Dutchtown High swimmer Alyssa Dilldine has received an appointment to the Naval Academy and will compete on the collegiate level there.
A multiple All-Metro selection and an All-Metro MVP, Dilldine won the 200-yard freestyle and placed second in the 500 at the Division I state meet in the fall.
- Broadmoor High second baseman Oni Robertson signed with Coahoma Community College located in Clarksdale, Miss.
Robertson earned all-district honors last season and helps lead the Bucs offense this season.
- Three players from Baton Rouge area schools have signed softball scholarships with Baton Rouge Community College. Family Christian Academy’s Megan Smith and East Ascension’s, Brooke Delaune and Kendall Burgess, are part of BRCC’s 2014 signing class.
- Woodlawn High basketball player Derek Graves has committed to play basketball at Loyola-New Orleans.
Graves, who carries a 4.0 grade-point average, is set to receive an academic scholarship.
He also had academic scholarship offers from Xavier-New Orleans and Baylor but picked Loyola to get the chance to play college basketball.
The Advocate is accepting nominations for its Athlete of the Year awards.
Schools in the metro Baton Rouge area are asked to nominate their top male and female athletes by either fax or email by April 30. Nominees must have a 2.5 grade-point average or better and should be on track to meet the NCAA’s academic qualifying standards.
This will mark the 28th year that Capital City Press has honored the area’s top athletes.
In addition to honoring the top overall athletes, those who excelled in a wide range of high school sports will be honored during the May 21 banquet.
Schools should provide a list of the accomplishments and statistics. Fax nominations to (225) 388-0318. Send emails to Robin Fambrough at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Going the distance
Former Dutchtown High standout Jeffrey Enloe, of the University of Central Arkansas, pitched all 11 innings in a 2-1 victory over Northwestern State last week.
Enloe (6-1) allowed one earned run, struck out eight and gave up seven hits.
Centerville High will host its first athletic hall of fame banquet at 7 p.m. May 18 in the school’s gymnasium. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. The school is also seeking hall of fame nominees from former Centerville coaches.
Contact Centerville Athletic Director Randy Bergeron at (985) 518-6561 about nominations, tickets and other information.
Silliman Institute’s Haley Harrington shot a 77 to win the Jackson Prep/Jackson Academy Invitational held recently at the Country Club of Jackson in Jackson, Miss.
Harrington finished eight strokes ahead of the next highest finisher in the 39-player field that included girls who compete for a school in either the Mississippi High School Athletic Association or the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools.
Silliman placed second in the team competition to St. Aloysius of Vicksburg thanks to the efforts of Harrington, who teamed with younger sister Claire, a seventh-grader, to compete.