Kim earns fourth place in Drive Chip & Putt nationals
Chapel Hill ninth-grader Gina Kim placed fourth nationally in the PGA's Drive Chip & Putt Championship last Sunday at the famed Augusta National Golf Club.
Kim, scored 16.5 points out of possible 30, based on a maximum of 10 points in each category.
Alexandra Swayne of Ohio, defeated New York's Jennifer Rosenberg in a playoff to win the girls 14-15 division after each finished with 21 points. Nia Station of Nebraska had 20 points for third place, 3.5 in front of Kim.
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Kim, 15, advanced to the DC&P championships by winning a local qualifier at UNC Finley Golf Club, then a sub-regional at Greensboro's Grandover Resort and then the Mid-Atlantic Regional competition last fall at River Bend Golf Club in Virginia.
Chapel Hill will host two local DC&P qualifiers this year for the 2016 championship: June 20 at the Governors Club and July 2 at UNC Finley. Qualifiers will head to a subregional Aug. 8 at the Greensboro National Golf Club and then from there to the Mid-Atlantic Regional on Sept. 20 at renown Congressional in Bethesda, Md.
Seven games into the soccer season, Jaguars are golden
Carrboro High School entered this week with the state's last 2A girls soccer team that was undefeated, undefeated and unscored-upon.
The Jaguars were 7-0-0 after winning three games in four days before last week's spring break. They’ve outscored their first seven opponents 41-0.
Carrboro shut out Burlington Williams 9-0 on March 23 and notched another 9-0 win March 25 against Siler City Jordan-Matthews. Carrboro then defeated Eastern Alamance 7-0 on March 26 for the week's third win.
Elliott, Torres win flights in Carrboro Spring horseshoes
Ronnie Elliott of Oxford won last month’s Carrboro Spring Open Horseshoe Tournament after hitting 59 ringers on 120 shoes pitched and going 3-0 in his matches.
George Rogers of Burlington and Robert Maul of Statesville tied for second place in the A Flight by going 2-1.
Pat Torres of Burlington also went 3-0 to win the B Flight, hitting 22 ringers on 120 pitches.
There was a three-way tie for second in the flight, with Oxford’s Roy Elliott, Clarence Lassiter of Fayetteville and Pittsboro’s Ronnie Lipofski each going 2-1.
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