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Friday, September 30, 2016

PREVIEW: Britt tells team to forget Tigers' 1-4 record

WARSAW -- Numbers mean nothing. Especially when your opponent, a traditional football juggernaut, is 1-4 after an injury-riddled start to the season. That just makes James Kenan that more dangerous. "What we've been preaching to our kids this week is...

PREVIEW: Gators anxious to get another 'W'

SEVEN SPRINGS -- By any measure, the numbers were not flattering. Fumbles, three. Interceptions, one. Lakewood 29, Spring Creek 0. A case of varsity blues, so to speak. But tonight offers the Gators an opportunity to reverse last week's gridiron...

PREVIEW: Golden Falcons have to keep eye on No. 8

DUDLEY -- Tonight's game between C.B. Aycock and Southern Wayne will serve as the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference football opener for the Golden Falcons. It's the Saints' second league game. As the two teams enter the latter half of the...

PREPS DIGEST: JV, middle schools

JV * Volleyball: Wayne Country Day d. Greenfield 25-14, 25-10 -- Cate Eagles served 10 aces and dole out five assists during the Chargers' straight-set win. Lexi Jeffreys posted four kills and five aces. Whitney Hoskins registered four kills....

VOLLEYBALL: WCDS emerges victorious on Senior Day

Wayne Country Day's lone senior, Olivia Dively, recorded five kills, two aces and nine digs during a 25-18, 25-14, 25-23 triumph over nemesis Greenfield on Thursday evening. DeKiya Thomas handed out 25 assists and served three aces. Jala Holloman cranked...

Thursday, September 29, 2016

BOYS' SOCCER: Gators' Avalos knocks in 4 goals, dishes out assist

rcoggins@newsargus.com SEVEN SPRINGS -- Just another day at the office. Or, on the soccer pitch, rather. Gustavo Avalos punched in four goals and logged an assist as Spring Creek cruised past Hobbton, 5-2, in a Carolina 1-A Conference match contested...

BOYS' SOCCER: Lakewood edges Rosewood, 3-2

SALEMBURG -- Lakewood handed Rosewood a 3-2 loss in Carolina 1-A Conference play Wednesday afternoon. Stalen Massengill recorded a goal and assist for the Eagles, who fell to 4-6-0 overall and 0-4-0 in league play. Collin Carter assisted Massengill's goal....

BOYS' SOCCER: Carolina 1A leader James Kenan tops Rebels

CALYPSO -- League-leading James Kenan remained unbeaten in four Carolina 1-A Conference outings with a 6-2 win over North Duplin at H.E. Grubbs Field. Dario Castaneda and Luis Velasquez each punched in an unassisted goal for the Rebels. "We have...

VOLLEYBALL: Eastern Wayne turns back South Central

Junior outside hitter Emily Newsome cranked out 12 kills as Eastern Wayne pulled off a 17-25, 25-15, 27-15, 25-21 triumph over South Central on the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference scene. Alyssa Jackson added nine kills with just one error in...

VOLLEYBALL: Martinez has 11 kills in Gators' 3-set sweep

Fernanda Martinez pounded out 11 kills and Spring Creek turned back James Kenan 25-22, 25-23, 25-14 in a Carolina 1-A Conference match on Wednesday. McKinley Edmondson supplied six kills and three aces. Kayla Herring provided two aces, three digs and...

CROSS COUNTRY: Aycock's Owens places 3rd

WINTERVILLE -- Charles B. Aycock teammates Deshawn Owens and Davis Carroll each finished among the top 10 during an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference meet ran at Boyd Lee Park on Wednesday afternoon. Owens took third individually with a time of...

GIRLS' TENNIS: Rosewood knocks off Princeton

Rosewood knocked off Carolina 1-A Conference rival Princeton, 7-0, on Wednesday afternoon. The teams played pro-set (eight game) matches. Faith Baker, Laura Lintner, Kennedy Behrend, Victoria Hill, Kiandra Taylor and Kaley Hilton each claimed a singles point for the Eagles....

GIRLS' TENNIS: Spring Creek shuts out James Kenan

Spring Creek swept the singles and doubles courts during its 9-0 conquest of Carolina 1-A Conference foe James Kenan on Wednesday. Ivey Rouse, Amanda Haggerty, Kristin Alphin, Chloe Davis, Vanessa Southerland and Azaneth Rodriguez each emerged victorious in singles action....

FOOTBALL CAPSULES: Wayne Christian at Hobgood

WAYNE CHRISTIAN (0-4, 0-3 CCC) AT HOBGOOD (2-2, 1-1) Last time out: Community Christian d. Wayne Christian 56-54; Hobgood Academy d. Lawrence Academy 60-16 Last meeting: First-ever meeting Notable: First-year quarterback DJ Waters is fully recovered from a concussion. Several...

FOOTBALL CAPSULES: North Duplin at Lakewood

NORTH DUPLIN (2-3, 0-0 CAROLINA) AT LAKEWOOD (4-2, 1-0) Last time out: North Duplin d. Lejeune 42-0; Lakewood d. Spring Creek 29-0. Last meeting: 2015, Lakewood won 21-7 Notable: The Leopards have taken the last seven meetings against the Rebels...

FOOTBALL CAPSULES: Eastern Wayne at New Bern

EASTERN WAYNE (3-2, 1-0 ECC) AT NEW BERN (1-4, 1-0) Last time out: Eastern Wayne d. South Central 25-24; New Bern d. Southern Wayne 50-0. Last meeting: 2015, New Bern won 34-7 Notable: New Bern has won the last 15...

PREPS DIGEST: JV, middle schools

JV * Volleyball: South Central d. Eastern Wayne 25-17, 25-21 -- Ziomara Williams had the Warriors' lone kill. Demya Yelverton served three aces, while sophomore Haley Taff collected two aces. Sophomore Brittany Atkinson posted two solo blocks. * Volleyball:...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

UMO: Trojans, Brevard play to 1-1 draw

UMO Media Relations BREVARD -- In-state rivals University of Mount Olive and Brevard College played a 1-1 draw during their non-conference men's soccer match on Tuesday evening. Two lightning delays and lack of lighting ended the game in regulation. The...

BOYS' SOCCER: D.H. Conley turns back Eastern Wayne

Eastern Wayne's varsity soccer team, for the second time in 24 hours, squared off versus a Pitt County member of the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference on Tuesday evening, falling 2-0 to D.H. Conley at New Hope. And from the opening...

BOYS' SOCCER: WCDS runs over Oakwood

bcoley@newsargus.com At halftime of Tuesday's match against The Oakwood School, Wayne Country Day head coach Steve Ellis gathered his team closely, and told them to stay awake. No more words were needed. The players nodded their heads and jogged back...

JV FOOTBALL: S. Central 48, E. Wayne 8

Gera Davis had 100 all-purpose yards and Andy Lewis threw for at least 70 yards passing for the Warriors. Isaac Crossland rushed for approximately 65 yards. Defensive leaders were Equan Tne, Andrew Willis, Jonathan Morgan -- who each logged four...

GOLF: Walnut Creek LGA news

Faye Franklin secured low gross during play on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. Linda Cannon and Betty Holloway won low net and low putts, respectively....

GIRLS' TENNIS: J.H. Rose defeats Eastern Wayne

Bella Bowen and Samantha Roux each emerged victorious in singles action as Eastern Wayne dropped a 6-3 decision to J.H. Rose on the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference scene Tuesday afternoon. Bowen claimed a 6-2, 6-2 decision over Mary Tate Tearney...

BOYS' SOCCER: Saints convert two PKs, defeat South Central

Southern Wayne converted a pair of penalty kicks and handed South Central a 4-1 loss in Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference play Tuesday evening. Adan Reyes and Jose Rodriguez each punched in a PK for the Saints, who ended a four-game...

VOLLEYBALL: Lakewood cruises past North Duplin

CALYPSO -- Lakewood dealt North Duplin a 25-18, 25-20, 25-19 loss in Carolina 1-A Conference play Tuesday evening. Haley Brogden pounded out seven kills and collected nine digs for the Rebels, who slipped to 3-10 overall and 2-7 against league...

VOLLEYBALL: Ayden-Grifton takes down Goldsboro in ECC 2A

AYDEN -- Goldsboro tumbled to 2-2 in Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference play after a 25-23, 25-16, 25-22 loss to Ayden-Grifton on Tuesday afternoon. Becca Pittard led the Cougars with 13 kills. The Cougars (10-7 overall, 2-2 ECC) play host to...

VOLLEYBALL: Oakwood takes 3-set sweep from WCDS

GREENVILLE -- Katie Strickland emerged as the defensive leader with 13 digs in a 22-25, 20-25, 18-25, non-conference loss to The Oakwood School on Tuesday afternoon. Olivia Dively logged eight kills for the Chargers. Wayne Country Day fell to 7-10...

VOLLEYBALL: Princeton sweeps Carolina rival Rosewood

PRINCETON -- Princeton remained unbeaten in Carolina 1-A Conference play with a 25-7, 25-17, 25-11 conquest of rival Rosewood on Tuesday afternoon. Emily Ricks provided five kills, while Daisey Eklund contributed four kills and eight aces. Erika Hines registered three...

VOLLEYBALL: Carreno has 34-assist outing, SC wins in 5 sets

SMITHFIELD -- Ivet Carreno passed out a team-high 34 assists during Spring Creek's come-from-behind 22-25, 21-25, 25-21, 25-14, 15-10 triumph over Carolina 1-A Conference foe Neuse Charter on Tuesday. Fernanda Martinez cranked out 17 kills, served three aces and collected...

FOOTBALL: North Duplin shuts out Lejeune

CAMP LEJEUNE -- Kenny Sheppard rushed for 133 yards and three touchdowns during North Duplin's 42-0, non-conference victory over Lejeune. Sheppard scored on runs of 12, 15 and 1 yard. Colby Bass added 77 yards on the ground, including...

PREPS DIGEST: JV, middle schools

JV * Volleyball: Charles B. Aycock d. Greene Central 25-9, 25-12 -- Sophomore Daelyn Brock led the Golden Falcons' offense with four kills. Brianna Martin, Ansleigh Boyd and Abigail Lancaster contributed two kills apiece. McKenzie Norris served nice aces...

BOX: North Duplin football at Lejeune

North Duplin 21 14 7 0 -- 42 Lejeune 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter ND -- Bass 7 run (Craig kick), 9:16 ND -- Sheppard 12 run (Craig kick), 4:04 ND -- Sheppard 15 run (Craig kick),...

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

VOLLEYBALL: Eagles defeat Rebels in close match

A conservative, off-speed shot? Nah. Let's put this one away. Hannah Daniels tooled a kill off a North Duplin block attempt and served a match-clinching ace as Rosewood claimed a 25-27, 26-24, 25-18, 25-23 victory in Carolina 1-A Conference play...

SOCCER: Avalos, Gators keep Eagles grounded

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Run touchlines with reckless abandon. Play each ball with deft, one-touch class. Shout at one another when necessary. And when in doubt, fire on goal. That is the modus operandi this fall on the south end of...

GOLF: Sauls paces C.B. Aycock

 AYDEN -- Abby Sauls carded a nine-hole round of 46 and Charles B. Aycock finished second overall in an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference meet played at Ayden Country Club on Monday. Leah Campbell fired a 49 and Anna Williams posted...

VOLLEYBALL: Golden Falcons sweep Greene Central

SNOW HILL -- Charles B. Aycock completed its regular-season sweep of Greene Central 25-23, 25-15, 25-6 on Monday afternoon. Arlanda Faulkner paced the Golden Falcons' offense with 20 kills and seven service aces, while Cyerra Carter contributed five kills. Hannah...

VOLLEYBALL: Wayne Christian falls to Cape Fear Christian

Hannah Sladick recorded 22 kills and 13 digs during Wayne Christian's 29-31, 19-25, 22-25 loss to Cape Fear Christian on Monday evening. Mercy Wright had six kills and one block. Ashlee Harrelson supplied five kills and 12 digs. Sarah Sawyer...

CROSS COUNTRY: Eagles, Chargers compete

Gray Young turned in a third-place time of 22 minutes, 35 seconds and helped Wayne Country Day edge Wilson Christian, 20-22, in a girls' meet contested Monday afternoon. Teammate Ashton Gupton crossed the line seventh in 24:13. Teammates Sophie de...

SOCCER: EW wins first conference match

Eastern Wayne snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over J.H. Rose on Monday. The Warriors' Josh Gross scored the lone goal within the first 90 seconds of the game. EW goalie Daniel Stevens tallied the shutout. The...

SOCCER: SW drops game against D.H. Conley

Southern Wayne dropped a 3-1 match to D.H. Conley on Monday afternoon. The Saints (2-6-1, 0-4 ECC) travel to South Central today....

SOCCER: Goldsboro wins first conference match

The Cougars clinched a 3-2 victory over North Lenoir Monday afternoon. Ruben Quiroz , Michael Eovine and Chris Pate each registered a goal. Goldsboro hosts Kinston on Wednesday....

JV DIGEST

* Volleyball: Rosewood d. North Duplin 25-12, 24-26, 15-3 -- Sophomore Maddie Honn collected five kills for the Eagles, who improved to 3-3 in Carolina 1-A Conference play. Rylee Meyers had seven assists. * Soccer: J.H. Rose 1, Eastern Wayne...

MIDDLE SCHOOL DIGEST

* Volleyball: Rosewood d. Spring Creek 25-6, 25-15, 22-25, 22-25, 15-5 -- McKenzie Amodeo served 11 aces and collected two kills in the Eagles' five-set win Monday afternoon. Alissa Price, Virginia Edmondson and Taylor Smith emerged as the leaders for...

NRYFL: Falcons soar past Grantham

* 12-Under: C.B. Aycock 39, Grantham 0 -- James O'Neal, Landon Frazier, Landon Bridgers, Armani Holmes, Zymez Howard and Amonte Pitts each scored a touchdown in the Little Falcons' win. Braxton Morton and Matthew Walton each added a two-point conversion....

Monday, September 26, 2016

UMO: Kaeding leads Trojans' charge with opening-round 72

UMO Media Relations HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Julia Kaeding posted an opening-round 72 and shared seventh place among individual golfers after day one during the Battle of Old South. UMO is 16th in the team standings. Paula Guridi is tied...

NRYFL: Mount Olive takes two from North Duplin

Neuse River Youth FL * 8-Under: Mount Olive 34, North Duplin 6 -- Trayvon Usher rushed for two touchdowns. Alissa Brown, Ethan Keith and Ethan Nelson provided one TD apiece. Defensive leaders were Landon Schroeder (fumble recovery) and Keith Best...

Saturday, September 24, 2016

FOOTBALL: Warriors' defense stops South Central

Eastern Wayne's offense didn't finish the job. It's defense did. South Central cashed in two fourth-quarter fumbles, but the Warriors closed the bank before the Falcons could make their final two withdrawals on Friday evening. Sophomore free safety Junious...

FOOTBALL: Southern Wayne shut out by New Bern

NEW BERN -- New Bern exploded for 23 first-quarter points and posted a 50-0 victory over Southern Wayne in the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference opener for both teams Friday evening. The Bears held the Saints to 130 yards of...

FOOTBALL: Rosewood lights up Hobbton

NEWTON GROVE -- Rosewood posted two touchdowns in each quarter and hammered out a 56-34 shootout win over Hobbton in the Carolina 1-A Conference opener for both teams Friday evening. Cameron Helt, Tronqull Blue and Michael Reid accounted for...

FOOTBALL: Lakewood's defense stifles Spring Creek

SEVEN SPRINGS -- This season, Spring Creek has identified itself as a pass-first, run-later offense. The Gators committed to the run against Lakewood. One week ago, they did the same against Southside. The switch did little to improve SC's chances....

FOOTBALL: Gibson, Bulldogs run past James Kenan

PRINCETON -- As the old saying goes, too many cooks spoil the broth. Princeton dispelled that notion Friday evening, rushing as a team for 354 yards and four touchdowns to turn back Carolina 1-A Conference foe James Kenan, 30-22, in...

FOOTBALL: Goldsboro falls to Farmville Central

FARMVILLE -- Farmville Central pitched a shutout for three quarters and cruised past Goldsboro, 36-6, on Friday evening. The Cougars' lone score was a 27-yard TD pass from KJ Alston to Jacob Owens. Alston concluded the night 8 of...

FOOTBALL: Wayne Christian falls short against Community Christian

Wayne Christian set two single-game school records during its 56-54 loss to Colonial Carolina Conference 8-man football foe Community Christian on Friday evening. The Eagles returned two kickoffs to the house -- a 85-yard romp by Austin Kornegay and...

DIGEST: Weekend

Boys' soccer Wayne Country Day 9, Pope John Paul 0 * Nine different players got into the scoring act as Wayne Country Day throttled Pope John Paul, 9-0, on the Coastal Plains Independent 1-A Conference scene Friday afternoon. Noah Adkins...

BOX: Southern Wayne football @ New Bern

Southern Wayne 0 0 0 0 -- 0 New Bern 23 20 0 7 -- 50 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING: Southern Wayne -- Quentin Carlton 50; Manny Walker 33; Shawntwon Leach 6; Erin Ermilus 21. PASSING: Southern Wayne -- Carlton 1-14-1,...

BOX: South Central football @ Eastern Wayne

South Central 12 0 0 12 -- 24 Eastern Wayne 5 13 7 0 -- 25 First quarter SC -- Smith 78 kickoff return (kick failed), 11:48 EW -- Safety (ball snapped out of end zone), 7:54 EW -- Dove...

BOX: Rosewood football @ Hobbton

Rosewood 14 14 14 14 -- 56 Hobbton 8 7 6 13 -- 34 First quarter R -- Helt 45 run (Aburto kick) R -- Godwin 17 pass from Helt (Massengill kick) Second quarter R -- Godwin 12 pass from...

BOX: Lakewood football @ Spring Creek

Lakewood 15 0 14 0 -- 29 Spring Creek 0 0 0 0 -- 0 First quarter L -- Safety, 8:13 L -- Bennett 38 pass from Tanner (kick failed), 5:47 L -- Oates 16 run (Campos kick), 1:33 Third...

BOX: James Kenan football @ Princeton

James Kenan 2 0 14 6 -- 22 Princeton 8 0 14 8 -- 30 First quarter P -- Gibson Jr. 1 run (run failed), 4:57 JK -- Safety, 3:13 Third quarter JK -- Wilson 53 run (Benitez kick), 11:43...

BOX: Goldsboro football @ Farmville Central

Goldsboro 0 0 0 6 -- 6 Farmville Central 14 8 14 0 -- 36 Fourth quarter G -- Owens 27 pass from Alston (run failed) INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING: Goldsboro -- Dennis Coley 1-4; Darius Rodgers 2-8; Zxavior Bowden 11-53;...

BOX: Community Christian football @ Wayne Christian

Community 14 14 16 12 -- 56 Wayne Christian 16 24 14 0 -- 54 First quarter CC -- Winstead 6 run (run good), 9:47 WCS -- Kornegay 85 kickoff return (Preskitt pass from Waters), 9:35 WCS -- Kornegay 70...