Princeton trio combines on no-hitter
Princeton’s Tanner Flowers, Matt Daughtry and Tyler Beasley combined on a five-inning no-hitter in baseball as the Bulldogs topped Goldsboro 20-1 on Wednesday. The trio combined for 13 strikeouts on the afternoon.
Waylon Woodall had a three-run double for Princeton, while Tyler Ricks had two two-run singles.
North Johnston blanks SSS in softball
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North Johnston opened its softball season with an 11-0 win over Smithfield-Selma Wednesday night. The Panthers totaled 10 hits on the night, led by senior Kaylynn Batten’s 3-for-3 night with three RBIs.
Kelly White went 2-for-4 for the Panthers, while Emma Turner, Olivia Stewart, Olivia Narron, Meghan Sherrod and Sara Ward also had hits.
Turner didn’t allow a hit in her three innings of work on the mound.
New Hanover tops South Johnston
New Hanover downed South Johnston 7-3 in the Trojans’ baseball season opener on Tuesday in Wilmington. Nash Johnson went 3-for-4 for South in the loss, while Jack Raynor had two hits and two RBIs. The other South run scored on a Noah Bridges’ sacrifice fly.
Princeton stops North Johnston
Princeton opened its girls soccer season with an 8-1 victory over North Johnston on Wednesday. The Bulldogs scored five first-half goals.
Barrett Davis scored the North Johnston goal on an assist from Cassidy Dowling.