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Friday, August 30, 2013

Wayne Country Day notches 1st win of 2013

rhanchett@newsargus.com Wayne Country Day needed to show a consistent effort. Spurred on by rival Wayne Christian, the Chargers finally delivered with four goals in the second half of a 6-0 win Thursday evening. "I was glad to see our guys...

Spring Creek claims dramatic win over Southern Wayne

astevens@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- Drama. Controversy. A game well worth the price of admission. The latest installment in the Spring Creek-Southern Wayne soccer rivalry delivered everything it has become known for. The Gators scored a pair of goals late in the...

Bulldogs heed coach's advice, pull out 5-set affair

rcoggins@newsargus.com The latest installment in the storied Rosewood-Princeton volleyball rivalry ended in classic fashion yet again Thursday evening. Senior middle hitter Savanna Massengill provided a team-high 15 kills and the Bulldogs recovered from a middle-match lull to defeat the Eagles...

JV football: Eastern Wayne 28, Goldsboro 18

Eastern Wayne jumped out to a 20-6 lead by halftime on its way to a 28-18 win over Goldsboro on Thursday night. Robert Gonzalez scored on a 3-yard touchdown run and a 54-yard touchdown pass from Joe Hays in the...

Jones takes 1st, WCS boys tie with Faith-Rocky Mount

Wayne Christian finished tied for first with Faith Christian of Rocky Mount in the boys' portion of an eight-team meet at Waynesborough Park on Thursday afternoon. The Eagles and Patriots both compiled team scores of 49 points. Wayne Country Day...

Rosewood places 3rd in 10-team golf match

Rosewood posted a team score of 151 and finished third in a 10-team golf match contested in Johnston County on Thursday afternoon. The Eagles' Lindsey Burton shot a 44 and teammate Taylor Gales carded a 53. Alana Pipkin ended the...

Greene Central handles Greenfield in tennis

WILSON -- Greene Central easily turned back Greenfield 8-1 on Thursday. MacKenzie Butts, Brycen Radford, Chasity Holloman, Caitlin Deans and Morgan Britt each earned a win in singles play for the Rams. The doubles teams of Radford-Lindsey May and Butts-Britt...

Eastern Wayne rolls over J.H. Rose

Eastern Wayne remained unbeaten with an 8-1 win over J.H. Rose on Thursday afternoon. Faith Sutton, Savannah Sutton, McKenna Dove, Cameron Dove, Debbie Mitchell and Brennan Dove each collected a singles win for the Warriors. The tandems of F. Sutton-S....

CBA shuts out D.H. Conley on ECC 3A/4A tennis scene

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock swept Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference opponent D.H. Conley 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. Ashton Walker, Casie Belom, Cassidy Coerver, Kassidy Pitchford, Rachel Jackson and Haley Creech each prevailed in their respective singles matches for the Golden...

Lakewood sweeps North Duplin

ROSEBORO -- North Duplin endured a 25-11, 25-10, 25-12 Carolina 1-A Conference loss on Thursday evening at Lakewood. The Rebels (1-3, 1-1 CC) entertain Spring Creek on Tuesday....

Goldsboro drops 4-set affair to Beddingfield

Goldsboro started strong, but could not maintain its momentum in a 23-25, 25-15, 25-9, 25-10 loss to Wilson Beddingfield on Thursday evening. Becka Pittard led the Cougars with six kills and Alexus Davis had six aces. Goldsboro (2-3) travels to...

Gators chomp Carolina 1A newcomer Neuse Charter

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek improved to 4-0 with a 25-4, 25-9, 25-7 sweep of Carolina 1-A Conference newcomer Neuse Charter on Thursday evening. The Gators have won each of their first two conference matches. Sarah Ford paced Spring Creek...

WCDS nets 3-set win over Wayne Christian

Rachel Uzzell distributed 26 assists and Wayne Country Day swept Wayne Christian 25-8, 25-14, 25-15 at Clifford Gymnatorium on Thursday evening. The Chargers' Celeste Davis tallied 12 kills and Sarah Crooks added 11 digs. Uzzell and Stephanie Schappell each had...

MOC volleyball ranked 6th in preseason Conference Carolinas poll

rcoggins@newsargus.com MOUNT OLIVE -- "We'll take sixth place." But don't think Mount Olive College hasn't set its sights higher on the Conference Carolinas women's volleyball scene this season. The Trojans were picked sixth in the preseason coaches poll -- just...

Preps digest: JV, middle school

JV sports * Volleyball: Wayne Christian d. Wayne Country Day 18-25, 25-20, 25-14 -- Wayne Christian improved to 2-1 overall. Teriece Hawley and Hannah Neal each supplied six digs for the Chargers. Jessie Walton added 14 digs and two...