Clayton improves to 9-0
Clayton’s girls tennis team moved to 9-0 overall and 8-0 in the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference with an 8-1 win over Harnett Central Wednesday. The Comets lost just 14 games in the entire match.
Carmelle Joyner, Katherine Riley, Maya Guha and Spencer Rich all won their singles matches at love for the Comets, while Elezcia Singletary and Logan Boykin took an 8-0 win in doubles.
Trojans edge West Johnston for golf win
Garner used an even par round from Nichole Ceyrolles to edge West Johnston in a Greater Neuse River 4A Conference girls’ golf match at Pine Hollow Golf Club Tuesday. The Trojans finished at 129, three shots ahead of West.
In addition to Nichole Ceyrolles’ 36, Garner benefited from a 42 from Lauren Ceyrolles and matching 51s from Emily O’Neill and Arianna Ceyrolles.
Monika Vidlickova shot 40 for West, while Preslee Honeycutt and Blair Koonce both shot 46.
Clayton finished at 136 with Maryanna Byrd carding a 42, Olivia Hall finishing at 46 and Katherine Dull at 48.
Comets prevail in five sets
Clayton outlasted East Wake in five sets for a 25-11, 6-25, 25-18, 17-25, 15-11 volleyball victory Tuesday. The win moves the Comets to 4-1 in the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference.
Spartans win Two Rivers golf opener
Smithfield-Selma defended its home layout Monday, winning the first Two Rivers 3A Conference girls’ golf match of the season with a 149 total. Haley Talton of SSS paced the field with a 4-over, 40, for medalist honors.
Parker Watson added a 50 for the Spartans, while Marjorie Alston shot 59.
Corinth Holders and Triton tied for second at 154. Corinth Holders took advantage of a 44 from Peyton Labonte and a 53 from Taylor Knott.
South Johnston (162) finished fourth, four strokes ahead of Cleveland. Sydney Wheeless paced South with a 51 and Emily Kirsch shot 53. Kelsie Baker put up a 53 for Cleveland and Tabby Herzig shot 54.