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2/8/2018 3:26:00 PM
Northern Sports Notes
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by Marc Pruitt

Athletes set for state title tilts on the track, in the pool

The NCHSAA 3-A state championships in indoor track and swimming and diving will take place this weekend, and Northern Guilford will be well represented at both events.

The 3-A swim meet will be held Thursday, Feb. 8, at Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.

Preston Forst, Kyndall Beane, Abby Schoppa and Caroline Daly have each qualified for two individual events. Forst will compete in the 200 freestyle and the 100 backstroke. Beane qualified in the 200 and 500-yard freestyle. Schoppa will swim the 200 individual medley and the 100 breast, and Daly will compete in the 50 and 100 freestyle events.

Other qualifiers for the Nighthawks include: Abby Schoppa (200 IM), Ben Snider (50 free), Gareth Williams, Bradley Gentry (1-meter diving), Bryan Hill (100 free), Rebecca Glebus, Madelaine Rountree (100 back), Hannah Koh, Olivia Bene (100 breast), and Jeremy Lalumondier (100 breast).

The NCHSAA 3-A indoor state track and field championships will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem.

The following individuals have qualified: Alyson Davis (55 meters, 300), Amaya English (55 hurdles, 300), Emma Fredericks (1000, 1600), Katie Howell (1600, 3200), Jessica Hardiman (1600, 3200), David Melville (1600, 3200), Owen States (1000, 1600, 3200), Benny Melville (1600), Katie Howell (3200), Emma Hardiman (3200), and Jack Dingman (3200).

Cunane, Robakiewicz, Pack named to Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters

Elissa Cunane, Kassie Robakiewicz, and Andy Pack were recently selected to participate in the Carolinas Classic All-Star game that will be played on Saturday, March 24, at Hoggard High School in Wilmington.

The game will feature the top senior players in both North Carolina and South Carolina.

Cunane, who helped lead the Nighthawks to the NCHSAA 3-A state championship last season, has signed with N.C. State.

Kim Furlough will coach the girls' team in the game.

Pack, who earlier this year became the all-time leading scorer for the boys' program, has signed with Elon.

Football players make college commitments

Three members of the Nighthawks' football team recently made their college commitments.

C.J. Foxx, who was voted the team's Most Valuable Player at its recent banquet, will attend UNC Pembroke. Foxx led the team with 70 solo tackles and assisted on 90 more, averaging 13.3 per game.

Adam Lovelace, a 6-3, 220-pound offensive lineman, committed to Hampden Sydney.

Chris Foster, a 5-8, 160-pound cornerback and running back, committed to Wingate.

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