Local Sports Roundup for August 25, 2015

Staff report


Pirates earn road draw

HOPE MILLS — The Lumberton High School boys soccer team earned a 2-2 draw Monday in its first road match of the season at South View.

The Pirates (1-0-1) scored both of their goals in the first half to take a 2-1 lead into the break, but the Tigers (0-1-1) netted the equalizer with under 19 minutes to play.

Rene Altamirano finished with a goal and assist to lead the Pirates. Kevin Lozano netted Lumberton’s second goal and Christian Santos also finished with an assist.

Anthony Wren scored both goals for South View.

The Pirates will host West Brunswick (1-2) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Tornadoes dominate Knights

DUBLIN — The Fairmont High School volleyball team got off to a slow start at West Bladen on Monday, but rallied to win in three straight sets in its second game of the season.

The Golden Tornadoes (2-0) trailed the first set 8-1, before rallying to win 25-19.

It was a dominant second set by the visitors, as they went on to win 25-10. The Knights (0-2) rallied in the third set, but Fairmont ended the match with a 25-20 victory.

Senior Reva Locklear led the attack for Fairmont, finishing with 21 assists. Fellow senior Marsha Clewis led the team with 10 kills and Niya Dickens finished with seven kills.

The Golden Tornadoes will be back on the court for game action Thursday when they host Lumberton (0-2).

St. Pauls drops 3rd straight

HOPE MILLS — The St. Pauls High School volleyball team continued its early season struggles with a loss to Grays Creek on Monday.

The Bulldogs (0-3) lost in three sets to the visiting Bears (2-2), dropping their third-straight match to start the season.

The Bears won 25-7 in the first set, 25-15 in the second and 25-18 in the third to win the match.

St. Pauls hosts West Bladen tonight in another nonconference matchup.

Staff report

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