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  • Harrison Taylor on attending...

    BY HARRISON TAYLOR

    SPECIAL TO THE BEACON

  • Golf tournaments

    BFA TOURNEY JUNE 4

    The fourth annual Brunswick Family Assistance golf tournament begins at 8:30 a.m. June 4 at the Sea Trail Byrd Course. The entry fee, which also coves lunch, is $75 per golfer and the entry deadline is May 15. There will be a $5,000 prize for a hole-in-one.

  • Ocean Ridge Bowling

    The Ocean Ridge Bowling league concluded its 12th season March 31 with the awards banquet at Starz Grill in Shallotte. The league, consisting of 28 four-person teams, honored the team and individual winners. League president Steve Miller announced the following award recipients.

  • Brierwood plays senior golf...

    The annual Brierwood Golf Club Senior/Super Senior Golf Tournament was played April 2 and April 4. The tournament was divided into two flights on the basis of the age of the participants. All players must be at least 55. 

  • Isley wins CPGA Head...

    STAFF REPORT

     

  • Scores, highlights of area golf...

  • Hensley wins golf tourney at...

     STAFF REPORT

    In a high school conference golf tournament April 4 at Rivers Edge, West’s Greg Hensley shot a 5-over par 77 and won by one stroke.

    North’s Mason Roberts was second at 78 and South Brunswick’s Adam Franklin was third with a 79 on the 6,440-yard course. West’s Chris Clendenin was fourth at 80 and North’s Tommy Wroblewski was fifth at 82.

    Other West scorers: Holt Durham 90, Jack Donoghue 92, Keith Hopkins 93.

  • Softball will not be part of...

     Softball will not be included in the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational April 25-27 at West Brunswick High School.

    Whiteville, Wallace-Rose Hill and South Columbus were scheduled to join host West Brunswick in the tourney.

    “Too many teams dropped out,” West Athletics Director John Floyd said Wednesday afternoon. He said Wallace-Rose Hill dropped its program last week.

    He said the West Brunswick softball team may play in an out-of-town tourney during the week of the Beach Diamond Invitational.

  • One throw changes Padgett’s life...

     Last March, in an antiquated shot put field in the shadow of the West Brunswick High School football stadium bleachers, junior Kayla Padgett picked up the nearly 9-pound shot, looked into the distance and threw it for the first time in a track meet. She threw it the only way she knew how—like a softball, the sport she had played as a youngster and in her first two years at West.

  • West Brunswick beats North...

     The West Brunswick High School baseball team beat North Brunswick 11-1 in five innings April 12.

    West took advantage of North errors in scoring six runs in the second inning.

    Dustin Darguzas finished 3-for-3 with a double and one RBI. Timmy Powell and the game-winning RBI. Landon Tilley had two hits and on EBI. Hunter Allen had two hits and tjree RBIs. Hunter Howard drove in a run.

    Tilley was the winning pitcher, giving up two hits. He walked one and struck out two.