Evron named Zion Athletic Dir.

Posted on 25 April 2012 by LeslieM

By Gary Curreri

Mitch Evron was named the new Athletic Director at Zion Lutheran on April 10, succeeding Cody Loomis.

Evron, who spent the past nine years at the David Posnack Jewish Day School in Plantation, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh.

Evron has more than 20 years of athletic experience, having been an award-winning coach three times in tennis and soccer. He has also coached professional athletes, includingAndyRoddick and Marty Fish, and has developed dozens of Division I college scholarship athletes.

Tigers fall in ESPNHS classic

Ely High School’s boys’ basketball team recently dropped a 67-61 decision to St. Benedict’s of New Jersey in the opening roundoftheeight-teamESPNHS National High School Invitational at Georgetown Prep in suburban Maryland.

Ely coach Melvin Randall said his team, which won the state title in the spring, showed it deserved to be among the country’s elite teams.

Clide Geffrard led the Tigers with 18 points. Blanche Ely (30-3) led, 40-32, at halftime as Geffrard had 14 points and the Tigers made 57.7 percent of its shots from the field; however, St. Benedict’s employed a manto- man defense in the third quarter and pulled away.

Flegel shines at local event

Lighthouse Point wakeboarder Noah Flegel won the Open Men’s Division at Board Up in Ft. Lauderdale with 80.55 points and helped the USA team capture the 2012 IWWF Pan Am Region Wakeboard Championships recently at Mills Pond Park in Ft. Lauderdale.

Colombia placed second with 540 points, while Ecuador was third with 510 points. Mexico (280 points), Argentina (80 points) and Guatemala (55 points) rounded out the top-six teams. Divisions included Boys, Junior Boys, Junior Men, Junior Women, Masters Women, Masters Men, Veteran Men, Open Women, Open Men, Pro Women and Pro Men.

The win may help the local teenager possibly be part of the World Cup for next year. With two different 720-degree spins and landing his first Crow 540 in competition, it was tough for the other competitors to keep pace.

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