Cleveland sweeps quad track meet
Cleveland’s boys and girls track and field teams downed Corinth Holders, Clayton and Triton in a four-team meet at Corinth Holders last Wednesday.
The Rams posted 118.5 points in the girls meet, 43 ahead of runner-up Corinth Holders. Clayton was third and Triton fourth.
Cleveland won three relays on the boys’ side (400, 1,600 and 3,200 meters) and three on the girls’ side (400, 800 and 1,600).
Individual girls winners for the Rams were Cassidy McNierney (triple jump, high jump and long jump), Miranda Hinton (100), Syndi Fields (100 hurdles) and Walli Driggers (discus).
Arden Vessie (800 and 1,600) and Samara Gibson (200 and 400) won two events for Corinth Holders, which won the 3,200 girls relay.
Clayton had four girls’ event winners: Katherine Riley (3,200), Samantha Nelson (shot), Kennedy Thorne (300 hurdles) and Elizabeth Thompson (pole vault).
Cleveland’s boys had 107 points, Corinth Holders was at 95. Clayton took third.
Cleveland’s boys winners were Aaron Farmer (triple jump and long jump), Bryer Rogers (discus), Jacon Seman (300 hurdles) and Gabe Dershem (3,200).
Corinth Holders won the boys 800 relay, while Austin Carroll (1,600), Jared Johnson (shot) and Grant Sullivan (pole vault) were individual event winners.
Clayton’s Rodney Rowe won the 100 and the 200.
Corinth Holders soccer team starts 4-0
The Corinth Holders girls soccer team opened to a 4-0 start on the season after 1-0 win over West Johnston on March 24. The Pirates, who beat Wilmington Ashley 7-1 in The Brittany event in Wilson on March 21, have only allowed one goal on the season.
Carolina Solis leads Corinth Holders in goals.
Pirates win at Reedy Creek
Corinth Holders grabbed its second consecutive team win in Two Rivers 3A Conference boys golf match in as many outings this season at Reedy Creek Golf Course on March 23. The Pirates finished at 319, 20 strokes ahead of runner-up South Johnston. Smithfield-Selma was fifth and Cleveland took sixth.
Patrick Stephenson of South Johnston was the individual medalist at 74. Corinth Holders was led by Nick Routhier’s 76 and a 79 from Matt Hayes. Monty Fields carded an 80 for the Pirates as well.
Ethan Faulconer shot 83 to pace SSS and Cleveland’s Patrick Schweitz finished at 87.
Pirates edge Western Harnett
Corinth Holders won its Two Rivers 3A Conference baseball opener at Western Harnett on March 24, pushing across a run in the top of the seventh for a 3-2 victory. The Pirates improved to 2-3 on the season with the victory.
Registrations, tryouts open
▪ N.C. Hustle, a travel basketball team based in Knightdale, is looking for fifth-grade boys (11U) to play for the upcoming season. The fifth graders practice in the Knightdale Baptist Church gym on Thursday nights from 6 to 7:30 p.m. through June. For more information, contact Dexter Williams at 919-413-3014.
▪ Registration is now open for spring tennis for ages 7-12 with Zebulon Parks and Recreation. Classes are led by Brian Solik at Whitley Park and will begin Monday, April 13 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. Call 919-823-0432 for more information.
▪ TriCounty Futbol Club is accepting registration for the spring season. Information about the soccer club is available at TCFCNC.com or through Darin or Stephanie Dixon at 919-760-5126.
5K race training
Flowers Plantation’s Spring Couch to 5K will help participants train for a 5K race in a fun and supportive group. Registration covers group runs, informational sessions, training shirt, and entry into the annual Clayton Road Race 5K on May 9. For information email flowersplantation.com or call Tracy Condie at 919-553-1984.
Piedmont Bass Classics tournaments
The Piedmont Bass Classics tournament trail fishing tournaments have been set for the season. Events are held at Shearon Harris, Jordan, Kerr, Falls and Mayo lakes. Visit piedmontbassclassics.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.