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Friday, September 28, 2012

Aycock dumps S. Johnston in pivotal ECC match

PIKEVILLE -- After dropping the opening set and desperately needing a win, Charles B. Aycock easily could have folded. The Golden Falcons rallied behind solid efforts from Courtney Warner and Meredith Burroughs and earned a 21-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-19 victory...

Smith, Brantham comprise Class of 2012 for Rosewood Hall of Fame

The former voice of the Eagles and a decorated women's tennis player comprise the 2012 class of the Rosewood High School Athletics Hall of Fame. Steve Smith and Kayce Brantham will be inducted during halftime of tonight's Carolina 1-A Conference...

Rebels' ground game presents challenge to Cougars' defense

North Duplin knows it has unfinished business, while No. 10-ranked Goldsboro has visions of departing unbeaten in Carolina 1-A Conference play this season. The teams meet tonight at Cougar Stadium at 7:30 p.m. in the league opener for both teams....

Rosewood boys, girls take XC meet at Princeton

PRINCETON -- Three points separated three teams during the third Carolina 1-A Conference boys' cross country meet contested at Princeton High School. Rosewood defeated Spring Creek 46-49, and Goldsboro finished third with 50 points. The Bulldogs collected 84 points, followed...

Eastern Wayne drops ECC affair on the road

FOUR OAKS -- Eastern Wayne grabbed the early lead, but South Johnston rallied for a 3-1 victory in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play. Victor Kokiko notched the Warriors' goal off Joe Herlihy's assist. The Warriors play host to Cleveland on...

North Lenoir stumbles against Cleveland

Justin Shimer tallied North Lenoir's lone goal in a 3-1 loss to Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference leader Cleveland. Oscar Avila assisted on the goal. Caleb Baird recorded nine saves between the pipes. North Lenoir (4-8-2 overall, 2-4-1 ECC) entertains Charles...

Eagles dominate Neuse Charter

Rosewood received goals from five different scorers in a 9-0 rout of Neuse Charter on Thursday night at Branch Pope Field. Marquail Almontser and Corey Lynn each scored twice for the Eagles. Hunter Hinson, Dee Mabry, Jordan Price and Reed...

Lopez tallies lone goal in Gators' road win

TARBORO -- Spring Creek survived for a 1-0 win on Thursday night at Tarboro. Brayan Lopez scored the game's only goal off an assist from Otto Binar in the 60th minute. Victor Ortiz and Govani Avila combined for the shutout...

Bulldogs take out Gators in straight sets

PRINCETON -- Princeton knocked off Spring Creek 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 on Thursday evening. Jenna Woodard finished with 13 digs for the Bulldogs. Taylor Carroll added seven digs, four kills and three aces. Kasey Edwards had seven kills and Amber Hill...

North Duplin sweeps Goldsboro

CALYPSO -- North Duplin needed just three sets to defeat Goldsboro 26-24, 25-19, 25-23 on Thursday evening. The Rebels play host to Princeton on Tuesday while the Cougars (2-13 overall, 0-5 CC) travel to Rosewood....

Ayden-Grifton stuns Rosewood in 5 sets

AYDEN -- Rosewood came up short in a 25-15, 19-25, 8-25, 27-25, 15-12 loss on Thursday night at Carolina 1-A Conference foe Ayden-Grifton. Scout Anderson handed out 13 assists for the Eagles. Ellen Morgan contributed nine kills and three aces....

Chargers snap skid in CPIC volleyball action

WILSON -- Wayne Country Day earned its first Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference win of the season with a 25-12, 25-14, 25-16 victory Thursday night at Greenfield. Jessica Zhou distributed 14 assists to go with six aces and five kills....

WCDS netters easily beat Trinity-Raleigh

Wayne Country Day cruised past Trinity of Raleigh 8-1 on Thursday afternoon Wayne Community College. Gianna Democko, Sarah Best, Mollie Catherine McDonald, Abbey Pope and Anna Allen each contributed a singles victory. The teams of Democko-Margaux Pope, Best-Abbey Pope and...

Southern Wayne rolls over South Johnston in tennis

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne turned back Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe South Johnston 8-1 on Thursday afternoon. Hope Jones, Taylor Davis, Mollieanne Kennedy, Hope Rose, Claire Kennedy and Cierra Moody each recorded a victory in singles play for the Saints....

Goldsboro tops Spring Creek on Carolina 1-A tennis scene

Goldsboro defeated Spring Creek 7-2 on Thursday afternoon to stay in first place in the Carolina 1-A Conference. Cassidy Morris, Davis Houtzer, Sydney Cox and Cayce Hoggard each recorded a singles victory for the Cougars. The tandems of Jessica Calvert-Morris,...

JV football: Rams edge Saints

DUDLEY -- Cleveland slipped past Southern Wayne 30-28 on Thursday night. Xavier Pearsall scored on a 65-yard rushing touchdown for the Saints. Shamar Faison added rushing touchdowns of 45 and 20 yards. Tyiarre Allen scored on the ground from...

Preps digest: JV, middle school roundup

JV sports * Volleyball: Rosewood d. Ayden-Grifton 25-20, 25-8 -- Kayla Hardee led the Eagles (15-2 overall, 5-1 CC) with eight assists. Callie Thornton added six kills. Jordan Martens had seven assists. * Volleyball: Wayne Country Day d. Greenfield...

E. Wayne nets share of first ECC girls' tennis crown since 2010

PIKEVILLE -- Eastern Wayne's convincing victory over archrival Charles B. Aycock led to a reward Thursday afternoon. The Warriors clinched at least a share of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season dual-team women's championship with an 8-1 conquest of the...

E. Wayne-C.B. Aycock tennis box

Eastern Wayne 8 C.B. Aycock 1 Singles: No. 1 Ashton Walker (CBA) d. Savannah Sutton 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 Faith Sutton (EW) d. Katie Gurley 6-2, 6-3; No. 3 Grace Delbridge (EW) d. Rachel Jackson 6-2, 6-1; No. 4 Blake...