Tuesday's prep roundup: RMA softball wins big; Northern, Southern Nash tennis lose
By Sports Staff
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Many games scheduled to be played on Tuesday were postponed after a string of poor weather swept through the area the past few days.
Some games have make-up dates already announced and are listed below. Others will be posted online as more information becomes available.
Rocky Mount Academy’s road baseball game against Fayetteville Christian Academy was moved to 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
Northern Nash’s home baseball game against SouthWest Edgecombe will be made up on Friday with a doubleheader scheduled.
Nash Central baseball’s road game against South Granville was moved to Saturday.
Tarboro High’s baseball game at Chocowinity Southside has been moved to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Rocky Mount Academy 20, Kinston Bethel Christian Academy 0: The Eagles earned a home win and improved to 3-1 on the season.
Ashley Wright and Mary Whitaker Jones combined to allow one hit and nine strikeouts over the five-inning game. Katie Oliver went 2-for-3 with a triple, double and six RBIs to lead the Eagles at the plate. Gabbi Stewart also had a pair of hits and collected four RBIs.
RMA opens conference play next week as it travels to Greenville Oakwood Academy.
Wilson Hunt 6, Northern Nash 3: The Knights dropped a road match in Big East Conference play.
Northern Nash did find success, however, at the top two seeds in both doubles and singles, as Coley Corbin and Owen Hans each won their singles matches at No. 1 and No. 2. In doubles, Corbin and Hans teamed to earn a win at the top spot.
Northern Nash dropped to 2-2 on the season. It was the season opener for Warriors, who move to 1-0.
Wilson Fike 8, Southern Nash 1: The score shows a blowout, but in reality, the Firebirds put up a big fight against the Golden Demons.
Dylan Alligood was the only singles winner for Southern Nash, which played a number of close matches Tuesday but could not convert the remainder into victories. Southern Nash (5-1) lost for the first time this season and will visit Northern Nash on Thursday.