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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Prep Baseball --Davis enshrined by NCBCA

GREENSBORO -- Charles Davis, who finished his term as CEO of the Pikeville Nine last spring with 512 career wins, 13 conference titles and a winning percentage of just north of hard-to-fathom, was inducted on Friday evening alongside Lee County...

Middle School Girls' Basketball --Norwayne 28, Rosewood 26

Camryn Ryan's nine points helped Norwayne (4-0) turn back Rosewood on Thursday afternoon.  The Cobras also got help from Mikayla Vernon and Destiny Mason, who finished with six points apiece. Katie Smith led Rosewood with nine points, while Kaylee Edwards...

Middle School Basketball --Norwayne 40, Rosewood 15

Chase Hare scored nine points to lead Norwayne past rival Rosewood on Thursday. He was joined in the scoring column by KJ Peten (7 points), Elisha Davis (6 points), Jaidyne Dunn (5 points), Styles Kendall (4 points) and Kris Reid...

JV Girls' Basketball --C.B. Aycock 28, J.H. Rose 27

GREENVILLE -- Five players carried Charles B. Aycock to a road victory on Friday, paced by sophomore Jenna Oliver's nine points. Jada Spruill (7 points), Ebony Green (6 points), Shi Speight (4 points) and Carleigh Greiman (2 points) rounded out the...

JV Basketball --Wayne Country Day 61, Bethel Christian 54

KINSTON -- Cam Gerrard and Tanner Willman scored 13 points apiece to key Wayne Country Day's road win on Thursday....

JV Basketball --Goldsboro 72, James Kenan

WARSAW -- Aaron Scott and Jyries McLean led the GHS victory parade on Friday, scoring 14 and 10 points, respectively....

JV Basketball --C.B. Aycock 44, J.H. Rose 41

GREENVILLE -- Freshman Trever Reid proved unstoppable on Friday, torching host J.H. Rose for 21 points and leading Charles B. Aycock to a slim road triumph....

Wrestling --Rosewood dominates Tri-Match

Rosewood continues early-season dominance Rosewood High continued its stellar form on Thursday, steamrolling Corinth Holders and Neuse Charter by lopsided margins. The Eagles bested Corinth Holders in 58-23 fashion, then dispensed Neuse Charter by a 66-18 mark. "We constantly remind...

Indoor Track --CBA fares well in Greenville

GREENVILLE -- Abbigail Shackleford of Charles B. Aycock placed fourth overall in the 1000M run on Thursday at the ECC Indoor Track meet, finishing with a time of 4:36.41. The event, hosted by J.H. Rose High School, also fielded teams from...

Girls' Basketball --Wilson Christian 48, Faith Christian 44

WILSON -- Chloe Mills scored 17 points and point guard Jordan Lawhon added 11 points, but it wasn't enough for FCA to pull off a road victory on Friday evening. Faith now stands 4-4 on the season....

Girls' Basketball --Wayne Country Day 58, Bethel Christian 30

KINSTON -- The one-two punch of Jala Holloman and Lexi Jeffreys acted swiftly and decisively on Friday, playing well from the outset to pace Wayne Country Day's rout of Bethel Christian. Holloman finished with 13 points and five steals, while Jeffreys...

Girls' Basketball --Rosewood 60, Union 38

Braylee Butts scored 25 points to lead Rosewood past new Carolina 1A member Union on Thursday evening. The Eagles also got a solid outing from Ar'Zhane Dozier, who scored 10 points, and Koreyonna Bell, who finished with eight points. Allana...

Girls' Basketball --James Kenan 53, Goldboro 48

WARSAW -- McKayla Roberts scored 16 points on Friday as Goldsboro fell to James Kenan.Aleesha Boyette finished with 15 points, while Tziah Kelly scored 11 points. GHS is now 4-6 overall this season, and 0-1 in East Central 2A play. It...

Girls' Basketball --South Central 76, Southern Wayne 62

DUDLEY -- Samiya Bess scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds on Friday in Southern Wayne's loss to ECC 3A powerhouse South Central. Takeitha Glaspie also performed ably, scoring 10 points and hauling in 20 rebounds. Machiah Moore had 12 points...

Girls' Basketball --C.B. Aycock 46, J.H. Rose 34

GREENVILLE -- A balanced effort over the final three quarters propelled C.B. Aycock past ECC 3A rival J.H. Rose on Friday evening. The Lady Blues received scoring from seven players, led by Cassandra Lassiter's 13 points. Freshman Katlyn Parris finished with...

Boys Basketball --Wayne Country Day 76, Bethel Christian 35

KINSTON -- Cole Atwood made five three-pointers and Linwood Grandy scored 14 points as Wayne Country Day cruised to a lopsided road triumph on Friday versus Bethel Christian Academy. Javon Outlaw also scored 10 points for the Chargers, who moved to...

Boys Basketball --East Duplin 62, Spring Creek 61 (OT)

BEAULAVILLE -- Dominique Morse scored 17 points, grabbed five rebounds and logged four assists in Spring Creek's overtime setback on Friday evening. Senior forward Jamerion Dawson finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds for SC, while Cameron Jones registered 11 points...

Boys Basketball --J.H. Rose 69, C.B. Aycock 55

GREENVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock senior Eli Batts poured in a game-high 25 points on Friday, but it wasn't enough to propel the Blues past host J.H. Rose. The duo of Marquez Farmer and junior guard Jaylan Robinson also played well,...

Boys Basketball --Goldsboro 79, James Kenan 68

WARSAW -- Rally central. Such was the case on Friday, as Goldsboro High overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to pick up its first triumph as a member of the newly-formed East Central 2A conference. The 79-68 triumph moved the Cougars to...

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Middle School Basketball --Wayne Country Day 34, Greenville Christian 18

Jack Cole scored eight points and Jaden Drew added 10 on Tuesday as Wayne Country Day ran past host Greenville Christian Academy. WCDS (1-4) returns to action on Jan. 4, when it travels to square off with Christ Covenant....

JV Girls' Basketball --Wayne Country Day 50, Greenville Christian 12

GREENVILLE --  Hayden Nielsen scored 17 points, while Ja'Kea Brunson finished with 14 points in Country Day's blowout win on Tuesday. Whitney Hoskins added 13 for the Lady Chargers (8-0), who will not see the floor again until Jan. 4,...

JV Girls' Basketball --C.B. Aycock 27, New Bern 26

PIKEVILLE -- C.B. Aycock squeaked out a one point victory over New Bern Tuesday. Jada Spruill and Ebony Green led the team in scoring, with 12 and 8 points, respectively....

JV Basketball --C .B. Aycock 36, New Bern 31

Sophomore Michael Williams had 12 points  and Mohammad Dalia finished with seven points as Charles B. Aycock slipped by New Bern on Tuesday. CBA  now stands 4-4 on the season....

Girls' Basketball --Rosewood 48, Hobbton 9

Braylee Butts scored a game-high 25 points in Rosewood's run-and-hide victory on Tuesday over Hobbton. Koreyonna Bell chipped in six points for the Eagles (1-7, 1-0 Carolina 1A), who visit Union this evening....

Girls' Basketball --D.H. Conley 56, Eastern Wayne 43

A cold shooting night plagued Eastern Wayne during its ECC 3A tilt with D.H. Conley on Tuesday. "We played hard and fought to the very end," head coach Michael Gurganus said. "We got open looks, just couldn't get them to...

Girls' Basketball --C.B. Aycock 50, New Bern 32

PIKEVILLE -- Hannah Vinson scored 14 points to lead the Lady Blues past New Bern on Tuesday. Cassandra Lassiter chipped in 12 points, while freshman Katlyn Parrish finished with eight points. The victory moved CBA to 2-6 overall this season,...

Basketball --Rosewood 62, Hobbton 48

Michael Reid and Conner Vernon scored 12 points apiece as Rosewood clipped Carolina 1A foe Hobbton on Tuesday evening. Jonathan Peacock added 10 points for the Eagles, as did fellow senior Kolby Harris. Rosewood (3-5, 1-0) travels to face Union...

Basketball --Aycock races by ECC foe New Bern

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock turned back ECC 3A/4A foe New Bern on Tuesday night, cruising to a 63-52 victory. Eli Batts led the way for the the Blues, finishing with 23 points. He was supported by Rakilen Butler and Marquez...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Basketball --Middle School Girls --APA 39, Wayne Christian 21

KINSTON -- Bri Verme scored 12 points and grabbed four rebounds on Monday, but it wasn't enough to propel Wayne Christian to a road triumph at Parrott Academy. Hayli Verme had five points for the Eagles, who fell to 2-3...

Basketball --Middle School Boys Roundup

Norwayne 38, Grantham 39 Colby Thompson scored 10 points to lead a balanced Norwayne attack by Grantham on Monday. Styles Kendall and Chase Hare complemented Thompson's effort with nine points apiece, while KJ Peten scored six points. Leading the Grantham...

Basketball --Wayne Christian's Darrian Oates goes for 33 in loss

KINSTON -- Senior guard Darrian Oates scored at will on Monday, finishing with 33 points in an 81-77 loss to Arendell Parrott Academy. Justin Russell also performed ably for the Eagles, scoring 20 points. Josiah Simmons chipped in 13 points,...