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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Pam Pack opens door for new 3A softball state champion

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock gave a good team too many chances to score Tuesday evening. Washington benefited from nine walks and three infield errors during a 9-1, second-round victory over the Golden Falcons in the N.C. High School Athletic...

Washington-C.B. Aycock box

2013 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A playoffs (at C.B. Aycock HS, Pikeville) Washington 004 131 0 -- 9 6 0 C.B. Aycock 000 010 0 -- 1 5 3 Leading hitters -- Washington -- Anna Hardison 1-3, RBI;...

Union-Spring Creek box

2013 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A playoffs (at Spring Creek HS, Seven Springs) Union 310 201 0 -- 7 9 2 Spring Creek 000 020 0 -- 2 3 4 Leading hitters -- Union -- Dustin Alphin 1-4,...

Union eliminates Spring Creek from 1A baseball playoffs

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek dug a deep hole over the first two innings, but could never recover in a 7-2, season-ending loss to Union in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A baseball playoffs Tuesday evening. The Spartans...

Rosewood's Adams cards second-day 72

CHAPEL HILL -- Rosewood's Nick Adams carded an even-par 72 during final-round play of the 2013 NCHSAA 1-A men's golf championships on Tuesday afternoon. Adams logged five birdies on his final nine holes and finished tied for fourth overall with...

WCDS bows out of NCISAA 1A soccer playoffs

HICKORY -- Hickory Christian notched three second-half goals within a four-minute span and handed Wayne Country Day a season-ending, 5-0 loss in quarterfinal-round action of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A state playoffs Tuesday afternoon. The Chargers trailed 1-0...

Rosewood upsets SW Onslow in 1A softball playoffs

JACKSONVILLE -- Rosewood shocked Coastal Plains champion Southwest Onslow, 6-3, in second-round action during the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A playoffs Tuesday evening. The Eagles' Callie Thornton mashed a home run and finished 2-for-4 on the night. Kayla...

Princeton's Paul, Wood combine for 2-hit shutout

PRINCETON -- Tori Paul yielded two hits in a six-inning stint and Princeton eliminated Hobbton, 2-0, from the NCHSAA 1-A playoffs Tuesday evening. Paul fanned seven Wildcat batters and threw 10 first-pitch strikes. Hailey Wood tossed one inning of no-hit...

N. Duplin-W. Columbus box

2013 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A playoffs (at North Duplin HS, Calypso) West Columbus 102 102 01 -- 7 10 5 North Duplin 000 303 02 -- 8 10 1 One out when winning run scored. Leading hitters...

Eighth-inning error helps North Duplin advance in postseason

CALYPSO -- Blake Rhodes jogged home with his arms raised high in ecstasy. Josh Hamilton laid motionless in defeat on the outfield grass. Rhodes scored the game-winning run on Hamilton's error in the bottom of the eighth inning as North...

Trojan aces: Dillon, Regan lead MOC pitching staff

The lineage of outstanding pitchers at Mount Olive runs almost as deep as the program's storied history itself. Since 2007, seven different Trojan hurlers have been selected in Major League Baseball's amateur draft. Four of those pitchers were tabbed as...

Berry, Oliver have put up 'quiet' numbers for MOC this season

Steady defense, good plate approaches and consistent work on each pitch has been Mount Olive's calling card on the baseball diamond most of this season. The Trojans' success can be traced to their middle infielders and their two "rocks" on...