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96 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 10 - April 16, 1998 JROTC scores high at Cape in Sussex rifle marksmanship tournament The Cape Henlopen High School Junior ROTC rifle marks- manship team defeated both Sus- sex Central and Seaford high schools in the annual Sussex County JROTC Marksmanshi p Tournament, held March 19, at the National Guard Armory in Georgetown. The Cape team, led by team captain Robert Reed, compiled a score of 991 points. The team outscored Seaford and Sussex by more than 200 points to win the county trophy, which was previously held by Seaford High School. Individual achievements were recorded by Daniel Prettyman, who won medals for best overall score, best kneeling position and best prone position by Patrick Johnson, who won a medal for the best standing position. Other members of the winning team were Dena Fisher, Nicholas Carr, Paul Hester, Kristin Sing, Florence White and Jessica Hert- zog. Team members shown above with the county trophy are (back row, I-r) Robert Reed, Jessica Hertzog, Steve Miller, Paul Hester, Nick Cart. Front row: Florence White, Dena Fisher, Kristin Sing, and Nick Waite. Dan Prettyman won indi- vidual honors in three cate- gories at the Sussex County competition. Briefly Sussex Pines ladies' post golf event scores The following 18 Lady Hole golfers were winners at the weekly Ladies' Day event held April 7: First low gross - tie: Sandy Bunting, Terry Daisey. Second low gross - tie: Marge Peck, Connie Pepper. Low net: Betty DeBoer, Retta Rose Frampton, Delores Springer. American Fitness Professional Associates to host BeachJam in Rehoboth lkpril 24-26 American Fitness Professional Associates (AFPA) will host its third annual Beach Jam Fitness Event April 24 - April 26 at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Cen- ter. Open to the public, the week- end event will offer participants cutting-edge information and re- search in physical fitness. Presenters will demonstrate ways in which participants can improve their health and well-be- ing with educational workshops and movement classes. Specific strength-training and exercise in- formation for special populations will also be offered, including classes and programs addressing the health and fitness needs of children, the elderly and those with special needs. Health screemflgs and'fitness assessments will be available, as will a vendor area, featuring the latest products and information on health and well-being including fitness clothing and nutritional supplements. A sampling of movement work- shops will include Miss Fitness America, Madonna Grimes; "Street Dance" Master Class; Tri- ad Self-De- fense; Cardio- Combat; Funkin' Step Factory Jam; Power Step Attack; Cre- ative Chore- ography; Lati- no Soul; Unit- ed We Step; GRIMES Sumptuous Salsa; as well as hands-on strengtha clinics focusing on upper and low-- er body workouts. Movement par-- ticipants are asked to bring theirr own step to any step class they at- tend. A sampling of educational workshops include Secrets to a Full Body Weight-Training Suc- cess; Kids' Fitness: A Look To- ward the Future; Preventing Dis- ease through Lifestyle Changes; Weight Loss; Exercise Perfor- mance and Metabolism; Special Medical Concerns for the Elderly; and High Risk Exercise and Injury Treatments. The instructors who will present these educational and movement workshops include Miss Fitness America, Madonna Grimes, a leading international instructor and model featured on the cover of many fitness and fashion maga- fines. Certification classes and exams for fitness instructors, personal trainers, nutrition consultants and special population trainers will al- so be available throughout the weekend. Preregistration is suggested to ensure class availability. Special pricing and group discounts for in- dustry professionals are available. For more information, call 609- 978-7583. Mike Short photo This black rat snake was among the occupants of the squir- rel nesting boxes. Outdoor,; Continued from page 95 pecially fond of screech owls and the big, bearded man handled the tiny owl with a gentle touch. Fishing starting to surge R & R Sports Center's William Willis reports that Wachapreague, Va. action is good. Willis reports limit-catches of flounder; Ray Ad- kins and his friends reported catching 24 keeper Wachapreague flounder. The rips near Cape May have become red hot with stripers. R & R Sports Center reported an out- ing in which two fishermen limit- ed out and released 32 fish. Running Continued from page 94 the dangerous one in a tight race, and Cape's Guerin just happened to kick her way to the win in the 800 at last year's championships. Good luck to Danielle as she con- tinues to drop her times and mix herself in with the best. Both teams took on Lake Forest in a post-deadline Thursday meet and will be in action on Saturday at the Keith S. Burgess Invitation- al in Felton. Lewes wins over Milton The Lewes gifts track team won 9 of 12 events to beat Milton 63- 37 as Antonio Jones led her Lewes team with 11.24 points by win- ning the long jump at 14-11, the 200 at 28.0 and anchoring the 400 relay team of Latoya Snead, Becky Bowen and Toya Bonville in 55.7. Distance runner Tiffany Melendez broke her own school record in the 1,600 with a time of 6:09.9, and returned to also win the 800 in 2:54.6. Lauren Cooper set a school record in the hurdles with a third-place finish in 10.8. Sprinter Snead won the 100 in 13.2, while thrower Charli Tabler won the shot put with 24-8 and Jim Gunning reported nice keeper tautog on the Outer Wall, while reports of excellent tautog fishing persist on near-shore wrecks. Mackeral continue to be harvested in good numbers from Baker Buoy down and inside of A Can. Skates and more skates are plaguing surf fishermen, with a few short stripers caught on bloodworms. Weakfish (trout) catches off the Broadkill are in- creasing by commercial water- men. White perch fishing has been fantastic at Petersfield and the Red Mill spillways while on the in- coming tide. White shad have also been reported in the same loca- tions. Joe Stracinski checked in a largemouth bass of 5.14 pounds from Red Mill. discus with 57-9. The 800 relay team of Becky Bowen, Larainne Massey, Bonville and Snead cap- tured the last event of the day in 2:03.1. Veronica Waite of Milton won the hurdles, while Lauren Folke won the high jump and took second in the hurdles and 100. The Lewes boys track team also won 9 of 12 events to beat Milton 79-21 as Mike Blankenship led his Lewes team with 13 points by winning the long jump with 18-4, the 200 in a high school time of 23.6, and taking second in the 100 in 11.9. Blankenship's time in the 200 ties the 1982 school record by Troy Brittingham. Dwayne Hollo- man tied Brittingham's school record in the 100 with a time of 11.5, finished second in the high jump with a personal best of 5-8 and anchored the winning 400 re- lay of Matt Jackson, Justin Street and Larry Miller. John Dillon won the 110 hurdles in a new school record of 16.8. Matt Riggin won the 1,600 in 5:29 and 800 in 2:35 to remain undefeated this year. Mike Schneider won the 400. The 800 relay team of Street, Dillon, Nick Adams and Miller won the race in 1:50.9. For Milton, Jamaal Timmons won the high jump in 5- 8, was third in the 100 with 12.7 and long jump at 16-0.