PREP ROUNDUP: Saints soccer still perfect

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GOLDSBORO - Six players got into the scoring act as Southern Wayne kept its unblemished worksheet intact with a 5-1, non-conference conquest of Goldsboro on Tuesday evening.

Gavin Simons collected one goal and dished out three assists for the Saints, who improved to 4-0-0 overall and completed their series sweep over the Cougars.

Cesar Espinosa, Diego Vera, Damus Jean and Alex Aldana provided one goal apiece. Espinosa put away the game’s first goal in the 17th minute. Vera’s goal in the 27th minute proved to be the game winner.

Miguel Compuzano doled out two assists.

SW goalie Joey Segura logged three saves.

Southern Wayne launches its inaugural Quad County 3A Conference campaign at home Sept. 13 against East Wake. Kickoff is 6 p.m.

Rebels climb to 6-0

Morgan McCoy pounded out a team-high 10 kills and served five aces as North Duplin handed Lejeune a 21-25, 25-13, 26-24, 25-10 loss Tuesday afternoon.

McCoy hit .467 with three errors in 15 attempts.

Senior Bailey Hinnant and Reece Outlaw served six aces apiece. Outlaw and sophomore Meghan Martin collected five and three kills, respectively.

Junior libero Kasey Jones paced the defense with 12 digs.

Logan Jones handed out nine assists. Starr Jaco and Hinnant passed out four and two assists, respectively.

The Rebels (6-0 overall) open Carolina 1A Conference play Sept. 14 at Neuse Charter.

Saints net 1 point

DUDLEY - Southern Wayne emerged victorious at No. 3 doubles during an 8-1 loss to Smithfield-Selma in Quad County 3A Conference play Tuesday afternoon.

The duo of junior Susannah Faulk and freshman Aracely Perez-Berrera collected an 8-5 win.

The Saints (1-3 overall, 1-3 QCC) entertain annual powerhouse Fike on Thursday.

SW experiences scare

WILSON - Southern Wayne lost its most-athletic player on the court in the opening set and dropped a 9-25, 9-25, 18-25 decision against Hunt on the Quad County 3A Conference scene Tuesday evening.

Junior Ta’Niyah Glaspie suffered a knee injury.

“The same knee she hurt last year,” SW head coach Jamie Williams said. “She was out the whole game after that. She should bounce back…doesn’t seem to be a re-injury, but it was super scary, shook us up and we never rebounded.”

Anna Summerlin and Katie Toler paced the Saints’ offense with four and three kills, respectively.

Allie Lane and Gracie Hinson served two aces apiece. Toler had two blocks, while Lane logged nine digs.

The Saints (2-5 overall, 1-2 QCC) travel to South Johnston on Thursday.

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