Four Trojans earn All-State tennis honors
TRAVERSE CITY — Four Traverse City Central tennis players were selected to the Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association's Division II All-State team.
Freshman Paige Cooley, who played No. 1 singles, and Leah Potter and Katie Raymond, who played No. 1 doubles, were picked to the team. Kelly Milliken, who played No. 2 singles, was honorable mention
Cooley (29-6) was the first freshman to play No. 1 singles for the Trojans. She was the Big North Conference champion and regional finalist. Milliken (30-5), who received All-State recognition for the third time, was a conference and regional champ.
Potter and Raymond (27-7) were regional finalists.
The Trojans were also awarded Academic All-State honors with a team GPA of 3.6.
Ryan Shay race July 4
CENTRAL LAKE — The Ryan Shay Midsummer Night Run will be held here July 4.
The event, which starts at 7 p.m. at Thurston Park, features a 5-10K, plus a one-mile fun run. The 5-10K finish will be at the Central Lake High School track. The fun run begins at 8:15 p.m. at the track.
The cost is $20, $25 on race day. Proceeds benefit the Ryan Shay Memorial Scholarship Fund. Runners can register at www.ryanshay.org or on race day between 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Thurston Park.
Shay was an 11-time state champion in cross country and track at Central Lake and a nine-time All-American at Notre Dame. An NCAA and USA national champion, Shay collapsed and died of a heart attack during the Olympic Marathon Trials in 2007.
Governor's Cup slated for July 21-22
BOYNE FALLS — The Governor's Cup tennis tournament will be held at the Boyne Mountain Tennis Academy July 21-22.
The Governor's Cup is a USTA sanctioned doubles tournament.
For more information contact the Tennis Academy's Bill Perlmutter at 616-293-7638 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
131s win FJBA tournament
FOWLERVILLE — Traverse City's 13-under travel baseball team, The 131s, went undefeated to win a six team FBJA tournament here last weekend.
The 131s (11-11-1) relied on the pitching of Dawson Rabb, Cam Fewless, Jared Jackson, Brett Hines and Liam Simon.
Hines hit a base-clearing double to seal an 8-5 victory over host Fowlerville in the championship game. Alex Strickland added two doubles, driving in two runs. Shortstop Gabe Callery made an acrobatic catch in short left field with runners on to end the game.
In the semifinal, Jackson surrendered only one hit while picking up the win. Simon earned the save. Jackson helped his cause with two hits and two RBIs, while Garret Porter also collected two hits and two RBIs in the 9-5 victory over Brighton.