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Community Sports

  • Carla Zio scores 32nd goal of season
    Staff Report Carla Zio scored five goals and Kasey Piver and and Nicole Turner one each as West Brunswick beat South Columbus 7-0 April 18. Zio has scored 32 goals this season, tying the team record set last year by sister Julianna. Jordan Sanchez, Taylor Esposito, Karson Lewis and Amanda Davinson each had an assist. Meg Fletcher had two saves. West plays its final home game of the regular season at 6:30 p.m. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs begin May 9. West JV
  • Shallotte Shock advance to championship
    Staff Report The Shallotte Shock under-12 girls’ soccer team won 3-0 over the weekend and advanced to the championship game.
  • BCC wins one, loses one against Surry
    Staff Report On Saturday in Dobson, the Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Surry Community College 5-1 in nine innings and lost 6-5 in seven innings. In the first game, Bryson Benton was 3-for-5 with two RBIs. He hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning in giving BCC a 3-0 lead. Tyler Ruffin was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Jonathan Corbett was 2-for-5 with one RBI. He and Ruffin drove in runs in the seventh inning as BCC took a 5-1 lead.
  • North loses to Whiteville in game for first place
    By Shannon Leslie Beacon Correspondent LELAND—The North Brunswick Scorpions baseball team was riding high on an eight-game winning streak when they hosted conference rival Whiteville on Friday. North won the previous meeting 8-6 at Whiteville back in March, but this time, even with a late comeback by North, Whiteville held on for a 9-7 victory. The victory put Whiteville in first in the conference and dropped North into a three-way for second.
  • Sports calendar
    Zumbathon is April 26 at BCC Brunswick Community College student-athletes will be hosting a Zumbathon from 6-8 p.m. April 26 to help raise money for the 2012 Relay for Life. The Zumbathon will be a $10 donation and will be on campus at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness and Aquatics Center.
  • Trojans, Scorpions win in tourney semifinals
    West Brunswick 6 South Brunswick 0 West Brunswick advanced to the title championship game by beating South Brunswick 6-0 April 10. Ryan Caison pitched a seven-inning two hitter. He walked four and struck out five. South center fielder Willie McRae ended scoring threats in the first and second innings when he assisted on double plays.
  • Coaches select best basketball players
    Staff Report Waccamaw Conference boys’ and girls’ basketball coaches have voted to determine the best players in the conference. These are their selections. West Brunswick Jasmine Jackson, a senior forward, is first team. She averaged 15.3 points and 12 rebounds a game. She blocked nearly four shots a game.  She scored 306 of the team’s 719 points. Nicole Turner, a senior forward, is second team. She averaged 5.8 points a game and led in assists.
  • Sports calendar
    Zumbathon is April 26 at BCC Brunswick Community College student-athletes will host a Zumbathon from 6-8 p.m. April 26 to help raise money for the 2012 Relay for Life. The Zumbathon will be a $10 donation and will be on campus at the Dinah E. Gore Fitness and Aquatics Center. Adult men’s, women’s softball
  • Ocean Ridge Bowling League honors champs
    Staff report On March 29, the Ocean Ridge Bowling League ended its 13th season with an awards banquet at Planet Fun’s Starz Restaurant in Shallotte. Many of the 104 league members and 40 substitutes who bowl during the season, including many spouses, were in attendance as league president Steve Miller presented the awards. Team awards Overall team winner: O’Henry (Mary Fitzgerald, Roberta Goryance, Henry Re and Ed Riggs).
  • Shallotte Shock remains unbeaten with 2-2 tie
    Staff Report The Shallotte Shock U12 girls’ soccer team remains unbeaten this season but was tied 2-2 last weekend. Entering every game with a big target on it, the Shallotte Shock had to work hard to pull out a tie. This week some new stars emerged, keeping the Shock’s unbeaten record intact. Amity Croft, a defensive specialist, scored her first goal of the season with an excellent shot on goal off a corner kick placed into the box by Ashley Oakes.