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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Preps digest: JV sports

JV sports * Girls' tennis: C.B Aycock 6, Greene Central 3 -- Charles B. Aycock held off Greene Central by a 6-3 final. * Boy's soccer: Parrott Academy 4, Wayne Country Day 2 -- Sam Dively and John Thompson...

Rosewood opens Carolina 1A soccer season with win

astevens@newsargus.com Rosewood avoided falling into a dangerous hole during its Carolina 1-A Conference opener Wednesday evening. The Eagles used a pair of late goals to put away Hobbton, 4-2, at Branch Pope Field. Rosewood applied pressure to the Wildcats' defense...

Princeton's "hammer" more than just a coveted prize

A sledge hammer represents power and strength. It's also become the object of every Princeton football player's obsession this season. Once that last bell sounds, they rush to the fieldhouse on Monday afternoon in hopes of seeing that coveted trophy...

County teams compete in ECC 3A/4A cross country meet

WINTERVILLE -- Eastern Wayne ran fifth as a team overall during the first Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A cross country meet at Boyd Lee Park on Wednesday afternoon. Videl Wright led the Warriors with a ninth-place finish in 19 minutes, 41 seconds....

Eastern Wayne continues domination on tennis courts

GREENVILLE -- Eastern Wayne earned a shutout with a 9-0 win over Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference opponent D.H. Conley on Wednesday afternoon. Faith Sutton, Savannah Sutton, McKenna Dove, Cameron Dove, Debbie Mitchell and Brenna Dove each earned a singles point...

Greene Central starts EPC tennis play with a shutout

AYDEN -- Greene Central cruised to a 9-0 win over Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference foe Ayden-Grifton on Wednesday. Taylar Keel, Lindsey May, MacKenzie Butts, Brycen Radford, Chasity Holloman and Caitlin Deans each prevailed during singles play. The tandems of Morgan...

C.B. Aycock sweeps Greene Central in volleyball

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock took control early in a 25-15, 25-9, 25-16 non-conference win over Greene Cetral on Wednesday. Meredith Burroughs led the Golden Falcons with eight kills and three aces. Myleah Jones finished with four kills. Katie Gay...

Princeton upends county foe North Johnston

PRINCETON -- Tori Paul delivered 11 kills and Princeton rolled past county rival North Johnston 25-17, 25-6, 25-20 on Wednesday. Savanna Massengill finished with 10 kills and four aces in the win. Jenna Woodard tallied 10 digs. Princeton (7-1 overall)...

Rosewood sweeps Neuse Charter

WILSON -- Rosewood rallied to win the first set and never looked back in a 25-23, 25-12, 26-24 non-conference victory over Wilson Fike on Wednesday night. Ellen Morgan delivered 11 kills in the win. Callie Thornton added six kills and...

Ramirez, Cline each notch hat trick for Saints

DUDLEY -- Southern Wayne got a pair of standout offensive performances in a 9-0, non-conference win over Goldsboro on Wednesday night. Benito Ramirez and Colby Cline each scored three goals for the Saints. Alfonso Ortiz, Marco Perez and Cesar Belfour...

Warriors shut down Hawks' attack

Eastern Wayne's defense pitched a shutout in a 2-0 win over North Lenoir on Wednesday. Henry Nelson converted a header off a free kick by Ethan Zadrozny in the 68th minute to put the Warriors ahead. Deonte Davis added a...

Reigning Carolina 1A soccer champs escape Lakewood

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Gio Avila handed out three assists and Spring Creek opened defense of its Carolina 1-A Conference championship with a 7-4 triumph over Lakewood at "The Swamp" on Wednesday afternoon. Otto Binar and Ivan Lemus (one assist) each...

County rivals have plenty at stake Friday

astevens@newsargus.com Goldsboro and Southern Wayne meet at Cougar Stadium on Friday evening with more than just county bragging rights at stake. The Cougars (0-2 overall) desperately need a win. The Saints (1-1) have the opportunity to build momentum and continue...

Goodman embraces role as backfield starter

Daron Goodman patiently waited, watched and learned. He's made the most of his first three years in Calypso by gaining valuable knowledge from Devin Oliver, Julio Mora and Tyler Royal. The trio logged a majority of the carries and piled...

Sluggish CBA gets just enough offense against Chargers

rcoggins@newsargus.com Fatigued from a physical match just 24 hours earlier, Charles B. Aycock seemed to flat-line for most of the first half against Wayne Country Day on Wednesday afternoon. The Golden Falcons missed scoring opportunities on set pieces and failed...