Sports roundup for Oct. 17

October 15, 2013 

he York Comprehensive High School girls’ golf team placed third in Monday’s Region 3-AAA Tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.

YCHS girls’ golf team advances to upper state

The York Comprehensive High School girls’ golf team placed third in Monday’s Region 3-AAA Tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.

South Pointe won the region event with a school record team total of 307. Finishing second was host Lancaster at 331, with the Lady Cougars’ 390 score in third. Fort Mill finished fourth at 393.

All four schools advance to the upper state tournament to be held Monday at Three Pines Golf Club, with Dorman High School serving as host team.

York’s Sarah Smith, an eighth-grader who was the No. 2 individual player in upper state competition last year, was named to the all-region team.

Smith carded an 86 in Monday’s round in Lancaster. Next for the Lady Cougars was Kimball Prosser at 97, Ashley McCarter at 102 and Mallory Prosser at 105.

Clover golfers finish fifth in region

The Clover High School girls’ golf team finished fifth in Monday’s Region 3-AAAA Tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club.

The Lady Blue Eagles finished behind fourth-place Fort Mill with a 415 team score.

Clover’s individual scores included the following: Addison Sanford, 94; Alyssa Campbell, 96; Chelsea Carpenter, 100; Paige Coffey, 125.

The top four teams in region play qualify for upper state competition.

York Little Cougar results, team stats

The York Little Cougars’ 10U team defeated the Rams 28-0 Oct. 13 at the York Comprehensive High School stadium.

The 8U Rams prevailed 46-0, with the 12U Rams besting the Cougars 28-0 in Southland Youth Football League action.

The following Little Cougar team stats were released this week:

• 10U offensive leaders: DaShawn Brown, 182 total yards, three TDs; Frank Thompson, 54 total yards, one TD; Cody Benfield, 3-for-4 passing, 73 yards, one TD pass.

• 10U defensive leaders: Dustin Schuhlein, nine tackles; Damarion Matthews, seven tackles; Scott Lackey, six tackles, one sack.

• 12U defensive leaders: Michael Whitlock, seven tackles; Dustin Schuhlein, six tackles; Jahari Moore, four tackles.

“The kids continue to get better every week,” said Little Cougar coach Shane Benfield.

The teams in the league started practice in the spring, he said, while the Little Cougars started practice the second week of August. “We have made up a lot of ground in a short period of time. Glad to get some wins for the program.”

Clover girls’ tennis shuts out Northwestern

The Clover High School girls’ tennis team improved to 10-2 in Region 3-AAAA play following the Lady Blue Eagles’ 6-0 win over Northwestern.

No. 1 singles player Harriett Hall defeated Northwestern’s Rebecca Gibbons 6-2, 6-4; with No. 2 Corey Brom besting Brooke Harrington 6-2, 6-3; 3.

No. 3 Grace Miller subdued Haley Benfield 6-0, 6-2; 4. No. 4 Holley Rowland prevailed in a marathon match with Callie Plaxco 1-6, 7-5, 10-2; 5.

Rounding out the singles competition, No. 5 Anna Drechsler defeated Bailey Lewis 6-2, 6-1.

In No. 2 doubles, Ali King and Tiffany Mendez ousted Northwestern’s Christa Boney and Faith Case 6-2, 6-1.

Cougar ninth-grade, JV teams prevail

The York Comprehensive High School ninth-grade team defeated Lancaster 31-8, with the Cougar JVs won 48-6.

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