Comets clinch home playoff date
Clayton’s volleyball team clinched no worse than a second place finish in the Greater Neuse River 4A Conference standings and a home playoff date with a three-set sweep of West Johnston on Tuesday. The Comets honored seniors Jordan Daniels, Kaylee Morgan, Rachel Maness, Jenna Harris, Ali Orringer and Ashley Murphy before their final home regular-season match.
Corinth Holders sweeps Smithfield-Selma
Corinth Holders swept by Smithfield-Selma in volleyball, 25-19, 25-15, 25-11, Tuesday in Two Rivers 3A Conference play. Rachel Moore had six kills for SSS in the loss.
Watson paces SSS to another golf win
Parker Watson’s round of 40 earned medalist honors and helped Smithfield-Selma to another Two Rivers 3A Conference girls golf match victory Tuesday at Riverwood. The Spartans finished at 141, two shots ahead of runner-up Triton.
Haley Talton, the conference scoring leader, added a 44 for SSS and Maggie Riley and Ayanah Sanders both shot 57s.
Corinth Holders was third at 155, getting a 45 from Peyton Labonte. South Johnston finished two strokes behind the Pirates in fourth. Rachael Wheeler shot 50 for the Trojans.
Cleveland was sixth (167), five shots behind Western Harnett. Tabby Herzig (53) led the Rams.