Daily Roundup: March 11, 2019

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BASEBALL

North Brunswick 3, East Duplin 2

Mike Suerkan’s squeeze bunt scored Jadon Black to lift the Scorpions to their fourth straight victory.

Black reached on a one-out walk and advance to third on a single to field field off the bat of Walker Parks, setting the stage for the dramatic finish.

North Brunswick (5-1) trailed 2-0 after five innings before scratching across a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth. Parks and Seth Bowden each collected a pair of hits.

Bowden tossed three perfect innings with six strikeouts out of the bullpen to earn the victory.

Coastal Christian 8, Wilmington Christian Academy 3

A four-run second inning gave the Centurions the lead and they continued to pull away.

Nick Chuisano and Cheeto Keeter each scored twice and Gage Griffin drove in two runs for Coastal Christian (1-4). Griffin, Zion Kinlaw and Gable Knight combined on a three-hitter with eight strikeouts.

WCA (1-3) got singles from Derek Poe, Hayden Naylor and Will Helms.

GIRLS SOCCER

North Brunswick 5, East Duplin 0

Sophomore Peyton Godbey had a hat trick to lead the Scorpions to a road nonconference victory.

North Brunswick (3-1) also got a goal and three assists from Daysha Chaney as well as a goal from Yuli Ortega.

New Hanover 1, Swansboro 0

Hannah Brigham scored the lone goal off an assist from Grayson Harris.

New Hanover (3-1-1) goalkeeper Frances Coleman stopped both shots she faced to preserve the shutout.

Coastal Christian 9, Wilmington Christian Academy 0

Autumn Montague scored twice and Anna Smith had a goal and two assists in the mercy-rule victory.

Coastal Christian (2-2) also got goals from Brooke Barton, Bryna Barton, Elsa Johnson, Ericka Caldripoli and Lauren Allen.

Other scores

James Kenan 3, Pender 1

BOYS LACROSSE

New Hanover 20, South Brunswick 3

The Wildcats had no trouble picking up a Mideastern Conference victory behind a four-goal performance from Smith Anderson.

Gage Tanner had a hat trick and an assist and Mitch Bostic found the back of the net twice. New Hanover (3-1, 2-1) also got six ground balls and an assist from Zykwan McQuillan as well as four ground balls, a goal and an assist from Jack Barbee.

South Brunswick fell to 0-4 overall and 0-4 in the MEC.

North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 7, West Brunswick 6 (OT)

The Trojans got three goals from Ryan Wagner and two from William McRainey, but they weren’t able to pick up a second straight victory.

Ben Canady had the other West Brunswick (1-2) goal in the first quarter.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Ashley 18, Greenville Rose 4

Eleven players scored, led by three goals a piece from Emmie Foxall and Devon Cavanaugh, in the dominant victory.

Kirsten Chalmers dished out six assists and also had a goal for Ashley (4-0). Alexa Burghardt, Riley Davenport and Megan Trout each scored twice. Freshman Kaitlyn Harrison put home her first high school goal.

West Brunswick 21, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 0

Nine Trojans found the back of the net, led by five goals from junior Cecelia Vergara, in the lopsided home win.

Kara Cheers, Elizabeth Norfleet and Ryleigh Ashburn all scored three times. West Brunswick (2-1) also got a pair of goals from Mazzy Lach.

Other scores

New Hanover 14, South Brunswick 9

BOYS TENNIS

Hoggard 9, New Bern 0

The Vikings got 6-0, 6-0 singles victories from Jake Ferner (No. 1) and Noah Berg (No. 2) in the road nonconference victory.

Jake Morris dropped only one game at No. 3 and then teamed with Ferner for an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles. Hoggard’s (3-1) other singles winners were: Varun Varadarajan (7-5, 4-6, 10-5 at No. 4), Chris Jones (6-1, 6-4 at No. 5) and John Poteat (6-0, 6-4 at No. 6).

Coastal Christian 9, South Brunswick 0

Coastal Christian dropped only seven games in singles and one in doubles to earn the home win.

Bryce Delacourt won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5 singles, while Jackson Durst (No. 2), Matt Holdsworth (No. 3) and Marlon Neveu (No. 4) each lost only one game. Jay Blue won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 and Jared Pruzan won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6.

Blue and Holdsworth won 8-0 at No. 1 doubles and Durst and Neveu also didn’t drop a game at No. 2.

SOFTBALL

Scores

East Duplin 5, North Brunswick 0

Jacksonville 12, New Hanover 5

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