Volleyball, tennis, jayvee football and soccer contests took place Thursday evening. Results were mixed for Columbus County teams.
Whiteville earned Columbus Cup points with varsity and JV wins over West Columbus. The Wolfpack won the varsity match 3-0 by scores of 25-4, 25-12 and 25-7. Whiteville also swept the junior varsity match with scores of 25-7 and 25-8.
East Bladen won a tight match with visiting East Columbus 3-1. The teams split the first two sets before the Eagles won the final two. Scores were 25-23, 21-25, 25-19 and 25-17. East Bladen won the JV match 2-0 by scores of 25-18 and 25-21.
South Columbus maintained its perfect record with a 3-0 conquest of Green Sea – Floyds. Set scores were 25-4, 25-16 and 25-10. Alanna Deal had 14 aces and three kills. Makala Wright had six aces, two blocks and 11 kills. Roxy Bryant had two kills and 17 assists. Lilly Bass had three aces. Chantel Washington had 17 digs. South Columbus is now 8-0 on the season and 5-0 in Three Rivers Conference play. South Columbus won the JV match 2-0 with scores of 25-16 and 25-21. They are now 7-1 on the season and 5-0 in Conference play.
St. Pauls handed West Bladen its first TRC loss 3-1. Scores were 25-20, 25-23, 21-25 and 25-18. The Knights loss leaves Whiteville and South Columbus as the only two undefeated Three Rivers Conference teams. Whiteville travels to South Columbus September 19.
Whiteville defeated West Columbus 7-2. The Vikings were without their second-seeded player Kaydee Davis, forcing five players to move up. Whiteville received singles wins from Bailey Barnhill (8-4), Anna Smith (8-0), Elizabeth Morris (8-4), Lillian Soles (8-0) and Jillian Young (8-1). Doubles winners for the Wolfpack were Barnhill-Smith (8-2) and Young-Xztashya Porter (8-2). Katherine Edwards won at number at four singles (8-4) and Anna Kay Nance-Erin Griffin won number two doubles (8-2) for the Vikings.Whiteville’s Ashleigh Stocks won an exhibition singles match (8-3). The Wolfpack duo of Wooten and Lanier won in exhibition doubles (8-3).
The East Columbus at East Bladen match was postponed.
Whiteville repelled East Bladen’s two-point conversion attempt in overtime to pull out a 44-42 win over the Eagles. After ending regulation play tied at 36-all, Whiteville had the first possession of overtime. The Wolfpack scored and converted the two-point play for a 44-36 lead. East Bladen also scored a touchdown, but could not convert the extra point run to send the game into a second overtime period.
Red Springs defeated South Columbus 22-12.
Lakewood broke open a tight match with East Columbus with four, second half goals to defeat the host Gators 6-2.