Published: Oct 20, 2012 07:00 PM
Modified: Oct 20, 2012 06:25 PM
B&B upsets No. 1 seed in Carrboro Co-Rec
No. 2-seeded Bread & Butter knocked top-seeded 300 East Main Street for a loop with a 20-8 decision Thursday to send the regular-season winners into the elimination bracket of Carrboro Co-Rec Softballs post-season tournament.
In other games last week, Southern Rail staved off elimination with a 14-7 win over 2nd Wind and Ghost Riders won 16-4 to knock fourth-seeded Fightin Squids out of the , double-elimination tournament.
The No. 3-seeded Ghost Riders will play No. 5 Southern Rail at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Anderson Park. The loser is eliminated and the winner will advance to face 300 East Main in a final elimination game at 8:10 p.m.
The winner of that last game Tuesday advances to play Bread & Butter at 7 p.m. Thursday. If B&B wins, it cinches the championship; if B&B loses the 7 p.m. game, both teams would have one loss and a second game would follow immediately to decide the champion.East ties Gibbons in seasons last match
Becca Halter of East Chapel Hill shot an 83 to lead the Wildcats as they tied Cardinal Gibbons in the last Carolina Central Conference Womens Golf Tournament of the season Thursday at Chapel Hill Country Club. East and Cardinal Gibbons tied for the team lead at 276 total; the Crusaders won the 2012 conference championship based on cumulative strokes for the season.
Halter tied for medalist honors Thursday with Gibbonss Caroline ONeill, who won the Conference Player Of The Year title with her seasons total.
Sarah Towne finished two strokes behind the medalists Wednesday and joined Halter and Chapel Hill High Schools Katherine Wang on the 2012 all-conference team. Wang finished in fifth place Wednesday.
Ellen Smith and Liesl Miranda of Gibbons rounded out the all-conference team.Ole Roy to make rare public appearance
UNC basketball coach Roy Williams will be the guest speaker at the Chapel Hill Sports Clubs October meeting, beginning at noon in Squids Restaurant.Hilltoppers win lax tournament in Virginia
The Carolina Hilltopper Elite Lacrosse team recently won the 2012 Martinsville (Va.) Melee Lacrosse Tournament that featured teams from the Southeastern United States. The Hilltoppers went 4-0 to claim the top spot in this regional tournament run by Ferrum College.
The Hilltoppers return to tournament action on Nov. 11 in the Quaker Challenge at Guilford College. The U-13 and U-15 Hilltoppers also will travel to Charleston, S.C., in early November for the Palmetto Classic.RailHawks to host open soccer tryouts
The Carolina RailHawks will hosts a two-day open tryout for its soccer team on Dec. 8-9 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. Previous RailHawks tryouts have been a successful tool for finding talented players to contribute to the RailHawks squad, including current Chicago Fire player Daniel Paladini, who played for the RailHawks for the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
RailHawks head coach, Colin Clarke, assistant coaches and RailHawks management will be in attendance to evaluate all participating participants. A minimum of two players from the open tryout will be invited to the RailHawks preseason training camp to take place in Spring 2013. Space will be limited.
To register for the open tryouts, see www.carolinarailhawks.com
.Durham plans costumed Monster Dash
The first-ever Durham Monster Dash is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include a three-mile run/walk through the historic streets of downtown Durham, with entrants encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. The event also will feature food trucks, costume prizes, music, and the Thriller Dance party in front of City Hall on 101 City Hall Plaza.
The Durham Monster Dash both the three-mile run and a kid-friendly one-mile course will follow a course through streets, alleys and open spaces. The Durham City-County Planning Department staff and community volunteers will set up monster zones to provide extra thrills along the route.
Participants are asked to register for this event online and provide a monetary donation. Proceeds collected from this event will be benefit Kidznotes, The Scrap Exchange, Keep Durham Beautiful, Inc., and Girls Rock N.C.
For more information, including a registration form and route map, visit DurhamMonsterDash.org
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