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Friday, September 14, 2012

Saints hand Gators first loss of 2012

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne picked up its second win over a county rival in as many days with a 3-1 triumph over Spring Creek on Thursday night at the Doyle Whitfield Athletic Complex. The Saints claimed a 7-2 win over...

JV football: S. Johnston slips past E. Wayne

South Johnston hung on for a 21-20 win over Eastern Wayne at Little Big Horn on Thursday evening. K.K. Best led the Warriors with 190 yards rushing on 26 carries with three touchdowns. Best also had 40 yards receiving. Antonio...

JV football: Saints cruise past Cougars

Xavier Pearsall rushed for 322 yards and two touchdowns and Southern Wayne rolled to a 42-20 win Thursday night at Goldsboro. Pearsall scored on touchdown runs of 50 and 45 yards. He has rushed for 660 yards and six touchdowns...

Greene Central falls to EPC foe Beddingfield

WILSON -- Greene Central tallied 21 kills and five aces during a 25-20, 25-10, 21-25, 25-18 loss at Eastern Plains 2-A Conference member Wilson Beddingfield on Thursday....

Freedom Christian keeps WCDS winless in CPIC

FAYETTEVILLE -- Wayne Country Day suffered a 25-19, 25-16, 25-8 loss on Thursday evening at Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference foe Freedom Christian. Rachel Uzzell distributed 10 assists for the Chargers to go with four digs. Sarah Crooks added five...

Princeton knocks off N. Duplin spikers

PRINCETON -- Princeton needed just three sets to knock off Carolina 1-A Conference opponent North Duplin in a 25-21, 25-4, 25-16 win on Thursday evening. Amber Hill paced the Bulldogs with eight kills and two aces. Tori Paul provided five...

Rosewood sweeps Goldsboro

Rosewood picked up a 25-17, 25-18, 25-15 win at Carolina 1-A Conference foe Goldsboro on Thursday evening. Scout Anderson handed out nine assists for the Eagles. Anna Ingram supplied six assists and five kills. Lexi Mercer had five kills and...

Spring Creek netters turn back North Duplin

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek slipped past North Duplin 5-4 in Carolina 1-A Conference play on Thursday. Emily Daniel, Anna Haggerty, Tara Davis and Cassidy Goff each contributed a singles point for the Gators. Daniel-Haggerty also won at No. 1...

ECC leader Eastern Wayne blanks South Johnston

Eastern Wayne blanked Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe South Johnston 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. Savannah Sutton, Faith Sutton, Grace Delbridge, Blake Govan, McKenna Dove and Cameron Dove each earned a singles win for the Warriors. The doubles teams of Sutton-Sutton,...

CBA girls' tennis wins pivotal ECC match

PIKEVILLE -- A good bounce back. And revenge, too. Coming off a one-point loss to an archrival 24 hours earlier, Charles B. Aycock knocked off Triton, 7-2, in a pivotal Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference match Thursday afternoon. The Golden Falcons...

Northwood (Fla.) shuts out MOC men

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College goalkeeper Kyle Lavender recorded eight saves in his first start of the season, but Northwood (Fla.) erupted for two scores within a six-minute stretch and claimed a 2-0 victory at Amon...

Plenty of incentives for Cougars, Saints

Coaches from Goldsboro and Southern Wayne don't have to search too hard to find incentives for tonight's county clash in Dudley. The Saints have won the last two meetings and seven of 10 overall against the Cougars since 2002. They...

Goldsboro-AG tennis box

Thursday's match Goldsboro 8 Ayden-Grifton 1 Singles: No. 1 Jessica Calvert (G) d. Cindy Avalos 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 Randa Boykin (G) d. Arianna Savoie 6-2, 6-2; No. 3 Cassidy Morris (G) d. Eva Mewborn 2-6, 6-3, 12-10; No. 4...

Goldsboro stays perfect in girls' tennis

Consistency. Depth. No personal glory. That's how Susan Randolph describes the latest edition of the Goldsboro High girls' tennis team. And she wouldn't have it any other way. The blue-collar Cougars remained unbeaten with an 8-1 victory over Carolina 1-A...

Preps digest: JV, middle school and youth sports roundup

JV sports * Volleyball: Rosewood d. Goldsboro 25-14, 25-9 -- Jordan Martens provided nine assists and three aces for the Eagles (11-1 overall, 2-0 CC). Lexi Mercer contributed five kills and three blocks. Kayla Hardee had six aces and...

Warriors' Pike taking ownership of team

Each time Eastern Wayne quarterback Mitch Pike stepped off the field last Friday evening, he searched for his offensive linemen. Once he found them, he either slapped them on the shoulder or gave them a fist tap as they drank...