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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Weekend preps digest

JV sports * Boys' basketball: Goldsboro 62, Southern Wayne 41 -- Quavis Holloman led three Cougars in double figures with 14 points in the Cougars' non-conference road win. Shahim Muhammad and Kerron Howell provided 13 and 10 points, respectively....

Wayne Christian girls end three-game losing streak

Wayne Christian's Carly Hightower and Courtney Barrow each hit a pair of crucial free throws in the final minute to preserve a 46-44 win over Crossroads Christian on Friday evening. The Eagles (2-4 overall) snapped a three-game losing streak....

Wayne Christian boys pick up CCC win at home

Wayne Christian got a big effort from Chase King and defeated Carolina Christian 1-A foe Crossroads Christian, 55-49, on Friday evening. King led the Eagles with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Tyler Mooring finished with 11 points and seven...

Spring Creek boys upend Midway

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek used an 8-0, third-quarter run to turn back Midway, 51-41, on Friday evening. The Gators were paced by Deshar Thomas' 20-point effort. Thomas made five free throws in the final two minutes to seal...

Rosewood boys cruise past Lakewood

ROSEBORO -- Unbeaten Rosewood stopped Lakewood, 63-53, on Friday evening. Cody Harris paced the Rosewood offense with 18 points. Antonio Henriquez chipped in 16 points and Jacquez Raynor finished with nine points. The Eagles (6-0 overall) entertain Lejeune on...

Jacobs has another double-double for unbeaten Dogs

KENLY -- Princeton came out firing on all cylinders from the opening tip and overwhelmed North Johnston, 90-59, on Friday night. Ben Jacobs continued his stellar start to the season with 27 points and 15 rebounds. C.J. Jeffries added...

Allen leads MOC's second-half charge on road

MOC Sports Information RALEIGH -- Brandon Allen's go-ahead 3-pointer sparked Mount Olive College to a come-from-behind, 62-58 victory over in-state rival St. Augustine's on Saturday afternoon. Allen pumped in 18 points for the Trojans, who rebounded from their first loss...

North Duplin boys snap two-game skid

CALYPSO -- Start with some red-hot outside shooting. Add some stingy defense. Finish with a balanced offensive attack. Those ingredients make up a blowout. North Duplin held Hobbton in check long enough to build a double-digit lead in the game's...

Friday's prep boxes

BOYS Goldsboro 17 18 10 11 -- 56 Southern Wayne 16 25 10 19 -- 70 GOLDSBORO (3-2) Jalin Sprueill 0 0 0-0 0, Corteiz Sprangle 0 0 0-0 0, Devonte White 1 1 3-4 8, Moses Ramsey 1 2...

North Duplin girls fall to Hobbton

CALYPSO -- North Duplin never got its offense going in a 28-17 non-conference loss against Hobbton on Friday night.The Rebels were held to five points or less in each quarter. Jessica Jones paced the North Duplin offense with 11...

News-Argus Offensive Player of the Year -- EW's Lamar Best

The premise was simple for the Eastern Wayne football team this fall. Give the ball to Lamar Best and good things will happen. Best wore many hats throughout the season for the Warriors and whether he lined up at running...

News-Argus Defensive Player of the Year -- Cougars' Jarran Reed

Jarran Reed plays football with a wisdom and maturity that makes him as much of a force on the field as his size and speed do. A workout warrior and film room junkie, Reed spends as much time sharpening his...

Cash, Yelverton lead Golden Falcons in indoor track

ERWIN -- Treseon Cash emerged victorious in the 55-meter hurdles and Jackson Yelverton claimed the 1,000-meter run during a five-team, Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference meet contested at Triton High School. Cash crossed the line first in 9.25 seconds, finished...

Safford scores ace at Goldsboro Municipal GC

Doug Safford recently recorded his second career hole-in-one while playing at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course. Safford aced the par-3, No. 12 hole with an 8-iron from 147 yards. William "Deano" Jetto, Melvin "Bud" Lee and John "Tom" Britt witnessed...

Cougar girls withstand late SW rally

DUDLEY -- Tiffany Thompson and Kasheika Wallace each drained a crucial free throw in the final 23.6 seconds, and Goldsboro escaped county rival Southern Wayne, 39-38. The Cougars (4-1 overall) led 35-23 with 3:31 left in the fourth quarter....

Atkinson scores 16 in EW road victory

FOUR OAKS -- Eastern Wayne used some tight defense to slow down the normally-potent South Johnston offense en route to a 50-37 victory on Friday night. It was the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opener for both teams. Lee Atkinson...

Unbeaten Triton defeats CBA boys

ERWIN -- Triton continued its hot start with a 71-51 win over C.B. Aycock on Friday night. The Hawks improved to 6-0 overall with the victory and 1-0 in ECC play. Brandon Winford paced the Golden Falcons with 20...

Southern Wayne boys pull away from Goldsboro

DUDLEY -- First impressions can be a little misleading. It's a good thing Russell Stephens didn't get bluffed. Stephens scouted Goldsboro on Tuesday and walked away from Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium knowing he hadn't seen the perennial powerhouse play its...

Faith Christian girls fall to Neuse Christian

Faith Christian never got the timely basket it needed in the fourth quarter in a 29-25 loss to Neuse Christian on Friday night. The Conquerors were led by Katie Watson's 11-point outburst. Christina Powell added five points. Faith Christian...

News-Argus Coach of the Year -- EW's Bubba Williams

On paper and according to preseason predictions, Eastern Wayne appeared a likely candidate to finish at the bottom of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference in football. After all, the Warriors won just one game in 2009. And question marks surrounded...