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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Preps digest: JV, middle school roundup

JV sports * Girls' basketball: Goldsboro 42, Southern Nash 29 -- Joniere Simmons led the Cougars with 10 points. Deja Moore, Marlhia Gardner and La'shiya Lofton each added eight points in the win. Goldsboro improved to 4-1 overall. *...

Wednesday's prep basketball boxes

BOYS Southern Nash 12 8 18 17 -- 55 Goldsboro 14 11 5 5 -- 35 SOUTHERN NASH Jordan Newkirk 1 0 0-0 2, Chi-Ali Bunn 7 0 1-2 15, Marques Wright 5 0 0-0 10, Desmon Jackson 0 0...

Golden Falcons handle Rams in girls' hoops

SNOW HILL -- Charles B. Aycock cruised past Greene Central 51-30 on Wednesday evening. Ashley Darden paced the Golden Falcons with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Myleah Jones contributed 10 points and 20 rebounds. Quanika Artis added seven points. Aycock...

Ladybirds rally, defeat Cougars

Southern Nash got hot at the right time offensively and rallied for a 66-56, non-conference win over Goldsboro on Wednesday night. The Firebirds scored 30 points in the final quarter to complete the comeback from a double-digit deficit. Kadejah Manning...

Warriors take pair of road wins

FOUR OAKS -- Eastern Wayne launched its Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference season with a 51-23 thrashing of South Johnston on Tuesday evening. The Warriors (6-3 overall, 1-0 ECC) also defeated perennial 2-A powerhouse North Johnston for the second time this...

Rocky Mount matmen stop Princeton

ROCKY MOUNT -- Rocky Mount triumphed in the final three individual bouts and turned back Princeton, 45-36, on Wednesday evening. The Bulldogs (2-2 overall) built a nine-point advantage on the strength of six pins during the non-conference affair. Jesse Tomljenovich...

Cleveland out-grapples short-handed Aycock

CLAYTON -- Short-handed Charles B. Aycock prevailed in the final four individual bouts, but Cleveland escaped, 41-36, in the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opener for both teams Wednesday evening. The loss snapped the Golden Falcons' eight-match win streak. The Rams,...

WCDS boys suffer 1st loss of the season

Deshar Thomas emerged the lone player in double figures with 15 points in Wayne Country Day's 81-64, non-conference loss to Trinity Christian of Fayetteville on Tuesday evening. The Chargers entered the game unbeaten and ranked No. 5 in the latest...

Hungry Firebirds hold Cougars to 10 second-half points

Southern Nash was the hungrier team at Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium on Wednesday night. The Firebirds held Goldsboro to 10 points in the second half and rolled to a 55-35 victory -- their first of the season. "You have an...

Spring Creek upends Hobbton

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek placed eight of its 10 players in the scoring column and held off Hobbton, 49-41, on Wednesday evening. The Wildcats tied the game at 38-38 midway through the fourth quarter, but the Gators made plays...

CBA boys knock off Greene Central

SNOW HILL -- Charles B. Aycock bounced back from a loss to conference foe North Lenoir on Tuesday evening with a 66-47 win on Wednesday night at Greene Central. Michael Williams finished with 26 points and 12 rebounds for the...