The SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars golf team blew out their Eastern Plains Conference opponents Monday at Cutter Creek in a four team match.
The Cougars shot 306 as a team and were 45 strokes better then Beddingfield who finished second with 351. Farmville Central shot a 374 and Greene Central finished with a 416.
Ryan Chatt was the Cougars medalist after he shot a 73. Nathan Webb and Eric Norville both shot a 77, while Cole Jefferys finished with a 79 and Taylor Newton shot a 82.
The Cougars golf team won their second match in as many days Tuesday when they beat Riverside and Southern Wayne. SouthWest shot 301 and Riverside shot 302 and Southern Wayne rounded it out with a 329.
Chatt was the Cougars medalist again after he shot a 69, -2 under par. Webb shot a 73 and Newton finished with a 79. Jefferys shot an 80 and Norville had a 81.
Coach Jonathan Cobb said it is great to get the win against Riverside because they have beaten the Cougars this season.
"Ryan certainly played to his potential," Cobb said. "I'm glad for him and excited about seeing some of our other guys heat up as well as we get closer to the days that matter the most."
The Cougars next conference match will be Monday at Farmville Country Club.
SouthWest tennis team played a non-conference match Monday and were defeated 6-3 by Riverside.
The Cougars No. 2 seed Michael Parisher and No. 3 seed Tyler Killebrew won their singles matches and the Cougars won one doubles match.
Coach Joel Elliott said the top five singles courts produced great points and solid competition.
"All of our players improved from the last meeting," Elliott said. "Riverside's doubles teams really solidified their win and showed that they are unquestionably the better team."
Cougars golf team rolling along
Lady Vikings lose opener 3-1
The Tarboro Lady Vikings had two positive days, where seniors, forward Shayla Thorne and goalie Courtney Perkins signed national letters of intent to play college soccer Tuesday. Then Wednesday, they celebrated Thorne receiving the WRAL Extra Effort Award from sports anchor Tom Suiter before their first match of the season.
Thorne, Perkins sign to play college soccer
Tarboro Lady Viking seniors Shayla Thorne and Courtney Perkins were excited Tuesday at the Braswell Center when they signed their national letters of intent to play college soccer this coming fall.
Saiid Murphy signs with Chowan
Tarboro Vikings linebacker Saiid Murphy signed Feb. 21 to play college football at Chowan University next season. The senior standout said he is excited to move on to the next level and continue his football career with the Division II Hawks.
Lady Vikings advance to second round
The Tarboro Lady Vikings senior class was destined not to lose in the first round of the NCHSAA 1-A state playoffs Monday.
Guevara win 113-pound state title
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MMS Vikings finish 13-1
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Three teams head to state tourney
Three Edgecombe County basketball teams will continue their season tonight when they play in the first round of the NCHSAA state playoffs.
Playoff spots on the line
The Tarboro Lady Vikings are a guaranteed lock to make the 1-A NCHSAA state basketball playoffs Saturday when the brackets are released. The only other team in Edgecombe County that has a realistic shot is the SouthWest Edgecombe boys.
Guevara to wrestle in state tournament
Tarboro Vikings grappler David Guevara is looking to become a 1-A NCHSAA state wrestling champion when he heads to Greensboro Thursday to wrestle in the state championship.
Bandy leads SWE past North Pitt
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