Daily Roundup: March 14, 2019

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GIRLS SOCCER

Hoggard 8, South Brunswick 0

Senior Erin Willis had a hat trick and also dished out three assists in the shutout.

Willis found the back of the net in the 22nd, 25th and 53rd minutes. Sophomore Ainsley Norr also had three goals – all in the opening half.

Hoggard (5-2, 3-0 Mideastern) also got a goal a piece from Kaitlyn Neighbour and Keilah Panz. Phoebe Simpson and Riley Manning split time in the net.

New Hanover 2, West Brunswick 0

Emily Mahn and Hannah Brigham each scored to give the Wildcats a Mideastern Conference victory.

Mahn opened the scoring off an assist from Carter Howard before Brigham added an insurance goal off an assist from Hadlie Winslow.

Liza McLatchy got the start at goalie for New Hanover (5-1-1, 2-0) and made two saves to earn the clean sheet.

West Brunswick is now 0-4 overall and 0-3 in league play.

Ashley 8, Topsail 0

Mia Hogan had her third hat trick of the season and the Screaming Eagles remained unbeaten in Mideastern Conference play.

Hogan now has 13 goals in seven contests. Lucy Jennings-Gilbert and Hannah Stafford each found the back of the net twice for Ashley (4-2-1, 3-0 Mideastern). Emma Carter had the other goal.

Goalkeepers Maleah Bainer and Molly Maguire shared time in the net and earned the clean sheet.

Topsail (2-4, 0-3) goalkeeper Briana Vreuls made 12 saves.

Laney 9, North Brunswick 0

The Buccaneers got two goals a piece from freshmen Taylor Chism and Izzy Newton in the mercy-rule victory that ended with Maddie Gnolfo’s goal in the 77th minute.

Lina Vasquez opened the scoring in the seventh minute off an assist from Courtney Dwertman. The score remained 1-0 until Newton found the back of the net in the 43rd and 46th minutes. Chism’s goals in the 65th and 69th minutes increased the lead to 8-0.

Chloe Wright, Delaney Arthurs and Parker Ormsby also scored for Laney (4-1-1, 3-0 Mideastern). Newton and Caroline Locklear each dished out a pair of assists.

Goalkeeper Mary Johnson stopped all four shots she faced to preserve the shutout.

North Brunswick fell to 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the conference.

SOFTBALL

Laney 15, Swansboro 1 (5 innings)

Tristen Horrell hit a pair of homers and the Buccaneers finished with 16 hits in the lopsided win.

Horrell, who has already signed with Gardner-Webb, now has four home runs on the season. Belle Nance also hit a home run.

Regan Stewart finished 3-for-3 with a double, triple and three runs. Laney (4-1) also got a double from Morgan Hall and a triple from Sierra Simmons.

Haley Casteen allowed only one hit and struck out nine in a complete-game victory.

Topsail 16, White Oak 0 (5 innings)

Sophomore Sydney Hartgrove went 4-for-5 with two doubles, four runs and and RBI junior Shayne Collins tossed a no-hitter with four strikeouts in the mercy-rule victory.

Topsail (3-0), which scored four runs in each of the first four innings, finished with 13 hits. Maggie Smith and Darbie Lisk each had two hits, including a double, as well as four RBI. Lauren Strnad and Tyesha Williams both drove in two runs.

Hoggard 2, Jacksonville 1

Senior pitcher Jesse Mathis struck out 10 and allowed only three hits in the complete game.

Hoggard (3-2) scored both its runs in the third inning. Icess Tresvik tripled home Anna Taylor and then scored on a ground out. Mathis had the only other hit for the Vikings.

BOYS TENNIS

New Hanover 9, Ashley 0

Alan Dimock (No. 2) and John Hewlett West (No. 3) each picked up 6-0, 6-0 singles victories and the Wildcats lost only eight games in singles and five in doubles in another sweep.

New Hanover (5-0, 5-0 Mideastern) has yet to drop a court this season. Griffith Waren (6-1, 6-0 at No. 1), Emerson Woolwine (6-0, 6-2 at No. 4), Knox Lamar (6-0, 6-1 at No. 5) and George Turner (6-2, 6-2 at No. 6) were the other singles winners.

Waren and Dimock won 8-0 at No. 1 doubles.

Ashley fell to 2-3 overall and 2-3 in the MEC.

Topsail 9, South Brunswick 0

Senior Zack Teeter picked up a hard-fought 7-5, 7-6 victory at No. 1 singles and the Pirates won all eight other courts.

Will Hornthal lost only one game at No. 3 singles. Topsail (3-3, 3-3 Mideastern) also got wins from Alex Hornthal (7-5, 6-0 at No. 2), Connor Hill (6-1, 6-2 at No. 2), Bobby Toler (6-1, 6-4 at No. 5) and Brayden Wells (6-1, 6-4 at No. 6).

Teeter and Hill teamed up for an 8-0 win at No. 2 doubles.

South Brunswick fell to 0-7 overall and 0-4 in league play.

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