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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Wednesday's prep playoff boxes

BOYS Ayden-Grifton 11 18 8 20 -- 57 Goldsboro 21 9 13 11 -- 54 AYDEN-GRIFTON (16-11) Tijuan Blount 1 0 0-0 2, Frank Preston 1 0 0-0 2, Brandon Larry 7 0 3-6 17, Phe'Bion Joyner 0 0 1-2...

Rosewood boys fall to top-seeded East Carteret

BEAUFORT -- East Carteret started hot on the offensive end and never cooled down in an 87-65 win over Rosewood in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A state playoffs. Jyonte Raynor paced Rosewood with 29...

E. Wayne nets season-opening win

FOUR OAKS -- Eastern Wayne started its tennis season with a win over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe South Johnston on Wednesday afternoon. Chaz Fitzpatrick, Mitchell Kaspar, Sawyer Thompson, Hari Chittilla and Sam Biggs each claimed a points in singles...

Chargers deliver stunning blow at Lee Gymnasium

The fourth time was the charm for Ayden-Grifton. Goldsboro squandered a 10-point, third-quarter lead and failed to execute down the stretch of a 57-54 loss to the Chargers in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class...

James Kenan girls upend Goldsboro

Goldsboro had visions of another deep playoff run. James Kenan had other ideas. The Tigers held off a furious fourth-quarter rally and survived for a 61-55 win in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A...

Warriors' man-to-man pressure drowns Knights

Eastern Wayne started slowly and Currituck hung around in the first half. The Warriors sped the game up in the second half and put the Knights away en route to a 74-42 victory in the second round of the N.C....

CBA girls match Havelock's intensity, advances to 3rd round

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock's girls have used the Clemson philosophy -- play ugly and make the other team play ugly -- throughout this basketball season. Wednesday was no exception. The 12th-seeded Golden Falcons (14-13 overall) played another hard-nosed defensive...

Falcons continue to soar in postseason

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock and D.H. Conley resembled two prize fighters dancing around the ring during first-half play Wednesday evening. Each threw consistent jabs and nailed a solid body punch now and then. The Golden Falcons, however, delivered a...