Weekend sports briefs: 5/5-5/6A look at the weekend sports briefs.
Morgan, Weier get hustler awards for volleyball at banquet
Wednesday night at the Mitchell High School athletic banquet, Lexie Weier and Kendra Morgan earned hustler of the year awards for the volleyball team.
The awards were given out to each individual sport, and Weier and Morgan were co-hustlers of the year for the volleyball team.
Mount Vernon’s Weiss breaks school record in 800-meter
Kody Weiss of Mount Vernon broke a school record on Thursday at the Mitchell Christian Invitational in the 800-meter run.
Weiss took first place in the 800 run with a time of 2:01.54 minutes beating the school record of 2:04.34 set by Dan Hurst 28 years ago in 1984. Weiss also broke the state standard in the 800 run which is 2:04.08.
Weiss also won the 400 dash with a time of 51.54 seconds, beating another state standard time of 52.4.
Stoudemire: ‘Great chance’ of playing in Game 4 against Heat
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Amare Stoudemire says there’s a “great chance” he can play in Game 4 of the Knicks’ series against Miami on Sunday despite cutting his left hand on a fire extinguisher case.
Stoudemire was out of Thursday’s Game 3 after a surgeon repaired a muscle in the hand Tuesday. The Knicks are calling him doubtful for Game 4, but Stoudemire says he’s “not totally sure yet.”