Tremendous Ten: Winter Haven's James Voisard Set County Diving Record
Thu. October 25, 2012 at 4:14 a.m. | By Solange Reyner
JAMES VOISARD of Winter Haven broke the diving record at the Polk County Swimming and Diving Championships last week. Voisard scored 308.5 points, topping the 295.5 points Auburndale's Matt Reiter scored in 2007. (Photo by ERNST PETERS | THE LEDGER )
1 - James Voisard, Winter Haven: Scored 308.5 points with six dives on Friday to break the county record of 295.5 points set by Matt Reiter of Auburndale in 2007.
2 - George Jenkins girls' swim team: Broke the 200 freestyle relay record at the county swim meet on Saturday. The swimmers were Rachel Lulf, Hope Saunders, Kyleigh Firman and Lucy Muller.
3 - Athena Yang, Winter Haven: The freshman fired a 2-under-par 70 on Oct. 15 to claim the Class 2A-8 District title. Yang, who advanced to the state tournament Monday, also won the county title.
4 - George Jenkins boys golf team: Won the Class 2A, District 8 tournament Oct. 15, for the third straight year. The team had 305 points behind Steven Hancock (75), T.J. Wright (76), Kyle Jenkins (76) and Hayden Hill (78).
5 - Christian Alexander, Lakeland Christian: Accounted for five touchdowns, four through the air and one on the ground. Finished with 347 yards passing in a close loss on the road to Fort Meade.
6 - Shykeem Pitts, Ridge Community: Completed two passes, caught two passes, ran for a 10-yard TD and intercepted a pass.
7 - Marcus Bobb, Frostproof: Had three interceptions, one he returned 108 yards for a TD in a win over Cardinal Mooney.
8 - Keland White, Landmark Christian: Rushed for 140 yards on 20 carries and scored two touchdowns for the Patriots, one on an 11-yard run play and the other on a 70-yard kickoff return Friday in a 53-28 win over Victory Christian.
9 - Tyler Brown, Lake Gibson: Rushed for 110 yards and four touchdowns in a come-from-behind win at Bartow, scoring the final three touchdowns of the game.
10 - Trayvon Howard, Ridge: Ran for 152 yards including scoring runs of 65 and 42 yards in a district victory over Lake Region.
[ Solange Reyner can be reached at 863-802-7526 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Tremendous 10 nominations must be received by Monday each week. ]