Chapel Hill: Sports

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CHHS-Carrboro basketball rescheduled for Jan. 28

The basketball games between Chapel Hill and Carrboro High School, postponed last week because of icy weather, have been rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Chapel Hill High School.

The junior varsity boys will play at 4:30 p.m., followed by the varsity girls at 6 p.m. and the varsity boy at 7:30 p.m.

East Chapel Hill swimmers swamp Jordan

East Chapel Hill swimmers extended their perfect record of dual-meet wins over PAC-6 opponents with a sweep Thursday of Jordan. The girls won 204-78, while the boys won 189-94.

Double-winners for East's girls included senior Morgan Smith (200 and 100 freestyle), and sophomores Annie Huang (50 free, 100 breaststroke) and Sophie Perez (500 free, 100 backstroke). Bijan Zakerin (500 free, 100 breast) paced the boys.

Other individual winners for East included: Anne Whitsel (200 individual medley), CeCe Marzinsky (100 butterfly), Daniel Wohl (50 free), Connor Sept (100 free) and Christopher Chao (100 back). Alex Bird led Jordan's scoring with wins in the boys' 200 IM and 100 butterfly.

Highlanders Rugby Club moves back invitational

Due to a scheduling conflict regarding the use of Cedar Falls Park's artificial turf, the Highlander Rugby Club's preseason invitational has been postponed to Feb. 1.

Chapel Hill girls go to No. 4 in basketball poll

After falling 48-44 at Raleigh Ravenscroft, defending state champion Chapel Hill dropped to No. 4 in the latest poll for girls basketball. Chapel Hill (9-2 overall) still received one first-place vote in the poll.

Erwin (14-10) was the new No. 1, followed by Monroe Weddington (14-1), Canton Pisgah (15-0) and Northern Nash (12-0).

Hillside, at No. 3 in the 4A ranks, was the only other area girls team in the poll. Jordan, at No. 10 in 4A, was the lone area boys team ranked.

Registration continues for basketball, spring sports

Carrboro Recreation and Parks will host instructional basketball clinics on ball-handling on Sunday, Jan. 25, for ages 6-8 and 9-10 years old. The fee is $15 per person.

Carrboro also still has registration open for spring baseball for youths (ages 6-12) and teens (13-15), and for girls volleyball (ages 10-13).

Registration is available online or in person, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the rec Department offices.

Additionally, the Rec Department is accepting applications for volunteer coaches for its spring programs.

For more information, call 919-918-7364.