Doggett to Compete
Occoquan Swimming's Katie Doggett, 16, will compete today and Thursday at the World Cup at the University of Maryland in College Park.
Doggett, who is participating in her first international competition, qualified to compete in the 50- and 100-meter backstroke. She is seeded 17th in the 50 and 22nd in the 100. The top eight finishers in the preliminary rounds advance to the finals.
The meet is attracting about 300 world-class swimmers and is the first major international meet held in the Washington area.
Doggett is a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax County.
The Virginia AAA state volleyball tournament will be at Woodbridge High School this weekend.
The boys semifinals, involving only teams from the Central and Eastern regions, will be Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. The girls semifinals will be Friday beginning at 7 p.m.
Osbourn Park played 1998 state finalist Frank W. Cox last night in Virginia Beach in a quarterfinal. If the Yellow Jackets won, they would play in the 7 p.m. game Friday.
The state championship matches will be Saturday, with the boys match at 1 p.m. and the girls afterward.
The Virginia Monarchs semipro football team will host the King George Kodiaks Saturday at Pfitzner Stadium at 7 p.m. in the first round of the United Football League playoffs.
Virginia finished the regular season with a 16-1 overall record, 10-0 in the UFL.
Twelve Monarchs, including eight defensive players, have been named to the American Football Association all-American team. The defensive players are: CB Junior Scott (17 INTs, 5 TDs); DE Kenny Conrad (31 sacks); LB Garvin Hadden (129 tackles); LB Marco White (30 sacks); LB James Dixon (30 sacks); FS Russell Williams (93 tackles, 3 INTs); LB Cliff Washington (11 fumble recoveries); DE Leon Gholson (15 sacks).
On offense, the all-Americans are: QB Jamie Davis (21 TD passes); WR Victor Horne (42 catches, 17 TDs); WR Steven Greene (10 TDs) and PK Walt Willis (17 of 32 FG attempts).
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