ROCKY MOUNT —
Jazz 37 Spurs 35
Leading scorers – Jazz – I. Sharpe 31, A. Mcrae 4, J. Williams 2 Spurs – C. Craddock 25, T. Joyner 4, J. Ferguson 4
Warriors 19 Blazers 16
Leading scorers – Warriors – E. Moss 15, M. Faison 4 Blazers – M. Brown 6, J. Best 4, D. Edwards 2
Doug Henry Chevrolet 31
Norris Tire and Auto 29
Leading scorers – Doug Henry Chevrolet – L. Davis 14, C. Parker 8, C. Joyner 4 Norris Tire and Auto – S. Hinton 11, C. Pittman 6, M. Cheeks 4
Doug Henry Ford 38
Ben's Auto 24
Leading scorers – Doug Henry Ford – Z. Brooks 13, K. Hopkins 9, A. Pittman 8 Ben's Auto – Z. Henderson 7, N. Barnes 6, K. Freeman 3
Doug Henry Ford 4-0
Doug Henry Chevrolet 2-2
Norris Tire and Auto 1-3
Ben's Auto 1-3
JUNIOR & SENIOR LEAGUE
Ribeye's Steakhouse 56
Cherry Tax Services 54
Leading scorers – Ribeye's Steakhouse – J. Kelly 12, Z. Barnes 11, N. Brown 11 Cherry Tax Services – J. Bennett 19, J. Bland 10, M. Whitley 9
Dental Care Center 58
Rick Williams Auto 46
Leading scorers – Dental Care Center – N. Dickens 15, K. Parker 8, J. Johnson 7 Rick Williams Auto – R. Moody 12, D. Moody 11, K. Shaw 9
Dental Care Center 3-2
Cherry Tax Services 3-2
Rick Williams Auto 2-3
Ribeye's Steakhouse 2-3
Tryout dates at Sunset Park for Cal Ripken league are:
Feb. 26-27 at 5 p.m. for olds
Feb. 27-28 at 5 p.m.
Make-up dates are March 4-7 at 5 p.m.
March 12-14 at 6:30 p.m.
March 18-21 at 6:30 p.m.
• There is a $10 fee for all players who live inside Tarboro City limits and Edgecombe County. There is a $35 charge per sport fee for players who live outside of Edgecombe County.
• Players interested in playing must fill out a registration forms. Players who played last year are exempt from tryouts.
• Players age as of April 30 this year will be their playing age for all spring sports.
• Cal Ripken League players must be 10-years old before or on April 30 and may not turn 13-years old before April 30.
For more information contact the the Tarboro Parks & Recreation Department athletics office at 641-4277.
ROCKY MOUNT —
Vikings win 16-3; O'Neil earns first varsity victory
ROCKY MOUNT – The Tarboro Vikings opened up their 2014 season with an explosive offensive performance. The Vikings scored at least three runs in every inning except the fifth and sent at least seven batters to the plate each inning en route to a 16-3, five inning victory over Brunswick Academy Saturday at Rocky Mount Academy.
Harrell, Cougars win first game
ROCKY MOUNT – Former SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars baseball standout Andrew Harrell, was named baseball coach during the winter at his alma-mater. Saturday, he earned his first victory as a varsity coach at SouthWest when his Cougars defeated the Louisburg Warriors 7-2 at Rocky Mount Academy.
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
Tarboro Viking David Guevara had big dreams headed into his final season as a high school wrestler. The senior dreamed for four consecutive seasons that he would win the 113-pound NCHSAA state wrestling championship.
MMS Vikings finish 13-1
The Martin Middle Vikings boy's basketball team finished the season with a 13-1 record. Their only loss came in the championship game of the Tri-County tournament when they lost 61-50 to Edwards Middle.
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.
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