Posted: 9:19 am Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
By Stan Awtrey
Calhoun earned the No. 1 spot in the Region 7-AA playoffs and completed a perfect regular season by closing the year with a 5-0 win over Dade County. The Yellow Jackets (16-0, 7-0) are led by Morgan Bird at No. 1 singles and Adrian Lively at No. 2 singles.
Girls tennis: Calhoun wins regular season title
Calhoun finished the season unbeaten in Region 7-AA play and earned the top seed in the postseason. The Yellow Jackets (13-2, 7-0) finished the regular season with a 5-0 win over Dade County. Sam Stewart and Caroline Tarpley play the top two singles spots for Calhoun. … Chapel Hill has won five of its last seven matches. Emily Austin has been a model of consistency for the Panthers. Chapel Hill got a lift from Kelly Chmiel, who moved in from New York and has been playing No. 1 singles.
Boys golf: Benedictine wins Savanannah title
Benedictine’s Kolbe Kennedy won the Savannah City High School Championship at Bacon Park and helped the Cadets win their fifth straight city title. Kennedy shot a 71 to win by four shots over the Savannah Christian duo of James Wohler and Pat Kistler. Kennedy’s brother Brian won the city championship when he played at Benedictine. BC also got a 77 from Stephen Moore and 78s from Charlie Ferrelle and Devin Murphy. Savannah Christian got a 78 from Kyle Wohler and finished second.
Girls golf: Medalist Ruiz paces Savannah Christian
Medalist Gianna Ruiz shot 44 and Victoria Dalton added a 48 to help Savannah Christian win the Savannah City Championship. Nicolette Weaver of Island shot 46 and Lily Payne of St. Vincent’s shot 47. It was the second straight year Savannah Christian has won the city title.