Berry Hills wins first women’s club team title
Berry Hills Country Club captured its first West Virginia women's golf club team championship Monday at the Lakeview Resort in Morgantown.
Comprising the winning team were Kathy Chesley, Karen Engel and Julia Stricker, accompanied by golf professional Josh Bower of Scott Depot.
The format used for play was the best two balls out of four for each hole. Team Berry Hills shot 3-over-par 147 to claim the title, with defending champion Parkersburg Country Club finishing as runner-up.
SENIOR GOLF: Huntington's Mike Powers shot the lowest round Monday with a 1-under-par 69 on the par 70, 5,935-yard Berry Hills Country Club course to claim the senior division of the West Virginia Senior Series golf tournament.
Mineral Wells' Jim Mason won the Silver Division for ages 60-69 with a 2-over 73 while Vienna's Richard Chenoweth took the Gold Division (ages 70 and up) with a 1-over 71. (See 2B for results.)
The next Senior Series event will take place May 31 at Clearfork Valley Golf Course in Oceana. For more information on the Senior Series, including complete results and online registration, visit www.wvga.org.
UC BASEBALL: Charleston baseball standout Igor Molina of Coral Springs, Fla., has been named a second-team Daktronics Atlantic All-Region selection.
Molina paced the Golden Eagles in nearly every offensive category, while also finishing as one of the best in the country at getting on base. His .525 on-base percentage currently ranks 14th in NCAA Division II.
MU BASEBALL: Isaac Ballou was named Marshall's student-athlete of the week after hitting .667 during last weekend's three-game series at Tulane.
The junior from Smithville, Va., went 4-for-4, including a two-run double, during Saturday's 10-0 win to close out the regular season. Ballou ripped three hits in Friday's matchup and went 1-for-4 and scored the only run in Thursday's game.
UC WOMEN'S TENNIS: University of Charleston women's tennis coach Shari Reed has added Taylor Todd of Westerville Central (Worthington, Ohio) to a squad that is coming off its fourth consecutive trip to the NCAAs.
Todd is a two-time district finalist as the No. 1 player at Westerville Central and earned team most valuable player honors for three consecutive seasons.
SISSONVILLE CAMP: The seventh Indian Basketball Camp for boys and girls entering grades one through eight is set for June 4-6 at Sissonville High School.
Camp for grades one through three is set for 9 a.m. to noon each day (with a cost of $40) and camp for grades four through eight is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily (with a cost of $65). Campers can register on the morning on June 4. For more information, call coach Rich Skeen at 304-395-4275.
VOLLEYBALL CAMP: The team competition camp has been filled during Marshall's volleyball camps this summer, but the individual camps still have spaces available.
The individual skills/positional camps (for ages 10-18) are scheduled for June 23-24, the high potential/elite camp (ages 14-18) for July 25-26 and the generals skills camp (ages 9-16) for July 25-26. Contact the MU volleyball program at P.O. Box 1360, Huntington, WV 25715.
HOOPS ON HILL CAMPS: George Washington's Hoops on the Hill basketball camp is set for three sessions in June.
The first camp is for boys and girls entering grades six through eight, set for June 4-8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily, with a registration deadline of May 29. The second camp, for boys and girls ages 5 to 8, is 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. from June 11-14, with a deadline to register of June 6. The final camp for those entering grades two through five is June 18-22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with a registration deadline of June 13.
The camp staff will include GW boys coach Rick Greene and his coaching staff. The cost of the first camp is $120, the second $65 and the third $120.
Checks can be made payable to "Hoops on the Hill.'' For information, contact Greene at 304-342-9894 or 304-348-7729.