Odds and Ends - May 16, 2014
Millennium grad drafted by Cincinnati Bengals
Marquis Flowers, a 2010 graduate of Millennium High School, was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round of the National Football League draft.
Flowers, a 6-foot, 2-inch, 231-pound linebacker out to the University of Arizona, is the first Millennium graduate to be selected in the NFL draft.
Flowers was the second-leading Wildcats' tackler in 21-3 with a total of 93, including 11 for loss. He had 100 tackles, 13 for loss, 5.5 sacks and three interceptions in 2012.
Estrella Foothills to host softball camp in June
The two-time state champion Estrella Foothills softball program will host a camp from 7 to 10 a.m. June 3-6 for all players entering sixth through ninth grade, or with comparable skill.
Hands on skill work will emphasize fielding technique, throwing skills, hitting and bunting skills, baserunning, individual position work, team concepts, game philosophy and more.
Players need to bring a fielding glove, batting glove, turf shoes and/or cleats and appropriate clothing for the weather. Snacks will be provided and everyone will receive a camp T-shirt plus a participation certificate and evaluation form. Cost is $75 per person.
For information and to register, contact coach Rick Brungardt at 602-326-1905 or visit www.packtracks.org to obtain the registration form.
Westview to host girls basketball camp
Westview High School will host a basketball camp for girls in grades two through incoming freshman in the school gymnasium June 9-10.
The cost is $50 for the first member of a family and $40 for each player thereafter.
Registration closes May 23.
For information, call coach Lisa Contreras at 623-229-6108.
Players sought for West Valley hoops team
Team Pacemaker, a West Valley based basketball team, is seeking eighth-grade players.
For information, contact coach Jerome Sims at 480-235-6822.
Local baseball team seeking players
The Goodyear Tigers 13U Baseball Club is seeking players.
For information, contact coach Ron Sellmeyer at 623-202-6761.