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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Preps digest: Middle school news

Middle schools * Softball: Princeton 10, Four Oaks 0 (6 inn.) -- Beth Braswell and Casey Mitchell combined for 10 strikeouts inside the pitcher's circle. Braswell and Mitchell provided three hits apiece offensively. Selah Smith and Haley Jones each...

Best tallies 5 goals for Chargers

Sarah Best and Margaret Tanner scored within 10 minutes apart in the opening half, and Wayne Country Day throttled Freedom Christian, 6-0, in a Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference match Wednesday afternoon. Best tallied four second-half goals on assists from...

Dogs shut out Gators on softball diamond

PRINCETON -- Princeton earned a share of the Carolina 1-A Conference championship with a 13-0, mercy-rule triumph over Spring Creek on Wednesday evening. Kelsey Peedin (two RBI) and Savanna Massengill (two RBI) cranked out two hits apiece for the Bulldogs,...

Faith Christian defeats Trinity Christian-Greenville

GREENVILLE -- Faith Christian turned in a solid defensive effort in an 11-4 win over N.C. Christian Schools Association foe Trinity of Greenville on Wednesday night. Hannah Stocks emerged the winning pitcher for the Conquerors. Abigail Pierce tallied eight strikeouts...

Trojans bump Saints from ECC baseball tournament

FOUR OAKS -- South Johnson scored the game-winning run with no outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, and turned back Southern Wayne, 5-4, in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference tournament Wednesday evening. The third-seeded Trojans...

Gators manage just four hits in Carolina 1-A win

Spring Creek scored eight runs on just four hits en route to an 8-1 win over Carolina 1-A Conference rival Goldsboro on Wednesday night. Luke Miller, Matt Rogers, Tre Hammonds and Ian Ladd each tallied one hit in the win....

Eastern Wayne-Cleveland box

E. Wayne 000 020 004 -- 6 9 1 Cleveland 011 000 001 -- 3 8 4 Leading hitters -- Eastern Wayne -- Ryan Faucette 2-5; Josh Dixon 4-5, 3 RBI; Tyler Huetter 1-5; Zach Smith 2-4, RBI. Cleveland --...

Dixon delivers game-winning hit, Warriors clinch playoff berth

CLAYTON -- Eastern Wayne claimed its most-pivotal road victory of the season on a breezy, misty Wednesday evening. And strengthened a heartbeat that nearly flat-lined just two weeks ago. Josh Dixon delivered the game-winning hit in the top of the...

C.B. Aycock softball team exceeds expectations

OK, all you "Doubting Thomases" who reside in Pikeville and surrounding communities. Those anticipated shortcomings that dominated conversations in the offseason never occurred. Time to fess up and apologize to the Charles B. Aycock softball team, which has far exceeded...

Eastern Wayne girls rally in ECC soccer semifinals

Charles B. Aycock's postseason demons don't appear to be disappearing anytime soon. Eastern Wayne's Anne Reed Hulse scored the game-winning goal in a come-from-behind, 3-2 victory over the Golden Falcons in semifinal-round play of the Eastern Carolina 3-A Conference girls'...