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Friday, October 24, 2014

McKay raises bar for "Meet the Coaches" night at UMO

rcoggins@newsargus.com MOUNT OLIVE -- Sponsors, alumni and faculty offered nothing positive praise to Dwayne McKay during the third installment of the award-winning "Meet the Coaches" night at University of Mount Olive last season. McKay was already thinking about 2014. "How...

Lane Tree Ladies Golf news

Rhonda Williams claimed low gross and game-of-the-week honors during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Linda Hilburn won low net. Linda Watson seized low putts....

Rams seize ECC 2A soccer title at Cougars' expense

SNOW HILL -- Greene Central clinched the Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference regular-season championship with 4-0 victory over Goldsboro. The Cougars attempted seven shots, including three on frame. Senior keeper Luke McAlduff recorded 19 saves during 74 minutes in goal, while...

Hawks' season ends at Northeastern

ELIZABETH CITY -- Laura Haerer recorded a team-leading 13 kills and four blocks in North Lenoir's season-ending 12-25, 25-21, 10-25, 21-25 loss to Northeastern in second-round play of the NCHSAA 2-A playoffs. Mya Parks and Paige Sports provided eight and...

1A volleyball: Princeton ousts Perquimans in 3rd round

HERTFORD -- Princeton advanced to the eastern semifinals for the fourth consecutive year with a four-set triumph over Perquimans in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1-A volleyball playoffs Thursday evening. Taylor Carroll recorded 15 kills and eight digs, while...

Preps digest: JV, middle schools

JV * Football: DH Conley 28, Eastern Wayne 12 -- Malyk Williams had a 34-yard touchdown run, but the Warriors fell to DH Conley 28-12 on Thursday. Juwan Holmes caught a 12-yard touchdown from Williams. Williams finished with 128...

Pirates rally in 4th, become bowl eligible

aetzler@newsargus.com GREENVILLE -- Justin Hardy arrived at East Carolina as an under-recruited walk-on freshman with low expectations and a lot to prove. Four years later, he's proved every team that didn't recruit him that they were wrong. Hardy caught 14...

Bill Kemp Invitational results

Teams Boys 1. Rosewood 37 2. Southern Wayne 43 3. Charles B. Aycock 83 4. Eastern Wayne 93 5. Wayne Country Day 185 6. Wayne Christian 194 Girls 1. Rosewood 36 2. Charles B. Aycock 44 3. Southern Wayne 76...

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Goldsboro volleyball has best season in school history

aetzler@newsargus.com When TJ Lancaster took over the volleyball coaching duties at Goldsboro High School in 2008 he knew it was going to be a long process. The girls didn't even know how to pass to one another, he said. "It...

Eastern Wayne beats topples Southern Wayne 2-0 behind Zadrozny

aetzler@newsargus.com Ethan Zadrozny has experienced a lot of hard times during his four years on the Eastern Wayne soccer team. He's never made the playoffs. He's never won the conference. That was until Wednesday night ... Kind of. Zadrozny's late...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Mooneyham discovered his passion during PE class

kballard@newsargus.com Joseph Mooneyham was told to slow down. The Charles B. Aycock junior cross country runner was logging 60 miles per week this summer. His coach Butch Bennett had to rein him in so he was fresh for practice. Bennett...

Preps digest: Middle schools

Middle schools * Boys' soccer: Spring Creek 4, Dillard 1 -- Jose Reynaga scored two goals and Marquise Newell and Luis Jimenez each found the net once. Spring Creek (7-4-0 overall) plays host to Eastern Wayne on Thursday....

Top-seeded Chargers dispatch Northeast Academy

rcoggins@newsargus.com Shutouts have become the norm in recent matches for perennial girls' tennis powerhouse Wayne Country Day this season. Oh, but there's room for improvement. At least, that's Mark Phillips' assessment after the top-seeded Chargers' 9-0 conquest of Northeast Academy...

Nemesis Greenfield strikes early, eliminates WCDS

rcoggins@newsargus.com WILSON -- Don't concede an early goal. But Steve Ellis' pre-match concerns surfaced quickly after kickoff. Nemesis Greenfield struck in the sixth minute and Wayne Country Day played from behind during a season-ending, 6-2 loss in quarterfinal-round action the...

Bill Kemp Invitational: Coor, Mehlhaff are individual champs; Rosewood sweeps team titles

aetzler@newsargus.com Spring Creek senior Allen Coor entered the final loop of the woods trailing Charles B. Aycock's Joseph Mooneyham by nearly eight seconds. Coor knew he had a little bit left in the tank, but wasn't sure if he had...

Ruben Quiroz, Chris Pate spark Goldsboro's 2nd-half surge

After trailing at halftime, Goldsboro scored three second-half goals to defeat Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference foe Ayden-Grifton on Tuesday. Sophomore Ruben Quiroz scored two goals for the Cougars. Christopher Pate added the third goal and an assist for Goldsboro. Jesus...

Unbeaten Lakewood ousts Spring Creek in 2nd round

SALEMBURG -- No. 17 seed Spring Creek fell victim to No. 1 seed and Carolina 1-A Conference foe Lakewood 25-16, 25-19, 25-22 in the second round of the NCHSAA 1-A state playoffs on Tuesday. Rachel McCollum had 12 kills and...

Princeton sweeps Whiteville in 1A volleyball playoffs

Princeton swept Whiteville 27-25, 25-17, 25-18 in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A state playoffs on Tuesday. Charley Cox led the Bulldogs with 29 assists. Kasey Edwards notched 12 kills and seven blocks. Emily...

Former EW alum Altice slated for induction into Shaw U Athletics Hall

rcoggins@newsargus.com RALEIGH -- Andre Altice wasn't sure what to think about the phone call. "I didn't believe it, to be honest," he said. The caller, former head coach Bobby Sanders, said it was true. Altice gathered his thoughts for a...

Aycock's Sauls qualifies for 3A girls state golf championships

BOLIVIA -- Charles B. Aycock freshman Abby Sauls is headed to the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3-A women's golf championships. Sauls punched her ticket with an 18-hole round of 101 during the eastern regional contested at Carolina...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Preps digest: Middle schools

Middle schools * Volleyball: Rosewood d. Eastern Wayne 25-22, 25-22, 25-15 -- Taylor Smith served eight aces for the Eagles, who finished a perfect 13-0 and seized the Wayne County Middle School Athletic Conference regular-season championship. Maddie Honn contributed...

Rampants shut out Saints

GREENVILLE -- Southern Wayne endured a 1-0 loss to J.H. Rose in an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference match Monday evening. The Saints conclude regular-season play at home Wednesday against county foe Eastern Wayne. Each team has already qualified for the...

Hawks double up Cougars in ECC 2A soccer

Uziel Garcia notched the eventual game-winning goal in the 46th minute as North Lenoir rallied past Goldsboro, 4-2, in an Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference game Monday evening. Eric Holloway put the Hawks on the board in the 23rd minute on...

Barnes scores twice, Eagles escape North Duplin

Zack Barnes scored twice during Rosewood's 2-1, senior night victory over North Duplin in Carolina 1-A Conference play Monday evening. Hayden Amodeo and Ethan Chapin each had an assist. Ronaldo Castenada collected an unassisted goal for the Rebels. ND keepers...

Spring Creek captures Carolina 1A boys' soccer crown

WARSAW -- Spring Creek dethroned James Kenan as the Carolina 1-A Conference champion with a 5-3 victory at Bill Taylor Field on Monday evening. The Gators (15-4 overall, 12-2 Carolina) won their seventh league championship in the past nine years....

Anderson scores lone goal in Warriors' senior night win

aetzler@newsargus.com As shot after shot after shot deflected off the crossbar or sailed wide of the goal, players from Eastern Wayne and Charles B. Aycock wondered if anyone would ever find the net. Christian Anderson started to get nervous. "It's...

Rosewood's Burton finishes 3rd in East 1A/2A girls' golf regional

rcoggins@newsargus.com Leann Domotrovits remembered last year's trip to Walnut Creek Country Club. The Croatan senior and Rosewood's Lindsey Burton staged an epic four-hole playoff to determine the individual regional champion. Domotrovits left little doubt this time. Steady from the opening...

Monday, October 20, 2014

Walker, Belom-Coerver move on to state tennis tournament

WILSON -- Three Charles B. Aycock players extended their respective tennis seasons at least one more week with runner-up efforts in the 2014 N.C. High School Athletic Class 3-A eastern regional contested at Barton College. Top-seeded Ashton Walker dropped...

Preps digest: Middle schools

Middle schools * Football: Spring Creek 36, Eastern Wayne 14 -- Dominique Morse rambled for a 60-yard touchdown and returned a fumble for another score in the Gators' victory over the Warriors. Javon Newsome and Isaiah Gray provided one...

North Lenoir sweeps Graham in 2A volleyball playoffs

La GRANGE -- A trio of North Lenoir hitters combined for 25 kills in North Lenoir's 25-14, 25-21, 25-23 triumph over Graham in first-round play of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2-A playofs. Paige Sports led the Hawks'...

Top-seeded Lee County knocks out Aycock

SANFORD -- Charles B. Aycock concluded its season with a 4-25, 12-25, 24-6 loss to top-seeded Lee County in the NCHSAA 3-A playoffs. No additional details were provided....

Walnut Creek Ladies Golf news

Hiromi Sueki claimed low gross honors in first flight play during action on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Kathy Woodard secured low net. Sam Gillette and Evelyn Rose shared low putts. Charlotte Campbell emerged as the low gross winner...

Tilus finds home away from home at Southern Wayne

aetzler@newsargus.com DUDLEY -- You don't walk on his field. Obens Tilus doesn't believe in walking. He's used to running and has done so his entire life -- either on the soccer pitch or all over the world. He's left his...

Rebels' Quintanilla claims 1A east singles title

GREENVILLE -- North Duplin's Julissa Quintanilla emerged as the NCHSAA Class 1-A eastern regional singles champion. Quintanilla returns to action Friday in the state tournament in Cary. The Rebels, meanwhile, play host to county rival Wallace-Rose Hill in second-round action...

Prep notebook: Griffin makes amends, contributes well in Cougars' loss

Two weeks ago, Ray'quan Griffin got kicked out of practice by head coach Bennett Johnson for being more about himself than the rest of the team. He was trash-talking his own teammates and eventually it just went too far....

Saturday, October 18, 2014

A little bit of luck sends Kierski, Wayne Country Day to second round

rcoggins@newsargus.com Sheer luck. But Matt Kierski and his Wayne Country Day teammates will certainly take it. Kierski's rebound shot on a free kick in the 56th minute lifted the fifth-seeded Chargers past Neuse Christian, 2-1, in opening-round action of the...

Eastern Wayne volleyball falls short against Gray's Creek

rcoggins@newsargus.com Tears streamed down her face as Sara Rice buried her head on a teammate's shoulder. It wasn't supposed to end this way. Not her senior year. But Gray's Creek spoiled Rice and her fellow seniors' aspirations of advancing in...

Rosewood wins for fifth time in six games

After dropping three straight to start the season, Rosewood won its fifth game in six tries with a 44-20 conquest of Carolina 1-A Conference foe North Duplin Friday night. Mike Woodard and Cam Helt combined for 255 yards rushing...

Goldsboro suffers heartbreaking defeat to Kinston

aetzler@newsargus.com There he was. The eternal optimist. Goldsboro coach Bennett Johnson crouched, staring at the ground with his visor in his hand, wondering what went wrong. Just hours before he was running down the sidelines fist pumping and chest bumping...

SW-SC box

Southern Wayne 0 0 0 6 -- 6 South Central 16 14 6 0 -- 36 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Southern Wayne -- Tyaire Allen 24-109; Manny Walker 10-24; Dallas Graham 9-22, TD; Nick Kennon 2-(minus-3); Jacob Hollingsworth 1-(minus-2). PASSING...

Princeton-SC Box

Spring Creek 0 0 0 8 -- 8 Princeton 36 20 0 6 -- 62 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- Princeton -- Johnny Frasier 7-162, 3 TDs; Kiade Richardson 8-47; Adam Crocker 3-28, TD; Michael Wooten 3-26, TD; Jordan Stallworth 1-22;...

Preps digest

CAMDEN -- Rosewood's season came to an end with a 25-13, 25-17, 25-13 loss to Camden County in the first round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 1-A volleyball playoffs Saturday afternoon. Ada Rivera had 16 assists....

N. Duplin-Rosewood box

North Duplin 0 14 0 6 -- 20 Rosewood 6 20 12 6 -- 44 Second quarter ND -- C. Kornegay 20 pass from Mora (Jaimes kick), 4:51 ND -- B. Kornegay 62 run (Jaimes kick), 0:17 Fourth quarter ND...

NC prep football scores

Albemarle 45, North Moore 0 Alexander Central 21, Statesville 17 Apex 40, Cary 10 Ashe County 48, East Wilkes 14 Asheville 48, McDowell County 14 Asheville Erwin 26, Asheville Roberson 9 Asheville Reynolds 76, Enka 10 Ayden-Grifton 30, South Lenoir...

James Kenan - Lakewood Box

James Kenan 7 0 21 0 -- 28 Lakewood 0 0 0 6 -- 6 First quarter JK -- Washington 72 pass from Avent III (Hernandez kick), 11:22 Third quarter JK -- Williams 39 run (Hernandez kick), 6:28 JK --...

Goldsboro-Kinston box

Kinston 0 0 16 8 -- 24 Goldsboro 14 0 6 0 -- 20 First quarter GHS -- Griffin 54 pass from Bowden (McAlduff kick), 11:17 GHS -- Baker 59 pass from Bowden (McAlduff kick), 1:15 Third quarter GHS --...

E. Wayne-JH Rose box

J.H. Rose 17 6 0 0 -- 23 Eastern Wayne 14 28 14 7 -- 63 First quarter JHR -- Spell 2 run (Alexander kick), 10:29 EW -- Richards 53 pass from KK Best (Dove kick), 8:07 JHR -- Williams...

CBA DH Conley Box

DH Conley 7 7 7 14 -- 35 CB Aycock 7 0 0 0 -- 7 First quarter CBA -- Darden pass from Morrow (Matthews kick) INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING -- CBA -- TJ Morrow 15-31, R'keesh Greene 10-20, Tyrique Ford...

Emily Ricks leads Princeton volleyball to second round

aetzler@newsargus.com PRINCETON -- After a slow start, freshman Emily Ricks walked behind the back line with her team trailing by four. Serving in a varsity playoff game for the time, an expressionless Ricks surveyed the situation. She served. Point Bulldogs....

Eastern Wayne pulls off monumental upset over JH Rose

rcoggins@newsargus.com Eastern Wayne answered every challenge, believed in itself and shook the foundation of eastern North Carolina high school football Friday evening. Ranked No. 8 among the state's 4-A schools, J.H. Rose -- led by three Division I recruits --...