan Engelstad will be hosting one more summer camp for area youth players.
The camp will run from August 4 to August 8, with each day’s session going from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Friday, the session will end at noon.
The camp is open to boys and girls ages 3 through 11.
For more information, or to register your child, call Engelstad at 804-447-4012 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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