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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Preps digest: JV roundup

JV sports * Volleyball: Wayne Country Day d. Greenfield 25-18, 25-20 -- Tiffany Larsen finished with five kills and three assists for the Chargers (3-13 overall). Teriece Hawley contributed seven aces. Wayne Country Day faces Freedom Christian on Friday...

Carolina 1-A semifinals: Gators test Dogs early

PRINCETON -- Fourth-seeded Spring Creek came ready to play. Top-seeded Princeton took a while to get going. In the end, the Bulldogs took a 25-19, 19-25, 25-19, 25-15 victory in the semifinal round of the Carolina 1-A Conference volleyball tournament....

Carolina 1-A finals: Princeton repeats as tournament champ

PRINCETON -- Two for two. And five in a row. Princeton retained its Carolina 1-A Conference tournament crown Wednesday evening as middle hitter Savanna Massengill delivered a match-high 17 kills during a 25-15, 22-25, 25-10, 25-20 triumph over archrival Rosewood....

NRYFL results

Youth sports Neuse River Youth League 8-Under * C.B. Aycock 26, Spring Creek 21 -- Jordan Cooper and Amontae Pitt each scored two touchdowns for the Little Falcons. Cooper, Jackson Sawry and Braxton Morton emerged the defensive leaders. Aycock improved...

Chargers sweep Knights on senior day in volleyball

Wayne Country Day concluded its regular season with a 25-12, 25-18, 25-14 win over Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference foe Greenfield on Tuesday evening. Rachel Uzzell distributed 19 assists for the Chargers. Sarah Crooks supplied seven kills, four digs and...

Daniel gets lone point in Gators' season-ending loss

WAKE FOREST -- Spring Creek suffered a season-ending, 6-1 loss on Tuesday afternoon at Franklin Academy in the first round of the NCHSAA 1-A dual team playoffs. Emily Daniel recorded the Gators' lone victory at No. 1 singles. Daniel is...

WCDS nets share of CPIC regular-season girls' tennis championship

Wayne Country Day slipped past Greenfield 5-4 and earned a share of the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference regular-season championship Tuesday afternoon. Gianna Democko, Sarah Best and Margaux Pope each claimed a singles win for the Chargers. The tandems of...

Golden Falcons hammer South Brunswick, 5-1, in tennis

SOUTHPORT -- Charles B. Aycock defeat South Brunswick 5-1 in the first round of the NCHSAA 3-A dual team playoffs on Tuesday afternoon. Ashton Walker improved to 24-0 this season with a win at No. 1 singles. Katie Gurley, Rachel...

Dual-team tennis: Eastern Wayne dispatches West Carteret

Eastern Wayne cruised past West Carteret 6-0 in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3-A dual-team playoffs Tuesday afternoon. Savannah Sutton, Faith Sutton, Grace Delbridge, McKenna Dove, Cameron Dove and Brittney Brinson each recorded a singles...

WCDS boys charge to second-place finish in CPIC meet

NEW BERN -- Epiphany claimed both the boys' and girls' Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference championships on Wednesday afternoon at Creekside Park. Wayne Country Day finished second on the boys' side led by Jackson Warren's third-place finish of 19:35. Robert...

SJ boys, Triton girls take ECC cross country crowns

FOUR OAKS -- South Johnston emerged the team champions on the boys' side of the ledger and Triton reigned on the girls' side of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference cross country championships on Wednesday. South Johnston led the boys with...

Greenfield forfeits to Wayne Country Day

Greenfield forfeited its opening-round game to Wayne Country Day in the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference tournament. The fourth-seeded Chargers (11-8 overall) oppose regular-season champ Freedom Christian at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Oakwood School in Greenville. The tournament winner earns...

CBA defends ECC 3-A girls' golf title; Simmons named ECC golfer-of-the-year

FOUR OAKS -- Charles B. Aycock locked up its second consecutive Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference title with a victory at Reedy Creek Country Club on Tuesday afternoon C.B. Aycock fired a team score of 136. Triton finished second with a...

North Lenoir boots Eastern Wayne, 4-3

LaGRANGE -- North Lenoir overcame an early two-goal deficit and rallied to beat Eastern Wayne 4-3 in the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season finale for both teams Wednesday evening. Justin Shimer scored three goals in the second half for the...

Spring Creek earns share of 5th straight Carolina 1-A soccer title

AYDEN -- Spring Creek needed overtime to get past Ayden-Grifton, 2-1, and earn a share of its fifth consecutive Carolina 1-A Conference championship Wednesday evening. Brayan Lopez scored the game-tying goal for the Gators in the second half off an...

MOC men blank in-state rival Catawba, 2-0

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive scored two second-half goals in a three-minute span and keeper Nick Bernsdorf preserved the advantage during a 2-0, non-conference triumph over Catawba at Amon Field on Wednesday evening. Bernsdorf recorded three saves and his...

Trojan men, women each picked third in preseason CC basketball poll

HIGH POINT -- Preseason polls in any sport usually provide plenty of locker room material and motivation. And coaches always say "it's not where you start, but where you finish." So it makes sense that Mount Olive College hasn't put...

Defense has become unbeaten Tigers' calling card

James Kenan's offense has performed beyond expectations so far in 2012. The Tigers have a pair of star tailbacks in Ja'Quan Williams and Marcelias Sutton and a fleet-footed quarterback in Dominique Barnes that have lit up the scoreboard en route...

Walnut Creek Ladies golf news

Jewel Ivey claimed low gross during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Linda Cannon and Mary Morris captured low net and low putts, respectively....

Carolina 1-A cross country results

BOYS Team standings Princeton 36 Spring Creek 61 Goldsboro 69 Rosewood 71 North Duplin 111 Top 15 Individuals 1. Allen Coor, SC 18:33 2. Victor Prezbindowski, G 18:35 3. Will Toler, P 18:43 4. Dalton Farmer, R 18:48 5. Quinn...

Aycock's playoff hopes dashed in 3-3 draw

PIKEVILLE -- Just four minutes separated Charles B. Aycock from a win that would have given its frail playoff chances a shot in the arm. The Golden Falcons will have the entire offseason to think about those four minutes. Anuar...

SC's Coor, Princeton's Rubio emerge top runners in final meet

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Nobody was happier to have all of his runners at the ready than Princeton head coach Mark McLamb. After a sixth-place finish in the team standings last week, the Bulldogs boys finished first as a team in...

Carolina 1-A semifinals: Rosewood turns back AG

PRINCETON -- The look of concern on Jennifer Cochran's face said it all. It was not the third meeting with rival Princeton in tonight's Carolina 1-A Conference tournament finals that troubled Cochran. It was the inconsistent performance her Rosewood team...