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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Preps digest: JV, middle schools

JV * Volleyball: Hobbton 2, North Duplin 1 -- North Duplin let the match slip away after winning the first set and lost 25-20, 23-25, 11-25. Abbey Pate had 10 assists and Stephanie Quintanilla had six kills. The Rebels...

Princeton boys win Carolina 1A cross country meet

Princeton had four runners finish in the top six and dominated the competition with 21 points on the Carolina 1-A conference scene Tuesday. Austin Sullivan was the individual winner coming in at 18 minutes, 59 seconds. Jose Moreno, Hunter...

Rosewood doubles up North Duplin in Carolina 1A soccer

CALYPSO -- Zach Barnes registered a natural hat trick (three straight goals) to lead Rosewood passed first-year program North Duplin in Carolina 1-A Conference action on Tuesday. The Eagles conceded a goal early in the second half before responding with...

Townsend's late goal lifts Chargers to road win

FAYETTEVILLE -- Tony Townsend buried the ball in the corner of the net in the closing minutes of regulation to allow Wayne Country Day to escape with a 2-1 win over Freedom Christian in Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference play....

North Duplin volleyball knocks off Hobbton

Haley Brogden had a double-double (12 kills, 11 aces) to lead North Duplin to a four-set win over Carolina 1-A Conference foe Hobbton 25-18, 25-21, 26-28, 25-17 on Tuesday. Chesney Brown chipped in 11 kills and Rylee Pate and Anna...

Wayne Christian gets first league win of the year

Rachel Uzzell had 22 assists and rattled off seven service aces to lead Wayne Christian past Trinity Christian of Raleigh 25-10, 25-7, 25-12 on Tuesday. Sarah Crooks led the team with 10 kills and chipped in four aces. Savannah Strickland,...

Rosewood drops first set, rebounds against Neuse Charter

A rocky start for Rosewood put the Eagles a game behind, but they righted the ship in time to defeat Carolina 1-A Conference opponent Neuse Charter 15-25, 25-12, 25-5, 25-12. Ada Rivera had 27 assists for the Eagles, who had...

Ricks, Edwards lead Princeton in Carolina 1A victory

Freshman Emily Ricks has stepped in to her role as a varsity hitter seamlessly. On Tuesday she tied teammate Kasey Edwards with eight kills in Princeton's 25-14, 25-17, 25-23 victory over Carolina 1-A conference opponent Spring Creek. Kasey Edwards also...

Saints log 2 points against JH Rose in tennis

Southern Wayne scratched out two doubles wins, but it wasn't enough to upend Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A foe J.H. Rose in a 7-2 loss on Tuesday. Hope Jones-Alli Barrow won the No.1 seed doubles and Stephanie Gonzalez-Katelyn Kelly won No. 2...

Rosewood slips past Princeton in Carolina 1A tennis

After dropping the first four singles matches, Princeton nearly completed a remarkable comeback but fell just short in a 5-4 defeat at the hands of Carolina 1-A Conference rival Rosewood on Tuesday. Faith Baker, Kennedy Behrend, Keelin Hunter and Laura...

South Lenoir, ECC 2A volleyball leader, sweeps Goldsboro

Goldsboro couldn't keep up with South Lenoir and fell 11-25, 13-25, 9-25 on Tuesday in Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference play. Becka Pittard led the Cougars with five kills and 10 digs. Maddie Jara added six digs and Matti Rose Lyon...

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Hiromi Sueki captured low gross during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Sam Gillette seized low net. Gaye Bryant and Linda Cannon shared low putts....

Cyclones break loose early, defeat Wayne Christian

Community Christian notched four first-half goals and cruised past Wayne Christian, 5-2, in a Carolina Christian 1-A Conference match Tuesday affternoon It was senior day for WCS. Jaxon Anderson scored both the Eagles' goals, including a cross from Skyler Price....

Warriors dominate Saints on soccer pitch

aetzler@newsargus.com Eastern Wayne defensive midfielder Ethan Zadrozny is still learning how to set players up with quick passes rather than trying to take on defenders one-on-one. He's asked his coach, Jorg Wagner, to yell at him now if he ever...

C.B. Aycock-E. Wayne tennis box

C.B. Aycock 8 Eastern Wayne 1 Singles: Ashton Walker (CBA) d. Elizabeth Sutton 6-2, 6-0; Brennan Dove (EW) d. Casie Belom 7-5, 6-4; Kassidy Pitchford (CBA) d. Emilly Uzzell 6-0, 6-1; Sabrina Johnson (CBA) d. Kaycee Kamper 6-0, 6-0; Emmie...

Jones' singles point helps give CBA 31st conference title in program history

rcoggins@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock head girls' tennis coach Summer Pennington calls freshman Meredith Jones her "spirit ball" because of the constant encouragement she provides for her teammates. Jones has stepped into a different role in the Golden Falcons'...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Chargers start strong, blank Northwood Temple 9-0

rcoggins@newsargus.com By the 15-minute mark, Wayne Country Day's starters had done plenty of damage against Northwood Temple. They retired to the bench and made spot appearances throughout the second half. Regardless of the combinations, the Chargers -- mostly JV players...

Preps digest: Middle schools, Neuse River YFL

Middle schools * Volleyball: Norwayne d. Eastern Wayne 25-13, 25-12, 25-21 -- The Cobras improved to 6-1 overall and entertain Dillard for a doubleheader on Thursday. * Boys' soccer: Rosewood 3, Dillard 1 -- Geovanni Abril punched in two...

Goldsboro trips up Ayden-Grifton, 2-1

LITTLEFIELD -- Aaron Seate and Jared Howard accounted for Goldsboro's goal scoring in a 2-1 victory over Ayden-Grifton on Monday evening. Cougars goalie Luke McAlduff recorded 11 saves. Goldsboro attempted 10 shots and four corner kicks....

Trio registers hat tricks, Rebels dust Neuse Charter

SMITHFIELD -- Juan Garcia, Ronaldo Castenada and Gerardo Silva each recorded a hat trick (three goals) in North Duplin's 9-0, mercy-rule win over Carolina 1-A Conference foe Neuse Charter. ND keepers Andrew Taylor and Luis Martinez combined for eight saves...

Grieve, Zacharzuk each score in CBA's loss to D.H. Conley

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock let a pair of leads slip away and dropped a 6-2 decision to D.H. Conley on the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference scene Monday evening. Chris Grieve and Zack Zacharzuk each scored a goal for the...

Blue Devils clip Hawks in ECC 2A soccer

Braxton Greene tallied North Lenoir's lone goal in a 3-1 loss to county and Eastern Carolina 2-A rival South Lenoir on Monday evening. Eric Holloway had the Hawks' assist. NL keeper Jacob Baird logged six goals. The Hawks (5-9-1 overall,...

Hobbton topples Rosewood in Carolina 1A soccer action

Hobbton stormed to a 3-0 lead and cruised past Rosewood, 5-3, in Carolina 1-A Conference play Monday evening. Stalen Massengill, Zach Barnes and Marquail Almontaser each punched in an unassisted goal for the Eagles. Rosewood (3-3-1 CC) travels to North...

Crooks' 8-kill effort leads Chargers on the road

DURHAM -- Sarah Crooks pounded out eight kills and served seven aces during Wayne Country Day's 25-13, 25-18, 25-9 dismantling of Kestrel Heights on Monday afternoon. Olivia Dively and Tiffany Larsen contributed five kills apiece. Rachel Uzzell logged a match-high...

E. Wayne, CB Aycock recognized as ejection-free schools

rcoggins@newsargus.com CHAPEL HILL -- Eastern Wayne and Charles B. Aycock are among the 127 schools recognized as ejection free for the 2013-14 academic year, according to the N.C. School Athletic Association. Each school receives a certificate for its achievement. "This...

Monday, September 29, 2014

Football Players-of-the-Week: Sept. 26

OFFENSE: Johnny Frasier, Princeton -- Held to minus-8 yards rushing in the first quarter, Frasier broke loose for a 209-yard outing that included a 65-yard touchdown run in a heart-breaking, 26-23 loss to No. 3-ranked James Kenan.DEFENSE: Ray'quan Griffin, Goldsboro...

Prep notebook: Richards, area's top receiver, makes key big play

Eastern Wayne's Malik Richards entered the week as the area's leading receiver. South Central's Shawn Furlow, who committed to East Carolina, held the senior receiver to just one grab -- a 44-yard touchdown pass from KK Best. There wasn't...

Kincaid fondly remembered by golfing pals

No matter how they're asked to describe Jim "Blackie" Kincaid, his golfing pals all say the same thing -- he was a gentleman, a friend, a competitor, a loving husband, a great father and a proud great-grandpapa. An avid sportsman,...

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Weekend preps

Boys' soccer North Lenoir 4, Greene Central 3 * Mike Bednarz converted a 25-yard free kick in the 53rd minute and it turned into the eventual game-winning goal in North Lenoir's 4-3 triumph over Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference rival Greene...

Prep football

NEWTON GROVE -- Mike Woodard rushed for two touchdowns and Rosewood's defense played a stout second half during a 15-7 triumph over Hobbton in the Carolina 1-A Conference opener for both teams Friday evening. Woodard rambled for a game-high...

Shocking finish gives James Kenan win over Princeton

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- James Kenan head football coach Ken Avent Jr. looked toward good friend Danny Blackburn and asked, "what just happened?" What just happened? How about an unbelievable stunning finish that left a standing-room-only crowd and two state-ranked teams...

Eastern Wayne dedicates team win to 'mama'

aetzler@newsargus.com The oranges were missing. The pickles were gone. Eastern Wayne's Dayshawn Pridgen started to cramp up in the fourth quarter and he looked for her in the stands. Reality finally set in. She was gone. Pridgen's mother, Jinifer Pridgen,...

Spring Creek-Lakewood box

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Spring Creek -- Logan Miller 4-(minus-1); Gary Williams 14-64; Tre Hammonds 8-38. PASSING -- Spring Creek -- Miller 2-6-1, 18. RECEIVING -- Spring Creek -- Jordan Hicks 2-18....

Rosewood-Hobbton box

Rosewood 0 7 0 8 -- 15 Hobbton 7 0 0 0 -- 7 First quarter H -- Surles 1 run (Gurrola kick), 2:00 Second quarter R -- Woodard 7 run (Almontaser kick), 9:45 Fourth quarter R -- Safety, 10:39...

Princeton-James Kenan box

James Kenan 0 6 7 13 -- 26 Princeton 0 10 13 0 -- 23 Second quarter P -- Mendez 25 FG, 6:19 JK -- Washington 38 pass from Avent III (kick failed), 3:28 P -- Frasier 65 run (Mendez...

North Duplin-Lejeune box

North Duplin 6 8 0 7 -- 21 Lejeune 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter ND -- Williams 1 run (kick failed), 9:28 Second quarter ND -- Payton 9 run (Payton run), 7:25 Fourth quarter ND -- Mora...

Goldsboro-Northside box

Goldsboro 0 6 0 0 -- 6 Northside 13 8 14 7 -- 42 Second quarter G -- Griffin 90 interception return (kick failed), 0:44.3 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Goldsboro -- Rayvonne Barnes 13-50; Jayln Moore 3-2; Taylin Davis 1-4;...

Eastern Wayne-South Central box score

South Central    7    0    0    14    --    21 Eastern Wayne    7    14    0    7    --    28First quarter EW -- Boudy 76 pass from Best (Dove kick), 2:14 SC -- Carter 75 kickoff return (Lincoln kick), 2:12 Second quarter EW --...

C.B. Aycock-New Bern box

New Bern 14 23 7 0 -- 44 C.B. Aycock 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter NB -- Hughes 28 run, 3:12 NB -- Squires 26 interception return, 2:21 Second quarter NB -- Hughes 5 run, 7:01 NB...

EW-SC box score

Goldsboro 0 6 0 0 -- 6 Northside 13 8 14 7 -- 42 Second quarter G -- Griffin 90 interception return (kick failed), 0:44.3 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Goldsboro -- Rayvonne Barnes 13-50; Jayln Moore 3-2; Taylin Davis 1-4;...

C.B. Aycock-New Bern box

New Bern 14 23 7 0 -- 44 C.B. Aycock 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter NB -- Hughes 28 run, 3:12 NB -- Squires 26 interception return, 2:21 Second quarter NB -- Hughes 5 run, 7:01 NB...

Friday, September 26, 2014

Rosewood-Spring Creek tennis box

Rosewood 5 Spring Creek 4 Singles: Grace West (SC) walkover Shayla Marak; Faith Baker (R) d. Magen Jones 8-0; Kennedy Behrend (R) d. Madelyn Coates 8-0; Keelin Hunter (R) d. Cassie Alphin 9-8 (8); Laura Lintner (R) d. Stormy Westbrook...

Rosewood, Spring Creek stage battle on tennis courts

rcoggins@newsargus.com Spring Creek made Rosewood work for every point Thursday afternoon. And the Eagles survived ... barely. Tiebreakers factored into three outcomes during Rosewood's nail-biting 5-4 victory as an overcast sky gave way to darkness on the Carolina 1-A Conference...

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Faye Franklin won low gross during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Gaye Bryant took low net. Hiromi Sueki and Linda Cannon shared low putts....

Lane Tree Ladies Golf news

Cathy Garris claimed the Lane Tree Ladies Open Division club championship and Linda Watson emerged as the Senior Division club champion during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Linda Cannon earned game-of-the-week honors. Watson secured low gross, while...

Pittard delivers 18 kills, Goldsboro dumps Goldsboro

Becka Pittard proved she's back to 100 percent in her second game after returning from an injury by pounding out 18 kills, three blocks, three digs and an ace as Goldsboro trounced Greene Central 25-16, 26-24, 25-13 on Thursday. Alexus...

Princeton serves 20 aces in 3-set sweep of Hobbton

Princeton served 20 aces in a 25-16, 25-15, 25-7 win over Carolina 1-A Conference foe Hobbton on Thursday evening. Taylor Carroll and Hailey Wood combined for nine kills and 13 aces for the Bulldogs. Kasey Edwards added three kills and...

Spring Creek upends North Duplin in Carolina 1A volleyball

After winning the first set, North Duplin dropped three straight in a 25-17, 15-25, 17-25, 18-25 loss to Carolina 1-A Conference foe Spring Creek on Thursday. Sarah Ford had 21 assists for the Gators, and Rachel McCollum pounded out 18...

Warner mashes 9 kills, Aycock completes regular-season sweep of Southern Wayne

DUDLEY -- Courtney Warner smashed nine kills and served four aces, and Charles B. Aycock defeated Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A rival Southern Wayne 25-7, 20-25, 25-18, 25-20 on Thursday evening. Alexis Bynum, Taylor Daniels and Emily Patnaude combined for 17 kills...

Ramirez nets lone goal in Saints' road loss

Ulysses Ramirez tallied Southern Wayne's lone goal in a 3-1 loss to Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference opponent J.H. Rose on Thursday evening. The Saints entertain Eastern Wayne on Tuesday....

Chapin logs hat trick, Eagles blank Bulldogs on soccer pitch

PRINCETON -- Ethan Chapin logged a hat trick (three goals) and Rosewood dominated archrival Carolina 1-A Conference opponent Princeton, 4-0, on Thursday evening. Zach Barnes scored a goal and Marquail Almontaser had two assists. Kahlil Warren and Daniel Aburto also...

Chargers no match for Knights in CPIC tennis

WILSON -- Wayne Country Day lost just five games on the singles courts on their way to a 9-0 sweep of Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference foe Greenfield on Thursday. Gianna Democko, Taylor Willman and Jennifer Potts each swept their...

Golden Falcons net share of ECC 3A/4A tennis crown

Charles B. Aycock swept the singles courts before rain halted play and gave the Golden Falcons a 6-0 win over Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A foe South Central on Thursday. Aycock clinched at least a share of the ECC regular-season title. Ashton...

Preps digest: JV, middle schools

JV * Football: South Central 45, Eastern Wayne 0 -- Malyk Williams led the Warriors defensively with seven tackles in a 45-0 loss to South Central on Thursday. Mikel Wright had five tackles in the secondary. EW hosts New...

Acosta, Anderson hook up for EW's game-winning goal

aetzler@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- When Eastern Wayne stepped off the bus to play crosstown rival Charles B. Aycock, they knew they were going to be without Ethan Zadrozny. The Warriors' defensive midfielder sat out the game out for an undisclosed reason....

Williams: Warriors go back to basics during bye week

aetzler@newsargus.com Eastern Wayne had a lot to clean up after its sloppy 21-6 win over Greene Central. Lucky for the Warriors they had two weeks to do so. A bye week allowed head coach Bubba Williams' team get back to...