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  • South Brunswick freshman Walker Isley finished third and teammate Xavier Williams fourth in a conference match April 18 at Landfall.

    Isley shot a 76 and Williams a 79 on the 6,681-yard, par-72 Dye Course.

    For West, junior Spencer Faircloth shot an 80, senior Austin Ayock an 85 and senior Tucker Vaughan an 87.

    New Hanover’s Brad Mickle and Jackson Tyler were co-medalists, each shooting a 75.

    New Hanover won the seven-team match (313).  Class 3A teams finished third, fourth and fifth: Topsail (344), West (345) and South (346).

  • LELAND — North Brunswick won the girls’ and boys’ county championships in track and field April 19 at Garry Bishop Stadium.

    North’s girls won 11 events and scored 102.5 points. South Brunswick won seven events and was second (60) and West Brunswick last (12.5).

    North’s boys won 13 events and scored 103.5 points. South won five events and was second (65.5). West was last (8).

    In the girls’ events, sophomore Keyana Yeoman won the 100-meter hurdles (16.1 seconds) and the 300-meter hurdles (50.2)

  • By Ed Hullings

  • SHALLOTTE — North Davidson defeated West Brunswick 7-3 April 12 in the championship game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational baseball tournament on Mike Alderson Field.

    The Knights, the defending Class 4A state champions, scored six runs with two outs in the top of the seventh in taking the 7-3 lead.

    West starter Johnathon Carlyle had given up one hit through six innings. He gave up a leadoff hit in the top of the seventh but a strikeout and a flyball left the Trojans one out from victory.

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    North Brunswick beat Wakefield 2-1 April 12 in a consolation game of the Touchstone Energy Beach Diamond Invitational on Mike Alderson Field.

    The Scorpions scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth. Joey Matthews led off and walked. He stole second and Zack Brown bunted him to third. Trenton Chasteen bunted home the go-ahead run.

  • Dustin Johnson, winner of 15 career titles on the PGA TOUR and ranked No. 1 golfer in the world,  has committed to play in the Wells Fargo Championship, scheduled for May 1-7 at Eagle Point Golf Club.
    Johnson, who was born in Columbia, S.C., and attended Coastal Carolina University, will be returning to the Wells Fargo Championship for the first time since 2011. Johnson’s best finish in the tournament was a tie for 29th in 2010. In his two other starts, he missed the cut both times.

  • Photos of North Brunswick’s 12-2 victory against New Hanover.

  • West Brunswick seniors Anthony McCray and Taye Vereen have been selected to play in the N. C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game.

    The game will be played July 19 at Jamieson Stadium at Grimsley High School.

    The game features some of the best football senior football players of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2017 season. The East roster lists 36 players.

    McCray is a 5-foot-9, 205-pound running back. He is the offensive player of the year in the Mideastern 3A/4A Conference.

  • Softball tournament April 10-12
    at West Brunswick
    Monday
    4 p.m. — West Brunswick vs. Ronald Reagan
    6:30 p.m. — West Brunswick vs. West Stokes

    Tuesday
    4 p.m. — West Stokes vs. Reagan
    6:30 p.m. — Reagan vs. West Brunswick

    Wednesday
    4 p.m. — West Stokes vs. Reagan
    6:30 p.m. — West Stokes vs. West Brunswick

  • SHALLOTTE — The West Brunswick girls’ lacrosse team beat New Hanover 6-5 in a Mideastern 3A/4A game Friday at West.

    The victory completed a season sweep of the Wildcats, a Class 4A team.

    The Trojans led 6-2 with 14 minutes, 44 seconds left before they had to play a player down because of a second yellow card on leading scorer Gwenna Gentle.

    The Wildcats scored two free-position goals in cutting the lead to 6-4. A New Hanover goal with 6:06 left cut the lead to 6-5.

  • West Brunswick beat Harrells Christian Academy 10-1 March 29 on Mike Alderson Field in a non-conference baseball game.

    The victory came after back-to-back conference losses March 24 to Topsail (5-4 in nine innings) and March 28 at Ashley (6-3).

  • BOILING SPRING LAKES — The West Brunswick girls’ lacrosse team beat South Brunswick 17-0 in a Mideastern 3A/4A Conference game March 21.

    Sophomore Gwenna Gentle scored nine goals. Junior Ana Poulin and sophomore Kara Cheers each scored two goals. Sophomore Isabelle James, freshman Ryeleigh Ashburn, junior Erin O’Dell and freshman Carmella Freeman each scored a goal.

    Getting assists were Gentle (two), Ashburn, Freeman, Poulin, Cheers and sophomore Kaliyah Matthews.

    Sophomore Molysha Brown was the winning goalkeeper.