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Hoggard 4    South Brunswick 0

Jess Bennion. Photos courtesy- Rodney Williams.
Jess Bennion. Photos courtesy- Rodney Williams.

Hoggard picked up its second result this week with a dominating effort on the pitch as four different players notched goals in a 4-0 shutout against South Brunswick.

Siara Southerland, Jess Bennion, Amanda Whitten and Alex Neighbor found the scoring sheet, while Bennion, Karen Juarez and Kiley Barr picked up an assist.

The Vikings are 7-0-1 in conference and 11-1-5 on the season.

Laney 3    West Brunswick 0  

Haley Shand continued her memorable spring as Laney’s leading goal scorer, tallying for the 19th time this season in a 3-0 win against West Brunswick on Tuesday.

Baley Edwards and Alex Butorovich added goals for the Bucs. Edwards had one assist and Sydney Young had one save in the clean sheet.

Laney fired 15 shots in the match, improving to 7-0-1 in conference and 13-1-2 overall. The Bucs have won five games in a row and remain tied with Hoggard atop the division. Laney has outscored opponents 60-14 through 16 matches, with 10 shutouts.

 New Hanover 3   Topsail 1

 The Wildcats earned back-to-back wins following a 3-1 result against Topsail on Tuesday.

Caroline Herring, Liza McLatchy and Hadlie Winslow scored one goal apiece for New Hanover. Sally Sloan recorded an assist and Flannery Hutko made one save in the win.

Abbey Campbell.
Abbey Campbell.

New Hanover moved back to the .500 mark at 4-4 in conference, improving to 6-8-3 overall. Topsail dropped to 1-7 in the division and 6-8-3 this spring.

 Cape Fear Academy 7   Fayetteville Christian 1

Libby Moore had two goals and four assists to lead Cape Fear Academy past Fayetteville Christian 7-1 on Tuesday. Nansi Holt also tallied twice, while Annie Kane, Anna White and Sophia Aimone each found the back of the net.

The Hurricanes moved to 3-2 in conference and 4-6-2 overall.