Sports Briefs: Clayton completes season basketball sweep of Cleveland

December 6, 2013 

Comets complete season sweep of Rams

Clayton’s boys and girls basketball teams completed a season sweep of Cleveland Tuesday night.

Clayton’s boys earned a 70-56 win over Cleveland. Cincinnati recruit Gary Clark led the Comets with 22 points and 16 rebounds. Tre Armstead added 16 points.

Bobby Stenborg had 16 for Cleveland in the loss.

The girls game featured good and bad quarters by both teams in the first half before Clayton took over in the third quarter for a 57-40 win. Clayton led 19-8 after a quarter but was outscored by Cleveland 14-4 in the second quarter.

The Comets came on with a 19-5 advantage in the third quarter.

Jenna Harris (17 points) and Tanisha Murphy (16) paced Clayton’s scoring. Myrayna Watkins had 8 for Cleveland.

Clayton swim teams win at Campbell

Clayton’s swimming teams defeated West Johnston and Fuquay-Varina in a meet held Nov. 26 at Campbell University. The Comet girls team totaled 155 points to 97 for Fuquay-Varina and West’s 49.

Clayton’s boys had 127 points, while West was second with 87 and Fuquay-Varina totaled 77.

Clayton won the 200-yard and 400 freestyle relays and the 200 medley relays in both meets. Gina Joy (girls 200 free), Miles Usrey (boys 200 free), Alex Duff (individual medley), Dominique Quintero (girls 50), Meribeth Lambert (girls butterfly), Analeese Theys (girls 100 free), Coltin Lippert (boys butterfly), Anthony Lydie (boys 100 free), Cara Martin (girls 500), Andrew Drda (boys 500), Chelsey Neptune (girls backstroke) and Carmen Tormey (girls breaststroke) all picked up individual event wins.

Katherine Simpson, Cara Martin and Quintero swam on all three Comet girls wining relays. Drew Bouumenot and Alex Duff did the same for the boys team.

Pirates lead the way in Two Rivers meet

Corinth Holders’ indoor track and field teams won the first Two Rivers 3A Conference meet of the season Wednesday at South Johnston’s Ronald Avery Stadium.

Arden Vessie, Marie Pickett and Essence Scott all won two events for Corinth Holders’ girls. Vessie the 1,600 meters and the 3,200. Picket took the high jump and the 55 hurdles, while Scott was the winner in the long jump and the 300.

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