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Today's Sports

  • Trojans open softball tourney...

    SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick softball team beat Davie County 9-2 in a first-round game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational on Monday, March 28, at West.

  • Trojans beat Scorpions in...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 2-1 in a first-round baseball game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational on March 28 on Mike Alderson Field.

    West scored its two runs in the bottom of the sixth. With one out, Zachary Johnson walked. With two outs, Austin Turner singled to right field. Johnathan Carlyle, on a 0-2 pitch, doubled over the right fielder’s head, driving in the winning runs.

  • Markel Jones slams three...

    BOLIVIA — Markel Jones hit a team-record three straight home runs as the Brunswick Community College baseball team beat New River Community College 9-4 in nine innings in the Dolphins’ conference-opening game Friday, March 25, at Founders Field.

    Ryan Clinch hit a three-run home run in the Dolphins’ 14-hit attack. Nolan Clenney had two singles, a double and two RBIs. Kyle Mehl was 3-for-4. Austin Kline singled and walked. Houston Hamilton also had a hit. Nick Yarbrough had a hit and an RBI.

  • Trojans beat South in baseball

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 11-4 in a conference baseball game March 22 on Mike Alderson Field.

  • Topsail beats West Brunswick in...

    HAMPSTEAD —Topsail improved to 7-0 as it beat West Brunswick 4-1 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference softball game Friday, March 25, at Topsail.

    “We got to make the routine plays,” West coach Joe Noble said. “We had five errors tonight, and all five of them were routine stuff. And that’s what cost them.”

    Topsail scored in the third on two singles and an errant throw by an infielder.

  • Trojans shut out Topsail in...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Topsail 1-0 in a Mideastern Conference girls’ soccer game March 24 between two class 3A teams.

    Junior midfielder Amberlee Fogel scored the goal with 25 minutes, 46 seconds left in the first half on an approximate 30-yard kick that crossed the goal on the fly.

    West was without three starters — Claire McNeil (Jefferson Cup), Monica Olivas (injury) and Mia Adcock (injury) — and West coach Brian Quinn praised Fogel’s play.

  • Trojans’ Nelson to wrestle at St...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick High School senior wrestler Michael Nelson has signed a letter of intent to attend St. Andrews University.

    “They have a solid program and I want to be a part of it,” he said Thursday, March 24, during a formal announcement in the West Brunswick media center of his intentions.

    He said he plans to study for a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in business management. Academic and wrestling scholarships will cover about 65 percent of his tuition.

  • VIDEO: Trojans beat Cougars for...

    Goals by Sarah Poulin, Savannah Midgley, Gwenna Gentle and Sarah Poulin in West Brunswick’s 11-4 lacrosse victory against South Brunswick on March 22. This was the first victory for the West lacrosse program.

  • Trojans beat Cougars 11-4 in...

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat South Brunswick 11-4 in a girls’ lacrosse game March 22, and it was the first victory in West’s two-year-old varsity lacrosse program.

    “They were so proud of themselves,” West coach Kate Gentle said. “They knew that they could do this. They believed in themselves, and that’s what won the game for them.”

  • South beats West 6-2 in boys’...

    SHALLOTTE — South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 6-2 in a boys’ lacrosse game March 22.

    For South, Garrett Evans scored twice. Liam Bodnar,  Cameron O’Brien, Cameron English and Justin Keith also scored.

    Michael Nelson and William Britt scored for West.

    West scored first, getting a goal from Nelson with 8.1 seconds left in the first quarter.

    West penalties led to goal opportunities for the Cougars in the second quarter.