Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

February 7, 2014 

MacMillan's wins pace Carrboro to second in NCHSAA swimming

Carrboro sophomore Will Macmillan won two individual titles Thursday night in the N.C. High School Athletics Association 2A swimming championships as the jaguars finished second in the men's meet and third in the women's standings.

Swimming at the Triangle Aquatic Center, Macmillan took top honors in the 100 free (in 46.35 seconds) and set a new 1-A/2-A record in the 200 individual medley in 1:52.53. He was named the mens meet Most Outstanding Swimmer.

Thomas Bilden of Carrboro won the 100 butterfly in 51.94 to help the Jaguars finish with 216 points in the men's standings.

The N.C. School of Science & Math scored 343 and won its second consecutive team championship. The Unicorns won both relays and got a single individual title from Jacob Vosburgh in the 500 freestyle.

Carrboro's 400 freestyle relay of Simon Deshusses, Bilden, Connor Murphy and Macmillan swimming anchor earned a second place.

Carrboro's women finished fourth in their 400 relay, with a team of Emily McDaniels, Leah Abrams, Katie Spang and Mia Morrell.

Morrell swam to the best individual finish of any of the Carrboro women, taking third in the 200 free in 1:54.82.

Raleigh Charter won the women's championship with 293 points. to 207.5 for Lincoln Charter (207.5) got second place, and Carrboro was third with 151.

The 4A and 3A championships were held this weekend, too late for today's edition of the Chapel Hill News. See newsobserver.com for reports.

Three teams still undefeated

The Carrboro Cavaliers claimed a 33-14 win last weekend off the previously unbeaten Jazz to take sole possession of first place in the Mite League of Carrboro Recreation basketball. At 6-0, the Cavs were the only unbeaten Mite team, while the Jazz and Celtics were tied for second place at 5-1.

In the Pee Wee League, the Spurs stayed undefeated at 6-0 with a 30-12 victory over the Nets. The Suns and Rockets, both 5-1, were tied for second place.

The Tar Heels and Camels both won last Tuesday to stay in a tie for first in the Midget League at 5-1, while the Pirates were a half-game back at 5-2.

The Dons continue to lead the Junior League with a 7-0 record. They defeated the Bruins 34-22 last Wednesday. The Jayhawks remained in second at 6-1 after downing the Yellow Jackets 55-42.

Sign-up starts for co-rec softball

Registration has opened for the Spring Co-Rec Softball League in Carrboro.

The adult co-ed league will play on Tuesdays and Thursdays from April through June. Each team will play 1-2 games per week, followed by a double-elimination tournament.

A non-refundable deposit of $200 toward the team fee will be due at registration. The final team fee will be determined once the final number of teams is known, with a maximum fee possible of $625. An out-of-county fee of $37 is required for each participant residing outside of Orange County.

For more information, call 919-918-7364.

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