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    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick girls’ basketball team lost its season opener 41-35 to Wilmington Christian in a non-conference game Nov. 17.

    For West, sophomore Logan Locklear scored 10 points. Sophomore Jaida Allen scored 10 points and had eight steals. Sophomore Natyra Gore scored seven points and had seven rebounds. Junior Kaitlyn Bellamy had six rebounds. Senior Myyah Brown and freshman Breanna Mercer each scored four points.

  • BCC’s Yarbrough signs with...

    Brunswick Community College sophomore Nick Yarbrough signed a letter of intent Nov. 18 to attend Campbell University and play baseball.

    In 41 games last season, Yarbrough batted .340, according to NJCAA statistics. He walked 10 times and his OBP was .384. He had 28 RBIs and scored 29 runs. He hit 13 doubles and one home run. He walked 10 times and scored 29 runs.

    A third baseman, Yarbrough had 105 chances and made nine errors, a fielding average of .914.

  • Scorpions’ White signs with UNC...

    By Michael Paul

    Sports Editor

    LELAND — North Brunswick senior Summer White has signed a letter of intent to attend UNC Pembroke and play softball.

    White was an infielder/outfielder last season for the Scorpions, who finished 9-1 in the East Central Conference, 18-6 overall. In 15 games, White batted .227 (with an OBP of .346). She stole six bases and scored 17 runs. Her fielding average was .944.

  • Thrilling golf: Rogers, Pacula...

    On a crisp, clear November weekend, club champions from around the county faced off in the annual Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions on Saturday, Nov. 14, and Sunday, Nov. 15, at Lockwood Folly Golf Course.

    Jayla Rogers of Magnolia Greens won the women’s division by one stroke over defending champion Billie Ellwanger when Rogers holed a 25-foot putt on the last hole.

    Tucker Pacula of Oak Island Golf Club won the men’s division in a playoff against Dave Lucas (Brierwood).

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  • Trojans lose to No. 1 Sanford in...

    FAYETTEVILLE — Terry Sanford High School beat West Brunswick 41-20 in a first-round game of the North Carolina High School class 3AA football state playoffs Friday, Nov. 13.

    Sanford, which finished 6-0 in the Cape Fear Valley Conference, improved to 11-1 and advanced to a second-round game against Wilson Hunt (9-3).

    West finishes the season 5-7.

  • West catcher Ashburn signs with...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Hunter Ashburn has signed a letter of intent to attend University of South Carolina Aiken and play baseball.

    “They gave me the best offer possible,” Ashburn said. “I went to visit and I really liked the coaches. I really liked the university, I liked the field.”

    Aiken is about a four-hour drive from Shallotte.

    “Coaches really made me feel at home,” Ashburn said. “They felt like my friend as soon as I met them. Made me feel really comfortable.”

  • BCC pitcher’s perseverance leads...

    Nolan Clenney, a right-handed sophomore pitcher for the Brunswick Community College baseball team, has signed a letter of intent to attend N.C. State University.

    “Well deserved,” BCC baseball coach Robbie Allen said. “Good young man, good in the classroom, good on the field and very capable. I think he’ll do well. He just works hard at what he’s doing. I’m glad for him.

    “They’ll pitch him and let him DH because he’s a left-handed hitter.”

  • Scorpions’ soccer season ends in...

    TOWN CREEK — Croatan beat North Brunswick 3-2 Saturday, Nov. 7,  at the Town Creek Park soccer field in the second round of the state soccer playoffs.

    The Cougars scored all their goals in the second half as they improved to 11-9-3 and moved on to the third round. North finishes the season 13-8-2.