PREP ROUNDUP: Callahan, Glaspie lead Saints


GREENVILLE - Southern Wayne senior Tayvan Callahan and sophomore Ta’Niyah Glaspie each emerged victorious in two individual events during a four-team, Eastern Carolina 3A-4A Conference outdoor track meet contested Thursday afternoon.

Callahan posted a top time of 14.52 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles, and returned later in the day to win the 300 hurdles 42.34.

Teammate Darius Jackson placed second in the 400 dash (56.14).

Glaspie secured first in the 100-meter dash (12.21) and the 200 dash (26.34). She also ran the opening leg on the Saints’ 4x4 relay, which captured first place in 5:01.11. Joining her were Elaina Lane, Keeatonia Artis and senior Ty’Lisha Maye.

Maye emerged runner-up in the 400 in 1:14.54.

Lane posted a second-place mark of 12 feet, 3 1/2 inches in the long jump.

Both teams scored 92 points.

Saints swept by CBA

DUDLEY - Charles B. Aycock registered seven hits and capitalized on four errors in a 12-2, six-inning win over county and Eastern Carolina 3A-4A rival Southern Wayne on Thursday evening.

The Golden Falcons swept the season series.

Cameron Aycock and Brett Forbis combined for four hits, two RBI and five stolen bases. CBA had eight stolen bases on the night.

Josh Wall emerged as the Saints’ offensive leader with three hits, including a home run, two runs scored and three stolen bases. Wall threw one inning of no-hit, no-strikeout relief.

Southern Wayne (0-4 overall, 0-4 ECC) plays host to Eastern Wayne next Tuesday. Aycock (3-1, 3-1) visits New Bern.

Eagles defeat Rebels

CALYPSO - Methodist University signee Logan Merritt swatted a home run, stole two bases and collected four RBI to lead Rosewood past North Duplin, 7-3, in a Carolina 1A baseball game Thursday evening.

Merritt and Davis Albert pounded out three hits apiece.

Bryce Wirhouski claimed the mound win for the Eagles, who notched their 100th conference victory since 2010. He allowed three hits, walked four and struck out five Rebels in 3 2/3 innings of work.

Landon Kelly, Gage Outlaw (two RBI) and Kyle Holland pounded out one hit apiece for North Duplin. Kelly, Outlaw, Eric Rosas and Kevin Smith combined for four stolen bases.

Outlaw endured the mound loss. He struck out 10 in a five-inning stint.

The teams combined for 22 strikeouts.

North Duplin (2-2 overall, 2-2 Carolina) travels to Princeton next Tuesday.

North Duplin competes

PRINCETON - Junior distance runner Noel Rangel, Levi George and Melvia Puac each recorded top-five finishes during a multi-team, Carolina 1A outdoor track meet held at Princeton.

Rangel logged a runner-up time of 5 minutes, 51 seconds in the 1,600-meter run. Despite the hot conditions, he ended up third in the grueling 3,200 run.

Puac claimed second in the discus with a throw 85 feet, 2 inches. She took third with a mark of 28-4 in the shot.

George placed fifth in the discus with a toss of 75-1.


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