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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Lawrence turns back WCDS, 5-3

MERRY HILL -- Three-time defending state champion Lawrence Academy profited from two middle-inning errors and ousted Wayne Country Day, 5-3, in a quarterfinal-round contest in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A baseball playoffs. The No. 1-ranked Warriors plated...

Gryphons oust Golden Falcons, 7-4

PIKEVILLE -- Much like its entire season, Charles B. Aycock's year-ending loss to Rocky Mount was full of highs, lows and plenty of adversity. The Golden Falcons erased an early deficit and refused to go away, but came up short...

Chargers pull off OT shocker

WILSON -- Stay focused. Pay attention. Keep your marks. Block out the fatigue. The simple messages led to Wayne Country Day's biggest triumph of the season on the soccer pitch Tuesday evening. Catherine Ford nailed the game-winning goal in...

Trojans' Watt enjoys new role

Rob Watt is not a new face on the baseball scene at Mount Olive College, but he does have a new role. For most of the season Watt has been the man behind the Trojan pitching staff. He calls pitches,...

Talented teams, players present good challenge at regional

The team names and records slid onto the empty lines. Mount Olive College head baseball coach Carl Lancaster studied each one as the announcer fired off statistics and accomplishments of each school. To no one's surprise, especially not Lancaster, the...

Local preps digest

Boys' tennis Rosewood reaches east finals * The No. 3 doubles of Zach Behrend-Daniel Elawar earned the match-clinching point, and Rosewood advanced to the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A dual-team eastern championship with a 5-4 victory over Martin Riverside...

Duo puts Warriors in east finals

Craig Hassell is glad the rains stayed away. And he's thrilled that Rafael Guerra was able to play. Guerra and doubles mate Joseph Chaney clinched the match-deciding point, and lifted Eastern Wayne to a 5-4 triumph over Wilson Fike in...

C.B. Aycock-S. Brunswick box

South Brunswick 000 000 0 -- 0 2 0 C.B. Aycock 000 270 x -- 9 8 0 Leading hitters -- South Brunswick -- Casey O'Connor 1-3; Madison Walker 1-2, 2B. C.B. Aycock -- Reagan Herndon 1-1; Ivy Hartzell 2-3,...

Mozingo holds reigning 3-A east champs hitless

WILSON -- Untouchable. And darn near perfect. Eastern Wayne hurler Zack Mozingo held No. 4-ranked Wilson Hunt hitless and logged 15 strikeouts in a 6-0, second-round triumph in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A baseball playoffs Tuesday evening....

ECC co-champ Aycock knocks out S. Brunswick

PIKEVILLE -- It took a while for Charles B. Aycock to get its offense going Tuesday. It finally broke loose in one inning. The Golden Falcons plated seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and bested South Brunswick...