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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Wayne Country Day sweeps Lawrence Academy

Wayne Country Day (3-1) outclassed visiting Lawrence Academy on Monday, scoring every player on its roster en route to a 88-38 victory. The contest was the Chargers' final test until after Thanksgiving. Jaden Cooper led a balanced effort from the...

Wayne Christian drops two at Greenfield

Greenfield 52, Wayne Christian 23 WILSON -- Paul Rose scored 12 points and Thomas Bouknight netted 11 points for Wayne Christian, who dropped a lopsided tilt on Monday to Greenfield School. The Eagles will play their first home game of...

MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL --Wayne Christian drops two at Greenfield

Greenfield 52, Wayne Christian 23 WILSON -- Paul Rose scored 12 points and Thomas Bouknight netted 11 points for Wayne Christian, who dropped a lopsided tilt on Monday to Greenfield School. The Eagles will play their first home game of...

BASKETBALL --Wayne Country Day sweeps Lawrence Academy

1) outclassed visiting Lawrence Academy on Monday, scoring every player on its roster en route to a 88-38 victory. The contest was the Chargers' final test until after Thanksgiving. Jaden Cooper led a balanced effort from the point guard slot,...

Monday, November 20, 2017

WRESTLING --Aycock grapplers earn split at Demon Duals

WILSON -- After falling in its opening two matches on Saturday, Charles B. Aycock rallied to earn a split at the annual Demon Duals at Fike High School. CBA fell to Clayton and host Fike to begin the event, but found...

WRESTLING --Eastern Wayne suffers at Tri-Match

Rocky Mount 42, Eastern Wayne 28 132: Dominique Boddie (ROMO) over Charles Singleton (EAWA) (Fall 0:00) 138: Keyonte Williams (ROMO) over Landon Reiber (EAWA) (Fall 0:00) 145: Isaiah Bass (EAWA) over   (ROMO) (For.) 152: Myles Powell (ROMO) over   (EAWA) (For.)...

BOYS BASKETBALL --Wayne Country Day posts .500 week

Wayne Country Day 78, Rocky Mount Academy 60 ROCKY MOUNT -- A balanced effort led Wayne Country Day School past Rocky Mount Academy, 78-60, on Friday evening. Tracey Whitfield and Linwood Grandy scored 15 points apiece for the Chargers, who...

GIRLS BASKETBALL --Southern Wayne 63, Goldsboro 49

Southern Wayne 53, Goldsboro 49 Samiya Bess scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as visiting Southern Wayne defeated county rival Goldsboro, 53-49, on Friday evening at Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium. Alissa Meadows added 14 points, while Machiah Moore contributed...

GIRLS BASKETBALL --Jeffreys, Holloman key solid week for Country Day

Wayne Country Day 67, Rocky Mount Academy 30 ROCKY MOUNT -- Lexi Jeffreys scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Jala Holloman added 13 points and Wayne Country Day generated 21 steals as a team en route to a 37-point...

JV BOYS HOOPS ROUNDUP -- Goldsboro, Aycock post wins

Goldsboro 49, Southern Wayne 47 Goldsboro's Dameon Brown scored 10 points on Friday to push GHS past Southern Wayne in the final minute. C.B. Aycock 50, West Johnston 26 PIKEVILLE -- Sophomore Mohammad Dalia scored 13 points to lead CBA's...

JC GIRLS HOOPS ROUNDUP --Hoskins, Nielsen lead Wayne Country Day

ROCKY MOUNT --  Whitney Hoskins and Hayden Nielsen accounted for 65 percent of Wayne Country Day's offensive production on Friday, as the Lady Chargers turned back Rocky Mount Academy 23-18. Hoskins contributed eight points, while Nielsen added seven. The victory...

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Perfect Call --Princeton's Bryant commits to UMO

PRINCETON -- On the fringe of a partisan assemblage in the still-splashy confines of Deacon Jones Gymnasium on Tuesday afternoon, Randy Bryant watched the construction of his daughter's signing day set. Piece by piece, it became tangible. There was the...

BASKETBALL --Goldsboro turns back C.B. Aycock

Goldsboro overcame a slim halftime deficit on Wednesday night to notch a season-opening victory over ECC 3A member and Wayne County foe Charles B. Aycock, 71-54, at venerable Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium. Christian Bullock paced the Cougars with 13 points,...

Girls Basketball --Goldsboro 40, C.B. Aycock 39

Goldsboro got 18 points from Tziah Kelly and 10 points from Aleesha Boyette in Wednesday night's 1-point victory over Wayne County foe Charles B. Aycock....

WRESTLING --Rosewood 49, Athens Drive 25

RALEIGH -- Rosewood opened its 2017 wrestling campaign with a dominant performance on Wednesday at Athens Drive High School. Individual results are as follows: 182: David Brown (ROSE) over Henry Moore (ATDR) (Fall 2:49) 195: Mohammad Husein (ATDR) over Luke...

JV BASKETBALL --Goldsboro 57, C.B. Aycock 32

Aaron Scott managed 13 points for Goldsboro, who won in lopsided fashion over visiting Aycock. Dishon Rhodes also netted 10 points for the hosts....

NEUSE RIVER FOOTBALL --Dunn, McClarin lead CBA rout of Eastern Wayne

The slippery Jayden Dunn rushed for 173 yards and a pair of touchdowns on Wednesday night as C.B. Aycock ran away from league foe Eastern Wayne in hide-n-seek fashion. Dunn's effort was supplemented by the capable Zymere McClarin, who picked...

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Prep Softball --CBA's Taylor Puetz signs with North Carolina

PIKEVILLE -- The setting, trimmed in blue and ornamented with balloons, was familiar. So too were the faces surrounding Charles B. Aycock senior Taylor Puetz, who watched with a diverse range of  emotion on Monday as the senior carefully penned...

Prep Basketball --Wayne Christian's Oates goes wild in road setback

ERWIN -- Senior guard Darrian Oates torched the nets for 48 points on Wednesday, but it wasn't enough to propel Wayne Christian past Cape Fear Christian Academy. The setback moved Wayne Christian to 0-2 on the season. Jaydon Young tallied 13...

Prep Basketball --Lady Saints suffer 47-44 loss at Northern Nash

ROCKY MOUNT -- Samiya Bess led all scorers with 17 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks, but is wasn't enough to overcome a balanced Northern Nash squad on Tuesday evening. Machiah Moore tallied nine points for the Lady Saints, while Kiah...

Prep Wrestling --Powder Blues earn split

Charles B. Aycock earned a split in its season-opener on Tuesday, defeating Princeton (54-24),  but falling to 3A power Corinth-Holders (60-24). The senior duo of Austin Doyle (106) and Zach Creel (145) opened its final campaign in 2-0 fashion, as...

JV Basketball --Northern Nash downs Southern Wayne, 21-8

Nakaylah Carter and Nykia Peguese both had four points apiece for the Lady Saints, who fell to 0-1 on the season....

Middle School Basketball --Cape Fear edges Wayne Christian

ERWIN -- Paul Rose paced the Eagles with eight points in a season-opening loss on Tuesday. Wayne Christian next plays on Nov. 20, when it travels to face Greenfield School in Wilson....

Middle School Girls Basketball --Cape Fear 24, Wayne Christian 14

ERWIN -- Hayli Verme scored six points for the visiting Eagles, who next play on Nov. 20 at Greenfield School....

Club Soccer --Wayne County United storms Greensboro

GREENSBORO -- The Wayne County United Soccer Club earned a sweep of the U12 and U13 boys' bracket last weekend at the Adidas Clash Tournament held at the Bryan Park Soccer Complex. "It was another great weekend for our club and...