Wednesday's Links

Today's Prep links from around the 'net...

Prep Track

Cougars dethrone three-time champs Rams
REYNOLDS — Asheville High senior Elijah Harrison and his Cougar teammates were a very determined bunch.
-citizen Times

Freshman Fennell leads W. Henderson to girls team title
MILLS RIVER — Most freshmen don't contribute significantly to their varsity teams.
-Citizen Times

JHS' Belfiore running to East Carolina
Chris Belfiore's ability to run has helped make the Jacksonville High boys track and field and cross country programs successful during his career.
-The Jacksonville Daily

Girls Soccer

Asheville soccer team faces Roberson without key player
ASHEVILLE — Asheville High will play one of its most important games without one of its most important players.
-Citizen Times

Prep Baseball

Crest still on top in SWFH race
NEWTON — The Crest Chargers exploded for five runs in the both the second and sixth innings and made short work of Southwestern Foothills 3A Conference foe Fred T. Foard Tuesday night, winning 12-2 in a six-inning contest.
-The Shelby Star

Spartans' duo steals the show
DURHAM -- Southern Durham senior Trae Gore is batting .424 this season. Junior T.J. Wilson, his buddy, is batting .393.
-The News&Observer

Tigers showing some bite
CHAPEL HILL -- Even though Chapel Hill returned all nine starters from last year's PAC-6 4-A championship baseball team, the Tigers are finding out they still have to work hard if they want to defend their title
-The News&Observer

Brinson lifts the Wildcats to 6-2 victory
RICHLANDS - The Richlands High baseball team got another decent performance from pitcher Brandon Brinson and scored all the runs it would need in the first three innings to remain atop the East Central 2-A Conference.
-The Jacksonville Daily

Bears win fourth straight
The hard luck for Havelock pitcher Sean Noble against New Bern continued Tuesday night as the senior took a perfect game into the sixth inning before back-to-back hits and a suicide squeeze allowed the Bears to take a 2-0 Big East Conference win at Boykin Field.
-The New Bern Sun Journal

Prep Football

Mattocks selected to East-West All-Star team
New Bern safety Chris Mattocks was selected to play in July's East-West All-Star Football game, which showcases some of the best senior football players in the state.
-The New Bern Sun Journal

Prep Basketball

Ingram repeats as boys player of the year
TRENTON - After missing almost all of his senior season on the gridiron due to injury, Byron Ingram had a chance to return as a top Trojan, but this time as a standout on the basketball court.
-The New Bern Sun Journal Recommended Stories

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