The PrimeTime Players defeated the Palmetto Flight 135-112 at home Saturday to win the Western Conference Championship. The win also avenged a 117-114 loss to Spartenburg two weeks ago.
Primetime All-star guard Chris Moore got hot early, knocking down three straight three-pointers to give his team an early lead. Malaciah Jones took care of the paint, scoring seven early points and causing trouble for the Palmetto big men on the defensive end. PrimeTime took a 34-24 lead into the second quarter and led 72-50 at the break.
Moore had a game-high 38 points and eight assists. Jones had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Donald Rutherford had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Brian Mobley finished with 19 points and five rebounds. Terell Smith had 16 points, Sean Barnette had 12 points, eight assists and six rebounds and Vic Street finished with seven points. James Dillard and Tay Raymon rounded out the PrimeTime scoring with two apiece.
The TRBL Championship will be held at the Banks Street Gym in Fort Mill at 6 p.m. Saturday. PrimeTime will play the winner of the Eastern Conference Championship between the Bull City Legacy and the Cary Invasion. For more information, email c email@example.com or call 803-554-928
Youth sports camps begin July
Victory Sports Camp 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 7-11 at Fort Mill High School. For kids in first to sixth grades. Sports offered are baseball, football, soccer, basketball, cheer and girls volleyball. Camps cost $50. There’s also a program for special needs children ages 6 and older for $35. Register online at victorysportsoutreach.org.
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1 day, 2 aces
Eddie Weldon and Ray Myers both made a hole-in-one June 9 at Fort Mill Golf Club.
Weldon’s ace came on hole 10. He used an 8 iron for the 132-yard drive. It was his ninth ace and was witnessed by Joe Bonds, Russ Craig and Harry Ferguson.
Myers’ hole-in-one was on hole 17. He used an 8 iron for the 134 yard ace. It was his third hole-in-one and was witnessed by Jake Hall, Gene Adkins and Larry Brown.
Boys’ basketball camps offered
The Nation Ford Falcons will offer a boys’ basketball camp 8 a.m.-noon July 7-10.
The Falcon camp is open to boys ages 7 and older. Instruction will be by the Falcons’ staff, and current and former Falcons players, with guest appearances by college players. Campers will divided by age groups and will concentrate on fundamentals and team play.
The cost is $70 and includes a camp T-shirt and awards. For more information, contact head coach Michael Tew at email@example.com or 803-835-0122.
• Tri-County Showcase Camp is July 14-17 at Fort Mill Middle School. The camp includes games and contents. The cost is $100, and registration ends after July 1.
For more information, contact coach Frank Dickerson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803-548-8345.
Registration ends Aug. 9 for Tega Cay fall sports
Registration for Tega Cay Parks and Recreation fall sports is underway and ends Aug. 9. Youth sports offered are baseball (ages 3-13), cheerleading (6-12), flag football (5-8), tackle football (7-12), soccer (3-14) and softball (7-12).
Adult sports offered are coed kickball, and men’s and women’s softball (21 and older).
For more information contact Joey Blethen at 803-548-3787 or email@example.com.
Fort Mill Mudders invites members
Fort Mill resident Rod Imhoff has formed the Fort Mill Mudders club to give local athletes an opportunity to meet new challenges.
“Mud” refers to a variety of obstacle races.
“The mud competitions are about challenging yourself regardless of your fitness or experience background,” Imhoff said. “They are designed to be challenging at multiple levels. Mud challenges are a combination of distance and obstacles that will challenge both runners and strength athletes.”
The Fort Mill Mudders club is designed for anyone who has completed or is considering a mud run.
“Training together, we will push each other to achieve individual and club goals by sharing opportunities, locations for training, and tips on obstacles,” Imhoff said. Details: FortMillMudders.com.
Carolina Dragons to build local rugby program
The Dragons, a local rugby team that featured many players from Fort Mill and went 14-0 last season, has a dedicated facility on Clanton Road at Interstate 77 in Charlotte.
Eight of the Dragons are Nation Ford High graduates and are now playing at Clemson. They can be followed at Clemsonrugby.com.
The team is looking to build the program, including a squad for girls and women. Find the team on Facebook by searching for Carolina Dragons at Fort Mill or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Future Falcons can fly with players
The Nation Ford High Future Falcons program is for children ages 6-13. Participants will have the opportunity to run through the tunnel with the team before a varsity home game, play flag football on the field during a practice and eat ice cream with the team.
Members will be assigned a senior football player as their host to show them around the field, the locker room and answer questions, etc.
Membership is $50; proceeds go to the Nation Ford football program. Details: Michelle Kuhn, KuhnM@fort-mill.k12.sc.us or ymca.org.
Registration open for lacrosse club
The Fort Mill Lacrosse Club offers teams for boys ages 15 and younger and girls in second to eighth grade.
Registration and additional information is available at fmlacrosse.com.
Indian Land High boosters seek help
The Indian Land High School Athletic Booster Club is selling program advertisements, corporate signs, memberships and season passes. All forms can be downloaded at ilhs.lancasterscschools.org. Details: coach Michael Mayer, 803-548-9452 or email email@example.com.
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