Daily Roundup: April 8, 2019

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Ashley 2, South Brunswick 0

Mia Hogan and Ava McKoy each found the back of the net and the Screaming Eagles improved to 9-4-1 overall and 7-2 in the Mideastern Conference.

Goalkeeper Maleah Bainer had the clean sheet.

South Brunswick dropped to 5-6 overall and 3-6 in the MEC.

Laney 6, New Hanover 0

Maddie Gnolfo scored the game-winning goal off an assist from Vivian Jones in the 27th minute and the Buccaneers added five second half goals to cruise to their sixth straight victory.

Parker Ormsby scored in the 76th and 79th minutes and Courtney Dwertman had a goal and an assist for Laney (11-2-1, 7-1 Mideastern). The other goals came from Izzy Newton and Lina Vasquez.

Goalkeepers Ashley Ellington and Aubrey Gray combined on the shutout.

New Hanover (8-4-1, 5-3) goalkeeper Frances Coleman made seven saves.

Cape Fear Academy 1, Southeastern Homeschool 0

UNC commit Libby Moore scored the game’s only goal in the 16th minute off an assist from Anne Frances Frazier.

CFA (3-5) goalkeeper Tess Tarses stopped both shots she faced to earn her first career shutout.

Southeastern Homeschool fell to 2-4 overall.


Mideastern Conference match at Compass Pointe

Topsail’s Max Johnson shot a 2-over-par 74 to become the fifth individual winner of the season.

South Brunswick finished with a team total of 320 to capture its sixth straight win. The Cougars were led by junior Walker Isley, who was second with a 75. Taylor Combs (77), Ralph Stephenson (83) and Jack Boldt (85) had South Brunswick’s other scores.

West Brunswick’s Steve Sievers finished fourth with a 78. Three players – Hoggard freshmen Stewart Kinlaw and Tate Bowyer as well as Topsail senior Harrison Wierse – shot 79.

Topsail was second as a team with a total of 332. They were followed by Hoggard (337), West Brunswick (347), New Hanover (361), Ashley (373), North Brunswick (383) and Laney (439).


Ashley 11, South Brunswick 4

Jackson Marsh and Barrett Swails each had a pair of hits and two RBI and the Screaming Eagles never trailed after scoring three runs in the top of the first inning.

Four Ashley (10-3, 6-3 Mideastern) pitchers – Josh Kidd, Branton Jernigan, Drew Tyndall and Swails – combined for eight strikeouts. Jernigan also had two singles, one walk, three stolen bases and three runs.

Dalton Sellers had a double and two RBI to lead South Brunswick (9-5, 4-4).

Laney 3, Topsail 2

Senior Chase Hall allowed only one earned run on five hits and struck out two in 6 2/3 innings to help the Buccaneers sweep the season series.

Laney (9-4, 6-3 Mideastern) scored one run in the first, third and sixth innings. Connor Kane led the offense with a pair of hits. Brooks Byers had an RBI and a run.

Topsail (4-8, 3-5) got two singles and a walk from UNCW signee Aidan Smith. Josh McFann and Miles Cota combined to allow only six hits with three strikeouts on the mound.

Other scores

Croatan 4, Pender 3


Ashley 16, South Brunswick 3 (5 innings)

Madi Berry and Katie Floyd each hit a home run and the Screaming Eagles cruised to a road win.

Berry finished 3-for-4 and Cameron Rivenbark was 2-for-3 for Ashley (5-8, 3-6 Mideastern). Rachel Graham picked up the victory in the circle.

South Brunswick fell to 0-8 overall and 0-7 in the conference.

Other scores

Croatan 12, Pender 11 (8 innings)


Hoggard 9, Ashley 0

Ten Vikings saw action and picked up a victory in a dominant road victory.

Ben Boyd (6-4, 6-3 at No. 1), Colby Styers (6-0, 6-3 at No. 2), Ben Encina (6-3, 6-3 at No. 3), Logan Bolduc (6-2, 6-2 at No. 4), Brad Boaz (7-5, 6-2 at No. 5) and Danny Morrison (6-0, 7-5 at No. 6) were Hoggard’s (13-2, 10-1 Mideastern) singles winners.

Ashley fell to 3-9 overall and 3-8 in league play.

Cape Fear Academy 9, Coastal Christian 0

Algernon Butler (No. 2), Noah Durham (No. 5) and KJ Kernan (No. 6) each won their singles match 6-0, 6-0 and the Hurricanes dropped only 13 total games in the sweep.

CFA (6-2, 2-0 Coastal Rivers) also got singles victories from Hayes Gilbert (6-1, 6-1 at No. 1), JR Johnson (7-5, 6-0 at No. 3) and Evan Das (6-0, 6-1 at No. 4). The Hurricanes won 8-1 at No. 1 and 3 doubles and 8-3 at No. 2

Coastal Christian is now 5-6 overall and 0-2 in conference play.


Laney 17, West Brunswick 1

The Buccaneers cruised to a road victory and improved to 11-2 overall and 10-1 in the Mideastern Conference.

Laney led 5-1 after the first quarter and 11-1 at halftime.

West Brunswick’s (2-10, 2-8) lone goal was scored by Ben Canady off an assist from William McRainey.


Laney 6, West Brunswick 5

The Buccaneers outscored the Trojans 4-3 in the second half to pick up the road victory and improve to 7-5 overall and 5-5 in Mideastern Conference play.

West Brunswick is now 3-7 overall and 2-7 in the MEC.

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