High School Roundup | Lady Eagles rally to top Aces in softball

High School Roundup


Northeastern's Alyson Stephenson (right) had two doubles with two RBIs against Edenton, Thursday.


From staff reports

Friday, March 9, 2018

EDENTON — The Northeastern softball team rallied to defeat John A. Holmes 15-14 in eight innings on Thursday evening at John A. Holmes.

Edenton lead 11-3 after three innings.

NHS (1-1) chipped away to tie the game 14-14 after seven complete innings.

Eryn Meads doubled to score Cameron Miller for the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning, then NHS overcame a bases-loaded situation to hold Edenton scoreless in the bottom of the eighth for the win.

All 10 Northeastern batters had at least one hit.

Meads finished with three hits, which included two doubles and four RBIs.

Dyamond Lyles had four hits and a RBI, while Cameron Miller had three hits and a RBI.

Alyson Stephenson posted two doubles with two RBIs, while Madison Wooten added two hits with a double.

Ashley Fowler pitched eight innings in the circle for the win.

Kinlee Chappell posted three hits, Sharon Jackson had a double with three RBIs, while Maggie Bunch had two hits with three RBIs for Edenton (0-2).


Perquimans 4, Williamston-Riverside 1: The Pirates (2-1) broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning with two runs to secure the road non-conference win at Riverside on Thursday.

Braden Jordan went 3-for-3 with two RBIs, while Mason Votava had a double with an RBI for Perquimans.

Jordan, a sophomore, pitched a complete game, by going seven innings, surrendering five hits, an earned run and posted five strikeouts.


Northeastern 7, Lawrence Academy 2: The Eagles (2-0) defeated the visiting Warriors on Thursday.

Northeastern’s LP Hornthal battled in his No. 2 singles match to defeat Jason Guo 6-1 7-6 (20-18). Michael Carter won his No. 3 singles match 6-1, 6-4.

David Kleinschuster was a 6-3, 6-1 winner in the No. 4 singles, Alex Kockler posted a 6-0, 6-0 win as the No. 5 singles and Darius won his No. 6 singles match 6-0, 6-2.

In doubles, NHS secured wins by the No. 2 team of Carter and Kleinschuster with an 8-0 result along with an 8-2 victory by Kockler and Walton in No. 3 doubles.

Greene Central 8, Currituck 1: The Knights (0-1) lost at Greene Central on Thursday afternoon.

Currituck’s Kaleb Kight, a junior, won his No. 2 singles match with a 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-6) victory against the Rams’ Brandon Gilbert.