Sports briefs

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Planet Fun bowling
Planet Fun Classic, March 28: Gary Armistead 279, Rick Lachance 278, Jeff Evans 268. Series: Rick Lachance 723, Jeff Evans 696, Aaron Goodrich 664.
Women: Gisella Grissett 212, Paula Micale 190, Gisella Grissett 181. Series: Gisella Grissett 562, Paula Micale 509, Alexis Decker 451.
Brunswick Belles, March 27: Sharon Deutsch 199, Eileen Lenz 170, Judy Galletto 170. Series: Sharon Deutsch 504, Eileen Lenz 456, Gloria Kinghorn 454.
St. James Men, March 27: Mark Zaenglein 256, Bob Harris 247 and 233, Ed Wolf 225. Series: Bob Harris 662, Mark Zaenglein 654, Ted Koenig 614.
Hump Day Fun, March 27: Jason McConnell 246, Glen Gray 233, Joseph Fiore 231. Series: Jason McConnell 619, Brian McCall 605, Scott Broadway 601.
Women: Pat Formyduval 176, Lindi Ivey 170, Jean McVeigh 162. Series: Susan McCall 471, Pat Formyduval 442, Jean McVeigh 428.
Planet Fun Hospitality League, March 25: John Pepe 209, Zach Balson 175, Scottie Melvin 175. Series: Zach Balson 490, Izzy Gonzalez 479, John Hannigan 465.
Women: Kristina Cortes 178, Linda Townsend 168, Nikki Desimone 162.
Series: Kristina Cortes 466, Linda Townsend 442, Nikki Desimone 423.

Jo’Landa White named Player of Week
Jo’Landa White, of Saint Augustine’s University, was selected CIAA softball Player of the Week on April 1. White, a sophomore catcher from Leland, led the Lady Falcons to a 4-0 record with a .500 batting average that included three home runs and eight RBIs. She smacked three home runs in two victories against Livingstone College, including two in one game. White also had 28 putouts with three assists and zero errors in four games as a catcher. She is second in the CIAA in home runs (seven) and tied for fourth in RBIs (24). The previous week, White’s sister, Daja White, was named conference player of the week.

Calabash VFW Dart League
On March 26, Mike Walton, Rich Thomas and Pat Perryman finished first. Hugo Kosmel, Tom Kelleher and R.J. Branham were second. Jay Valkenburg, John Dock and Ken Anderson were second. On April 2, Judy Bledsoe, Dennis Major and Helen McCormack were first. Kelly Vogel, Linda Townsend and Pat Perryman were second. Craig Sweetman, Rich Lelyo and Mike Walton were third.

Cedric Simmons basketball update
Cedric Simmons led Enel Brindisi in scoring (13 points) and in rebounds (12) in a 78-63 loss Sunday in an Italian professional basketball league game. Simmons led the team in minutes played (36) and he blocked four shots. Enel Brindisi is 10-16 and 13th in the 16-team league.

Brandon Rankin football update
Brandon Rankin had four tackles (three unassisted) as the Tri-Cities Fever lost 36-34 Saturday to the Wyoming Cavalry in Casper, Wyo. Rankin, in first season with the Washington-state Fever, had 2.5 tackles for a loss. The Fever has lost three straight games and is 1-4. On Friday the Fever plays host to the two-time defending IFL champion Sioux Falls Storm. The Fever and Storm have played each other in the last two title games, and played twice last year during the regular season. The Storm won all four meetings.