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Trojan softball sweeps archrival Barton

UMO Sports Information WILSON -- Senior right-hander Carly White tossed back-to-back complete games and the University of Mount Olive swept archrival Barton College, 10-0 and 7-3, in a Conference Carolinas softball doubleheader on Thursday afternoon. White logged two strikeouts and...

Pitt County Classic: Area teams face solid competition

rcoggins@newsargus.com County rivals Eastern Wayne, Charles B. Aycock and Southern Wayne are eager to take a break from the rigorous and grueling Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference schedule. That doesn't mean they can relax too much, though. All three teams begin...

DHC defeats Eastern Wayne in ECC 3A/4A action

Eastern Wayne couldn't overcome three errors in the sixth inning and lost to Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe D.H. Conley, 6-0, on Thursday evening. Ryan Faucette endured the pitching loss. He allowed six runs (two earned) on six hits and...

Blue Devils blank Cougars in ECC 2A baseball

Goldsboro endured an 11-0, five-inning defeat at the hands of Eastern Carolina 2-A foe South Lenoir on Thursday evening. Jared Howard led the offense with two hits for the Cougars. Kenny Stempien, Damon Pate, Cayce Herring and Isaiah Cole each...

Rebels drop two county foes

A 17-hit offensive outburst propelled North Duplin to a 15-4 victory over East Duplin on Thursday evening. James Britt, Blake Rhodes and Charlie Mac Holloman each had three hits in the win for the Rebels. Trey Pate go the win...

Wayne Christian stays unbeaten in CCC 1A play

Wayne Christian cranked out 13 hits on its way to a 12-1 mercy-rule triumph over Carolina Christian 1-A Conference foe Cape Fear Christian on Thursday. Hunter Burt, Tanner Rose, Holden Foster and Tyler Mozingo each had two hits in the...

Hall paces WCDS past Ridgecroft

Patrick Hall provided two hits and two RBI as Wayne Country Day topped Ridgecroft, 6-2, in non-conference action Thursday afternoon. Drew Barnes added a hit and an RBI. Mitch Turnage, Parker Smith Amane Godo and Zach Barfield all added hits...

North Lenoir shuts out Kinston in baseball

North Lenoir defeated Eastern Carolina 2-A foe Kinston 11-0 in six innings Thursday evening. Landon Letchworth got the win on the mound, throwing five innings allowing no runs on three hits. He struck eight and walked four. Daron Gray threw...

Hampton's 16 strikeouts not enough for Golden Falcons

PIKEVILLE -- Bobby Hampton's 16 strikeouts weren't enough as South Central stole a 3-1 victory over C.B. Aycock in Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference action Thursday evening. South Central scored two unearned runs. Garrett Joyner led Aycock's offense with three doubles...

One big inning sparks Princeton

PRINCETON -- Princeton scored all of its runs in the sixth inning and defeated South Johnston, 6-1, in non-conference play Wednesday evening. Savanna Massengill and Kelsey Peedin led the Bulldogs with two hits apiece. Logan Pace and Charley Cox each...

Warrior softball falls to JH Rose

GREENVILLE -- Trisha Bell carried a no-hitter into the third inning and Eastern Wayne held a 6-0 lead, but J.H. Rose stormed back for an 11-7 triumph in Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference play Wednesday. The Rampants capitalized on a pair...

North Lenoir trounces ECC softball foe Kinston

North Lenoir trounced Eastern Carolina 2-A foe Kinston 16-0 in three innings Thursday evening. Blythe Greene led the Hawks' offense with a double and a triple. Kelsie Stocks (2-2) and Nicole Robinson (1-2) each added two RBI. Allison Montague added...

Kliss notches lone goal for CBA

PIKEVILLE -- Anja Kliss notched Charles B. Aycock's lone goal in the second half of a 5-1 loss to Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference foe J.H. Rose on Thursday evening. The Golden Falcons (8-6-1 overall, 2-6-1 ECC) are the guests of...

Pittard has 9 saves in Cougars' defeat

Becka Pittard recorded nine saves in goal during Goldsboro's 2-0 loss to Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference foe South Lenoir. The Cougars took five shots on goal, including three by Jordan Christian. Goldsboro (2-7-0 overall, 2-2-0 ECC) entertains Kinston on April...

Warriors shut out Falcons on soccer pitch

Eastern Wayne scored in the first minute of the match and never took its foot off the gas on its way to a 5-0 win over Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A foe South Central. Cheyenne Craft scored the first two goals for...

Burroughs walked, teammates handle offense

aetzler@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- A day after breaking the North Carolina state home run record, Charles B. Aycock first baseman Meredith Burroughs didn't get in too many swings Thursday evening. South Central pitcher Kayla Harris walked Burroughs four times. Burroughs contentedly...

C.B. Aycock-S. Central softball box

South Central 101 001 0 -- 3 4 3 C.B. Aycock 270 010 x -- 10 11 1 Leading hitters -- South Central -- Brae Mizelle 1-4; Courtney Reynolds 1-3; Logan Waters 1-4; Lauren Conway 1-3 RBI. C.B. Aycock --...

Deacon Jones Invitational: Spring Creek turns back Princeton, 7-4

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Spring Creek's defense started out in shaky fashion. Logan Miller needed an inning or two to find his groove. Once the two meshed, the Gators cruised past Princeton, 7-4, in consolation-round play of the 2014 Deacon Jones...

Deacon Jones Invitational: Rosewood blanks N. Johnston in title game

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- Maybe Jordan Gurley should get sick more often -- especially on days he's scheduled to pitch. The Rosewood hurler battled a 101-degree temperature and queasy stomach most of Thursday, but showed no ill effects against an old...

Deacon Jones Invitational: Day 2 boxscores

2014 Deacon Jones Invitational (at Princeton HS) Third-place game Spring Creek 110 102 2 -- 7 6 2 Princeton 200 101 0 -- 4 7 4 Leading hitters -- Spring Creek -- Logan Miller 1-5; Sawyer Smith 2-3, 2 RBI;...