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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Preps digest: JV, middle school news

JV sports * Boys' basketball: Eastern Wayne 71, Southern Wayne 56 -- Jaylin Thomas led the Warriors with 17 points and eight rebounds. Darrian Applewhite added 12 points and Dameko Artis tallied 11 markers in the win. Eastern Wayne...

Southern Wayne comes back, grinds out ECC boys' win

In a game that was ugly from the opening tip, Southern Wayne did enough to win. The Saints finished the game on a 9-2 run and outlasted Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference archrival Eastern Wayne 68-60 on Tuesday night. The teams...

Rosewood boys stay in Carolina 1-A title chase

PRINCETON -- Rosewood continues to keep pace in the Carolina 1-A Conference, while Princeton has a hole to climb out of that is growing larger with every loss. After turning in a less-than-pleasing performance against North Duplin on Monday night,...

Tuesday's prep basketball boxes

BOYS Rosewood 18 19 17 13 -- 67 Princeton 12 16 11 9 -- 48 ROSEWOOD (13-3, 4-1 CC) Josh Davis 2 3 1-4 14, Dee Mabry 3 3 0-0 15, Victor Jenkins 2 0 0-0 4, Jyonte Raynor 9...

Cleveland clinches ECC crown at Eastern Wayne's expense

CLAYTON -- Cleveland clinched its second consecutive Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season championship with a 59-14 decision over Eastern Wayne on Tuesday evening. The Rams (21-6, 5-0) earned the league's No. 1 seed for the NCHSAA dual-team playoffs and eliminated...

Aycock matmen easily defeat county rival on senior night

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock emerged victorious in seven of eight individual contested matches and celebrated senior night with a 66-18 triumph over county and Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference rival Southern Wayne on Tuesday evening. Seniors Jordan Bailey, Broc Doyle,...

Quillen ties county career-win mark

FOUR OAKS -- Nick Quillen tied the Wayne County record for career victories and Rosewood swept a three-team, non-conference meet at South Johnston on Tuesday evening. Quillen, a senior 132-pounder, scored a third-period technical fall over Triton's Hunter Young for...

Faith Christian stops NCCSA foe Trinity-Greenville

Aaron Hill poured in 32 points and pulled down 15 rebounds as Faith Christian defeated N.C. Christian Schools Association foe Trinity Christian of Greenville 66-53 on Tuesday night. Richard Sasser scored 14 points for the Conquerors. Faith plays host to...

Freedom Christian, WCDS boys engage in CPIC slugfest

FAYETTEVILLE -- Lee Atkinson poured in 30 points but it wasn't enough as Wayne Country Day fell 96-81 on Tuesday night at Coastal Plains Independent 1-A foe Freedom Christian. Deshar Thomas finished with 18 points for the Chargers and Joel...

Northwood boys roll past Wayne Christian

FAYETTEVILLE -- Wayne Christian endured a 70-17 loss on Tuesday night at Northwood Temple. Chris Easom led the Eagles with nine points. David Swets added six points, seven rebounds and five blocks. Wayne Christian (1-17 overall, 0-10 CCC) plays host...

North Pitt edges Greene Central boys, 63-62

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central came up just short in a 63-62 loss to Eastern Plains 2-A Conference opponent North Pitt on Tuesday night. Brandon Belcher led the Rams with 13 points. Javan Rozelle provided nine points. Greene Central (3-15...

North Duplin boys notch first league win of season

CALYPSO -- North Duplin outscored Spring Creek 30-16 in the second half of a 58-47 win on Tuesday night. Tyler Royal led the Rebels with 23 points. Cody Ivey and Savon Scott both finished with nine points. Logan Scott scored...

Golden Falcons upend Rams in ECC boys' action

CLAYTON -- Charles B. Aycock slipped past Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe Cleveland 40-38 on Tuesday night. Michael Williams paced the Golden Falcons with 12 points and eight rebounds. Shakel Powell supplied 11 points and A.J. Mundle had nine points...

Wayne Christian girls triumph in CCC play

FAYETTEVILLE -- Brooke Barfield scored 19 points to lead Wayne Christian to a 38-30 win on Tuesday evening at Carolina Christian 1-A Conference foe Northwood Temple. Kelsey Kornegay contributed eight points and 15 rebounds for the Eagles. Katie Isenhower added...

Goldsboro girls stay perfect in Carolina 1-A play

Goldsboro survived the "danger game." Freshman Tyona Moses paced three players in double figures with 17 points and Goldsboro handed Ayden-Grifton a 55-25 defeat in a Carolina 1-A Conference contest at Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium on Tuesday evening. Senior...

MOC men's volleyball team sweeps Coker

MOUNT OLIVE -- Alex Rivero and Renzo Rossato combined for 11 of Mount Olive's 17 service aces during a 25-11, 25-14, 25-18 triumph over Conference Carolinas men's volleyball foe Coker (S.C.) College on Tuesday evening. Rivero pounded out 10...

Rosewood girls knock off archrival Princeton

PRINCETON -- Rosewood used a solid defensive effort to turn back Princeton 53-36 on Tuesday evening. The Eagles effectively used their 2-3 zone scheme to deny the Bulldogs the ability to penetrate off the dribble and took away entry passes...

EW girls now 8-0 against ECC opposition

Eastern Wayne turned up the pressure in the second half and rolled past Southern Wayne 71-41 on the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference basketball scene on Tuesday night. The Warriors improved to 19-1 overall and 8-0 in ECC play. "Our number...

C.B. Aycock girls turn back Cleveland

CLAYTON -- Charles B. Aycock defeated Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opponent Cleveland 33-26 on Tuesday evening. Lauren Butler and Taylor Daniels both scored 11 points for the Golden Falcons. Aycock (7-11 overall, 4-3 ECC) plays host to Eastern Wayne on...

Spring Creek girls snap skid

CALYPSO -- Spring Creek picked up its first win of the season on Tuesday evening with a 28-23 victory at North Duplin. Alyssa Borja led the Gators with 12 points. Shaily McCarty paced the Rebels with six points and Deja...

Best just misses double-double for WCDS girls

FAYETTEVILLE -- Wayne Country Day picked up a 57-47 win on Tuesday evening at Coastal Plains Independent 1-A foe Freedom Christian. Sarah Best finished with 19 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for the Chargers. Hannah Pearson supplied 14 points...

Goldsboro survives shaky third quarter, beats A-G

Goldsboro survived what could have been a disastrous third quarter and stayed unbeaten on the Carolina 1-A Conference boys' basketball scene Tuesday evening. Senior Damarian Henderson spearheaded a balanced offensive attack with 14 points in a 69-56 conquest of Ayden-Grifton...