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Lady’s Island Stacking competes in tourneys
Lady’s Island Stacking members took part in the Georgia State Championships on January 28 and the Southeast Regionals on February 11. At Georgia State, Eli and Molly Smith took first in 9U doubles.  The team had a number of second place age-group finishes including one for Eli, one for Molly, two for Jack Jepson, three for Garrett Jepson, and two for the relay team.  Garrett also set two new potential state records and finished with the third fastest 3-6-3 time for the whole tournament.
At the regionals, Eli finished first in the 9U Cycle.  Eli, Jack, and Garrett also had a total of four second place finishes.  Anna Smith took one first in a new potential state record-time with her dad in child/parent doubles.  She also set a total of four more potential state records. One of the highlights of the tournament  was the performance of Anna’s relay team which included fellow Team USA members Kenneth Liao, Chandler Miller, and William Orrell.  The team broke the 14U relay world record with a 14.50, just missing the overall world record of 14.38.

Register now for youth soccer league at YMCA
Registration for Youth Soccer league is under way at the Wardle Family YMCA and will continue until March 12. The league is open to both boys and girls ages 3-12 and is a great way to learn the fundamentals of soccer and sportsmanship, as well as develop a physical activity routine.
Without the assistance of volunteer coaches, the YMCA could not operate its youth sports leagues. Experience is not always necessary, so do not be discouraged. If you are interested in volunteering, the Y will be offering a FREE coaches clinic prior to the season beginning to will help brush up on basic football skills and to learn fun, new ones.
Sign up at the YMCA at 1801 Richmond Avenue in Port Royal or at www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com. The cost is $40 for Y members and $55 for community participants.

Club Karate to host Goodwill Tournament
Club Karate will be hosting their Annual Goodwill Tournament on Saturday, February 25.  The event will be held at Beaufort High School, 84 Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island.
Demonstrations start at 10 a.m. with the Junior Divisions beginning at 11 a.m.  Adult Divisions will immediately follow the Junior Divisions.  The events include a special division for kids 5 and under, Flag Sparring, Forms, Weapons Forms and Fighting for Junior and Adult Divisions.
Pre-registration for the Goodwill Tournament is $40. The deadline to pre-register is February 20. Registration will be $50 at the door.
The spectator fee is $5 at the door.  Children 6 and under are admitted free.
For more information, contact Chuck Elias at clubkarate@hargray.com, or call 843-524-8308 or go by Club Karate in the Food Loin shopping center on Lady’s Island.