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Monday, April 24, 2017

Broughton Girl’s Lacrosse Tames the Cougars again!!!


When these two teams met back in March, Broughton quickly took control of the game and cruised to a 16-1 win. This time the result was similar, a 19-3 Broughton win, but it took a more time than normal to get things going.  It took Broughton almost 5 minutes before they finally broke the ice with the first goal, but then the goals came in bunches. Leading Broughton in goals scored was Margaret Anne Warner with 5 goals.  Several of those goals came on assists from Carol Seigler who led the team with 6 assists.  Seven other Broughton players had 2 goals each showing a very balanced offensive attack. 
The defense once again provided stiff competition for the opposing Cougars who were able to score 3 goals after only having 1 goal in the previous game.  The Cougars did not get by the defense often but when they did we had 2 strong performances from both our goalies.  Carson Harvey was in front of the net in the 1st half and Emily Nicholas filled in nicely in the 2nd half recording 3 saves.  We were also able to see several reserves see extended play including seniors Wooten Joyce and Katie Childrey on offense and Sara Goodwin Brook and Lawson Strickland on defense.

With the win the Capitals improved their overall record to 11-1 and 5-0 in the Conference. The Women’s Lacrosse team will close out the season next week with away games at Heritage on Tuesday, at Sanderson on Thursday. The season home finale against Enloe on Friday  will be Senior Recognition Night for our 10 Seniors.  



Boy's JV LAX Defeat Wake Forest

It had been 22 days since the boy's lacrosse team last competed. The rust hadn't settled in for the JV Caps. They came out strong and took control. Coach Andy Gillis kept the pressure on through the game. Final: Broughton 12 - Wake Forest 2

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

LAX girls get a W vs Wake

The varsity girls lacrosse team hosted Wake Forest Friday night. Their strong defense made for multiple scoring opportunities. Margaret Anne Warner was the leading scorer with 5 goals. Scoring was distributed by 8 different players:

Bailey Burgess - 2
Sydney Russell - 2
Carol Seigler - 2
Margaret Anne Warner - 5
L. Burgess - 2
Addie Camak - 2
Georgia Davis - 2
Wj Fuller - 2

Broughton 19 - Wake Forest 3

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Boy's Varsity LAX Defeats Garner

On Wednesday evening the varsity boy's lacrosse team hosted Garner. The Caps scored 23 goals to defeat the Trojans by 12.

Goals:
Van Parker  - 10
Ben Haugh - 1
Jack Hardin - 1
Sam Stein - 1
Nick Cattano - 3
Wells Barefoot - 1
Gordon Guest - 4
Mac Asbill - 4

Broughton 23 - Garner 11

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tennis Celebrates Heritage Win & Senior Day

On Wednesday, Broughton played their final CAP-8 regular season match away at Heritage and finished strong with an 8-1 victory.  On Monday, the team also celebrated Senior Day.  Captains and seniors- Jack Garside, Lucius Harvin, and Yates Kline were honored for their contributions to the tennis team.  All 3 seniors have been on the team since they were freshman and Yates started in the top 6 all 4 years.  Best wishes to these men as they wrap up the school year and head off to college.  Next up is the CAP-8 Individual Conference Tournament at Millbrook Exchange Park on April 25th.
 
Senior Day- Yates Kline (left), Jack Garside (middle) & Lucius Harvin



SINGLES:
Yates Kline (BHS) def. G. Thomas 6-4,6-1
Lucius Harvin (BHS) def. R. Best 6-0,6-4
C. Kennedy def. Jack Garside (BHS) 7-5,2-6,11-9
Harrison Lee (BHS) def. P. Willimas 6-0,6-1
Noah Sommers (BHS) def. L. Huntson 6-1,6-2
Josh Lohman (BHS) def. J. Pickens 6-0,6-1
DOUBLES:
Burroughs/Herschelman (BHS) def. Thomas/Best 8-2
Weatherspoon/Pace (BHS) def. Williams/Pickens 8-0
Bechtel/Harvey (BHS) def. Huntson/Lucas 8-0

Cap 8 Final Standing: 7-7
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2017 BHS Men's Tennis Team

Broughton defeats Ashley (Wilmington) 18-13

The Broughton Girls' Lacrosse team defeated Ashley (Wilmington) 18-13 at home Wednesday night.
The Screaming Eagles, a very talented team, scored first and traded goals with the Caps for twenty minutes, and held a 6-5 lead at 5:29 in the first half. At that point, the Caps, led by Sydney Russell and Georgia Davis,  scored five consecutive goals to take  a 10-6 lead into halftime.

Ashley High opened the scoring in the second half, and cut the Broughton lead to 16-13 at 4:31 in the second half. From that point, the Caps controlled the ball and both Bailey Burgess and Addie Camak scored, securing the win at 18-13.

Broughton's defense, led by goalie Carson Harvey with 14 stops, played a great game against a skilled Ashley offense.

Leading the scoring for the Caps were Sydney Russell with five goals (all of which came in the first half), Georgia Davis (4), Addie Camak (3), EJ Fuller (2), and with one each Bailey Burgess, Lily DiCaprio, Margaret Anne Warner and Carol Seigler.

The Caps are now 11-1 on the season, and resume play Friday night at home against Wake Forest.

        Sydney Russell, Georgia Davis, Carson Harvey, and EJ Fuller celebrate a big win tonight.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Caps Golf Finishes 5th at Pinecrest HS Invitational

The Caps ran into some stiff competition today at the Pinecrest High School Invitational.  Playing the difficult Pinehurst # 8 Course the Caps finished 5th in the 18 team event which included most of the State's best private and public school teams.

The team recorded a total score of 301 (13 over par).  Individuals Scores for the Caps included:

Peter Fountain (FR)      70 (2 under)  Top 5 Finish (1st Team All Tournament)
Jimbo Stanley (SR)       75                 Top 20 Finish
Biggs Hawley (SO)       77
Patrick Carlin (JR)        79
Connor Jones (JR)         79

The Cap 8 Champs have concluded their regular season and will concentrate their efforts preparing for Regionals to be held May 1st.  The team needs a top 3 finish at Regionals to advance to States.