STAN SMITH TO SPEAK TO ATHLETIC CLUB
Tennis legend and Hilton Head Island resident Stan Smith will be the guest speaker for the Athletic Club of the Lowcountry's next meeting at 7 p.m., Sept. 12, at the Palmetto Electric building on U.S. 278 across from the USC Beaufort campus in Bluffton.
Smith, a past champion at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, has stayed active in tennis. He helps run the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy on Hilton Head Island.
Guests are welcome for a $10 fee. For information on the meeting or joining the club, call 540-7159.
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HILTON HEAD SQUAD 2ND IN ATLANTA 3V3 TOURNAMENT
The Hilton Head Dominators finished in second place in the Under-9 Boys Gold Division of the 3v3 World Tour soccer championship held Aug. 6-7 in Atlanta.
The Dominators went 3-0-1 in pool play before facing another Beaufort County team, B.C. United, in the semifinals. The Dominators edged United, 2-1, but fell to Chelsea in the championship match, 6-3.
Dominators team members are Carson Webster, Paul Jones, Clark Haertel, Jacob Weaver and Jesus Morales.
B.C. United went 2-1 in pool play and then won its quarterfinal match before falling to the Dominators. B.C. United then dropped the third-place match, 3-1.
Another Beaufort County team, the Bluffton Sharks, went 1-1-1 in pool play, but did not advance to the semifinals.