Sports briefs

Bulldog swims way to scholarship

Former Jay M. Robinson swimmer Rene Brown accepted a full athletic scholarship to swim at Saint Francis (N.Y.) beginning this fall. Brown, who was the captain of the boys' swim team last year and was named to the All-Cabarrus News swimming team, holds four Bulldog school records.

Concord golfer excels at U16 AAU championships

Marshall Ritchie Jr. placed fourth in the boys U16 division at the 2010 AAU National Golf Championship for Juniors at Ballantyne Resort in Charlotte July 26-28. Ritchie shot a 77 the first day before shooting a 78 on the second. He went on to shoot a par 71 on the final day to tie for lowest round hit for his age group during the tournament.