South Columbus defeated East Columbus 3-0 in a Three Rivers Conference match played at Lake Waccamaw Tuesday. The set scores were 25-23, 25-12 and 25-17.
South Columbus is now 5-0 in Three Rivers Conference play and 6-0 overall. The Stallions traveled to West Brunswick Wednesday and host Fairmont Thursday in a key conference match. East Columbus is now 3-2 in the TRC and 3-4 overall. The Gators are at South Robeson Thursday. Currently East Columbus and South Robeson are tied for the top 1A seed in the conference.
The South Columbus JV girls won the battle of unbeaten Three Rivers’ teams 2-1. Scores were 23-25, 25-22 and 15-4. They are now 5-0 in Conference play and 5-1 overall. East Columbus drops to 4-1.
Whiteville kept pace with South Columbus by defeating West Bladen 3-0. Scores were 25-10, 25-6 and 25-11.
Whiteville is 5-0 in TRC play. The Wolfpack host Red Springs on Thursday.
The Whiteville junior varsity defeated West Bladen 2-0 by scores of 25-19, 25-5 to improve to 4-1.
West Columbus picked up its first win of the season with a 3-0 sweep of St. Pauls. Set scores were 25-16, 25-20 and 25-19. The Vikings are now 1-4 and travel to West Bladen Thursday. St. Pauls won the JV contest 2-1.
Individual statistical leaders for South Columbus and Whiteville can be found in Thursday’s print edition.
West Bladen (6-0) took a one-game lead over South Columbus (4-0) in the TRC Girls Tennis standings after defeating Whiteville 7-2. The South Columbus at East Columbus match was rained out. The Stallions have three matches to make up and that accounts for West Bladen’s lead. West Columbus won its second match of the season with a 6-3 win over St. Pauls. East Columbus is worse shape, make up-wise, than South. The Gators have three make ups to play and two suspended matches to complete. With wet weather forecast for next week, teams are going to be hard-pressed to complete play before the reporting deadline of October 16. A one-day, post season tournament also has to be played to determine singles and doubles regional qualifiers.
Individual match results can be found in Thursday’s print edition.
Whiteville’s Boys Soccer team broke two streaks at once. The Wolfpack had been scoreless through its initial four matches. A 3-2 win over North Brunswick broke the drought and gave Coach Ronnie Todd’s team its first win of the season.
West Columbus traveled to 4A Scotland County. The Scots took a 6-3 win over the Vikings.