FLORENCE -- Walt Lancaster of Charleston won 14 medals, 11 gold, at the South Carolina Senior Sports Classic at Francis Marion this weekend.

Medal winners qualify for the National Senior Olympics in Houston in 2011.

Lancaster won golds in the 100, 200, 400, triple jump, discus, javelin, shot put, 50-yard breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle and backstroke in the 70-74 age division. He took silver in the long jump and billiards, and won bronze in the high jump.

Local Results

Walt Lancaster (70-74): Gold -- 100m, 200m, 400m, Triple jump, Discus, Javelin, Shot put, 50-yd breaststroke, 50 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 50 backstroke. Silver -- Long jump, billiards. Bronze -- High jump.

Elizabeth Heywood (70-74): Gold -- 50 freestyle, 50 breaststroke, 50 backstroke, 200 IM, 100m, Long jump, Shot put. Bronze -- Table tennis.

Bernard Ditter (75-79): Gold -- Long jump, Triple jump, 200m, 400m, 1500m, Billiards. Silver -- 100m, High jump, Discus, Javelin, Shot put.

Barbara Rothwell (75-79): Gold -- 100m, 200m, Long jump, Triple jump. Silver -- Javelin, Shot put, discus. Bronze -- Table tennis.

Barry Schneiderman (55-59): Gold -- 50 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 IM, 10K Cycling, 5K run.


Ben Martin shot a 1-under- par 69 to lead Clemson to a second-place finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional in Alpharetta, Ga. The Tigers now advance to the NCAA championship on June 1-5.

The top five teams advance. Oklahoma State was first with a score of 841, while the Tigers were second at 843. Georgia Tech (845) was third, while Arizona State and Georgia Southern tied for fourth. Martin finished third at 1-under 209.

Charleston Southern's Kelvin Day shot a 2-over 272 to finish in a tie for 21st at 4-over 214.

--In the East Regional, South Carolina fell four strokes short of qualifying in New Haven, Conn. The Gamecocks fired a 4-under 276 on the final round as a team to finish eighth at 847. Texas and Kent State tied for the overall title at 5-under 835, followed by UCLA (836), Penn State (837) and Virginia (843).

George Bryan IV and Wesley Bryan tied for sixth at 207 for South Carolina.