Drew Davis netted a pair of goals Monday as George Washington blanked Spring Valley 4-0 in boys soccer at Schoenbaum Soccer Stadium in Charleston.
Andrew Davis and Jeff Hoodge each tallied a goal for the Patriots (2-0). The Timberwolves (0-1) were outshot 18-2.
NITRO 6, LINCOLN COUNTY 0: Six different players scored for the host Wildcats.
Chase Kirk, Austin Mc-Kitrick, Max Ross, Chris Bowden, Derek Waugh and Zach Nichols each netted a goal in Nitro's season opener. Chris Klocke (one save) and Christian Legg (two) combined on the shutout for the Wildcats and Alec Miller had two assists.
WVU SPORTS: Sophomore Kelsie Maloney of the West Virginia women's soccer team was selected as the WVU Varsity Sport Athlete of the Week.
Maloney tallied three points over the weekend at the Penn State Invitational with a goal and an assist in a 2-2 draw against No. 2 Penn State Friday.
The WVU cross country team was picked to finish fifth in the Mid-Atlantic Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association preseason regional rankings released Monday.
The Mountaineers finished fifth for the Mid-Atlantic Region at the NCAA Regionals in 2012 at State College, Pa., and fourth at the Big 12 Championships in Austin, Texas.
Two-time All-American junior Kaitlyn Gillespie, who took a medical redshirt a year ago, is poised to go for her third All-American accolade in as many years that she has been in competition.
LOCAL GOLF: The amateurs defeated the professionals 10-2 in the West Virginia Challenge Cup at Stonewall Resort's Palmer course Monday.
Representing the amateurs were Mike Foust of Hurricane; Ian Patrick of Huntington; Duke Erwin of Charleston; Bryan Myers of Wheeling; Pat Carter of Huntington; Trent Roush of Mason; Chad Baldwin of Green Bank; and Brandon Tinney of Hurricane.
Representing the pros were Guyan Golf & Country Club's Rick Ellison and Stuart Wiley; WVPGA President Jeff Hutchinson; Riverside's Ty Roush; Big Bend's Dave Wentz; and Riverbend's Mike Rogers; and Josh Bower and Matt Felber.
During the four-ball matches, Ellison and Wiley halved their match against Foust and Patrick; while Bower and Wentz beat Carter and Roush. The amateurs won the remaining matches, finishing up 21/2-11/2 in favor of team amateur. The amateur team won every single match, with the exception of Myers and Rogers halving theirs.