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Today's Sports

  • West, South tie 3-3 in soccer

     SHALLOTTE  —  The West Brunswick and South Brunswick girls’ soccer teams played to a 3-3 tie Thursday, April 23, at West.

    West sophomore Claire McNeil forced overtime when she scored with 6.1 seconds left.

    She then scored 36 seconds into overtime in giving the Trojans a 3-2 lead. South tied the score about 6 minutes later on a long-range kick by Amanda Goelz.

    West is 1-5-1 in the conference, 8-5-2 overall. West beat South 3-1 April 2.

  • Trojans defeat North Myrtle Beach

     

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) 13-2  in four and one-half innings in a non-conference baseball game Wednesday, April 22, on Mike Alderson Field.

    The Trojans (16-4) took advantage of NMB mistakes in winning the game with five hits and nine walks. The Trojans stole six bases. NMB is 8-12.

     West scored four runs in the second on one hit one error, two passed balls and four stolen bases. The Trojans scored seven runs in the third and two in the fourth.

  • Scorpions’ Klutz signs with Lees...

     LELAND — North Brunswick senior softball player Kasey Klutz signed a letter of intent Wednesday, April 22, to attend Lees-McRae College.

    The scholarship is worth $8,000 Klutz’s first year, renewable through her senior season.

    “She’s a great kid,” North softball coach Brittney Lehrschall said. “She works extremely hard. One of our leaders. She’s competitive. She’s a huge difference on the field.”

  • Mideastern 3A Conference track...

     West Brunswick’s girls’ and boys’ track teams won the Mideastern 3A Conference championship track and field meet April 21 at West.

    In the three-team girls’ meet, West scored 83 points, Topsail 62.5 and South 32.5.

    In the boys’ meet, West scored 71.5 points, South 50 and Topsail 45.5.

    In the girls’ meet, Paige Lowery won the 100 hurdles (19.30) and the 300 hurdles (55.35).

  • Trojans defeat North in soccer

     

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 8-0 in a non-conference soccer game Monday, April 20.

    The victory completed a season sweep. West beat North 5-3 March 10.

    In the rematch, West scored six goals in the first half, the first two in 12 minutes by junior Tea Davis.

    After the Scorpions allowed an own goal, sophomore Claire McNeil scored on a shot from near the left post.

  • BCC beats Patrick Henry CC,...

     

    BOLIVIA —  The Brunswick Community College baseball team beat Patrick Henry Community College 9-3 Sunday, April 19, at Founders Field.

    BCC scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth in taking a 3-2 lead. The Dolphins scored five in the seventh and one in the eighth on the way to the victory.

    BCC finished with 13 hits. Taylor Stephens had a hit, a walk and was hit by a pitch.

  • West golfer Patterson wins...

     Staff Report

    West Brunswick junior Landon Patterson shot an even-par 72 in winning the Mideastern Conference golf tournament  April 20 at Pine Valley. The course layout was 6,418 yards.

    In the team competition, Laney was first (321) and West second (323).

    For West, senior Drew Boyer shot an 81, sophomore Tucker Vaughan an 81 and senior Cole

    Snyder an 89.

    South Brunswick was sixth (389) in the seven-team tourney. Xavier Williams shot an 83.

  • Shot put titlist Derrick Wheeler...

     LELAND — Coach Garry Bishop stood next to the table where North Brunswick senior Derrick Wheeler was seated and spoke about the traits that have made Wheeler a three-time state champion in the shot put.

    In North’s gym April 15 before many students and with family present, Wheeler was about to sign a letter of intent to attend N.C. A&T State University. Before Wheeler signed, Bishop read from two pages of notes about why Wheeler has succeeded. Among the traits: coachable, respectful, likable, dedicated.

  • Cook, St. Andrews finish regular...

     Troy Baranik

    St. Andrews SID

    Kim Cook pitched St. Andrews to a 2-0 victory as it swept its final two games of the softball season against conference foe Truett-McConnell College (Ga.) April 13 in Laurinburg.

    With the victories, SAU finished fifth and 12-8 in the AAC. The 12 victories are SAU’s most conference victories since the 2004 team also had 12 (but in Division II).

  • Sloup receives Big South golf...

     Winthrop senior Jennifer Dilger and freshman Ashley Sloup have been voted to receive Big South Conference women's golf awards at the 2015 Big South Championship tournament in Georgetown, S.C.

    Sloup, a South Brunswick graduate, was voted to the All-Freshman team after averaging 78.74 strokes in 19 rounds. She had two top-10 finishes and four top-20 finishes in Winthrop’s eight tournaments.