Laney 2 New Hanover 0
Stephen Hagewood battled out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the seventh to put the finishing touches on a complete game shutout as Laney picked up its third straight win following a 2-0 victory over New Hanover at Legion Stadium on Tuesday night.
Kennedy Hardy went 2-for-4 with a double to lead the Bucs, who moved to 2-5 in conference and 7-7 overall. Laney plated one run in the top of the first and added an insurance run in the sixth.
Lambert Long and Max Johnson each had a hit for the Wildcats.
New Hanover fell to 4-2 in league play and 10-4 on the year.
Box score R H E
Laney 100 001 0 2 4 1
NHHS 000 000 0 0 6 3
Hoggard 8 Ashley 1
Topsail 10 Great Bridge, Va. 1
Topsail extended its win streak to nine straight games Tuesday night as the Pirates smacked 12 hits in a 10-1 win over Great Bridge, Virginia.
Chase Thompson and Jake Madole each hit a pair of doubles and combined to go 5-for-7 at the plate with four runs batted in. Chase Riker also hit a triple and finished with two RBIs in Topsail’s five run sixth inning.
Danny Wilson picked up the victory on the mound with four strikeouts in five innings pitched.
Madole put Topsail on the board with a two-run extra base hit in the top of the first, scoring Wilson and Sam Luchansky, while Thompson doubled in two in the fourth.
Box score R H E
Topsail 200 305 0 10 12 2
Great 000 100 0 1 5 1
WP: Danny Wilson LP:’ Jake Garvie
Ashley 5 Hoggard 3
Ashley scored four in the top of the seventh to rally past Hoggard 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Schae Dickson, Jessica Stergakos and Pearson Yopp each had two hits for the Screaming Eagles. Hannah Boring picked up the win on the stripe.
Brianna Anderson went 2-for-3 with a double for the Vikings.
Topsail 18 Pender 2
Katie Abston went 4-for-4 to lead with a home run and five RBIs as Topsail pounded 21 hits in an 18-2 win over Pender.
Keri White, Victoria Elder and Christine Mclean added three hits apiece. Abston also allowed just one run in five innings of work in the circle, with four strikeouts.
Laney 1 New Hanover 0
Laney moved to 10-0 overall and 5-0 in conference as the Bucs broke a scoreless tie with 53 seconds left in regulation for a 1-0 result over New Hanover.
Suzie Schoolfield netted the game winner off an assist from Bailey Edwards, while Sydney Young posted the shutout in goal.
The Bucs and Hoggard play on Thursday as both teams remain tied atop the Mideastern Conference standings.
Hoggard 3 Ashley 1
Three different Hoggard players scored goals and Sayres McKenna picked up two assists as the Vikings broke a tie game at the half to earn a 3-1 result over Ashley.
McKenna, Jess Benion and Maddie Crumpton each tallied scores in the win. Crumpton also added an assist.
Cape Fear Academy 1 High Point Christian 1
Goals: CFA- Yasmine Henneke; Saves- Delaney Mitchell (9)
Hoggard 18 Ashley 4 (girls)
Ashley: Goals- Natalie Kasdan (1); Corissa Alkins (1); Avery Gerold (2); Assists- Kasdan, Alkins, Katie Houston; Saves-Kelsea Meadows (13)
Hoggard 14 Ashley 4 (boys)
Hoggard: Goals- Gavin Doherty (4); Luke Frankeny (3); Gunner Philipp (2); Cullum Crowley (2); Donovan Jones; Michael Fasano; Skyler Magsig; Assists- Crowley (2); Jones; Fasano; Frankeny; Peyton Batchelor; Davis Brickels; Zack Gowdy; Carson Whitaker; Saves- Trenton Novelli (11)
Hoggard 7 Ashley 2
Hoggard claimed five singles matches en route to a 7-2 victory over Ashley on Tuesday afternoon at the Jeff Holcomb Tennis Complex.
Seniors Chase Horton and Evan Linett won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 and 2 respectively. Sophomore Miles Hirchak also didn’t lose a game at No. 4 singles. Next up for the Vikings is a match at Laney on April 10. Hoggard improved to 7-3 overall and 7-2 in the Mideastern Conference.
Singles: No. 1 Chase Horton (H) def. Ryan Keller (A) 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Evan Linett (H) def. Cameron Lee 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 Eddie Janosko (H) def. Matt Flechtner (A) 6-2, 6-0; No. 4 Miles Hirchak (H) def. Ryan Pfohl 6-0, 6-0; No. 5 Cadman Styers (H) def. Corey Huetcher (A) 6-1, 6-1; No. 6 Tommy Malahias (A) def. Andrew Haskins (H) 6-2, 6-4.
Doubles: No. 1 Dom Scialabba/Dillon Cook (H) def. Lee/Keller 8-6; No. 2 Hirchak/Timothy Dixon (H) def. Flechtner/Malahias 8-1; No. 3 Kevin O’Connell/Justin Baldeason (A) def. Yue Zhang/Jahns Chavez 8-4.
New Hanover 8 Laney 1
Singles: No. 1 Marshall Waren (NHHS) def. Zack Taffer 6-2, 6-0; No. 2 Patrick Senior (NHHS) def. Brandon McNeill 6-1, 6-0; No. 3 Lucas Mclatchy (NHHS) def. Evan Michael 6-0, 6-0; No. 4 Taylor Gains (NHHS) def. Luke Durham 6-0, 6-1; No. 5 Jack Cooper (NHHS) def. Jalen Moore 6-1, 6-2; No. 6 Tim Daley (L) def. Chris Donn 6-1, 6-2.
Doubles: No. 1 Waren/Mclatchy (NHHS) def. Taffer/McNeill 8-3; No. 2 Senior/Gains (NHHS) def. Moore/Michael 8-1; No. 3 Cooper/Donn (NHHS) def. Thomas Pirkey/Durham 8-1.