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Prep Baseball

Franklin duo keeps K's coming
CANDLER — Twice now in his baseball career, left-handed Jared Crawford has set Franklin's school record for strikeouts in a game with 16.
-Citizen Tmes

Hoggard baseball star Gore signs with UNC
Garrett Gore has seen clips of his uncle Mike Merritt, a University of North Carolina alumnus and hard-throwing pitcher.
-The Wilmington Star

Ashley shuts out rival Hoggard
The bottom of the Ashley Screaming Eagles' batting order served up the only runs of the game Tuesday night, while pitchers Hunter Ford and Ryan Hamme shared a shutout in a 2-0 baseball victory over the Hoggard Vikings.
-The Wilmington Star

Lead-off homer sparks Wildcats to win
BEULAVILLE - An early home run that sparked a multitude of runs and an impressive pitching performance allowed Richlands to come away with a vital baseball victory.
-The Jacksonville Daily

Trojans slide by Vikings
Twice it appeared a White Oak player scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh. And twice the Vikings were denied.
-The Jacksonville Daily

New Bern secures first BE win
New Bern's baseball team notched its first Big East win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Northern Nash Tuesday night. UNC-signee Adam Warren picked up the win, tossing a complete-game two-hitter.
-The New Bern Sun Journal

Girls Softball

Cards softball shuts out Monarchs
Racey Bartley tossed a one-hitter and was perfect at the plate as Jacksonville blanked visiting Northside, 10-0, in a non-conference softball game Tuesday evening. The game was called after five innings due to the 10-run rule.
-The Jacksonville Daily

Vikings knock off Havelock
HAVELOCK - In a Big East conference that sends just two teams to the state playoffs, Havelock coach Terry Taylor and D.H. Conley coach Donnie Weaver both realized that the outcome of Tuesday's matchup could make or break their respective seasons.
-The New Bern Sun Journal

Prep Football

Chargers add two members to football coaching staff
Crest is coming off back-to-back 3AA state titles in football, but many things will be different for the 2005 campaign.
-The Shelby Star

Boys Basketball

Star at North Davidson expected to go to WSSU
Jamal Durham, a three-sport star at North Davidson, has committed to play basketball at Winston-Salem State.
-Winston-Salem Journal


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