Originally created 07/21/02

Georgia games notes



TODAY'S STARS

  • Mel Shuman won the Elite Division of the disc golf competition with a 106.
  • Derek Wojcik won three gold medals in Judo. He placed first in Bantam Heavy, Bantam Super Heavy and Senior Advanced Heavyweight divisions.
  • In shooting, Dallas Smith won two gold medals. He took the Smallbore Kneeling and Standing Class O Division and Smallbore Prone Class O Division.
  • In fencing, Bruce Vail secured two gold medals. He bested all comers in the Mixed Open Epee and U-20 Mixed Epee divisions. Darrell Fields won the Mixed Open Sabre and Open Final Sabre divisions and Audrey Borroso took the Women's Sabre and Women's U-20 Sabre.
  • SwimAtlanta won the youth swimming team gold medal with a final score of 4266.5.
  • Augusta's Coleman and Associates scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to top the Flipsticks, of Statesboro, 21-20, en route to the Coed Softball Championship at Diamond Lakes Park.
  • TODAY'S EVENTS:

    BADMINTON: Augusta State University (10 a.m.)

    YOUTH BASEBALL: Diamond Lakes, Eisenhower, Fleming Community Center (noon)

    GIRLS BASKETBALL: May Park, Garrett Gymnasium, W T Johnson, Murphy Middle School, Glenn Hills Middle School, McDuffie Woods, Bernie Woods Community Center (9 a.m.)

    FENCING: Warren Road Community Center (8:30 a.m.)

    MOUNTAIN BIKING: Augusta Canal (9 a.m.)

    SHOOTING: Pinetucky Gun Club (9 a.m.)

    MASTERS SWIMMING: Agusta Aquatics Center (9 a.m.)

    TABLE TENNIS: Augusta State University (9 a.m.)

    TENNIS: Newman Tennis Center

    MASTERS TRACK AND FIELD: Cross Creek High School (8 a.m.)

    TRIATHLON: Wildwood Park (8 a.m.)

    ULTIMATE FRISBEE: Patriots Park (11 a.m.)

    ATHLETE OF THE DAY

    NAME: Deirdre Shaw

    AGE: 29

    HOMETOWN: Augusta

    SPORT: Ultimate Frisbee (coed)

    TEAM: Augusta Soul Patrol

    RESULTS: Augusta defeated the Savannah Ultimate Disc Society (SUDS), 7-1, and edged the Georgia Southern Sol, 7-6, on Saturday.

    QUOTABLE: On what she enjoys about Ultimate Frisbee: "It's a laid-back sport, and there's no officials. It's all run on good spirit. Women can make all the difference in coed competition." The Augusta team practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Augusta Soccer Park.

    WEATHER

    Partly cloudy, 30% chance of rain

    High: 93. Low: 72.