Beaufort County weekly sports recap (9/9 – 9/13)
Published 3:45 pm Friday, September 13, 2019
Things got back to normal this week after Hurricane Dorian shook up all the sports schedules late last week. There was plenty of sports action around Beaufort County this week in all fall sports, and most teams are starting to get into the thick of conference play.
The Southside Seahawks (2-4) got their first conference victory over Tarboro on Tuesday night, earning their second victory of the season. They would drop their next match against Pamlico County, but look to bounce back on Monday night as they host Columbia, whom they defeated earlier in the season on the road.
The Pam Pack (2-2) dropped their first conference game against Ayden-Grifton on Thursday night, losing three close sets in a row. The Pam Pack has two conference matches next week at Kinston and South Lenoir.
Northside (2-1) volleyball was off this week, they will return to action on Tuesday at home against South Creek.
Terra Ceia (3-5) won a close battle with Hobgood Academy in five sets, but dropped their next matchup to Ridgecroft 3-1 on Thursday evening.
Pungo (11-0) continues to dominate their competition. They went 2-0 this week against Hobgood Academy and Albemarle School, without losing a single set.
Washington’s (3-0-2) Monday evening matchup against Farmville Central was cancelled on account of rain, but they were able to come back on Wednesday, shake off the rust and defeat Manteo, 5-0.
Southside (6-0) remained undefeated as they went 3-0 this week. They played on three consecutive days and outscored Perquimans, West Craven and Ayden-Grifton 14-1 within the stretch. They will host Hertford County on Monday afternoon.
Northside (1-3) was also off this week, but are looking to build off the momentum of scoring eight goals against Bear Grass for the victory in their last matchup. The Panthers host Unity Christian on Tuesday evening.
Pungo (5-3) improved their record with two wins this week. They defeated Albemarle on Tuesday and Washington Montessori on Thursday evening.
The Washington Pam Pack collected their first victory of the season over Ayden-Grifton this week after playing some tough opponents thus far into the season. Head tennis coach Miranda Whitely said she’s seen some growth and improvement with her squad but still have some work to do.
Washington hosted their first conference meet at Washington Yacht & Country Club on Wednesday afternoon and defeated both West Craven and South Lenoir.
Sydney O’Neal led the Pam Pack with a score of 54, Anna Taylor followed up with a 56 and Lilly Davis a 57. Washington won the meet by two strokes.
The Southside Seahawks had a couple of top-10 finishers in their conference meet on Wednesday, as Ethan Sommers won the meet finishing first, and Tashonte Ballance placed sixth. The Seahawks will participate in the Panther Invitational this morning at 9 a.m. at Northside High School. This will be the second year Northside has hosted this event.