Heritage and Wakefield advance to regionals

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage and Wakefield’s boys golf team squeezed into the 4A state playoffs after their results at Olde Liberty Golf Course in the last match of the regular season Tuesday. The Huskies tied with Enloe for fifth with a team score of 175. Wakefield...

Seventh inning lifts Wolverines over Cougars

Wakefield 3, Wake Forest 2 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — One inning can change a baseball game and that’s what happened when Wakefield snuck up on Wake Forest in the seventh to take a 3-2 win on the road. Wake Forest scored two runs in the bottom of the first. Their only score...

Wolverines shine on senior night

Wakefield 17, Millbrook 2 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Wakefield’s girls lacrosse team finished the regular season undefeated at home with a 17-2 win over Millbrook Monday. The Wolverines finish the 2016 spring season 7-0 at home. They played their last regular game of the season...

Devil’s Cup raises $2,000

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s girls soccer team won their first home game of the season in a 6-0 victory over Rolesville in the Devil’s Cup April 21, but the biggest moment of the night was raising $2,000 for charity. During the 1960s, Wake Forest and Rolesville...

Scoreboard – Week of April 28, 2016

Reported April 20 - April 26 Here are area scores reported directly from teams or from the NCHSAA-sanctioned MaxPreps.com. Any coach or parent can submit scores or other sport info to [email protected] Wake Forest High School Baseball, 10-10 overall; loss against Wakefield,...

Rivals get the better of Wake Forest

Heritage 4, Wake Forest 0 Wakefield 4, Wake Forest 1 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest’s girls soccer team lost to both rivals Heritage and Wakefield this past week. In their recent match Tuesday, the Cougars were shut out by the Huskies 4-0 at home. Heritage has shut...

Cougars commit to colleges

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Four Wake Forest soccer players and a softball player made their college commitments last week. For softball, Chelsey Cunningham signed with Newberry College in South Carolina. The senior pitcher will study biology and plans on going to graduate...

Wildcats blast Red Rams

Franklinton 3, Bunn 13 by Marty Simpkins BUNN — Franklinton’s baseball team was blown out by Bunn 13-3, on the road April 21. The Wildcats complete their season sweep over their rival Red Rams after beating them at Franklinton 12-1 March 22. Bunn scored 10 runs in the bottom of...

Bunn shuts down Franklinton

FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s softball team was shut out 6-0 by Bunn at home April 21. The Red Rams only had three hits: two from Summer Jacobs and one from Alissa Burnett. Eight different Franklinton players struck out at the plate in the loss. With the win, Bunn improves to 14-2...

Huskies beat Rams on senior night

Heritage 13, Rolesville 0 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls lacrosse team celebrated their final home game of the regular season with a 13-0 victory over Rolesville Tuesday. The Huskies complete the season sweep over the Rams. Heritage beat Rolesville 16-0 in the...

Wakefield looking for playoff bid

by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Wakefield’s boys tennis team finished the regular season 13-3 and third in the Cap 8 conference standings. However, only the top two teams in the conferences are guaranteed a 4A state playoff spot. Wakefield still has a chance to make the postseason as...

Wolverines thrash Cougars

Wakefield 21, Wake Forest 1 WAKE FOREST — Wakefield’s boys lacrosse team easily handled Wake Forest 21-1 on the road Monday. The 21 goals is tied for the most the Wolverines have scored in one game this season. The last time they scored that many was at Rolesville March 11. With...