Currituck girls, Northeastern boys win at track meet
High School Roundup
From staff reports
Friday, April 13, 2018
BARCO — The Currituck girls and Northeastern boys track teams recorded first place finishes at the Currituck County High School Meet #3 with First Flight on Wednesday.
In the girls competition, the Lady Knights took first place with 76 points, while First Flight took second with 55 points and Northeastern finished with 26 points in third place.
The Lady Knights earned wins from their 4x800 and 4x100 relay teams, as the 4x100 team finished with a time of 54.1, edging Northeastern by less than a second.
Currituck swept the top three positions in the girls 100 meter dash, as Amberine Brown finished first ahead of teammates Jazmyn Bailey and Lanaya Evans.
Other first place finishers for the Lady Knights included Destiny Ferebee in the discus throw, Isis Saunders in the 300 meter hurdles, Jessica Anderson in the 1,600 meter, Leilani Lopez in the triple jump, Brown in the 200 meter dash and Hailee Reinke in the 3,200 meter.
The Lady Eagles earned top finishes from Candace Barclift in the 100 meter hurdles and Dasia Phillips in the shot put.
In the boys competition, the Eagles took first with 77 points, as the Nighthawks finished second with 50 points, just ahead of the Knights with 48.
Northeastern earned wins from their 4x200 and 4x100 relay teams.
Individual first place finishers for the Eagles were Aaron Harris in the 100 meter dash, Adrian Spellman in the discus throw and shot put, Holden Hodge in the 300 meter hurdles and Josiah Felton in the triple jump.
Northeastern swept the boys high jump as well as the 200 meter dash.
In the high jump Felton took first place ahead of teammates Nolan Hodge and Jeromy Bailey, while J.R. Walker won the 200 dash ahead of fellow Eagles Nolan Hodge and Avion Price.
The Knights boys team earned wins from Rickey Owens in the 110 meter hurdles and Joseph Amburgey in the 400 meter dash.
Pasquotank 7, Hertford County 0: The Lady Panthers picked up their second win of the season as they shutout the Lady Bears 7-0 at home Wednesday evening.
Elisa Reed led the way for the Lady Panthers with a hat-trick in the win, while Natalie Cranmer and Mia Jernigan each added a pair of goals.
Cranmer also led Pasquotank with three assists in the win, while Jernigan, Alex Quintero, Sophie Clarkson and Mikyla Quintero all added one assist.
Piper Werts recorded three saves in goal for the Lady Panthers to record the shutout.
Pasquotank (2-7-1) hosts Currituck on Monday in a Northeastern Coastal Conference game.
Camden 0, Northeastern 0: The Lady Aces and Lady Eagles battled to a 0-0 draw on Wednesday at Northeastern.
Camden (1-4-3) hosts Edenton in an AAC contest Monday, while Northeastern (2-5-3) travels to Cape Hatteras today for a non-conference game.
Currituck 3, Manteo 1: The Lady Knights won their third straight game as they topped the Lady Redskins 3-1 at home in a non-conference game Wednesday.
Currituck (10-2) broke a 1-1 halftime tie with a pair of goals in the second half to secure the victory.
The Lady Knights face Pasquotank on the road Monday in a Northeastern Coastal Conference contest.
First Flight 9, John A. Holmes 0: The Lady Aces were shutout 9-0 on the road against First Flight in a non-conference game Wednesday evening.
Edenton (3-5-1) hits the road to face Camden in an Albemarle Athletic Conference clash Monday.
John A. Holmes 9, Manteo 0: The Aces tennis team defeated Manteo 9-0 on the road in an Albemarle Athletic Conference match Wednesday.
Edenton returns to action Monday as they host Currituck in a non-conference match.
John A. Holmes 8, Williamston-Riverside 6: The Aces scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning to secure an 8-6 win over Williamston-Riverside on the road Wednesday.
Edenton (6-8) was led by Jaden Bobbitt, as the senior drove in two runs and scored two runs in the victory.
Daquan Wilson scored a team-high three runs for the Aces, while Chris Morris also recorded a pair of RBIs.
The aces host Albemarle Athletic Conference foe Plymouth for a doubleheader at Hicks Field at 4:30 p.m. today.
Williamston-Riverside 15, John A. Holmes 5: The Lady Aces lost their eighth straight game as they fell 15-5 on the road against Williamston-Riverside on Wednesday.
Edenton (2-11) has surrendered double-digit runs to their opponents in their last six contests.
Senior Sharon Jackson led the Lady Aces with two runs batted in and one run scored.
Jackson, Kristen Williams, Kinlee Chappell and Ashlyn Leary all recorded a pair of hits for Edenton.
The Lady Aces host Plymouth today for an Albemarle Athletic Conference doubleheader with the first game at 4:30 p.m.