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Today's Sports

  • Sturdivant earns player-of-the-...

     West Brunswick goalkeeper Joi Sturdivant garnered player-of-the-week accolades after a pair of strong performances against Ashley on March 13 and Laney on March 15, women’s soccer coach Mike Adcock said.

    “Joi made some incredible saves,” the head coach added. “She’s been really solid in the net for us.” 

  • Local boys lead Dolphins to two-...

    Hunter Ashburn and Zach Johnson gave opponents headaches in recent years as members of the West Brunswick High School varsity baseball team.

    The dynamic local duo are continuing wreak havoc on opposing pitching, but they’re now doing at the junior college level for head coach Robbie Allen’s Brunswick Community College Dolphins.

    Ashburn and Johnson combined to go 7-for-10 with a home run and five RBI in a 10-1 victory Saturday, March 24, over New River Community College (Va.) on Saturday, March 24, in Supply.

  • Bats power Dolphins to series...

     After struggling out of the gate to an 8-8 start through the season’s first month, the Brunswick Community College baseball squad has rebounded in a big way with victories in six of its last seven games.

    The hot streak continued last weekend when the Dolphins powered their way to a 16-8 series-clinching victory over Southeastern Community College on Sunday, March 18.

    Former West Brunswick standout Hunter Ashburn, who started Sunday’s series finale at catcher, clubbed a three-run home run and scored a trio of runs to lead BCC.

  • You win some, you lose some and...

     See the headline?

    That’s what my father used to tell me when I competed in youth sports. If you’re going to lace ‘em up and compete in athletics, you better learn quickly how to handle defeat.

    I’m sure Carolina fans around this area aren’t in the best of moods after this past Sunday’s shellacking at the hands of a remarkably athletic Texas A&M squad.

    Let’s call it what it was.

  • Trojan baseball team drops two...

     West Brunswick’s varsity baseball team fell to 4-5 overall after dropping two of three games last week.

    The Trojans nearly avenged an earlier loss to North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) during a tightly-contested game Saturday, March 17, at Mike Alderson Field in Shallotte.

    West Brunswick held a one-run, 2-1 lead with two outs in the top of the seventh inning, but the Chiefs tied the game with a two-out, run-scoring single to force extra innings.

  • Williams, Maldonado pitch Scorps...

     North Brunswick’s Jessica Williams fired a no-hitter and struck out eight batters in her squad’s 16-0 victory in five innings over West Columbus on Thursday, March 15.

    Williams helped her own cause with a career day at the plate as she finished 4-for-4 with three doubles and three RBI.

    Jamie Reece posted an impressive stat line with a 3-for-4 performance that included a triple, two stolen bases, two RBI and three runs scored.

  • West women’s lacrosse squad...

     West Brunswick’s women’s lacrosse team improved to 5-1 and 3-1 in Mideastern Conference play with a 9-4 victory over Laney in Wilmington on Friday, March 16.

    The Trojans built a 6-1 halftime lead and played the Buccaneers to a draw in the second half to earn their third league victory in four tries in 2018.

    Junior Gwenna Gentle netted four goals and dished out three assists, while Kara Cheers and Cecelia Vergara each scored two goals to lead West Brunswick’s offensive attack.

  • West tennis team earns first win...

     West Brunswick’s men’s tennis team earned a victory over Ashley last week for its first win of the campaign.

    The Trojan men won five of six singles matches and earned a pair of doubles’ wins to claim a 7-2 decision over the Screaming Eagles at Ocean Isle Beach Park on March 13.

    West suffered a 9-0 defeat against Laney in Wilmington on Thursday, March 15.

  • West Brunswick High School...

     Listed are the schedules for each of the eight West Brunswick High School spring varsity sports.

     

    Baseball

    March 1 at Carolina Forest (Carolina Border Battle), 5 p.m.

    March 2 at High Point Christian Academy (part of Carolina Border Battle at Carolina Forest), 5 p.m.

    March 3 at Indian Land High School (part of Carolina Border Battle at Carolina Forest), 9:30 a.m.

    March 7 vs. Norfolk Christian Academy, 5 p.m.

    March 10 at North Myrtle Beach (S.C.), 1:30 p.m.

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