Washington’s playoff run in soccer finished|Jenkins earns a second-place finish, Clayton fourth at state track meet

Published 8:59 pm Saturday, May 16, 2009

By Staff
Staff Reports
The Washington Pam Pack couldn’t pull off another upset during the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 3A state soccer playoffs.
The Pack, the No. 4 seed out of the Coastal Conference, fell 5-0 to Northern Nash in Friday’s second-round action. The Knights (18-6), the No. 3 seed from the NEW 6 Conference, advanced to the third round where they will face undefeated White Oak (18-0), a 10-0 winner over West Carteret on Friday night.
The Pack (5-12-1) knocked off Currituck in overtime in the first round.
Kimberly Williams scored three goals, while Haley Clayton and Mackenzie Elliot also scored for the Knights.
Jamesville, Plymouth and Creswell are the three remaining area teams still alive in the NCHSAA Class 1A state baseball playoffs.
Jamesville earned a 5-4 win over Manteo, Plymouth took a 12-2 victory over Roanoke and Creswell cruised to a 13-4 nod over North Edgecombe in first-round action.
Southside fell 11-4 to Princeton, Williamston dropped a 7-5 decision to East Bladen and Bear Grass lost 6-5 to Gates County.
In Tuesday’s second-round action, Jamesville plays host East Bladen, Plymouth travels to Louisburg and Creswell is home against Princeton.
Area athletes compete at state track meet
Several area athletes competed in Friday’s NCHSAA 1A state track and field meet, held at NC A&T.
Williamston’s Lynn Davis was crowned champion in the discus event. Her throw of 101 feet was the best of them all.
Northside’s Kenneth Jenkins earned a runner-up finish in the high jump. He finished with a best jump of 6 feet, 2 inches.
Northside’s Ashley Clayton finished fourth in the 300-meter hurdles. The senior was clocked in 48.14 seconds.
Rebekah Bonney also had a top-eight finish for the Panthers. She came in seventh in the discus with a heave of 87-04.
Southside’s Tony Grice took seventh in the 400-meter dash. He was clocked in 52.79 seconds.
The Seahawks added a sixth-place showing in the 1,600-meter relay. The foursome of Terrence Windley, Hubero Husband, Grice and Brandon Jordan was clocked in 3:34.03.