Prep Sports Roundup
Due to a shortened week because of Hurricane Dorian, only six games were played last week in the Tribune coverage area.
The Saints volleyball team went to Greenville on Tuesday to face an undefeated D.H. Conley squad. Southern Wayne lost in straight sets to the Lady Vikings. Match breakdown: 25-2, 25-5, 25-6. Meagan Lee and Grace Tart finished as the only two Saints to pick up a kill in the match. The loss moved the Saints to 1-5 on the season with matches against Eastern Wayne set for Tuesday and New Bern on Wednesday. The Saints will finish out the week by hosting South Central on Thursday.
The football team lost a tough one, 20-8 to rival Goldsboro on the road on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Dee Coley finished 6-15 with 85 yards and a touchdown. Jamari Leach had a huge night on the ground finishing with 179 yards on 16 carries. Southern Wayne will be home for the first time this season when it hosts North Lenoir on Friday.
The Rebels volleyball team lost its first match of the season on Tuesday, Sept. 3 against Neuse Charter. North Duplin lost in straight sets to the undefeated Cougars. Match breakdown: 25-14, 25-22, 25-15. Callie Thornton had a big night finishing with six kills and Jamilyn Wallace led the team in blocks with four. The Lady Rebels were on the road to kick off the week as they traveled to James Kenan Tuesday. They plan to travel to Hobbton Thursday.
The soccer team traveled to South Lenoir on Tuesday, Sept. 3 and lost 2-1 with the two goals coming in the second half. Abdiel “Eli” Aguirre picked up the only goal on the day for the Rebels. The soccer team traveled to James Kenan on Monday for a match against the Tigers. The Rebels will host South Lenoir for a rematch on Wednesday and they travel to Spring Creek on Thursday.
The football game against Jones Senior has been rescheduled to Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. The game is still set to be held at Jones Senior. The Rebels football team will travel to Lejeune this week for a game on Friday.
The Gators volleyball team is still searching for its second win of the season. They hosted undefeated East Duplin on Tuesday, Sept. 3 and lost in straight sets. Match breakdown: 25-12, 25-16, 25-9.
The Spring Creek football team traveled to Rosewood on Wednesday, Sept 4 and lost its second game of the season, 62-6. Lucas Barfield went 3-8 with a touchdown. Douglas Davidson caught one pass for 11 yards and caught the touchdown from Barfield. Israel Graham had 16 carries for 52 yards. Spring Creek will host Hobbton this Friday at 7 p.m.