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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Aycock's Chastain has personal-best meet

ATLANTA -- Zech Chastain found a "golden ticket" while competing during the Eastern Sectional Swimming Championships. Only this prize didn't satisfy his sweet tooth. Chastain, who competes for the Wilson Barracuda Swim Team, qualified to participate in a Select...

Preps digest: Middle schools

Middle schools * Baseball: Rosewood 9, Mount Olive 4 -- Jonathan Peacock scattered five hits and logged 12 strikeouts in a complete-game pitching effort for the Eagles. Kolby Harris (double) and Chance Howard (triple) supplied two hits apiece offensively....

Trojans' Brite, McDonald honored

UMO Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- The University of Mount Olive's Dontrell Brite and Jasmine McDonald have been selected to the 2013-14 N.C. Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State men's and women's basketball teams, respectively. Brite earned first-team accolades after helping...

UMO baseball completes sweep of Barton

UMO Sports Information WILSON -- The streak continues. No. 27-ranked University of Mount Olive plated 31 runs during 16 innings of action handed and completed a three-game sweep of in-state Conference Carolinas archrival Barton College at Nixon Field on Saturday...

Eagles fend off Bulldogs' middle-inning rally

aetzler@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- When Rosewood's baseball team has faltered this season, it's usually because of one bad defensive inning. It nearly happened again Friday evening. Princeton rallied in the bottom of the fifth inning, but Rosewood limited the damage and...

Rosewood-Princeton soccer box

Friday's game At Princeton Rosewood 0 1 -- 1 Princeton 1 2 -- 3 Goals -- Princeton -- Brush 2, Smale. Rosewood -- Santibanez. Assists -- Woodward, Johnson 2. Shots -- Princeton 20, Rosewood 7. Corners -- Princeton 5, Rosewood...

Bulldogs seize command of Carolina 1A girls' soccer lead

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Princeton "Brushed" aside Carolina 1-A Conference archrival Rosewood on the soccer pitch on a warm, breezy Friday evening. Jessica Brush delivered two second-half goals within a five-minute span during the Bulldogs' 3-1 triumph at the Fred Bartholomew...

Rosewood-Princeton baseball box

Friday's game At Princeton Rosewood 221 020 0 -- 7 9 4 Princeton 003 020 0 -- 5 4 0 Leading hitters -- Rosewood -- Jordan Gurley 1-3; Ethan Chapin 1-3, 3B; Corey Lynn 2-2, 2 RBI; Reed Howell 1-5,...

Princeton softball team explodes in 4th inning

From staff reports PRINCETON -- Carolina 1-A Conference softball archrivals Princeton and Rosewood seemed destined for another dramatic finish Friday evening. Until the fourth inning rolled around. A bases-loaded walk and two-RBI double ignited a six-run outburst and led to...

Trojan stickmen roll past Belmont Abbey

aetzler@newsargus.com MOUNT OLIVE -- Mount Olive lacrosse head coach Michael Murphy knew that Belmont Abbey intended to pay extra attention to the nation's best goal-scoring duo -- Matt and Dan Shields. He didn't mind one bit. Murphy insisted his other...

Golden Falcons upend Bears in ECC 3A baseball

NEW BERN -- Charles B. Aycock extended its win streak to three games with a 5-2 triumph over Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe New Bern on Friday afternoon. The Golden Falcons swept the regular-season series. Bobby Hampton earned the complete-game...

Kinston cruises past Goldsboro, 9-4

KINSTON -- Kinston plated seven runs in the fifth and sixth innings combined, and rallied past Goldsboro, 9-4, in an Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference game Friday. Damon Pate led the Cougars with three hits and Cayce Herring added a season-high...

Hawks' Letchworth hurls complete game

SNOW HILL -- Landon Letchworth threw a complete game as North Lenoir downed Eastern Carolina 2-A opponent Greene Central 6-4 on Friday evening. Letchworth allowed four unearned runs in the first inning, but settled down to surrender seven hits and...

Wayne Christian upends Grace Christian, routs Northwood Temple

SANFORD -- Tanner Rose collected three hits and two RBI as Wayne Christian upset No. 5-ranked Grace Christian, 8-5, in a Carolina Christian 1-A Conference game Saturday afternoon. Hunter Burt added three hits for the Eagles, who improved to 5-2...

New Hanover shuts down So. Wayne

WILMINGTON -- Former Mideastern 4-A Conference foe New Hanover handed Southern Wayne a 4-0 loss Friday afternoon. The Wildcats swept the regular-season series. Kevin Williams, D.J. Graham, Josh Jernigan and Nate Barwick had one hit apiece for the Saints. Southern...

Chargers battle to scoreless draw with Faith-RM

WILSON -- Bailee Creger saved a second half penalty kick to preserve the clean sheet for Wayne Country Day as it played Faith Christian of Rocky Mount to a 0-0 draw during The Brittany on Friday afternoon. Creger recorded her...

Kinston beats Goldsboro on ECC 2A softball scene

KINSTON -- Mary Dunn pounded out two hits and scored three runs during Goldsboro's 18-8, mercy-rule loss to Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference foe Kinston on Friday. Matti Rose Lyon added a double for the Cougars. Goldsboro (0-5 overall, 0-2 ECC)...

Unbeaten North Lenoir softball team rolls past Greene Central

SNOW HILL -- Kelsie Stock batted 3-for-3 and unbeaten North Lenoir hammered out a 16-5, mercy-rule triumph over Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference foe Greene Central on Friday evening. Dani Moulton (two RBI) and Nicole Robinson (five RBI) contributed two hits...

CBA's Phillips, Burroughs combine for shutout over New Bern

NEW BERN -- Sophomore Allie Phillips and senior Meredith Burroughs combined for a five-hitter inside the pitcher's circle during C.B. Aycock's 12-0, mercy-rule thrashing of New Bern on Friday afternoon. Phillips, a left-hander, allowed four hits in a three-inning stint....