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Friday, September 6, 2013

Princeton sweeps Spring Creek, takes first place in Carolina 1A volleyball

rhanchett@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Spring Creek entered the gym with first place in the Carolina 1-A Conference volleyball standings within reach. Princeton was not ready to relinquish the spot quite yet. The Bulldogs found their footing midway through the first set...

Rosewood faces stern test against Midway

rhanchett@newsargus.com Rosewood has played two games and the feeling around Branch Pope Field is overwhelmingly positive. The Eagles are 1-1 overall. The offense has been consistent and explosive. The defense has been willing to grind out series. All in all,...

JV football: Greene Central 41, SW Edgecombe 40

Unique Johnson scored three touchdowns for the Rams. Tre Wade and Brandon Hunt each added a rushing touchdown. Dana Lanier hauled in a 10-yard touchdown pass from Wade....

JV football: Eastern Wayne 34, Red Springs 0

Robert Gonzalez scored on a 1-yard touchdown run and also caught a 50-yard touchdown pass from Joe Hayes. Dee South returned a fumble 65 yards for a score and Nation Best added a 14-yard touchdown run. Best finished with...

JV football: CBA 28, N. Lenoir 18

Tim Farmer led Aycock's rushing attack with 90 yards and two touchdowns. Jaret Paynter added 78 yards on the ground and Jayquan Ray supplied 62 rushing yards. Chandler Matthews caught two passes for 49 yards and a touchdown. Matthews also...

Gators, Saints run at Cliffs of the Neuse

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek's boys defeated Southern Wayne, 22-34, in a non-conference meet at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park on Thursday afternoon. The Saints won the girls' meet, 14-22. On the boys' side, the Gators' Gage Abbott was...

Rosewood linksters place 3rd

FOUR OAKS -- Rosewood finished third out of 11 teams in a golf match at Reedy Creek Golf Course on Thursday afternoon. West Johnston tallied a team score of 129 and finished first ahead of Clayton's score of 145. Rosewood...

Greene Central netters dominate North Lenoir

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central swept Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference foe North Lenoir 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. Taylar Keel, Lindsey May, MacKenzie Butts, Brycen Radford, Chasity Holloman and Caitlin Deans each earned a singles win for the Rams. The doubles...

N. Raleigh Christian edges Wayne Country Day in tennis

RALEIGH -- North Raleigh Christian triumphed at No. 2 doubles and handed previously-unbeaten Wayne Country Day a 5-4, non-conference loss on Thursday afternoon. "Great effort ... nice to see the girls rise up to the challenge," Chargers head coach Joann...

Trinity-Raleigh shuts out Wayne Christian

Wayne Christian allowed four second-half goals in a 6-0 loss to visiting Trinity Christian of Raleigh on Thursday afternoon. Trinity finished with a 23-5 edge in shots on goal....

Cougars fall to Hobbton in soccer

Damon Pate scored both of Goldsboro's goals in a 10-2 loss to Hobbton on Thursday evening. The Cougars (1-6-0) travel to North Johnston on Monday....

Chargers drop three-set road loss

RALEIGH -- Wayne Country Day endured a 25-15, 25-13, 25-10 loss at St. Mary's on Thursday evening. Rachel Uzzell collected eight assists for the Chargers. Bailee Creger had four kills and Sarah Crooks had three kills. Crooks and Celeste Davis...

Beddingfield sweeps Goldsboro

WILSON -- Goldsboro suffered a 25-14, 25-22, 25-10 loss at Beddingfield on Thursday evening. The Cougars' Matti Rose Lyon finished with four aces and Becka Pittard had three kills. Goldsboro (2-5 overall) plays host to Wilson Fike on Monday....

Wayne Christian rallies, gets first win of the season

Wayne Christian rallied from two sets down for its first win of the season in a 22-25, 20-25, 25-9, 25-18, 17-5 victory over Carolina Christian 1-A Conference foe Trinity Christian of Raleigh on Thursday evening. Brooke Slusher led the Eagles...

Rosewood takes down Neuse Charter in volleyball

SMITHFIELD -- Rosewood swept Carolina 1-A Conference opponent Neuse Charter 25-5, 25-7, 25-8 on Thursday evening. Ellen Morgan pounded out 10 kills for the Eagles. Anna Ingram added eight assists and five kills. Callie Thornton had seven aces. Ashley Thornton...

MOC men, women drop respective season-opening matches

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Mount Olive College goalkeeper Aleksandar Drobac recorded nine saves in his first collegiate appearance, but Francis Marion logged the game-winning goal in the 71st minute during a 1-0 win Thursday evening. It was season opener for...

Preps digest: JV sports

JV sports * Volleyball: Wayne Country Day d. St. Mary's 25-16, 25-21 -- Olivia Dively led the Chargers with three assists, two aces, two kills and two digs. Hannah Neal had two assists and two kills. Lillian Freeman contributed...

E. Wayne-CBA tennis box

Eastern Wayne 7 C.B. Aycock 2 Singles: No. 1 Faith Sutton (EW) d. Ashton Walker 6-4, 7-6 (5); No. 2 Savannah Sutton (EW) d. Rachel Jordan 6-2, 6-1; No. 3 Casie Belom (CBA) d. McKenna Dove 7-6 (5), 6-0; No....

Persistence pays off for Warriors

rcoggins@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Eastern Wayne executed the most difficult of disciplines -- patience -- to near perfection Thursday afternoon. A little success in tiebreakers helped, too. Persistent from the opening serve, the No. 5-ranked Warriors stuck to their tactics and...