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Today's Sports

  • North finishes 3-0 in tourney

    The North Brunswick baseball team had the most impressive performance of the six teams in the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational.
    For the tournament, North pitching gave up three runs in three victories. North, a Class 2A team, won all its games against Class 4A teams.
    “Our pitching has been strong all year,” coach Randy Fennell said. “But at times we’ve just played terrible defense. But that has been coming around.”

  • North beats N.J. team in thriller

    In the top of the eighth inning, Scorpion right-fielder Kyle Hufham threw out a Winslow Township runner at home plate trying to score from third on a sacrifice fly. Hufham hit his own sacrifice fly in the bottom of the inning to plate D.J. Graham in leading North to a victory in the first game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational Monday at West Brunswick High School.

  • Area results

    BEACHCOMBERS
    The Beachcombers played at Cypress Bay. Low gross: Randy Cogdill, 84; Bob Byrne, 86; Paul Michal, 86; Charlie Shore, 87; Jamie Cogdill, 88; Bob Smith, 89. Low nets: Smith, 67; Byrne, 68; Jamie Cogdill, 68; Shore, 69. Team two low nets per hole: Reggie Auten, R. Cogdill, J. Cogdill and Shore at 25-under par. Golfer of the week was Smith.

    BRICK LANDING LGA

  • West golf team second in tourney

    Host West Bladen and West Brunswick finished ahead of conference leader South Brunswick in a conference tourney March 31 at Carolina Sands at White Lake.
    For the tournament, West Bladen finished at 321, West Brunswick 323, South Brunswick 334, Whiteville 343, North Brunswick 376, East Bladen 385 and South Columbus 487.

  • BCC baseball team has record-...

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team has completed the most successful and noteworthy week in the history of the three-year program.
    On March 31, the Dolphins, an NJCCA Division II team that does not offer scholarships, beat Pitt Community College, an NJCCA Division I team that entered the game ranked No. 2 in the nation.

  • Padgett’s discus throw...

    Kayla Padgett’s discus throw highlighted West Brunswick’s victory in a three-team meet March 31 at North Brunswick.
    West scored 68.5 points and North 67.5. South Columbus scored six points.
    West won nine events, the most notable victory being Padgett’s in the discus throw. Her mark of 115-1, in the fourth meet of her high school career, would have placed her third at the state meet last year.
    Padgett, a junior, also won the shot put (32-2) in qualifying for the regional.

  • BCC wins two from Rockingham

     The Brunswick Community College baseball team swept a doubleheader Friday from Rockingham Community College in conference games at West Brunswick High School.

    BCC won 5-0 and 5-2.

    Brock Holmes pitched a nine-inning shutout—the first of his college career—in the first game. He gave up seven hits—two of those in the last inning. He struck out seven and walked one.

  • West girls’ soccer...

     The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team headed into the spring break with two more impressive victories, beating West Bladen 8-2 March 31 and North Brunswick 6-1 April 1.

    The victories gave the Trojans a 3-1 record in the conference. Besides the scoring and the defense, what has impressed coach Laura Hickman has been the team’s focus against weaker opponents.

  • West Brunswick routs West Bladen...

    Nick Napolitano’s first home run of the year gave West Brunswick a 12-2 victory April 1 over West Bladen in a conference baseball game.

    Napolitano, who finished 3-for-4, homered with one out in the bottom of the fifth inning. West Bladen had scored two runs in the top of the inning to extend the game.

    “That was a blast,” West coach Mike Alderson said about Napolitano’s home run.

  • Windy conditions affecting...

    Local fishermen have struggled through windy conditions for the last week, but the weather is supposed to change right on time for the hot redfish bite to resume this weekend. Anglers were in the midst of some strong red drum action in shallow water, but windy conditions have made it hard on them lately.