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Freshman Falon Spearman (Track) and Junior John Miralia (Baseball) named Charlotte Observer "Athletes of the Week"

Freshman Falon Spearman (Track) and Junior John Miralia (Baseball) named Charlotte Observer "Athletes of the Week"

 

 

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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