EPIC GYMNAST SIGNS WITH MISSOURI
Epic Charter Schools gymnast Rachel Henderson signed with Missouri on Tuesday night.
Henderson signed with the Tigers after finishing her final two years or coursework in just one year with the online public school.
“We're extremely proud of Rachel,” Epic Charter founder David Chaney said in a release. “She is a fine student and a perfect example of why our school model exists.”
OFC '96 GIRLS TEAM REACHES REGIONAL FINAL
The OFC '96 Girls U-16 soccer team reached the Region III finals in South Carolina earlier this month, falling 9-8 in an extended shootout.
The team won an Oklahoma state championship and finished second in the Regional Premier League to qualify for the Region III tournament.
In the finals against CESA of South Carolina, the match was scoreless after regulation and two 15-minute overtimes. It remained tied after the first five rounds of the shootout, and it took four more rounds in the shootout to settle the match.
Through pool and bracket play, OFC '96 allowed only one goal in six matches.
HOLE-IN-ONE BOOSTS LANGLEY
Shawnee junior-to-be Daniel Langley advanced to the Oklahoma State Amateur on Tuesday, shooting a two-under 69 at Page Belcher in Tulsa.
Langley’s round was boosted by his hole-in-one on No. 15. He birdied holes 14 and 16, jumping him up the leaderboard as the round closed.
Former Grove High School standout Tyler Carson, who played collegiately at Tulsa, won the tournament with a 5-under 66.
A second qualifier was held Wednesday at Lincoln Park West in Oklahoma City.
Five golfers tied for the top spot at 3-under 68.
Among the other qualifiers for the state amateur was recent Edmond North grad Michael Hampton and recent Heritage Hall grad
Trent Mewbourn, who eached finished in a tie for 11th at 1-under 70.
The state amateur, a 64-player match-play event, will be played July 16-18 at Tulsa’s Southern Hills.