Palm Bay graduate Caylor Williams was one of eight weight-class champions crowned in Greco-Roman wrestling at the recent U.S. Open in Las Vegas.
Williams, a 2013 World Team member, defeated John Wechter, 2-0, in the finals of the 98 kilogram competition. It was his first U.S. Open title. Williams competed on behalf of the U.S. Army.
A former FLORIDA TODAY Wrestler of the Year and FHSAA champion, Williams advanced to the U.S. World Team Trials, May 31 through June 1 in Madison, Wis.
Bayside holding fundraising race
The Body by Beef’s 5K will be May 10 at 8:30 a.m. on the Bayside High campus. The entry fee is $20 for early registrants through May 1 and $30 for the day of the race. Students with identification will be charged $15.
For more information, call Danny Miller at 321-266-1172 or Dave Botelho at 321-953-4600. The race will benefit Bayside athletics.
Viera hosting car wash
The Viera High Quarterback Club will hold free car washes at four locations on Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. The car washes will be at the Viera Long Doggers, Bob Evans, Advance Auto at Wickham Road and Pineda Causeway, and Wendy’s on Wickham Road near Post Road.
Melbourne High to hold basketball camp
Coach Michael Soliven and his staff will hold a basketball camp at Melbourne High during two weeks in June for boys and girls from grade 2 through those entering the ninth grade.
The camps will begin on June 2 and June 23, both Mondays, and run through Thursday. Cost is $110 per camper for a full day or $65 for a half day and includes a t-shirt.
Conley earns two awards
Eau Gallie graduate Mackenzie Conley was named the Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Year and made the all-conference softball team. Conley, who played softball and volleyball for the Commodores, started all 52 games for Flagler College, drove in 45 runs and hit 13 home runs while batting .320.
Harris gets Big East honor
Former Melbourne High and Eastern Florida State standout Matt Harris was named Big East Baseball Player of the Week on Monday.
Harris, who plays first base for St. John’s, hit .583 during the week with two home runs and seven RBIs, helping the Red Storm win three of their four games. He is now hitting .325 on the season, raising his average 24 points thanks to his torrid week at the plate.
Holy Trinity grad contributing at Colgate
Ryan Allison is leading the Colate University men’s golf team with a scoring average of 75.81 strokes this spring. Allison is a freshman and recently shot 78-75 at the Navy Invitational. He has scored in all 21 rounds this season.