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Saturday, September 1, 2012

Neuse Christian rallies from two-set deficit against Wayne Christian

Wayne Christian seemed poise to capture its second win of the season Friday afternoon, but Carolina Christian 1-A rival Neuse Christian rallied for a 22-25, 23-25, 25-21, 25-23, 15-11 victory at Clifford Gymnatorium. Kaley Wallace paced Wayne Christian with 12...

Wayne Christian finds offense against Neuse Christian

Held scoreless in its first two outings, Wayne Christian erupted on offense Friday evening. Chris Easom logged a hat trick (three goals) and Victor Kokiko added two first-half goals in the Eagles' 8-0 rout. It was the Carolina Christian 1-A...

Saints' special teams play crucial at White Oak

Jacksonville Daily News Correspondent JACKSONVILLE -- Southern Wayne did what its coach says it does best Friday night in defeating White Oak 18-8. The Saints ran the ball. "We pride ourselves on running the ball," Southern Wayne coach David Lee...

Spring Creek-SE Halifax box

Spring Creek 8 20 0 12 -- 40 SE Halifax 16 14 14 8 -- 52 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Spring Creek -- Tre Hammonds 15-47, TD; Devante Faison 11-23, TD; Terrell Johnson 5-28. PASSING -- Spring Creek -- Faison...

Spring Creek gets in shootout with Southeast Halifax

HALIFAX -- Spring Creek found itself in a shootout on Friday night at Southeast Halifax. Unfortunately for the Gators, the Trojans had one more bullet and held on for a 52-40 victory. After falling behind by two touchdowns early, Spring...

Southern Wayne-White Oak box

Southern Wayne 6 6 6 0 -- 18 White Oak 0 0 0 8 -- 8 First quarter SW -- Matthews 61 run (run failed) Second quarter SW -- Kornegay 60 run (pass failed) Third quarter SW -- Campbell blocked...

Rosewood-Midway box

Rosewood 0 7 0 0 -- 7 Midway 14 10 14 6 -- 44 Second quarter R -- Garrison 3 run (Almantser kick) INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Rosewood -- Josh Davis 9-115; Spencer Garrison 26-107, TD; Jamari McGowan 4-7; Malique...

Midway builds three-TD lead, routs Rosewood

SPIVEY'S CORNER -- Rosewood ran into a buzzsaw as Midway earned a 44-7 victory on Friday night. Midway jumped ahead 7-0 on the second play of the game and made the score 14-0 on its second possession. Trailing 21-0 in...

Dixon scores late TD, edges Princeton 24-20

PRINCETON -- Princeton couldn't close the deal. Dixon cashed in when it counted the most. Quarterback CD Hansley orchestrated a game-winning 12-play march that chewed up 82 yards, and capped the visiting Bulldogs' come-from-behind, 24-20 victory at the Fred Bartholomew...

Princeton-Dixon box

Dixon 3 8 6 7 -- 24 Princeton 6 14 0 0 -- 20 First quarter P -- Frazier 14 run (run failed), 6:23 D -- Ross 25 FG, 1:25 Second quarter P -- Frazier 2 run (R. Woodard kick),...

Kinston easily dispatches North Lenoir

La GRANGE -- Kinston over-matched and out-ran North Lenoir in a 41-13 victory on Friday night. One week after being forced to forfeit their only win due to an eligibility issue, the Hawks found the sledding extremely tough against the...

Two MOC freshman shine in cross country debut

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Freshman Dylan Lafond led Mount Olive to perfection during its season-opening cross country meet against rival Barton College. Lafond turned in a blazing time of 16 minutes, 6 seconds and the Trojans took the...

James Kenan nips county rival East Duplin

WARSAW -- James Kenan opened its home schedule with a 22-21 victory over county rival East Duplin at Bill Taylor Field. The Tigers snapped a three-game skid in the series. James Kenan grabbed an early lead when Dominique Barnes snuck...

James Kenan-East Duplin box

East Duplin 0 21 0 0 -- 21 James Kenan 14 0 8 0 -- 22 First quarter JK -- Barnes 1 run (kick failed) JK -- Fullwood 45 punt return (Sutton run) Second quarter ED -- Poole 43 pass...

Greene Central-C.B. Aycock box

Greene Central 7 0 0 0 -- 7 C.B. Aycock 6 6 6 18 -- 36 First quarter CBA -- Clark 40 run (Harrison kick failed); 9:01 GC -- Batchelor 1 run (Radford kick); 2:48 Second quarter CBA -- Snowden...

C.B. Aycock steamrolls Greene Central

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock showed up at practice on Monday following its 40-0 loss at Wilson Hunt unsure of itself as a football team. The Golden Falcons know exactly who they are now. Aycock's defense intercepted three passes and...

Warrior defense preserves 1st half lead

Eastern Wayne's offense did the job in the first half. The Warriors' defense took care of the second half. Quarterback Mitch Pike threw for two touchdowns and ran for one as Eastern Wayne upended South Lenoir 22-14 at Little Big...

Eastern Wayne-South Lenoir box

South Lenoir 7 7 0 0 -- 14 Eastern Wayne 14 8 0 0 -- 22 First quarter EW -- L. Pridgen 14 pass from Pike (kick failed); 6:01 EW -- D. Pridgen 43 pass from Pike (Davilla catch); 4:23...

ECU rolls past Appalachian State

GREENVILLE -- There were plenty of questions surrounding Rio Johnson prior to his first start at quarterback in an East Carolina uniform. Johnson answered a lot of those questions on Saturday afternoon. The junior from Atlanta overcame an early interception,...

CBA's Alexander, Perkins have good outings at ECC kickoff meet

FOUR OAKS -- Charles B. Aycock's Marvin Alexander and Kennedy Perkins each recorded a top-10 finish during the season-opening, Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference kickoff meet hosted by South Johnston. Alexander placed fourth among the boys with a time of 20...

ECC cross country kickoff meet results

FOUR OAKS -- Results from the season-opening, Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference boys' and girls' kickoff meet hosted by South Johnston High School: BOYS Team scores Triton 42 South Johnston 61 Cleveland 64 C.B. Aycock 97 North Lenoir 107 Eastern Wayne...

Large crowd gathers for final AMA races of year at Busco Beach

Jack Bennett has a saying that he likes to tell visitors who travel to Busco Beach ATV Park. "Dirt is what we do," Bennett says with a smile. Busco Beach got another chance to shine Saturday when the ATV Extreme...