High School Sports Roundup - Feb. 27, 2013
Thu. February 28, 2013 at 12:11 a.m. | By StarNews Sports Department
Wallace-Rose Hill 64, OT
The Bulldogs battled back from seven down at the half to force overtime but fell short in the end.
“They had some big guys with long arms and they shot the ball extremely well. I am impressed that we fought back and stayed close,” said Wallace coach Stave Robinson.
Marquel Newkirk led the Bulldogs with 23 points.
With the loss in the second round of the 1A playoffs, Wallace-Rose Hill’s (20-8) season comes to an end.
James Kenan 61
The Tigers made some key free throws to move into the third round of the playoffs.
“We played an awesome game. It was a good game from start to finish. Goldsboro was within one with a minute left and our point guard, Desiree Phillips got fouled twice, knocked down four field goals and gave us the win,” said James Kenan coach Wendy Lanier.
James Kenan plays Lejuene on Friday.
West Brunswick 10
New Hanover 0
The Trojans scored nine runs in the fourth inning and were led by Kimberly Cook, who gave up two hits and shut out the Wildcats.
West Brunswick (1-0) plays Laney on Friday.
South Brunswick 3
The Cougars picked up two runs in the sixth to give them the edge over the Buccaneers.
Becca Montgomery went 3-3 to lead Laney.
South Brunswick (0-1) plays New Hanover (0-1) on Friday.
South Brunswick 0
The Vikings got an impressive performance from Bryan Sammons to open thier season.
Sammons pitched a complete-game one-hitter and struck out 14.
Hoggard (1-0) plays North Brunswick on Friday.
West Brunswick 3
Ashley won its home opener by scoring 11 runs on one hit and Eric Eason gave up three runs on four hits.
Ashley (1-0) plays South Brunswick on Friday.
Cape Fear Academy 15,
New Hanover 10
Pat Regan led the way for the Hurricanes with 10 goals and Brian Plazzo added 14 saves.
Cape Fear Academy (1-0) plays at Chapel Hill on Friday and New Hanover (0-1) plays Charlotte Catholic on Friday.
Cape Fear Academy 1
Laney exploded for six goals to win its home opener.
Anna Zanelli led the Buccaneers with two goals and Jillian Born added two assists.
Laney (1-0) plays West Brunswick on Friday.
New Hanover 1
Lexi Herring scored the Wildcats’ only goal and Lauren Mumford added an assist.
New Hanover (0-1-1) plays Reagan on Friday.
South Brunswick 0
Ali Frankeny led the Vikings (1-0) with four goals, Kelsey Hamm scored two and Sayres McKenna added one goal and two assist.