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October 4, 2013 

Ghost Riders beat 300 East Main in co-rec

Second-seeded Ghost Riders downed No. 1-seeded 300 East Main Street by an 8-1 score on Thursday to emerge as the last team without a loss in Carrboro’s Co-Rec Softball championship tournament. The double-elimination playoff continues Tuesday, Oct. 8, with 300 East Main (12-2) and Fightin’ Squids (7-8) both trying to stay alive in the final elimination game at 7 p.m.

The winner of that 300-Squids game faces Ghost Riders (9-5) at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday at Anderson Park. If Ghost Riders were to lose that game, the finalists would each have one loss and would meet again on Thursday evening to decide the championship.

Jones wins flight at Senior Amateur

Carole Jones of Hillsborough won the super senior prize in the 15th Carolinas Women’s Senior Amateur Golf Championship in Blythewood, S.C. Playing at the Columbia Country Club, Jones carded rounds of 75 and 80 to win the first flight.

Tigers win fourth straight in volleyball

Chapel Hill High School won two conference matches last week against county rivals Cedar Ridge and Orange. That moved the Tigers (15-7) into a tie for second place in the Big-8 with Cedar Ridge (18-5) – both teams at 9-2 in league matches and trailing conference leader Cardinal Gibbons (16-0, 12-0).

Chapel Hill avenged an early season, 3-1 loss at Cedar Ridge by taking down the visiting Red Wolves 3-2 on Tuesday – 25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 23-25, 15-13.

Thursday, CHHS won 3-0 at Orange – 25-19, 25-12, 25-15. Annie Linker made a remarkable 38 assists. Perry Ramsey had 21 kills, 19 digs and three aces, and Catherine Romaine made 16 kills and 17 digs. Madison Gunning also had 17 digs to go with five aces. Katharine Esterley had 11 kills and five solo blocks.

The Tigers host Middle Creek on Monday, Oct. 7, and resume league play Tuesday, Oct. 8, with Senior Night, hosting Northern Vance.

In the 4A ranks, East Chapel Hill has a big match coming up Tuesday against conference rival Person (11-4, 5-2). The two teams are locked in a battle for second place in the PAC-6 after East Chapel Hill saw its five-match win streak snapped last week with a 3-0 loss at league-leader Riverside.

W.E. Warnock, Chapel Hill News

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