Abigail "Abby" Calvert, the daughter of Ed and Julie Calvert of Wellsburg and a Franklin Primary School second-grader, represented the Weirton Elks Lodge 1801 and the West Virginia Elks Association in the Elks Mid-Atlantic Regional Soccer Shoot March 9-11 in Carlisle, Pa.
She and her seven teammates from Wheeling, Martinsburg and Lewisburg won second place in a competition against the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia champions.
The Mid-Atlantic Regional is the final competition in the Elks soccer program. The soccer shoot is a Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks' national youth activity program. Carlisle Elks Lodge 578 hosted the event.