Westminster Opens Mason Dixon Season With Win

SPORTS THIS WEEKEND

August 28, 1991|By Glenn P. Graham | Glenn P. Graham,Staff writer

The Mason Dixon Soccer League got under way with one of the three Carroll County teams posting a win over the weekend.

Westminster, 7-0 winner over Hagerstown, Washington County, will try to stay unbeaten Sunday when it travels to Williamsport (1-0). Game time is 1:30 p.m.

Ed DeVincent scored three goals and added three assists for Westminster, while Steve Kotten recorded the shutout win in the net.

Mount Airy will try to bounce back from a 6-2 loss to Williamsport whenit travels to Walkersville, Frederick County, over the Labor Day weekend. Walkersville is coming off a 3-1 road win at Clear Spring, Washington County. Sunday's game is at 1:30 p.m.

North Carroll has a bye this weekend after losing a tough overtime, 4-3, decision to league champion Middletown, Frederick County.

* The fourth annual Eldersburg Optical Freedom Fun 5K Eye Run will take place at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Sykesville/Freedom District Fire Hall in Sykesville.

The race, sponsored by the Westminster Road Runners, will feature more than $400 in cash and prizes donated by Eldersburg Optical.

There also will be a victory party after the race, with the Lexington Produce Co. providing the food.

Anyone interested in participating in the race can register up to 30 minutes prior to the race. Registrationfee is $10 and includes eligibility for cash prizes, awards, T-shirts and the post-race party.

Information: 795-5588.

Freedom Optimists and the Freedom Recreation Council will sponsor Family Sports Day 10:30 a.m. to noon Sunday.

The event, for children ages 16 and under, includes skill competition in football, baseball, soccer and lacrosse.

* An American Softball Association Class D women's regional tournament is slated for the Carroll County Sports Complex, north of Westminster, this weekend.

The tournament, which will feature about 20 teams, will start at 9 a.m. Saturday and continue Sunday and possibly Labor Day.

Berths to the Class D national tournament laterthis year in Oregon will be awarded to the top two finishers.

* Last week's rain postponed the Carroll County Men's Softball League postseason tournament at the complex. The league will try again tonight.

Regular season champions and tournament favorites are Lehigh-Stambaugh (24-4 in the "A" Division), A. P. Boone (22-6 in the "B" Division), Thumpers (23-5 in the "C" Division) and the Westminster Elks (23-5 in the "D" Division).

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