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  • South’s girls, North...

    BY MICHAEL PAUL

    SPORTS EDITOR

    ROCKY POINT—The South Brunswick girls and the North Brunswick boys won Waccamaw Conference track and field championships April 29 at Heide Trask High School.

    South’s girls won 11 events and finished with 234 points, easily finishing ahead of runner-up North Brunswick (90) in the seven-team meet.

    North’s boys won 13 events finished with 257 points, more than double that of Trask (118). South’s boys were third (107), five points behind Trask.

  • Gore, Jackson homer as Lady...

    Stacy Jackson hit a three-run home run and Emily Gore hit a two-run home run as West Brunswick routed Ashley 11-4 in a conference game April 28 at West.

    The victory kept West in the running for the Mideastern Conference title at 7-1 and improved its overall record to 15-3.

    Four batters had multiple hits: Jackson finished 2-for-4 with the homer and three RBIs; Gore was 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, a home run and three RBIs; Carly White was 2-for-4 with one RBI; Anna Hart was 3-for-4 with one RBI.

  • West completes sweep of county...

    The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team completed a sweep of county teams by beating North Brunswick 4-0 Monday at West.

    Two West goals were disallowed because of offsides. The Lady Trojans improved to 8-8 for the year.

    West twice in the first half, the first goal eight minutes into the game on a pass from junior forward Taylor Ambrose to senior forward Mariah Evans. Her kick in the box went through the legs of the North goalkeeper.

  • West's boys win four county...

    West Brunswick’s Josh Johnson, Bradley Bell and Tyquan Ash won individual titles in the county high school track meet April 21 at West.

    West won four events. Senior Josh Johnson won the 100 in a regional-qualifying mark of 10.98. Sophomore Bradley Bell won the 400 in 53.89 seconds. Junior Tyquan Ash won the triple jump with a mark of 41 feet, 10 inches.

    All three and senior Marc Cajuste ran on the 4x100 relay, which West won in 44.12.

    North Brunswick won won 11 of the 18 events in taking the team title.

  • West Brunswick JV takes easy...

    Marquise Johnson, who entered in relief with his team down 2-0, notched the victory for the West Brunswick junior varsity baseball team Friday night in a 17-2 victory against the Hoggard Vikings.

    Johnson, who also delivered two hits, pitched 3 1/3 innings, walked one, allowed no hits and struck out six. Colby Cannon finished the game, allowing one walk and no hits for his inning pitched.

    The Vikings scored their runs on two walks and errors in the first inning, but West pitcher Clay Hines also did not allow a hit in his two-thirds of an inning pitched.

  • West wins rematch with Hoggard

    Wally Kamfolt had three hits and three RBIs as West beat Hoggard 8-2 in a conference baseball game April 21. Kamfolt also scored two runs and played textbook second base for the unstoppable Trojans.

    West beat Hoggard 12-8 earlier this year in the first game of the conference season.

    Brock Holmes had another good outing, especially after the coaches corrected his slight delivery problems in the first inning. He allowed one hit and one walk in that inning.

  • Jacksonville beats West in tennis

    Jacksonville defeated West Brunswick 6-3 in a Mideastern Conference tennis match April 22.

    The Cardinals won the top-four singles matches, but the No. 3 match between Stephen Williams and West’s Neil Mintz was decided in a 6-3 tiebreaker.

    Mason McCullough and John Harmon rallied to win their singles matches in tiebreakers after losing in the first set.

    Jacksonville got its deciding points in doubles, winning at No. 1 and No. 2. The No. 2 match was the closest of the dual, with the Cardinals winning 9-8.

    McCullough and Harmon won at No. 3 doubles.

  • BCC finishes 1-2 against Wilkes

    The Brunswick Community College baseball team played its last home weekend series of the season, winning one of three games against Wilkes Community College.

    On Saturday, BCC beat WCC 12-11 and lost 4-3.

    On Sunday, BCC lost 12-1 in a five-inning game. WCC scored eight runs in the third off four hits, three walks, a hit batter, a wild pitch, a sacrifice and an error.

    Ryan Carr was the losing pitcher, giving up seven runs on three hits in two and one-third innings. He struck out one, walked two and hit five batters.

  • North Brunswick beats Whiteville...

    LELAND—The North Brunswick baseball team improved to 8-0 in the Waccamaw Conference by beating Whiteville 12-2 in a five-inning game April 23.

    North, 15-4 overall, entered this week with four conference games left.

    The Scorpions broke a 2-2 tie in the fourth by scoring five runs—four of those with two outs.

  • Cougars beat Pender 6-0, stay...

    BOILING SPRING LAKES—The South Brunswick girls’ soccer team remained unbeaten in the Waccamaw Conference by beating Pender 6-0 April 22.

    The Cougars beat the Patriots 8-0 April 8, but in the first half of the rematch Pender put more pressure on the South defense and goalkeeper Elizabeth Butler, who made several saves.

    South finally scored 11 minutes into the game on a 20-yard shot by junior Kayla Carmichael. Just before the half ended, junior Ashley Briggs scored. Junior Ann Burton had the assist.