WWAY’s Friday night sports – Sept. 7

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Submitted: Sat, 09/08/2012 - 3:59am
Updated: Sat, 09/08/2012 - 7:21pm

WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) — Week four of the high school football season is complete. Here at WWAY we had our sports cameras out and about. The 5th Quarter Show is online. Click here to see it ! http://www.wwaytv3.com/5th-quarter-2012-week-4

We’ve also listed scores from across the state from the Associated Press.


Friday’s Scores
The Associated Press

Anson County 34, Chesterfield, S.C. 27

Arendell-Parrott Academy 30, Rocky Mount Academy 20

Ashe County 41, Elkin 34

Asheville 49, Q Foundation 0

Asheville Erwin 38, R-S Central 15

Asheville Reynolds 48, Canton Pisgah 17

Asheville Roberson 28, Shelby Crest 27

Asheville School 21, Andrews 3

Ayden-Grifton 42, Farmville Central 16

Belmont South Point 37, Lawndale Burns 10

Bertie County 1, KIPP Pride 0

Boonville Starmount 26, East Wilkes 3

Burlington Williams 34, Burlington Cummings 28

Burnsville Mountain Heritage 63, North Buncombe 33

Cameron Union 35, East Montgomery 34

Carrboro 53, East Chapel Hill 14

Cary 45, Apex 7

Catawba Bandys 42, North Lincoln 18

Central Cabarrus 54, West Stanly 0

Chapel Hill 28, Pittsboro Northwood 7

Charlotte Catholic 49, Gastonia Ashbrook 21

Charlotte Country Day 38, Great Falls, S.C. 12

Charlotte Latin 35, Carolina Pride 20

Charlotte Providence Day 52, Lasker Northeast 0

Cherokee 26, Choctaw Central, Miss. 6

Claremont Bunker Hill 35, Newton Foard 14

Clayton Cleveland 48, Wake Forest Heritage 13

Concord 48, Gastonia Huss 28

Concord Robinson 27, China Grove Carson 21

Cox Mill 54, Monroe Piedmont 21

Dan River, Va. 41, Yanceyville Yancey 30

Davie County 49, Lexington 7

Dunn Midway 34, Chocowinity Southside 21

Durham Hillside 21, Greensboro Dudley 20

East Bladen 33, Clinton 28

East Carteret 42, Seven Springs Spring Creek 8

East Columbus 28, Whiteville 8

East Duplin 38, Wallace-Rose Hill 6

East Forsyth 49, Winston-Salem Reynolds 6

East Henderson 63, Robbinsville 42

East Lincoln 54, East Gaston 30

East Rutherford 31, West Lincoln 14

Eastern Alamance 27, Graham 6

Eastern Randolph 30, Asheboro 7

Eastern Wayne 42, Greene Central 14

Edenton Holmes 62, Perquimans County 0

Elizabeth City Northeastern 55, Pasquotank County 0

Elizabethton, Tenn. 14, Waynesville Tuscola 0

Enka 23, Black Mountain Owen 17

Erwin Triton 49, Western Harnett 30

Fayetteville Pine Forest 34, Fayetteville Westover 20

Fayetteville Sanford 24, Raleigh Broughton 21

Forest City Chase 21, Cherryville 18

Franklinton 22, Oxford Webb 20

Garner 46, Apex Middle Creek 29

Gastonia Forestview 49, Bessemer City 16

Goldsboro 14, Pikeville Aycock 7

Greensboro Grimsley 22, High Point Central 21

Greenville Conley 28, North Pitt 24

Halifax County, Va. 35, Person County 19

Harrells Christian Academy 56, Cannon School 14

Havelock 65, Kinston 18

Hayesville 20, Rabun County, Ga. 6

Hendersonville 55, North Henderson 49

Hertford County 13, Nash Central 8

Hickory 32, North Gaston 20

Hickory Ridge 49, East Rowan 27

Hoke County 49, Raleigh Sanderson 7

Holly Springs 23, Panther Creek 20

Hope Mills Gray’s Creek 62, Cape Fear 31

Indian Trail Porter Ridge 41, Kannapolis Brown 14

Jacksonville 7, Richlands 6

Jacksonville Northside 34, Wilson Fike 21

Jamestown Ragsdale 35, Greensboro Page 21

Kernersville Glenn 45, Winston-Salem Carver 26

Kernersville McGuinness 48, South Davidson 0

Kings Mountain 55, Alexander Central 33

Knightdale 41, Raleigh Enloe 14

Lake Norman Charter 67, Raleigh Wake Christian 0

Lake View, S.C. 28, Fairmont 20

Lee County 37, Fuquay-Varina 14

Lenoir Hibriten 21, Morganton Patton 14

Lumberton 42, Fayetteville Seventy-First 26

Madison County 43, West Henderson 14

Maiden 28, Hickory St. Stephens 7

Manteo 34, Kill Devil Hills First Flight 21

Marshville Forest Hills 31, Monroe Parkwood 12

Marvin Ridge 20, Monroe 18

Mayodan McMichael 35, West Stokes 24

Metrolina Christian Academy 37, Gastonia Highland Tech 0

Mitchell County 21, Brevard 15

Monroe Sun Valley 42, Charlotte Garinger 0

Mooresville 49, Northwest Cabarrus 0

Morganton Freedom 34, Vldese Draughn 14

Mt. Airy 7, Central Davidson 0

Mt. Pleasant 26, Albemarle 14

Murphy 34, Sylva Smoky Mountain 14

New Bern 47, Greenville Rose 2

New Hanover 56, Pembroke Swett 19

Newton-Conover 49, East Surry 6

North Brunswick 54, Lejeune 8

North Davidson 37, Statesville 35

North Duplin 42, Hobbton 7

North Johnston 28, Princeton 21

North Lenoir 35, South Lenoir 6

North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 40, South Brunswick 6

North Raleigh Christian def. Forsyth County Day, forfeit

North Stokes 34, Rosewood 19

Northampton County 49, South Creek 0

Northeast Guilford 16, Greensboro Smith 15

Northern Durham 33, Raleigh Millbrook 20

Northern Guilford 14, Northwest Guilford 0

Northern Nash 17, South Central Pitt 14

Orange County 26, Durham Jordan 6

Pfafftown Reagan 28, Southern Pines Pinecrest 20

Polk County 28, Landrum, S.C. 21

Raleigh Athens Drive 24, Morrisville Green Hope 20

Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 49, Raleigh Ravenscroft 17

Raleigh Wakefield 55, East Wake 41

Randleman 35, Providence Grove 26

Red Springs 54, North Moore 6

Reidsville 34, Eden Morehead 0

Richmond County 41, Hope Mills South View 7

Rockingham County 44, Southwest Guilford 6

Rocky Mount 33, SouthWest Edgecombe 24

Rocky River 34, Cuthbertson 14

Rose Hill Union 21, Jones County 7

Salisbury 64, South Rowan 9

Scotland County 32, Fayetteville Britt 6

Shelby 42, Lincolnton 7

South Caldwell 38, East Burke 0

South Granville 28, Northern Vance 21

South Iredell 41, North Iredell 10

South Johnston 34, Smithfield-Selma 7

South Stanly 64, North Stanly 41

South Stokes 35, Alleghany County 7

Southampton Academy, Va. 60, Lasker Northeast 14

Southeast Guilford 13, Thomasville 10

Southeast Halifax 28, Granville Central 14

Southern Guilford 69, East Davidson 6

Southern Lee 30, South Robeson 24

Southern Nash 42, Roanoke Rapids 14

Southern Vance 26, Hillsborough Cedar Ridge 18

Southwest Onslow 41, Jacksonville White Oak 0

Southwestern Randolph 41, Trinity 6

Spring Lake Overhills 58, Harnett Central 0

St. Pauls 76, West Bladen 45

Swain County 44, Franklin 7

Swansboro 30, Dixon 22

Tarboro 49, North Edgecombe 0

Thomas Jefferson 28, Rosman 27

Thomasville Ledford 30, West Davidson 13

Topsail 26, Wilmington Ashley 7

Wake Forest-Rolesville 34, Southeast Raleigh 7

Warren County 50, Weldon 36

Washington 21, Riverside Martin 7

Watauga County 33, West Caldwell 14

West Carteret 41, Croatan 7

West Columbus 32, Monroe Central 7

West Craven 24, Pamlico County 8

West Forsyth 26, North Forsyth 12

West Iredell 21, Lake Norman 7

West Montgomery 13, Siler City Jordan-Matthews 12

West Rowan 29, North Rowan 21

West Wilkes 28, East Bend Forbush 7

Western Alamance 30, Southern Alamance 13

Western Guilford 41, Eastern Guilford 20

Wheatmore 23, Chatham Central 7

Wilkes Central 34, North Wilkes 14

Wilmington Hoggard 38, South Columbus 0

Wilmington Laney 35, West Brunswick 22

Wilson Hunt 41, Wilson Beddingfield 13

Winston-Salem Atkins 20, Walkertown 12

Winston-Salem Mt. Tabor 55, Winston-Salem Parkland 14

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


WILMINGTON,NC (UNCW sports release) — Senior striker Stephanie Rose struck twice as the UNCW women’s soccer team raced out to a 2-0 lead at halftime and cruised to a 3-0 shutout of visiting Campbell in the second game of the UNCW Courtyard Marriott Wilmington Invitational Friday at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

UNCW, 3-2-1, used long stretches of possession and solid defense to post its third shutout of the season. Troy edged Elon, 2-1, in the second overtime period in the tournament opener.

Campbell, 2-1-1, was not able to break through the Seahawks’ defense throughout the night, and only managed six shots in the 90 minutes.

Rose opened the scoring early in the eighth minute when she found herself on the receiving end of an early cross played by midfielder Natalie Winslow. Rose beat her defender to the ball before taking one touch and beating Campbell keeper Ryann Torrero into the bottom right corner.

Senior midfielder Kim Currie doubled UNCW’s lead when she was played through by Rose to the top of the 18-yard box, where she slid the ball past Torrero to extend the score to 2-0 going into the half.

It only took five minutes into the second half for Rose to once again find the net. She put the game out of reach with her second goal of the game and the 23rd strike of her four-year career. The Jacksonville, N.C., product took advantage of an errant Campbell pass and beat one defender to score unassisted and increase the lead to 3-0.

The Seahawks outshot the Camels, 21-6, overall and tallied seven corner kicks on the night.


NORFOLK, VA (UNCW sports release) — Sophomore Morgan Kline recorded nine kills and junior Christi Laite added eight as UNCW swept Stetson, 3-0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-22) in collegiate volleyball action Friday in the Spartan Classic at Norfolk State.

UNCW was unable to earn a sweep of its two Friday matches, however, as it fell to Rutgers, 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 26-24), in the nightcap.

The Seahawks, who moved to 5-4 on the season with the split, return to action Saturday as they close out their appearance in the Spartan Classic with a 1 p.m. match against host Norfolk State.

“We had a solid match against Stetson and were able to incorporate a lot of players into the lineup,” said UNCW Head Coach Amy Bambenek. “It was great to showcase our depth and was happy about the team effort. We struggled early on with Rutgers serves and were not really able to get in rhythm offensively until the third set. There is always something to be learned with each loss. I know the team will be ready to bounce back tomorrow against Norfolk State.”

Against Stetson, Kline and Laite combined for 17 kills and just one attack error in 32 total attempts to power a Seahawks lineup that notched 34 kills and only seven miscues on its way to posting a season-high .397 hitting percentage. Freshman Victoria Phillips and senior Natalie LaHaie teamed up to run the highly-efficient UNCW attack, dishing out 15 and 11 assists, respectively.

Phillips also recorded a team-high nine digs to finish just shy of her first career double-double while freshman Lindsay Hartmann added seven and junior Haley Collins chipped in six. Sophomore McKenzie Keightley notched a match-high five total blocks and Laite tallied four rejections as the Seahawks finished the match with 10 total blocks.

Junior Kaley Melville notched nine kills and freshman Cailyn Prewitt tallied seven for Stetson, who was limited to a .000 hitting percentage for the match. Senior Kelli Carneal dished out 14 assists while Melville posted a team-best six digs.

With the score tied at 4-all early in the first set, a service ace by Laite sparked the Seahawks to a 13-2 run and a 17-6 advantage. The Seahawks would maintain a double-digit lead the rest of the way, cruising to a 25-11 victory. UNCW posted a solid .471 hitting percentage in the opening frame, tallying 10 kills and just one

attack error in 21 attempts for a .429 hitting percentage.

UNCW continued to dominate play in the second set, racing out to an early 11-3 edge before closing the frame with six unanswered points to post a convincing 25-8 victory. The Seahawks maintained its torrid attack during the second set, posting 13 kills with just one error in 21 attempts for a .571 attack clip.

The third set saw Stetson jump out to an early 8-3 lead, only to see UNCW score four straight points later in the frame to pull even at 12-all. The Hatters would retake the lead moments later, 17-14, only to see the Seahawks once again level the score at 17-all. The two sides would then proceed to trade points until UNCW tallied five of six points to build a 23-20 edge. The Hatters responded with two straight points to pull within one, 23-22, but a kill freshman Meredith Peacock and a Stetson attack error gave the Seahawks a 25-22 victory and the match.

Versus Rutgers, senior Alex Jones led four Scarlet Knight players in double figures with 14 kills while three players – senior Kylie Orr and freshmen Alex Lassa and Sarah Schmid – pitched in 10 spikes each. Senior setter Stephanie Zielinski recorded a match-best 40 assists to guide a Rutgers attack that combined for 50 kills and a .278 hitting percentage.

Defensively, junior Tracy Wright notched a match-best 24 digs and freshman Ronnie Komisarek added 10. Zielinski chipped in nine bumps as she finished just shy of a double-double.

Senior Jennifer Mallard tallied seven kills and Laite added six for UNCW. LaHaie dished out 13 assists and Collins posted a team-high 12 digs.

Rutgers never trailed in the first set, taking a quick 3-0 lead before using an 11-4 spurt midway through the frame to build a 18-10 cushion. The Seahawks would pull within four, 22-18, but the Scarlet Knights tallied three straight points to close out the frame and take a 25-18 victory.

It was more of the same for Rutgers in the second set as the Scarlet Knights scored seven of the first eight points of the frame for an early 7-1 edge. The Seahawks rebounded, notching seven of the next 12 points to get within four, 12-8, but a kill by Jones sent Rutgers on a 9-3 spurt to take a 21-11 lead. The Scarlet Knights never threatened the rest of the way, scoring four of the final eight points of the set to cruise to a 25-15 triumph.

In a close third set that featured a total of six ties and four lead changes, Rutgers held a 22-18 lead late in the frame when a kill by Peacock ignited UNCW to five unanswered points and a 23-22 edge. the two sides then proceeded to trade points until back-to-back errors from UNCW with the score deadlocked at 24-all gave the Scarlet Knights a 26-24 win and the match.


CHARLESTON,SC (Courtesy USL ) — USL PRO honored its top performers of the season today, announcing the Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Defender of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year and Coach of the Year from the 2012 season. The winners were announced at an awards ceremony in Charleston, South Carolina, site of Saturday’s USL PRO Championship Game featuring the Charleston Battery and Wilmington Hammerheads at Blackbaud Stadium.

Most Valuable Player – Kevin Molino, Orlando City

The Trinidad and Tobago international claimed MVP honors after a standout season that saw him act as a catalyst for an Orlando side that led USL PRO with 50 goals, an average of more than 2.5 per game. Molino himself finished second in the league with seven assists, adding three goals, but in addition his ability to stretch the field against opposing defenses made him the key figure for the Lions’ attack all season.

Rookie of the Year – Jose Cuevas, Charleston Battery

A season after starring in the PDL for the Fresno Fuego, Cuevas brought creativity and versatility to the Battery’s attack throughout the season. Playing as both a forward, and at times an attacking midfielder, Cuevas led all rookies with 18 points, scoring seven goals and adding four assists, as he helped the Battery finish third in the USL PRO regular season.

Coach of the Year – Adrian Heath, Orlando City

Named Coach of the Year for the second consecutive season, Heath’s ability to motivate and get the most out of his roster led to the Lions falling just once in the USL PRO regular season. Orlando has now gone undefeated at the Florida Citrus Bowl in the past two regular seasons, with Heath also helping fulfill the potential of the league’s leading scorer Dennis Chin in his second professional season.

Defender of the Year – Troy Roberts, Rochester Rhinos

Calm and in control at the heart of the Rhinos’ defense, Troy Roberts had another exceptional season in 2012. Named to the USL PRO All-League defense for the second consecutive season, Roberts played every minute of every game as the Rhinos conceded an average of less than a goal per game.

Goalkeeper of the Year – Kristian Nicht, Rochester Rhinos

In his first season in North America, the German standout put in a remarkable run to open the USL PRO season, recording six consecutive shutouts. Nicht continued his outstanding play throughout the remainder of the season, finishing the season with the league lead in shutouts (11), second in goals-against average (0.909) and fourth in total saves (86).

The Charleston Battery will host the Wilmington Hammerheads in the 2012 USL PRO Championship Game on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium at 7:30 p.m. ET, with the game being aired live at USLNation.com.

Both teams will be back in action Sunday in the second day of the tourney. UNCW plays host to Troy at Noon and Campbell faces off against Elon at 2:30 pm.


WILMINGTON, NC (UNCW sports release) – East Carolina swept the men ‘s and women’s titles the 23rd Seahawk Invitational Cross Country race late Friday on the recreational fields at UNCW.

Individually, ECU’s Antonio Palmer edged Guilford’s Andris Goncarovs to win the men’s race with a 15:42 time over the flat 5K course. On the women’s side, ECU’s Stacey Gonzalez was the first of five straight Pirates to cross the finish line, clocking an 18:17.

The men’s opener was delayed one hour due to lightning in the area and the runners took the course following a brief warm-up period. ECU beat out six other teams with 28 points, followed by UNCW (50), Guilford (75), N.C. State Club (105), Pfeiffer (132), Shaw (163) and Fayetteville State (187). It marked just the second time the Pirate men had won the race after taking the 2000 title.

The ECU women also dominated, taking the first five positions for 15 points during a rainy race. UNCW came in second with 45 points ahead of Meredith (107), N.C. State Club (127), Pfeiffer (132), Guilford (149), Methodist (220), Shaw (232) and Fayetteville State (238). It was the fourth Seahawk Invite title for the ECU women and the first since 2000.

Dylan Skinner was UNCW’s top men’s finisher after the transfer placed sixth overall with a 16:04 time. Rachel Quinn came in seventh at 18:54 to be the top UNCW women’s runner in the race.

Final Men’s Team Results: East Carolina (28), UNCW (50), Guilford (75), N.C. State Club (105), Pfeiffer (132), Shaw (163), Fayetteville State (187).

Final Women’s Team Results: East Carolina (15), UNCW (45), Meredith (107), N.C. State Club (127), Pfeiffer (132), Guilford (149), Methodist (220), Shaw (232), Fayetteville State (238).

UNCW Individual Men’s Results: Dylan Skinner, 6th, 16:04; John Riemer, 8th, 16:06; Ryan O’Connor, 12th, 16:15; Casey Buddenbaum, 13th, 16:21; Brian Gottwalt, 17th, 16:39; Josh Drew, 20th, 16:54; Cole Vaughn, 22nd, 17:10; Mike Brewer, 24th, 17:22; Ryan Rudisill, 25th, 17:27; Nick Lukas, 34th, 17:45.

UNCW Individual Women’s Results: Rachel Quinn, 7th, 18:54; Ashley Wybersky, 8th, 18:56; Alyssa Torres, 10th, 19:12; Dakota Foskey, 12th, 19:19; Kim Black, 14th, 19:43; Katy Haran, 17th, 20:08; Emily Mauro, 21st, 20;21; Terra Jackson, 24th, 20;26; Sarah Alexander, 25th, 20;41; Jodi Robinson, 28th, 21:00; Meredith Bozzi, 29th, 21:00; Samantha Budd, 32nd, 21:13; Cara Enright, 33rd, 21:15; Maegan Weeks, 41st, 22:04; Signe Hardigan, 42nd, 22:06; Erin McDaniel, 53rd, 23:15; Jen Arndt, 64th, 24:47.


NEWARK, NJ (AP) – Epiphanny Prince scored 30 points to lead the Chicago Sky to a 92-83 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night.

Tamera Young added 19 points for Chicago (11-16), which moved one-half game past New York for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Courtney Vandersloot had 12 points and Swin Cash added 10 points and seven rebounds. Prince, who also had five rebounds, scored 30 for the fourth time in 19 games this season.

Cappie Pondexter scored 24 points on 7-for-19 shooting to lead the Liberty (11-17). Plenette Pierson had 15 points, Kara Braxton added 13 and Essence Carson.

The Sky led throughout. New York twice cut the deficit to three points, the last occurring with 4:04 remaining in the third after Pondexter’s 3-pointer.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Note: Tamera Young is a Laney grad !

1 Comment

  • wbhs vs laney says:

    0-4, the losing season has started for west. It seems west brunswick has alot of internal problems. first of all some of the players need an attitude adjustment. These west players that are throwing their helments, cursing, screaming at the coaches should be benched or removed from the team. These players displayed this type of behavior during the entire laney game and the coaches continued to let these same kids play and even play both sides of the ball in a losing effort. Secondly, west needs a quarterback!! not the two they have now!! West does have a couple of kids that can play quarterback, but of course the coaches won’t even give them a shot at the position. Lastly, coaches stop playing favorites, did you not hear all of the parents and fans at these games yelling; change quarterbacks, put new people in, give someone else a chance, stop running the option and etc. you coaches have got almost every one of these kids playing positions they know nothing about. My suggestion is to start with a clean slate, make every kid earn a position. You would be surprised how much talent you have on the team, and put them in the positions that they know how to play instead of putting them where you think they can play.

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