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Char Foster sets U.S. mark

Char Foster set a national age-group record in the 100-meter hurdles as the Alpha Omega track club of Pinellas recently competed in the 18th Annual Northwest Track and Field International at Miami-Dade Community College.

Foster was timed in 14.36 in the hurdles race for girls 13-14. She also posted winning times of 24.66 in the 200 meters and 55.91 in the 400.

Earning silver medals for Alpha Omega were Juan Lopez in the high jump and Brad Hess in the discus. Winning bronze medals were Phillip Mouzon in the 100 hurdles and Maitland Marks in the girls triple jump.

PAL team goes to 7-0: The St. Petersburg Police Athletic League baseball team continued its successful road show this past weekend, winning three games against Titusville in Cocoa Beach to up its record to 7-0.

In the first game, B.J. Leach and Mike Mays combined on a four-hitter while striking out nine in a 7-4 win. Tommy Kidwell, Greg Jones and Kevin Lord had two hits apiece.

In the second game, Kris Wilson pitched four innings, striking out five and giving up no hits in an 8-6 win. Despite six errors, St. Petersburg built a large enough lead behind Matt Tumulty (three runs) and Andrew Beattie (three hits). Tim Crosby had two hits and Matt Hanson a triple.

In the final game, Andrew Mallory and Crosby combined on a five-hitter and struck out eight in a 7-1 victory. The offense was sparked by Tommy Kidwell's three hits, including a triple. Derek Reif, Tumulty and Cris Cavins provided two hits apiece.

LoBosco going to UT: Clearwater Central Catholic shortstop Danny LoBosco has received a baseball scholarship from the University of Tampa. LoBosco, who was named to the Times all-county second team, batted .356, had 32 hits, scored 35 runs and made eight errors during the season.

Football combines: The Florida Athletic Coaches Association will hold football recruiting combines for area players Wednesday and Thursday at two high schools. The players will participate in sprinting, jumping, weightlifting and agility drills. There is no charge.

The program is designed to help players scheduled to graduate in 1993 get college scholarships. Athletic and academic information from the combines will be distributed to colleges.

Wednesday's combine will be at 9 a.m. at Tarpon Springs High. Thursday's will be at 4 p.m. at Boca Ciega.

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