Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Last week's top high school performers

Top Performers

Mitch Brown, Providence Day tennis: Playing Nos. 4 and 6 singles and No. 2 doubles (with Mac Lothrop), Brown sparked doubles wins against Charlotte Catholic, Raleigh Ravenscroft and Durham Academy. In singles, he had clinching point against Catholic. Today, Brown and the Chargers will face rival Charlotte Country Day in what could be a state final preview.

Sam Carpenter, Forest City Chase softball: 5-for-5 against Morganton Freedom last week. Junior also had three stolen bases.

Varonica Johnson, Providence Day girls' track: At the Blue Ridge Classic, won the 100 meters (12.03 seconds) and broke meet record in 200 (25.09). Named girls' meet most valuable player.

Syke Klink, South Mecklenburg girls' lacrosse: Led team to first win against Southwestern 4A rival Butler. In 10-9 win, Klink had five goals, two assists and three caused turnovers.

Caitlin Kurtz, Marvin Ridge softball: Senior pitcher got her 700th strikeout last week. Madison Arroyo, a sophomore, leads the team with six triples. The Mavericks are 9-2 and 2-0 in Southern Carolina 3A play.

Paige McConolgue, Albemarle girls' soccer: Six goals and two assists in two games last week.

Jena Ready, Charlotte Catholic girls' lacrosse: Two goals and two assists in win against Cuthbertson and six goals and an assists in 17-14 loss to Morrisville Green Hope.

Mitch Schneider, Ardrey Kell golf: 37.86 nine-hole average for three-year starter. Led team to wins against South Mecklenburg and Myers Park (first time the Knights have pulled of that double).

Cinderella Yang, Maiden girls' soccer: Helped team to 8-4-1 record. Senior forward had five goals and three assists in two wins last week. She has 16 goals and seven assists this season. Maiden has more wins than any boys' or girls' team in school history. Three freshmen start: Katie Foster (stopper), Rachel Pritchard (midfield) and Rachel Goodat (midfield).

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