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Today's Sports

  • West Brunswick lacrosse teams...

     SHALLOTTE — The first lacrosse teams at West Brunswick High School opened their seasons Thursday, March 12, against class 4A Ashley High School and lost in shutouts.

    West’s coaches commended their teams for their effort as these players learn the game, improve their skills and strive to become competitive.

    “They have hearts of gold,” West girls’ lacrosse coach Kate Gentle said after a 23-0 loss. Down three starters because of injury or illness, the Trojans started five freshmen.

  • South defeats West in tennis

     BOILING SPRING LAKES — South Brunswick beat West Brunswick 8-1 in a conference tennis match March 11 at South.

    The Cougars are 2-1 in the conference, 3-1 overall.

  • Trojans defeat Scorpions 5-3 in...

     

    LELAND — West Brunswick beat North Brunswick 5-3 in a non-conference girls’ soccer game March 10 at North.

    A different player scored each of the Trojans’ five goals as they improved to 3-0-1. For North, sophomore Marissa Speary scored all its goals.

    West arrived later than expected and had a 5-minute warm-up before the game began. Speary then stunned the Trojans when she scored within the first 5 minutes.

    West slowly regrouped and scored four straight goals in the final 13 minutes of the half.

  • Learn the Rules of Golf — It’s...

    I’ve always been fascinated by the Rules of Golf. They are complicated, exasperating and enlightening.

    Look at all the other sports. How many rules does a bowler need? How many things can happen on a wooden playing field that is 60 feet long and 7 feet wide?

  • Fishing takes persistence and...
  • Trojans win doubleheader

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    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat North Myrtle Beach 8-6 Saturday on Mike Alderson Field.

    West took advantage of four errors and a passed ball in the first inning on the way to a 3-0 lead.

    The Trojans scored in the fourth and scored four in the fifth in taking an 8-2 lead.

    In the fifth, Lewis led off and singled. Davis singled. The runners advanced on an error. A sacrifice fly by Johnson scored a run. After Carlyle walked, Charlie Carcich singled home a run. Ashburn singled home the final two runs.

  • BCC sweeps Lakeland

     BOLIVIA — Dillon Stewart singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as BCC beat Lakeland 3-2 in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday, March 7, at Founders Field

    With one out in the inning, Willie McRae singled and advanced to second on a passed ball. After Chase Gehringer walked — he had homered in the third — Stewart hit the game-winning single. Stewart finished two singles, a double and one RBI. McCrae had two hits. Kyle Mehl also doubled.

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  • McDuffie, Trojans slam Loris 12-3

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    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick beat Loris (S.C.) 12-3 in five innings in a non-conference baseball game Thursday, March 5, on Mike Alderson Field.

    Sophomore Tyler McDuffie hit a grand slam in West’s nine-run second inning. He finished with five RBIs. Because of rain, the game ended after five innings.

  • Scorpions score five in 7th,...

    LELAND — North Brunswick scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning and beat West Brunswick 15-14 in a non-conference softball game Wednesday, March 4, at North.