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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Preps digest: JV, middle school roundup

JV sports * Boys' basketball: C.B. Aycock 63, North Lenoir 54 -- T.J. Morrow finished with 20 points for the Golden Falcons. Jamere Pryor added 18 points and Jimmy Ellis supplied 11 points. Aycock (6-3 overall, 1-0 ECC) travels...

Third-quarter field goal drought hurts SW boys

DUDLEY -- The Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference boys' basketball title race came down to two games played between Southern Wayne and Triton a year ago. If the teams' first meeting of 2012 was any indication, the league title may again...

Wayne County swimmers fare well in home meet

Wayne County swimmers ruled the pool Tuesday evening. And the usual suspects continued their season-long domination in a multi-team meet contested at B.G. Darden Natatorium inside the Goldsboro Family Y. Charles B. Aycock's foursome of Taylor Bradshaw, Kylie Robertson,...

North Lenoir erases deficit, wins ECC 3-A boys' opener

PIKEVILLE -- With his team trailing by 12 points at halftime on the road in its Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opener, North Lenoir head coach Anthony Lofton pleaded with his players to get stops defensively. The Hawks cranked up their...

Faith Christian boys nip Friendship Christian

Aaron Hill poured in 24 points and pulled down 15 rebounds to lead Faith Christian to a 56-54 victory over Friendship Christian on Tuesday night. Richard Sasser provided 11 points for the Conquerors and Blake Floars had seven points. Faith...

Hobbton drains game-winning 3-pointer at buzzer

PRINCETON -- Hobbton hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer at the end of regulation and escaped with a 66-63, double-overtime win against Princeton on Tuesday evening. Michael Wooten led the Bulldogs with 17 points. Colby Lewis supplied 10 points and...

Lakewood boys defeat North Duplin

SALEMBURG -- Lakewood opened a big lead in the first half and cruised to an 89-50 win over North Duplin on Tuesday night. Daron Goodman led the Rebels with 19 points. Trey Pate added eight points and Taylan Lewis had...

Stroud, Tigers handle Jones Senior

TRENTON -- Jahlane Stroud scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help James Kenan pick up a 48-37, non-conference victory at Jones Senior on Tuesday evening. John Brooks contributed nine points and eight rebounds for the Tigers. Wu Hooper...

Mitchell leads Rosewood boys to road win

SMITHFIELD -- Rosewood placed four scorers in double figures and picked up a 73-51 win at Neuse Charter on Tuesday evening. Dennis Mitchell finished with 24 points for the Eagles. Victor Jenkins scored 15 points and Jyonte Raynor had 14....

Eastern Wayne boys prevail in ECC opener

CLAYTON -- Malik Richards tallied 19 points and Eastern Wayne opened Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play with a 68-53 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday evening. Richards pulled down five rebounds and dished out two assists for the Warriors, who improved...

Lakewood girls roll past North Duplin

SALEMBURG -- Lakewood held North Duplin scoreless in three of four quarters and rolled to a 72-10 non-conference win Tuesday evening. The Rebels scored all 10 of their points in the second quarter. Shaily McCarty led North Duplin with seven...

South Lenoir girls defeat Spring Creek

DEEP RUN -- Spring Creek endured a 63-27 loss at South Lenoir on Tuesday evening. The Gators play host to Hobbton tonight....

Princeton girls fall to Hobbton

PRINCETON -- Sasha Martin and Michaela Wilson combined for 43 points to lead Hobbton to a 57-47 win on Tuesday evening at Princeton. Savanna Massengill scored 15 points to go with 13 rebounds for the Bulldogs. Tori Paul provided 10...

Defending state champs defeat WCDS girls

FAYETTEVILLE -- Defending state champion Trinity Christian of Fayetteville turned back Wayne Country Day 50-31 on Tuesday evening. Hannah Pearson paced the Chargers with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Sarah Best supplied 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Bailee...

Rosewood girls dominate Neuse Charter

SMITHFIELD -- Rosewood play solid defense and built a 30-4 lead by halftime on its way to a 64-7 win on Tuesday evening at Neuse Charter. Alicia Burns led the Eagles with 12 points. Lexi Mercer scored 10 points and...

Eastern Wayne girls escape Cleveland

CLAYTON -- Eastern Wayne hung on for a 38-30 win at Cleveland on Tuesday evening. It was the Eastern Carolina 3-A opener for both teams. Nijah Muhammad led the Warriors with nine points. Jasmine Covinton and Elondia Grant each provided...

Southern Wayne girls build early lead, hang on

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne opened the game red hot from the field and built an early lead that proved to be too much for Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival Triton on Tuesday night. The Saints raced ahead with a 22-1...

Aycock girls storm past North Lenoir

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock scored 12 unanswered points to close the third quarter, and opened Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play with a 58-36 win over North Lenoir on Tuesday evening. The Hawks pulled to within 32-26 midway through the...

Gary leads MOC women; Trojan men fall in OT

MOC Sports Information RICHMOND, Va. -- Joneiqua Gary pumped in 20 points and Mount Olive College remained unbeaten with a 65-46 triumph over Virginia Union on Tuesday evening. The Trojan women improved to 6-0 overall this season. Gary hit five...