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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Preps: JV sports

JV sports * Baseball: J.H. Rose 5, C.B. Aycock 4 -- Charles B. Aycock grabbed the lead with three-run, seventh-inning rally, but Rose escaped with the win in the bottom of the eighth inning Friday afternoon. Chandler Matthews led...

Trojans complete 3-game sweep of Crusaders

UMO Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- DeAndre Allen's sacrifice fly led to the game-winning run and No. 25-ranked University of Mount Olive completed a Conference Carolinas weekend sweep of in-state foe Belmont Abbey at Scarborough Field. Allen's one-out fly ball...

Dache has 24 kills, UMO spikers reach conference tournament finals

UMO Sports Information MISENHEIMER -- The University of Mount Olive men's volleyball team advanced to the Conference Carolinas tournament championship with a 29-27, 17-25, 25-21, 25-23 triumph over in-state nemesis Pfeiffer University on Saturday evening. The Trojans (15-11 overall) travel...

Rosewood boots Hobbton in soccer

NEWTON GROVE -- Samantha Allen scored one goal and recorded two assists as Rosewood defeated Carolina 1-A conference foe Hobbton 4-1 on Friday evening. Hannah Daniels scored two goals. Lexi Mercer rounded out the scoring for the Eagles. Rosewood (8-2-3...

Chargers' defense protects Tanner's goal

Wayne Country Day changed its formation at halftime and Margaret Tanner notched the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference rival Freedom Christian. Tanner scored off of Langley Barnes' assist. Goalie Bailee Creger recorded her...

SC shuts out Lakewood on softball diamond

SALEMBURG -- Rachel McCollum struck out nine batters and Spring Creek defeated Lakewood, 6-0, in a Carolina 1-A Conference game Friday. McCollum had three doubles at the plate for the Gators. Sarah Ford also added a double. Sydney Ocker and...

Rosewood's Hunter just misses hitting for cycle

NEWTON GROVE -- Freshman Keelin Hunter was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle during Rosewood's 14-3 throttling of Carolina 1-A Conference foe Hobbton. Hunter singled, doubled and tripled in five at-bats. Alicia Burns added three hits. But...

D.H. Conley trips up Southern Wayne

GREENVILLE -- D.H. Conley christened its new baseball stadium with a 9-3 victory over Southern Wayne in an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference affair Friday evening. Jake Pollard, Peyton Ahlers and Philip Sanderson each connected on RBI singles to help the...

WCDS diamond 9 fall in league play

Wayne Country Day used four pitchers for the second straight outing and endured a 10-2 setback to Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference foe Freedom Christian. Mason Bland, John Strickland, Mitch Turnage and Jacob Magera all saw time on the mound...

Hawks' Letchworth tosses 1-hitter

La GRANGE -- Landon Letchworth threw a one-hitter and North Lenoir earned a 10-0, mercy-rule victory over Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference Goldsboro at Alphin Field. Luke Jackson paced North Lenoir's offense with three hits, two runs and two RBI. Letchworth,...

Gators weather Leopards' seventh-inning rally

SALEMBURG -- League-leading Spring Creek weathered a seventh-inning rally and turned back Lakewood, 6-4, in their Carolina 1-A Conference contest Friday evening. The Leopards scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. Will Rouse paced the Gators' offense...

Eagles overcome defensive miscues against Wildcats

NEWTON GROVE -- Jordan Gurley and Reed Howell combined for a two-hitter, and Rosewood overcame six errors in a 6-4 victory over Hobbton on the Carolina 1-A Conference scene Friday evening. Gurley yielded both hits, struck out nine and issued...

33rd Greater Goldsboro Road Race results

Results from the 33rd annual Greater Goldsboro Road Race contested in downtown Goldsboro on Saturday morning: 1-Mile Run Runner, City Time Jaylen Sumler 8:52 Drew Cox 9:09 Nate Peck 9:18 Angel Vasques 9:28 Jeremiah Winders, Pikeville 9:49 Luke Winders, Pikeville...

Unbeaten Rampants defeat Golden Falcons

aetzler@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Baseball is a simple game and Charles B. Aycock head varsity baseball coach Charles Davis knows some days the other team is just better. Such was the case Friday evening. East Carolina signee Mason Keen threw a...

C.B. Aycock-J.H. Rose baseball box

Friday's game At Pikeville J.H. Rose 024 300 2 -- 11 12 2 C.B. Aycock 000 000 1 -- 1 5 1 Leading hitters -- J.H. Rose -- Mason Keen 1-4, HR, 2 RBI; JD Clark 1-2 HRs, 2 RBI;...

33rd GGRR -- Gibson's return like visiting a 'time capsule'

rcoggins@newsargus.com Time might not be on Pete Gibson's side these days, but the avid runner proved he could hang with the younger guys Saturday morning. The Goldsboro native, who now resides in Murfreesboro, won the men's 5k portion of the...

33rd GGRR -- Jones, Mooneyham battle in 10k

rcoggins@newsargus.com The rematch should be epic. Three-time independent 1-A state cross country champion Connor Jones and Joseph Mooneyham staged a 10k race that left the outcome in doubt for about five miles Saturday morning. Until Jones, who always seems to...