Big scoring Lady Saints roar past Cape Henry

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 2, 2002

Britney Bishop, Ashley Winslow, and Ashley Hill all scored in doubled figures as the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy girls basketball team won its sixth in a row on Tuesday night, defeating visiting Cape Henry 56-40. The Lady Saints (10-4, 2-0), who have a home record of 5-0, will head to Norfolk Collegiate on Friday night.

Hunt takes 14-17 division at local golf tournament

Nansemond River High School student Greg Hunt took first place in the boys ages 14-17 division at the Southeastern Junior Golf Championships at the Suffolk Golf Course last weekend, finishing with a score of 143. Elenor Apelu took the girls 12-17 group with a score of 153. Ben Hunter (160) won the boys 11-13, and Trey Valentine (80) won the 10-and-under.

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‘Canned Food Tournament’ set Nov. 23

The East Suffolk Federated Civil League will be holding its 18th annual &uot;Canned Food Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament&uot; Nov. 23-27 at Booker T. Washington Recreation Center. Eight teams of ages 9-12, 13-17, and 18-and-above will be allowed. Teams may have a maximum of 12 players. All team deposits or registration fees must be paid by Nov. 9.

All team members are required to bring a canned food to each game. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Suffolk Rescue Squad and all food will go to non-profit organizations. For more information, contact Johnnie Edwards at 539-6069, David Baker at 539-9407 or William Goodman at 539-0726.

AAU Basketball tryouts held twice a week

Open tryouts for AAU Basketball are being held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in Oakland Elementary School. The schedule is as follows: Boys 12 and 13 years old on Mondays, and girls 11, 12, 13, and 14 on Thurs-days. For more information contact Chris Joyner, Suffolk Blazer director, at 925-0654 or Roland Wilson, asst. director, at 539-1279.

AAU boys team looking for players

The Suffolk Boo Williams AAU Basketball league is currently looking for 10-and-under boys. A shoot-around will be held at Mack Benn Elementary School on Saturday, Sept. 28. For more information, contact Robert Moore at 538-1929.