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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Preps digest: JV roundup

JV sports * Girls' basketball: C.B. Aycock 44, Cleveland 16 -- Quanika Lofton led the Golden Falcons (4-5 overall) with 12 points. Madison Wildman added 10 points. * Boys' basketball: Eastern Wayne 50, New Bern 41 -- Jeremiah Miller...

Preps digest: JV, middle school roundup

JV sports * Boys' basketball: Eastern Wayne 60, Southern Nash 48 -- Jaylin Thomas contributed 16 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots for the victorious Warriors. Zeke Martin supplied 15 points and seven rebounds. Dameko Artis logged seven...

Goldsboro-Hunt, Cleveland-Aycock boxes

BOYS Hunt 16 16 15 16 -- 63 Goldsboro 19 8 11 7 -- 45 HUNT Jaylen Gilliam 2 0 1-2 5, Keenon Tabron 1 0 4-4 6, Dwanya Sutton 2 0 2-3 6, Isaiah White 3 1 0-0 9,...

Southern Wayne matmen sweep tri-meet

BEULAVILLE -- Southern Wayne continued its path to maturity with non-conference victories over Pender (54-21) and East Duplin (45-30) on Monday evening. The Saints got individual wins from Nick Kennan, O'Khanye Wallace, Wynn, Deonta Hayes, Zach Buff, Chase Horon, Chris...

Princeton girls drop road game

WENDELL -- Princeton fell behind early and could not recover in a 51-17 defeat at Corinth-Holders on Monday night. Cyarra Pierson paced the Pirates with 20 points. Maddy Gladwell added 11 points in the win. Savanna Massengill led the way...

Faith Christian boys defeated by Hilltop Christian

FUQUAY-VARINA -- Aaron Hill registered his fourth consecutive double-double, but it was not enough to lift Faith Christian past Hilltop Christian on Monday night. Hill led the Conquerors with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Derek Forest added 17 points in...

Princeton boys fall to Corinth-Holders

WENDELL -- Princeton never got its offense in gear in a 78-29 loss to Corinth-Holders on Monday night. Tanner Woodard led the Bulldogs with eight points. Princeton plays host to Spring Creek in the Bulldog Christmas Classic on Thursday. Tip-off...

Warrior boys answer Firebirds' third-period surge

Southern Nash made the quick run. Eastern Wayne adjusted and claimed the non-conference win. Quavus Holloman pumped in a game-high 17 points and Malik Richard just missed recording a double-double during Eastern Wayne's 62-56 triumph over Southern Nash on Monday...

Beddingfield beats Greene Central in EPC play

WILSON -- Greene Central saw a three-point halftime lead slip away in a 79-61 loss at Eastern Plains 2-A foe Wilson Beddingfield on Tuesday evening. The Rams held a 35-32 advantage at halftime but were outscored 47-26 during the final...

Fike boys ease past Saints

WILSON -- Ronnell Outlaw poured in 22 points to go with six steals, but it wasn't enough in Southern Wayne's 63-56 loss to Wilson Fike on Tuesday evening. Tarvis Bradshaw supplied nine points for the Saints and Jalen Bennett had...

Warrior boys endure double-OT loss to Bears

Eastern Wayne was haunted by turnovers in a 75-68, double-overtime loss to New Bern in New Hope on Tuesday evening. The Warriors (4-6 overall) entertain Havelock on Thursday....

EW girls pick up pace in 3rd quarter

Eastern Wayne outscored New Bern 16-2 in the third quarter and rolled to a 60-43, non-conference win Tuesday evening at New Hope. The teams entered halftime tied at 26-all. "We played a bit sluggish in the first half," Eastern Wayne...

Southern Wayne girls fall to Wilson Fike

WILSON -- Southern Wayne fell behind early and never recovered in a 56-39 loss on Tuesday evening at Wilson Fike. Zaria Atkins led the Saints with 16 points. Southern Wayne (4-4 overall) plays host to Goldsboro on Friday....

Cleveland girls edge Aycock, 48-47

PIKEVILLE -- Cleveland nearly let a late lead slip away but managed to recover just in time to hold off C.B. Aycock 48-47 in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play Tuesday evening. The Rams led nearly the entire game until the...

Goldsboro girls drop third straight game

Goldsboro suffered its third consecutive loss, 57-40, against Wilson Hunt on Tuesday evening. The Warriors led 24-20 at halftime and broke open the game in the second half. The Cougars pulled to within 42-35 on Tyona Moses' layup early in...

Hunt boys capitalize on Goldsboro mistakes

Goldsboro's quest for offensive efficiency continues to be a work in progress eight games into the Russell Stephens era. Turnovers and empty possessions, and a five-point deficit turned into a 63-45 loss to Wilson Hunt inside Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium...

Muhammad's running shot preserves Warriors' unblemished record

An ugly, lucky win. Eastern Wayne will certainly take it. Nijah Muhammad's game-winning, running shot bounced around the rim and fell through, lifting the unbeaten Warriors to a 50-48, non-conference triumph over Southern Nash on Monday evening. "The horseshoe is...

Eastern Wayne-So. Nash boxes

BOYS Southern Nash 16 8 13 19 -- 56 Eastern Wayne 15 18 16 13 -- 62 SOUTHERN NASH (1-7) Jordan Newkirk 1 0 1-1 3, Marques Wright 4 0 3-4 11, Chi-Ali Bunn 5 0 2-4 12, Desmon Jackson...

Moats sends message, players respond

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock head coach Steve Moats felt like he needed to send a message to his team Tuesday night. Moats came across loud and clear when he sat down his starters in the second quarter against Eastern...