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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Preps digest: Middle school results

Middle schools * Girls' basketball: Wayne Christian 24, Epiphany 14 -- Kasey Norris and Georgia Parnell each scored six points for Wayne Christian, which improved to 2-0 overall this season. * Girls' basketball: East Wake Academy 37, Wayne Country...

Rosewood grapplers split with Tarboro, North Pitt

TARBORO -- Shyhieem Peterson and Blake Dean collected late-match victories to lead Rosewood past Tarboro, 48-32, in a non-conference tri-meet contested at Martin Middle School. North Pitt prevailed in four of the final five individual bouts and handed Rosewood...

Massengill records double-double for Bulldogs

PRINCETON -- Savanna Massengill scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as Princeton endured a 52-36 loss to Midway in its season opener on Tuesday night. Charley Cox provided eight points for the Bulldogs and...

Fike slips past Southern Wayne boys

DUDLEY -- Wilson Fike made its final shot in a back-and-forth game. Southern Wayne's last attempt clanged off the rim. When the smoke cleared, the Demons walked off with a 59-58, non-conference victory on Tuesday night. "That was one of...

Davis emerges Chargers' top scorer in road win

ZEBULON -- Wayne Country Day placed four scorers in double figures and cruised to an 86-35, non-conference win at East Wake Academy on Tuesday evening Joel Davis finished with 20 points and Deshar Thomas added 17. Lee Atkinson supplied 14...

WCDS' Pittman qualifies for NCISAA state swim meet

Zan Pittman went to work and reaped a couple of rewards in the Family YMCA pool on Monday evening. Pittman, a seventh-grader at Wayne Country Day, qualified for the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A state championship meet in two...

Bethel Christian upends Faith Christian girls in NCCSA region affair

KINSTON -- Bethel Christian handed Faith Christian a 49-25 loss on Tuesday evening. Mollie Roebuck scored 12 points for the Conquerors. Abigail Pierce had 5 points and Meredith Clark provided four points and 11 rebounds. Meredith Mooring added four points...

Golden Falcon girls fall behind early, never recover

NASHVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock trailed by 19 points after one quarter and never recovered in a 53-40, non-conference loss Tuesday evening at Nash Central. Myleah Jones led the Golden Falcons with 11 points. Quanika Artis added 10 points. Calah...

Barfield, Kornegay pace Eagles against Faith-RM

Wayne Christian suffered a 38-26, non-conference loss to visiting Faith Christian of Rocky Mount on Tuesday evening. Brooke Barfield finished with 12 points for the Eagles. Kelsey Kornegay added eight points and nine rebounds. Katie Isenhower contributed 10 rebounds and...

Tuesday's prep basketball boxes

BOYS Jones Senior 16 18 13 19 -- 66 Spring Creek 12 18 11 23 -- 64 JONES SENIOR Eric Dudley Jr. 6 1 1-1 16, K.D. McCall 5 1 1-2 14, Miguel Foy 3 3 3-4 18, Glen White...

Faith Christian boys defeated by Bethel

KINSTON -- Faith Christian struggled to keep up in a 71-42 loss at N.C. Christian Schools Association region foe Bethel Christian on Tuesday night. Blake Floars paced the Conquerors with 22 points. Richard Sasser had seven points. Faith (4-2 overall)...

Midway spoils Princeton's season opener

PRINCETON -- Princeton watched a late lead slip away in a season-opening, 48-37 loss to Midway on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs led 35-33 with three minutes to play, but were haunted by missed free throws down the stretch. Nick Cobb...

Faith-RM nips Wayne Christian's boys, 58-55

Wayne Christian came up short in a 58-55, non-conference loss to Faith Christian on Rocky Mount on Tuesday night at Clifford Gymnatorium. Sophomore David Swets paced the Eagles with 18 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocks. Dylan Smith provided 14...

CBA boys dealt first setback of the season

NASHVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock watched a three-point halftime deficit swell during the final two quarters of a 63-46, non-conference loss at Nash Central on Tuesday evening. The Golden Falcons were outscored 36-22 after halftime. Cameron Johnson paced Aycock with...

Ayden-Grifton sweeps regular-season series from Greene Central

AYDEN -- Greene Central endured a 62-57, non-conference loss at Ayden-Grifton on Tuesday evening. Tevin Bates, Curtez Braswell and Javan Rozelle each scored nine points for the Rams. Sae Wooten added seven points....

Trojan women stay unbeaten on season

MOUNT OLIVE -- Still unbeaten. But barely. Tamara Nesmith drained two free throws with 5.1 seconds remaining, and Mount Olive College turned back King (Tenn.) College, 60-56, during their Conference Carolinas women's basketball game at Kornegay Arena on Tuesday evening....

Lakewood girls handle North Duplin

CALYPSO -- North Duplin opened its season with a 66-13, non-conference loss to Lakewood on Tuesday evening. Shaily McCarty led the Rebels with seven points. Belle Scritchfield and Deja Aycock each had three points. North Duplin (0-1 overall) visits Hobbton...

Fike knocks off Southern Wayne's girls

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne could not hold off hot-shooting Wilson Fike on Tuesday night. The Demons rallied from a double-digit first half deficit and claimed a 61-56 victory. "We are a team right now trying to learn and get better,"...

Best logs double-double in Chargers' first win of the season

ZEBULON -- Sarah Best poured in 26 points to go with 10 rebounds and four assists in Wayne Country Day's 45-21, non-conference win Tuesday evening at East Wake Academy. Hannah Pearson supplied 10 points and seven rebounds for the Chargers....

Borja scores 18 in Gators' season-opening defeat

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek showed drastic signs of improvement from a year ago in a 51-33 loss first-year head coach Charlie Cotten's debut Tuesday evening. The Gators trailed just 22-17 at the half, but were outscored 32-16 in the...

Aycock's Sauls turns in solid effort in the pool

Charles B. Aycock's Savannah Sauls captured first place in two individual events and swam the anchor legs on two relays that logged second-place times during a multi-team meet contested at B.G. Darden Natatorium inside the Goldsboro Family Y on Tuesday...

Rosewood's Silknitter fares well in meet

Rosewood's Kodey Silknitter emerged victorious in the 500-yard freestyle and placed second in the 200-yard individual medley during a multi-team swim meet contested at B.G. Darden Natatorium inside the Goldsboro Family Y on Tuesday evening. Silknitter beat his nearest competitor...

Missed free throws doom MOC men

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive played its best defensive half of the season Tuesday evening. But the Trojans just couldn't cash in on the offensive end. Unbeaten King (Tenn.) College knocked down pivotal free throws in the closing minutes of...

Spring Creek boys drop season-opener to Jones Senior

SEVEN SPRINGS -- If Taylor Jones can get the type of effort his team turned in on Tuesday night on a consistent basis, Spring Creek should just be fine by the time Carolina 1-A Conference play rolls around. The Gators...

Walnut Creek LGA news

Faye Franklin emerged low-putts winner during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Hiromi Sueki and Linda Cannon secured low gross and low net, respectively....

ECU to join Big East as football-only member in 2014

GREENVILLE -- East Carolina University, in a joint announcement with the Big East Conference Tuesday, has accepted a formal invitation to join the league as a football-only member starting with the 2014 season. ECU will continue its current partnership...