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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Local Preps Digest

Baseball North Duplin 15, Union 0 (5 inn.) * ROSE HILL -- Larry White and Ryan Wolfe combined for a mercy rule-shortened no-hitter in North Duplin's season-opening, 15-0 victory over Union on Tuesday afternoon. White recorded seven strikeouts and allowed...

MOC defense shines

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lees-McRae hung around. Hung around. And hung around some more. Finally, Mount Olive had seen enough. The Trojan men converted three consecutive defensive stops into points during a late first-half run and eventually thrashed the Bobcats, 74-48,...

Mistakes hurt Warriors in opener

With its ace on the mound and ailing teammate Jake May in the ballpark, the stage was set for Eastern Wayne to open its season in grand fashion. Instead, the Warriors turned in a performance short on aggression and full...

prep baseball boxes

South Central 100 002 1 -- 4 5 1 Eastern Wayne 000 100 0 -- 1 3 3 Leading hitters -- South Central -- Tucker Jacobs 1-3, RBI, Gabe Tippett 1-2, HR, RBI, Brady Hill 1-3, RBI, Ben Olsen 1-3,...

Lakewood presents challenge

FAYETTEVILLE -- Defense wins championships. It's an adage used by every coach in every sport on every level of athletics and Goldsboro High head girls' basketball coach LaTina Bullock is no different. She preaches the mantra each day in practice....

C.B. Aycock pulls off eight-inning, season-opening win

PIKEVILLE -- A costly error at a critical time led to a comeback victory for Charles B. Aycock in its regular-season baseball opener against Wilson Hunt on Tuesday night. The Golden Falcons prevailed 6-5 in eight innings. "I'm always happy...