Garner shut out defending Greater Neuse River 4A Conference boys soccer champ Harnett Central 3-0 on Wednesday night to move to 2-1 in the conference season. Freshman Lucas Quiroga scored twice and assisted on Vakaba Cisse’s goal as as well.
Alejandro Anorve-Carbajal assisted on one of Quiroga’s goals.
Garner (3-5-1 overall) also beat East Wake 3-2 in overtime on Monday. Yunior Ayala scored twice in the win.
Clayton shows balance in win: Five players broke into the scoring line as Clayton downed Knightdale 3-1 in a GNRC boys soccer match on Wednesday. The Comets got goals from Juan Alvarado, Jorge Alonso and Brandon Sainz.
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Stephen Ruiz assisted on two goals and Daniel Alioto assisted on the other as Clayton moved to 5-4 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
Ward, Garner team win again: Garner claimed a 10-stroke victory in a Greater Neuse River 4A Conference girls golf match on Tuesday at Wil-Mark Golf Club in Raleigh. The Trojans finished at 135, led by medalist Kayla Ward’s 38 on the afternoon. Garner’s Tyler Whitley was second at 43.
Clayton, which was second at 145, picked up matching 46s from Katherine Dull and Haley Talton. Sophia Woznichak added a 53 for the Comets to take fifth individually.
West Johnston was third at 158.
Princeton sweeps pair of matches: Princeton won its ninth and 10th volleyball matches of the season on Monday and Tuesday. The Bulldogs (10-1) swept Midway on Monday, 25-20, 25-22, 25-17 behind 17 kills from Daisey Eklund. Taylor Carroll and Eklund had five aces each in the win.
The Bulldogs beat Carolina 1A Conference rival North Duplin, 25-14, 25-14, 25-15 on Tuesday behind four-ace afternoons for Kortney Edwards and Carroll.
Clayton sweeps East Wake, Southeast: Clayton notched back-to-back 9-0 dual girls tennis sweeps of East Wake and Southeast Raleigh this week. The Comets are 11-0 overall and 8-0 in the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference.
Carmelle Joyner, Sydney Rushing, Crystal Anderson, Jackie Rollins and Hannah Kellum all won at love against East Wake on Wednesday.
SSS edges Cleveland, 5-4: Smithfield-Selma downed Cleveland 5-4 in a dual tennis match on Wednesday. The Spartans won two of three doubles matches to get the Two Rivers 3A Conference win.
Wake Christian wins 17th match of season: Wake Christian ran its volleyball mark to 17-6 on the season with a sweep of the Carolian Mustangs, 25-17, 25-15, 25-11 on Tuesday.
Cleveland grabs back-to-back wins: Cleveland defeated Wilson Hunt 2-0 and Southern Nash 6-1 in matches this week. The Rams are now 6-2 on the year. Hunt was unbeaten (8-1-1 now) before the match.
Corinth Holders, Hunt tie: Corinth Holders and Wilson Hunt played to a 3-all draw in boys soccer on Tuesday night. Adam Landeros had two goals for the Pirates and Pedro Segundo scored a goal as well.
Derek Kaple had an assist for the Pirates (5-2-1 overall).
Panthers roll to 11th win: North Johnston’s boys soccer team moved to 11-1 on the season with a 7-1 win over Southern Nash on Tuesday. Ian Walston and Connor Cook notched two goals each in the win. Reese Coley, Chase Davis and Marcos Orozco all put up goals as well. Orozco had three assists as well.
Spartans, Watson lead the way again: Smithfield-Selma won its second straight Two Rivers 3A Conference golf match of the season Monday at Reedy Creek Golf Course, posting a total of 129 for the match. Corinth Holders was second at 138, followed by Triton (143) and South Johnston (147).
SSS’s Parker Watson was the medalist for the second straight match with a 39. Peyton LaBonte of Corinth Holders carded a 41; South Johnston’s Sydney Wheeless was third at 42.
Megan Long finished at 46 for Cleveland, which didn’t have enough golfers to register a team score.
West tennis puts together a 3-0 week: West Johnston’s girls tennis team reeled off three straight 8-1 wins this week. The Wildcats beat Knightdale 8-1 on Monday, Smithfield-Selma by the same count on Tuesday and then Rolesville on Wednesday.
The Wildcats are 10-1 overall and 7-1 in the GNRC.
Pirates, Trojans win Two Rivers volleyball openers: Corinth Holders opened Two Rivers 3A Conference volleyball play with a 25-10, 25-18, 25-13 win over Smithfield-Selma on Tuesday. Jamie Turner had nine kills for the Pirates (5-6) in the win.
South Johnston got a sweep of Western Harnett in its league opener, 25-14, 25-16, 25-6. The Trojans are 10-1 after the win.
Cleveland went five sets before bowing out to defending Two Rivers 3A Conference champion Triton on Tuesday, 25-27, 25-22, 25-22, 20-25, 15-10. The Rams had opened the season with nine consecutive victories.