Pride shines in league road test
ROCKY MOUNT — KIPP Pride continued its stellar season on Tuesday, booking a doubleheader victory over Tar Roanoke 1A host Rocky Mount Prep.
The royal blues, now 12-4 overall this season and 11-4 in league play, are back in action today versus Northwest Collegiate, while RMP (3-11, 3-9 Tar Roanoke) treks to Weldon.
Jackets fall to longtime rival
BUNN — Roanoke Rapids, which bettered Big East 2A/3A foe Rocky Mount to start the week, fell in four sets on Tuesday to rival Bunn.
The 27-25, 18-25, 25-20, 25-22 victory moved BHS to 12-3 overall this season, and 10-3 in league play ahead of today’s match with Louisburg.
RRHS (10-4, 9-4 Big East) also returns to work this afternoon as the host of Nash Central.
Warriors roll in straight sets
LEGGETT — North Edgecombe made light work of Tar Roanoke 1A guest Northwest Collegiate on Tuesday, registering a 25-14, 25-10, 25-14 triumph.
The Warriors, now 11-4 overall this season and in league matters, conclude their regular season on Tuesday at KIPP Pride.
Northwest (2-11, 1-10 Tar Roanoke) is back in action today, also at KIPP.
NEA nixes remainder of 2021 slate
LASKER — Northeast Academy elected to end its 2021 season on Monday, citing a lack of available players.
The Eagles, who debuted on Sept. 17, competed in just three games.
“Due to the fact we will only have 7 players for the remainder of our varsity football season, we find it necessary to end our season,” athletic director Joella Brown said in an email to various media installations. “Our boys played against Wayne Friday and we were excited that our team looked healthy and were playing with such heart (sic).”
The school’s junior varsity program, which won a Colonial Carolina Conference title last fall, will continue its campaign.