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07/14/2014 12:52 PM

07/14/2014 12:52 PM

Tritons make splash heading into regionals

The Trophy Club Tritons Swim Team finished a strong showing at The Colony last weekend in preparation for the summer TAAF Region IV swim meet on July 19-20 at Keller ISD Natatorium.

The Tritons boast 175 swimmers in the program and should be well-positioned for garnering points in the coming regional meet.

“We’re pretty deep in every age group,” said head coach Steve Melbourn. “Especially on the guys’ side, we stepped it up in all the age groups, with the 6-under and 8-unders being the highlight. I have to say our most competitive age group s the 9-10 girls and boys, where we’re deep and good.”

Melbourn said the team is very balanced in addition to having depth.

“I’m very proud to be where I am with this team,” Melbourn said. “The parents and kids have a commitment to the whole season. We should see that through to the regional and state meet.”

Keller golfers play well at junior golf championship

Four Keller golfers had good showings at the Fort Worth Junior Golf Association tournament recently.

Kyle Summerville won the Third Flight of the tournament with a four-round total of 330, giving him a four-shot margin.

Fellow Indians golfers Parker McEachern and Austin Burks shot 341 and 350, respectively, putting them at 9th and 13th place.

Recent Keller graduate Brendan Walsh also played well at the tournament, with the final rounds being played at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth.

Keller’s Claire Carlin, a state qualifier this last season, also competed in the top group of the 18-hole division.

The Fort Worth Junior Golf Association tournament began in 1936.

KYA football registrations now open

Registration for the Keller Youth Association football league is open through Aug. 15.

The league is for youth players in five age divisions from Mite (ages 5-6), Bantam (7-8), Sophomore (9), Junior (10) and Senior (11-12). All ages are as of Aug. 1, 2014.

Fees are $170 and include game uniform (jersey, pants and decals). Players are responsible for supplying a helmet, shoulder pads, practice pants with pads, cleats and a protective mouth guard.

The player allocation/draft will be held on Aug. 16, after which coaches will begin contacting players. Practices can commence the following week.

For more information on registration and uniform sizing dates and locations, visit www.kyafootball.com.

- Randy Sachs

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