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Bennett College Will Host B-Ball Tourney (4505 hits)

Bennett College will host its third annual William "Bill" Trent Basketball Classic on Friday and Saturday in the college's newly renovated Ida H. Goode Gymnasium.

Women's basketball teams from Bennett, Salem College, Spelman College and Danville (Va.) Community College will each play two games.

The tournament honors former basketball coach Bill Trent, who coached an undefeated Belles team from 1934 to 1936. In 1944, Trent became the first executive director of the United Negro College Fund.

Tickets cost $5 per game for adults and $3 for children. For information call 517-2173.

Friday's games: Salem vs. Spelman, 6.; Bennett vs. Danville, 8. Saturday's games: Danville vs. Salem, 1; Bennett vs. Spelman, 3.

HIGH POINT OUT: Lillian Henderson hit 19 kills to lead fourth-seeded Birmingham-Southern (14-14) to a 24-30, 30-18, 30-26, 30-27 win over fifth seed High Point (16-17) in the Big South Tournament.

Jamie Kaufman had 19 kills and 24 digs for High Point.

STATE CUP: Three local teams won state championships this past weekend at Bryan Park.

Greensboro Twisters Green captured the Under-15 title in the U.S. Youth Soccer division, the top level of competition. The team went 3-0 in bracket play to enter the 2005-06 N.C. Youth Soccer Association Final Four in Greensboro, then beat teams from Raleigh and Jacksonville to win the title.

Greensboro Twisters Gold won an Under-17 title, and the Greensboro Anacondas needed penalty kicks to pull out an Under-18 championship.
USYS NCYSA State Cup finals

U18: Charlotte SC Blue 2, CASL Spartan Elite 0

U17: CASL Spartan Elite 5, Greensboro Twisters Green 0

U16: CASL Spartan Elite 1, Winston-Salem Lady Twins White 0

U15: Greensboro Twisters Green 3, OCSA Coastal Crew 0
President's State Cup finals

U18: Charlotte United Green 3, CASL Spartan Premier 2

U17: Greensboro Twisters Gold 3, Sandhills Strikers 0

U16: MSC Strikers 3, NBASA Coastal United 2

U15: North Meck Storm Black 1, FVAA Flames 0
Challenge State Cup finals

U18: Greensboro Anacondas 2*, URYS United 2

U17: CASL Stingers 1, TCYSA Lady Twins Red 0

U16: CASL Explosion 1, Winston-Salem Lady Twins Silver 0

U15: CASL Impact 0*, TCYSA Lady Twins Royal 0

* Won on penalty kicks
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