WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Tuesday night’s sports segment featured high school baseball state playoff action between two area teams. Whiteville hosted North Brunswick to see who would advance to the East 2A finals. West Brunswick baseball was also in action on Tuesday night. The Trojans dropped a close one to C.B. Aycock 4-3. Ashley hosted Richmond in the East 4A semifinals, as well. The Screamin’ Eagles’ season ended after a close 2-1 defeat. The Ashley softball team also saw their season end on Tuesday night. Chip Adams’ squad fell to Jack Britt on the road, 4-3. We also checked out the Wilmington Hammerheads in an Open Cup match against Cal F.C. The winner would advance to play the Portland Timbers, an MLS team. On top of that, the UNCW baseball team saw 11 players get awarded All-CAA honors during Tuesday night’s banquet. Head Coach Mark Scalf was named CAA Coach-of-the-Year for the fifth time in his career. The conference will provide FREE video streaming for all the baseball tournament games this week. Below is a link to a tournament web page that will have links to live stats and video. UNCW games will be aired locally in Wilmington on ESPN Radion AM 630 or on the internet (http://www.am630.net/) with voice of the Seahawks Mike Vaccaro calling all the action. You can also follow along via twitter @uncwbaseball and on your smartphone live stats will be on UNCWstats.com. You can visit UNCWsports.com for stories and box scores as the tournament progresses.
The Seahawks will play either George Mason or VCU on Thursday at noon. After that the schedule changes, so visit the tournament website below to stay up to date with the Seahawks.
Link to conference tournament web page: http://www.jmusports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=14400&ATCLID=205427565
Scores and Notes:
UNCW BASEBALL COACH MARK SCALF WAS NAMED CAA COACH-OF-THE-YEAR ON TUESDAY NIGHT. THOMAS POPE, ANDREW CAIN & TYLER MCSWAIN WERE GIVEN ALL-CAA FIRST TEAM HONORS. HUNTER RIDGE, MICHAEL BASS, JAKE KOENIG & AND MATT CAMPBELL WERE NAMED TO THE ALL-CAA SECOND TEAM. TYLER MOLINARO AND MAT BATTS WERE AWARDED ALL-CAA THIRD TEAM. COREY DICK AND JORDAN RAMSEY WERE NAMED TO THE CAA ALL-ROOKIE SQUAD.
THE WILMINGTON SHARKS SUMMER LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON WILL START ON TUESDAY, MAY 29TH. THE SHARKS WILL HOST MOREHEAD CITY AT BUCK HARDEE FIELD AT 7PM NEXT TUESDAY.
THE WILMINGTON SEA DAWGS NEXT HOME GAME WILL BE FRIDAY, MAY 25TH AGAINST THE QUEEN CITY EXPRESS AT THE SCHWARTZ CENTER.
THE U17 CAPE FEAR BREAKERS BOYS SOCCER TEAM CAPTURED THE US YOUTH SOCCER NC STATE CUP OVER THE WEEKEND. FORMER WILMINGTON HAMMERHEADS STANDOUT KENNY BUNDY IS THE TEAM’S HEAD COACH. WILL PAIGE IS THE ASSISTANT COACH ON THE U17 TEAM.
HERE ARE TUESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL STATE PLAYOFF SCORES:
STATE PLAYOFFS 4A BASEBALL: RICHMOND 2 – ASHLEY 1
STATE PLAYOFFS 3A BASEBALL: C.B. AYCOCK 4 – WEST BRUNSWICK 3
STATE PLAYOFFS 2A BASEBALL: WHITEVILLE 6 – NORTH BRUNSWICK 0
HUNTER SMITH PITCHED A COMPLETE GAME 3-HIT SHUTOUT FOR THE WOLFPACK. WHITEVILLE WILL HOST NORTHWOOD IN THE EAST 2A BEST OF THREE FINALS STARTING ON THURSDAY AT 7PM. NORTHWOOD WILL HOST GAME TWO ON FRIDAY AT 7PM. GAME THREE WILL BE PLAYED ON SATURDAY IN WHITEVILLE AT 7PM IF NECESSARY.
STATE PLAYOFFS 4A SOFTBALL: JACK BRITT 4 – ASHLEY 3
THE HOGGARD GIRLS SOCCER TEAM WILL HOST GREEN HOPE ON WEDNESDAY AT 6:30PM AT HOGGARD STADIUM. GREEN HOPE ENTERS THE GAME AS THE NATION’S TOP RANKED GIRLS SOCCER TEAM IN THE COUNTRY.
THE WILMINGTON HAMMERHEADS LOST TO CAL F.C. 4-0 IN A SECOND ROUND OPEN CUP MATCH ON TUESDAY AT HOME. CAL FC WILL NOW FACE THE PORTLAND TIMBERS IN ROUND THREE OF THE OPEN CUP.
WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN’S MOLLY ROHLFING SIGNED HER LETTER OF INTENT TO PLAY BASKETBALL AT SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY ON MONDAY.
TOPSAIL’S DOMINIQUE FORTUNATO RECENTLY SIGNED WITH MOUNT OLIVE COLLEGE TO PLAY GIRLS LACROSSE. FORTUNATO SCORED 100 GOALS IN HER CAREER FOR THE PIRATES.