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Sunday, January 30, 2011

WCDS varsities drop CPIC contests at nemesis Greenfield

Courtesy Wilson Daily Times WILSON -- Greenfield School took control of the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference varsity boys' basketball race with a 63-52 win at home against Wayne Country Day on Friday night. The state-ranked Knights, playing in their...

Triton upends Eastern Wayne girls

ERWIN -- Triton kept Eastern Wayne from ever finding an offensive rhythm in a 51-26 rout on Thursday night. Tamiya Dortch paced the Warriors with nine points and three steals. Jasmine Benjamin, Brittany Scurlock and Brooke Doherty each added...

Saints girls hang on for ECC home win

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne weathered a late scoring-drought and hung on for a 40-30 win over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe Cleveland on Friday night. The Saints led 35-22 midway through the third quarter before going scoreless for more...

Southern Wayne hammers Cleveland, keeps ECC lead

DUDLEY -- Tenacious, intense and relentless. Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference leader Southern Wayne turned in four quarters of textbook defense and routed league newcomer Cleveland 86-44 on Friday night. The Saints used full-court pressure to create turnovers, hounded ball handlers,...

Wayne Christian girls get Carolina Christian 1-A win

RALEIGH -- Four Wayne Christian players finished in double figures as the Eagles routed Trinity of Raleigh 46-21 on Friday night. Katie Isenhower led the way for Wayne Christian with 13 points and six rebounds. Carly Hightower added 11...

prep boxscores

BOYS Cleveland 9 16 10 9 -- 44 So. Wayne 19 31 26 10 -- 86 CLEVELAND (2-15, 1-7) Cetan Merzlak 1 0 0-0 2, Taiquan Dixon 1 0 0-0 2, Julian Reed 4 0 12-13 20, Gilbert King...

Princeton girls earn second straight league win

PRINCETON -- Spring Creek battled for four quarters, but it was not enough as Princeton broke away in the fourth quarter for a 55-37 win on Friday night. The victory kept the Dawgs ahead of the Gators in the...

No. 1-ranked Dogs avoid Gators' upset bid

PRINCETON -- Spring Creek had Princeton on the ropes. The Dawgs battled back in the fourth quarter and kept their undefeated season intact. Ben Jacobs finished one assist shy of a triple-double and No. 1-ranked Princeton claimed a 68-63 win...

Rosewood girls drop league game at Ayden-Grifton

AYDEN -- Kelsey Kornegay led Rosewood with eight points in a 59-29 loss at Carolina 1-A Conference rival Ayden-Grifton on Friday evening. Haley Mercer provided five points....

Limestone men sweep regular-season series

MOC Sports Information GAFFNEY, S.C. -- Freshman Dory Hines flirted with his first-ever, triple-double, but Mount Olive endured a 78-71 loss to Limestone College on the Conference Carolinas men's basketball scene Saturday. Hines, a Kinston High alum, recorded 16 points,...

Lassiter, Johnson lead Lady Cougars on road

CALYPSO -- North Duplin gave Goldsboro all it could handle for three quarters before falling to Goldsboro 42-29 on Friday night. Talaya Lassiter paced the Cougars' offense with 14 points. Brandy Johnson added 12 points in the win. Jessica...

Goldsboro starts hot, turns back North Duplin's boys

CALYPSO -- Goldsboro got off to a hot start and never looked back in a 77-55 win over North Duplin on the Carolina 1-A Conference scene Friday night. The Cougars opened a 19-12 lead after one period and extended...

Mount Olive College spring teams ready for season openers

Past success and two preseason All-American selections has put early pressure on the Mount Olive College baseball team. The Trojans, who reached the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional last season, are picked to defend their regular-season Conference Carolinas title. No....

Trojan women rally, come up short on national TV

MOC Sports Information GAFFNEY, S.C. -- Mount Olive slashed an 18-point, second-half deficit to two points in the final 16 seconds, but Limestone held on for 74-68, nationally-televised Conference Carolinas basketball victory Saturday afternoon. CBS College Sports aired the Division...

Howell helps Golden Falcon girls emerge victorious in overtime

PIKEVILLE -- Imari Howell disappeared for three quarters. But, oh, what a return she made. A junior, Howell scored eight of her team-high 15 points in the fourth quarter and overtime combined, and sparked Charles B. Aycock to a 43-38...

Winford leads Aycock boys past South Johnston

PIKEVILLE -- Senior forward Brandon Winford pumped in a game-high 16 points, and Charles B. Aycock turned back South Johnston 42-33 in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play Friday evening. Winford grabbed five rebounds for the Golden Falcons, who rose...

Rosewood boys fall to Ayden-Grifton

AYDEN -- Rosewood struggled to find a rhythm offensively in a 47-32 loss at Carolina 1-A Conference foe Ayden-Grifton on Friday night. Antonio Henriques led the Eagles with eight points. Shane Whitley provided six points and Dee Mabry had...