Daily Roundup: March 13, 2019

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BASEBALL

Jacksonville 6, Hoggard 4

The Vikings built a 4-1 lead after two innings, but were unable to hold on.

Five errors and six walks contributed to the defeat, as did stranding 11 runners on base. Jerryd Jones reached base three times and Maguire Craddock went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI. Spencer Nolan had two singles for Hoggard (0-3).

Starter Trey Clucas got a no decision after striking out eight and allowing one earned run over 5 2/3 innings.

The teams also completed a game from March 8 that was postponed in the sixth inning due to rain. Jacksonville won that contest 7-6 in eight innings.

Ashley 8, White Oak 2

A four-run bottom of the fourth put the Screaming Eagles on top and they tacked on three more runs in the sixth.

Branton Jernigan and Trent Eason each had a single and a double. Jernigan drove in two runs and also scored twice.

Daniel Birkle, Drew Tyndall and Jernigan combined on a three-hitter with 10 strikeout to help Ashley improve to 5-1.

Other scores

East Columbus 6, Trask 5

BOYS TENNIS

Hoggard 5, Cape Fear Academy 4

Quaid Sutherland’s 6-0, 4-6, 10-6 victory at No. 5 singles helped the Vikings avenge an earlier season loss.

Cape Fear Academy (1-1) led 2-1 after doubles thanks to wins from Hayes Gilbert/Algernon Buter at No. 2 and JR Johnston and KJ Kernan at No. 3.

Gilbert won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 3 singles and Butler won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 to give the Hurricanes their five points.

Along with Sutherland, Hoggard’s (5-1) singles winners were: Jake Ferner (6-4, 6-1 at No. 1), Noah Berg (6-3, 6-1 at No. 2) and Aidan Schraff (6-3, 4-6, 10-5 at No. 6).

Laney 8, South Brunswick 1

The Buccaneers won all six singles matches in straight sets and dropped only five games at No. 2 and 3 doubles to pick up the victory.

Simms Balkcum set the tone at No. 1 singles with a 6-2, 7-5 victory. Landon Batts won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 2 and Aidan Sullivan picked up a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 3. Laney (2-1, 2-1 Mideastern) also got wins from Ethan Kenworthy (6-1, 6-2 at No. 4), Cohen Sechrist (6-0, 6-2 at No. 5) and Chandler Smith (6-1, 6-2 at No. 6).

South Brunswick’s (0-6, 0-3) lone win was at No. 1 doubles, where Nick Costa and Grayson Moffitt picked up a 9-8(8) victory.

New Hanover 9, West Brunswick 0

The Wildcats picked up their fourth straight 9-0 Mideastern Conference victory, dropping only four games in singles and one in doubles.

Griffith Waren (No. 1), Alan Dimock (No. 2), John Hewlett West (No. 3) and Knox Lamar (No. 5) all won their singles matches 6-0, 6-0. Emerson Woolwine won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 4 and Maliik Banat won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 6.

SOFTBALL

Pender 7, Ashley 2

Tyanna Holmes and Samantha Wells both went 2-for-3 with a double and the Patriots picked up a nonconference win.

Pender (4-1) pitcher Lauren Gammons went the distance, allowing five hits and striking out four. Kaitlyn Breaver added to the offense by hitting a double.

Mollie Cox went 2-for-3 with a run for Ashley (2-3).

Other scores

East Columbus 18, Trask 7

BOYS LACROSSE

Laney 11, New Bern 7

A hat trick from Camden Knowles along with two goals from Noah Ehinger helped the Buccaneers secure a home win to remain unbeaten.

Laney (4-0) goalkeepers Steven Warshaw and Matt Lord combined for 10 saves.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Laney 10, New Bern 6

Junior Avery Pyrtle put home a team-best four goals and dished out an assist in the victory.

Kaia Dillon and Elizabeth Montalban each added two goals and Kennedy Martin had a goal and an assist for Laney (2-2). Goalkeeper Paige Kelmer finished with six saves.

GIRLS SOCCER

Hoggard 4, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 0

Erin Willis scored the game-winner in the 14th minute off an assist from Summer Beesley and the Vikings added three more goals in the home victory.

Sophomore Ainsley Norr scored in the 41st and 53 minute and Kaitlyn Neighbour found the back of the net in the 35th minute.

Hoggard (4-2) goalkeepers Blair Barefoot, Phoebe Simpson and Riley Manning all saw time to preserve the shutout.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Southeastern Homeschool 66, Cabarrus Homeschool 56

Pool play at East Coast Nationals

Philip Strickland hit five 3-pointer and scored 19 points to guide the Cardinals to a win in their opening game.

After scoring 24 points in the opening half, Southeastern Homeschool exploded for 23 in the third quarter to build a 47-37 lead. Noah Sibbett added 14 points and Andy Boehling finished with 12.

PCHA, Ill. 71, Southeastern Homeschool 66

Pool play at East Coast Nationals

Eleven missed free throws cost the Cardinals in a narrow loss.

Senior Noah Sibbett led all scorers with 24 points. Southeastern Homeschool also got 13 points from Josh Moyers and nine from Philip Strickland.

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