Hamilton Heights' Kievisaite, Goncalves Sign College Grants

Cage Standouts Head to Cleveland State, Chattanooga State

Thursday, September 04, 2014
Augusta Kievisaite
Augusta Kievisaite
- photo by Contributed by Hamilton Heights

Hamilton Heights Christian Academy announced today that a former Hawk and LadyHawk player will continue their academic and basketball careers at local colleges.

Augusta Kievisaite, a 2014 graduate, is a 5-foot-8-inch wing who will playing at Cleveland State

Community College. Kievisaite was a two-year starter at Hamilton Heights.

Her senior year, she averaged 7.9 points per game, shooting 54 percent from the field. Kievisaite is originally from Kaunas, Lithuania.

The Lady Hawks were 20-12 during her senior year and won the National Association of Christian Athletes Division 2 National Championship.

Filipe Goncalves, a 6-3 shooting guard and 2012 graduate from Hamilton Heights, will continue his playing career at Chattanooga State Community College. The Tigers are coched by Jay Price.

Goncalves played one year at Cleveland State Community College before taking a year off. Goncalves averaged 15.8 points per game while leading the 2012 Hawks to a 26-6 record and the National Association of Christian Athletes Division 4 National Championship. He played for the Hawks one year.

Hamilton Heights headmaster Duke Stone said, “We are very proud of both of thes students-athletes. With Augusta’s signing at Cleveland State, all of our senior LadyHawks from the 2014 class will be playing collegiately this year.

Filipe continues to work hard and we believe he will have a very successful year for coach Price.”

(E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter @larryfleming44)

 

Filipe Goncalves
Filipe Goncalves
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