Laney, Hoggard soccer keep pace in the division; high school golf, lacrosse, softball scoreboard

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Soccer

Laney 3    Ashley 0

Three different players found the back of the net for Laney as the Bucs kept pace atop the division following a 3-nil result against Ashley on Thursday night.

Sydney Young. Photo courtesy- Rodney Williams
Sydney Young. Photo courtesy- Rodney Williams

With the season sweep over the Screaming Eagles, Laney grabbed its sixth win in a row, improving to 8-0-1 in conference and 14-1-2 overall.

Baley Edwards tallied for the second straight game off a header to put the Bucs on the board. Suzie Schoolfield made it a two-goal advantage and Haley Shand notched her team-high 20th score of the spring with four seconds left in the contest.

Shand and Sallie Riggan each picked up an assist and Sydney Young posted another clean sheet in goal, with two saves.

Hoggard 1   New Hanover 0

Blair Barefoot and Hannah Wagner combined for five saves as Hoggard earned a regular season sweep over New Hanover with a 1-0 shutout on Thursday.

Karen Juarez scored the lone goal of the match off an assist from Kiley Barr. Barefoot made three saves in goal and Wagner added two stops for the Vikings, who improved to 8-0-1 in league play and 12-1-5 on the year.

South Brunswick 3    West Brunswick 0

Mideastern Conference 3A/4A Golf 

The New Hanover golf team earned another Mideastern Conference victory on Thursday as the Wildcats used a strong performance from all four its players at Porter’s Neck Country Club.

Jackson Young.
Jackson Young.
Laney’s Jackson Young captured his second individual crown of the spring as the junior shot a one-under-par 71, on the 6,278-yard layout.
Bradley Mickle posted a 77 to finish as runner-up for New Hanover, while Brantley Moore hit 79. Young, Mickle and Moore were the only players in the field to post a score in the 70’s. Jackson Tyler closed with an eight-over 80. Thomas Hill rounded out the strong effort by the Wildcats with 81.
Tucker Vaughn also posted an 81 to pace West Brunswick, who finished in second place in team scoring. Nicholas Orsa hit 81 to lead Hoggard.
TEAM SCORES
1. N. HANOVER             317
2. W.BRUNSWICK         330
3. LANEY                        338
4. TOPSAIL                     354
5. HOGGARD                 355
6. ASHLEY                     356
7. S. BRUNSWICK          401
N HANOVER:  B Mickle 77, B Moore 79, J Tyler 80, T Hill 81
W BRUNSWICK:  T Vaughan  81, C Durham 81, S Faircloth 83, A Aycock 85
LANEY:  Jackson Young-Medalist 71, M Jones 84, C McCarthy 88, A Butner 95
TOPSAIL:  H Wierse 84, B Holmes 88, M Johnson 89, S Crowell 93
HOGGARD:  N Orsa 81, W Steyskal 87, J Schenk 93, C Shepard 94
ASHLEY:  H Coniglio 83, B Hudson 87, W VanAlstein 89, Z Pollard 97
S. BRUNSWICK:  H Disbrow 95, R Hawke 99, M Hardison 101, J Riley 106
Lacrosse 
Hoggard   17  New Hanover  5 (boys) 
Hoggard goals: Luke Frankeny (5); Gunner Philipp (3); Donovan Jones (2); Jake Sharbaugh (2); Carson Whitaker (2); Skyler Magsig; Cullum Crowley; John Bennett
Assists: Gunner Philipp (3) Jake Sharbaugh (3) Cullum Crowley (3) Donovan Jones 
Saves: Trenton Novelli (11)
Hoggard 15     New Hanover 1 (girls)
Hoggard goals: Kendall Goldblum (8); Lindsey Yelton  (3); McKenna Robertson (2); Emma Hall; Abby Walker

Softball

West Brunswick 5    Trask 4

West Brunswick avenged an early season setback to Trask with a 5-4 victory in Shallotte on Thursday.

The Trojans pounded 12 hits in the ballgame, but committed six errors, which allowed Trask to force extra innings.

McKenzie Benton led the offensive attack with three hits and three RBI’s. Benton slammed a home run and double, while Savannah Branch went 3-for-4 at the plate.