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Sports Briefs

By Staff | Jul 17, 2013

USSSA Mens State Tournament

Deadline is Thursday

The USSSA Men’s Northern D State Tournament will be held in Fairmont July 20-21. Entry deadline is July 18. For further information, contact Steve Aversa at 304-290-6484.

USSSA Girls’ State Tournament

Deadline is Thursday

The USSSA Women’s State Tournament will be held in Lewisburg July 20-21. Entry deadline is July 18. For more information, contact Donnie Lemons at 304-661-5722 or Carl Pate at 304-375-4774.

MHS?Golf To Start Practice Aug. 5

The Magnolia High School Golf Team will have its first practice at Fairview Golf Course in Sardis, Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. All players will need to have a completed physical and their school packet before being allowed to participate.

Quinet 5K Memorial Run/Walk July 27

The fourth annual Jim Quinet 5K Memorial Run/Walk will be held at 8 30 a. m., Saturday, July 27, beginning and ending in front of Quinet’s Court Restaurant, Main Street in New Martinsville, across from the Wetzel County Courthouse.

An early entry fee of $12 includes a t-shirt. Entry fee on race day is $15, with T-shirts available while supplies last. Registration on race will be from 7-8 a.m. with the race to follow at 8:30 a.m. Water will be made available midway in the race. At the finish line, there will be water, sport drinks, and snacks.

Awards will be given to the first overall male and female runners; the top three in age 14 and under, as well as in age groups 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69; and 70 and up. There will be no duplication of awards.

The race and all proceeds from it will support a scholarship fund in memory of the late Jim Quinet, owner of Quinet’s Court Restaurant, who was a standout Christian athlete and always carried a smile with him.

Entry forms are available at Quinet’s. Alternately, contact Matt Quinet at 303-904-2147 for further information or visit Quinet’s at 217 Main Street New Martinsville.