SMITHSBURG - The North Hagerstown Hubs, the Clear Spring Blazers and the Smithsburg Leopards all posted shutout victories Friday in the first round of the Fifth Annual Washington County Girls Soccer Tournament.
The Hubs defeated the Boonsboro Warriors 3-0, the Blazers edged the South Hagerstown Rebels 2-0 and the Leopards beat the Williamsport Wildcats, 5-0.
The second round of the tournament will be played today at Clear Spring High School. Williamsport will face Boonsboro in the fifth-place game at 4 p.m. Clear Spring will meet North Hagerstown in the first semifinal at 6; South Hagerstown will take on Smithsburg in the second semifinal at 8.
The championship game is scheduled for Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. at School Stadium.
Shannon Fowkes had three goals and two assists, while Kristen Poffenberger added two goals and one assist to lead Smithsburg. Tara Bywaters and Lauren Layman added one assist each. Smithsburg goalkeeper Candace Stanford made 11 saves, while Williamsport goalkeeper Catie Vancour had 23 saves.