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By Rudy Coggins
Published in Sports on March 11, 2012 12:42 AM


Faith Christian 14,

Trinity-Greenville 1

* Hannah Stocks tossed a no-hitter inside the pitcher's circle and logged three strikeouts in a 14-1 triumph over Trinity Christian-Greenville on the N.C. Christian Schools Association Coastal 2-A scene.

Stocks, Courtney Dail and Abigail Pearce were the offensive leaders.

The Conquerors (2-0 overall) travel to Union Grove on Monday and play host to Wayne Country Day on Tuesday afternoon.

Girls' soccer

C.B. Aycock 10,

North Lenoir 0

* PIKEVILLE -- Cheyenne Warrick punched in seven goals and Charles B. Aycock hammered North Lenoir, 10-0, in an Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference game contested at Hardy Talton Stadium on Friday.

Emily Borel chipped in two goals and Alex Strickland notched one goal.

Sam Parrish, Borel and Strickland supplied two assists apiece. Cheyenne Craft delivered one assist.

Keeper Alex Van-Mier posted the shutout between the pipes.

C.B. Aycock (3-2-0 overall, 2-0-0 ECC) entertains Wilson Hunt on Monday. Kick-off is 6 p.m.


Spring Creek 11,

Jones Senior 4

* TRENTON -- Spring Creek senior Duane Gurganus swatted a solo home run and fellow senior Corey Howell emerged the winning pitcher in relief during an 11-4, non-conference triumph over Jones Senior on Friday afternoon.

Gurganus and Howell combined for 14 strikeouts on the mound. Howell claimed his second win of the season.

Luke Miller and Zack Harrell supplied two hits and two RBI apiece. Chad Spurgeon doubled for the Gators, who won their second straight outing after an 0-3 start.

The teams meet again Tuesday at "The Swamp."

Eastern Wayne 10,

Cleveland 0

* Eastern Wayne got a complete-game shutout from Hunter Barnett and rolled past Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival Cleveland 10-0 in six innings on Friday night.

Barnett scattered three hits and struck out eight batters to earn the win.

Nolan James delivered the big blast at the plate for the Warriors with a three-run home run. Jeremy Lancaster added a two-run double. Wes Capps finished 1-for-1 with three walks.

Eastern Wayne (3-2 overall, 2-0 ECC) travels to Wilson Hunt on Monday.

Southern Wayne 8,

Greene Central 1

* SNOW HILL -- Cody Wendorf battled through some early-inning nerves and Tyler Gainey cranked out four hits in Southern Wayne's 8-1 conquest of Greene Central at the James R. Fulghum Athletic Complex on Friday afternoon.

Wendorf, a junior southpaw, permitted two hits and fanned seven GC batters in 4 2/3 innings of work. He allowed one unearned run and yielded four walks. Gainey supplied 2 1/3 innings of one-hit, four-strikeout relief as the Saints extended their winning streak to three games.

"We pitched well," SW head coach Trae McKee said. "Wendorf walked a few early, then he settled down a little bit in the third and fourth inning. Tyler did a good job of keeping them from getting any momentum because it was 4-1 when he came into the game."

Gainey swiped two bases, doubled and drove in two runs during a 4-for-5 outing at the plate. Keith Jones and Taylor Brock (RBI) each contributed two hits. Clayton Cashwell batted 2-for-4 with an RBI and collected two stolen bases.

Taylor Raynor (RBI) added two hits. Colton Chrisman belted an RBI single.

"I thought we swung the bats better," McKee said.

Southern Wayne (4-1 overall) plays host to Cleveland on Tuesday.

Epiphany 14,

Wayne Christian 11

* NEW BERN -- Wayne Christian fell behind 11-0 in the second inning and saw its rally fall short in a 14-11 loss to Epiphany on Friday.

Hunter Burt led the Eagles with three hits. Ryan Cooke and Bryce Norman each had two hits.

Rount Mount Academy 14, Wayne Country Day 1

* WILSON -- Wayne Country Day had no answer for Rocky Mount Academy on Friday afternoon at Fleming Stadium in Wilson.

Cody Neal and Josh Jackson each had one hit for the Chargers.

Neal suffered the loss on the pitcher's mound.

Shannon Forest 8,

Wayne Country Day 7

* WILSON --Wayne Country Day's rally fell short in an 8-7 loss to Shannon Forest on Saturday morning at Fleming Stadium.

Thomas Kireski delivered two hits for the Chargers. Cody Neal, Mason Bland, Wyatt Bland, John Strickland and Trent Proimos each tallied one hit.

Kireski took the loss on the pitcher's mound.

Wayne Country Day (0-2 overall) will host Trinity of Fayetteville on Tuesday.

Boys' golf

C.B. Aycock 326,

Spring Creek 443

* Jordan Salter claimed medalist honors with a 76, and Charles B. Aycock cruised past county rival Spring Creek, 326-443, in a non-conference match contested at Lane Tree Golf Club.

Cory Freels fashioned an 80 for the Golden Falcons. Teammates Julian Billhardt (82) and Dylan Mitchell (88) rounded out the team's four-player total.

Chandler Cannon led the Gators with a 107.