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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

No. 19-ranked Trojans turn back VSU

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jay Gonzalez collected four hits and two RBI, and No. 19-ranked University of Mount Olive claimed a come-from-behind, 9-6 victory over Virginia State University on Monday afternoon. Rob Shipman added two hits and two RBI. Mount...

Price slugs two home runs against Hobbton

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Alanna Price hit two home runs and a double as Spring Creek trounced Carolina 1-A foe Hobbton, 18-2, in five innings on Monday evening. Ashley Marriner had a double and three singles. Sarah Ford, Daisy Martinez, Rachel...

WCDS diamond nine fall to Epiphany

Mitch Turnage led the offense with two hits, but Wayne Country Day endured an 11-1 setback to Epiphany in a Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference game Monday. John Strickland, Mason Bland and Drew Barnes each had one hit apiece to...

Gators' Rouse throws 1-hitter

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Will Rouse carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and Spring Creek defeated Carolina 1-A opponent Hobbton 10-0 on Monday evening. Rouse allowed one hit and recorded eight strikeouts. Sawyer Smith had three hits and three RBI...

Cyclones trip up Chargers, 2-1

Community Christian scored with five minutes to go in the match and topped Wayne Country Day 2-1 on Monday afternoon. Taylor Willman scored the Chargers' lone goal off of Crawford Tanner's assist. Weather permitting, WCDS (5-2-2 overall) plays host to...

Warriors shut out Cougars on soccer pitch

Eastern Wayne fired 31 shots on goal and handed county rival Goldsboro a 6-0, non-conference defeat Monday evening. Cameron Dove had two goals for the Warriors, who swept the regular-season series. Megan Mozingo, Brennan Dove and Haley Cannon each had...

Rosewood clinches Carolina 1A men's tennis title

Rosewood swept the singles and doubles courts, and clinched the Carolina 1-A Conference regular-season championship with a 9-0 victory over Spring Creek on Monday afternoon. The Eagles lost 12 games on the day. Dylan Cuddington, Jordan Price, Samuel Drew, Jeremy...

Preps digest: Middle schools

Middle schools * Girls' soccer: Rosewood 2, Dillard 1 -- Jennifer Covarribus scored a goal and an assist for Rosewood as the Eagles took down Dillard 2-1. Phoebe Bills scored the goal and Maddie Honn added an assist. Sha'Qualia...

ECC 2A golf agate

Eastern Carolina Conference 2-A Match At Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course Monday Yardage: 5686 Par: 72 Goldsboro -- 336 Ayden-Grifton -- 368 South Lenoir -- 372 Greene Central -- 383 North Lenoir -- 385 Top 10 Finishers 1. David White (SL)...

Goldsboro High claims ECC 2A men's golf championship

Goldsboro junior golfer Matt Hall made a swing change last week he hopes will pay off in big tournaments down the stretch. He experienced some growing pains Monday, shooting nine-over par during a stretch of four holes on the back...

WCTF: Aycock's Warner sets school record, Golden Falcons get 'three-peat'

rcoggins@newsargus.com Roger Rhodes stepped underneath the main tent, put on his glasses and inspected the results posted from the field events. He silently calculated the points in his head and headed back to the track. More than three hours later,...

WCTF: Warrior boys sweep relay, claim 3rd straight team title

rcoggins@newsargus.com Never one to display his full emotions, Bubba Williams said Eastern Wayne "had a great day in the relays" during the boys' portion of the 2014 Wayne County Track & Field Championship meet Monday afternoon. A great day? How...

2014 Wayne County Track & Field Championships results

Results from the 2014 Wayne County Track & Field men's and women's championships contested at Rosewood High School on Wednesday afternoon: MEN TEAM SCORES Eastern Wayne 238 Rosewood 124.33 Goldsboro 99.33 C.B. Aycock 99.33 Southern Wayne 47 Wayne Christian 30...

Monday, April 14, 2014

Golden Falcons earn ECC softball road win

GREENVILLE -- Taylor Waddell fired a three-hitter inside the pitcher's circle, and Charles B. Aycock pounded out a 14-2 victory over J.H. Rose in an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference game. Waddell went the distance for the Golden Falcons, who...

CBA's 1974 team was one big 'family'

PIKEVILLE -- Forty years ago, Charles B. Aycock baseball coach "Bud" King trotted out to the mound with no clue what he was going to do. His team was in trouble with one out against Jamestown Ragsdale in the N.C....

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...

Friday, April 11, 2014

Eagles stay unbeaten in CCC baseball title chase

aetzler@newsargus.com After losing to Princeton in a one-run, 10-inning affair, Wayne Christian had little time to dwell on the what-could-have-beens Thursday evening. Ten minutes later, the Eagles took the field for another game that meant more toward their overall goal....

Bulldogs' Phillips gets redemption in 10th

rcoggins@newsargus.com Nick Phillips didn't dwell on a missed defensive opportunity to turn a rally-killing double play Thursday afternoon. He delivered a big hit, instead. The Princeton sophomore stroked a lead-off triple to start the 10th inning and trotted home...

Blue Devils hand Hawks first softball loss of 2014

South Lenoir pounded out 10 hits and claimed an 11-1, mercy-rule victory over county archrival North Lenoir on the Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference scene. Blythe Greene, Nicole Robinson and Kelsie Stocks each had one hit for the Hawks. Robinson took...

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Sam Gillett claimed low gross during weekly play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Mary Morris and Linda Cannon won low net and low putts, respectively....

Eagles' Adams cards 67 at Timberlake

CLINTON -- Rosewood senior Nick Adams earned medalist honors with a 4-under par 67 during a Carolina 1-A Conference meet contested on the Timberlake Golf Club links. James Kenan's Cole Pridgen and Lakewood's Griffin Faircloth each posted an 18-hole round...

Cougars drop ECC 2A baseball game to Ayden-Grifton

Goldsboro fell to Eastern Carolina 2-A opponent Ayden-Grifton 20-0 Thursday evening. Cayce Herring had the only two hits for the Cougars. Jared Howard, Miguel Lugo and Herring all pitched for Goldsboro. Herring took the pitching loss. Goldsboro (1-10 overall, 0-3...

Defending 1A independent baseball champs defeat WCDS

MERRY HILL -- Wayne Country Day ran out of pitching Thursday evening and fell 13-3 to six-time defending N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A state champion Lawrence Academy. Wayne Country Day used four pitchers. But coach Michael Taylor decided to...

West, Joyner, Rouse provide offensive firepower for CBA

Charles B. Aycock extended its win streak to five games with a 9-4, non-conference conquest of Greene Central on Thursday evening. Noah West had a double and a two-RBI home run to lead the Golden Falcons' offense. Garrett Joyner also...

Bears shut out Golden Falcons

NEW BERN -- Sarina Lancaster's 15 saves in goal weren't enough as Charles B. Aycock fell 1-0 to New Bern in Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A action Thursday evening. New Bern tucked away the lone goal midway through the second half. The...

Reid's PK helps Gators stop Leopards

SALEMBURG -- Rheanna Reid converted the game-deciding penalty kick in the 40th minute and Spring Creek upended Lakewood, 3-1, in a Carolina 1-A Conference game Thursday evening. Madison Harkey put the Gators on the board in the 21st minute and...

Brennan Dove notches hat trick for Warriors

Eastern Wayne outshot South Central 17-1 on its way to a 4-0 rout in Carolina 3-A/4-A action Thursday evening. Brennan Dove buried three goals for the Warriors including a penalty kick after Megan Mozingo drew a foul in the box....

Preps digest: Middle schools

Middle schools * Girls' soccer: Spring Creek 6, Dillard 1 -- Madison Sullivan posted her second hat trick (three goals) of the season. Bianca Cuevas scored twice, while Mirna Santiago converted a penalty kick and delivered an assist. Maria...

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Trojans 'Cruse' by Bobcats in tournament quarterfinals

UMO Sports Information MOUNT OLIVE -- Steven Cruse recorded a match-high 21 kills and the University of Mount Olive men's volleyball team advanced to the Conference Carolinas tournament semifinals with a 25-14, 25-18, 21-25, 25-21 conquest of in-state foe Lees-McRae...

Preps digest: JV sports

JV sports * Baseball: C.B. Aycock 10, Southern Wayne 0 -- Charles B. Aycock pumped out 15 hits for a 10-0 victory over Southern Wayne Wednesday. Bryce Anders led the Golden Falcons offense with three hits including a double...

Golden Falcons' Warner wins 100, 200 dashes

Courtney Warner ran the 100-meter dash in 11.95 seconds to take home the win for C.B. Aycock in an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference meet contested at J.H. Rose on Wednesday afternoon. Warner also placed first in the 200 with a...

CBA boys fare well in ECC 3A meet

GREENVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock's 3,200-meter relay team of Holden Cox, Matthew Cheney, Hunter Crane and Jamal Tucker placed first for the Golden Falcons in the conference meet on Wednesday. The 1,600-meter team of Micah Castillo, Brandon Swinson, Berry...

Rosewood shuts out SC in tennis

Rosewood swept county and Carolina 1-A Conference foe Spring Creek, 9-0, on Wednesday afternoon. Dylan Cuddington, Jordan Price, Samuel Drew, Jeremy Lintner, Lucas Parrish and Joseph Walters won singles matches for the Eagles. Price-Hunter Power, Jake Smith-Andrew Rollins and Walters-Jayden...

Cougars win ECC 2A golf meet

KINSTON -- Carlin Thomas and Matt Hall finished second and third, respectively, in individual play and helped Goldsboro shoot a season-low 326 during an Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference match at Falling Creek. South Lenoir fired a 360, followed by Greene...

GC squeezes by E. Wayne on softball diamond

Eastern Wayne fought into the eighth inning Wednesday before falling 4-3 to Greene Central. Trisha Bell led the Warriors' offense with two hits. Debbie Mitchell, Brooke Morawski and Uzzell each added a hit. Emily Uzzell endured pitching loss. Eastern Wayne...

Gators shut out Neuse Charter

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Madison Hartley posted a hat trick (three goals) during Spring Creek's 8-0 romp over Carolina 1-A Conference foe Neuse Charter. Nashmy Jimenez, Karina Velasquez, Griselda Vasquez, Mary Perry and Rheanna Reid provided one goal apiece. Mikaela Duffy...

Aycock boots North Lenoir on soccer pitch

Alex Strickland buried five goals for the Golden Falcons in an 8-1, non-conference triumph over North Lenoir Wednesday evening. Hannah Vernon, Emily Borel and Sabrina Johnson each added one goal to round out the scoring. Anja Kliss had three assists....

Rams deal Warriors tough defeat

Eastern Wayne scored four seventh-inning runs and had the game-tying run 90 feet from the plate, but suffered a 7-6, non-conference defeat to Greene Central on Wednesday. Tyler Warren and Ryan Kelly each had two hits for the Warriors. Tanner...

Spring Creek knocks off South Lenoir

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek scored all 10 of its runs in the first four innings and held off South Lenoir, 10-8, on Wednesday evening. Logan Miller, Allen Coor, Will Rouse and Hunter Walker each had two-hit performances. Sawyer Smith,...

Hunter McCoy signs with Methodist

rcoggins@newsargus.com The confident, determined swagger didn't go unnoticed when Hunter McCoy stepped into the head football coach's office at Methodist University. "I can see in your eyes that you have some unfinished business, it sounds like," Methodist head coach C.J....

ECC 3A tennis: EW, CBA netters qualify for regionals

PIKEVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock and Eastern Wayne combined to qualify six players for the 2014 N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A eastern regional tennis championships. The Warriors' Ethan Quinn emerged as the Eastern Carolina 3-A singles champion...

Carolina 1A track agate

PRINCETON -- Results from the 2014 Carolina 1-A Conference men's and women's track and field championships contested at the Fred Bartholomew Jr. Athletic Complex on Wednesday afternoon: MEN Team scores Rosewood 155 Princeton 123 James Kenan 72 Hobbton 64 Lakewood...

Paint it purple: Rosewood sweeps Carolina 1A team track titles

rcoggins@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- "Finish!" yelled Alysse Atwell as she took the baton from Rosewood teammate Jamekia Best during the 1,600-meter relay Wednesday afternoon. Atwell and her teammates finished in impressive fashion, indeed. Rosewood seized gold medals in seven individual events,...