WWAY’s Friday night sports – October 4

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Scores from around the state are posted below the scores from our region. In most cases we have video of the region games on the 5th Quarter. Click the play video icon to see WWAY’s 5th Quarter with John Rendleman & Trot Nixon.



Friday’s Football Scores – The Associated Press


Alexander Central 32, North Lincoln 13

Alleghany County 40, East Wilkes 20

Apex 31, Fuquay-Varina 21

Arendell-Parrott Academy 32, Cary Christian 16

Ashe County 40, Wilkes Central 16

Asheboro 41, Southwestern Randolph 13

Asheville 27, Asheville Reynolds 17

Asheville Erwin 41, Enka 13

Avery County 51, Unaka, Tenn. 0

Belmont South Point 28, Gastonia Huss 27

Black Mountain Owen 62, Mitchell County 6

Boonville Starmount 40, West Wilkes 21

Camden County 38, Manteo 35

Cape Fear 31, Spring Lake Overhills 0

Catawba Bandys 28, West Caldwell 25

Central Davidson 32, Thomasville Ledford 28

Charlotte Catholic 41, Charlotte Harding 14

Charlotte Christian 38, Charlotte Latin 3

Charlotte Olympic 34, Charlotte Ardrey Kell 22

Charlotte Providence 31, West Mecklenburg 27

Charlotte Providence Day 43, Southlake Christian 33

Charlotte Victory Christian 20, Marvin Ridge 14

China Grove Carson 28, West Rowan 21

Chocowinity Southside 52, South Creek 19

Clinton 21, East Bladen 20

Columbia 44, Mattamuskeet 14

Concord 63, Central Cabarrus 50

Corinth Holders 33, Franklinton 32

Cox Mill 45, South Rowan 36

Creswell 34, Cape Hatteras 14

Dunn Midway 52, Pender 6

East Forsyth 35, North Forsyth 13

East Gaston 33, Lake Norman Charter 7

East Lincoln 28, Lincolnton 9

East Montgomery 22, South Stanly 7

East Surry 21, East Bend Forbush 14

Eastern Guilford 42, Eden Morehead 0

Edenton Holmes 43, Currituck County 13

Fairmont 36, West Columbus 0

Fayetteville Britt 56, Fayetteville Pine Forest 26

Fayetteville Byrd 35, Lee County 21

Fayetteville Sanford 52, Cameron Union Pines 20

Fort Chiswell, Va. 21, Thomasville 17

Franklin 14, Canton Pisgah 13

Garner 62, West Johnston 21

Gastonia Ashbrook 35, North Gaston 14

Gastonia Forestview 66, Bessemer City 7

Gray’s Creek 30, Southern Lee 13

Greensboro Smith 23, Southern Vance 12

Greenville Rose 61, South Central Pitt 41

Halifax Academy 77, Word of God Christian Academy 64

Havelock 42, Jacksonville 0

Hayesville 35, Rosman 20

Hendersonville 48, Madison County 7

Hertford County 50, Bertie County 20

Hickory Grove Christian 40, Concord First Assembly 14

Hickory Ridge 35, East Rowan 21

Hoke County 56, Fayetteville Westover 14

Holly Springs 48, Raleigh Athens Drive 12

Hope Mills South View 28, Fayetteville Seventy-First 7

Hough High School 73, Concord Robinson 0

Indian Trail Porter Ridge 35, Charlotte Independence 34

Kannapolis Brown 55, Charlotte Vance 40

Kill Devil Hills First Flight 49, Pasquotank County 0

Knightdale 52, Clayton 27

Lake Norman 45, Statesville 41

Lakewood (Salemburg) 33, North Duplin 7

Lawndale Burns 31, East Rutherford 0

Lenoir Hibriten 47, Hickory St. Stephens 14

Maiden 23, Newton-Conover 6

Mallard Creek 69, Huntersville Hopewell 0

Matthews Butler 42, East Mecklenburg 6

McDowell County 27, North Buncombe 20

Metrolina Christian Academy 43, High Point Christian Academy 38

Middle Creek 26, Morrisville Green Hope 14

Monroe Piedmont 34, West Stanly 26

Mooresville 28, North Iredell 6

Morganton Freedom 34, Hickory 27

Murphy 51, Cherokee 12

New Bern 34, Eastern Wayne 12

North Davidson 41, Davie County 24

North Henderson 42, East Henderson 14

North Moore 41, South Davidson 0

North Pitt 43, Pinetown Northside 12

North Raleigh Christian 58, Pine Lake Prep 19

North Stanly 59, Chatham Central 0

North Wilkes 36, Elkin 20

Northeast Guilford 26, Mayodan McMichael 6

Northern Guilford 29, Eastern Alamance 6

Northwest Cabarrus 35, Mt. Pleasant 28

Orange County 56, Northern Vance 0

Panther Creek 38, Cary 7

Patton 19, South Caldwell 14

Perquimans 34, Gates County 32

Pikeville Aycock 42, Southern Wayne 35

Pittsboro Northwood 79, Hillsborough Cedar Ridge 28

Raleigh Broughton 42, Raleigh Leesville Road 14

Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 46, Oxford Webb 21

Raleigh Ravenscroft 61, Cannon School 19

Raleigh Sanderson 20, Wake Forest Heritage 14

Raleigh Wake Christian 54, Harrells Christian 14

Raleigh Wakefield 39, Raleigh Enloe 21

Randleman 41, Carrboro 26

Robbinsville 33, Andrews 0

Rockingham County 25, Burlington Williams 14

Rocky Mount Academy 56, Lasker Northeast 6

Rocky River 67, Charlotte Garinger 0

Scotland 35, Goldsboro 14

Seven Springs Spring Creek 22, Hobbton 21

Shelby 37, East Burke 14

Shelby Crest 52, Forest City Chase 14

South Columbus 45, Red Springs 20

South Granville 45, East Wake 33

South Iredell 70, West Iredell 22

South Mecklenburg 45, Charlotte Berry Tech 24

South Robeson 26, East Columbus 6

Southampton Academy, Va. 48, St. David’s 0

Southeast Guilford 44, Salisbury 0

Southeast Raleigh 38, Harnett Central 14

Southern Durham 59, Chapel Hill 20

Southern Guilford 42, Western Guilford 7

Southern Nash 24, Tarboro 23

SouthWest Edgecombe 43, East Carteret 7

Swansboro 20, Jacksonville White Oak 6

Sylva Smoky Mountain 42, West Henderson 14

Trinity Christian 74, Village Christian 0

Union 29, Rocky Point Trask 22

Valdese Draughn 39, Kings Mountain 13

Wake Forest 31, Raleigh Millbrook 25

Wallace-Rose Hill 53, West Bladen 12

Warren County 42, Louisburg 36

Warsaw Kenan 48, Rosewood 7

Washington 26, Kinston 21

Watauga County 48, Newton Foard 10

Waynesville Tuscola 41, Brevard 9

Weddington 28, Charlotte Country Day 3

West Carteret 18, Richlands 15

West Charlotte 23, North Mecklenburg 22

West Forsyth 15, Winston-Salem Mt. Tabor 6

West Lincoln 20, Claremont Bunker Hill 16

West Montgomery 56, Union Academy 23

Whiteville 24, St. Pauls 20

Wilmington Ashley 26, Topsail 0

Wilmington Hoggard 21, Wilmington New Hanover 18

Wilmington Laney 42, South Brunswick 7

Winston-Salem Carver 19, Kernersville Glenn 7

Winston-Salem Reynolds 52, Winston-Salem Parkland 0

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


WILLIAMSBURG, VA (UNCW) -– Senior Christi Laite became just the sixth player in program history to record 1,000 kills, but UNCW suffered a 3-2 (17-25, 22-25, 27-25, 25-20, 15-11) setback to William & Mary Friday in Colonial Athletic Association volleyball action Friday at Kaplan Arena.

The Tribe moved to 6-12 overall and evened their league mark at 1-1 while the Seahawks moved to 11-6 and 0-3.

“It was an exciting match on both sides and we made some crucial errors that let William & Mary back in the game in sets 3 and 4,” said UNCW Head Coach Amy Bambenek. “Defensively this was one of our best digging matches I have witnessed. The team fought hard and we know we will get another chance at the Tribe soon.”

Laite’s milestone kill, which came in the second set, was one of 12 spikes on the evening for the Severna Park, Md., product. She was one of three Seahawks to reach double figures as junior Morgan Kline led all players with 19 while freshman Nicole Lott added 11.

Sophomore Lindsay Hartmann pitched in a career-high 33 digs to pace a Seahawks defense that finished with 114 digs, its highest single-match team dig total since the start of rally scoring in 2001.

Freshman Nicole Lott added 28 bumps to post her first career double-double while Kline pitched in 20 digs for her third double-double of the season. Freshman Alyssa Desjardins tallied 16 digs to go along with 28 assists for her second career double-double. Senior Haley Collins notched 11 digs and added 20 assists for her first career double-double.

Liz Brown tallied 13 kills and Mallory Brickerd pitched in 12 to pace a balanced Tribe lineup that saw four players record double-digit kills. Dessi Koleva notched 10 kills and added 16 digs for the double-double. Paige Lucas dished out a match-best 44 assists and Paulette Grand-Pre paced six William & Mary players in double-digit digs with 28.

UNCW cruised to a 25-17 victory in the first set, racing out to a quick 6-1 lead on its way to the eight-point victory.

With the score tied at 21-all in the second set, A Tribe attack error led the Seahawks to score four of the final five points of the frame to take a 25-21 win and build a 2-0 lead.

The Tribe extended the match with a 27-25 triumph in the third set, staving off match point on two occasions before using a Seahawk attack error and a kill by Brown to keep the match going.

In a tight fourth set that featured nine ties and five lead changes, William and Mary used an 8-3 spurt to break a 17-all tie and force a fifth set with a 25-20 decision.

The Tribe carried their momentum into the fifth set, taking an early 6-3 lead on its way to building a 14-10 cushion. The Seahawks would pull within three, 14-11, on a spike by senior Courtney Porter, but a kill by Koleva would give the Tribe a 15-11 victory and the match.

UNCW is back in action Sunday as it faces James Madison in a 1 p.m. match. William & Mary is back on the court Saturday as it hosts the College of Charleston in a 7 p.m. contest.


WILMINGTON, NC (UNCW -– Sophomore Maddie McCormick tallied a goal and an assist to lead UNCW to a 2-1 victory over Towson in Colonial Athletic Association women’s soccer action Friday at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

The Seahawks improved to 6-7-0 overall and 1-2-0 in CAA play as they remained undefeated in four home contests this season. The Tigers, meanwhile, slipped to 6-6-1 and 1-2-0 with the one-goal setback.

McCormick put the Seahawks in front, 1-0, in the fifth minute as she knocked home a loose ball from the middle of the box for her fifth goal of the season.

Junior Katlyn Axenfeld would draw the Tigers level at 1-all at the 23:36 mark when she headed home a cross from senior Emily Banes.

UNCW regained its one-goal advantage just before the end of the first half as sophomore Katrina Guillou used a pass from McCormick to get behind the Tigers defense before playing a ball into the left-hand side of the net for her team-leading sixth goal of the season. Junior Stephanie Bronson was also credited with an assist on the play.

Freshman Carolyn Huddy got the start in goal for the Seahawks and made seven saves as she recorded her first career victory. Junior Erin Quinn made two saves in net for the Tigers.

Towson posted a 10-9 shot advantage in the contest, holding a 6-3 edge in the second half after UNCW enjoyed a 6-4 margin in the first half. The Seahawks attempted seven of the nine corner kicks awarded in the contest.

UNCW returns to action Oct. 11 as it hosts the College of Charleston in a 7 p.m. kickoff at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. Towson is back on the pitch Sunday in a 1 p.m. matchup with the Cougars.


RALEIGH, NC (AP) – Stephen Weiss scored at 3:13 of overtime and the Detroit Red Wings rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Friday night.

Henrik Zetterberg scored with 16.4 seconds left in the third to tie it, Justin Abdelkader scored and Jimmy Howard stopped 23 shots to help the Red Wings win their first road game since moving to the Eastern Conference.

Radek Dvorak and Nathan Gerbe scored in their debuts with Carolina, which led 2-0 in the third period but lost its opener for the fourth time in five seasons.

Justin Faulk added two assists and Cam Ward made 35 saves for the Hurricanes.

Zetterberg sent it into overtime when he pushed a loose puck past Ward after a scramble in front of the net. Ward lost his stick while stopping a shot from Daniel Alfredsson a moment earlier.

Weiss then ended it when he stuffed a loose puck past Ward.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


RALEIGH, NC (NCSU) — NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson and Gale Force Holdings President Jim Rutherford announced today a formalized process for scheduling events at PNC Arena, which serves as the home of NC State men’s basketball and Carolina Hurricanes hockey and hosts numerous large indoor events.

The guidelines state that each year by Nov. 1, NC State will release to Gale Force all but three Friday dates between the last week of August through the second week of March for the upcoming academic year to allow hockey games and events to be scheduled on those dates. After July 15 of each year, Fridays not booked by Gale Force will revert back to NC State for use as home basketball dates.

No later than May 15 each year, NC State will release all unbooked dates from the last week of August through Dec. 31, which will allow Gale Force to submit its schedule for Hurricanes games to the NHL by June 1. After the Hurricanes schedule is announced, typically around July 15 each year, all remaining open dates will be released to NC State to fill its non-conference basketball schedule. Between May 15 and July 15, NC State can confirm a non-conference basketball date as long as Gale Force has not requested it to the NHL or booked a non-Hurricanes event.

Gale Force agreed to not schedule Hurricanes games or other events on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays during the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) season until the ACC releases its final schedule. The ACC men’s basketball season runs from Jan. 1 through the second week of March.

No later than Nov. 15 each year, Gale Force will also provide to NC State its list of preferred dates for the subsequent National Hockey League season. NC State will forward Gale Force’s preferred dates to the ACC for informational purposes. If the ACC identifies a potential conflict with a Gale Force preferred date, the ACC will notify NC State and NC State will communicate with Gale Force in order to keep that date free.

NC State will release up to three days from Nov.1 to April 1 at Gale Force’s request in order for Gale Force to schedule major single-day events that will gross more than $500,000. Gale Force can schedule only one of these events within any 30-day period.

As it has for many years, NC State will also continue to release five consecutive days during its fall semester exam period in December so Gale Force can schedule Disney on Ice and release seven to 10 consecutive days in February for the Ringling Bros. Circus. Gale Force will notify NC State of this event’s dates no later than July 15 of the previous year.

The agreement did not change the existing contract. In the agreement, Gale Force acknowledges NC State’s contractual status as the primary and preferred user of PNC, and NC State acknowledges the need to collaborate with Gale Force for the continued success of the arena.

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