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  • West Brunswick athletes make...

    Staff photo by Michael Paul

    Fourteen West Brunswick athletes publicly announced their college intentions April 27.

    In the front are Carly Koblitz, Danielle Butterworth, Harrison Campbell, Clay VanSteen, Josh Woodard and Trevor Wilson. In the back are Emily Clemmons, J.T. Long, Tyler McDuffie, Johnathan Carlyle, Garrison Gause, Taye Vereen, LeGarick Jeffries and Tariq Thomas. Read stories on this website.

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  • Three West Brunswick lacrosse...

    SHALLOTTE — Three West Brunswick lacrosse players publicly announced their college choices April 27.

    J.T. Long signed with Averett University, which begins its first men’s lacrosse season in 2018. Long is an attackman.

    West is in its third year of lacrosse.

    “We were looking for leadership,” West coach Steve Corbett said, “and we had a number of boys who actually exhibited it. One has stood out very well: J.T. Long.

  • Four West Brunswick baseball...

    SHALLOTTE — Four West Brunswick baseball players publicly accepted college offers April 27 at West.

    Pitcher Johnathan Carlyle has signed with USC Upstate.

    “It’s a good school,” Carlyle said. “They have nice facilities. Great coaches. I just felt I could fit in there.”

    Through 20 games this season, Carlyle is 2-2 with two saves. Carlyle has an ERA of 1.34. He has pitched 52.1 innings, striking out 48 and walking 21.

    He is batting .500 (26 for 52 with nine doubles) with 18 RBIs, the most for the Trojans.

  • Wilson to continue running...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior Trevor Wilson publicly accepted an offer April 27 from University of Mount Olive to participate in cross country and track.

    Wilson plans to study exercise science, he said.

    “He’s been one of our top runners,” West cross-country coach Jimmy Caraway said.

    “He has won Most Dedicated and Most Improved awards.”

    Wilson said he became interested in the program in December, when coach Matt van Lierop emailed him.

  • Woodard to play basketball for...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick senior basketball player Josh Woodard publicly accepted an offer April 27 from Brunswick Community College.

    Woodard is a 6-foot-6, 200-pound forward.

    “He was a varsity player for almost four full years, and that’s rare for almost any kid,” said Chris Surigao, West assistant basketball coach. “He led West Brunswick to probably the best records we ever had, except those years when we won the state title. The legacy he left here will, hopefully, translate to the younger guys that are coming up.”

  • Two West Brunswick football...

    SHALLOTTE — Two West Brunswick football players publicly accepted offers April 27 from colleges.

    LeGarick Jeffries signed with Chowan University. Jeffries (6 feet, 260 pounds) was a second-team all-conference lineman in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference.

    Chowan competes in the CIAA and was 4-3 last year. Overall, Chowan was 6-4 last year and had a winning record for the second consecutive year, a first in Chowan's NCAA Division II era. 

  • West Brunswick beats Topsail 3-0...

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team beat Topsail 3-0 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference game April 25 at West.

    The victory gave West a 4-0 record against Topsail and South, the other 3A teams in the conference. The Trojans are 4-5-1 in the MEC, 10-5-1 overall.

    Topsail is 0-8-1 in the conference, 4-8-5 overall.

    “I didn’t realize they were plagued with injuries,” West coach Richard Dominguez said. “They were thin. But they still played hard. Fortunately for us, we came out on top.”

  • Two West golfers, two South...

    Two West Brunswick golfers and two South Brunswick golfers have qualified for the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional.

    The regional, May 2 at Lane Tree Golf Course in Goldsboro, is a qualifier for the state championship tournament the following week.

    The four golfers qualified for the regional in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference championship tournament April 25 at Magnolia Greens.

    South freshman Walker Isley shot a 1-over par 73 on the 6,280-yard course and finished second overall. Junior teammate Xavier Williams shot a 79.

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