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Today's Sports

  • West Trojans beat Cougars,...

    The West Brunswick baseball team won two conference games last week, 16-8 at South Columbus and 12-2 at South Brunswick.
    West is 6-1 in the conference, 12-4 overall. Below are summaries of the two victories.
    WEST BRUNSWICK 16
    SOUTH COLUMBUS 8
    TABOR CITY—West Brunswick had 18 hits in beating South Columbus 16-8 April 13 in a conference baseball game.

  • Newcomer Padgett surging toward...

    West Brunswick junior Kayla Padgett has competed in five track and field meets in her high school career.
    In her first meet, March 16, she qualified for the state-qualifying regional in the shot put, 32 feet, 6.5 inches.
    In her second meet, March 23, she qualified for the state-qualifying regional in the discus, 98 feet.
    And she is doing better than just meeting regional standards.

  • North beats West in two OTs
  • West beats South in softball

    BOILING SPRING LAKES—West Brunswick senior pitcher Carly White allowed seven hits in her seven innings pitched Friday night, and her teammates contributed with some timely hitting, as West squeaked by South 4-0 in the conference softball game.

    White struck out eight batters as her screwball has reemerged.

    “I found it,” White said.

    West is now 6-1 in the conference.

    White’s mound opponent, Madison Walker, also had a good outing, striking out six. Four of those strikeouts were in the first two innings.

  • BCC sets team record for...

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team set a team record for victories in a season by beating Wake Tech in a doubleheader Saturday at West Brunswick High School.

    BCC won 8-1 and 5-0. After a 10-2 victory Sunday, BCC is 29-11 for year, 15-2 in the conference.

    In the first game, starter Brock Holmes gave up seven hit and one run in seven innings. He walked two and struck out five. Holmes also set a team record for victories in a season by a BCC pitcher, seven.

  • Gause attracts scouts

    The scene about 12 feet behind home plate was as noteworthy as the scene 60 feet, 6 inches in front it.
    Seniors Jay Gause of West Brunswick and D.J. Thomas of Durham Riverside—N.C. State University recruits and possibly roommates this fall—were pitching in the last game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational, which began around 7 p.m. April 7 at West Brunswick High School.

  • West wins three tennis duals

    The West Brunswick boys’ tennis team got three 9-0 victories in duals last week.
    On April 12 at West, the Trojans beat North Brunswick 9-0. Eleven West players got victories.
    The victories gave West a 6-2 record in the conference.
    Against North Brunswick, Alex Humbert defeated F. Hernandez 6-1, 6-4. Brighton Mintz defeated G. Self 4-6, 6-2, 10-4. Jason Watts defeated L. Torres 6-0, 6-1. Jason Huff defeated N. Lanaghan 6-0, 6-2. John Harmon defeated M. Flores 6-1, 6-2. Shawn Cunningham defeated Z. Maditz 6-0, 6-0.

  • South tennis team stays perfect

    The South Brunswick boys’ tennis team continued its unbeaten conference season with victories over West Bladen and South Columbus.
    The Cougars, 10-0 in the conference and 11-3 overall, play a conference dual April 21 against North Brunswick at Brunswick Forest.

    South Brunswick 8
    South Columbus 1
    South won five of six singles matches in the victory April 14. Thomas Lloyd, Gabe Azzato, Steven Berg and Tyler Goldstein each won two matches.

  • South beats West 1-0 in soccer;...

    BOILING SPRING LAKES—One night after a 2-1 overtime victory over Whiteville, South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 1-0 April 14 and improved to 5-0 in the Waccamaw Conference.
    Sophomore Gabby Alcorn, off a corner kick from senior Kayla Carmichael, scored the only goal in the first two minutes.
    The rest of the game was a defensive battle played mainly in the midfield, although each team had scoring chances throughout the game.

  • West scores season-high16 runs

    TABOR CITY—West Brunswick had 18 hits in beating South Columbus 16-8 April 13 in a conference baseball game.
    The 16 runs are the most this season for West, 5-1 in the conference, 11-3 overall.