Area Roundup: Jan. 8
FROM STAFF REPORTS January 8, 2013 7:54PM
Updated: January 8, 2013 11:21PM
Metea Valley 79, Wheaton North 67 — Bria Walker paced the Mustangs (15-3) with 23 points.
Metea Valley 2998, South Elgin 1652 — Mustangs sophomore Jordan Newham barely missed perfection with a 299 game and high series of 769. Also contributing for Metea were senior Rakeeya Walls (high game 269, 611 series) and junior Shannon Jean (high game 228).
Fastpitch Hitting Camp — The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Fastpitch Digital Analysis Hitting Camp on Monday, Jan. 21. The academy is located at 6200 River Bend Drive in Lisle.
The one-day camp is open to 9- to 14-year-old girls and will feature swing analysis, tee drills, front toss drills, hitting competitions plus a one-on-one meeting with expert instructors. Digital Motion Analysis uses state-of-the art techniques to visually record and analyze an athlete’s movements. Academy staff uses this technology to develop efficiency of movement, correct a player’s motions and improve performance.
The camp will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Groups will be divided into two age groups (9-12 and 13-14) or by ability level. Cost is $69.
To register for the camp, visit www.BullsSoxAcademy.com or call 630-324-8221.
Winter Teaching Series — The Cantigny Golf Academy is hosting the Winter Teaching Series on five Wednesdays starting Jan. 16, presented by Greg Baresel, staff PGA professional. The five-workshop series is open to the public and designed for all skill levels.
The series is priced by the session — just $10 for adults and $5 for junior golfers under 18. Classes are one hour and begin at 6 p.m.
The Wednesday courses are: Jan. 16, True Fundamentals of Golf (think outside the box); Jan. 30, Fix my Slice!; Feb. 13, How to be More Consistent; Feb. 27, Gain More Yards off the Tee; and March 20, The Best Way to Practice
To sign up for one or more sessions, golfers should call 630.260.8236 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . More information is available on Baresel’s personal website, golfwithgreg.com .