Prep notebook: Astronaut's Young wins collegiate basketball honor

Prep notebook: Astronaut's Young wins collegiate basketball honor

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Prep notebook: Astronaut's Young wins collegiate basketball honor

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Former War Eagles standout basketball player and Titusville native Deaundra Young was named the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 24.

Young, a College of St. Mary sophomore, posted a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds in St. Mary’s 89-72 win against 12th-ranked (NAIA D-I) Benedictine College last week. She also had four blocks.

The 23rd-ranked Flames are 5-2.

Holy Trinity

The Vicky Hurst/Holy Trinity Golf Tournament will be at Suntree Country Club on Saturday. The tournament will have a shotgun start at 8 a.m., and proceeds will benefit Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy’s athletics department.

Prizes and raffles will be available.

Sponsorships and registrations are available at htacademy.org/golf-tournament-reg.

For information, contact the school’s athletics director Lenny Paoletti at 723-8323 ext. 317.

Melbourne Central Catholic

MCC graduate and Mercer University running backs coach Carter Barfield helped lead the Bears to 10 wins this season, setting the NCAA all-time record for victories by a start-up program. It tops Old Dominion’s previous record of 9-2 in 2009.

Also, Mercer’s 8-0 record at home is tied with Auburn for most wins by an NCAA D-I program in the nation.

* The Hustlers are looking for a varsity coach for girls lacrosse.

For information, contact the school’s athletics director Mike Riazzi at 321-727-0793 x 700 or riazzim@melbournecc.org.

Palm Bay

The second annual Pirate Baseball Golf Classic will be Dec. 14 at The Habitat Golf Links in Grant-Valkaria. After check-ins at 7:30 a.m., the event will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

For information, contact Palm Bay High at 321-952-5900.

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