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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Preps digest: JV sports

JV sports * Boys' basketball: Goldsboro 75, Greene Central 39 -- Kisheem Faison hit 7 of 8 shots from the floor and finished with a game-high 21 points in the Cougars' regular-season finale. Nakia Atkins added 10 points. Goldsboro...

WCDS basketball boxes

BOYS Freedom Christian 16 18 17 19 -- 70 W. Country Day 7 16 13 22 -- 58 FREEDOM CHRISTIAN Mike Melvin 0 0 0-2 0, Vladimer Nemcok 1 1 2-3 7, Logan Halen 1 2 2-2 10, Gunner Hardason...

Patriots oust Chargers in CPIC semifinals

astevens@newsargus.com Wayne Country Day withstood Freedom Christian's initial punch to the mouth, but couldn't overcome the constant barrage of body blows Friday evening. The third-seeded Chargers trimmed a 17-point deficit to five points, however, the second-seeded Patriots won 70-58 in...

Reed, Brite pace Trojan men at home

UMO Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Dominique Reed and Dontrell Brite combined for 37 points during the University of Mount Olive's 70-66 conquest of Conference Carolinas foe Erskine (S.C.) on Saturday afternoon. Reed finished one rebound shy of a double-double...

Rosewood girls clinch first league title since 2007

kfine@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Rosewood head coach Rick Grantham has been preaching it all season. "I told them the first day, I said, 'If we're not here to put a number up on that banner, then why are we here? We're...

Princeton boys stay in title hunt

kfine@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- When Rosewood's Ethan Chapin drained a 3-pointer to cut Princeton's lead to four with less than two minutes remaining in Friday's game between the archrivals, Bulldogs head coach Jeff Davis flashed back to the last meeting less...

Goldsboro takes care of business in final 2 ECC games

rcoggins@newsargus.com Goldsboro took care of business Saturday evening and earned an opening-round bye in the Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference boys' basketball tournament as its reward. Joseph Baker posted a double-double -- 14 points, 13 rebounds -- during the Cougars' 72-50...

Goldsboro-North Lenoir boxes

BOYS N. Lenoir 10 9 14 21 -- 54 Goldsboro 15 13 13 23 -- 64 NORTH LENOIR (9-14, 4-5 ECC) Jalen Robinson 1 0 1-2 3, Jaquez Jones 4 1 2-2 13, Landon Letchworth 1 0 0-0 2, Donyae...

Whisenhunt: Football icon is honorary member of NCFCA

ANDREW STEVENS astevens@newsargus.com One conversation altered Gerald Whisenhunt's life forever and set off a Hall of Fame coaching career that included 17 stops at different schools along the way. The chat happened with former American Legion baseball teammate Jim McRee...

Aycock girls upend Eastern Wayne

astevens@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- The first signature win of Ryan Wells' tenure at Charles B. Aycock could not have come at a better time. The Golden Falcons watched a 16-point lead disappear before rallying for a 47-44 victory over Eastern Carolina...

CBA-E. Wayne boxes

BOYS Eastern Wayne 9 13 9 18 -- 49 C.B. Aycock 23 6 13 15 -- 57 EASTERN WAYNE (3-12, 3-8 ECC) Ethan Molloy 0 0 1-2 1, Dayshawn Boudy 2 1 2-4 9, Jaylin Thomas 1 0 0-0 2,...

Goldsboro girls cruise by North Lenoir

LaTina Bullock expected a ragged start. Still, Goldsboro continued its late-season surge. Sophomore guard Tyona Moses poured in a game-high 24 points during the Cougars' 56-44 triumph over North Lenoir at Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium on Friday evening. Goldsboro (10-11...

Atkins just misses double-double for SW girls

DUDLEY -- Zaria Atkins just missed recording a double-double in Southern Wayne's 48-47 loss to J.H. Rose in an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference game contested Saturday afternoon. Atkins scored 20 points, pulled down eight rebounds and picked the Rampants for...

Oakwood bounces WCDS girls from league tournament

Wayne Country Day fell behind 24-0 after one quarter and never recovered in a 52-23 loss to Oakwood during semifinal-round play in the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference tournament Friday evening. Senior Bailee Creger led the Chargers with eight points....

C.B. Aycock boys defeat Eastern Wayne

PIKEVILLE -- With its best player on the bench after fouling out, Charles B. Aycock got a big lift from its supporting cast. The Golden Falcons got 11 of their 15 fourth-quarter points from their bench in a 57-49 win...

Saints fall to J.H. Rose boys

DUDLEY -- Maurice Butler led a balanced offense with 11 points in Southern Wayne's 69-60 loss to J.H. Rose on the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference scene Saturday. Drake Shaw and Tyaire Allen scored 10 points apiece for the Saints. Kalvix...

Faith Christian boys advance in NCCSA 2A playoffs

Faith Christian opened the N.C. Christian Schools Association Class 2-A playoffs with a 52-35 triumph over Greenville Christian on Friday evening. Andrew Parrish recorded a double-double, 13 points and 10 rebounds, for the Conquerors. Richard Sasser knocked down 11 points,...