Patriots torch Phoenix

Franklin Academy 5, Raleigh Charter 0 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s girls soccer team tasted revenge against their rival Raleigh Charter in a 5-0 win at home Friday. The Patriots lost at Raleigh Charter 1-0 in the fourth round of the 1A state playoffs last...

Patriots ace Raptors

Franklin Academy 7, Research Triangle 2 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s tennis team defeated Research Triangle for the second time this season in a 7-2 victory at home Monday. The Patriots won four of the singles matches and two of the doubles to complete the...

Huskies take down Wolverines

Heritage 5, Wakefield 4 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Both Heritage and Wakefield’s baseball team traded the lead early in the game, but the Huskies held strong at the end to win 5-4 on the road Friday. Heritage scored one run in the first inning, but Wakefield jumped ahead 2-1...

Franklinton’s offense awakes in second half

Franklinton 5, Southern Vance 1 by Marty Simpkins FRANKLINTON — Franklinton’s girls soccer team scored four goals in the second half to get them a 5-1 victory at Southern Vance Monday. It’s the Red Rams’ first win on the road this season. The score was tied at 1-1 at halftime....

Red Rams crowned champs of Franklin County

by Marty Simpkins FRANKLINTON — Franklinton dominated the Franklin County High School championships track meet Saturday. The Red Rams won 29 out of the 34 events. Franklinton’s boys beat Bunn 103 to 30. The Franklinton girls scored 89, while Louisburg came in second with 21 and...

Strong pitching leads Patriots to victories

by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s defense pitched a one-hitter against Pilot Mill March 31 and allowed no earned runs against Friendship Christian April 7. The Patriots defeated Pilot Mill 10-0 and Friendship Christian 13-1. In the win against Pilot Mill,...

Wolverines outlast Huskies in physical match

Wakefield 1, Heritage 0 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — It was a physical rivalry game between Wakefield and Heritage’s girls soccer team April 7, but the Wolverines came out on top, 1-0 at home. Morgan Nanni scored the only goal of the game off an assist from Christina McCartney...

Heritage comes up empty at Wakefield

Heritage 4, Wakefield 0 by Marty Simpkins RALEIGH — Heritage’s softball team suffered their first shutout of the season in a 4-0 loss at Wakefield Friday. The Wolverines held the Huskies to three hits and have kept their opponents scoreless in back-to-back games after a 19-0 win...

Rams earn first wins in school history

by Marty Simpkins ROLESVILLE — Rolesville’s boys lacrosse team notched their first and second wins in program history this past week. The Rams defeated the Wake Forest Cougars 11-10 at home Friday and then beat the Garner Trojans 12-11 on the road April 5. In the win against Wake...

Hall wins state title

by Marty Simpkins Wake Forest resident Ed Hall took home first place at the statewide bodybuilder competition at Greensboro Saturday. Hall beat out 20 other contestants, which is the largest group in the history of the show. Hall also placed second in the junior class, which...

Huskies blowout Eagles

Heritage 13, Enloe 5 by Marty Simpkins WAKE FOREST — Heritage’s girls lacrosse team easily handled Enloe at home Friday, winning 13-5. The Huskies had three different players record a hat trick in the blowout victory. Lexi Beaudet led Heritage with four goals and one assist. Both...

Scoreboard – Week of April 14, 2016

Reported April 6 - April 12 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, 7-9 overall; losses at Leesville Road,...