Water polo players (l. to r.) Julia James, Brooke Regan and Maddie Magrino qualify for YMCA Aquatic Center’s 14-under coed water polo team.
Dr. Phillips High School held its most successful spring National Signing Day in the school’s history. Congratulations to the following student-athletes who signed collegiate scholarships:Mary Campbell, water polo, Indiana University; Ashley Diedrich, volleyball, University of South Carolina Aiken; Mia Emmerson, lacrosse, Lees-McRae College; Andrew Johnson, volleyball, Elmira College; Dylan Jones, baseball, Lake-Sumter Community College; Logan Kruse, track and field, Rice University; Isaac Lane, basketball, Miami Dade College; Jack Orchard, water polo, U.S. Naval Academy; Annais Pena, track and field, University of Tampa; and Jecoliah Pratt, softball, Hampton University.
Olympia High School’s women’s lacrosse team ended its regular season with a record of 11-4. The Titans traveled to Flagler Palm Coast High School, where they earned a 13-8 road victory. The team was led by Emily Headley, who recorded five goals and two assists, and Anna Dzambo, who added four goals and one assist.The girls then hosted undefeated Bartram Trail High School, who they beat 7-6. Headley led the team with two goals and two assists. Daphane Cassidy added three goals, and Lindsey McNamara and Dzambo added one goal each. Goaltender Amanda Waltman recorded six saves.Following defeats to George C. Marshall High School of Virginia and Lake Highland Preparatory School, the Titans closed out the regular season with a 16-4 win over Wekiva High School. Headley scored five goals and four assists, Kristy Garrison added two goals and one assist, Dzambo added three goals, and Shayna Vazquez and McNamara contributed two goals each.
The SouthWest Spartans 11-under travel baseball team places first in its division at the Florida Travel Ball April Fool’s Day Rumble held in Altamonte Springs. Congratulations to (front, l. to r.) Colin Bergeron, Jaxon Bambei, Matt Jacobs, C.J. Cantwell, Mitchell Stockwell, Cole Toegnes, Victor Osuna, (middle, l. to r.) Thomas Furry, Micah Bartig, Arnaud Bergeron, Brendan Riley, Stephen Luttrell, Will Sullivan, Matthew Montalvo, (back, l. to r.) manager Al Osuna, and assistant coaches Paul Williams and Scot Bambei.
The SouthWest Spartans 11-under travel baseball team from Dr. Phillips earned top honors in its division at the Florida Travel Ball April Fool’s Day Rumble held in Altamonte Springs. Congratulations to the players, as well as manager Al Osuna, and assistant coaches Scot Bambei and Paul Williams.
Dr. Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association member Rita Brown (second from right) and her guests, (l. to r.) Cynthia Giamalva, Pat Beattie and Nancy Moss, earn first-place net honors in KPLGA’s annual member/guest tournament.
Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association members held their annual member/guest tournament. Themed “A Day at the Beach,” 72 women from more than 15 golf clubs participated in the event. KPLGA member Cassandra Doty and her guests, Niki Bryan, Myra Murray and Marci Zweifel, earned first-place gross honors; and member Rita Brown and her guests, Pat Beattie, Cynthia Giamalva and Nancy Moss, took first-place net honors.
Orange Tree Ladies Golf Association members (l. to r.) Jeanette Lawrence, Rita Brown, Debbie Austin, Kate Pfeiffle and Cheryl George co-present a $39,253.28 check to Women Playing for T.I.M.E.
Orange Tree Ladies Golf Association members held a tournament to co-benefit M. D. Anderson Cancer Center — Orlando and Women Playing for T.I.M.E. The record-setting event raised almost $40,000, which will assist WPFT’s mission of technology, immediate diagnosis, mammography and education. Since its 1993 inception, WPFT has raised more than $8.6 million for M. D. Anderson.
The Windermere Wildfire 99 fast-pitch softball team places first in its division at the President’s Day Weekend Showcase held at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Celebrating their win are (front, l. to r.) Hannah Cain, Brianne Guldin, Lexie Blair, Marissa Sidwell, (middle, l. to r.) Mandy Plasencia, Maria Pagane, Lauren Mathis, Amanda Fleming, Shannon Crenshaw, Maggie Wheless, (back, l. to r.) manager Wes Mathis, and coaches Tim Guldin and Mark Wheless.
Orange County Parks & Recreation will sponsor the following Epic Family 5K races: June 23 at Chapin Station on the West Orange Trail, located at 501 Crown Point Cross Road in Winter Garden; and July 21 at Apopka Station on the West Orange Trail, located at 111 S. Forest Road in Apopka. All ages may participate, and awards are based on age groups. The cost is $25 per person, and the first 200 people to register receive a T-shirt.
For more information or to register, visit www.orangecountyparks.net on the Web.
Dr. Phillips High School’s varsity baseball team hosted a fundraiser for Dr. Phillips Little League player Jordan Aponte, who is undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer. During DPHS’s home game against Olympia High School, Gator’s Dockside in Dr. Phillips prepared pulled-pork sandwiches, hot dogs and hamburgers, and all proceeds from food sales benefited the Aponte family. Thanks to the generous efforts and donations of DPHS and OHS’s players and fans, as well as Gator’s Dockside, more than $1,400 was raised for the family.
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