|Sports Briefs |
|Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012 7:00 pm |
OC scores enough
to beat Bulldogs
Obion Central claimed a 3-2 victory over Milan in prep soccer action Thursday.
The Rebels (5-2-1) got a pair of first-half goals from Eric Torres and the ultimate difference-maker in the second half from Victor Guerrero.
Both Erick Morales and Torres had assists in the game.
Samuel Smith had three saves in goal for OC.
Central is scheduled to play at South Fulton tonight.
OC Little League
The Obion County Little League needs umpires for its little league and minor league divisions.
Umpires will work four nights a week.
For more information, call Jeff Decker at 335-0987.
Red Devils scoreless
in loss to Cavaliers
Crockett County blanked South Fulton 6-0 Thursday in high school soccer play.
The Red Devils (2-5-2) trailed 3-0 at halftime.
SF hosts Obion Central tonight at 6.
The team of Wanda Brown, Cyndy Terrett and Carole Lattus combined to shoot 3-under par and win the weekly Hickman Country Club Ladies League outing on Thursday.
The combination of Dino Nerren, Cathy Hall and Donna Dunn, along with a foursome that included Evelyn Whitten, JoLynn Gibson, Anne Kincade and DeeAnna Garrigan both shot 1-under to tie for second place.
Nerren was the closest-to-the-pin on hole No. 8 with a shot of 14-feet, 6-inches.
Twenty-two ladies participated in the scramble.
The ladies play every Thursday evening at 5:30. Those interested in playing are encouraged to call (270) 236-9128.
Top hoops recruit
officially a Wildcat
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has announced the Wildcats have received Nerlens Noel’s letter of intent, adding the highly touted 6-10 center as the centerpiece of an expected fourth straight No. 1 recruiting class under coach John Calipari.
Noel averaged 12.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.9 blocks per game as a senior for the Tilton School.
in New Hampshire. Noel is rated the top high school player in the class by two major scouting services.
Noel joins Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress and Willie Cauley as part of Kentucky’s new class. The signing period ends May 16.
Calipari says Nerlens is an unfinished product like freshman Anthony Davis. Davis led Kentucky to a national title and picked up every major player of the year award before declaring for the draft on Tuesday.
Published in The Messenger 4.20.12