HARLEM ROCKETS BASKETBALL EXHIBITION NOV. 13 AT HILTON HEAD HIGH
The Harlem Rockets comedy basketball team is scheduled to take on the Hilton Head Dream Team, a squad of notable islanders, in an exhibition Nov. 13 at Hilton Head Island High School.
The game, sponsored by the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association and the Hilton Head All Sports Booster Club, will tip off at 7 p.m.
Among those expected to play for the Hilton Head Dream team are Sheriff P.J. Tanner, Hilton Head town manager Steve Riley, Hilton Head Chamber of Commerce CEO Bill Miles, Heritage director Steve Wilmot, Hilton Head High principal Amanda O'Nan and Hilton Head High athletics director Lew Kent.
Tickets can be purchased at the Island Rec Center or online www.islandreccenter.org. Advance tickets cost $6 for students and $8 for adults, but will be $2 more at the door.
For more information, call Bob Rozek at 681-7273 or 683-7204, or call Mike Manesiotis at 816-5422.
RIPTIDE GO UNDEFEATED, WIN CAROLINA CUP
The Beaufort County United Soccer Club's U-18 boys squad, Riptide, claimed the upper U18 division of the Carolina Cup over the weekend, going 4-0 while not allowing a single goal.
Andrew Settlemire and Christian Faale led the team -- which is comprised of players from Beaufort High, Hilton Head High, Bluffton High and Hilton Head Christian -- with three goals each. Tommy Buskirk and Demetrius Arroyo had two while Ethan Konoza and Ryan Solomon had one. Nick Manos and Mike Ritterbeck shared goalkeeper duties for the Riptide.
BLUFFTON BLAZE TAKE TITLE IN STATESBORO
The Bluffton Blaze 12-and-under baseball team captured the championship at a recent USSSA tournament in Statesboro, Ga.
The Blaze outscored their opponents 24-14 during the tournament, held Sept. 25-26 at the Mill Creek Regional Complex. The tournament field was made up of squads from South Carolina and Georgia.
Team members of the Blaze were Kyle Adkins, Matthew Ball, Tristan Lowe, Connor O'Brien, Grayson Lowe, Reese Irwin, Tanner Soulia, Trenton Daily, Nick Lucchesi, Tad Zamarzly, Jacob Pollard and Copper Morgan.
The team was managed by John Major. Coaches were Ryan Adkins, Kevin Morgan and Bill Ball.