Citadel’s Hunter earns freshman honor

The Citadel pitcher Skylar Hunter was named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team by Collegiate Baseball magazine.

Hunter, from Hanahan High School, compiled 13 saves as the Bulldogs’ closer last season, and was 3-4 with a 5.35 ERA.

He worked in 33 games and threw a total of 351/3 innings with 44 strikeouts.

College of Charleston’s Canyon Barry is one of 26 collegiate and high school players who will participate in the USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team training camp that begins Friday and ends June 19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The 6-6 redshirt freshman guard is the son of NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry.

The camp will be used to select the 12-member USA team that will compete in the FIBA U19 World Championship to be held on June 27-July 7 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Mary Janiga of Wellington, Fla., and Megan Turnquest of Loxahatchee, Fla., shot a 3-under-par 69 and opened a three-stroke lead in the Bell-McIntire division of the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Team Championship at Kiawah Island Club’s River Course.

Jaclyn Kenzel of Southern Pines, N.C., and Caroline Rea of Pinehurst, N.C., have a one-shot lead in the Sandy LaBauve division after shooting 71. Haley Quickel of Middleton, Del., and Essie Rike of Myrtle Beach shot 81 and have an eight-shot lead in the Vicky Hurst division.

The LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Team Championship is a 36-hole team competition with girls placed into three “divisions” based on age and ability.