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  • South Brunswick relay fourth in...

    South Brunswick’s boys finished tied for fourth with Concord in the 200-yard freestyle relay in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state swimming meet Friday, Feb. 12, at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.

    Owen Bell, Tyler Bowersox, Chris Anselmo and Matt Anselmo swam the race in 1 minute, 31.73 seconds. Bowersox swam the final lap 0.02 seconds quicker than Concord’s final swimmer, and that led to the dead heat.

    Three teams swam the race quicker than 1:30. Chapel Hill won in 1:28.42 and went on to win the state title.

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  • North Brunswick girls finish...

    Taylor Perkins scored 14 points and Unique Hines 13 in North Brunswick’s 65-58 conference loss Feb. 9 at Northside.

    Kayla Stephens scored 34 points for Northside, 8-1 and tied for first in the East Central Conference, 18-3 overall.

    Northside led 36-31 at halftime and outscored the Scorpions 17-12 in the third quarter on the way to the victory.

    Perkins also had six rebounds, five steals and three assists. Hines had five rebounds and three assists. Bailey Evans had nine rebounds. Jada Bellamy had eight rebounds.

  • West Brunswick vs. Topsail boys...

    Photos from West Brunswick’s 74-58 victory Feb. 9 against Topsail.

  • Super Bowl golf: Something to try

    We tend to think golf competitions are terribly serious affairs. We either look forward to or dread club championships, member-guest days and interclub matches. We take a deep breath, tee it up and try our best to shoot the lowest round of our career, thereby ensuring a good time.

    What if we could have a great time, even if we didn’t come close to our average score?

    It can be done, and with every participant having a ripsnorting good time.

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  • West Brunswick beats Topsail in...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Topsail 52-46 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference girls’ basketball game Feb. 9.

    Logan Locklear scored 15 points, Natyra Gore 12 and Jaida Allen nine for the Trojans, who improved to 3-8 in the conference, 9-12 overall. Dyna Jeffries scored six points, Gwenna Gentle and Breanna Mercer each scored four points and Bria Bond two points.

    Topsail also is 3-8 in the conference. The victory kept West alive for the No. 1 3A team from the conference for the state playoffs. Topsail had beaten West 46-35 Jan. 15. 

  • West Brunswick’s Ruppart wins...

    Staff Report

    West Brunswick senior Dustin Ruppart won the 200-yard freestyle Saturday, Feb. 6, in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A Eastern Regional swimming championships at the Triangle Aquatic Center.

    The event was a qualifier for the state meet, set to begin 1:45 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Pullen Aquatic Center in Raleigh. The top eight times qualify for state.

    Ruppart won the race in 1 minute, 48.45 seconds. His winning margin was 1.03 seconds. 

  • Trojan wrestlers reach regional...

    The West Brunswick wrestling team lost 34-33 to unbeaten and eventual state champion Morehead in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A East Regional duals tournament Feb. 4 in Asheboro.

    West, coached by Jimmy Caraway, finishes the team season 22-3. (The NCHSAA individual regional is next weekend at Corinth Holders High School and the individual state tournament is the following weekend.)