College sports: Heels edge Deacs in field hockey

Taryn Gjurich and Danielle Forword scored second-half goals to lift No. 4 North Carolina to a 4-3 field hockey victory over No. 3 Wake Forest on Saturday in Chapel Hill.

The Tar Heels (9-2, 2-0 ACC) outshot Wake Forest (9-2, 1-2) by a 6-1 margin in the second half.



DUKE 5, BOSTON COLLEGE 0: Megan Deakins and Susan Ferger scored two goals apiece to lead No. 9 Duke (7-3, 1-2 ACC) past No. 13 Boston College (6-4, 0-3) at Durham.


N.C. STATE 4, GARDNER-WEBB 0: Alan Sanchez scored a pair of goals and had an assist as the host Wolfpack (3-6-1) blanked Gardner-Webb (3-7).

CAMPBELL 3, FLORIDA GULF COAST 2: Khalil Johnson scored the Camels' first two goals and Vince Petrasso scored in the 77th minute to lift host Campbell (4-5, 2-0 Atlantic Sun) past Florida Gulf Coast (2-7-1, 0-2).

WAKE FOREST 8, VIRGINIA TECH 2: Cody Arnoux scored his first career hat trick, and Ike Opara added two goals as No. 1-ranked Wake Forest (10-0) rolled past visiting Virginia Tech (3-6-1).


STETSON 1, CAMPBELL 0: Tessa Gavilsky scored in the 36th minute as Stetson (4-5-2, 2-1 Atlantic Sun) held off host Campbell (2-6-2, 1-3).

N.C. WESLEYAN 8, PEACE 1: The host Bishops (3-4-1, 1-1-1 USA South) scored five first-half goals to roll past Peace (2-9, 0-4).


TAR HEEL INVITATIONAL: Wake Forest grabbed the lead after the second round of the event at Finley Golf Course, opening up an 11-shot advantage.

The Deacons had a 585 total, with North Carolina and Virginia tied for second at 596. N.C. State was tied for 10th at 614.

Wake Forest's Natalie Sheary was the individual leader with a 3-under 141, one stroke ahead of Louisville's Cindy LaCrosse.