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Tuesday's dual-team wrestling agate

2013 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A Dual-Team Playoffs (at Rosewood HS) Rosewood 37 Chatham Central 35 182 -- Chad Keefer (R) by forfeit; 195 -- Seth Elkins (CC) wbf Syhieem Peterson, 0:54; 220 -- Curtis Brown (CC) wbf...

Preps digest: JV, middle school news

JV sports * Boys' basketball: Goldsboro 80, Spring Creek 52 -- D'onta Russell led the Cougars with 16 points. Delmonte Wells supplied 13 points. Nashir Bowden, Eric Bufkin and Josh Wootson each had 10 points. * Girls' basketball: Eastern...

Goldsboro boys clinch league title outright

Goldsboro can check the Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season championship off its list of goals. More importantly, the Cougars are peaking at the right time. Goldsboro clinched the league title outright and celebrated senior night with a 73-30 victory over Spring...

Rosewood grapplers survive two close calls

Two close calls. Rosewood didn't panic either time. And the result? Another trip to the eastern regional championship round for the first time since 2010, and fifth time overall in program history. Dylan Melgar's courageous battle at 170 pounds preserved...

Tuesday's prep basketball boxes

BOYS Spring Creek 7 10 4 9 -- 30 Goldsboro 19 14 26 14 -- 73 SPRING CREEK (4-15, 1-8 CC) Brandon Gonzalez 2 0 0-1 4, Chad Spurgeon 2 0 0-0 4, Trey Hammonds 2 1 0-2 7, Daniel...

Rosewood wrestling match changed

Rosewood athletics director Robert Britt said the Eagles will travel to North Rowan for the NCHSAA Class 1-A eastern dual-team championship. Britt originally thought Rosewood (39-11 overall) had seeding priority according to a link posted on the NCHSAA website. However,...

Triton trips up CBA's boys

ERWIN -- Triton clinched its second consecutive Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season championship with a 57-42 win over Charles B. Aycock on Tuesday night. The Golden Falcons (12-11 overall, 7-4 ECC) visit South Johnston on Tuesday....

Rosewood boys turn back North Duplin

CALYPSO -- Rosewood earned a 69-54 win against Carolina 1-A Conference foe North Duplin on Tuesday evening. Jyonte Raynor led the Eagles with 18 points. Dennis Mitchell added 17, while Josh Davis contributed 13. Cedrick Kornegay had 16 points for...

Mercer paces Rosewood girls on the road

CALYPSO -- Freshman Lexi Mercer scored a game-high 20 points to lead Rosewood to a 63-13 win at North Duplin on Tuesday evening. The Eagles led 23-3 after one quarter and were never threatened. Casey Thornton led the Rebels with...

Triton slips past CBA girls

ERWIN -- Charles B. Aycock endured a 44-43 loss at Triton on Tuesday evening. Myleah Jones led the Golden Falcons with 18 points. Lauren Butler had 11 points. Aycock (9-13 overall, 6-5 ECC) concludes regular-season play Thursday at South Johnston....

Ayden-Grifton girls defeat Princeton

PRINCETON -- An unconventional coaching move led to success as Ayden-Grifton rallied past Princeton 48-41 in Carolina 1-A Conference basketball action Tuesday night. Charger head coach Jeff Dufour decided to slow the game down in the second half despite being...

EW girls finish unbeaten in ECC regular-season play

FOUR OAKS -- Eastern Wayne completed its Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference regular-season campaign in perfect fashion with a 53-46 win over South Johnston on Tuesday evening. The No. 4-ranked Warriors (23-1 overall) concluded ECC play 12-0 and eclipsed the single-season...

Goldsboro girls get four-peat

Goldsboro put the finishing touches on its fourth consecutive Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season girls' basketball championship with a 61-15 triumph over county foe Spring Creek on Tuesday evening. The Cougars (14-5 overall) improved to 9-0 against league opposition this...

Gryphons eliminate Golden Falcons from dual-team playoffs

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock's chances of halting its three-match skid in the postseason took a major hit on the coin toss ... yes, the coin toss before its battle with perennial power Rocky Mount on Tuesday evening. The Gryphons...

Ayden-Grifton outguns Princeton's boys

PRINCETON -- A hot-shooting night was not quite enough to earn Princeton a victory over Carolina 1-A Conference rival Ayden-Grifton on Tuesday night. The Chargers rallied for a 60-55 victory. "We had a good night offensively and I was pleased...