Myers Park field hockey hosted Play4theCure event
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Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Myers Park field hockey hosted Play4theCure event

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    - COURTESY OF NANCY FALLS
    The Myers Park field hockey team hosted a Play4theCure event earlier this month.
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    George Lainis - COURTESY OF ELLEN KAZURA
    Charlote Latin goalkeeper Nick Gardner was named All-CISAA.
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    - COURTESY OF BILL DEISS
    East Mecklenburg tennis player Charlotte Deiss was named the Southwestern 4A conference player of the year.

The Myers Park field hockey team hosted a Play4theCure event during its junior varsity and varsity games against Pfafftown Reagan Oct. 16 at E.B. Moore field.

The event raised $247.25 dollars for breast cancer research through the National Foundation for Cancer Research.

Myers Park players wore pink shoelaces and wristbands to show support for cancer research. There also were pink concessions and baked goods for sale.

“What better way to celebrate field hockey than by raising money to support cancer research,” head coach Erica Adcock said in a release. “Not only is it fun to wear pink and eat pink baked goods, but it’s a great feeling for our team to do some good at the same time.”

Myers Park varsity won the game 6-0.

All-conference soccer

Sixteen players were recently named to the Charlotte Independent Schools Athletic Association all-conference boys’ soccer team.

Charlotte Country Day led the conference with five selections: senior midfielder Will Kendall, junior midfielder Ben Locke, junior defender Axel Rydberg, senior midfielder Jack Siman and senior forward Bradford Weir.

Charlotte Latin and Providence Day each had three players named to the team.

Charlotte Latin’s selections are senior goalkeeper Nick Gardner, senior midfielder Parks Robinson and senior defender Mark Taylor.

Providence Day’s selections are junior defender Jack Coover, senior midfielder Tanner Love and senior defender James Pierpoint.

Charlotte Christian senior goalkeeper Connor Botes and junior defender Bailey Lewis also made the team.

All-conference tennis

East Mecklenburg’s Charlotte Deiss is the Southwestern 4A girls’ tennis player of the year.

Two of her Eagle teammates were also named All-SW4A: Annamarie Nguyen and Allison Semands.

The other all-conference players are: Myers Park’s Maddie Weber, Katie Soden and Gaby Soden, Independence’s Ali Kinard and Dawn Moye, Rocky River’s Jasmine Orr, Butler’s Gillian Tate and Porter Ridge’s Lillian Dillard and Ashley Broadway.

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