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By The Staff

 SOFTBALL

North Oldham vs. Oldham County When: April 28.  Where: Oldham County High School.  Key players: North Oldham’s Margot Ricks, Bailey Campbell and Rheagan Riggs. Oldham County’s Brooke Leanhart. Game highlights: North Oldham’s Margot Ricks doubled in Taylor Smith in the top of the 11th inning to give the Lady Mustangs the winning run in this key district seeding game. OCHS tried to mount a comback in the bottom of the 11th with a runner on third base and one out. The Lady Colonels’ Brooke Leanhart hit a sharp grounder to NOHS Rheagan Riggs at third base, Riggs faked the base runner and in the ensuing rundown the OCHS runner was tagged out for the second out. NOHS pitcher Elizabeth Young got the final out on a tap back to the mound. Riggs came through on offense in the game with a triple. The win gives the Lady Mustangs an 11-8 record overall and secures the No. 1 seed in the district tourney for the first time in program history with a 5-1 mark against district teams. OCHS fell to 10-11 overall and 3-2 in the  district.     TENNIS Quigley named to All-SEC team When: Sunday.  Where: University of Kentucky.  What: Former South Oldham High School standout Eric Quigley has been named to the first team All-Southeastern Conference Tennis team. Quigley, of Pewee Valley, is a sophomore at the University of Kentucky. He was one of only four underclassmen named to the 12-player first team. Ranked 13th in the nation in singles play according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, Quigley owns a 19-6 mark at the No. 1 singles position, including a 7-4 record against conference foes. He closed the regular season on a nine-match winning streak before losing his singles match against Ole Miss in the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament last week in Lexington. Quigley owns a 4-2 mark this spring against opponents ranked in the top 25, including a victory over Florida’s Alexandre Lacroix, who was ranked fifth. Quigley also has teamed with junior Brad Cox at No. 1 doubles to rank in the top 25 all season. The duo has posted a 14-8 record this spring.   BASKETBALL Wright sets summer camp dates When: June 7 to 10.  Where: South Oldham High School.  What: South Oldham High School girls’ basketball coach Frank Wright will offer his summer youth camp June 7 to 10 at SOHS. The camp is open to players in grades two through eight. Campers in grades two through five will go from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. From 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. is for campers in grades 6 to 8, The cost is $60 in advance and $70 at the door. Campers are grouped together by age. They will receive instruction in personal and group offensive and defensive drills. Brochures are available in all middle and elementary schools in the SOHS district and at SOHS.     SCHOLARSHIP NEWS Local trio win DiGiuro scholarships When: April 29.  Where: Goshen.  What: Three Oldham County seniors have been awarded the Trent DiGiuro Memorial Student/Athlete scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to three local high school seniors in honor of Trent DiGiuro, a South Oldham High School graduate and former University of Kentucky football player who was murdered in 1994 on the porch of his Lexington home. This year’s winners are Adrienne Bishop of North Oldham High School, Teddy Brady of Oldham County High School and Ashley Boerrigter of South Oldham High School. Bishop and Boerrigter were both soccer standouts at their respective schools. Brady was a hockey player at OCHS and led the combined Oldham County team to a second straight state title this year. DiGiuro Foundation sets day at races When: June 5.  Where: Churchill Downs.  What: The Trent DiGiuro Foundation has set its annual Day at the Races fundraiser for June 5 at Churchill Downs. All proceeds go to the foundation which funds scholarships for three local high school students and one student/athlete at the University of Kentucky. The cost for the day is $50 and includes a buffet lunch along with raffles and door prizes. All ticket orders must be received by May 28. For information, call 817-2385.