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Today's Sports

  • McCumbee finishes third in his...

    BY COURTNEY McGARRY
    SPECIAL TO THE BEACON
    There was some work remaining Sunday for Chad McCumbee and his Andy Belmont Racing (ABR) team following the Federated Car Care 200—a trip to the podium.
    The No. 1 ModSpace team closed out the ARCA Racing Series season with a third-place finish at the Toledo Speedway, solidifying the team’s emergence as one of the elite organizations in the sport.

  • Golf tournaments

    LITERACY COUNCIL TOURNEY OCT. 22
    The 21st annual Brunswick County Literacy Council Golf Tournament begins at 9 a.m. Oct. 22 at Carolina National Golf Club. The entry fee is $75 per player and covers continental breakfast, lunch and beverages. There will three team prizes for each of the two flights. There also is a hole-in-one contest. The tourney also includes the Emergency Services Tournament with the Challenge Cup at stake. For more information, call (910) 754-7323. The registration form is at bcliteracy.org.
    BCC TOURNEY RESCHEDULED

  • Shallotte’s Shock stays unbeaten

    The Shallotte Shock U12 Girls soccer team played two games two weekends ago, winning 4-1 and tying 1-1 .
    In the first game Greer Josselyn  worked the middle of the field using her dribbling skills and earned  her first two goals of the season. Greer also assisted teammate Hannah Hewett with a pass that Hannah put into the net for her first score of the season.
    Ashley Oakes finished the scoring by placing a penalty kick perfectly into the lower corner  of the goal.

  • Ex-Trojans White, Hart key...

     

    Carly White had 13 kills and three blocks as Mount Olive beat Barton 3-0 Oct. 4. White had a .455 hitting percentage (three errors in 22 attempts). White shared match-high honors with three blocks.

    Oct. 7 at Coker, White had 22 kills, tying a career high, and four blocks in helping Mount Olive to a 25-18, 30-28, 23-25, 25-14 Conference Carolinas win over Coker.

    White had 18 kills to propel Mount Olive to a 25-15, 17-25, 30-28, 25-21 victory over host St. Andrews Oct. 8.

  • South sweeps cross-country titles

     South Brunswick High School junior Carmen Hilliard won her third straight conference cross-country championship Oct. 18 at West Brunswick High School.

    Hilliard finished unchallenged on the 3.1-mile course and led the Cougars to the team title. West Brunswick was second and North Brunswick third.

    Ashley Sloup, who won the conference championship in golf the previous day, finished second, Tori Johnson third and Brooke Beasley ninth.

  • Sloup wins conference golf...

     South Brunswick sophomore Ashley Sloup shot a 44 and won the Waccamaw Conference golf championship Oct. 17 at Lockwood Folly.

  • Trojans beat East Bladen 4-1 in...

         West Brunswick stayed in at least a tie for first place in the Waccamaw Conference by beating East Bladen 4-1 on Monday night at M.H. Rourk Stadium.

    Scottie Melvin and Luis Espinoza scored in the first half. A long kick by Nick Carozza set up the second goal.

  • Oyster Festival Road Race

     Oyster Festival Road Race photos

  • BCC host to Coastal Classic

     The Brunswick Community College volleyball team was host to some of the top community college teams in the country in the BCC Coastal Classic over the weekend.

    In its first match, BCC played conference rival Cape Fear and lost 21-25, 25-19, 22-25, 16-25.

    BCC began strongly in the first set, taking a 7-1 lead behind the serving of Danielle Ellis. She had an ace in a 4-0 run, and Samantha Montgomery and Holly Brisson had kills.

  • Trojans beat North 3-0 in soccer

     West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 3-0 in a conference soccer game Oct. 13 at West.

    West scored in the 30th minute on an own goal and Luis Espinoza scored twice in the second half. His first goal came in the 53rd minute and the second in the 60th minute. Melvin had the first assist and Connor Johnston had the second assist.

    Josh Upchurch had five saves and was the winning goalkeeper.