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Today's Sports

  • Trojans improve to 14-1

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Ashley High School 6-4 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference baseball game April 5 on Mike Alderson Field.

    Winning pitcher Kevin Powers gave up four hits and four unearned runs in five innings. West made three errors. The Eagles also made three errors.

    Powers struck out three, hit one and walked one.

    Johnathan Carlyle got the save, pitching two scoreless innings. He walked one, gave up one hit and struck out three.

  • Trojans lose three soccer games

    The West Brunswick girls’ soccer team lost three games last week.

    The Trojans lost 7-1 at Ashley on April 5 and lost 5-0 to New Hanover on April 7. West lost 4-2 to Whiteville in a non-conference game April 8 in Shallotte.

    West is 2-4 in the conference, 7-6 overall. Whiteville, a Class A team, is 9-4 overall.

    “This is what happens when we play three games in a week,” assistant Steve Nagy said. Head coach Brian Quinn was serving a red card suspension.

  • Trojans win two conference games

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Ashley 7-6 in eight innings in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference softball game April 5.

    Reliever Emily Clemmons was the winning pitcher. In four innings, she gave up five hits and one run. She struck out one and walked one. Starter Morgan Beeler gave up seven hits and five runs (three earned) in four innings. She walked two, hit one and struck out three.

  • BCC beats SCC in first game of...

    Staff Report

    BOLIVIA — Brunswick Community College beat Southeastern Community College 10-0 in five innings in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday, April 2, at Founders Field.

    Trey Schneider hit a two-run home run and Nolan Clenney hit a two-run home run. Clenney also singled and finished with three RBIs.

    Anthony Lombardo singled, doubled, walked and drove in a run. Ryan Clinch, Robby Kidwell, Markel Jones and Joe McDaniel each had one RBI. Nick Yarbrough had one of BCC’s nine hits.

  • Trojans beat East Forsyth, win...

    SHALLOTTE —  West Brunswick beat East Forsyth 2-0 and won the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational baseball tournament March 30 on Mike Alderson Field.

    “Very proud of these young men,” West coach T.J. Spivey said. “Three days and working the tournament is a grind. To come focused, I’m very proud of them.”

    Winning pitcher and all-tournament selection Johnathan Carlyle gave up four hits and walked three. He struck out nine in six innings.

  • Trojans lose in title game of...

    West Brunswick lost 9-6 in 10 innings to East Columbus on March 30 in the title game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational softball tournament at West Brunswick.

    West pitching gave up five hits but the Trojans made five errors.

    West fell behind 5-0 in the top of the first but scored five runs in the bottom of the third. A three-run home run by Savannah Branch tied the score.

  • Trojan teams reach title games...

    West Brunswick beat West Columbus 4-2 in a second-round baseball game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational March 29.

    The victory advanced the Trojans to the title game at 7 p.m. March 30 at Mike Alderson Field.

    Winning pitcher Kevin Powers gave up two hits. Both runs were unearned. He walked one and struck out seven. West Brunswick made five errors in the victory.

    West Brunswick scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth in taking a 4-2 lead.

    West Brunswick batters struck out 10 times, walked three times and had five hits.

  • 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.