Georgia College’s Keys honored at Final Four
Shanteona Keys, a senior guard at Georgia College, was recognized on the court Sunday during the second NCAA women’s semifinal game as a member of the Allstate WBCA Good Works Team, made up of 10 players selected because of their outstanding community service and volunteer work.
Keys, the women’s program’s all-time leading scorer, participated in a community service project while on the trip. In partnership with the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, team members visited the Moffitt Cancer Center to assemble and distribute TLC backpacks to patients and families and participate in a special art project. They also distributed autographed basketballs to Moffitt patients.
Nelson wins tennis tournament
Ken Nelson of Macon won the Southern Senior Adult Hardcourt Open championships at the Cary Tennis Center in Cary, North Carolina last weekend.
He beat second-seeded Jack Heisel of Atlanta in the semifinals 6-2, 6-1. Then he topped No. 1 seed George Kuechenmeister of Smyrna, 6-2, 6-2, in the championship.
Georgia College players honored
Freshman Hannah Coursey of the Georgia College softball team and Cameron Busby of the baseball team earned Peach Belt Conference honors in their respective sports.
Coursey is the conference freshman of the week and Busby the pitcher of the week.
Coursey helped the Bobcats to a 1-1 week, going 3-for-6 in the doubleheader split at Montevallo. The freshman added an RBI and a run in the doubleheader, while also walking once. She was also perfect in the field at shortstop.
Her twin sister Holland won the honor last week.
After taking home freshman of the week honors last week, Busby added to his young resume.
He went 10 innings while only giving up two runs on 10 hits. He had a complete-game victory over Francis Marion in which he gave up only one run on eight hits, struck out a career high 11 and had no walks.
Busby has been a workhorse in his first season, leading the team with 43 innings pitched. The freshman from Grovetown is 1-2.