Around the horn
• Senior Eric Holtzman was named to the 2011 Golden Dozen. Holtzman, an offensive tackle and defensive end for the North Kingstown High School football team, was presented the award by the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame.
• Sophomore Brett Uttley (North Kingstown High School), who plays for the Quinnipiac University men’s soccer team, earned All-Northeast Conference Academic Honor status. He was one of nine Bobcats to represent the team for their efforts in the classroom.
• Ali’s run of the Newport Babe Ruth League improved to 4-1 on the season after a 10-7 win over F.O.P. on May 10. Logan Bradley, Alex Burke and Graham Jamison pitched for Ali’s. Trailing 7-5, Eric Stroud, Ryan Geib and Shane Foley each scored in the sixth inning to help take the lead. Jared Ford, Matt Rafanelli and Drew MacIntyre each contributed on offense while Liam Vetter extended his hitting streak to three games.
• Outfielder Jeff Cammans, a redshirt junior for the University of Rhode Island baseball team, went 2-for-5 with three stolen bases in a 4-1 loss to No. 15 Connecticut on May 16. Cammans began the month with a 5-for-6 performance in a 16-0 win over Temple on May 1, where he scored three runs with an RBI.
• Freshman Andrew Fiorenzano of the University of Rhode Island golf team finished in a tie for 38th place at the Atlantic 10 Championships held on May 1 at Mission Inn Resort in Florida. Fiorenzano carded rounds of 84, 83 and 75, to finish his first conference championship with a total score of 242.
• The North Kingstown High School golf team improved to 11-1 on the season after finishing with a total score of 159 on May 16 at Richmond Country Club. Chariho finished second (170) and Narragansett finished third (184). Ryan Southworth shot a 37, while brother Adam shot a 39 and fellow Jamestowner Owen Heath posted a 40 to lead the Skippers.
• The North Kingstown High School junior varsity softball team won the state title on May 15 with a 10-4 win over Middletown. It is the Skippers second title in five years.
• The Conanicut Yacht Club will hold its sixth annual Roger Chase Memorial Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament on Sunday, June 5, at the tennis facility on Whittier Road.
The tournament is held in the memory of Chase, a long-time islander who taught English at the Melrose Avenue School. Chase spent many summers in Jamestown teaching tennis at the yacht club.
“Each year the Conanicut Yacht Club is please to celebrate Roger’s legacy and to recognize, among many other things, his contributions to improving the tennis program at the club and in the Jamestown community by hosting a fun-oriented tennis tournament that is open to the public,” said Robert Brown, the tournament coordinator.
The tournament is open to the public and is a one-day event. Play is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. and run through the afternoon. The entry deadline is Friday, June 3, and the draw is limited to 16 teams. The fee to participate in the tournament is $50, which includes balls, prizes food and drinks. Proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the Jamestown Medical Fund.
To enter the tournament, send information to Brown at robertk firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, Brown can be contacted at 617-529-0875.
Last week’s scores
May 11: NKHS 13, Coventry 3
May 13: Middletown 11, NKHS 6
May 11: Moses Brown 8, NKHS 7
May 13: La Salle 13, NKHS 7
May 11: NKHS 14, Prout 13
May 14: Barrington 15, NKHS 12
May 12: SKHS 7, NKHS 0
May 14: NKHS 6, Westerly 1
May 13: Hendricken 3, NKHS 0
May 12: NKHS 6, Smithfield 3
May 14: NKHS 6, La Salle 2
May 16: Cumberland 4, NKHS 1