The Southern Wayne’s women’s soccer team kicked off their week by drawing with North Lenoir 2-2. They came back the following night to battle J.H. Rose and lost 6-0 in conference play. In their last match of the week, the Lady Saints dropped a close 2-1 game to rival C.B. Aycock. The softball team was able to knock off J.H. Rose on Tuesday winning 8-3 on the back of Mackenzie Bryan who pitched a complete game finishing with 13 strikeouts. Caroline Summerlin had the most productive day at the plate driving in two RBI for the Saints. The Lady Saints dropped their last game of the week to C.B. Aycock losing 11-5.
The baseball team didn’t start their playing week off in the best fashion as they lost to J.H. Rose 19-6, but they did redeem themselves picking up a huge 10-5 win against C.B. Aycock on Friday. Justin Edwards had a huge game driving in four RBI for the Saints.
The Gators’ baseball team got the week started on a winning note as they were able to pick up a conference victory over James Kenan winning 4-0. They traveled to Midway on Wednesday and unfortunately were shut out losing 10-0 to the Raiders. Spring Creek suffered the same fate the very next night when they traveled to East Duplin where they lost 16-0.
Spring Creek’s softball team had another tough week as they lost to both Midway and East Duplin respectively. The Gators’ women’s soccer team split their games this week going 1-1 as they picked up a 4-0 conference win over Midway on Wednesday, their second time beating the Raiders this season. Spring Creek had four individual players score all four goals, coming off the feet of Taylor Smith, Madison Sullivan, Mairani Cervantes, and Michelle Roblero. They faced a tough East Duplin team the very next night and were unable to get anything going losing 7-0. The loss moved the Lady Gators to 6-3 on the season.
North Duplin’s baseball team started to play this week on Wednesday when they traveled to Lakewood. The Rebels put up a fight but ended up dropping the game 8-2. North Duplin bounced back the following night beating the Spartans of Union 6-1. Andy Cameron led the Rebels offense with two RBI and Gage Outlaw pitched a complete game finishing with six strikeouts.
The softball and women’s soccer teams also played at Lakewood on Wednesday and they both picked up big conference wins. The soccer team beat Lakewood 4-1 behind Kendy Rangel’s two goals, Joanna Flores’ one goal and Lindsey Underhill’s one goal. Softball put a pounding on the Leopards winning 15-1 in five innings. Hannah Brogden had a huge game finishing with three RBI and Baileigh Hinnant had the only other multi-RBI game for the Rebels finishing with two. Callie Thornton had another impressive performance pitching a complete game striking out 10 in just five innings of work.
The women’s soccer team hosted Union on Thursday and absolutely dominated from start to finish scoring the first of their five first-half goals in the first 40 seconds of the match. North Duplin then added three more in the second half to send the conference rival Union Spartans home with an 8-0 loss.