Lakeland lineman gets first college INT
Former Lakeland two-way lineman Justin Kee caught his first collegiate interception Saturday in Winston-Salem State’s 49-3 win over Johnson C. Smith in Charlotte.
Kee, a freshman defensive lineman for WSSU, made the interception and a 7-yard return in the fourth quarter of the rout. Kee, at 6-foot-2 and 320 pounds, has played in four games this season, getting two tackles and a pass deflection.
The Rams are 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the CIAA (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association). Only two opponents, North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central, have stayed within a one-possession margin of the Rams. WSSU hosts St. Augustine’s this Saturday.
Freshman Ben Hunter (Lakeland) is leading the golf team at Newport News Apprentice School through its fall season.
With an even-par 70, Hunter won a one-round event by eight shots early in September at Engineers Country Club in Roslyn Harbor, N.Y.
Hunter placed eighth in a field of 63 golfers at the Hampden-Sydney Invitational two weeks ago. Hunter posted rounds of 80 and 72 at The Manor Golf Club in Farmville.
Hunter’s ranked No. 6 in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. The Builders go to the USCAA National Championships Oct. 11-12 at State College, Pa.
Freshman Mackenzie Westfall (Nansemond-Suffolk) is the primary setter and averaging 26.1 assists per match for Union College (11-9) in Schenectady, N.Y.
Westfall made 19 assists Tuesday in Union’s three-set win over Cazenovia. Westfall totaled 44 assists in a four-set Dutchwoman win as part of a 3-1 Union record in a tournament last weekend in New Jersey. Westfall also leads the team in aces and is averaging 5.3 digs a match.
Lynchburg senior Michelle Boucher (Nansemond-Suffolk) led the Lady Hornet volleyball squad with 11 kills in a five-set win over Washington and Lee and with nine kills in a sweep over Eastern Mennonite within the last week.
Boucher leads Lynchburg (10-7, 4-1 ODAC) averaging 7.6 kills per match.