First Posted: 9/16/2009
Lumberton’s Olivia Mack, Jamicia Jones and Callie Davis placed consecutively in the top three Tuesday as the Pirates girls’ cross country team won their meet over Southeastern Conference rivals Richmond and Hoke.
Mack was the individual winner with a final time of 22:44 while Jones and Davis came in at 23:19 and 23:45, respectively. Lumberton’s team total of 28 surpassed Richmond (36) and Hoke (64).
cruises past Bucks
Purnell Swett’s girls’ tennis team coasted to a 7-2 win over Hoke with a dominating performance in singles play. The Rams led 5-1 after six singles matches and prevailed twice in three doubles games.
Swett improved to 5-4 overall and 2-2 in conference play with the victory.
Fairmont improved to 3-0 in conference play in stellar fashion with a 9-0 victory over East Columbus. The Golden Tornadoes dropped just 10 games in six singles matches, winning each in straight sets.
Scots down Pirates
On the strength of four singles wins coming in straight sets, Scotland defeated Lumberton 8-1 in girls’ tennis. Lumberton’s No. 1 and No. 3 singles players were both beaten in straight sets by scores of 6-0, 6-0 and the Scots were unbeaten in doubles.
St. Pauls soccer blows out West Columbus
Jorge Mendez and Daniel Marquez-Boliver combined for seven goals as St. Pauls routed West Columbus 12-1 in boys’ soccer. Mendez’s four scores and Marquez-Bolivar’s hat trick helped St. Pauls improve to 6-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play. Today’s matchup with Red Springs is a pivotal Three Rivers Conference game that could decide the regular season champion.
Pinecrest nips Lumberton, 3-1
An insurance goal in the second half and good defense sent Pinecrest to a 3-1 win over Lumberton in boys’ soccer action. The Patriots led 2-1 at the half, scoring an insurance goal in the second to maintain the victory. Max Brenner notched two assists for Pinecrest and Jared Scott scored Lumberton’s lone goal.
Jasmine Ray and Shariyah Alexander combined for 18 service points as St. Pauls upended Red Springs 3-0 in volleyball. The Bulldogs came out on fire, winning the first game 25-9. St. Pauls is 3-2 this season with a 1-0 mark in conference play.
Richmond escapes against Swett
Despite winning the first game 25-16, Purnell Swett’s volleyball team lost a 3-1 decision to Richmond. The Raiders won three consecutive games to win the match after trailing 1-0, including a thrilling 25-23 game two. Swett is now 7-3 this season, dropping to 0-2 in conference play.