Lefft wins Player of Year

May 3, 2014 

Basketball

Lefft wins SCISA AAA Player of the Year

Former Clover High School girls’ basketball standout and current Lake Wylie resident Gadson Lefft was recently named the South Carolina Independent School (SCISA) AAA Player of the Year, according to the High School Sports Report.

Lefft a, 6-foot, 2-inch wing player plans to attend Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., next year.

“We had an amazing year here at Heathwood,” Lefft said. “To win a state championship and then be named AAA Player of the Year is just an amazing feeling. To be recognized as one of the top players in the state of South Carolina is such an honor. It is the culmination of a lot of hard work.”

Lefft helped lead the Heathwood Hall Episcopal School Lady Highlanders in Columbia to a 23-4 overall record, an 8-0 region record, and the first girls’ basketball state championship in Heathwood Hall history. Along with her Player of the Year Award, Lefft was named to the All Conference Team, the All Area Team by The State newspaper, the SCISA/GISA All-Star Game, and crossed the 1,000-point mark, as well as the 600-rebound mark during the season.

Running

Girls on Run 5K Saturday

The spring Girls on the Run 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at downtown Rock Hill.

It is the 10th anniversary of Girls on the Run Tri County SC. The nonprofit organization offers a 10-week after-school program for girls in third through eighth grade. The program focuses on developing and enhancing girls’ “competencies to successfully navigate life experiences along with promoting healthy habits for lifelong fitness and wellness.”

Event information is at gotrtricountysc.org/events.

Cannoli Run set in Fort Mill

The second annual Cannoli Run will be held at 9 a.m. May 17 at St. Philip Neri Church grounds, with 50 percent of proceeds going to Fort Mill Care Center.

Register at SportOften.com.

For more information, call 803-415-1946.

Golf

Lake Wylie golfers take swing at Tanglewood

Cindy Altieri and Tom Bookmiller, both of Lake Wylie, golfed 37-37 - 74 in the mixed/women division April 28 Carolinas Golf Association’s Four-Ball Tournament at Tanglewood Golf Association in Clemmons, N.C.

Tournament format is 18 holes of four-ball stroke play, both gross and net. Entry is open to any amateur golfer who is a member of a club that is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association, and has a current USGA handicap index at a CGA member club. The field is divided into flights based on yardages and gender: Men A, Men B, Mixed and Women flights.

For more information on the CGA visit carolinasgolf.org.

Might Acts tournament June 7

The Might Acts captain’s choice golf tournament of Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church will be held June 7 at Spring Lake Golf Course, 1375 Springlake Road, York.

Entry fee is $55 per golfer and includes lunch at 12:30 p.m. Shotgun start is at 1:30 p.m.

There will be prizes for lowest team score, longest drive, closest to the pin, hole in one and putting contest.

Proceeds go to support neighborhood missions of the church.

Call 704-609-7826 or 704-588-1692 to register or for more information.

Tennis

Fun 4 Four tourney set

Fun 4 Four Tennis Tournament will be held May 30-June 1 at River Hills Country Club.

The tournament teams consist of four players – two men and two women in three flights of 6.5, 7.5 or 8.5-plus.

Play style is round-robin. There will be complimentary lunch and beverages each day, with player packages and prizes for top teams. Cost is $55 per person.

Call 803-831-1493 to register.

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