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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Rosewood, James Kenan lead respective leagues after winter Cup competition

CHAPEL HILL -- Rosewood and James Kenan remain the front-runners in their respective conferences, while Charles B. Aycock lost some momentum during the winter in Wells Fargo Conference Cup competition. The Eagles claimed regular-season championships in men's and women's indoor...

WCS Eagles collect middle school softball win

* Softball: Wayne Christian 9, Lee Christian 3 -- Georgia Parnell smashed an inside-the-park home run to deep center field during the Eagles' win Friday afternoon. Victoria Combs threw a complete-game one-hitter and fanned 14 Lee Christian batters. Wayne Christian...

WCDS netters nip archrival on tennis courts

* Wayne Country Day earned two pivotal doubles points and nipped county archrival Wayne Christian, 5-4, on the Wayne Community College courts Friday afternoon. The Chargers' No. 1 tandem of Michael Knutson-Miller Gerrard rolled past the Eagles' Daniel Glover-Chris Easom,...

Ford scores three goals for Chargers

* GREENVILLE -- Wayne Countrry Day rolled past Pope John Paul by a final score of 8-0 on Friday night. Catherine Ford finished with a hat trick (three goals). Margaret Tanner added two goals in the win. Sarah Best, Mack...

No. 1-ranked Lawrence slips past WCDS, 6-5

* MERRY HILL -- No. 1-ranked Lawrence Academy erased a three-run deficit and dealt Wayne Country Day a 6-5, non-conference loss Friday afternoon. The Chargers (1-4 overall) led 5-2 after 2 1/2 innings, but surrendered three third-inning runs to the...

Wayne Christian hammers out non-conference win over Bethel Christian

* Austin Howell, Chase Darden and Tanner Rose cranked out two hits apiece, and Wayne Christian dispatched Bethel Christian, 12-2, in five innings on Friday afternoon. Howell and Rose each had one RBI. Jake Riffle, Trey Hinton, Ryan Cooke and...

Ramirez, Perez each notch hat trick for Saints

* DUDLEY -- For the first time in school history, two Southern Wayne players each recorded a hat trick (three goals) in the same game during a 6-1 win over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival North Lenoir. Dixie Ramirez and...

Gators claim ugly win in Carolina 1-A opener

PRINCETON -- Sometimes you just have to win ugly. Spring Creek certainly did Friday evening. The Gators capitalized on Princeton's defensive miscues and grinded out an 8-4 victory in their Carolina 1-A Conference opener on the Fred Bartholomew Athletic Complex...

S. Creek-Princeton baseball box

Spring Creek 110 120 3 -- 8 9 2 Princeton 100 210 0 -- 4 3 6 Leading hitters -- Spring Creek -- Zach Harrell 1-2; Duane Gurganus 1-3, 2B; Chris Nichols 1-4, 2B, RBI; Corey Howell 2-4, 2B; Logan...

Princeton defeats Spring Creek on softball diamond

* PRINCETON -- Two-time defending Carolina 1-A Conference champion Princeton pushed across 10 first-inning runs and cruised past Spring Creek, 19-1, on Friday evening. Kasey Edwards paced the Bulldogs' offense with three hits. Katlyn Peedin, Logan Jones and Hannah Woodard...

Ohio St-Syracuse

The Associated Press BOSTON -- Jared Sullinger recovered from first-half foul trouble to score 19 points and grab seven rebounds, helping Ohio State beat Syracuse 77-70 on Saturday to advance to the Final Four. It will be the Buckeyes' first...

Saints claim crucial ECC baseball win at home

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne had plenty of time to develop character in the midst of adversity during the past month. Perhaps that is why a 4-1 deficit midway through a pivotal Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference game hardly made the Saints...

N. Lenoir-So. Wayne box

North Lenoir 201 100 0 -- 4 5 2 Southern Wayne 001 060 x -- 7 7 1 Leading hitters -- North Lenoir -- Chastin Radford 1-4, Sammy West 1-3, Brian Hardy 2-3, 2 RBI, JT Williams 1-2, RBI, Mikal...

Bynum steals career-high five bases, MOC swipes 15 overall against St. Andrews

MOC Sports Information LAURINBURG -- Sophomore Will Bynum swiped a career-best five bases and Mount Olive College recorded a program-best 15 steals overall in a 21-3 thrashing of in-state Conference Carolinas baseball rival St. Andrews on Saturday afternoon. The No....

Midway cruises past James Kenan in Tri-County action

* WARSAW -- Midway roughed up three James Kenan pitchers for 10 hits and cruised to a 10-3 victory in Tri-County 1-A Conference play Friday afternoon. Corey Sutton (two RBI) and Steed Jones each had one hit for the Tigers....

Greene Central claims 5-inning win over SW Edgecombe

* PINETOPS -- Greene Central cruised past Eastern Plains 2-A Conference foe SouthWest Edgecombe 12-2 in six innings on Friday evening. Chad Murphy led the Rams with three hits and two RBI. Davis Wilson (three RBI) and Ryan Cobb (RBI)...

E. Wayne-Triton baseball box

Triton 001 000 0 -- 1 4 2 Eastern Wayne 003 010 x -- 4 5 2 Leading hitters -- Triton -- Dillon Stewart 1-1; Tripp Jenkins 1-2; Eli Manness 2-3. Eastern Wayne -- Zack Mozingo 1-2, HR, 3...

Warriors' Mozingo does offensive damage against Triton

* Freshman Megan Mozingo tallied a first- and second-half goal during Eastern Wayne's 2-0 triumph over Triton on the Little Big Horn pitch Friday evening. Mozingo notched the game-winner in the fifth minute -- a free kick from 20 yards...

Barnett handcuffs Triton, Mozingo delivers big hit

Triton starter Kyle McCauley made one bad pitch over the course of six innings and Eastern Wayne slugger Zack Mozingo made him pay dearly for the mistake Friday evening. Mozingo's three-run home run in the bottom of the third inning...

Goldsboro's Dewitt headed to North Carolina Gold Gloves tournament

Boxers by nature are normally arrogant, unapproachable and surly -- but Donovan Dewitt is none of those things. In the fact, the 24-year-old Goldsboro native is downright pleasant. All of that changes, however, when the entrance music stops and the...

Warrick scores twice against Northern Nash

* WILSON -- Cheyenne Warrick notched two goals and Charles B. Aycock claimed a 3-1 triumph over Northern Nash in The Brittany VII contested at the Gillette Soccer Complex on Friday afternoon. Emily Borel provided one goal and two assists....

Chargers slip past Rosewood, 2-1, in baseball

* LITTLEFIELD -- Rosewood launched its 2012 Carolina 1-A Conference campaign with a heart-breaking 2-1 loss at Ayden-Grifton on Friday evening. Will Winslow paced the Eagles' offense with two hits. Will Lane, pinch-hitter Khalil Warren, Tyler Folk and Matt Shaw...