Huntersville Summer Day Campers win Kids Kamp Challenge
by Staff Writer
HUNTERSVILLE – Though the competition swung back and forth, the Huntersville Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camp team triumphed in the first annual Kids Kamp Challenge over the day-campers team from Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics.
The inaugural games took place Aug. 12 at Huntersville Athletic Park, beginning with an all-camp kickball game. The HFFA Breez-ers took the early point lead, with a win in the three-inning match. But Summer Day Camp immediately came back to win the “Where’s the Booty Match” in the aquatic center’s swimming pool. Different age groups also competed in other events, such as three-legged and potato-sack races. The HFFA Breezers also grabbed victory in the tug-o-war against the Summer Day Campers.
But at the end of the day, Huntersville Summer Day Camp took the winning plaque home by a total score of 13 to 12. The judges and counselors also handed out Most Valuable Player and Sportsmanship awards to members of each team. For the Breezers, Justin Alquiza received the Sportsmanship Award and Andrew “AJ” Fitzgerald earned the MVP honor. For the Summer Day Campers, the Sportsmanship Award went to Nikkolas Pinkney and Trevor Hyland got Most Valuable Player.