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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Preps digest: JV, middle school roundup

JV sports * Boys' basketball: Eastern Wayne 55, Goldsboro 41 -- Jaylin Thomas led a balanced Eastern Wayne attack with 13 points. Zeke Martin contributed 10 points. Darion Applewhite and Dameko Artis supplied nine and eight points, respectively. D'Onta...

Rosewood's Scout Anderson signs with MOC

The process of selecting a college is tough for any high school student. Throw in the tense days spent hoping for a potential scholarship offer to arrive and the wait can seem unbearable. Rosewood High School softball standout Scout Anderson...

Saints use late offensive surge to beat Jones Senior

DUDLEY -- For the second time in as many weeks, Southern Wayne and Jones Senior staged a thriller on the hardwood. And for the second time, the Saints came out on top. Southern Wayne used a 14-5 run over the...

CBA girls fall to Hunt

WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock fell behind early and could never close the gap in a 49-36 loss on Tuesday evening at Wilson Hunt. Myleah Jones led the Golden Falcons with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Quanika Artis finished with...

North Duplin girls struggle against Union

ROSE HILL -- North Duplin failed to score in both the first and third quarters of a 51-23, non-conference loss Tuesday evening at Union. Casey Thornton paced the Rebels with seven points. Deja Aycock contributed six points. North Duplin (0-3...

Wooten leads Princeton boys past Midway

SPIVEY'S CORNER -- Michael Wooten poured in 20 points and Princeton hung on for a 50-44, non-conference win Tuesday night at Midway. Colby Morris and Nick Cobb both contributed 11 points for the Bulldogs. Princeton (2-1 overall) visits Hobbton tonight....

Mabry, Eagles knock off Lakewood

SALEMBURG -- Rosewood placed four scorers in double figures and rolled to a 67-39, non-conference win Tuesday night at Lakewood. Dee Mabry finished with 13 points for the Eagles. Victor Jenkins supplied 11 points and Jyonte Raynor and Dennis Jones...

Ivey paces Rebels' offense in loss to Union

ROSE HILL -- North Duplin trailed by 18 points at halftime and never recovered in a 72-52, non-conference loss Tuesday night at Union. Cody Ivey led the Rebels with 17 points. Tyler Royal and Cedrick Kornegay both added nine points...

Hunt rolls past CBA boys

WILSON -- Charles B. Aycock endured a 71-35, non-conference loss Tuesday night at Wilson Hunt. Neil Clark and Cameron Johnson each scored seven points for the Golden Falcons. Michael Williams added six points. Aycock (3-3 overall) entertains Rosewood tonight....

Lee Christian defeats Wayne Christian boys

Wayne Christian fell to 0-5 in Carolina 1-A Christian play with a 57-34 loss to visiting Lee Christian on Tuesday night. Dylan Smith scored 13 points for the Eagles to go with seven rebounds, four steals and a block. David...

WCDS boys climb to 5-0 with win over Harrells Christian

Joel Davis led three Wayne Country Day players in double figures with 20 points in an 81-41, non-conference rout over Harrells Christian Academy on Tuesday evening. Lee Atkinson and Deshar Thomas contributed 16 and 15 points, respectively. The Chargers (5-0...

Tuesday's prep baseball boxes

BOYS Eastern Wayne 21 10 14 18 -- 61 Goldsboro 18 15 19 20 -- 72 EASTERN WAYNE (2-2) Malik Richard 4 0 2-2 10, Dayshawn Pridgen 1 0 0-0 2, Micah Smith 3 0 3-5 9, Tavarise Hall 5...

'Phantom' horn gives Eastern Wayne girls a 2nd chance

Eastern Wayne's Tamiya Dortch toed the free throw line, bounced the ball a couple of times and misfired on a free throw attempt. A substitute entered the game. Then a controversial conference took place near midcourt. One referee walked back...

Southern Wayne girls rout Jones Senior

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne completed its regular-season sweep of Jones Senior with a 53-31 triumph Tuesday evening. The Saints overcame a slow start in the first quarter and raced out to a double-digit lead by halftime, thanks to 12 second-quarter...

Lakewood cruises past Rosewood girls

SALEMBURG -- Lexi Mercer led three players in double figures with 15 points in Rosewood's 63-48, non-conference loss to perennial Class 1-A powerhouse Lakewood on Tuesday evening. Alicia Burns and Krystal Yelverton chipped in 14 and 10 points, respectively. Holly...

Princeton girls defeat Midway

SPIVEY'S CORNER -- Princeton outscored Midway 36-17 in the second half on its way to a 53-39, non-conference victory on Tuesday evening. Savanna Massengill finished with a game-high 23 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs. Charley Cox contributed 11...

Goldsboro boys rally, improve to 3-1 this season

Eastern Wayne capitalized on Goldsboro's foul trouble, Quavis Holloman's hot-shooting start and all-around physical play during the first eight minutes Tuesday evening. Then Goldsboro got warmed up. The Cougars erased the early deficit, grabbed a two-point lead at halftime and...