SPORTS DIGEST

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Colleyville TKD student takes 2nd at junior nationals

Cristian Molina, 12, won second place in the age 12-14 black belt division at the U.S. Junior National Taekwondo Championships in Chicago last week. Molina, a five-time national medalist and former national champion, is a student at NTA Taekwondo in Colleyville.

Molina trained six days per week at NTA in preparation for the tournament, which attracted 4,500 competitors from across the United States.

Southlake Carroll hockey slips to third place

The Southlake Carroll varsity hockey team slipped to third place in ATT Metroplex summer league play after a 6-3 loss to Coppell last Thursday.

Aaron Driggs collected two goals and Chris Barrett added a third as the team took on the first-place squad.

Southlake Carroll will look to regroup in its season finale at 6:45 p.m. Thursday as it takes on Grapevine/Colleyville at the Euless Star Center Green rink.

Grapevine/Colleyville hockey tops Marcus

The Grapevine/Colleyville varsity hockey team improved to 4-5 in summer league play with a 7-4 victory over last-place Marcus last Thursday.

Matthew Kruse accounted for three goals and chipped in an assist. Ethan Smith scored twice, and other goals were scored by Andrew Monhollen and Dekota Weaver.

Goalie James Myers collected the win, stoping 35 shots.

Grapevine/Colleyville will wrap up its season at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the Euless Star Center Green arena as it faces Southlake Carroll.

Early registration for i9 flag football

Registration for i9 Sports flag football for boys and girls age 4-14 ends Aug. 19.

The registration fee for Keller/North Fort Worth and Grapevine-Colleyville play is $140 until Aug. 19 and $155 after Aug. 19.

Leagues run for eight weeks through the fall and feature 5-on-5 teams with no intentional contact allowed.

Volunteer coaches are also sought, subject to mandatory background check.

For more information, visit www.i9sports.com.

Southlake Tennis Center running junior summer programs

The junior summer program at Southlake Tennis Center will run through late August.

Programs include week-long tennis camps, classes once per week and tournament training. Throughout summer, the center will also feature Friday Match Days, Saturday Play Nights and Future Stars Tournaments.

The center aims to provide summer programs for both recreational and competitive junior players.

Junior tennis instructional programs begin at $75 and range to $135/week for more advanced levels and $130 for eight classes, which are scheduled through Aug. 23.

The Southlake Tennis Center uses the USTA QuickStart program for ages 10 and under, featuring modified balls, racquets and courts to build skills quickly, and an 8:1 student-to-professional ratio.

Southlake Tennis Academy Junior Tournament Training will take place through Aug. 23. The three-hour sessions are priced $150 for five sessions and $550 for 20.

Information: 817-421-8605 or southlaketennis.com.

- Stephen English

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