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Today's Sports

  • Trojans and Knights continue...

    The West Brunswick men’s golf team finished a close third behind West Bladen in a conference tournament March 25 at the Founders Club at St. James Plantation. Both teams continue a back-and- forth battle for second place in the Waccamaw Conference standings behind South Brunswick.

    For the tournament, the conference team scores were host South Brunswick 334, West Bladen 344, West Brunswick 346, Whiteville 396, North Brunswick 413, East Bladen 415 and South Columbus 455.

  • West's boys, South's...

    South Brunswick junior Ryan Minor threw the discus 173 feet in a three-team track-and-filed meet March 25 at South. The school-record throw qualified easily him for a state-qualifying regional May 15. The throw also easily would have won the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A state meet last year (161-3).

    West’s Dylan Bowman was second (107-7).

  • West JV team rallies twice for...

    The West Brunswick Trojans concentrated on baseball in the last three innings to gain an 8-7 victory in eight innings against Whiteville in a conference junior varsity game Friday evening.

  • BCC beats Albemarle; now 7-1 in...

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team rallied for two conference victories over the weekend at the College of The Albemarle.

    BCC won 9-7 and 14-6 Sunday in the games played at Pasquotank High School. The conference losses were the first of the season for Albemarle (6-2).

    In the first game, Albemarle led 6-1 after two innings. BCC tied the scored 6-6 and then scored three runs in the seventh in the nine-inning game.

  • Golf action

    Club 25 began its 2010 season with a tournament March 22 at the Founders Club at St. James Plantation. Elaine Pipino from Carolina National led the excitement of the day with a hole-in-one on the 97-yard 16th hole.

    The first flight was won by Barb Eckroth (The Legends) with an 83. She was followed by Mary Barclay (St. James). Dale Calhoon (Brick Landing) and Shari Hodson (The Lakes) tied for third. Barb Guhl (Pine Valley) finished fifth and Dianne Belair (Prestwick) sixth.

  • Lane strikes out 13 in West...

     Gavin Lane struck out 13 batters and walked no one in pitching West Brunswick to a 2-0 victory Tuesday night over East Bladen.

    Lane, a left-hander, gave up six singles in the seven-inning, conference-game victory.

    “If we can get outings like that from him on Tuesday, we’ll be in good shape,” West coach Mike Alderson said.

    His strikeouts ended East Bladen rallies in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings.

  • Track season already exciting in...

     Just two weeks into the high school track-and-field season, indications are this could be a memorable year for county athletes.

    South Brunswick junior Ryan Minor threw the discus 173 feet March 25 at South. The school-record throw qualified easily him for a state-qualifying regional May 15. The throw also easily would have won the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A state meet last year (161-3).

  • Lady Trojans’ rally...

     WHITEVILLE—West Brunswick fell behind 3-0 and then rallied for two goals before losing 3-2 to Whiteville in a conference soccer game March 24.

    Whiteville took a 3-0 lead with 21 minutes, 26 seconds left in the game, but the Trojans dominated thereafter.

    About two minutes after Whiteville score, West sophomore Julianna Zio scored on a penalty kick. She lined a low shot through the left side of the goal.

  • West Brunswick opens conference...

     West scored four runs in the first inning and went on to beat South Brunswick 8-0 March 16 in the first conference softball game of the season.

    Carly White gave up six hits in the shutout. She walked four and struck out eight in the seven-inning game.

    Kristi Vance, the No, 8 hitter in the lineup, was 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, a home run and one RBI in the game between the only Class 3A teams in the conference.

  • West Brunswick routs East Bladen...

     The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team rebounded from two shutout defeats in The Brittney over the weekend by routing East Bladen 8-1 Monday in the first game of the conference season.

    West scored its first goal three minutes into the game. A pass from freshman Karson Lewis set up a goal by Sheena Suttlemyre.

    Four minutes later, Nicole Turner scored on a shot from outside the box.