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AREA ROUNDUP: Soccer event set at SRSC on Saturday
Friday, June 13, 2014
The Delores Sullivan “Kick for a Cure” seven-on-seven soccer tournament, sponsored by Thomas Insurance Agency, is back for its second year, according to a release.
The event will be held Saturday at the Smith River Sports Complex. Games will begin at 8 a.m. and will finish at 10 p.m. The tournament is seven-on-seven, with each game lasting 30 minutes and being played on half a field.
A silent auction will be held during the games for a variety of items, such as signed memorabilia, furniture and college football and basketball tickets.
Profits from the event will go toward cancer research.
For more information, contact Patrick Sullivan at 734-5298 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
South Boston Speedway
to mark Father’s Day
South Boston Speedway will host the Bojangles NASCAR Late Model 150 racing program at 7 p.m. Saturday night, and fathers will get in with a special admission price of $5 on Dad’s Night, according to a release from the speedway.
The night will feature five events on the .4-mile asphalt oval. The featured attraction of the evening will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen all-American late model division.
Other events scheduled include races for the competitors in the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, the Modified Division and the Hornets Division.
Peyton Sellers leads the standings in the chase for the Whelen all-American series crown. Sellers, who owns four wins at South Boston Speedway this year, leads second-place Matt Bowling, a native of Ridgeway.
Sellers and Bowling also are among the top contenders in the Whelen series national championship standings. Sellers is currently fourth in the standings, while Bowling sits in seventh.
Bowling is seven points ahead of third-place Austin Thaxton in the South Boston Speedway standings. Thaxton, who owns one victory this season, leads fourth-place Bobby McCarty and fifth-place Bruce Anderson.
Pit gates will open on Saturday at 2 p.m. and practice for all divisions will be held from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Qualifying time trials will start off at 5:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open 5 p.m.
Admission will be $10 for adults. Children, ages six and under, will be admitted free with a paid adult.