Ashley and Hoggard notch round one wins


The Hoggard baseball team won the Mideastern Conference, earning the one seed in the state playoffs. The Vikings hosted Cape Fear, a wild card out of the Mid-South Conference in round one.

Ashley was the two seed, also earning a home game in round one.

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Hoggard came up with a 2-0 victory behind the sparkling pitching performance of Coley Thompkins while Ashley needed to make a comeback. After falling behind 5-3, the Eagles scored the next seven runs of the ball game and held on for a 10-7 win.

Please click video icon for highlights from the Ashley-East Wake game and the Hoggard-Cape Fear game. We also had a camera at North Brunswick’s 7-0 win over Kinston. David Zacek threw a no-hitter for the Scorpions. That will be included in the Coach’s Corner show which will air at 6pm on Sunday.

Hoggard 2
Cape Fear 0

Ashley 10
East Wake 7

North Brunswick 7
Kinston 0

East Duplin 7
East Bladen 6 (8)

First Flight 1
Topsail 0

East Carteret 9
Trask 7

Eastern Wayne 4
South Brunswick 1


Thursday first round results:

North Lenoir 4
West Brunswick 3

Whiteville 11
Croatan 1

East Columbus 10
Princeton 0