Area roundup: Payne wins Senior Series event at Edgewood
Hurricane's Harold Payne shot an even-par 71 to post the low round of the day and capture the Senior Division for ages 50-59 in the season-opening event of the West Virginia Senior Series at the par-71 Edgewood Country Club in Sissonville.
Beckley's Sam Corey won the Silver Division (60-69) at 7 over par while St. Albans' Joe Wotring took the Gold Division (70 and up) with the same score. The Senior Series will remain in the Kanawha Valley at Berry Hills Country Club for its next event April 22.
Berry Hills Country Club won the event with a 122 while Tygart Lake was third (134) and Lakeview Resort fifth (138). Brad Westfall of Tygart Lake tied for third in the professional division, carding a 76, while Aaron Gizzi of Lakeview Resort tied for sixth with an 80.
WVU SPORTS: The West Virginia baseball team plays host to Marshall tonight at 6 at Hawley Field in Morgantown.
The game will be the second of three games against the Thundering Herd this season. The Mountaineers were blanked by the Thundering Herd 8-0 on March 19 at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston.
FISHING RODEO: Kanawha County Parks and Recreation will host its annual fishing rodeo for youth ages 3-10 Saturday at Hersher Lake adjacent to the Coonskin Park Family Center. The competition begins at 9 a.m. For more information, call (304) 341-8000.
RUNNING WORKSHOP: A beginners trail running workshop will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kanawha State Forest. This two-part trail-running clinic will teach the important aspects of trail running and offer a course preview. Register at active.com or visit wvruncoach.com for more information. The cost is $30 per individual or $60 per family.