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By News-Argus Staff
Published in Sports on September 19, 2006 2:14 PM

WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock's Kelli Forbis claimed medalist honors with a 37 and teamed with Brooke Newell (46) to boost the Golden Falcons to a win in a Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference match on Monday at Willow Springs.

Forbis also recently won the women's club championship at Lane Tree, while Newell won the women's title at Goldsboro Municipal.

Aycock finished with a team score of 83, while Eastern Wayne followed at 91 and Southern Wayne took third at 98. Wilson Beddingfield (104) and Wilson Hunt (128) rounded out the team scoring.

Jasmine Reeves (39) and Melissa Ricker (52) paced the Warriors' effort.

Jordan Hill (46) and Alyssa Bradshaw (52) led Southern Wayne.

The next scheduled ECC match is Sept. 25 at Wedgewood Country Club in Wilson.

Boys soccer

Warriors blank

Southern Wayne

Eastern Wayne's Bryan Coltrane scored two goals in the Warriors' 6-0 win at home over Southern Wayne on Monday in the Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference opener for both schools.

Eric Suncin, Geordi Brown, Jace Muelenthaler and Matt Wolf added one goal each for Eastern Wayne (4-3-1, 1-0 ECC), which outshot the Saints, 19-5.

Southern Wayne (0-3, 0-1) travels to Wilson Beddingfield on Wednesday, while the Warriors travel to Wilson Hunt.

Cross country

Johnson, Price claim

first-place finishes

RALEIGH -- Wayne Christian's Doug Johnson captured the boys meet with a time of 20:26, while Jennifer Price won the girls meet with a 24:40 as the Eagles participated in a two-team event at Wake Christian on Monday.

Wake claimed the boys meet 25-30 and the girls meet 23-32.

Wayne Christian's Justin Brathwaite finished third at 22:05 as Martha Summerlin placed fifth for the Eagles' girls with a 29:35.

Wayne Christian returns to action at home on Thursday for a Carolina Christian 1-A Conference meet.

Boys meet

Wake Christian 25, Wayne Christian 30

1. Doug Johnson WCS 20:26

2. Austin Higgins Wake 20:47

3. Justin Brathwaite WCS 22:05

4. Ben Peterman Wake 22:57

5. Travis Jones Wake 23:48

6. Michael Buffaloe Wake 24:36

7. Jon Massey WCS 24:39

8. Drew Buffaloe Wake 24:45

9. Noah Kearney WCS 25:06

10. Josiah Wright WCS 25:38

Girls meet

Wake Christian 23, Wayne Christian 32

1. Jennifer Price WCS 24:40

2. Kendra Kassonie Wake 26:58

3. Autumn Butler Wake 29:04

4. Mary Powell Wake 29:04

5. Martha Summerlin WCS 29:35

6. Carra Glover Wake 30:00

7. Kayla Kennedy WCS 30:02

8. Ashley Matthews Wake 30:20

9. Shelle Anderson WCS 31:52

10. Charity Wright WCS 33:22


Eagles stay

unbeaten in league

Rosewood remained unbeaten in Carolina/Super Six 1-A Conference play with a 9-0 sweep over Spring Creek on Monday.

Sidney Worrell, Missy Bailey, Erica Nichols, Jamie Andrews, Jillian Casey and Karli Beasley claimed straight-set wins for the Eagles, who improved to 4-2 overall and 4-0 in league play. The doubles combinations of Worrell-Andrews, Bailey-Nichols and Casey-Janneke Parrish helped Rosewood finish off the sweep.

The Eagles host North Duplin on Wednesday, while the Gators look to bounce back Thursday against the Rebels in Seven Springs.

Rosewood 9

Spring Creek 0

Singles -- No. 1 Sidney Worrell (RHS) d. Jamie Johnson 6-3, 6-4; No. 2 Missy Bailey (RHS) d. Jamison Mossberg 6-1, 6-2; No. 3 Erica Nichols (RHS) d. Lauren Player 6-0, 6-2; No. 4 Jamie Andrews (RHS) d. Ivey Best 6-0, 6-0; No. 5 Jillian Casey d. Maura Phipps 6-1, 6-0; No. 6 Karli Beasley (RHS) d. Rachel Lewis 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles -- No. 1 Worrell-Andrews (RHS) d. Johnson-Player 8-2; No. 2 Bailey-Nichols (RHS) d. Mossberg-Best 8-1; No. 3 Casey-Janneke Parrish (RHS) d. Phipps-Lewis 8-3.

Rams get

back to .500

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central cruised to a 9-0 win at home on Monday against Kinston to improve to 5-5 overall.

Brittany Horton, Sarah Beth Carraway, Cally Hudson, Elizabeth McLawhorn, Samantha Taylor and Abby Sugg claimed straight-set singles wins for the Rams, while the doubles combinations of Horton-Sugg, Taylor-McLawhorn and Dana Spivey-Hudson finished off the sweep.

Greene Central (5-5) travels to Farmville Central on Tuesday.

Greene Central 9

Kinston 0

Singles -- No. 1 Brittany Horton (GC) d. Sarah Culbreth 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Sarah Beth Carraway (GC) d. Jesse Anderson 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 Cally Hudson (GC) d. Emily Broadway 6-0, 6-4; No. 4 Elizabeth McLawhorn (GC) d. Abby Hill 6-0, 6-0; No. 5 Samantha Taylor (GC) d. Madison Kearney 6-0, 6-2; No. 6 Abby Sugg (GC) d. Paige Culbreth 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles -- No. 1 Horton-Sugg (GC) d. Culbreth-Anderson 8-1; No. 2 Taylor-McLawhorn (GC) d. Broadway-Kearney 8-2; No. 3 Dana Spivey-Hudson (GC) d. Hill-Culbreth 8-1.


Bulldogs sweep


PRINCETON -- Princeton's Brittany Davis dished out 16 assists in the Bulldogs' 25-6, 25-15, 25-8 win at home over Goldsboro on Monday.

Stephanie Daughtry delivered seven kills for Princeton (10-2), while Cynthia Peedin added six kills. Kortnie Yutzy and Tiesha Williams combined for eight kills and seven aces for the Bulldogs, who host North Johnston today in Class 1-A Carolina Conference action.

The Cougars travel to Class 2-A Eastern Plains Conference foe Farmville Central today.

Chargers topple

Parrott Academy

Wayne Country Day's Ashley Clark posted 16 assists and served up seven aces as the Chargers swept Parrott Academy, 25-23, 25-13, 25-14 at home on Monday.

Stephanie Sykes added eight kills and seven digs for WCDS (5-6), while Shelly Sullivan provided seven digs and five aces. Kayla Flanagan and Bre Radford combined for nine digs for the Chargers.

WCDS travels to Oxford today.

JV football

Cougars cruise

past Trojans

TRENTON -- Goldsboro's Dustin Uzzardo connected with Tyquan Sprangle and Marquese King for a pair of long touchdown passes in the first quarter as the Cougars rolled to a 42-8 win at Jones Sr. on Monday.

Tropical Storm Ernesto washed out the regularly scheduled meeting between the two schools on Aug. 31.

Uzzardo finished with 120 yards through the air on 7-of-10 passing with one interception. A.J. Parker paced Goldsboro's ground attack with 10 rushes for 140 yards and two touchdowns, while Darren Pittman posted 126 yards on nine carries. Sprangle and Tyre Vaughn added rushing touchdowns for the Cougars, who improved to 4-0.

Goldsboro coach Danny Merritt applauded the defensive efforts of Johnny Artis, Darrick Williamson, Lamar Hicks and Mike Langston.

The Cougars travel to Wilmington Hoggard on Thursday.

JV tennis

Falcons even

overall record

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock claimed an 8-1 win over Southern Wayne in Class 3-A Eastern Carolina Conference action on Monday at the Falcons' courts.

Alicia Sodoma, Hollie Baker, Nicole Kessler, Cynthia Burroughs and Nicole McGrath emerged with singles wins for the Falcons, while the tandems of Sodoma-Baker, Kessler-Burroughs and Kristen Fischer-Ashley Howell swept the doubles.

Southern Wayne's Leigh Ann Jarman claimed her team's lone win at No. 4 singles.

Aycock (2-2) travels to Greene Central on Wednesday.

C.B. Aycock 8

Southern Wayne 1

Singles -- No. 1 Alicia Sodoma (CBA) d. Scarlett Price 8-6; No. 2 Hollie Baker (CBA) d. Lisa Chowti 8-3; No. 3 Nicole Kessler (CBA) d. Brooke Dove 8-1; No. 4 Leigh Ann Jarman (SW) d. Hannah Daughtry 9-8 (7-2); No. 5 Cynthia Burroughs (CBA) d. Kellie Best 8-0; No. 6 Nicole McGrath (CBA) d. Sabrina Haverty 8-6.

Doubles -- No. 1 Sodoma-Baker (CBA) d. Price-Chowti 9-8 (7-4); No. 2 Kessler-Burroughs (CBA) d. Jarman-Amberly Martin 8-2; No. 3 Kristen Fischer-Ashley Howell (CBA) d. Iesha Usher-Shae Stanley 8-0.

Middle schools

Grantham volleyball def. Mount Olive 25-11, 23-25, 25-15, 25-17 -- Courtney Holland served on 33 points and had six aces for Grantham, while Amber Lanier served on 18 points and had two aces. The Bulldogs travel to Spring Creek on Sept. 25.

Spring Creek volleyball def. Dillard 25-6, 13-25, 25-7, 25-13, 25-9 -- Hannah Brown, Mallory Frederick and Whitney Frederick turned in solid efforts for the Gators (1-2). Amanda Garrett, Cherisse White, Z'SaVae Phillips and Shikera Campbell led Dillard. Spring Creek travels to Brogden on Thursday.

Norwayne volleyball def. Brogden 25-10, 26-24, 25-13 -- Norwayne (3-0, 1-0) hosts Greenwood on Monday.


In Friday's edition, a Charles B. Aycock tennis player was misidentified as Kristen Bennett when the player pictured was Emilee Quinn. We apologize for the error.