Local briefs: NMMI netters seventh

Posted on 08 May 2012 by the Roswell Daily Record

TYLER, Texas — Three NMMI singles players and all three Broncos doubles teams are still alive after the first two days of the NJCAA Women’s National Tennis Championships at Tyler Junior College.

In singles, Adalyn Hazelman, Alyssa Hawkins and Roswell alumnus Samantha Dunn made it to Day 3 of the championships.


Hazelman is in the back draw of Flight 2 after losing her first-round match on Sunday. She will face Seminole State’s Trevine Sellier today at 10 a.m. in the back draw quarterfinals.

Hawkins reached the quarterfinals of the Flight 4 main draw with a pair of wins.

She won 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3) in the first round on Sunday and then won 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Monday. She will meet State College of Florida’s Ann Porry today at 8:30 a.m.

Dunn got to the quarters of the Flight 5 main draw with a pair of victories.

She won 3-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-1 in the first round on Sunday and then won 6-1, 6-0 on Monday. In the quarterfinals, she will face ASA College’s Ketevan Okruashvili today at 9:30 a.m.

Litia Godinet (Flight 1), Valentina Beresiarte (Flight 3) and Jazmine Burt (Flight 6) were each eliminated in their respective flights on Monday after first-round wins on Sunday.

All three Bronco doubles teams won in the first round and will return to action today.

In the first flight, Godinet and Hazelman won 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday and will face State College of Florida’s Mariana Palacios and Laurence Porry today at 1:15 p.m.

In the second flight, Beresiarte and Dunn won 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday and will face ABAC’s Karen Ching and Carli Hester today at 2:45 p.m.

In the third flight, Burt and Hawkins won 6-1, 6-3 on Sunday and will face St. Petersburg’s Lindsay Hodgdon and Shaunte Southern today at 3 p.m.

The Broncos, who were tied for third after Day 1, are tied for seventh in the team standings with 18 points.

Girls golf

Rockets seven off pace

SOCORRO — The Goddard Lady Rockets are in second place and just seven shots off the pace after the first round of the NMAA Class 4A State Golf Championships at the New Mexico Tech Golf Course.

Goddard trails only Deming in the team standings. Albuquerque Academy is third, Kirtland Central is fourth, Santa Fe is fifth and Aztec is fifth.

Emilee Engelhard led the Rockets on Monday with an 87 and is tied for sixth on the individual leaderboard.

Sara Garcia shot 88 and is tied for seventh, Sara Cain carded a 91 and is tied for 11th and Danika Gomillion shot 96 and is tied for 19th. Gabby Baker shot 103 and is 34th.

Belen’s Taylar Jaramillo is the individual leader after an opening-round 76. Deming’s Darian Zachek is second at 79 and Bernalillo’s Shannelle Tafoya is third at 81.

Boys golf

Candeleria shoots 84

SOCORRO — Roswell’s Henry Candeleria fired an opening-round 84 on Monday and is 18th on the individual leaderboard at the NMAA Class 4A State Golf Championships at the New Mexico Tech Golf Course.

Candeleria is the only Chaves County boy to qualify for the state tournament this year.

Albuquerque Academy’s Ben Albin leads the tournament after shooting 75 on Monday. Artesia’s Caleb Morton is second at 76 and Deming’s Julian Alba is third at 77.

Deming leads the team standings with a 312, St. Pius X is second (322) and Artesia is third (336).

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