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Hoggard 11    New Hanover 2

Nia Green hit a two-run shot in the second as Hoggard plated seven runs in the inning as part of an 11-2 victory against New Hanover on Tuesday.

Mikaela Himes plated the Wildcats’ two runs with a single in the fourth.

Laney moved back to the .500 mark on Tuesday. Photo by Joe Catenacci
Laney moved back to the .500 mark on Tuesday. Photo by Joe Catenacci

The Vikings moved to 3-2 in the division and 6-4 overall. New Hanover dropped to 1-3 in conference and 5-5 on the year.

Laney 5    Ashley 1

Laney broke open a scoreless game with five runs in the fifth to pick up a 5-1 win against Ashley on Tuesday.

Savannah Capabianco led an 11 hit attack for the Bucs. She went 3-for-4 at the plate, while Makayla Berry smacked a double and finished with two runs batted in. Tristen Horrell added two hits and Paige Cruse struck out five on the stripe.

Laney evened their record to 4-4 overall and 2-2 in conference. Ashley fell to 3-5 on the year and 2-2 in league play.



Hoggard 4    New Hanover 0

The Vikings remain unbeaten following Tuesdays result. Photo courtesy- John Crouch
The Vikings remain unbeaten following Tuesday’s result. Photo courtesy- John Crouch

Hoggard continued its unbeaten run through conference play following a 4-0 shutout against New Hanover.

Siara Southerland tallied twice, while Karen Juarez and Aimee Darrow scored in the result. Emma Haywood had two assists for the Vikings, who moved to 3-0 in the division and 7-1-1 on the year.

Laney 3   Ashley 2

Three different players found the back of the net for Laney on Tuesday night as the Bucs earned a 3-2 result against Ashley.

Baley Edwards, Anna Rae Porcelli and Haley Shand each scored for the Bucs. Alex Butorovich picked up an assist and Sydney Young made eight saves in net. Laney had 15 shots on goal.

Izzy Lytle and Tess Cairney had goals for Ashley.

“It was a tough game with some excellent and aggressive play on both sides of the ball,” said Ashley Coach Greg Marinich. “Each team had many opportunities, but in the end Laney put in the one that counted. I’m extremely proud of our team and their effort tonight. Although we didn’t get the result we were looking for, we showed a great deal of grit and desire and I’ll take that any day.”

The Bucs moved to 4-0 in Mideastern Conference play and 7-1-1 overall. Ashley dropped to 1-1 in the division and 4-3-1 on the season.



New Hanover 9    Hoggard 0

Laney 8   Ashley 1

Singles: No. 1 Zach Taffer (L) def. Ryan Keller (A) 6-4 6-0; No. 2 Tim Daley (L) def. Cameron Lee (A) 6-2 7-5; No. 3. Jalen Moore (L) def. Matt Flechtner (A) 6-1 6-4; No. 4 Thomas Pirkey (L) def. Walker Avant (A) 6-1 7-5; No. 5 Luke Durham (L) def. Justin Balderson (A) 4-6 6-3 (10-4); No. 6. Brandon McNeill (L) def. Brandon Moore (A) 6-1 6-2

Doubles: No 1. Daley/McNeill (L) def. Keller/Flechtner (A) 8-5; No. 2 Zac Eason/Lee (A) def. Brandon Rollins/Nathan Bastian (L) 8-5; No. 3 Trey Royal/Will Purneau (L) def. Balderson/Kevin O’Connell (A) 8-2



Hoggard 13   New Hanover 1 (boys)

Hoggard goals: Gunner Philipp (5); Luke Frankeny (5); Donovan Jones (2); Carson Whitaker (1);

Assists: Donovan Jones (2); Alex Burbank (2); Gunner Philipp; Luke Frankeny; Cullum Crowley; Skyler Magsig; Carson Whitaker

Hunter Smith. Photo courtesy- John Crouch
Hunter Smith. Photo courtesy- John Crouch

Saves: Trenton Novelli (14)

 Hoggard 15    New Hanover 1 (girls)

Hoggard stats: Kendall Goldblum, 4 goals, 11 assists; Lindsey Yelton, 3 goals; Madison Kosh, 3 goals; McKenna Roberts, 2 goals; Emma Hau, 1goal; Morgan Lennon, 1 goal; Abby Walker, 1 goal

Ashley 10   Laney 7 (girls)

Ashley goals: Averee Gerold (7); Ashley Meritt; Corissa Alkins; Abigail Efting

Assists:  Megan Trout; Corissa Alkins (2)

Saves: Kelsea Meadows (10)

Ashley 8   Laney 6 (boys)

Ashley stats: Carson Conklin 4 Goals 1 Assist; Fletcher Steveson 2 Goals 2 Assists; Hunter Smith 1 Goal 2 Assists; Max Hunt 1 Goal; Tyler Tranchon 1 Assist
Saves: Colton Smith (16)