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Napolitano all-conference for Wingate
Nick Napolitano is one of seven Wingate University football players on All-South Atlantic Conference teams. Napolitano, a West Brunswick graduate, is second-team all-conference defense.
In his first season as a starter, Napolitano (6-foot-3, 245 pounds) led Wingate with 11.5 tackles for loss (41 yards) and 7.5 quarterback sacks (32 yards). He led the SAC in quarterback sacks.
Napolitano is seventh on the Bulldog list with 49 tackles (25 solo, 24 assists). He had a season-high nine tackles in Wingate’s victory over Tusculum. Napolitano had eight tackles in his first collegiate start against Saint Augustine’s (Sept. 1). He had six tackles each against UNC Pembroke, Newberry and North Greenville.
Napolitano is one of six Wingate football student-athletes who received Capital One Academic All-Super Region 2 team honors last week.
Wingate completed the 2012 season 6-5 overall and 5-2 in the SAC. The Bulldogs tied for second place in the league standings. Wingate led the SAC in passing offense 333.73 yards per game) and total defense (345.09 yards per game).
Liberty wins football title
Liberty scored four rushing touchdowns, including two in the decisive fourth quarter, in a 33-14 win over VMI Saturday afternoon, claiming the program’s fifth Big South football title in the last six seasons. West Brunswick graduate Dylan Bowman is defensive lineman on the team.
UNCP wins wrestling tourney
Five UNC Pembroke wrestlers, including Most Outstanding Wrestler Blaze Shade, each turned in 4-0 runs through their respective brackets to capture individual titles and highlight action for 12th-ranked and tournament champion UNCP at the Central Florida Open on Saturday. West Brunswick graduate Dylan Bernier is a member of the team.
Calabash VFW Dart League
The Calabash VFW Dart League played its weekly match Nov. 6. First: Pat Perryman, Brenda Williams and Mike Walton. Second: Tom McCormack, Craig Sweetman and Joe Williams. Third: Winnie Kosmel, Hugo Kosmel and Tom Kelleher.
Results Nov. 13: Pat Perryman, Brenda Williams and Hugo Kosmel. Second: Tom McCormack, Andy Kocsis and Ken Anderson. Third: Wanda Green, Dennis Major and Tom Kelleher.
Cedric Simmons update
Cedric Simmons did not start had had four rebounds and scored four points in 16 minutes as Enel Brindisi won 97-78 in an Italian professional basketball league game Nov. 18. The team is 4-4 and tied for seventh in the 16-team league.