WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Friday night’s sports segment featured high school baseball state playoff action from West Brunswick. We also checked out the North Brunswick baseball team against North Pitt. We traveled to Ashley to watch the softball team defeat West Johnston 4-2 for the district title. The Hoggard girls soccer team was also in action tonight. The Vikings shut out Pinecrest 3-0. We also saw the Cape Fear Academy boys tennis team compete in the Independent Schools State Championships on Friday. On top of that, we made the trip to Brooks Field to see CAA-leader UNCW battle George Mason. We had a UNCW men’s golf update as well. The Seahawks are in sixth place going into the final round of the Athens Regional in the NCAA Championships. We even headed to the Schwartz Center to see the Wilmington Sea Dawgs against the Fayetteville Crossover.
Scores and Notes:
SOUTH BRUNSWICK’S TRAVIS MINOR FINISHED SECOND IN THE SHOTPUT DURING THE BOYS 3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET ON FRIDAY. SOUTH BRUNSWICK’S CARMEN HILLIARD TOOK SECOND IN THE 1600 METER RACE DURING THE GIRLS 3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET.
HERE ARE FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL STATE PLAYOFF SCORES:
STATE PLAYOFFS 2A TENNIS CARRBORO 5 – TOPSAIL 2
STATE PLAYOFFS 4A BASEBALL ASHLEY 5 – SCOTLAND COUNTY 3
PANTE MILIODIS WAS THE WINNING PITCHER FOR ASHLEY.
STATE PLAYOFFS 3A BASEBALL WEST BRUNSWICK 7 – WILSON HUNT 0
STATE PLAYOFFS 2A BASEBALL WHITEVILLE 3 – FARMVILLE CENTRAL 0
STATE PLAYOFFS 2A BASEBALL NORTH BRUNSWICK 14 – NORTH PITT 3
STATE PLAYOFFS 4A SOFTBALL ASHLEY 4 – WEST JOHNSTON 2
CRYSTAL HARRELL WAS THE WINNING PITCHER FOR ASHLEY
STATE PLAYOFFS 2A SOFTBALL SOUTH LENOIR 7 – SOUTH COLUMBUS 6.
STATE PLAYOFFS 2A SOFTBALL BEDDINGFIELD 4 – TOPSAIL 3 IN 9 INNINGS
STATE PLAYOFFS 1A SOFTBALL HOBBTON 3 – EAST COLUMBUS 1
STATE PLAYOFFS INDEPENDENT GIRLS SOCCER DAVIDSON DAY SCHOOL 1 – CAPE FEAR ACADEMY 0
STATE PLAYOFFS 4A GIRLS SOCCER HOGGARD 3 – PINECREST 0
CHELSEA FRANKENY HAD 2 GOALS FOR THE VIKINGS.
IN 2A GIRLS SOCCER THE WHITEVILLE GIRLS SOCCER TEAM WILL PLAY ON SATURDAY ON THE ROAD AGAINST SWANSBORO.
IN COLLEGE BASEBALL ACTION, UNCW BEAT GEORGE MASON 9-2 IN THE COMPLETION OF THURSDAY’S SUSPENDED GAME. THE SEAHAWKS DEFEATED THE PATRIOTS 11-5 IN FRIDAY’S GAME AT BROOKS FIELD. MATT CAMPBELL, TYLER MOLINARO, HUNTER RIDGE AND COREY DICK ALL HIT HOMERUNS IN FRIDAY NIGHT’S WIN.
THE UINCW GOLF TEAM IS IN SIXTH PLACE GOING INTO THE FINAL ROUND OF THE ATHENS REGIONAL OF THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS ON SATURDAY. THE SEAHAWKS ARE TWO STROKES BACK OF NEW MEXICO FOR THE FINAL SPOT TO ADVANCE TO THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LOS ANGELES.
THE WILMINGTON SEA DAWGS BEAT FAYETTEVILLE CROSSOVER 92-82 AT HOME ON FRIDAY NIGHT.
THE WILMINGTON HAMMERHEADS WILL HOST THE CHARLOTTE EAGLES ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT LEGION STADIUM AT 7PM. THE HAMMERHEADS CURRENTLY SPORT A 2-2-2 RECORD AFTER 6 GAMES.
THE CAPE FEAR ACADEMY BOYS TENNIS TEAM LEADS AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF PLAY IN THE STATE INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS TENNIS TOURNAMENT. CAPE FEAR ACADEMY ENTERS THIS WEEKEND’S EVENT WITH FOUR CONSECUTIVE STATE TENNIS TITLES.