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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Preps digest: JV sports news

JV sports * Baseball: Rosewood 12, North Duplin 1 -- Alex Brogden led the Eagles with two hits and four RBI. Ethan Chapin and Matthew Parson each had two hits and an RBI. Hayden Amodeo, Blake Dean and Nicholas...

Ayden-Grifton/Princeton baseball box

Ayden-Grifton 030 050 3 -- 11 11 2 Princeton 100 111 2 -- 6 7 6 Leading hitters -- Ayden-Grifton -- Mike Stancil 1-4; Hunter Cannon 3-5, RBI; Blake Allen 2-5, RBI; Walker Stocks 1-3; Matt McLawhorn 1-2, RBI; Jake...

Walnut Creek LGA news

Linda Cannon captured low net during weekly play at Walnut Creek Country Club. Hiromi Sueki and Evelyn Rose won low gross and low putts, respectively....

Lane Tree LGA news

Sherry Minner won the President's Cup by carding the three lowest net scores in April at Lane Tree Golf Course. Minner also captured game-of-the-week honors. Rhonda Williams earned low gross and low net. Mary Ann Sutton seized low putts....

Adams claims medalist honors in Carolina 1-A golf match

DUDLEY -- Nick Adams earned medalist honors with a round of 70 to lead Rosewood to a victory in a six-team Carolina 1-A Conference meet on Tuesday afternoon at Southern Wayne Country Club. The Eagles compiled a team score of...

Aycock nets marathon dual-team playoff victory

SOUTHPORT -- The team of Chas Hooks and Jackson Yelverton earned a pivotal win and Charles B. Aycock survived for a 5-4 victory at South Brunswick in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A dual-team...

Wayne Christian advances in CCC baseball tournament

Wayne Christian launched defense of its Carolina Christian 1-A Conference tournament title with an 8-7 victory over Community Christian on Tuesday evening. Cameron Foss allowed two hits in six innings. Austen Howell notched the save. Tanner Rose, Brandon Price and...

Chargers drop CPIC baseball contest

Wayne Country Day endured a 7-1 loss to Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference foe Freedom Christian on Tuesday afternoon. John Strickland (RBI) and Mason Bland each had a hit for the Chargers. Cody Neal endured the loss on the mound....

Rams' Brann tosses 1-hit shutout

SNOW HILL -- Ben Brann pitched a one-hit shutout and Greene Central handed North Pitt its first loss, 8-0, in Eastern Plains 2-A Conference play Tuesday evening. Brann tallied three strikeouts and allowed three walks. The senior improved to 8-0...

Princeton duo combines for shutout in pitcher's circle

PRINCETON -- Princeton's Tori Paul and Haley Wood combined for the shutout inside the pitcher's circle during a 3-0 conquest of Carolina 1-A Conference foe Ayden-Grifton on Tuesday evening. Paul started and fanned three Ayden-Grifton batters in three innings. Wood...

South Johnston shuts out Eastern Wayne in softball

FOUR OAKS -- Regular-season co-champion South Johnston eliminated Eastern Wayne, 13-0, from the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference tournament Tuesday evening. Starla Strickland, Casey Young, Brooke Morawski and Sydney Schmeltzer each had a hit for the Warriors. It was the final...

Saints lose late lead, fall in ECC softball tournament

CLAYTON -- Southern Wayne saw a late lead evaporate in an 8-3 loss to Cleveland in opening-round play of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference tournament Tuesday evening. The Saints led 3-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning before the...

Rosewood softball team slips past North Duplin

CALYPSO -- Rosewood rallied from a five-run deficit and hung on for a 10-8 victory over Carolina 1-A Conference foe North Duplin on Tuesday evening. Amanda Beckert, Alicia Burns and Hayley Mercer each had two hits for the Eagles. Anna...

Princeton rolls past Spring Creek, 7-1, in soccer

PRINCETON -- Carolina 1-A Conference leader Princeton rolled past Spring Creek 7-1 on Tuesday night. Kassandra Velasquez scored twice for the Bulldogs. Jessica Brush, Elizabeth Cole, Amber Hill and Lauren Woodard each provided a goal. Savannah Pierce supplied two assists....

Washington ousts Eastern Wayne from dual-team playoffs

Eastern Wayne's journey in the dual-team tennis postseason abruptly ended with an opening-round loss for the second straight year Tuesday afternoon. Washington collected two doubles points and prevailed 5-4 in the 3-A classification of the N.C. High School Athletic Association...

EW-Washington tennis box

2013 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A dual-team playoffs (at Eastern Wayne HS) Washington 5 Eastern Wayne 4 Singles: No. 1 Chaz Fitzpatrick (EW) d. Luke Harris 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Mitchell Kaspar (EW) d. Holt McKeithan 6-2, 6-4;...

North Duplin moves a step closer to Carolina 1-A baseball title

CALYPSO -- One emphatic inning helped North Duplin get one step closer toward a Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season championship Tuesday night. The Rebels erupted for five fourth-inning runs and defeated Rosewood 8-3. A victory over Spring Creek on Friday assures...

ND-Rosewood box

Rosewood 000 101 1 -- 3 5 2 North Duplin 200 501 x -- 8 10 1 Leading hitters -- Rosewood -- Bryce McKeel 1-4; Reed Howell 1-3, RBI; Daniel Herring 2-3; Khalil Warren 1-3. North Duplin -- Cedrick Kornegay...

Mozingo notches 4 goals in ECC tournament game

Megan Mozingo scored four goals and Eastern Wayne blanked North Lenoir 8-0 in the first round of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference tournament Tuesday evening. The Warriors (10-3-0 overall) host Charles B. Aycock in tonight's semifinals. Ann Reed Hulse added...

Strickland provides offense for C.B. Aycock

PIKEVILLE -- Alex Strickland scored five goals and Charles B. Aycock needed just 43 minutes to defeat South Johnston 9-0 in a mercy-rule shortened game in the first round of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference tournament. The Golden Falcons travel...

Mercer collects hat trick for Rosewood

Lexi Mercer scored three goals and Rosewood defeated Carolina 1-A Conference foe Goldsboro 5-0 on Tuesday evening. Logan Bill scored twice for the Eagles. Lindsey Burton, Samantha Allen, Kimberly Scott and Patrice Robinson each contributed an assist. Rosewood (8-4-0 overall,...

Best scores lone goal against Epiphany

NEW BERN -- Sarah Best scored eight minutes into the second 10-minute overtime period off Marguax Pope's assist and Wayne Country Day slipped past Coastal Plains Independent 1-A foe Epiphany 1-0 on Tuesday afternoon. The Chargers (8-3-1, 5-1-0 CPIC) play...

Errors prove crucial in Princeton loss

PRINCETON -- Six errors proved too much for Princeton to overcome in an 11-6 loss to Carolina 1-A Conference baseball foe Ayden-Grifton on Tuesday evening. Eight of the Chargers' 11 runs were unearned. "That is not Princeton baseball for sure,"...

Southern Wayne "three-peats" as ECC golf champion

Three-peat complete. Southern Wayne concluded its late-season surge with a season-low team score of 318 and captured its third consecutive Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference men's golf championship at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon. The Saints, along with South...