Middle School Roundup

By: Jacob Huffman

North softball downs Meadow

Last Monday, the North Johnston Middle softball team defeated Meadow Middle, 6-3.

Jessie Gross scored twice in the game and Emily Beasley, Sydney Strickland, Melody Woods and Logan Hodge each added a run.

North baseball beats Meadow

North Johnston Middle baseball was victorious last Monday over Meadow Middle, 9-1.

“We played a much better game against Meadow,” head coach Casey Creech said. “The girls looked more confident and we did a much better job staying in our areas on the field and not crowding together.”

North boys track finishes second

North Johnston Middle boys’ track team competed against Four Oaks, Neuse and Selma last Monday and finished second.

Maksimo Navarro finished second in the shot put while Trent Ross finished fourth and Chase Capps finished fifth. Timoyhn Williams finished third in hurdles while Issaiah Harrell placed fourth. Keenan Flewelling finished fifth at the 1600 meter dash.

North boys track finishes first

North Johnston Middle girls’ track team competed against Four Oaks, Neuse and Selma last Monday and won.

Kenisha Barnes finished third at the shot put while Alicia Gachuz finished fifth. Marleidy Castillos won the long jump while Sky Tuchsherer finished fourth.

Princeton soccer beats Meadow

Princeton Middle’s soccer team slammed Meadow Middle, 3-0, last Thursday, climbing to a win-loss-tie record of 1-0-1 overall and in the conference.

“We are getting more experience under our belt with every game that we play,” head coach Jami Adams said. “We played great defense and offense as well.”

Princeton softball defeats Meadow

Last Thursday, Princeton Middle’s softball team edged Meadow in eight innings, 7-4.

“It was definitely a nail biter, but I am so proud of the girls because we had some huge hits when we needed it and several crucial bunts,” head coach Savannah Massengill said.

Princeton track takes first, second

Princeton Middle boys’ track team had two meetings last week, one last Tuesday against Benson and Meadow where it placed in first with 54.5 points, and one last Thursday against Benson and Four Oaks where Princeton placed in second with 35 points.

Princeton girls track claims 2 seconds

Last week, Princeton Middle’s girls’ track team had two meets, one last Tuesday against Benson and Meadow where they tied for second with 35 points and one on Thursday against Benson and Four Oaks where they placed second with 39 points.

Jared Jones wins

for Princeton tennis

We had incorrect information last week in the Princeton Middle tennis results. Jared Jones won his two matches, 6-1, 6-3. We regret the error.

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