Pickens Rec. Report
Punt, Pass and Kick competition draws UpState crowd
On Sunday, the Recreation Dept. hosted a sectional NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition @ Volunteer Field.
Fifty participants from all over the Upstate competed in the competition for a chance at advancing to the regional competition held at a Carolina Panthers home game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.
Winners were as follows: 6&7 girls 1st – Morgan Wright/Marietta, 2nd-Amya Brown/Greenville; 6&7 boys 1st- Haden Hartin/Greenville, 2nd-Christian Hughey/Union, 3rd-Javion Hill/Greenville; 8&9 girls 1st –Marnie Baxter/Spartanburg, 2nd-Elizabeth Wenz/Travelers Rest, 3rd-Alexis Griffin/Marietta; 8&9 boys 1st-Deacon Cox/Spartanburg, 2nd-Hunter Covington/Marietta, 3rd-Simmie Maeshack/Travelers Rest; 10&11 girls 1st-Ally Niles/Easley, 2nd-Katie Nix/Marietta, 3rd-Maddie Gagne/Simpsonville; 10&11 boys 1st-Cason Whitmire/Greenville, 2nd-Kingston Cochran/Pickens, 3rd-Harrison Crawford; 12&13 girls 1st-Alexis Holliday/Pickens, 2nd-Kaitlyn Meade/Greenville, 3rd-Dianne Parker/Marietta; 12&13 boys 1st-Jack Whitmire/Greenville, 2nd-Collin Fowler/Taylors, 3rd-Griffin O’Shields/Pickens; 14&15 girls 1st-Savannah Watson/Spartanburg; 14&15 boys 1st-Tre Williams/Drayton (Spartanburg), 2nd-Gray Wyatt/Taylors, 3rd-Calen Benvenuti/Union.
Palmetto Tournament update: Our 7&8 White and 9&10 football teams will playing tonight, Monday, 10/21, for an opportunity to play in the quarter-finals of the Palmetto Tournament. The 7&8 White will play @ 6:00 p.m. versus Walhalla and if they win, will play again this Wednesday @ 6 p.m. in Pickens. The 9&10 will play @ 7:30 p.m. versus Seneca and if they win, will play again this Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m. in Liberty. Should either team advance through this Wednesday, the championship is this Saturday in Abbeville @ 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. respectively. Admission will be charged at all tournament sites—-adults (18 and up) are $3.00, students (6-17) are $2.00 and 5 and under are free. Good luck to both teams!
Both Soccer and Football all-star teams will soon be gearing-up for tournament play. Admission will be charged at these tournaments as well. Schedules are listed below:
7&8 Football – Saturday, 11/9, 10:00 a.m. @ Pickens High School
9&10 Football –Tuesday, 11/12, 6:15 p.m.@ Abbeville
11&12 Football – Saturday, 11/9, 3:00 p.m. @ Pickens High School
9&10 Soccer – Monday, 11/4, 6:00 p.m. @ Pickens
11&12 Soccer – Monday, 11/4, 7:00 p.m. @ Pickens
13-15 Soccer – Monday, 11/4, 7:30 p.m. @ Seneca
On another note, Basketball Season is here! The registration period is through November 2. Students should be receiving fliers through their schools. For further information, contact the Rec. Dept. at 878-2296.
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