E.A. Sports Today

Monday roundup

White Plains girls eighth after first round at Highland Park; Alexandria’s Turner scholarship winner at Bryant-Jordan Awards 

BIRMINGHAM – Auburn’s Elisabeth Preus shot 67 Monday and Providence Christian shot 221 as a team to hold their respective leads in the Hike The Hills Tournament at Highland Park GC.
Preus leads the medalist race by one shot over Providence Christian’s Lauren Thompson. Calhoun County medalist Hanna Dyar of White Plains is 13thafter posting 80.
Providence Christian has all three of its counters in the top 10 and leads Auburn by 11 going into Tuesday’s final round. White Plains is eighth after posting 260. The Lady Wildcats also got an 87 from Baylie Webb and 93s from Caitlin Lewis and Abby Gaines.
Hike The Hills Invitational
At Highland Park
Team scores: Providence Christian 221, Auburn 232, Northridge 241, Spain Park 248, Enterprise 253, Hoover 256, Muscle Shoals 256, White Plains 260, Oak Mountain 264, Mountain Brook 266, UMS-Wright 267, Hewitt-Trussville 272, Vestavia Hills 275, Homewood 300, Cullman 308,  Alma Bryant 219, Bibb County  332, Clay-Chalkville 383.
Individual Top 15
Elisabeth Preus, Auburn 67
Lauren Thompson, Providence Christian 68
Lauren Gilchrist, UMS-Wright 72
Emilia Smith, Enterprise 73
Allison Howard, Providence Christian 75
x-Robyn Blakey, Leeds 76
Kate MacVicar, Northridge 77
Morgan Jones, Auburn 77
Emma Cox, Providence Christian 78
Marilyn Steed, Spain Park 78
Emily Baker, Hoover 79
Carolina MacVicar, Northridge 79
Hanna Dyar, White Plains 80
Sarah Howell, Oak Mountain 81
Ashley-Sinclaire Curtis, Enterprise 81

Bryant-Jordan scholarships

BIRMINGHAM – Alexandria’s Ethan Turner was the recipient of a $12,000 Alabama A Club Educational & Charitable Foundation Scholarship highlighting the local winners at Monday night’s Bryant-Jordan Student Athlete Awards Banquet.
A total of 104 regional senior honorees were recognized and awarded more than $380,000 in scholarships in the program that honors excellence in athletics and academics as well as achievement for overcoming major obstacles during their high school careers. The program has awarded approximately 3,000 student-athletes more than $10 scholarships since its inception.
Four-sport Marion County standout Braden Pyron, Cleveland track/volleyball athlete Tara Randolph and Huffman basketball player Cameron Humes were selected the overall state winners.
Will McKinney of Cherokee County also received an Alabama A Club Educational & Charitable Foundation Scholarship, and the Lady Warriors’ Destinee Scott received a United Methodist Children’s Home Scholarship.
Here are the local regional winners honored Monday:
Scholar-Athlete Award
Region 6: 
Zana Christjohn, Faith Christian
Region 6: 
Lauren Cole, Glencoe
Region 5: 
Will McKinney, Cherokee County
Region 4: 
Chip Ogles, Central-Clay County

Student Achievement Award
Region 5: 
Corey Mitchell, Woodland
Region 4: 
Miracle McKissic, Randolph County
Region 6: 
Caleb Allison, Weaver
Region 5: 
Destinee Scott, Cherokee County
Region 6: 
Ethan Turner, Alexandria

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