2019/03/11

DeafDigest Sports – March 11, 2019

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— Team of the Year announcement

— all-star game

— Gallaudet baseball & softball & track

— baseball updates

— random deafsports thoughts

— college deaf athlete

— elite deaf athlete

deaf schools won/lost records (as of 3/11/19)
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DeafDigest Sports Team of the Year announcement

coming up in due time –
Small Schools boys’ Team of the Year

Lexington and New Mexico have games coming up
this week

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Basketball Team of the Year honors already announced

Big Schools Boys – Maryland School for the Deaf
Big Schools Girls – Texas School for the Deaf

Small Schools Girls – Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

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Gallaudet baseball

Gallaudet splits doubleheader with Wilson

WASHINGTON – Gallaudet University extended its win streak to three games
on Sunday with a 6-3 win over Wilson College in the first game of a
non-conference doubleheader at Hoy Field. The Bison (5-7) then lost to the
Phoenix, 9-2

Game 1: Gallaudet 6, Wilson 3
GU got on the scoreboard first with a run in the bottom of the second and
broke open the game with five runs in the fifth as they took a 6-0 lead
into the seventh inning. Wilson scored three runs on a Dylan Procopio
double to cut Gallaudet’s lead in half.

Sophomore pitcher Austin Sliva-Wynne (Richmond, Texas) picked up the
complete-game win as he struck out a career best 11 batters.

Game 2: Wilson 9, Gallaudet 2
Wilson scored three times in the first inning to start the second game
before Gallaudet responded with a run in the bottom half.

The Phoenix went on to score six unanswered runs before the Bison added
one run in the bottom of the seventh. Senior Ryan Gilbert (Mount Dora,
Fla.) singled home sophomore Frank Diaz (Far Rockaway, N.Y.) in the last
inning.

Diaz (0-1) started on the mound and took the loss as he allowed five runs
(four earned) on six hits and six walks

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Gallaudet softball

Zacarias hits walk-off against Gators in non-conference split

WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University softball team split a non-conference
doubleheader here Sunday against Notre Dame of Maryland University at the
GU Softball Complex.

Notre Dame (Md.) won its first game of the season with a 13-6 win over
Gallaudet in the first game. The Bison (3-3) rebounded with a 5-4 win in
the second game over the Gators (1-1).

Game 1: Notre Dame (Md.) 13, Gallaudet 6
Gallaudet started to erase the five-run deficit as it scored twice in the
bottom of the first and third innings as the lead stood at 5-4 going into
the fourth.

Both teams scored twice in the fourth before the Gators scored a run in
the fifth and five runs in the sixth.

The Bison scored six times on four hits and eight errors by the Gators.

Game 2: Gallaudet 5, Notre Dame (Md.) 4
In the second game, Gallaudet rebounded with a strong start as it scored
three times in the bottom of the first inning to take an early 3-0 lead.

Sophomore shortstop Hannah Neild (Litchfield, N.H.) had a two-run triple
in the first.

GU tacked on a fourth run in the sixth before the visiting Gators scored
four times in the top of the seventh to tie the game.

Senior pitcher Jacklyn Zacarias (Montebello, Calif.) ended the game in the
bottom of the seventh with a triple to plate freshman Kendall Hudson
(Blissfield, Mich.).

Zacarias (2-1) picked up the win as she allowed four runs on seven hits,
walked five and struck out a season best eight batters.

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Gallaudet women’s track

Bison conclude second day of Seahawk Invitational, Wetzel ties school record set in 1978

ILMINGTON, N.C. -The 2019 Wendy’s Seahawk Track & Field Invitational,
hosted by UNC Wilmington (UNCW), wrapped up here Saturday as 14 schools
competed at the newly-renovated Harold Greene Track & Field Complex. No
team scores were kept.

Freshman Hannah Wetzel (Fremont, Calif.) tied a Gallaudet women’s track
and field record that has stood for over 40 years. Wetzel cleared 1.55
meters to pull even with Stephanie Hamilton, who set her mark on April 12,
1978. Wetzel finished third overall at the Seahawk Invitational in the
high jump. Senior Sabina Shysh (Tucson, Ariz.) was sixth with a top leap
of 1.40 meters.

Sophomore Sabrina Hernandez (Ashland, Va.) placed seventh in the javelin
with a top toss of 27.01 meters.

Junior Anyia Brown (Wilmington, Del.) was GU’s top sprinter in the
200-meter dash as she finished in 30.21 seconds in 26th place.

Freshman Sierra Pratt (Katy, Texas) was the only women’s participant to
finish the 3,000-meter steeplechase as she clocked in at 12:51.22.

GU’s 4×100 meter relay team was seventh overall with a time of 56.04
second

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Gallaudet men’s track

Gregory sets 200-meter dash record at Seahawk Invitational

WILMINGTON, N.C. -The 2019 Wendy’s Seahawk Track & Field Invitational,
hosted by UNC Wilmington (UNCW), wrapped up here Saturday as 14 schools
competed at the newly-renovated Harold Greene Track & Field Complex. No
team scores were kept.

Freshman Eric Gregory (Metairie, La.) broke the school record in the
200-meter dash as he sprinted through the finish line with a time of 21.95
seconds. The old mark of 22.00 was held by senior Toraneau Varice (Pompano
Beach, Fla.) set in 2017 and Rohan Smith set in 1988. Gregory placed fifth
overall while Varice was eighth with a time of 22.28.

Gregory and Varice finished sixth and eighth, respectively, in the
100-meter dash final with times of 11.03 and 11.13.

Gregory was the top Bison in the 400-meter run (51.36) as he placed 12th
and senior Montray Roberts (Dallas, Texas) was 23rd (54.59).

Senior Michael Haynes (Edwardsville, Ill.) improved his performance in the
110-meter hurdles on Saturday as he finished sixth in the finals with a
time of 15.54 seconds after placing seventh in the preliminaries on
Friday.

Gallaudet’s 4×100 meter relay team placed sixth with a time of 43.19
seconds. The team consisted of Roberts, Gregory, freshman Omar Harvey
(Newark, N.J.) and Varice.

In the field events, senior Jamal Garner (Jacksonville, Ill.) was third in
the shot put with a top toss of 12.77 meters. Junior JaQuan Thomas
(Savannah, Ga.) was sixth (10.95 meters) and sophomore Juan Cornejo
(Hamburg, N.J.) was ninth (10.58 meters).

Garner was seventh in the discus with a toss of 36.44 meters followed by
Thomas in 11th (33.29 meters) and Cornejo in 15th (32.60 meters).

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Georgia basketball

Basketball news from Georgia(GSD)

We are proud to announce that Zariah Clay and DeMarco Brown have made the
Northwest Georgia Tip-Off Club’s All-Star Teams and will play in the
All-Star game this Thursday March 14, 2019.

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Lexington boys’ basketball

clarification on date of next game (semi finals)

Lexington Boys will be playing against Summit Nyack
for semi final on this Tuesday, the 12th.

If we win, then we will be playing championship game
on this Friday, the 15th.

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New Mexico boys’ basketball

part of newspaper story

Class 1A

No. 7 New Mexico School for the Deaf 69, No. 10 Vaughn 58

The Roadrunners advanced out of the first round for the first time in
school history by beating the Eagles in Larson Gymnasium.

NMSD (22-5) takes on No. 2 Fort Sumner in a 1A quarterfinal Wednesday in
Joseph Kloeppel Gymnasium at Bernalillo High School.

Deven Thompson had 27 points and

14 rebounds to lead NMSD, while Luis Villalobos and Bruce Brewer Jr. each
had 16. Brewers also dished out eight assists.

semi finals on March 14th

championship game on March 16th

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Texas baseball

Game 1: Won 7-3 over San Marcos Panthers. (Team Record: 2 – 3)
Game 2: Lost 2-7 to St. Paul. (Team Record: 2 – 4)
Game 3: Lost 0-12 to New Braunfels Christian. (Team Record: 2 – 5)

Season Record: 2-5

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college deaf athlete

Bailie Brown, who is deaf, has signed to run cross
country and track for Purdue-Fort Wayne, a NCAA-I program

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elite deaf athlete

Miha Zupan, at the age of 35, is still playing basktball
proessionally – for the Naft Abadan, a team in the
Iranian Super League. In an interview he knows his days
are limited and is currently looking for other endeavors.

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random deafsports thoughts

Who is currently the world’s best deaf basketball player?

High level pro Miha Zupah

or

Lower level pro Michael Lizzarraga

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