Stocton earns AAC accolade

from staff reports

   Ashley Stocton, a 5-7 guard from Roan Mountain, was one of five players on the King College women's basketball team honored as the Appalachian Athletic Conference made it's All-Conference selections.
   Stocton was on the All-Freshmen team along with teammate Rebekah Wilson of Piney Flats. Wilson, a 5-9 forward, was also named first team All-Conference after averaging 14.3 ppg and 9.5 rebounds.
   Tornado players named to the Honorable Mention All-Conference Team were Erin Ray, a 5-10 senior forward from Maryville, and Jennifer Testa, a 5-5 sophomore guard from Columbus, Ohio.
   Alison Childress, a 5-7 junior forward from Vansant, Va., was recognized on the AAC academic all-conference squad.
  
ETSU MEN SECOND AT KICKOFF CLASSIC
  
from staff reports


   The East Tennessee State men's golf team shot a final round 290 to finish second in the Charleston Southern Kickoff Classic from Coosaw Creek Country Club in Charleston, S.C..
   Their second round score was a five-stroke improvement over the first round. Leading the way was senior James Johnson who finished third in the individual standings after shooting a 144.
   Other high finishers for ETSU were Marco Trejos, who finished in a tie for fourth and seventh place Cennydd Mills.
   The host school Charleston Southern won the tournament championship with an overall score of 575. Elon College tied the Bucs in the standings for second, but ETSU took the honors by virtue of a tiebreaker.
   The Bucs return to action on Sunday in the Puerto Rico Classic being held in San Juan, Puerto Rico.