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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Southern Wayne advances to second round in 3-A boys' playoffs

DUDLEY -- Coming off a heartbreaking loss in the finals of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference tournament championship, Southern Wayne had two choices. Respond and advance in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A boys' basketball playoffs, or fall...

Monday's prep playoff boxes

BOYS Dixon 10 18 11 10 -- 49 Goldsboro 15 31 24 20 -- 90 DIXON (7-19) Isaac Bussell 1 0 0-0 2, Jaylen Mitchell 3 0 4-7 10, Zach Sicknick 0 1 0-0 3, Anthony Bailey 1 0 0-0...

Rosewood beats archrival Princeton in 1-A opening-round play

Rosewood advanced in the NCHSAA 1-A playoffs with a 32-17 triumph over archrival Princeton on Monday evening. The Eagles (17-7 overall) are the guest of Lakewood on Wednesday. Alicia Burns and Lexi Mercer paced Rosewood's offense with 12 and 10...

Golden Falcon girls advance in 3-A playoffs

SOUTHPORT -- Taylor Daniels knocked down 15 points to lead C.B. Aycock past South Brunswick, 52-20, in first-round action of the NCHSAA 3-A playoffs Monday evening. The Golden Falcons (13-13 overall) play host to Havelock on Wednesday. Daniels shot 7...

Princeton boys fall to perennial power Wallace-Rose Hill

TEACHEY -- Wallace-Rose Hill started strong offensively early and rolled past Princeton, 80-57, in the NCHSAA 1-A playoffs Monday evening. Michael Wooten led Princeton with 21 points. Colby Norris tallied 14. Jamal Morgan and Tanner Woodard logged eight and seven...

Eagles' Raynor has big night at West Columbus

CERRO GORDO -- Jyonte Raynor sizzled the nets for 28 points, leading Rosewood to a 79-65 triumph over West Columbus in the NCHSAA 1-A playoffs Monday evening. The Eagles travel to East Carteret on Wednesday. Josh Davis added 17 points....

CBA boys claim road playoff win

AHOSKIE -- AJ Mundle flirted with a double-double and Charles B. Aycock slipped past Hertford County, 59-58, during opening-round action of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A playoffs Monday evening. The Golden Falcons (14-12 overall) play host to...

No. 2-ranked Trojans rebound from first loss of the season

MOC Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Cody Britt and Zak Orrison each drove in four runs during No. 2-ranked Mount Olive College pounded North Greenville, 22-5, in the decisive game of their Conference Carolinas series on Monday afternoon. Chris Orphanus...

Cougar girls hammer Hobbton

At no point during her freshman season has any stage appeared to be too big for Tyona Moses. Evidently the state playoffs aren't, either. Moses scored a game-high 22 points and pulled down 15 rebounds in just three quarters of...

Goldsboro easily defeats Dixon in boys' 1-A playoffs

Goldsboro head coach Russell Stephens recently taped an article on the importance of a second unit inside every one of his players' lockers and waited to see the impact. Stephens' tactics more than got the message across. The Cougars' bench...

Warriors switch defensive tactics, take out Vikings

The zone press didn't work. So, Eastern Wayne employed another tactic. The Warriors switched to their hawking man-to-man scheme, created some turnovers and rode the momentum to a 69-48 triumph over Jacksonville White Oak in first-round action of the N.C....