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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Area preps digest

JV sports • Baseball: Eastern Wayne 6, Triton 2 -- Ryan Faucette pounded out three hits, while Jeremy Lancaster batted 2-for-3 with two RBI. Tyler Warren contributed two hits. MJ Morgan, Josh Dixon, Tyler Huetter and Grayson Wells posted one...

Golden Falcons' track finishes third

Boys' track Triton 68, South Johnston 61, C.B. Aycock 35, So. Wayne 21 • FOUR OAKS -- Charles B. Aycock's Cade Ivey claimed the 800-meter run and ran the opening leg on two winning relay teams during a four-team, Eastern Carolina...

Wayne Christian slips past Cresset Christian

Wayne Christian 3, Cresset Christian 2 • DURHAM -- Brooke Barfield scored two goals and Wayne Christian slipped past Cresset Christian 3-2 on Friday. Katie Isenhower added a goal and an assist for the Eagles. Regan Tart also had...

N. Lenoir-So. Wayne softball box

Southern Wayne    011    400    2    --    8    7    4 North Lenoir    022    110    0    --    6    6    4 Leading hitters -- Southern Wayne -- Carlie Heath 2-4; Madison Davis 1-4; Andrel Morris 2-4, 2B, 3B, 4 RBI. North Lenoir --...

N. Lenoir-So. Wayne baseball box

Southern Wayne    255    111    2    --    17    14    3 North Lenoir    001    330    1    --    8    6    4 Leading hitters -- Southern Wayne -- Kevin Wise 2-4, HR, 5 RBI; Zach Grantham 4-5, HR, 5 RBI; Jaime Dove 1-2, HR,...

Awards ceremony to honor area athletes

The Geeker Report, a free local monthly sports publication is having its official launch by sponsoring the inaugural Geeker Sports Achievement Awards. The awards ceremony, which is also sponsored by the Wayne County Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force, the Wayne...

Ayden-Grifton blanks Rosewood

Ayden-Grifton 4, Rosewood 0 • Rosewood began defense of its Carolina 1-A Conference championship with a 4-0 loss to Ayden-Grifton on Friday evening. Logan Waters doubled for the Eagles. Reed Howell suffered the pitching loss. The freshman permitted two earned...

Greene Central tops SW Edgecombe

Greene Central 9, SW Edgecombe 1 • PINETOPS -- Wes Sowers cranked out two home runs and emerged the winning pitcher in Greene Central's 9-1 victory over SouthWest Edgecombe in Eastern Plains 2-A Conference play Friday evening. Sowers concluded the...

North Duplin opens Carolina 1-A Conference play with win at Goldsboro

North Duplin 17, Goldsboro 1 • Larry White threw a no-hitter, and North Duplin opened Carolina 1-A Conference play with a 17-1 victory over Goldsboro on Friday evening. White fanned 13 Cougars in the mercy rule-shortened contest. Goldsboro (2-8 overall,...

Mozingo tosses gem as Eastern Wayne gets key road win

Eastern Wayne 1, Triton 0 • ERWIN -- Zach Mozingo recorded 11 strikeouts in a complete-game effort, and Eastern Wayne shut out Triton, 1-0, in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference action Friday evening. "We played extremely well and they pitched it...

Goldsboro earns shutout against Midway

Girls' soccer Goldsboro 3, Midway 0 • Anna Harris scored two goals in Goldsboro's 3-0, non-conference victory over Midway. Dorian Wences added the other goal. The Cougars, directed by head coach Gina Elmore, improved to 4-7-1 overall this season....

Rebels cruise past Cougars

Softball North Duplin 15, Goldsboro 0 • North Duplin opened Carolina 1-A Conference play with a 15-0 victory over Goldsboro on Friday afternoon. Bailey Ellis endured the loss inside the pitcher's circle for the Cougars. She recorded two strikeouts in...

Lawrence Academy knocks off Wayne Country Day

Lawrence Academy 16, Wayne Country Day 5 (5 inn.) • Cody Neal collected two hits in Wayne Country Day's 16-5, non-conference loss to perennial Independent schools powerhouse Lawrence Academy on Friday afternoon. The teams were tied at 5-5 after four...

Southern Wayne muscles past North Lenoir

LaGRANGE -- Southern Wayne belted three home runs and cruised past North Lenoir, 17-8, on the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference baseball scene on Friday night. The Saints scored in every inning and wasted no time jumping out to an impressive...

Wayne Country Day struggles against Harrells Christian

By ANDREW STEVENS News-Argus Sports Writer With as much as youth as Wayne Country Day has on its girls' soccer team, there's going to be plenty of long days. Friday was one of them. Harrells Christian scored two goals in...

Saints rally past Hawks

LaGRANGE -- Southern Wayne belted three home runs and cruised past North Lenoir, 17-8, on the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference baseball scene on Friday night. The Saints scored in every inning and wasted no time jumping out to an impressive...

Mount Olive completes sweep of Barton

MOC Sports Information WILSON -- Pete Levitt allowed six hits over six innings, and No. 1-ranked Mount Olive College defeated Barton College, 8-1, on Saturday to complete a three-game sweep in their Conference Carolinas baseball series. Jeremy Hall and David...