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No. 11 Pfeiffer pulls away from Trojans in 2nd half

UMO Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- University of Mount Olive pulled to within a single goal in the second half, but No. 11-ranked Pfeiffer University broke away for a 9-5 victory on the Conference Carolinas women's lacrosse scene at Amon...

Spring Creek-N. Duplin baseball box

Noth Duplin 000 010 0 -- 1 4 1 Spring Creek 100 002 x -- 3 6 3 Leading hitters -- North Duplin -- James Britt 1-3; Kaleb Brock 1-3 RBI, Blake Rhodes 1-3; Trey Pate 1-3. Spring Creek --...

Gators squeeze past Rebels in Carolina 1A baseball

ALLEN ETZLER aetzler@newsargus.com SEVEN SPRINGS -- A team that's small in stature when it steps onto the baseball diamond, execution is the key for Spring Creek. The Gators don't hit the ball in the gaps or over the fence. They...

Chargers blank Lawrence Academy on tennis courts

Wayne Country Day dominated the top four singles courts and cruised past Lawrence Academy, 9-0, on Thursday afternoon. The Chargers' top four singles seeds combine to lose just three of 51 games. Michael Knutson, Sam Dively and Miller Gerrard each...

Goldsboro picks up ECC 2A tennis victory

Goldsboro swept Ayden-Grifton in singles play on its way to an 8-1 victory in Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference play Thursday afternoon. Sam de Araujo, Josh Matias, Vincent Spagnuolo, Jon Stevens, Kenny Archibald and Xan Pate all took victories in their...

Golden Falcons net victory over archrival

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock swept the singles and doubles courts during a 9-0 conquest of county archrival Eastern Wayne during their Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference match on the Luke Vail Tennis Courts. Addison Vail, Charles Hooks, Jackson Yelverton, Allan...

Dogs fall to Vikings on soccer pitch

Tarboro defeated Princeton, 5-2, in non-conference play Thursday evening. Sophomore Emily Woodward and junior Kassandra Velasquez each scored an unassisted goal for the Bulldogs. Princeton (6-2 overall) plays host to Rosewood today....

Errors doom Warriors in loss at South Central

WINTERVILLE -- Eastern Wayne couldn't overcome eight defensive errors in a 9-0 loss at Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe South Central on Thursday evening. Coy Barnett, Lee Daniels and Tyler Warren each had one hit for the Warriors. Teammate Ryan...

Bland has lone hit in WCDS defeat

Wayne Country Day fell 12-0 to Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference foe Oakwood on Thursday evening. Mason Bland had the only hit for the Chargers. Mitch Turnage endured the pitching loss. The Chargers (5-3 overall, 1-2 CPIC) entertains Greenfield on...

Rouse shuts door for Aycock

SNOW HILL -- Ben Rouse shut the door and Charles B. Aycock escaped Greene Central, 9-8, on Thursday evening. The Golden Falcons built a nine-run advantage through 4 1/2 innings before the Rams responded with a seven-run fifth inning. Rouse...

McCollum logs 11 Ks inside pitcher's circle

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Rachel McCollum struck out 11 batters during a 7-2 triumph over Carolina 1-A Conference foe North Duplin on Thursday. Ashley Marriner had three hits, and McCollum helped her cause with a double. Sarah Ford added a triple...

Preps digest: JV, middle schools

JV sports *Baseball: C.B. Aycock 15, Greene Central 2 -- Chandler Matthews drove in four runs with two hits including a double as C.B. Aycock throttled Greene Central 15-2 in five innings. Jacob Sanford, Bryce Anders and Cameron Kornegay...

Mozingo's late goal lifts Warriors

rcoggins@newsargus.com Megan Mozingo made sure Eastern Wayne finished the play this time with the outcome hanging in the balance. The junior tucked away the game-winning goal early in the 79th minute, which capped a luck-filled, come-from-behind 2-1 triumph over county...

Combs settling in as South Lenoir's baseball coach

aetzler@newsargus.com Southern Wayne and University of Mount Olive alum David Combs immediately made changes when he took over the South Lenoir baseball program in 2013. "He came out and was demanding," first baseman Justin Howard said. "Our coach before him...