Published: Sep 22, 2012 07:00 PM
Modified: Sep 22, 2012 09:16 AM
Tigers take down Raleigh Broughton
Led by Ben Fisher’s goal and two assists, Chapel Hill High School (8-4-0) won its third straight soccer match with a 4-2 decision against 4A Raleigh Broughton (3-7-1) on Thursday. The Tigers open Carolina 3A Conference play this week with a game Tuesday at Orange (1-6-3).
Thursday at CHHS, Fisher scored a first-half goal with an assist from Nate Hebert, and Hebert gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead with his goal with 25:50 left in the match. Eighteen seconds later, Broughton cut it 2-1 on an unassisted goal by Teddy Pierce. Fisher assisted on goals by Mauricio Cabrera (66th minute) and Luke Ciocca (71st) before Broughton managed a late score.
Elsewhere, Raleigh Charter topped Cedar Ridge 5-1 on Thursday to stay two games behind N.C. Science & Math in the Carolina 1A/2A Conference.East tennis wins 11th straight
Brittany Hill, Caroline Pope, Rainie Heck, Meghana Holegadde and Julia Gan all won their singles matches to help undefeated East Chapel Hill (11-0) clinch its tennis match Thursday with St. Mary’s (5-2) of Raleigh before doubles play.
Hill and Pope won No. 1 doubles and Holegadde and Cate Bahner won at No. 2 as East won by a final match score of 7-2.
The Wildcats have one of their biggest matches of the season coming up Monday, when they visit Raleigh Broughton for a 4 p.m. non-conference meeting.
Elsewhere, Chapel Hill lost to Cardinal Gibbons and Green Hope in dual matches last week.CHHS volleyball tops Oxford Webb
Chapel Hill High School’s volleyball team (10-3) moved to 2-0 in Carolina 3A play Thursday with a straight-set win over Oxford Webb, 25-22, 25-9, 25-8. Megan Blunden made 15 kills and Perry Ramsey 14, while Annie Linker assisted on 15 points and had two aces. Fionna Cunningham made 10 assists and six digs. Catherine Romaine had two aces, made seven kills and blocked six shots, and Madison Gunning had 13 service receptions.
The CHHS junior varsity (6-4, 2-0) beat Webb, 25-17, 25-16.Orange to host Madden playoff
Are you a Madden Football diehard? Join other Madden-aniacs and test your skills in this once in a lifetime event. This is a great event for kids ages 7-14 to prove their gaming ability. Games will be played on a 30-foot screen! Space is limited to the first 32, so register early. Refreshments and snack will be available for players.
The tournament will run over two weekends, with matches set for Oct. 13 and Oct. 20, 5-9 p.m., at the Central Recreation Center in downtown Hillsborough. The entry fee is $20, and registration closes Oct. 8. For more information, call Orange Parks and Recreation at 919-245-2660.YMCA brunch and auction next month
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA will hold it fourth annual Squid’s Brunch and Auction on Oct. 14 to benefit the We Build People Campaign. All proceeds raised at the event go to fund scholarships at the Y, and patrons will enjoy a great brunch while having a chance to bid on amazing auction items. The event last from noon to 2:30 p.m.
The Chapel Hill Restaurant Group Great will provide food and drinks at Squids. A silent auction will feature items like artwork, restaurant gift certificates and signed collectibles, and a live auction will be held during the brunch.
Tickets are $125 per pair. To learn more or to purchase tickets email the YMCA at email@example.com
or call the Y at 919-442-9622.Jackson takes 14th in Mid-Amateur
Jonathan Jackson of Chapel Hill shot 76-71-77--224 last week to tie for 14th place in the 19th North Carolina Mid-Amateur Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association. Playing at Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, Jackson finished 10 over par, eight strokes behind champion Scott Harvey of Greensboro (216), whose final round 74 on Sept. 16 was enough to hold off runner-up Paul Tucker of Waxhaw (218).Homestead Playground Closed for Repairs
The Town of Chapel Hill temporarily has closed the playground at Homestead Park, 100 Northern Park Drive, for repairs. For locations of other parks in Chapel Hill, visit www.townofchapelhill.org/parks
.Craddock named player of the week
North Carolina sophomore forward Charlotte Craddock has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Player of the Week, announced last week by the conference office.
Craddock scored three goals over the weekend as the top-ranked Tar Heels won a pair of games over ranked teams. She combined for three goals on 10 shots and had one game-winning tally.