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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Preps digest: JV, middle school news

JV sports * Volleyball: Goldsboro d. Wayne Country Day 25-21, 25-16 -- Kaylee Lyon recorded seven of the Cougars' 21 aces. Maddie Jara provided four kills. Goldsboro (3-5 overall) visits Jones Senior on Thursday. Middle schools * Soccer: Wayne...

SC-Rosewood tennis box

Spring Creek 9 Rosewood 0 Singles: No. 1 Emily Daniel (SC) d. Rebecca Sass 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Anna Haggerty (SC) d. Abigail Godwin 6-3, 6-1; No. 3 Daysi Ramirez (SC) d. Holly Williford 7-6 (7), 6-3; No. 4 Tara...

Gators open defense of Carolina 1-A Conference girls' tennis title

Spring Creek seized control early on each singles court and began defense of its Carolina 1-A Conference dual-team tennis championship in dominating fashion Tuesday afternoon. The Gators handed county rival Rosewood a 9-0 loss. It was the season-opening match for...

Rosewood's Britt seeing glimpses of things to come

Rosewood remains a work in progress three weeks into the high school football season. Is head coach Robert Britt discouraged? Yes and no. He sees the players' desire to improve every day. But he also knows that little mistakes, which...

Johnson quickly finds rhythm in Pirates' season opener

When asked to rate quarterback Rio Johnson's first career start on a scale of 1 to 10 following Saturday's 35-13 win over Appalachian State, East Carolina head coach Ruffin McNeill responded with a smile, "Win, W-I-N, exclamation point, exclamation point."...

Greene Central opens EPC play with loss to Kinston

KINSTON -- Greene Central endured a 4-3 loss against Kinston on Tuesday evening in Eastern Plains 2-A Conference play. Eustachio Rubio scored twice for the Rams and Elvis Padilla added a goal on Miguel Rubio's assist. Greene Central (1-1-0 overall,...

Wise scores lone goal in Wayne Christian's home defeat

Baron Wise scored a late goal for Wayne Christian, but it was not enough in a 2-1 loss to visiting Cape Fear Christian on Tuesday night. Mason White tallied 11 saves for the Eagles in the Carolina Christian 1-A Conference...

Rosewood drops match at North Johnston

KENLY -- North Johnston scored the only goal of the second half and hung on for a 3-2 win over Rosewood on Tuesday evening. Jyonte Raynor and Reed Howell both scored for the Eagles. Marquail Almontser and Josh Drew each...

Shimer, Avila log hat tricks for North Lenoir

La GRANGE -- North Lenoir earned its first victory of the season by defeating Goldsboro 9-1 on Tuesday night. Justin Shimer and Oscar Avila each scored three goals for the Hawks. Hunter Smith, Caleb Baird and Doerico Sutton each added...

CFCA hands Wayne Christian conference loss

Wayne Christian forced a fourth set, but ultimately fell 27-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-16 against Carolina Christian 1-A foe Cape Fear Christian at home on Tuesday evening. Morgan Foss contributed 11 digs and five service aces for the Eagles. Katie Isenhower...

Southern Wayne nets ECC road win

FOUR OAKS -- Southern Wayne picked up a 7-2 win at Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe South Johnston on Tuesday afternoon. Mollieanne Kennedy, Hope Rose, Claire Kennedy and Cierra Moody each collected a singles win for the Saints. The doubles...

Wayne Christian tennis defeats CFCA

Wayne Christian remained unbeaten with a 6-3 win over Carolina Christian 1-A Conference foe Cape Fear Christian at Herman Park on Tuesday afternoon. Brooke Barfield, Taylor Willman, Elizabeth Sutton and Carla Benton each recorded a singles victory for the Eagles....

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Mary Morris aced hole No. 9, the second of her career, last Friday at Walnut Creek Country Club. Playing partners Evelyn Rose, Penny Ritt and Estelle Jennings witnessed the feat. Rose emerged the low putts winner during weekly play....

Chargers sweep Cougars on volleyball court

Juliet Jones did not mince words during a timeout. Wayne Country Day got the message. The Chargers overcame a shaky start and defeated visiting Goldsboro 25-15, 25-20, 25-11 on Tuesday evening. Both teams struggled with service receive in the opening...

C.B. Aycock spikers drop 5-set affair at S. Johnston

FOUR OAKS -- South Johnston rallied to claim the final two sets and defeated Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe Charles B. Aycock 22-25, 26-24, 22-25, 25-20, 15-4 on Tuesday evening. Madison Martin tallied 21 digs for the Golden Falcons....