College notebook: Heritage's May scores 10 for Gamecocks

Jewel May, a 6-1 sophomore at University of South Carolina, tallied 10 points for the Gamecocks during their rally against Ole Miss last Sunday. May hit four baskets, two free-throws and blocked a shot attempt. The former Heritage standout sparked eight rebounds, four offensive and four defensive. May leads the Gamecocks on the backboards averaging 5.8 per game. Despite a late rally from USC, the Gamecocks fell 65-66 against the Rebels.

Burtts scores 16 points as EMCC wins 7th straight

The East Mississippi Community College's Lady Lions' basketball team won their seventh straight game, thanks to help from sophomore Angelique Burtts. The newly recruited Georgia State signee recorded a total of 16 points during the 70-45 sweep over Pearl River.

Salem's Hurt drops seven points on Delaware

Former Salem star Courtney Hurt recorded seven points for Virginia Commonwealth during its 70-63 decision against Delaware on Sunday. She scored on a basket and had five free-throws to cap it off. The freshman, whose expertise lies in rebounds, grabbed eight with two offensive and six defensive.


Yates wins against ACC leader Maryland

Peter Yates, a three-time state wrestling champion and ranked 20th at 149 pounds, dominated Maryland's Dex Lederer as the Hokies defeated the defending ACC champions 22-15 last Sunday.

Yates, who was recently named ACC Wrestler of the Week, had seven takedowns and won by technical fall over Lederer in the second period to seal the win. This win for Virginia Tech moves them to 3-0 in the ACC.


Allen gets three hits, run for GCSU

After transferring to Georgia College and State University from South Georgia College, former Salem standout Kyle Allen proved he's an important asset to his new Bobcat squad last Sunday.

In a doubleheader dropped by GCSU to No. 2 Tampa, Allen scored a run with three hits. He also hit a single and stole two bases.


Chandler strikes out 22 at tournament

Mandy Chandler, a former Eastside standout, got her first shutout of the season in GCSU's season opener in the Early Bird Tournament. In the tournament opener against University of Charleston, the Bobcats easily took the win 8-0. The All-American senior struck out 14 batters and only allowed one hit.

In their second game, against Limestone College, the Bobcats again dominated with a score of 6-2. Chandler pitched the last two innings and struck out four batters.

Against No. 12 Kutztown University, Chandler sent 11 players back to the dugout and only allowed three hits.

Overall, Chandler pitched 14 innings and fanned 22 batters while allowing two runs.