West Port, led by Carter, finds the net early


West Port sophomore Victoria Carter is off to a quick start to the women’s soccer season.

After scoring all three goals in a season-opening shutout win at North Marion, Kelly added two more on Wednesday in a 2-0 loss to Eastside. She now has five goals even before some teams start playing this season.

WPHS (2-0) will visit Belleview Thursday at 7 p.m.

Forest 8, North Marion 0: At the NMHS, the Wildcats (1-0) will host Belleview on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The Colts (0-2) will host Lecanto Seven Rivers Christian on Friday at 6:00 p.m.

Leesburg 8, Belleview 0: At the BHS, the Rattlers (0-1) will host West Port on Thursday at 7 p.m.

2a golfer’s gaze

WHAT: FHSAA Class 2A State Golf Championships

WHEN: Friday and Saturday

OR: Mission Inn Resort & Club, Howey-in-the-Hills

LOCAL BOY PARTICIPANT: Ryan Letterly, North Marion

– John Patton

Cross country

WHAT: FHSAA State Cross Country Championships

WHEN: Friday. The first race is at 7:30 am for girls in class 2A. The final race starts at 10:25 am for boys 1A.

OR: Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee

ADMISSION: $ 11 advance purchase, $ 14 per day.

QUALIFICATIONS OF LOCAL TEAMS: Vanguard Boys (3A), Vanguard Girls (3A), Catholic Trinity Boys (1A), Catholic Trinity Girls (1A)

LOCAL INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS NOT PART OF A QUALIFYING TEAM: Eduardo Diaz, West Port (4A boys); Luis Cruzado, Belleview (3Y boys)

—John Patton

Swimming class 4A

WHAT: FHSAA Class 4A Swimming and Diving State Championships

WHEN: Friday. Start with the girls diving at 9 a.m.

OR: Sailfish Splash Aquatic Center in Stuart

ADMISSION: $ 9 per session in advance, $ 12 per day of event. The pass for the bridge is $ 25. Parking costs $ 10.

GIRLS LOCAL QUALIFICATIONS: Forest- Ainsley Bennett (500 free), Ashley Sampson (500 free), Anna Kulniszewski (500 free); 400 team free relay; West Port – Lea Opdyke (200 free), Molly Allen (500 free)

LOCAL BOYS QUALIFICATIONS: Forest – Riley Sampson (200 free, 500 free); West Port- Jefferey Wolfe (100 butterfly)

– John Patton


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