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Athletes complete action at state meet

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Jordan Sales during a 2017 meet.

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BY JAKE KEATOR
The Daily Reflector

Sunday, May 20, 2018

The NCHSAA track and field state championship weekend held at North Carolina A&T State came to a close Sunday and J.H. Rose sophomore Jordan Sales provided some highlights for Pitt County on the final day of competition.

Sales took the silver medal in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.66 seconds during the 3-A part of the meet. Alexis Patterson from Parkland edged out Sales with a time of 24.39.

Sales also was fourth in the 100, as was D.H. Coney’s Zach Tucker with a fourth-place finish in the 800m run.

Late action Saturday included South Central’s Emannuel Lewis earning a medal. He took third in the triple jump in the 4-A ranks.

TENNIS

Parrott Academy’s boys’ tennis team fell just short of taking home a 2A NCISSA state championship Friday when it lost 5-1 to Carmel Christian. It marked the third straight championship for Carmel.

Tap Perry for Parrott (17-2) was winning 6-3, 1-0 in singles when the match was called. Perry and Zach Sylvia teamed to win 8-6 in No. 3 doubles.

Le­gion

Pitt County Post 39’s Amer­i­can Le­gion base­ball sea­son be­gan Sun­day in dom­i­nant fash­ion with a 31-10 win against More­head City.

Some of the many of­fen­sive high­lights in­cluded An­thony Saieed col­lect­ing eight RBIs and a home run each from Robby Wacker and Grant Charles Jarman.

Contact Jake Keator at jkeator@reflector.com, 252-329-9594 and follow @JakeKeatorDR on Twitter.

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High Schools

March 18, 2019

RALEIGH

Pitt County has firmly placed itself as one of the premier locations in tradition-rich North Carolina for high school basketball. Just take a look at the three teams that competed for state championships Saturday night.

South Central brought in an exciting team with a mix of youth and…

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March 17, 2019

RALEIGH — Chants of “252, 252, 252 …” boomed in Reynolds Coliseum on Saturday during the final minute of South Central High School’s breakthrough and blowout victory over West Charlotte for the Falcons’ first boys’ basketball state championship.

After…

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March 16, 2019

RALEIGH — Standing at the free throw line with his team leading Forest Hills by almost 20 points on Saturday night in Reynolds Coliseum, Farmville Central star Justin Wright knew he and his team were just minutes away from their second state championship in four seasons.

Wright hit both…

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March 16, 2019

RALEIGH — South Central’s boys’ basketball team turned the NCHSAA 4-A state championship game into a blowout, leading the entire contest against West Charlotte and finishing a 72-46 victory.

Here are video scenes from the game:

South Central, Day'Ron Sharpe and coach…

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March 16, 2019

RALEIGH — As the clock moved closer and closer to zeros Saturday afternoon in Reynolds Coliseum, the smiles on the faces of coaches and players for the South Central boys’ basketball team got wider and wider.

As the sound of the buzzer completed a lopsided contest, the 4-A East No.…

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March 16, 2019

RALEIGH — Farmville Central pulled away from Forest Hills, 86-71, and won the NCHSAA 2-A state championship on Saturday night, completing an undefeated season of 32-0.

South Central, also from Pitt County, won the 4-A championship earlier in the day.

Here are some scenes from Farmville…

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March 16, 2019

RALEIGH — By the end of an another emotional game, it was a heartbreaking end to an amazing season for the Farmville Central girls’ basketball team on Saturday night.

The Jaguars were upended by Mountain Heritage, 63-53, in the 2-A state championship game.

The Jags (27-1) finished one…

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March 16, 2019

The end of the high school basketball season is here, and a trio of Pitt County teams are ready to compete for the title of state champion.

4-A BOYS’ FINAL 

No. 3 South Central (29-1) vs. No. 6 West Charlotte (25-6)

South Central put the state on notice after defeating both No. 2 seed…

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March 16, 2019

Farmville Central’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams have the chance to make history tonight in Raleigh.

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association confirmed this week that none of its member schools have ever won a boys’ and girls’ basketball state…

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March 15, 2019

Wednesday evening at South Central was business as usual for the Falcons’ basketball team. The squad ran drills and practiced ahead of Saturday’s 4-A state championship matchup with West Charlotte.

Working with his team was multi-sport star Jeremy Lewis, who will play in his final high…

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