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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Trojan softball team sweeps in-state foe Pfeiffer U

UMO Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- The University of Mount Olive clinched a spot in the season-ending Conference Carolinas softball tournament with a doubleheader sweep of in-state foe Pfeiffer University on Wednesday afternoon. The Trojans prevailed 6-5 and 4-0. Ashleigh...

Preps digest: JV, middle schools

JV sports * Baseball: C.B. Aycock 6, D.H. Conley 5 -- Cameron Kornegay hit a walk-off RBI single to give the Golden Falcons a 6-5 win over D.H. Conley on Wednesday afternoon. Bryce Anders got the pitching win throwing...

Deacon Jones Invitational: Day 1 boxscores

2014 Deacon Jones Invitational (at Princeton High School) Spring Creek    000    00    --    0    2    1 Rosewood    500    05    --    10    14    1 Two outs when game-ending run scored. Leading hitters -- Spring Creek -- Allen Coor 1-2; Will Rouse...

Carolina Elite cheer squads compete

CHARLOTTE -- The Youth Diamonds earned Grand Champion Level 1 honors and placed first in their division during the Charlotte Grande Championship competition. Senior Onyx also placed first in their division....

Lane Tree Ladies Golf news

Betty Jean Gurley earned game-of-the-week honors during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Barbara Hill and Nan Jarrell secured low gross and low putts. Linda Watson received honorable mention in low gross....

Stocks sparks Hawks on softball diamond

Kelsie Stocks led the North Lenoir offense with two hits and three RBI during a 10-1 victory over Farmville Central on Wednesday. Megan Lanier added two hits and two RBI and Dani Moulton contributed a three-hit effort with two RBI....

Brogden's 14 strikeouts not enough for Saints

DUDLEY -- Haley Brogden's 14 strikeouts on the mound weren't enough to silence New Bern on Wednesday afternoon. The Bears scored four seventh-inning runs and handed Southern Wayne an 8-4 loss in Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference play. Brogden allowed five...

D.H. Conley no-hits C.B. Aycock

Bryant Packard threw a no-hitter during a 10-0 victory over Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe C.B. Aycock on Wednesday evening. Packard walked four batters and did not record a strikeout. Tim Naughton endured the pitching loss for CBA. Kyle Davis...

WCDS routs Neuse Christian

Mitch Turnage led the Chargers with three hits as Wayne Country Day beat Neuse Christian 13-1 on Wednesday afternoon. John Strickland added three hits and two RBI, while Jacob Magera had two hits and two RBI. Patrick Hall drove in...

South Central doubles up Saints

WINTERVILLE -- Kevin Williams and Cole Barwick each collected an RBI during Southern Wayne's 4-2 loss at South Central on the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference scene Wednesday evening. Josh Jernigan doubled and scored a run for the Saints. Williams threw...

Mooring has 16Ks in Rams' 10-inning victory

Austin Mooring threw all 10 innings on the bump as Greene Central defeated Eastern Carolina 2-A foe Ayden-Grifton 2-1 in 10 innings Wednesday evening. Mooring recorded 16 strikeouts and allowed one unearned run on four hits. Bryce Norman led the...

Warren, Warriors upset previously-unbeaten JH Rose

GREENVILLE -- Eastern Wayne avenged an earlier loss and handed J.H. Rose its first blemish on what has been an otherwise perfect season on Wednesday evening. Tyler Warren recorded five strikeouts, walked five batters and earned the complete-game win during...

Staton, Tyler named field events MVPs during ECC 2A track championships

SNOW HILL -- Goldsboro's Da-Vionta Staton and Nickie Tyler earned Most Valuable Player accolades during the season-ending Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference track and field championship meet contested at Greene Central on Wednesday afternoon. Staton claimed the ECC title in...

Deacon Jones Invitational: Eagles soar early, shut out Gators

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- One inning usually doesn't determine the overall outcome of a baseball game. Wednesday afternoon was an exception. Rosewood's defense trapped county foe Spring Creek in a base-running blunder, exploded offensively during its first at-bat and cruised to...

Golden Falcons finish job against Saints, this time

aetzler@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock had been here before and the result didn't end well. The Golden Falcons conceded a two-goal, halftime advantage against Southern Wayne last month and settled for a disappointing 3-3 overtime draw. On Wednesday evening,...

Deacon Jones Invitational: Jackson collars Bulldogs

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Princeton couldn't solve Tommy Jackson on Wednesday evening. Jackson had full command of his arsenal, mixed speeds and tossed a complete game during North Johnston's 8-1 triumph on opening day of the 2014 Deacon Jones Invitational. The...

CBA's Burroughs breaks state HR softball record

HOLLYWOOD -- Meredith Burroughs is the new North Carolina softball home run queen. The Charles B. Aycock senior broke the state career home record (41) with a sixth-inning grand slam blast during a 10-2 victory over D.H. Conley on...