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Wesley Chapel softball going to the World Series

The Wesley Chapel Athletic Association's 9- and 10-year-old Angels Softball All Star team won the Florida state tournament last weekend in Carrabelle. The WCAA Angels went 4-0 in the tournament, outscoring their opponents 44-2 overall. The Angels pitching was a crucial factor, as the five pitchers used struck out 35 batters, giving up a mere three hits.

"Wesley Chapel is a fairly new community so we've really just been trying to build something," assistant coach Scott Kadlub said. "We're the first Wesley Chapel softball team to win at the state level. We've really worked on our pitching over the last few years and it's paid off in these tournaments. At the plate we've been able to relax knowing that our pitching would keep us in the game."

The WCAA Angels will now represent Wesley Chapel and the state of Florida at the Dixie Angels World Series against 12 other states at the World Series in South Hill, Va., from July 29 to Aug 3. The team now faces the challenge of raising money for the trip.

For information on donations or fundraising, contact Michelle Perez at michellep@obagi.com or Scott King at scott.c.king@jmpchase.com.

UMPIRE TRAINING: The Hernando Sumter Umpires Association will host two clinics in Wesley Chapel for people older than 16 who want to become a baseball or softball umpire. The clinics will be held at noon Sept. 3 and noon Sept. 10 at Wesley Chapel District Park. The sessions run three hours and cost $20. Seating is limited. To sign up, visit hernandosumterumpire.com/UMPIRE-CLINICS.html. For information, call (352) 593-6998 or send an e-mail to clinics@ hernandosumterumpire.com.

LACROSSE: Wesley Chapel District Park will host a lacrosse camp instructed by University of North Carolina stars Ryan Flanagan and Sean Delaney. The camp will run from Aug. 1 to 4 and will be broken up by age. The camp for kids in grades 2 to 8 will cost $325 and run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For high school players, the camp will cost $175 and run from 6 to 9 p.m. For information, visit Team247Lax.com.

SOCCER: Buccaneer Soccer Camp will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 1 to 4 at Des Little Stadium for boys and girls ages 8 to 13. The cost is $80, with discounts for multiple siblings. Proceeds benefit Gulf High School. Each camper will receive a T-shirt and skill evaluation form. For information contact coach Steve Emerson at (727) 243-4248 or e-mail semerson@pasco.k12.fl.us or Coach Shari Schau at sschau@pasco.k12.fl.us.

BASKETBALL: The Land O'Lakes Recreation Complex will host a boys and girls basketball camp sponsored by Next Level Performance from Aug. 1-5. The camps will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. and are open to kids ages 7 to 15. Instructing the camp will be Trinity College head basketball coach Danny Delgardo. The cost is $75 per participant and includes a camp T-shirt. For information, call (813) 929-1220.

Contact David Rice at davidrice83@gmail.com.

Wesley Chapel softball going to the World Series 07/15/11 [Last modified: Friday, July 15, 2011 8:48pm]
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