Braveheart Lacrosse Club Inc.’s Red Team wins the Orange County championship. The players celebrate their win with coaches Farewell, Junod, Monzadeh and Doremus.
Lil Sluggers, a curriculum-based child development program that introduces the game of baseball to children ages 2 through 5, is enrolling players in its summer sessions, being held July 14 through Aug. 25. There are only six children per class, and players can attend a free trial class. Lil Sluggers offers baseball and soccer camps.For more information, call 407-680-9438 or visit www.lilsluggersorlando.com on the Web.
Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association member Sherry Glisson is the low gross winner of KPLGA’s inaugural Senior Women’s Tournament.
Keene’s Pointe Ladies Golf Association members participated in KPLGA’s inaugural Senior Women’s Tournament. Congratulations to low gross winner Sherry Glisson, low net winner Priscilla Seymour, and nine-hole champion Sherry May. Their names will be engraved on KPLGA’s senior championship plaque.
West Orange High School’s softball team wins its district championship. Congratulations to (front, l. to r.) Alex Paulson, Carleigh Sales, Emily Mackedon, Mary Sloan Bradford, Cassady Brewer, Seanah Ralston, Sabrina Stutsman, (back, l. to r.) coach Bobby Brewer, Michaela Hynes, Christie Clarkson, Kelsey Morrison, Ally Towery, Brook Richardson, Kirstyn Oset, Madison Paulson, Arielle Pollock and coach Todd LaNeave.
West Orange High School’s softball team defeated Apopka High School to win its district championship. The win advanced the team to the regional competition, where the girls defeated Cypress Creek High School before falling to Boone High School in the regional semifinal.
YCF Diving places second overall at the 2012 YMCA National Championships.
YCF Diving placed first in the women’s team championship and second overall at the 2012 YMCA National Championships that was held in Fort Lauderdale. The women’s team was led by 16-year-old Wallace Layland, who swept the girls 16-21 division, winning the 1- and 3-meter springboards and platform events. Other strong performers included Joseph and Jack Dowd, Rileigh Knox, Mya Kraeger and Grace Cable.
Layland also competed in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
Olympia High School’s men’s and women’s track teams win big at the state meet. Celebrating their top finishes are (front, l. to r.) Danielle Swasey, Emily Headley, Kelsey Brandon, Ionna McKenzie, Alyssa Hamel, Emilie Flament, (back, l. to r.) Daniel Dey, Justin Zagra, Kevin Knox, Mitchell Moore and Ismael Goyco.
Every member of Olympia High School’s men’s and women’s track teams earned medals at the state meet, with Daniel Dey and Danielle Swasey each earning two medals. The men’s 4x800 relay team placed fifth overall and broke the school record, with a time of 7 minutes, 55 seconds; and the girl’s 4x800 relay team placed fourth overall, also breaking the school record, with a time of 9 minutes, 30 seconds.
Southwest residents Piper Hood (above) and Bradley Pace participate in the 32nd annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon held in San Francisco.
Piper Hood and Bradley Pace traveled to San Francisco to participate in the 32nd annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. The Southwest residents swam 1.5 miles from Alcatraz Island to the city’s shoreline, biked 18 miles through San Francisco streets and past landmarks, and ran eight miles to Baker Beach. During the run, participants had to complete the 400-step Equinox Sand Ladder and cross under the Golden Gate Bridge. More than 2,000 athletes from more than 43 countries competed in this year’s event.
The 2001 Lady Hawks fastpitch softball team places first in the 10-under division at the National Softball Association Mother’s Day tournament held in Winter Garden. Congratulations to players (front, l. to r.) Tori Phillips, Kaitlynn Rogers, Bailey Battles, Megan Yurchick, Gianna Thompson, (middle, l. to r.) Breanna Cefaliello, Dani Medina, Genesis Lugo, Kati Kelly, Katie Benedict and Madi Wilder, and coaches (back, l. to r.) Melissa Phillips, Dennis Battles and Michele Yurchick.
The 2001 Lady Hawks fastpitch softball team from Ocoee took top honors in the 10-under division at the National Softball Association Mother’s Day tournament held at West Orange Girls Club Softball Complex in Winter Garden. The girls won their elimination games to face the Windermere Wildfire in the final match, which they won 7-5.
Brendan Valdes of Dr. Phillips places fifth overall in the Level 5 division of the 2012 USA Gymnastics Florida State Championships.
Palm Lake Elementary School student Brendan Valdes placed fifth overall in the Level 5 division of the 2012 USA Gymnastics Florida State Championships, earning a spot on Team Florida. The Dr. Phillips resident represented the state at the 2012 Region 8 Championships, where Team Florida earned first-place honors. Brendan, who competed against boys from seven states, placed 10th overall.
The Extreme Swat mixed martial arts team from Winter Garden earned 13 first-place and seven second-place medals in the Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu division at the NewBreed Ultimate Challenge.
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