Chapel Hill recognizes Class of 2015 athletes moving up to next level
Chapel Hill High School recently held a ceremony in Hanes Theater to honor senior athletes who will participate in varsity sports in college.
The student-athletes in Chapel Hill’s class of 2015 who took part in the ceremony included: Ben Brower (basketball) William Peace University; Paige Childers (lacrosse) University of Mary Washington; Anabelle Durham (swimming) Davidson College; Tamia Eatmon (basketball) Anderson College; Raziyah Farrington (basketball) Western Carolina University; Ben Fisher (soccer) UNC-Wilmington; Emily Himmelberg (field hockey) UNC at Chapel Hill; Rosie Kerwin (cross country) Oberlin College; Noah Layden (football) Campbell University; Lianna Malawski (soccer) Nova Southeastern University; Elise Matera (cross country/track) Vassar College; Andrew Miller (baseball) Davidson College; Patrick O’Donnell (swimming) Case Western University; Jake Pudik (swimming) Wright State University; Drew Roeber (cross country/track) United States Military Academy; Logan Tisch (football) Clemson University; Austin Turner (football) Guilford College; and Jessica Wall (basketball) UNC-Asheville.
Lukes, Alfieri and Cho all shooting well in CGA golf tournaments
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Chapel Hill golfers Dylan Lukes (73-76—149), Adam Alfieri (75-76—151) and Quade Lukes (79-76—155) all finished in the top 20 at the 2015 TYGA Bojangles Junior Open, held June 6-7 at Cutter Creek Golf Club. Patrick Stephenson of Four Oaks carded a 139 to win the event.
Corey Wilson of Raleigh, the only other player to post red numbers, finished second in the Boys’ 17-18 division at 144, five strokes in front of Dylan Lukes, a Durham Academy varsity golfer, in third.
One day before entering the Bojangles event, Alfieri shot a 2-under-par 70 in a sectional qualifying tournament at Chapel Ridge to earn a spot in the upcoming N.C. Amateur. Alfieri, a letterman for Carrboro High School, tied for fifth in the qualifier, while David Cho of Chapel Hill High School also qualified by shooting 73 for a piece of 14th place.
The CGA’s the 55th N.C. Amateur Championship will be played June 18-21 at Landfall’s Nicklaus Course in Wilmington.
Summer lacrosse camps in northern Chatham County are filling up
N.C. Cardinals lacrosse has a few spots open for its summer evening camp that will be held 6-7:30 p.m. nightly, July 19-22, at Chatham County’s Northeast Park, located off Big Woods Road south of Chapel Hill. The evening sessions are open to players of all skill levels, from first graders through high school seniors.
The Northwood High School Summer Day Camp, for lacrosse players rising to grades 5-12, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, July 13-16.
A limited number of scholarships are available for new players, part of the N.C. Cardinals’ plans to grow the game of lacrosse in southern Orange and northern Chatham counties.
For more information, see www.nccardinals.org.
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