Cavaliers edge Western Harnett, 4-3
Southern Lee 4, Western Harnett 3
The Cavaliers got a complete game on the mound by Derek Jackson and swept Western Harnett for the regular season Tuesday night at Tramway Road Park.
Jackson struck out 13 in his win. Connor Gaines went 2-for-3 with two triples and an RBI. Cullen Boyette tallied a double, a run and three RBI. The Cavaliers (12-3, 6-1) have a seven-game winning streak.
Western Harnett (4-9, 3-4) will play at Gray's Creek Friday at 7 p.m. Southern Lee played Jack Britt last night and will host Lee County tonight at 7 p.m.
Fuquay-Varina 6, Lee County 1
The host Bengals (10-3, 7-1) beat visiting Lee County, which was coming off a 2-1 performance in a spring break tournament in Asheboro last week, in a Tri-Nine game Tuesday night.
The Yellow Jackets (5-9, 3-6) played Middle Creek last night and will play at Southern Lee tonight at 7 p.m.
Cape Fear Christian 2, Grace Christian 1
The Eagles (6-3, 4-0) scored two runs in the first inning and that was enough in a key Carolina Christian Conference game at Grace Christian (7-4, 2-1) Tuesday evening. The Eagles and Crusaders were the last two undefeated squads in the league.
Clint Gregory got the win for the Eagles, facing only three Crusader hitters over the minimum through the last five frames.
Jonathan Husk scored on a wild pitch making it 2-1 Eagles in the Crusader second. Aaron Ayers faced two hitters over the minimum through the last six CFCA innings.
Cape Fear Christian will host Lee Christian Friday at 4 p.m. Grace Christian hosts Vandalia Christian today at 5 p.m.
Community Christian 13, Lee Christian 7
The Cyclones defeated the host Falcons in a Carolina Christian Conference game Tuesday afternoon. Lee Christian (0-4, 0-2) will play a CCC game at Cape Fear Christian Friday at 4 p.m.
Chatham Central 6, West Montgomery 5
The Bears (9-4, 7-1) scored two runs in the top of the sixth and two in the seventh to rally and win at West Montgomery (10-4, 8-3) Tuesday night in Mt. Gilead.
Zack Burke pitched a complete game, allowing two earned runs and five hits while getting five strikeouts. At the plate, Burke went 3-for-3 with a double, a triple, a run and an RBI.
Cade McIntyre went 2-for-4 and drove in two RBI. Cole Garner scored two runs.
Chatham Central splits for the season with West Montgomery. The Bears travel to face first-place South Stanly (16-1, 10-0) Friday at 7 p.m.
Jordan-Matthews 4, Reidsville 1
Josh Hudson's complete game led the Jets (10-4, 4-2) to a Mid-State win over the Rams (7-8, 4-4) in Siler City Tuesday night.
Casey Golden had a triple and an RBI for the Jets. Justin Kidd went 2-for-3 at the plate. Hudson allowed five hits and a walk and tallied 11 strikeouts.
Jordan-Matthews, with a four-game winning streak, hosts Cummings for a conference doubleheader Friday at 5 p.m.
Union Pines 5, Douglas Byrd 4 - 8 innings
The Vikings (11-3, 5-1) had to score a run in the bottom of the seventh to keep the game going, then plated one run in the eighth to beat Douglas Byrd (1-11, 1-5) Tuesday night in Cameron.
Jeffrey Thompson pitched the last 1.1 innings to get the win while going 2-for-3 with two doubles, a sacrifice fly, a run and two RBI for the Vikings. Mason Collins added a run and an RBI.
Union Pines played Cardinal Gibbons yesterday and will host Overhills Friday at 7 p.m.
Overhills 12, Westover 0
The Jaguars (3-10, 3-4) rolled to a Cape Fear Valley win at home against the Wolverines (0-14, 0-6) Tuesday night. Overhills will play at Union Pines Friday at 7 p.m.
Richmond 7, Pinecrest 0
The Raiders (15-1, 5-0) remained atop the Southeastern blanking the visiting Patriots (10-5, 2-3) Tuesday night. Nic Bullard pitched his fourth shutout of the season for the Raiders.
Pinecrest faced Fuquay-Varina last night and will travel to Lumberton Friday for a 7 p.m. start.
Albemarle 7, North Moore 0
After a 1-0 Mustang win against Albemarle on March 8, Albemarle (8-11, 6-5) blanked the visiting Mustangs (7-9, 6-5) Tuesday night in Yadkin Valley play. Albemarle's Justin Crump pitched a three-hitter.
The Mustangs and Bulldogs are tied for fourth in the YVC. North Moore will play at West Montgomery Friday at 7 p.m.
Knightdale 3, Harnett Central 2
Knightdale (5-7, 3-3) edged the visiting Trojans (9-4, 4-2) in a Greater Neuse River game Tuesday night. Harnett Central hosted Triton last night and will host Garner Friday at 7 p.m.
Triton 11, Southern Wayne 0
The Hawks (11-4, 4-3) blitzed the Saints (8-6, 3-4) in five innings in Erwin Tuesday night.
Brett McLamb pitched a three-hitter for the Hawks. Taylor Emory went 2-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and four RBI. Matthew Webb drove in three RBI.
Triton played Harnett Central last night and will play at North Lenoir Friday at 6 p.m.
Northwood 25, Durham School of the Arts 2
The Lady Chargers (8-2, 6-0) stayed perfect in Carolina 12 play on the road Tuesday night. Northwood plays at Chapel Hill this evening at 6:30 p.m.
Jordan-Matthews 15, Reidsville 0
The Lady Jets (6-5, 4-2) routed Reidsville in Siler City Tuesday night. Jordan-Matthews will host a doubleheader against Cummings Friday starting at 5 p.m.
Chatham Central 1, West Montgomery 0 - 11 innings
It took until the home half of the 11th inning for the Lady Bears to plate a winning run over West Montgomery (6-8, 4-5) on Tuesday night. Chatham Central (10-0, 9-0) remained top-ranked in the N.C. Softball Coaches Association 1A state poll.
Chatham Central played a doubleheader with Southern Lee last night and will host South Stanly in a Yadkin Valley game Friday at 6 p.m.
Union Pines 6, Douglas Byrd 3
The Lady Vikings (10-1, 6-0) remained perfect in the Cape Fear Valley beating Douglas Byrd (7-6, 2-5) in Cameron Tuesday night. Union Pines, with a 10-game winning streak going, travels to face Richmond tonight at 7 p.m.
Richmond 3, Pinecrest 1
Richmond (12-2, 5-0) got a Southeastern Conference win over visiting Pinecrest (3-5, 2-3) Tuesday night. The Lady Patriots played Millbrook yesterday and will play at Lumberton Friday at 7 p.m.
Triton 7, Southern Wayne 0
Triton (10-2, 6-0) scored all its runs in the first four frames to beat the visiting Lady Saints (6-7, 2-5) Tuesday evening.
Sophomore Emma Thomas hit a home run and totaled five RBI for the Lady Hawks and Kayla Baker pitched a complete game with five strikeouts.
Triton played Harnett Central last night and will go to North Lenoir Friday night for a 6 p.m. start.
Overhills 19, Westover 0
The Lady Jaguars (4-9, 4-3) routed visiting Westover for a Cape Fear Valley win Tuesday night. Overhills will play at Union Pines Friday at 7 p.m.
Carrboro 15, Northwood 7
The Jaguars (3-8 overall) defeated the host Chargers in a Conference 5 match Tuesday evening. Northwood (2-7, 1-4) will play a conference match at Cedar Ridge Friday at 6 p.m.
Grace Christian 1, Fayetteville Homeschool 1
Grace Christian midfielder Bridgette Angeles scored a goal with less than two minutes left to give the Lady Crusaders a 1-1 draw at home Tuesday afternoon.
Fayetteville Homeschool (6-0-1) beat Grace Christian (6-4-2, 3-1-0) 5-2 earlier this season and took the lead just before halftime in Tuesday's match.
After hitting the crossbar several times in the second half, Angeles volleyed a long crossed ball by Madison Bolen into the Fayetteville Homeschool penalty box. Angeles put the shot high into the goal.
"We had a game plan to mark their best player and try and take her out of the game. Kaycee Murr and Alexis Hunt did a great job limiting her touches," said Grace Christian head coach Chris Pratt.
"That's the first time, in a close game, that we finished strong. I'm a very proud coach," Pratt said.
Grace Christian hosts Vandalia Christian today at 5 p.m.
Southern Lee 3, Western Harnett 1
The Lady Cavaliers (4-4, 3-2) completed a regular-season sweep over Western Harnett Tuesday night at Cavalier Stadium.
The Lady Eagles play at Pine Forest tonight at 7 p.m. Southern Lee will play round one of its county rivalry, at Lee County, Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Fuquay-Varina 7, Lee County 0
Fuquay-Varina (5-6-1, 3-6-1) cruised past visiting Lee County in a Tri-Nine match Tuesday night. The Lady Jackets (0-10, 0-9) played Middle Creek last night and will host Southern Lee Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Community Christian 5, Lee Christian 2
The Lady Cyclones ran out to a 3-0 halftime lead and got a Carolina Christian win at Lee Christian (3-6, 3-3) Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Falcons will host Northwood Temple for a CCC match next Tuesday at 4 p.m.
Union Pines 2, O'Neal 1
The Lady Vikings (9-1-1, 5-0-0) completed a sweep over county rival O'Neal (1-3-1) Tuesday afternoon at O'Neal.
The Lady Falcons play a Cape Fear Independent match at Village Christian today at 4:30 p.m. The Lady Vikings played Douglas Byrd last night and will play at Hoke County Friday at 7 p.m.
Triton 3, Southern Wayne 2
Triton (5-6, 3-4) edged Southern Wayne (5-6, 2-5) in an Eastern Carolina match Tuesday night. The Lady Hawks play at Harnett Central tonight at 7 p.m.
O’Neal 5, Trinity 4 Singles - Garrett Klumper (O) d. Sami Habib 6-1, 6-0, Carr Bonner (T) d. Crawford Liner 6-2, 6-2, Mark Hove (T) d. Ryan Williams 6-2, 7-5, Connor Grigg (T) d. Alfredo Quiros 6-4, 6-4, Will Schirmer (O) d. Grant Demarest 6-4, 6-0, Stephen Saye (O) d. Jack Lynch 6-1, 6-1
Doubles - Klumper/Williams (O) d. Bonner/Hove 8-5, Hove/Habib (T) d. Quiros/Schirmer 8-2, Liner/Saye (O) d. Matthew Miller/Forrest Shivers 8-1
O'Neal improved to 1-1 overall with a narrow victory on Tuesday. The Falcons play at Village Christian today at 3 p.m.
Union Pines 7, Asheboro 2
Singles - John Dangerfield (U) d. Austin Allen 6-3, 6-2, Ben Williams (U) d. Josh Byrd 4-6, 7-6 (3), 10-3, Alex Dunzweiler (A) d. Jordan Allen 6-4, 4-6, 10-8, Adam Howard (U) d. Josh Allen 6-1, 6-0, Adam Eldera (A) d. Matt Lorenz 6-4, 6-3, Ben White (U) d. Richard Pincus 6-2, 6-2
Doubles - Dangerfield/Williams (U) d. Byrd/Dunzweiler 8-4, Howard/Lorenz (U) d. A. Allen/Pincus 8-3, Allen/White (U) d. J. Allen/Eldera 8-6
The Vikings (12-0, 9-0) played at Southern Lee yesterday and will host Western Harnett Monday at 4 p.m.