TWO BEAUFORT SQUADS WIN 3V3 TOURNAMENT IN FLORIDA
The Beaufort Crew under-16 and Beaufort Wild Boyz under-12 soccer teams each took first place in their divisions at the 3v3 Super Challenge last weekend in Jacksonville, Fla.
Both Beaufort teams -- the only teams in the tournament from South Carolina -- qualified to attend the Disney 3v3 National Championships in July in Orlando.
Beaufort Crew members: David Seguine, Oscar Tierrablanca, Josh Guiterrez, Hector Garcia-Lopez and Brandon Videtto with coach Ron Videtto, assistant coach Dave Seguine and team manager Karen Videtto.
Beaufort Wild Boyz members: Will Durbin, John Bell, Caleb Diaz, Jack Gambla and Tyler Videtto with coach Ron Videtto, assistant coach Louis Diaz and team manager Karen Videtto.
BC UNITED PLACES 3RD IN 3V3 TOURNAMENT
B.C. United, an under-9 soccer team, took third place recently in the 3v3 By The Sea tournament held on Hilton Head Island. B.C. United, coached by Yoshihisa Tanaka, qualified for the 3v3 World Cup II in Atlanta.
United went 2-0-1 before falling in the semifinals. They rebounded by winning the third-place game, 7-0, over Lexington United Ninjas. The Hilton Head Dominators, who tied their game with B.C. United, finished second in the tournament.
Members of B.C. United were Merritt Patterson, Aki Carter, Thomas Holladay, William Tumlin, Dawson Coleman and Kenny Gonzalez.
JENKINS TWINS PLACE AT WRESTLING TOURNAMENTS
Twin brothers Tramon and Tramone Jenkins, representing the Low Country Devil Dogs wrestling team, produced strong results in a pair of tournaments last month.
Tramon won the championship in the Greco-Roman and freestyle divisions at the 75-pound weight class of the South Carolina state tournament, held May 21 at Dutch Fork High School in Irmo. Tramone placed second in both styles in the 80-pound class.
The two Beaufort Midddle School students then competed in the Southeastern Regional Championships the following weekend in Duluth, Ga. Tramon took first at 75 pounds in Greco-Roman, while Tramone placed fourth. Tramone was 3-0 in the freestyle division before withdrawing because of an injury.
SUN CITY'S NOZICK EARNS TOP STATE AWARD
Sun City resident Melvina Nozick recently was awarded the State Senior Spirit Award after competing in last month's Senior Sports Classic at Francis Marion University in Florence. Nozick, nominated for the award as a representative of Beaufort and Jasper counties, won 13 gold medals and two silver medals during the competition.