Loading...
I see our "Doctor-In-the-House Murphy doesn't mind taking away individual rights to solve the opiod crisis that is the...

Conley volleyball knocks off Rose

091317DHCvolleyball-4.jpg
1 of 7

Alannah Thomas (#31) spikes the ball while Lizzie Arrowood misses a block during a game at J.H. Rose High School Tuesday evening.

091317DHCvolleyball-6.jpg
091317DHCvolleyball-7.jpg
091317DHCvolleyball-5.jpg
091317DHCvolleyball-2.jpg
091317DHCvolleyball-3.jpg
091317DHCvolleyball-1.jpg
Loading…

By JORDAN ANDERS
The Daily Reflector

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Tuesday night’s volleyball match between D.H. Conley and J.H. Rose had all the trademark back-and-forth action that has come to be expected when the two schools meet.

For the third straight meeting, it was the Vikings who were the last ones standing as they swept the Rampants (29-27, 25-22, 25-19) to remain undefeated and claim sole possession of first place in the Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A Conference.

Conley is 10-0 and 4-0 in league play. The loss snapped an eight-match winning streak for Rose (8-3, 3-1), which had not lost since starting the season with back-to-back defeats.

“Anytime that Conley and Rose play, it’s going to be a battle, and you can believe it’ll be point-for-point,” DHC coach Jennifer Gillikin said. “I think both teams played a great match tonight and we just were able to score some points when we needed it.”

The Vikings entered the contest having lost just two sets all year. That was still the number when they left Rose on Tuesday, but the Rampants came awfully close to changing the complexion of the match in the first set.

One of a match-high 22 kills from Alannah Thomas tied the score, 10-10, after Rose had led by four early. From that point on, neither team led by more than two points in the race to see who would take a 1-0 lead.

Conley faced the first set point, 24-23, only to see Rose’s CeCe Wilkerson tie it with a tip. The Rampants scored the next point to lead 25-24, one of three times it would come within one point of winning the set, but the Vikings responded each time. DHC took a 28-27 lead when a shot by Abby Wordsworth didn’t clear the net, then Thomas sealed it with a kill on the next point to win the set.

JHR fought through the loss of middle hitter Savannah Davenport, who went down late in the first set with a left knee injury, but falling short cost the Rampants as they were forced to play from behind the rest of the night.

“With Savannah going down, that was a big concern, but the girls fought through it and I thought at the end of the first set, we missed some opportunities to close that set out,” Rose coach Norman Cabacar said. “When you play a team that is equally matched, it’s who can finish at the end and not make unforced errors, and I thought we missed an opportunity that first set.”

The Vikings staved off JHR in the second after Rose used a three-point spurt to cut a 23-19 deficit to just one at 23-22, scoring the final two points to take a 2-0 lead before pulling away midway through the third to close out the victory.

Wordsworth led the Rampants with 16 kills. Holly Gibson and Katie Bray Carlson added 13 and 12 assists, respectively.

Mary Horton had 24 assists and Courtney Rupp had 17 assists for Conley.

Ayden-Grifton 3, Kinston 0

Scores: 25-12, 25-10, 25-19.

Leaders: A-G — Jordan Cannon 13 service points; Lily Johnson 13 SP; Haley Davis 13 SP.

Record: A-G 8-1, 4-0

Up next: A-G at North Lenoir on Thursday.

Parrott Academy 3, Coastal Christian 0

Scores: 25-15, 25-13, 26-24.

Leaders: P — Alli Grant Avery 14 kills; Hannah Scott Avery 9 kills; Mackenzie Pope 26 assists; 10 digs.

Record: P 11-0, 1-0.

GIRLS' TENNIS

D.H. Conley 8, C.B. Aycock 1

Singles: Madison Cullipher (DHC) d. Grayson Lane (CBA) 6-0, 6-0; Shelby Hickey (DHC) d. Meredith Jones (CBA) 6-4, 6-2; Haylee Dixon (DHC) d. Karlyn Ray (CBA) 6-4, 3-6, 11-9; 4s) Lexi Reeves (CBA) d. Bree Sullivan (DHC) 6-3, 6-4; Brooke Sullivan (DHC) d. Hannah Tyndall (CBA) 6-4, 1-6, 10-8; Lindsay Simonowich (DHC) d. Micaela Boyd (CBA) 5-3, inj.

Doubles: Hickey/Sullivan (DHC) d. Lane/Jones (CBA) 8-5; Dixon/Sullivan (DHC) d. Ray/Reeves (CBA) 8-6; 3d) Mary Beth Cole/Carey Woodward (DHC) d. Abbie Shackelford/Sophia Gumbish (CBA) 9-7.

JV VOLLEYBALL

J.H. Rose 2, D.H. Conley 1

Scores: 19-25, 25-19, 25-23

Leaders: JHR — Anna Scott Ivey 9 assists; Delaney Byrne 10 digs; Grace Eberenz 8 kills, 6 aces.

Ayden-Grifton 2, Kinston 0

Scores: 25-14, 25-15.

Leaders: A-G — Mikayla Olejar 10 service points.

Record: A-G 7-2, 3-1.

Loading…

Humans of Greenville

@HumansofGville

Local photographer Joe Pellegrino explores Greenville to create a photographic census of its people.

High Schools

June 18, 2018

The consistency shown by East Carolina football coaches was key during the recruitment of Farmville Central rising senior defensive lineman Keziah Everett and that led to Everett verbally committing to the Pirates on Monday.

He chose ECU over North Carolina and Virginia. The Pirates were the first…

052317FCfootball-3

June 17, 2018

The D.H. Conley football team is known for its spectacular athletes. Fast, physical and athletic are all adjectives often used to describe the Vikings players.

The Vikes finished with an 11-2 record in 2017, led by a perfect 6-0 mark in Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A play. With star quarterback…

conley1.jpg

June 17, 2018

Ayden-Grifton sophomore Jackson Upchurch knows what it means to work hard and grind to improve at the plate.

Upchurch batted for a .418 batting average, 24 runs, 23 hits and 11 RBIs, which earned him hitter of the year honors for The Daily Reflector’s All-County Baseball Team.…

061018-All County Baseball

June 17, 2018

J.H. Rose senior Hunter Christopher knows how to retire batters.

Christopher had an ERA of just 0.72 in his final season with the Rampants, helping to earn him the 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference player of the year honor and The Daily Reflector’s All-County pitcher of the year accolade.…

061018-All County Baseball

June 17, 2018

FIRST TEAM:

Zach Byrum, D.H. Conley: Byrum knew how to punish pitchers from the plate in his senior season. He tallied a team-best .378 batting average, and also led the Vikings in runs (35) and hits (31). He also earned 11 RBIs.

Drew Nichols, South Central: The senior once again improved…

061018-All county baseball

June 17, 2018

D.H. Conley baseball coach Jason Mills has shown that he knows how to get the best out of his players, both on and off the field.

The Vikings posted a 21-6 record, along with a 9-3 record in the 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference. They spent the season consistently ranked in high regard by…

061018-All County Baseball

June 16, 2018

North Pitt football is ready to turn the corner in 2018.

After a 1-10 season in 2017, the Panthers have a new coach in Greg Watford and they are eager to post a bigger number in the win column.

“It’s been tough out here, especially last year, but we are ready to go out and turn…

061418northpitt-2.jpg

June 15, 2018

WINTERVILLE — Pitt County Post 39 put in yet another strong showing Friday night to open the American Legion Showcase Baseball Tournament at Pitt Community College. Post 39 defeated Post 256 of Jacksonville 10-3 to improve to 14-0 this season.

“We had smaller numbers tonight than normal…

061618legionbaseball-3.jpg

June 15, 2018

The J.H. Rose Rampants are used to success. They are accustomed to winning conference titles and playoff games, but after a 3-8 season in 2017, the Rampants are looking to get back to those winning ways. 

The Rampants’ 2018 roster is filled with seniors, ones who head coach Dave Wojtecki…

061518JHRfootballpractice-1.jpg

June 15, 2018

South Central football and track and field athletes Dexter McDuffie and Emannuel Lewis both signed letters of intent to attend The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, respectively, on Thursday afternoon. 

“Obviously they are great…

061418-SouthCentralSignings
101 stories in High Schools. Viewing 1 through 10.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 11
        Next Page»   Last Page»