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  • Lady Trojans win final game of conference season

     By Sarah Sue Ingram

    Beacon Correspondent

    SHALLOTTE —For her senior sendoff, she sent one out of the park.

    Leilani Emile blasted a two-run homer in West’s 8-4 win over Ashley on senior night, the last regular-season home game for five Trojan seniors, Thursday, April 30.

    Emile’s blast over the left-field fence was her sixth home run of the year.

  • Lenoir sweeps BCC in doubleheader

    Staff Report

    BCC lost 8-0 in eight innings and 18-5 in seven innings to Lenoir in a doubleheader Saturday, May 2, at Founders Field

    In the first game, BCC was held to one hit.

    In the second game, Lenoir scored nine runs in the top of the fourth inning on the way to the victory. BCC made four errors in the loss.

    The Dolphins had nine hits. Dillon Stewart was 3-for-4 with a triple. Chase Gehringer hit a home run in the bottom of the first. Nick Debo hit a double.

    BCC is 11-5 in region, 29-15 overall.

  • Scorpions’ Ramsey signs with Alverno College

     LELAND — North Brunswick senior basketball guard Nikayla Ramsey completed a celebratory signing form Friday, May 1, to attend Alverno College.

    Alverno is a Catholic women’s college in Milwaukee. The Inferno competes in NCAA Division III.

  • Trojans finish 7-5 in MEC baseball

     West Brunswick beat Ashley 6-4 Thursday, April 30, on the final day of the Mideastern 4A/3A Conference baseball season on Mike Alderson Field.

    The Trojans finished 7-5 in the conference; Ashley, which made five errors, finished 5-7.

    The conference championship tournament is next week. The state playoffs are the following week.

    Ashley led 3-1 before West scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth in taking a 5-3 lead.

  • West’s Cheers to continue basketball career at Hampden-Sydney

     SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior basketball player Gray Cheers has signed a letter of intent to attend Hampden-Sydney College.

    “They were the first school to talk to me,” he said Thursday, April 30. “I think it was my sophomore year.

    “All it was, was a letter. But it was still an honor to just to know that somebody was looking at me that early.

  • VIDEO: North Brunswick in conference track meet

     LELAND — North Brunswick won nine events in finishing first in the East Central Conference boys’ track and field championship meet April 29.

    North scored 186 points, and 62 of those came from the three jump events.

    Croatan was second (134) in the six-team event.

    Jayhlen Washington won three individual events: the 110-meter hurdles (14.6 seconds), the triple jump (46 feet, 7.5 inches) and the long jump (23-2.5).

  • Shallotte Police report

    Shallotte police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 16

    Larceny of portable storage devices worth $132 from Wal-Mart.

    April 19

    Larceny of shrimp from Lowes Food.

    April 20

    Phillip Chad Cody, 48, was arrested on a charge of larceny by an employee.

    Identity theft; someone used the victim’s identification to start a business.

  • Leland Police report

    Leland police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last two weeks. All information is taken directly from incident and arrest reports.

    April 20

    Larceny of several power tools from a tool shed at a Highland Hills residence.

    Larceny of 13 sheets of oriented strand board from a construction site on Cross Water Circle.

    April 21

    Lindsey Cordrey was arrested on an order for arrest from Brunswick County on a simple assault charge.

    April 22

  • Holden Beach Police report

    Holden Beach police investigated the following incidents and made the following arrests in the last month. All information is taken directly from police incident and arrest reports.

    March 1

    Breaking and entering – non-forced entry, larceny of a flat-screen television worth $500 from a Serenity Lane residence.

    March 5

    Aggravated assault on Marker 55 using a blunt object.

    March. 13

    Rape reported at an apartment on Ocean Boulevard West.

    March 16

  • West Brunswick second in MEC championship golf tournament

     

    LELAND — West Brunswick finished second in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference championship golf tournament April 28 at Magnolia Greens.

    West shot a 325 and finished 10 strokes behind Laney.

    The Trojans’ top golfer was junior Landon Patterson, who shot a 4-over-par 76 on the 6,200-yard course. He finished third overall.

    Sophomore Tucker Vaughan shot an 80, freshman Spencer Faircloth an 84, senior Drew Boyer an 83 and senior Cole Snyder an 85.