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Saturday, October 17, 2009

Eagles' Jones places 2nd in four-team cross country meet

Connor Jones grabbed second-place honors during a four-team, non-conference boys' cross country meet contested Friday afternoon at Waynesborough Park. Jones covered the 3.1-mile (5K) course in 18 minutes, 18 seconds. Teammates Mark Sawyer (20:03) and Will Massey (21:07) ended...

Jones' fourth-quarter TD lifts James Kenan to road win

SALEMBURG -- Quarterback Parker Jones rushed for the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter, and James Kenan stopped Lakewood 13-8 in a Tri-County 1-A Conference football game Friday evening. Jones' 1-yard plunge sealed the Tigers' comeback win. "That play...

Friday's prep football boxscores

James Kenan 0 7 0 6 -- 13 Lakewood 0 0 8 0 -- 8 Second quarter JK -- V. Parker 1 run (Martinez kick), 0:37 Third quarter L -- Kerr 4 run (Murphy pass to Newkirk), 2:33 Fourth quarter...

Alexander's goal lifts Wayne Christian to CCC boys' soccer tournament crown

Greg Alexander collected the game's lone goal, and Wayne Christian upended Cape Fear Christian 1-0 to claim the Carolina Christian 1-A Conference boys' soccer tournament championship Friday afternoon. The top-seeded Eagles (16-5-1 overall) secured the automatic bid to the...

Southern Wayne-North Lenoir box

North Lenoir 0 12 8 0 -- 20 Southern Wayne 14 13 15 7 -- 49 First quarter SW -- Cobb 5 run (Cobb run), 9:28 SW -- Bradshaw 5 run (kick blocked), 1:37 Second quarter NL -- Morgan 32...

Southern Wayne snaps 15-game skid

DUDLEY -- This win had been a long time coming for Southern Wayne. The Saints rushed for 440 yards and forced four fumbles in a 49-20 win over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe North Lenoir on Friday night. The victory...

Early turnovers fuel Goldsboro's win over Rosewood

The Goldsboro Cougars are rolling. After struggling through some offensive woes during the non-conference schedule, the Cougars have refined and kicked their ground attack into high gear. Goldsboro compiled 481 yards of total offense and handed Carolina 1-A Conference foe...

Friday's N.C. prep football scores

Scores from high school football games played Friday in North Carolina: Albemarle 21, North Rowan 6 Alexander Central 14, Hickory St. Stephens 7 Anson County 34, Weddington 29 Apex Middle Creek 34, Cary 5 Ashe County 21, Alleghany County 0...

Goldsboro-Rosewood box

Goldsboro 19 19 14 7 -- 59 Rosewood 0 7 0 0 -- 7 First quarter G -- Montgomery 18 run (Odum kick), 8:33 G -- Jones 15 run (kick failed), 6:53 G -- Kornegay 6 run (kick failed), 2:32...

East Carolina beats up on hapless Rice

GREENVILLE -- East Carolina dominated time of possession and easily rolled to a 49-13 homecoming victory over Rice at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Pirate offense had little trouble moving the ball against the much-maligned Owls defense, which entered...

Wayne County players fare well in ECC girls' tennis tournament

Wayne County, once again, will be well represented in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A eastern regional tennis tournament this week. Eastern Wayne's top-seeded doubles of Danielle Daniel-Warner Underwood emerged the Eastern Carolina Conference champions with a...

C.B. Aycock-South Johnston box

C.B. Aycock 0 14 0 7 -- 21 South Johnston 3 10 8 7 -- 28 First quarter SJ -- Herrera 33 FG, 7:06 Second quarter CBA -- Murdock 12 pass from Farmer (Murdock kick), 11:50 SJ -- Herrera 19...

South Johnston hands Aycock first loss of season

FOUR OAKS -- Definitely worth the price of admission. And heart-stopping until the final play. Dee Williams' recovery of his own fumble set up the eventual game-winning touchdown as South Johnston upended Charles B. Aycock 28-21 on a breezy, chilly...