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Today's Sports

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  • Lady Trojans beat South Columbus...

     SHALLOTTE—Leilani Emile blasted a stinger to left field to end a three-hour, 11-inning softball marathon and give West Brunswick a 2-1 win over South Columbus on Thursday night, March 13.

    “She put it down the third-base line,” West softball coach Joe Noble said. “It was a great hit.”

    A shivering crowd, huddled under blankets in the bleachers, erupted in cheers. Temperatures were in the 30s, and a wicked wind made it even colder.

  • Graves wins Crow Creek Match...

     By Ray Schatz

    Special to The Beacon

    After 30 great matches over 40 days, the Crow Creek Men’s Golf Association played the final match of its third annual Match Play Championship on March 9 between Carl Graves (the Wisconsin Badger) and Ralph Eckley (the Virginia Tech Hokie). To reach this stage of the tournament, Graves and Eckley had to win their first four matches in this 32-player, single-elimination event.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

     Beachcombers

    The Beachcombers played a two-nets tournament Friday, March 14, at Panther’s Run. The winners with a score of 123 (-21) were Ed Redman, Sid Silver, Tom Culverwell and Ed Nocella. Second were Hal Riebesehl, Scott McBean and Dan O'Connell at 129 (-15). Low score: McBean, 88. Net: McBean, 68, and Redman, 67. Ed Redman is golfer of the week.

     

    Brierwood WGA

  • International golf coming here

     Golf in our area is going international.    

    The Sea Trail Golf Resort was recently purchased by the Chinese and they are investing heavily into regenerating and restoring the complex. They hope to attract players from China, who will then come for vacations and perhaps later buy real estate.   

    Now, the Myrtle Beach World Amateur has scheduled an annual golf contest between China and the U.S.

  • Game Fish Bill 983
  • McCumbee second in Sebring race

     Chad McCumbee and Steve McAleer finished second Friday, March 14, in the inaugural Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway.

    The finish was the best yet for McCumbee, a 29-year-old Supply native in his third year in the series.

    McCumbee and McAleer drove a Mazda MX-5 for C.J. Wilson Racing in the Street Tuner class. Randy Pobst and Andrew Carbonell finished first, also in a Mazda MX-5.

  • Trojans second in golf tourney

     West Brunswick High School finished second in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference boys’ golf match March 12 at Rivers Edge.

    Laney finished with a team score of 334, five strokes fewer than West, playing on its home course. South Brunswick was third (371) in the seven-team event.

    Laney’s Sam Young was the medalist, shooting a 6-over-par 78 on the 6,100-yard course.

    West’s Landon Patterson was second (79) and Drew Boyer tied for third (80).

    West’s other top-four scorers were Zack Flaccavento (88) and Cole Snyder (92).

  • BCC’s Jones, Loman Players of...

     The Brunswick Community College men’s basketball team has swept National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Region 10 postseason honors.

    Walter Shaw, who coached the Dolphins to the regular-season championship and an overall record of 20-12, is the Region 10 Coach of the Year. This is Shaw’s 10th 20-victory season in 14 years.

    Montez Loman, a 6-foot-6 sophomore forward, is the Region 10 Defensive Player of the Year.

    Cam Jones, a 6-foot-4 sophomore guard, is the Region 10 Player of the Year.

  • BCC rallies in ninth to beat SCC...

     Pinch hitter Timothy Brown’s two-run double to center field drove in the winning runs in the bottom of the ninth inning as Brunswick Community College beat Southeastern Community College 11-10 Sunday, March 9, at Founders Field.