CHARLOTTE OBSERVER GIRLS’ ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Falon Spearman, Providence Day Track: The Providence Day freshman proved she can run and jump with the state’s best, winning the 100 and 300-meter hurdles at the Weddington Invitational March 30.
Spearman set a personal-record running a 44.58 in the 300-meter hurdles at Weddington, which was also the No. 1 time run in the state this outdoor season.
She also won the 100-meter hurdles in 14.38 seconds, the No. 3 time run in the state this outdoor season.
Spearman also helped the Providence Day 4 X 100-meter relay to a runner-up finish, while the Chargers’ sprint medley relay quartet finished 3rd-place, both at the Weddington Invitational.
CHARLOTTE OBSERVER BOYS’ ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
John Miralia, Providence Day baseball: The Providence Day star tossed a complete-game, two-hitter with 14 strikeouts to lead the Chargers past rival Charlotte Christian March 29.
Miralia, a Duke University commit, also had a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Providence Day a 4-1 lead.
Miralia is 3-0 on the mound with 31 strikeouts in 15 innings of work with a 1.40 earned-run average (ERA) for the Chargers (7-3) this season. He is also hitting .227 with two home runs and 11 RBI at the plate.
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