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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Preps digest: JV, middle school roundup

JV sports * Volleyball: Spring Creek d. Goldsboro 13-25, 25-12, 25-15 -- The Gators' Lexie Reyes handed out five assists. Veronica Martinez supplied four aces and four kills. * Volleyball: Rosewood d. North Duplin 25-15, 25-21 -- Callie Thornton...

Saints stay in hunt for soccer playoff berth

Southern Wayne was in must-win mode at the Little Big Horn. Following two tough Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference losses, the Saints saw their potential state playoff hopes beginning to slip away. They rallied for a 4-1 victory over Eastern Wayne...

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Faye Franklin captured low gross accolades during weekly play at Walnut Creek Country Club. Linda Cannon and Mary Morris secured low net and low putts, respectively....

Spring Creek escapes Rosewood, 5-4, on soccer pitch

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The streak is alive and well. Bryan Soto made sure of it. Soto scored the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute and Spring Creek slipped past Carolina 1-A Conference foe Rosewood 5-4 on Tuesday evening. The Gators...

Cleveland rolls over CBA in soccer

CLEVELAND -- Collin Zacharzuk scored Charles B. Aycock's only goal in a 6-1 loss at Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference leader Cleveland on Tuesday evening. The Golden Falcons (4-8-3 overall, 3-6-1 ECC) entertain Eastern Wayne tonight....

MOC coaches share "inside scoop" about respective teams

Three voices delivered the same message. Mount Olive College is a jewel slowly transforming into a sparkling diamond in southern Wayne County. The tiny campus is a close-knit community where you know everyone by name. There are no barstools to...

Princeton clinches Carolina 1-A volleyball title outright

PRINCETON -- Kasey Edwards cranked out 10 kills and Princeton secured the Carolina 1-A Conference title outright with a 25-14, 25-16, 25-23 victory over Ayden-Grifton on Tuesday evening. The Bulldogs (10-6 overall, 9-0 CC) grabbed the league's No. 1 seed...

Goldsboro extends Spring Creek to 4 sets

Spring Creek turned back Carolina 1-A Conference foe Goldsboro 25-9, 26-24, 24-26, 25-17 on Tuesday evening. Rachel McCollum paced the Gators with 13 kills and seven aces. Stormy Westbrook provided seven kills and Olivia Dively finished with six kills. Brandy...

Rosewood sweeps North Duplin in volleyball

CALYPSO -- Rosewood defeated North Duplin 25-12, 25-15, 25-5 in Carolina 1-A Conference play Tuesday evening. The Eagles' Scout Anderson distributed 10 assists and Ellen Morgan provided seven kills and four digs. Anna Ingram added six assists and Crystal Allen...

Eagles' season ends in CCC tournament

WILSON -- Wayne Christian had its season come to a close with a 16-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-18 loss to Community Christian in the first round of the Carolina Christian 1-A Conference tournament Tuesday evening. Senior Katie Caviness finished with 12...

Aycock nets playoff berth at Triton's expense

MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles B. Aycock's bid for its 22nd consecutive dual-team playoff appearance didn't appear in jeopardy until doubles play began Tuesday evening. Triton captured tense affairs on two courts, but the Golden Falcons got the lone point they...

CBA-Triton tennis box

C.B. Aycock 5 Triton 4 Singles: No. 1 Ashton Walker (CBA) d. Jennifer Byrd 6-0, 6-2; No. 2 Katie Gurley (CBA) d. Cailin Goff 7-5, 6-2; No. 3 Rachel Jackson (CBA) d. Caroline Dunham 6-2, 6-0; No. 4 Madison Newton...

Simmons earns medalist honors on home course

Tara Simmons earned medalist honors with a 2-under par 34 and Charles B. Aycock dominated a five-team, Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference meet contested Wednesday afternoon at Lane Tree Golf Club. The Golden Falcons' Madison Aycock finished runner-up to Simmons...

Goldsboro's Baker glad he didn't give up football

One play crosses Joseph Baker's mind nearly every single time he courageously runs a route over the middle. He routinely flashes back to the hit that nearly forced him to walk away from football. It caused him to re-evaluate his...

Misty weather suspends Carolina 1-A tennis tournament

The Carolina 1-A Conference women's tennis singles title, the tournament champion and the final regional-qualifying berth, thanks to Mother Nature, will be decided today. A heavy mist rendered court conditions unplayable and forced suspension of the day's final two matches...