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76 - CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, May 2- May 8, 1997 Tough contests strengthening girls soccer By Scott Friedenrdch veloping program, game out of reach for Cape, "Part of it was CORNER KICKS: Cape's next match The 1997 Lady Vikings soccer team is rolling through the season, and although their record may not indicate it, they are a vastly improved bunch over the inaugural i996 squad. Many of the girls attended the Britannia Soccer Camp held at Lewes Middle School during the summer, a program which helped to hone the general ball skills of the team. In addition to this. during the past winter an indoor soccer league for girls was formed by the YMCA. The league was held at Skateworld II in Midway, and many from this year's varsity team participated. Indoor soccer is a high scoring, fast paced affair, making it necessary for the players to play under a high amount of pressure, thus further improving skills along with gaining valuable experience. This year's Cape ;quad now boasts more tactical skill, whereas the previous year's team was run on sheer athleticism, which is a sign of a de- "We're playing better than last year," said head coach John Myers. In its most recent matches in a schedule filled with upstate powerhouses, Cape faced Sanford on Wednesday, April 30 and Padua on Saturday, April 26. Cape traveled north to square off against Sanford in a highly competitive match that would see the Lady Vikings play, if not well enough to gain their desired result, but at least to improve. 'q'here were a lot of real positive things out there," said Myers. "We did a much better job of defending corner kicks and our forwards did well checking back and win- ning balls from their fullbacks." Cape end- ed up on the losing end of a 5-3 scoreline in an evenly played game against a strong op- ponent. "We played fairly well," said Myers. "I was pleased with the overall game." With the score knotted up 2-2 at halftime, San- ford scored three quick goals to put the Sussex Tech students finish boat course Sixteen Sussex Tech High School students in Mike Kennedy's class have completed a State of Delaware Boating Certification Course. Kennedy has incorporated the state boating course-into his science class Shown from 0-r) are Fish and Wildlife Agent CpL Joyce Hennessey, Mike Kennedy and Assistant Principal Carole Williamson.- Summer competitive swim team now a reality at Sussex YMCA Sussex YMCA will host a com- petitive summer swim team this year. The Sussex YMCA's swim team this year has been success- ful, with a two-fold increase in membership. Sixteen swim team members were among the 1,800 swimmers who qualified for the East Field Regional swim meet in Princeton, N.J., in March. The practice times for the sum- mer swim team will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15 to 6 p.m, for beginners, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for intermediate and advanced swim- mers. The intermediate and ad- vanced group will also meet Fri- day from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Sussex Family YMCA runs try-outs twice a year. The April try-outs are for the spring/summer season which runs from April through August. The fall season runs from September through March. Those who axe interested but unable to attend the try-outs should contact Lydia A. Schmier- er, head coach, to set up an alter- nate date and time. For more in- formation, call Schmierer at 227- 8018. New Jersey modifleds at Seacoast Speedway The New Jersey Sportsman Modifieds are scheduled for four events at the SeaCoast Speedway, beginning with an appearance on Sunday, May 11. Future appear- ances will be on June 19, July 27 and August 17. The division will run for the same purse as they do at Bridge- port Speedway. YMCA to offer aerobic instruction course The Sussex Family YMCA will offer a course for those who want to become aerobic instructors. Certified, experienced instructors will train those interested during an eight-week session beginning June 16 on Monday and Wednes- day evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Topics of instruction will in- clude the use of music, cueing, building and breaking down com- binations, motivation and more. YMCA to hold 'Aerobathon' May 26 The Sussex Family YMCA will hold a six-hour aerobic extrava- ganza on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26. Back;to-back classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. Any three classes can be re- served for $10 or all six classes for $15. Refreslmaents will be pro- vided and prizes will be awarded. Proceeds will benefit the aerobic supplies fund at the YMCA. For more information, call 227- 8018. YMCA golf tourney rescheduled for October Heavy rain forced the postpone- ment of the PNC Bank sponsored Sussex Family YMCA Golf Tour- nament last'week, and organizers fatigue. We weren't as focused as we need- ed to be," said Myers. The positive thing was with 20 minutes left in the game, being down 5-3, the Lady Vikings didn't sink into a defensive shell. 'Wbe last 20 minutes we were controlling the play and getting quali- ty shots," said Myers. "Ve played an excellent last 20 min- utes." Lucy Short, Erica Waples, and Sigi- ta Cahoon each notched goals for the Vikings. Padua team erupts In the match against Padua, the Lady Vikings held the all-girls school scoreless in the first half, before the upstate team erupted for seven goals in the second. "We held them until halftime at 0-0," said junior co-captain Lauren Fuqua. "As soon as they scored a couple goals, we mentally felt de- feated, but we never physically gave up." "It was like a snowball effect," agreed Myers. have rescheduled the event for Monday, Oct. 13. The tournament will still be held at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club. For more in- formation, call 227-8018. is on Friday, May 2 at home against St. Mark's. The JV game will begin at 5:30 with varsity to follow...The following match against Caravel on Monday, May 5 will be played at Lewes Middle School at 4 p.m. in an effort to spark some interest in potential fumm Cape booters. All middle school students with an interest in girl's soccer are encouraged to attend...In other s .occer news, the Sussex Family YMCA has begun registration for the adult summer soccer league held at Lewes Middle School. Registration is by team only, and forms can be picked up at the YMCA in Rehoboth. The cost is $25 per player, on 15 player teams...The Henlopen Soccer Club is gear- ing up for its summer session. Under Mike Pri'ce the program meets on Saturday morn- ings at Shields Elementary School to help young players refine their skills. The program is available for all ages, and is an ideal way to become a better soc- cer player. tennis carnival will also be fea- tured, including activities such as "fast serve," "beat the pro," and "hit for prizes." Registration deadline is May 30. Call (302) 652-3741. Boy Scouts to host tennis tournament Registrations are now being ac- cepted for the Boy Scouts of America Youth/Adult Doubles Tennis Tournament, a one-day event to be played Saturday, June 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Wilming- ton and Greenville Country Clubs. The raindate is Sunday, June 8. Following the tournament, an awards reception will be held at the Greenville Country Club. A Aquabrome: Tough poolcare for tender swimmers. With an Aquabrome p0ol you won't smell unpleasant 0dors. Aquabrome Pool Products give you optimum comfort, .without irritation-both in and out of the water. 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