B&B, East Main keep pace in Carrboro Co-Rec
Bread & Butter beat Ghost Riders 16-6 and moved briefly into first place all by itself in the Carrboro Co-Rec Softball standings on Aug. 23. Co-leader 300 East Main Street didn’t play a game that night and stayed at 5-1 while B&B improved to 6-1.
But Tuesday, with Bread & Butter off that night, the 300 caught up by defeating 2nd Wind 15-3, thus keeping pace with B&B at 6-1. Also Tuesday, Ghost Riders (5-3) downed Fightin’ Squids 18-11 to maintain third place, and the Fightin Pinecones (1-6) picked up their first win with a forfeit by Southern Rail.Tigers take down Carrboro netters
Chapel Hill defeated Carrboro in volleyball last week in three sets (25-18, 25-21, 25-16). The Tigers got big all-around games from Fionna Cunningham (11 service points, 4 aces, 3 kills, 6 assists, 4 digs) and Hannah Blackburn (8 service points, 4 aces, 13 assists, 6 digs).
Up front, Perry Ramsey had a team-high 10 kills and a block. Catherine Romaine made six kills, two blocks and assisted on two other blocks.
Joanna Carter made eight kills and nine digs, while Madison Gunning made six digs and received 17 serves.
The CHHS junior varsity won 2-0 (25-19, 25-16).
On Monday, CHHS beat South Granville, 25-20, 22-25, 29-27, 25-23. Carter led the way with 14 kills, 14 aces and 10 digs. Ramsey made 15 kills and had 12 digs. Cunningham had 19 service points and 14 assists, while Blackburn also had 14 assists to go with a team-high 17 digs.
Elsewhere, East Chapel Hill lost to Cedar Ridge 3-1 (13-25, 24-26, 22-25) and fell to 1-6 on the season.East’s Ben Griffin gets all-star honors
East Chapel Hill High School’s Benjamin Griffin has been named to the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Team, the American Junior Golf Association announced Tuesday.
The 11th Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Team includes 20 male and female players from 11 states. The team was selected based on the Polo Golf Rankings, and a player had to have competed in at least one Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star event in 2012 in order to be eligible.
The all-star team will be honored Oct. 5, at the Junior All-Star Invitational in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
Last weekend, Griffin finished tied for eighth place in the Joe Cheves Invitational with rounds of 71 and 68.
The Joe Cheves Junior Invitational is an invitation-only junior event. Champions of a select list of junior tournaments in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia, as well as a set of other performance-based qualifications, determine its field.
The No. 1 ranked junior golfer in North Carolina, Griffin is scheduled to compete this weekend in the Junior Players Championship this weekend at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla.Cedar Ridge above .500, at 2-0 in league matches
With a 7-2 win Wednesday over Franklin Academy, Cedar Ridge’s tennis team (4-3, 2-0) moved back above .500 overall and stayed undefeated in Carolina-12 matches. Delany King and Josie Newberg won in straight sets at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles spots, respectively, and Jena Proctor, Madie Ortiz and Samantha Widman won the bottom three singles matches to clinch the team victory before doubles play.
King-Newberg and Proctor-Widman won their doubles matches.
Elsewhere Wednesday, 3A Orange fell to 4A Durham Jordan 7-2.Blankenship, Jackson qualify for Mid-Am
Cedar Grove golfer Jacob Blankenship and Jonathan Jackson of Chapel Hill both finished in the top 10 of a regional qualifier to earn spots in the Carolina Golf Association’s upcoming mid-Amateur Championship. Playing Tuesday at Jamestown Park Golf Course, Blankenship carded a 1-over-par 73, while Jackson came in with a group of four others tied at 74.
The 19th N.C. Mid-Amateur Championship is scheduled for Sept. 14-16 at Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount.Duo wins PBC’s competition at Falls Lake
Anglers Ken Wall and Ben Cannon won the Piedmont Bass Classics’ JB Custom Rods Championship last weekend at Falls Lake. The brought in only four bass, but they weighed 18.08 pounds, good enough for $4,512 in total cash and prizes. Their biggest, 7.4 pounds, also took first in the single fish competition.
The next Piedmont Bass Classics fall team bass trail qualifier will be Sept. 9 at Jordan Lake, starting out at Farrington Point Wildlife Ramp. W.E. Warnock
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