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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Local preps digest

Baseball Eastern Wayne 2, Wilson Hunt 1 * Eastern Wayne opened the baseball season with a 2-1 win over Wilson Hun on Friday afternoon in New Hope. The Warriors finished with five hits. Grayson Wells, Jeremy Lancaster, Josh Dixon, Tyler...

Trojans' comeback falls short

MOC SPORTS INFORMATION WILSON -- Mount Olive threw a scare into its rivals from Barton, trimming a 19-point, second half deficit to one in the closing minutes, but the Bulldogs made all six free throws in the final 43 seconds...

Gryphons too strong for Golden Falcons

ROCKY MOUNT -- Charles B. Aycock wanted to hang around long enough and aggravate defending Class 3-A state champion Rocky Mount on Friday evening. The Gryphons never tightened up. And the 12th-seeded Golden Falcons couldn't overcome a second-quarter scoring drought...

Prep basketball boxes

BOYS C.B. Aycock 9 10 10 14 -- 43 Rocky Mount 17 14 18 23 -- 72 C.B. AYCOCK (15-13) Greg Williams 0 0 0-1 0, Cody Garris 0 0 1-2 1, Javaris Williams 0 0 0-0 0, Shakel Powell...

Mount Olive's women stumble at Barton

MOC SPORTS INFORMATION WILSON -- Tamara Nesmith scored 21 points and Jasmine McDonald and Alexandra Silva added 15 apiece, but Mount Olive fell to No. 6 Barton 74-58 in the women's regular season finale for both teams Friday night. Mount...

Goldsboro's Keen earns promotion at UNCW

Courtesy of UNCW WILMINGTON -- Former Seahawk Club assistant director and UNCW director of development Adam Keen has been appointed Associate Director of Athletics for Major Gifts, becoming the school's first major gifts officer for athletics. The announcement comes on...

Eastern Wayne advances to East Regional semifinals

It has been more than a year since Eastern Wayne lost on its home floor. The Warriors are going to have to try to bottle that momentum for their next game. Eastern Wayne used a big third quarter to pull...

Dillon fans 11 against Belmont Abbey

MOC SPORTS INFORMATION BELMONT -- Matt Dillon recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and tossed an eight-inning complete game as nationally second-ranked Mount Olive defeated No. 18 Belmont Abbey 6-2 in the opening game of a Conference Carolinas baseball series Saturday...