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Saturday, September 22, 2012

WCDS dispatches Pope John Paul, 4-1

John Thompson notched his first-ever varsity goal and Wayne Country Day dispatched Pope John Paul, 4-1, on Friday afternoon. Ramel Carpenter put the Chargers ahead 1-0 in the second minute. Senior Cody Neal followed with a goal off Carpetner's assist...

Wayne Country Day nets non-league road win

WILMINGTON -- Wayne Country Day swept the singles and doubles, and handed Coastal Christian a 9-0, non-conference loss Friday afternoon. Gianna Democko, Sarah Best, Mollie Catherine McDonald, Meredith Roethling, Abbey Pope and Margaux Pope each posted a straight-set singles victory....

Wayne Christian drops 5-set affair to Community Christian

Katie Caviness pounded out a team-high 12 kills in Wayne Christian's 18-25, 25-16, 12-25, 25-20, 11-15 loss to Community Christian inside Clifford Gymnatorium on Friday evening. Caviness served four aces and collected four digs for the Eagles, who dropped to...

Cyclones edge Eagles in CCC soccer battle

An offsides call negated a possible game-tying scoring chance, and Community Christian nipped Wayne Christian, 3-2, on the Carolina Christian 1-A Conference scene Friday. Matt Jackson's header off Chris Easom's assist knotted the contest at 1-all in the opening half....

Triton shuts out Southern Wayne

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne knew it would take a near-perfect effort on Friday night to drop Triton from the ranks of the unbeaten. The Saints appeared to be on the upset trail early, but faltered in the second half as...

Triton-Southern Wayne box

Triton 0 0 14 7 -- 21 Southern Wayne 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Third quarter T -- M. McBryde 30 run (Hernandez kick), 5:44 T -- McLean 54 run (Hernandez kick), 2:40 Fourth quarter T -- Milton 20...

Spring Creek-Dixon box

Spring Creek 7 0 0 0 -- 7 Dixon 7 0 20 6 -- 33 First quarter SC -- Faison 10 run (Russo kick) INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Spring Creek -- DeVante Faison 17-43, TD; Anthony Russo 6-13; Jesus Briones...

Dixon offense heats up in second half against Gators

HOLLY RIDGE -- Spring Creek played an even first half with rival Dixon on Friday night. The Bulldogs got the better of the Gators in the second half and walked off with a 33-7 victory. "I thought we played as...

Princeton, SWE play to 0-0 tie

PINETOPS -- Jose Morales notched 15 saves and Princeton battled to a scoreless draw against SouthWest Edgecombe. The Bulldogs entertain Ayden-Grifton in the Carolina 1-A Conference opener for both teams Monday....

Snowden's 2-point conversion lifts CBA in overtime

PIKEVILLE -- Quarterback Austin Snowden is listed on Charles B. Aycock's roster at 5-foot-10, 170 pounds. What the roster does not say is Snowden has magic in his legs. Snowden scooped up a low snap on an extra point and...

North Lenoir-C.B. Aycock box

North Lenoir 10 7 3 0 6 -- 26 C.B. Aycock 6 0 6 8 8 -- 28 First quarter NL -- Holloway 1 run (Baird kick), 7:09 NL -- Baird 39 FG, 3:10 CBA -- Snowden 7 run (Harrison...

North Duplin-Lejeune box

North Duplin 13 8 7 14 -- 42 Lejeune 6 15 6 8 -- 35 First quarter ND -- Royal 29 run (Jaimes kick) ND -- Royal 83 kick return (kick failed) Second quarter ND -- Royal 7 run (Goodman...

Rebels rally late, down Lejeune 42-35

JACKSONVILLE -- North Duplin overcame a fourth-quarter deficit and rallied past Lejeune 42-35 on Friday night. With his team down 35-28 and just eight minutes left in the game, Rebels' quarterback Tyler Royal broke free for a game-tying 43-yard touchdown...

North Duplin slips past Ayden-Grifton in tennis

MOUNT OLIVE -- North Duplin's third-seeded tandem of Casey Thornton-Hannah Smith triumphed in tiebreaker and helped cap a come-from-behind, 5-4 win over Carolina 1-A Conference foe Ayden-Grifton at the John Neal Walker Tennis Complex. The Rebels trailed the Chargers 4-2...

Friday's NC prep football scores

Albemarle 27, West Montgomery 10 Alexander Central 28, Newton Foard 14 Alleghany County 28, East Bend Forbush 7 Anson County 27, East Columbus 20 Apex Middle Creek 31, Cary 24 Arden Christ School 10, Concord First Assembly 0 Asheville 34,...

Bernsdorf posts six saves in MOC's double-OT scoreless draw

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive College freshman keeper Nick Bernsdorf recorded his second consecutive shutout in the net, and helped preserve a 0-0, double-overtime draw against Erskine (S.C.) College on Saturday evening. Bernsdorf notched six saves for the Trojans...

James Kenan stays unbeaten in Tri-County 1-A play

NEWTON GROVE -- No. 2-ranked James Kenan used stout defense and a big-play passing game to take down Tri-County 1-A Conference rival Hobbton 28-0 on Friday night. The Tigers scored one touchdown in each quarter. Quarterback Dominique Barnes was perfect...

James Kenan-Hobbton box

James Kenan 7 7 7 7 -- 28 Hobbton 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter JK -- Sutton 64 pass from Barnes (Hernandez kick) Second quarter JK -- Sutton 40 pass from Barnes (Hernandez kick) Third quarter JK...

Goldsboro-Red Springs box

Red Springs 0 7 0 0 -- 7 Goldsboro 0 13 14 7 -- 34 Second quarter G -- Malette 8 run (McCoy kick), 7:04 RS -- Brown 20 pass from Greene (Bannick kick), 0:45.9 G -- Alston 75 pass...

Goldsboro defense shuts down No. 10-ranked Red Springs

Memories leave a lasting effect, especially when the opposing team prevails on a last-second field goal. Goldsboro didn't forget that loss to Red Springs a year ago. And the Cougars exacted revenge in dominating fashion at Cougar Stadium on Friday...

North Pitt beats EPC rival Greene Central

BETHEL -- North Pitt jumped out to a 28-6 halftime lead and never looked back in a 42-20 win over Eastern Plains 2-A Conference rival Greene Central on Friday night. Kurtis Braswell and Austin Batchelor each provided a rushing touchdown...

Jones hits good shot, but sails high over the pin

Mike Jones took a couple of practice swings. He walked to the golf cart, pulled out a hybrid club and waited for the group ahead of him to finish on No. 9. A few seconds later, Jones took a another...

Cleveland shuts out Eastern Wayne

CLAYTON -- Cleveland had all the fun on Friday night en route to a 69-0 win over Eastern Wayne on the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference football scene. The Rams rolled to 55 points in the first half and tallied 558...

Cleveland-Eastern Wayne box

Eastern Wayne 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Cleveland 27 28 7 7 -- 69 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Eastern Wayne -- Craig Smith 2-5; Chris Allen 4-5; Dayshawn Pridgen 1-0; Lavoris Vick 6-(minus 3); Mitch Pike 3-(minus 8). PASSING...