County Sports

The Fluvanna Xtreme travel baseball team

The Fluvanna Xtreme travel baseball team ranked in first place in the Virginia 13UAA division for the fall season. The team ranked first among 76 Virginia travel teams in what was its first season as a travel team.  The players included  Austin Brown, Nate Cantu, Trent Campbell, Josh Carlton, Jacob Critzer, Colby Deforge, Dakota Goolsby, Jack Kershner, Jerry Kidd, Chris Newton and Brad Wiley. They are managed by Brian Newton and coaches Beau Campbell, Chris Critzer, Shannon Goolsby and Nick Kershner. – Contributed by Brian Newton

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The U12 Fluvanna Youth Soccer Association girls’ team

The U12 Fluvanna Youth Soccer Association girls’ team won the Skyline U12 bracket. The team upset the first place team on Saturday (Nov. 10) then beat Augusta County on Sunday to take first place.

The team is coached by Chris Buck and Tom Beckham. Pam Buck is the team manager. Team members include Mckenzie Wills, Brooke Nazar, Maddie Nazar, Mya Wright, Sammi Marlowe, Hannah Brown, Sammi Marshall, Abby Searcy, Bree Hamlin, Ashlee Pieno and Olivia Feria. Contributed by Denise Pieno, FYSA travel director

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Eighteen hole and nine hole Gray Fox winnersThe senior mens’ golf program at the Lake Monticello Golf Course is known as the Gray Foxes. This year the Gray Foxes completed their 26th year of play. Seniors 55 years old, and over, play in an eighteen hole format every Thursday morning, and in a nine hole format every Friday morning. Golfers are required to select one format or the other – you cannot play in both.

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4-H horse club members

Horse ‘N’ Around Fluvanna 4-H Club recently competed at the 2012 Virginia State 4-H Championship Horse and Pony Show at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va. Horse ‘N’ Around ended with a successful year! All the members who attended the state show left the showgrounds with a ribbon!

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The large ninth green at the Lake Monticello Golf Course. In February 2012, Billy Casper Golf took over the maintenance of the Lake Monticello Golf Course. After nine months on the job, the results are very favorable.

The Casper organization brought in Jim Prucnal from Delaware to head up the Lake’s maintenance operation. Prucnal said that his biggest concern since he took over has been “paying attention to details.” While it is true that regular golfers have noticed a lot of little details that have improved, Prucnal is obviously being overly modest.

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