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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Preps digest: JV sports news

JV sports * Baseball: Cleveland 6, Princeton 2 -- Matt Boyette and Jared Pearce each contributed two hits for the Bulldogs. Tyler Beasley surrendered two hits in four scoreless innings on the mound for Princeton. * Baseball: Epiphany 11,...

WCDS storms back in the second half

Just find Sarah. And once the senior midfielder got more touches on the ball, Wayne Country Day's offense flowed smoothly and sparked a come-from-behind, 2-1 triumph over Wayne Christian on Tuesday afternoon. Best tallied the equalizer and Margaret Tanner delivered...

Wayne County Golf Championships: Adams is medalist; Saints take team title

An extremely challenging course on a cold, blustery spring day caused plenty of frustration for competitors during the 2013 Wayne County Golf Championships. Some holes played a club or two shorter. Putts teasingly rolled wide of the cup on the...

Tuesday's ECC boxscores

North Lenoir 100 200 1 -- 4 10 2 Eastern Wayne 000 010 1 -- 2 5 0 Leading hitters -- North Lenoir -- Sammy West 2-3; Justin Shimer 1-3; Caleb Baird 2-3, RBI; Seth Beard 2-3, 2B, RBI; Tyler...

Hawks notch first ECC baseball win of the year

After opening the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference schedule with five consecutive close losses, North Lenoir finally broke through on Tuesday night. The Hawks held off a late rally for a 4-2 victory over Eastern Wayne for their first league win...

ECU joining Big East in all sports

East Carolina will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East as an all-sports member, instead of just for football as originally planned. The league and school announced the move Wednesday. East Carolina had already been set to join Cincinnati, Connecticut, South Florida...

Wayne Christian nets non-league win

Wayne Christian defeated Eastern Wayne's junior varsity squad 6-3 on Tuesday afternoon at Wayne Community College. Christopher Easom, Matthew Jackson, Hunter Timmerman and Grahm Fussell each contributed singles victories for the Eagles. The doubles teams of Easom-Timmerman and Fusell-Jackson also...

Unbeaten Rosewood sweeps doubles courts, upends Cougars

Rosewood won all three doubles matches to pull out a 6-3, non-conference win over Carolina 1-A Conference opponent Goldsboro on Tuesday afternoon. It was the conference opener for both teams. Dylan Cuddington, Fouad Ismail and Hunter Hinston each provided a...

Golden Falcons top Greenfield in boys' tennis

Charles B. Aycock claimed four of six singles matches on its way to a 7-2, non-conference victory over visiting Greenfield on Tuesday afternoon. Addison Vail, Will Hoff, Chas Hooks and Stanton Head each recorded a a singles win for the...

Strickland has two hits, two RBI in Warriors' defeat

Eastern Wayne suffered a 15-8 loss to Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe North Lenoir on Tuesday evening in New Hope. Starla Strickland (two RBI) and Stephanie Smith each collected two hits for the Warriors. Debbie Mitchell, Brook Morawski, Sarah Rice...

Chargers drop CPIC baseball opener

NEW BERN -- Epiphany scored eight runs in the home half of the second inning on its way to a 15-7 win over Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference foe Wayne Country Day on Tuesday. Cody Neal led the Chargers with...

Brann throws complete game for Rams

SNOW HILL -- Ben Brann pitched a complete-game shutout and Greene Central turned back Eastern Plains 2-A Conference foe Farmville Central 4-0 on Tuesday night. Brann scattered three hits and struck out nine while allowing two walks to earn the...

Golden Falcons blank Saints

DUDLEY -- Charles B. Aycock shut out Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference foe Southern Wayne 4-0 on Tuesday night. The Golden Falcons (5-3-0 overall, 5-1-0 ECC) travel to Princeton today. The Saints (5-5-0, 2-4-0) visit Triton on April 9....

Dove scores twice in Warriors' home win

Cameron Dove scored a pair of second-half goals and Eastern Wayne recorded a 5-0 victory over Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference opponent North Lenoir on Tuesday evening in New Hope. The Warriors got on the scoreboard early as Cheyenne Craft scored...

ECU reaches CIT semifinals

ECU Sports Information GREENVILLE -- Maurice Kemp scored 20 points and Robert Sampson posted a double-double to lead East Carolina past Loyola (Md.) in quarterfinal-round play of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament inside Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum on Tuesday evening. The...

Pate throws 3-hit shutout

DUDLEY -- In a pivotal Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference road game, Charles B. Aycock turned to its leader in hopes of a big-time performance. Adam Pate didn't disappoint. Pate went 4 for 4 at the plate with an RBI and...

CBA softball rallies on the road

DUDLEY -- Charles B. Aycock rallied with two seventh-inning runs and turned back county rival Southern Wayne, 8-7, in Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference play Tuesday evening. Abbie Walton cranked out four hits and drove in three runs for the...