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Thursday, August 27, 2015

PREPS DIGEST -- JV news

JV * Volleyball: Hobbton d. Goldsboro 25-9, 25-16 -- The Cougars fell to 0-5 this season. They play county rival Rosewood today....

Lane Tree Ladies Golf news

Cathy Sager and Libby Newsome emerged as game-of-the-week champions during play contested on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Cathy Garris and Lou Ellen Flowers shared low net. Sherry Minner and Linda Hilburn tied for low putts. Garris and Linda...

Pittard's 18-kill effort powers Goldsboro past Hobbton

Goldsboro served a season-high 25 aces and snapped a three-game skid with a 25-18, 25-11, 26-28, 25-21 triumph over Hobbton inside Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium on Wednesday evening. The teams split their regular-season series. Becka Pittard paced the Cougars with...

Avalos punches in career-high 5 goals, Gators escape RTP 5-4

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Gustavo Avalos delivered a career-high five-goal performance during Spring Creek's 5-4, non-conference conquest of Raleigh Triangle Park. Noah Avila and Carlos Ramirez dished out two assists apiece. David Ortiz had one assist....

North Johnston rolls over Goldsboro on soccer pitch

Cameron Roux recorded four saves in a complete-game performance in goal during Goldsboro's 6-0, non-conference loss to North Johnston at Cougar Stadium on Wednesday evening. The Cougars attempted 12 shots, including eight on frame. The Panthers scored three goals in...

Suie scores twice, Saints topple Gators, 3-1

DUDLEY -- Darwin Suie punched in two goals as Southern Wayne knocked off county rival Spring Creek, 3-1, on the Doyle Whitfield Athletic Complex pitch Wednesday afternoon. Alex Jay Robrero tallied the Saints' other goal. Carlos Ramirez collected the Gators'...

Rebels claim rain-shortened soccer win

CALYPSO -- Dario Castenada collected the game-winning goal in the 34th minute as North Duplin earned a weather-shortened 3-1 victory over perennial Coastal Plains 1-A power Lejeune at H.E. Grubbs Field. Officials called the game 2 minutes into the second...

Barnes notches 2 goals in Eagle's road loss

Zack Barnes provided both goals in Rosewood's 4-2, non-conference loss to North Lenoir on a soggy Branch Pope Field pitch Wednesday evening. Hayden Amodeo and Daniel Alberto each passed out one assist. The Eagles (2-1-0 overall) entertain Goldsboro today....

Blue Devils tally game-winning goal in final 5 minutes to beat Warriors

DEEP RUN -- South Lenoir punched in the game-deciding goal in the 75th minute and upended Eastern Wayne, 2-1, in non-conference action Wednesday evening. The Blue Devils converted a first-half penalty kick. The Warriors tied the game at 1-1 on...

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Rosewood takes final 2 sets against Eastern Wayne, snaps 3-game skid

rcoggins@newsargus.com With her team down one point in the decisive fifth set, Rosewood's Hannah Daniels stepped to the service line and delivered an ace. 3-3. The middle-court strike ignited an 8-0 run that included two additional aces and an incredible,...

BOX -- Eastern Wayne-South Central tennis

Eastern Wayne 8 South Central1 Singles: Elizabeth Sutton (EW) d. Jayla Wooten 6-0, 6-0; Brennan Dove (EW) d. Marisa Crisp 6-1, 6-0; Emily Uzzell (EW) d. Elizabeth Calhoun 6-2, 6-3; Kyra Wooten (SC) d. Morgan Agner 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (10-8);...

Eastern Wayne opens ECC 3A-4A tennis in victorious fashion

rcoggins@newsargus.com Red-faced from the searing heat and sipping on bottles of water, Elizabeth Sutton and Brennan Dove searched for shady spots near the Eastern Wayne tennis courts Tuesday afternoon. Who could blame them. The duo combined to lose just one...

PREPS DIGEST: JV, middle schools

JV * Volleyball: Rosewood d. Eastern Wayne 25-17, 24-26, 25-16 -- Braylee Butts served seven aces and had one kill in the Eagles' three-set road win over the Warriors on Tuesday. Jala Holloman added one kill, two aces and...

Rams convert PK, defeat Aycock 1-0

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central converted a second-half penalty kick and handed previously-unbeaten Charles B. Aycock a 1-0, non-conference loss Tuesday evening. "We did everything right, except putting the ball in the net," said CBA head coach Kevin Adkins, whose...

Hill scores twice as Conquerors fall in soccer opener

Jordan Hill punched in two goals during Faith Christian's season-opening, 6-3 loss to Trinity Christian-Greenville on the N.C. Christian Schools Association 2-A scene Tuesday afternoon. Patrick Riley added one goal and one assist. Raleigh Anderson and David Parrish each handed...

WCDS notches 4th shutout of season in soccer

Wayne Country Day collected its fourth shutout of the season, a 6-0 conquest of Community Christian on Tuesday afternoon. Luis Lopez and Ben Cohen notched two goals apiece for the Chargers, who improved to 5-1-0 overall this season. Tony Townsend...

Cougars' Pittard just misses double-double

KENLY -- Becka Pittard flirted with a double-double during Goldsboro's 17-25, 15-25, 25-16, 19-25 non-conference loss against North Johnston on Tuesday afternoon. Pittard concluded the four-set affair with team highs in kills (14) and solo blocks (nine). She also served...

Faith Christian spikers earn season-opening win

Faith Christian launched its 2015 volleyball campaign with a 25-17, 23-25, 27-25, 25-20 triumph over Trinity Christian-Greenville in a N.C. Christian Schools Association 2-A battle Tuesday afternoon. The Conquerors (1-0) visit Wilmington Christian on Thursday....

Unbeaten Hawks sweep East Duplin in volleyball

Mya Parks cranked out 10 kills during North Lenoir's 25-14, 25-16, 25-18 non-conference romp over East Duplin on Tuesday afternoon. Paige Sports and Laura Haerer had eight kills apiece. Allyson Heath dished out 29 assists. The Hawks improved to 5-0...

Chargers defeat Community in 4 sets

Lillian Freeman delivered 10 kills as Wayne Country Day turned back Community Christian 25-17, 22-25, 25-13, 25-16 in non-conference action Tuesday evening. Freeman also served six aces. Hannah Neal connected on five kills. Kyara Drew supplied four aces. The Chargers...

Carroll's 7-kill effort paces Princeton

PRINCETON -- Taylor Carroll pounded out seven kills as Princeton claimed a 25-13, 25-12, 25-22 non-conference win over Wilson Fike on Tuesday. Daisey Ecklund provided six kills, one service ace and two blocks. Kelsey Peedin and Emily Ricks also contributed...

WCDS netters wipe out Lawrence Academy

Wayne Country Day dropped just 10 games overall in nine contested matches and rolled past Lawrence Academy, 9-0, on the Wayne Community College courts Tuesday afternoon. Jennifer Potts, Ally Willman, Eliza Eagles, Margaux Pope, Langley Barnes and Aimee Barnes each...

Burton earns medalist honors

Rosewood senior Lindsey Burton earned medalist honors with a 2-over 38 during a four-team, non-conference match contested at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon. Charles B. Aycock's tandem of Abby Sauls (42) and Leah Campbell (49) finished second and...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Chapin, Barnes provide offensive punch for Eagles

rcoggins@newsargus.com Although Rosewood varsity boys' soccer coach Eddie Maldonado would like to see more ball possession and fluid midfield play from his team, he also doesn't mind its quick-strike capability. Especially with Ethan Chapin and Zack Barnes on the pitch....

SOCCER --Rosewood-Goldsboro box

Rosewood 4 1 -- 5 Goldsboro 0 2 -- 2 Goals: Rosewood (Ethan Chapin 2, Zack Barnes 2, Daniel Aberto); Goldsboro (Mickey Eovine, Jon Stevens. Assists: Rosewood 3 (Aberto, Chapin, Barnes); Goldsboro 1 (Jacob Seate). Shots: Rosewood 22, Goldsboro 18....

PREPS DIGEST: JV sports

JV sports * Volleyball: Midway d. Rosewood 25-15, 16-25, 25-10 -- Alana Atwell emerged as the Eagles' defensive leader with nine digs. Maddie Honn and Toree Marak contributed five and four digs, respectively. Lana Nuwara had one block and...

Spartans keep Wayne Christian goalies busy

Goalies Graham Fussell and Mason White combined for 17 saves in Wayne Christian's 3-0, non-conference loss to Kerr-Vance Academy on Monday afternoon. The Eagles (0-5-0 overall) entertain county rival Wayne Country Day on Thursday. Kickoff is 7 p.m....

Blue Devils upend Warriors on soccer pitch

South Lenoir scored three consecutive goals during a 34-minute stretch in the opening half, and eased past Eastern Wayne, 4-3, on Monday evening. The Warriors' Alfrado Cabrera tied the game at 1-1 in the fifth minute before the Blue Devils...

Tyndall has 18 digs in Eagles' loss to Midway

Macy Tyndall covered the floor for 18 digs as Rosewood endured a 21-25, 11-25, 15-25 non-conference loss to Midway on Monday afternoon. Hailey Weeks contributed 10 digs. Kaitlyn Kincaid (six assists) and Carrie Beckert had nine digs apiece. Ada Rivera...

Kerr-Vance spikers knock off Wayne Christian

Freshman Hope Shook cranked out a team-high five kills during Wayne Christian's 21-25, 22-25, 21-25 non-conference loss to Kerr-Vance inside Clifford Gym on Monday evening. Emily Wells served four aces for the Eagles. Hannah Sladick supplied four kills and three...

Hawks earn 3-set sweep of Warriors

La GRANGE -- Eastern Wayne tumbled from the unbeaten ranks with a 12-25, 14-25, 22-25 loss to perennial 2-A power North Lenoir inside Wooten Gym on Monday afternoon. Senior middle hitter Naheria Hamilton recorded four kills and five solo blocks...

CBA's Hemmingway makes most of first varsity start

rcoggins@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Steve Brooks can't hide the cat in the bag any more. He's loose now. Sophomore Mike Hemmingway, in his first-ever varsity start, rambled for a career-high 142 yards during Charles B. Aycock's season-opening, 34-27 victory over Rosewood...

Saturday, August 22, 2015

JV football: Saints earn season-opening victory

Southern Wayne 26, James Kenan 12 -- The Saints' Deondre Wright rushed for three touchdowns. Josh Grady added one TD during the Saints' season-opening win over the Tigers....

CBA's Flowers, Darden hook up for game-winning TD

rcoggins@newsargus.com PIKEVILLE -- Damien Darden lined up in the backfield. Rosewood's assistant coaches perched in the press box shouted "look for the waggle!" Charles B. Aycock quarterback Jake Flowers took the snap, rolled to his right and the 6-foot-4 Darden...

Warriors present Gray with first head coaching win

La GRANGE -- Eastern Wayne's defense suffocated North Lenoir early, the Warrior offense scored four touchdowns in the first quarter and rolled to a season-opening, 43-10 victory on Friday evening. "Kids played well. One game at a time," said first-year...

Mike Martin Scholarship tourney a success

UMO Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE -- Nearly 200 golfers teed it up on the Southern Wayne Country Club links to help raise money for the Michael Martin Scholarship Fund this past week. The 28th installment, according to early figures, compiled...

Week 1: Friday's N.C. prep football scores

Andrews 20, Brevard 6 Apex 30, Raleigh Broughton 20 Arendell-Parrott Academy 56, Rocky Mount Academy 35 Asheboro 34, Randleman 13 Asheville 34, Franklin 20 Asheville Reynolds 31, West Forsyth 28 Bartlett Yancey 20, Raleigh Enloe 14 Burnsville Mountain Heritage 42,...

Casper, in first varsity start, has career night for Gators

DEEP RUN -- Jessie Casper threw for a career-high 257 yards and accounted for four touchdowns as Spring Creek hammered South Lenoir, 35-14, in season-opening action Friday evening. Casper scored TDs on runs of 8 and 54 yards in...

Tigers too much for Saints in team's respective opener

WARSAW -- Sophomore Jack Casbarro accounted for Southern Wayne's lone touchdown in a 56-6, season-opening loss at perennial Class 1-A juggernaut James Kenan on Friday evening. Casbarro hauled in a 28-yard scoring strike from quarterback Aryc Chrisman in the...

Southside defense stuffs North Duplin's offense

CHOCOWINITY -- Southside's defense held North Duplin to minus-15 yards of total offense in a 50-0, season-opening victory Friday evening. The Rebels had minus-21 yards rushing on 25 attempts. ND quarterback William Archer completed one pass -- a six-yard...

Beddingfield builds big lead, rolls past Goldsboro

WILSON -- Na'Shir Bowden accounted for nearly 200 yards of total offense during Goldsboro's season-opening, 45-8 loss to Beddingfield on Friday evening. A senior quarterback, Bowden completed nine passes in 33 attempts for 143 yards and threw three picks....

BOX -- Southern Wayne at James Kenan football

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING: Southern Wayne -- Manny Walker 18-62; Shawntwon Leach 6-6; Aryc Chrisman 7-(minus-15). PASSING: Southern Wayne -- Chrisman 7-16-2, 73, TD. RECEIVING: Southern Wayne -- Jack Casbarro 5-66, TD; Ronnie Thompson 2-6; Walker 1-1....

BOX -- Rosewood at C.B. Aycock football

Rosewood 12 0 7 8 -- 27 C.B. Aycock 14 7 0 13 -- 34 First quarter CBA -- Darden 8 pass from Flowers (Harrison kick), 8:13 CBA -- J. Woodard 8 interception return (Harrison kick), 7:13 R -- M....

BOX -- North Duplin at Southside football

North Duplin 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Southside 14 12 18 6 -- 50 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING: North Duplin -- Archer 9-1; Emiliano Mora 2-(minus-4); JP Payton 5-(minus-1); Kenny 5-(minus-9); Gage Smith 2-(minus-7); Josh White 2-(minus-1). PASSING: North Duplin...

BOX -- Goldsboro at Beddingfield football

Goldsboro 0 0 8 0 -- 8 Beddingfield 26 13 0 6 -- 45 Third quarter G -- Smith 3 run (Smith run), 0:06.7 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING: Goldsboro -- Na'Shir Bowden 15-48; Jamal Wilson 13-28; Joshua Wootson 5-25; Aaron Smith...

BOX -- Eastern Wayne at North Lenoir football

Eastern Wayne 15 14 7 7 -- 43 North Lenoir 0 2 0 8 -- 10 First quarter EW -- Hartsfield 36 run (McNair run) EW -- Hite 38 fumble return (Dove kick) Second quarter EW -- Hartsfield 42 run...

Pittman leads boys, Neilsen leads girls as WCDS sweeps meet

Wayne Country Day's Xan Pittman and Hayden Neilsen emerged as the individual boys' and girls' winner, respectively, during a multi-team meet contested at historic Waynesborough Park. Pittman ran the 5k course in 21 minutes, 55 seconds. Teammate Case Kermode ended...

Chargers end 7-game skid in volleyball

Wayne Country Day snapped a season-opening, seven-game skid with a 25-7, 25-15, 25-19 conquest of Trinity Christian of Fayetteville on Friday afternoon. Statistics were not provided. The Chargers (1-7 overall) entertain Community Christian on Tuesday....

Golden Falcons net first win of the season

RED OAK -- Charles B. Aycock snapped a season-opening, two-match skid with a 9-0, non-conference romp over Northern Nash. Cassidy Coerver, Kassidy Pitchford, Casey Belom, Sabrina Johnson, Meredith Jones and Haley Creech each posted a straight-set victory in singles. The...

Revis, Cougars compete in golf meet

KENLY -- Goldsboro's Shamayah Revis carded a nine-hole round of 56 during a non-conference dual meet against North Johnson at Cardinal Country Club. Teammate Scarlett Casey fired a 59. Rylie Hales and Ashley Smith posted scores of 60 and 62....

BOX -- Spring Creek at South Lenoir football

Spring Creek    2    20    7    6    --    35 South Lenoir    0    6    0    8    --    14 First quarter SC -- Safety, 2:45 Second quarter SC -- Casper 8 run (Dawson pass from Garcia), 9:52 SC -- Casper 54 run (run...

Friday, August 21, 2015

UMO men's, women's XC teams picked No. 1 in preseason conference polls

UMO Media Relations MOUNT OLIVE -- The University of Mount Olive men's and women's cross country teams are picked to win their respective Conference Carolinas championship, according to a coaches poll released Thursday. The Trojan men, who have won the...

Boxscore: C.B. Aycock-Spring Creek soccer

Thursday's game (at C.B. Aycock HS) Spring Creek 0 1 -- 1 C.B. Aycock 0 4 -- 4 Goals: C.B. Aycock -- Chris Grieve 2, Hunter Williams, Reece Middlekauff. Spring Creek -- Gustavo Avalos. Assists: C.B. Aycock -- 4 (Zach...

JV football: Golden Falcons claim season-opening win

C.B. Aycock 44, Rosewood 6 -- Charles B. Aycock opened its season with a 44-6 triumph over county foe Rosewood at Branch Pope Field. Statistics from the game were not available....

JV football: Warriors' Tyson rambles for 160 yards, 2 TDs

Eastern Wayne 32, North Lenoir 26 -- Eastern Wayne scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime against the Hawks. It was the season-opening contest for both teams. Junious Tyson led EW's ground attack with 160 yards and two touchdowns. Teammates Tyshaun...

Lane Tree Ladies golf news

Lou Wilson and Novella Zambelli shared game-of-the-week honors during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Mary Ann Sutton and Libby Newsome tied for low net. Cathy Sager and Linda Sutton tied for low putts. Teresa Shearin, Sutton and...

North Lenoir sweeps So. Wayne in volleyball

DUDLEY -- Paige Sports and Mya Parks recorded six kills apiece during North Lenoir's 25-4, 25-13, 25-10 triumph over Southern Wayne on Thursday afternoon. Laura Haerer contributed eight kills. The Hawks improved to 3-0 overall....

Sladick cranks out 9 kills as Eagles defeat Greenfield

WILSON -- Hannah Sladick pounded out nine kills as Wayne Christian handed Greenfield a 25-22, 25-17, 27-25 non-conference defeat Thursday afternoon. Emily Wells dished out 21 assists and served six aces. Freshman Hope Shook supplied seven aces and four kills....

Chargers net non-conference win over Rocky Mount Academy

ROCKY MOUNT -- Wayne Country Day sealed the overall outcome with five singles points and handed Rocky Mount Academy a 6-3, non-conference loss Thursday afternoon. Gianna Democko, Jennifer Potts, Ally Willman, Margaux Pope and Langley Barnes each picked up a...

Bentley notches goal in Wayne Christian's loss

Jeremy Bentley provided Wayne Christian's lone goal in a 2-1, non-conference loss to Greenville Christian on Thursday afternoon. Sam Shaw assisted on Bentley's goal. WCS goalie Mason White notched nine saves. The Eagles (0-4-0 overall) entertain Kerr-Vance on Monday....

Saints drop season opener to Knights

RED OAK -- Randy Reyes and Ulysses Ramirez each scored a goal in Southern Wayne's season-opening, 4-2 loss to Northern Nash on Thursday afternoon. Ramirez's goal was a penalty kick. The Saints attempted 18 shots and eight corner kicks. Southern...