Oakridge Middle students qualify for archery nationals

May 9, 2014 

Archery

OMS students move on to nationals

Alexa Roveri and Lucas Hall are the first archery participants from Oakridge Middle School to qualify for the National Archery Tournament finals.

Alexa shot a 279 out of a possible 300 and finished second among all middle school females in South Carolina. She finished 15th overall against all 1,600 elementary, middle and high school shooters across that state.

Lucas shot 275 and finished ninth among middle school males. Overall, Lucas finished 36th in the state.

National competition was held in Lexington, Ky., with the top 10,600 archery shooters from across the nation participating.

Running

Cannoli Run Saturday in Fort Mill

The second annual Cannoli Run will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, 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

Clover wins region golf tourney

The Clover High School Blue Eagles won the Region 3-AAAA Golf Tournament by a single stroke against South Pointe High School at the Chester Golf Club.

The Blue Eagles had a 36-hole total of 635. The Stallions led by two strokes after 18 holes, but the Blue Eagles came roaring back in the second round.

Clover head coach Eric Harper praised the seniors for leading the Blue Eagles to back-to-back titles.

Harper said he felt good about the team’s chances in the Upper State tournament.

Clover, South Pointe, Fort Mill and York advanced to the Upper State Tourney on Monday, May 12, at Willow Creek Country Club in Greer.

Clover’s Spencer Walker and Quinn Smith were named all-region.

Individual scores:

• Clover: Spencer Walker, 79-79, 158; Harrison Parrish, 76-86, 162; Andrew White, 81-80, 161; Quinn Smith, 81-79, 160; Jake Rowe, 83; Austin Walker, 80.

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.

Wylie golfers take on tourneys

Mike Shively and Harry Goff, both of Lake Wylie, finished 43-43 - 86 in Flight B at the May 5 Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Pinewild Country Club (Holly Course) in Pinehurst, N.C.

Dave Duncan and Jim Sears, both of Lake Wylie, finished 37-41 - 78 in the Super Senior 65+ at the May 7 Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Mimosa Hills Golf & Country Club in Morganton, N.C.

Tournament format is 18 holes of four-ball stroke play, both gross and net. Ninety percent of a player’s course handicap is used to determine net scores. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 55th birthday by the tournament date, is a member of a club which 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 divisions based on age and total team course handicap: Tournament Division-Flight A, Flight B; Super Senior 65+ Division-Flight A and Flight B, Super Senior 70+ Division.

For more information, visit carolinasgolf.org.

Volleyball

CHS volleyball camp scheduled

Clover High School Volleyball Camp dates have been announced by head coach Tamara Jacobus.

The camp for rising second- through fourth-graders will be 5:30-7 p.m. June 9-12. Cost is $45.

This camp will focus on teaching the fundamentals in a fun way. The camp is appropriate for beginners.

The camp for rising fifth- and sixth-graders will be 12:30-2:30 p.m. June 16-19. The cost is $55. The camp will focus on teaching fundamentals, with time devoted to serving and passing. Instructors will introduce hitting and start to implement using three hits on the ball.

The camp for seventh- and eighth-graders will be 12:30-2:30 p.m. June 16-19, and the cost is $55. The camp will focus on teaching the fundamentals. It will introduce the 6-2 offense and work on the concept of always using three hits.

Because instructors will separate players according to ability, the instruction is appropriate for all levels.

Camp instructors will include Jacobus, assistant coaches and Lady Blue Eagles players. Jacobus can be reached at 803-324-8034 or 843-448-0970 and via email at Tamara.Jacobus@clover.k12.sc.us.

Tennis

Blue Eagles tennis wins region title

The Blue Eagle boys’ varsity tennis team defeated playoff-bound Lancaster 6-0 to earn its first region title since 2006.

The Blue Eagles finished the regular season unbeaten at 16-0 and 14-0 in Region 3-AAAA.

Justin White at No. 1 singles won in straight sets, as did Patrick Smith at No. 2 singles, Rob Long at No. 3 singles, Holden McGill at No. 5 singles and Sean Elder and Cameron Scobie at No. 2 doubles.

Garrett Smith battled back from losing the first set to win the second and the third-set tiebreaker to complete the sweep.

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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