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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Weekend preps digest

JV sports * Baseball: Eastern Wayne 6, Southern Wayne 5 -- Derrick Bott and Ryan Faucette each batted 2-for-3 in the Warriors' road win. MJ Morgan and Josh Dixon added one hit apiece. Jeremy Lancaster claimed the mound victory and...

Lawrence, three-time NCISAA 1-A baseball champ, turns back WCDS

MERRY HILL -- Early-inning miscues ignited Lawrence Academy's offense in a 9-5, non-conference triumph over Wayne Country Day on Friday afternoon. Cody Neal doubled twice, while Tyson Pearson doubled and knocked in a run during his two-hit showing at the...

Chargers' Best scores four goals against Elon School

DURHAM -- Sophomore Sarah Best collected four goals and one assist in Wayne Country Day's 6-4, non-conference victory over The Elon School on opening day of the Trinity of Durham Invitational. Catherine Ford added two goals and two assists for...

Girls' All-Area Coach of the Year: Goldsboro's Latina Bullock-Davis

Cherish every moment is the message first-year Goldsboro High School girls' basketball coach LaTina Bullock-Davis constantly implored upon her team this season. Bullock-Davis guided the Cougars to a 23-5 record and an appearance in the N.C. High School Athletic Association...

Hawks slip past Trojans in ECC baseball

LaGRANGE -- Grayson Phillips and JT Williams each swatted a home run, and North Lenoir nipped South Johnston, 8-7, in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play Friday evening. Phillips concluded the night 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Williams batted 2-for-3 with...

Coffey, Heyduk spearhead Mount Olive's comebacks against Pfeiffer

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive played like the No. 1-ranked Division II baseball team in the country Saturday afternoon -- when it had to the most. Daniel Coffey's eighth-inning home run capped the Trojans' come-from-behind, 7-6 victory in the opener....

Boys' All-Area Coach of the Year: Southern Wayne's Russell Stephens

Leave the program how you found it is what Southern Wayne High School head basketball coach Russell Stephens tells his team before the season begins. Each year during Stephens' tenure, the feeling of responsibility has grown and now the simple...

Rosewood diamond 9 battle past Fike

WILSON -- John Winslow provided one inning of two-strikeout relief, and earned the save in Rosewood's 15-13, non-conference triumph over Wilson Fike on Friday afternoon. Winslow relieved bullpen mate Will Winslow, who tossed two-plus innings and surrendered five runs on...

Early-inning support gives Limbaugh confidence

PIKEVILLE -- Derek Limbaugh felt better. Early-inning run support boosted his confidence. And Charles B. Aycock remained unbeaten on the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference baseball scene Friday evening. Cameron and Jonathan Taylor each slugged a first-inning home run in a...

Eastern Wayne rallies in 7th against Southern Wayne

DUDLEY -- It's never too early in the season for a character-building win. Eastern Wayne rallied for five runs in the top of the seventh inning and held on for a 6-2 victory at over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference archrival...

C.B. Aycock-Cleveland baseball box

Cleveland 000 10 -- 1 3 5 C.B. Aycock (10)38 0x -- 21 16 1 Leading hitters -- Cleveland -- Alan Michael Hales 1-2; Cody Johnson 1-3; Matt Noble 1-1. C.B. Aycock -- Adam Pate 3-4, 4 RBI; Cameron Taylor...

Tiger offense comes alive in first inning

BURGAW -- James Kenan erupted for six first-inning runs and cruised past Pender, 10-1, in Tri-County 1-A Conference play Friday evening. The Tigers, who knocked out six consecutive hits in the opening-inning surge, claimed their first league win of the...

Rams stay unbeaten on EPC baseball scene

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central remained unbeaten on the Eastern Plains 2-A Conference scene with an 8-4 victory over Tarboro on the James R. Fulghum Athletic Complex diamond Friday evening. Trent Murray (RBI), Brian Cobb (RBI) and Landon Elmore (three...

Potter, Duke lead Warriors to shutout over Saints in soccer

DUDLEY -- Eastern Wayne goalies Sidney Potter and Erika Duke combined for their third shutout of the season in a 6-0 conquest of Southern Wayne on Friday evening. Potter and Duke each had one save. Captain Jenna Martin scored one...

E. Wayne-So. Wayne baseball box

Eastern Wayne 100 000 5 -- 6 9 2 Southern Wayne 000 011 0 -- 2 6 2 Leading hitters -- Eastern Wayne -- Dante Arthur 1-3, RBI; Jake May 1-3; Zach Mozingo 1-3, HR, RBI; Greg Simms 1-3; Wes...

Warriors capitalize on Saints' miscues

Eastern Wayne 300 000 1 -- 4 3 1 Southern Wayne 001 001 0 -- 2 8 3 Leading hitters -- Eastern Wayne -- Carissa Turner 1-2; Morgan Smith 1-2, RBI; Hannah Grantham 1-3. Southern Wayne -- Missy Morris 3-4;...

Girls' All-Area Player of the Year: WCDS' Catherine Ford

Catherine Ford's journey toward leadership has been filled with admitted reluctance, learning experiences and the dividends of hard work. The heralded Wayne Country Day guard has developed from a hesitant facilitator into an aggressive scorer since her first varsity season...

Burroughs powers Aycock past Cleveland on softball diamond

PIKEVILLE -- Freshman Meredith Burroughs slugged a three-run home run that landed 20 yards behind the outfield fence, and Charles B. Aycock dismantled Cleveland, 16-1, on Friday evening. The Golden Falcons (6-3 overall) seized sole possession of the Eastern Carolina...

Boys' All-Area Player of the Year: Princeton's Ben Jacobs

Though his senior season did not end the way he had hoped, Ben Jacobs still walked away from his final year at Princeton High School with a lot of positives. The talented forward had several shining moments in a Bulldawg...

Warrick scores two goals in Aycock's win over Cleveland

PIKEVILLE -- Cheyenne Warrick punched in two goals and Charles B. Aycock rolled past Cleveland, 5-1, in an Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference contest Friday afternoon. Madison Mercer added two goals and one assist. Beth Raineri collected her first goal of...