Local sports digest
By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on December 1, 2005 2:01 PM
ROSEBORO -- Rosewood junior Courtney Hill dropped in 20 points as the Eagles opened their season with a 65-40 win at Lakewood on Wednesday.
Rosewood (1-0) jumped out to a 25-6 lead after the first period with hot shooting and tight defense and never looked back.
"Our girls came out and played really hard early. We shot the ball well and played good defense in the first quarter," Eagles' coach Jerry Narron said. "After that, we did a lot of substituting. All of our girls played."
Senior Clare Narron added 12 points for Rosewood, which returns to action on Friday at Hobbton.
Samantha Smith and Lindsay Benton finished with 16 and 13 points for Lakewood, respectively.
Rosewood 25 11 16 13 -- 65
Lakewood 6 19 5 10 -- 40
Courtney Hill 20, Clare Narron 12, Kasey Grey 8, Shanita Monroe 7, Kasie Braswell 7, Stephanie Rhodes 6, Mary Jo Moore 5.
Samantha Smith 16, Lindsay Benton 13, Angela Deaver 6, Cajanda Jackson 3, Charnee Crumpler 2.
Faith holds on
for tough win
Faith Chrisitian's Lindsey Godwin hit two cluth free throws with five seconds left to help boost the Conquerors to a 29-26 win over Berrean Baptist.
Faith (2-1) erased a 23-15 deficit after three quarters, outscoring its opponent 14-3 in the fourth.
Natalie Thibeaux led the Conquerors with eight points and 12 rebounds, while teammate Elizabeth Clarke added seven points, four steals and three assists.
Lisa Dunmore paced Berrean with 11 points.
Faith returns to action on Friday against Tabernacle on the first day of the Faith Christian Invitational Tournament.
Faith 10 4 1 14 -- 29
Berrean 4 11 8 3 -- 26
Natalie Thibeaux 8, 12 r, Elizabeth Clarke 7, 4 s, 3 a, Kristen Maddox 4, Lindsey Godwin 4, Alyssa Hill 4, Reneé Provencal 2.
Lisa Dundore 11, Tamike Chisolm 7, Natasha Bacon 2, Jordan Woosley 2, Kaley Andrews 2, Veronica Bacon 2.
Wayne Country Day's Tiara Broadie finished with a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Chargers dropped Terra Ceia 42-26.
The Chargers improved to 3-3 heading into today's contest against Word of God in Raleigh.
Ashley Clark added 11 points for WCDS, while teammate Molly Peacock had eight rebounds to go with three blocks and two points.
ROSEBORO -- Rosewood senior Kyle Bunn posted a team-best 20 points in the Eagles' 73-53 loss at Lakewood on Wednesday in Rosewood's season opener.
The Eagles trimmed a 12-point halftime deficit down to five points in the third quarter, only to see the Leopards bounce back to outscore them 29-14 in the fourth.
"We didn't play defense very well. We played harder in the third, but ran out of gas in the fourth," Rosewood coach Daniel Mitchell said.
"That's something we need to work on."
Zach Hardison added 11 points for the Eagles, while teammate Clarence Toran contributed 10 points.
Lakewood's Joe Warren led all scorers with 25 points.
Rosewood (0-1) returns to action on Friday at Hobbton.
Rosewood 12 8 19 14 -- 53
Lakewood 17 15 12 29 -- 73
Stephen McIntyre 2, Kyle Bunn 20, Clarence Toran 10, Zach Hardison 11, Dennis Jones 4, Holt Raines 6.
Eric Williams 2, Travis Salazar 3, Zach Faircloth 17, Johnny Warren 3, Josh Owens 2, Joe Warren 25, Tyrey Boone 15, Michael Tindall 2, Norris Anderson 2, Brian Calhoun 2.
PHS home loss
PRINCETON -- Princeton sophomore Ryan Daughtry tallied a game-high 16 points as the Eagles fell 47-37 to James Kenan on Wednesday.
The Bulldogs fell to 2-2, heading into Friday's home game against Union.
Adam Williams added eight points for Princeton, which was held to five points in the second quarter and six in the fourth.
Four James Kenan players scored at least six points for the Tigers, who travel to East Duplin on Friday.
James Kenan 13 12 12 10 -- 47
Princeton 13 5 13 6 -- 37
S. Wilson 10, Washingon 7, Smith 6, Sloan 6, Kennison 5, Nickerson 4, Pemberton 4, K. Wilson 3, J. Williams 2.
Ryan Daughtry 16, Adam Williams 8, Will Gainey 4, Taylor Lane 3, Patrick Bunch 2, Josh Barefoot 2, Adam Nethercutt 2.
Goldsboro's Jamison Wellington scored 16 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the Cougars defeated Smithfield-Selma 72-68 at home on Tuesday.
Tavon Murchison added 14 points and eight rebounds for Goldsboro, while Kevonta McDuffie contributed 13 points and three rebounds.
Goldsboro (2-0) takes on Southern Wayne on Friday in Dudley.
ROSEBORO -- Rosewood's Sean Cornman had nine points, while teammate Taylor Allen chipped in seven in the Eagles' 46-39 loss at Lakewood on Wednesday.
It was the season opening game for Rosewood (0-1), which travels to Hobbton on Friday.
WILSON -- Eastern Wayne's Darian Cahill had 12 points as the Warriors fell 44-38 to Wilson Fike on Tuesday.
Charles Hayes paced the Golden Demons with 10 points.
Eastern Wayne (2-2) battles South Central at home on Friday.
WCDS boys 40, St. Mary's 20 -- Wayne Country Day's Brandon Davis scored 18 points, while Cameron Ford contributed eight points and was credited for solid defense. WCDS (3-1) hosts Parrott Academy on Tuesday.
Brooke Eason and Evelyn Rose tied for play of the day, while Faye Franklin won low gross.
Linda Cannon took low net, and Charlotte Campbell claimed low putts.
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