+ Blazers win regional title
The Sarasota Christian boys golf team shot a combined 291 to win the Class 1A-Region 6 title Oct. 21.
Tony Jiang shot a 7-under par 65 to earn medalist honors and lead the Blazers to a berth in the Class 1A state tournament.
Charles Lang shot 68, followed by Zong Fan Li (76) and Ken Shi (82).
+ Sarasota Christian notches a win
The Sarasota Christian volleyball team defeated Bradenton Christian 18-25, 25-10, 25-7, 25-11 Oct. 15.
Kelsey Murphy had 12 kills and two aces to lead the way for the Lady Blazers. Cece Genson added two kills. Kenzie Lantz had one kill, four aces and 20 assists.
With the win, Sarasota Christian improves to 14-8.
The Lady Blazers return to action in the district tournament Oct. 22 at Southwest Florida Christian.
+ Sailors keep playoff hopes alive
The Sarasota High football team remains in playoff contention after defeating North Port 51-35 in Class 7A-District 10 action Oct. 18.
+ Mooney Football
The Cardinal Mooney football team clinched its first playoff berth since 2008 with a 62-0 victory over Class 3A-District 6 rival The Out-of-Door Academy Oct. 18.
With the loss, ODA was eliminated from playoff contention.
Cardinal Mooney (5-1) racked up 473 yards of total offense in a game that was decided at the end of the first quarter, as the Cougars took a 35-0 lead heading into the second quarter.
Running back Demardre Patterson rushed for 148 yards and four touchdowns, and Vince Sellars added 170 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Quarterback Reese Vita completed 4-of-5 passes for 132 yards and a touchdown. Austin Leach hauled in three catches for 87 yards and a touchdown.
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Sound of scholars
Local students Caleb Upton and Matthew Vaadi received some help for their upcoming studies to the tune of $1,000 each from the Sarasota Chorus of the Keys. The scholarships were made possible through the Sheridan E. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund. Both students plan to use the funds toward a career in music.
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