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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps Have Tough Loss in WRAL 101.5 Championship Game of Holiday OT Tournament

Lady Caps beat Hillside to advance to the Championship Game. Photos from Hillside Game Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Cary Academy.

The Lady Caps faced the High School  OT.Com Holiday Invitational Tournament returning Champions Myers Park High School from Charlotte, NC on Saturday December 29, 2012 at Broughton High School.  The Caps fought back and got within three in the fourth quarter but ended up losing 56 to 48.  Justice Byrd, Senior, was hit hard and hurt in the second quarter and was out the rest of the game. Kaila Ealey, Sophomore, was the only Lady Caps in double digits to score 19 points and won The Most Outstanding Player of the Tournament. Justice Byrd was selected for the All Tournament Team.

Despite the loss, Broughton set a new tournament record for scoring, surpassing Orange's 1996 record with 196 total points in three games. The Lady Caps downed Holly Springs 62-60 Wednesday and beat Hillside 86-65 Thursday before falling in the title game.

The Lady Caps take on Wake Forest Rolesville at Wake Forest Rolesville on Friday, January 4, 2012 at 5:30 pm.  We look forward to a strong, winning season, and continue to strive to take home the Conference Champions' Title.

Photos from High School OT website:

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Lady Caps Beat Hillside 87-65 in SemiFinals of Holiday OT Tournament

The Lady Caps came out strong and never looked back. They beat Hillside 87-65 today after a physical game.  They will face Myers Park, who won in overtime, on Saturday December 29, 2012at 5:40 pm at Broughton for the Championship Game. Please come cheer for the Lady Caps.  Let's help them bring home the trophy from the Holiday OT Tournament. The last time Broughton Lady Caps won was 2010. 

Kailey Ealey led the scoring with 28 point. Megan Sullivan with 16 points and  Justice Byrd with 15 points also led the Caps in scoring.

Get the most updated information on Holiday OT Invitational website.

Go Lady Caps!!

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps Beat Holly Springs in Last Second Shot 62-60

Justice Byrd hit an amazing shot to win the game for the Lady Caps in the Holiday OT Invitational at Cary Academy today. The Lady Caps beat Holly Springs 62-60.  Please come support the Lady Caps tomorrow as they play Hillside at 1:30 pm at Cary Academy. 

Friday, December 21, 2012

The Varsity Boys Basketball team had two tough conference games in the past week. The Caps fell to Millbrook 51-50 last Friday night but rebounded with a 59-40 win at home over Leesville bring the record to 8-1.  The next game will take place at home in the Holiday OT tournament on Wednesday, December 26th at 4:00 PM. We play a very strong Person County team featuring UNC Greensboro recruit Tyrone Outlaw.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps Win Tuesday, December 18 Over Leesville by 24 points

Varsity Lady Caps come back from their loss to Millbrook last week to beat Leesville 53 to 29 on Tuesday.
Points:  Catherine Becton-2, Chelsey Floyd-2, Justice Byrd-2, Jamella Foster-4, Kimberly Spruill-5, Kaila Ealey-8, Nicole Bellamy-12 and Megan Sullivan was high scorer with 18 points.

The girls have the rest of the week off from games which gives them time to prepare for the High School Holiday Tournament December 26 through 29, 2012 at Cary Academy.  Please come support the Lady Caps on Wednesday, December 26 as they go against Holly Springs High School at 3:30 pm. 

We hope everyone has a wonderful Holiday Season!  Go Caps!!!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Broughton Needs Your Vote to Win!

After competing with 750 schools nationwide - Broughton is in the final round of the Under Armour Challenge. We need your vote, EVERYDAY from now until Jan 4, in order to win!

This is a competition to earn over $140,000 in uniforms, equipment and apparel, and we are facing a very strong opponent in FPCA from Georgia.

Here's how to vote:
  1. Go to this link:
  2. Select LOG IN TO VOTE 
  3. Vote for Broughton! 
*Note: You must have a Facebook account to vote. If you don't have one, click here to create one. Use it to vote until Jan 4 and then delete it.

Please forward this note to family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and anyone else who would vote for Broughton. Please vote once each day between now and January 4, 2013.

Thank you for your support.

Monday, December 17, 2012

JV Lady Caps Dominate the Leesville Pride! 55-18

The JV Girls Basketball team dominated the gym floor of Leesville High School tonight with a 55-18 win.  In their final game before the holiday break, the Lady Caps successfully blocked a number of shots by Leesville. The girls pushed the ball ahead looking for and making many of their open shots.  And of course, their defense did not let up.

Katie Wadsworth drives to the basket for two!

Points Scored:  Katie Wadsworth-13; Emma Willard-12; Addie Yancey-7; Sallie Allen-4; Jessica Johnson-4; Josie Rouse-4; Brittney Smith-4; Lizzie Mann-3; Oshala Wilkins-Peebles-2; Eliza Taylor-2

The Broughton JV Girls return to the floor for their next game at 5:30pm on Thursday, January 3, 2013 in Broughton's Holliday Gym.  Please plan to come cheer on the undefeated JV Lady Caps!

Addie Yancey sinks both foul shots.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps take tough loss to Millbrook 56-40 Friday night

The Varsity Lady Caps had their first loss of the season to Millbrook Friday night. This was the first conference game.  The Lady Caps were within 3 points at halftime but ended up with a loss by 16.  The Lady Caps had several missed layups and other turnovers that contributed to the loss.  We continue to try and work well together as a team and anticipate a win on Tuesday. Also, we are playing in the High School OT at Cary Academy and look forward to wins in that tournament.
Points:  Catherine Becton-2, Megan Sullivan-2, Mariah Wall-2, Nadine Ealey-2, Dejah Cheatham-3, Kimberly Spruill-5, Justice Byrd-6, Kaila Ealey-8, and Nicole Bellamy-10

Please come support the Lady Caps as they take on Leesville High School on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 5:30 pm at Broughton.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

JV Girls Keep Their Winning Streak Alive, Defeating Millbrook 54-40!

JV Lady Caps used their aggressive defense again tonight to defeat the rival Millbrook Wildcats 54-40. Team Captain, Addie Yancey, led the ladies in scoring, but the girls continue to be unselfish with the ball.  Points for the evening:  Addie Yancey-10; Jessica Johnson-9; Josie Rouse-7; Katie Wadsworth-7; Brittney Smith-6; Emma Willard-6; Lizzie Mann-4; Amelia Rustin-3; Eliza Taylor-2.  The Caps crowd was great.  Thank you for coming out and showing your support!!  The last game before the Christmas Break starts at 5:30 pm. on Monday, December 17th, at Leesville High School.  The JV Lady Caps hope to see you there.
The Varsity Boys basketball team defeated Cary High School Wednesday night by a score of 78-43. The Caps travel to Millbrook Friday night at 7:00 for a conference showdown.

Please come support the team Saturday from noon - 4:00 PM at the Harris Teeter in Glenwood Village (corner of Oberlin and Glenwood) as we will be "Ringing The Bell" for The Salvation Army.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps dominate Cary Imps tonight! 82 to 34

The Varsity Lady Caps played a great game tonight to beat Cary. All ladies played tonight. It is a great start to a week of tough basketball. Jamella Foster was lead scorer tonight with 17 points. The Lady Caps play undefeated Millbrook on Friday December 14 at Millbrook at 5:30. Both teams are undefeated. Please come support our Lady Caps Friday night.
Points: Jamella Foster-17, Justice Byrd-14, Megan Sullivan-12, Kaila Ealey-10, Nadine Ealey-9, Dejah Cheatham-7, Kimberly Spruill-4, Catherine Becton-4, Mariah Wall-3, Chelsey Floyd-2

Caps Earn Under Armour's "Finding Undeniable" Finals

After competing against 750 schools across the country, Broughton High School is in the Under Armour "Finding Undeniable" Finals! 

We have to create a 1 minute video and tell why we think we are Undeniable and deserve to win. Once the video is submitted on Monday, December 17, we will need EVERYONE to vote EVERY DAY. So be on the lookout for instructions and PLEASE send it to EVERYONE you know. We are Broughton Strong and Undeniable!

Here is the link to the finals bracket to win $140,000 worth of equipment & uniforms!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Swimmers Dominate

This evening, for the first time in many years, both the women's and men's swim teams swept all their opponents in the same meet.
The women's scores were BHS 177  Durham Jordan 157  Wakefield 131  Fuquay-Varina 42
The men's scores were BHS 187  Durham Jordan 181  Wakefield  89  Fuquay-Varina 57

The men's meet came down to the last event, the 400 free relay.  All of the men swam great, but Brandon Hodnett wowed the crowd with an amazing 49.92 split.  We won that relay and our B relay took 5th which gave us enough points to secure our 6 point lead and the victory.

The women were led by Kelsey Moore who took first place in both the 100 butterfly and the 100 breaststroke in regional consideration times, Elisabeth Holmes who took first in both the 200 freestyle and the 500 free, and Rachel Shaw who won the 100 freestyle.  Great swims were had by Heather Johnson who took 4 seconds off her 200 freestyle time, Addie Folk who took 2.5 seconds off her 50 free time, and Ann Marie Stonehouse who took 3.5 seconds off her breaststroke time.

The men were led by Brandon Hodnett who took first in both the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle, Will Close who took first in both the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly, and Bancks Holmes who took first in both the Individual Medley and the 500 freestyle.  Great swims were had by Nick Chomette, who cut 3 seconds off his 200 freestyle time, Romeo Schneider who cut 2.5 seconds off his 100 freestyle time and 1.5 seconds off his 50 freestyle time, and Wynn Plaga who cut 3 seconds off his 100 freestyle time.

Great Meet CAPS!

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Caps Basketball Wins!

The Boys Varsity basketball team had a successful week with two non conference wins. The team defeated Apex on Wednesday 67-58 and Cardinal Gibbons 64-41 on Friday night. The boys are back on the court Wednesday night with a home game against Cary.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

JV Lady Caps Win Again, 53-33!

Friday, December 7th,  the JV Girls Basketball team continued their aggressive defense as they moved past the Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders to a 53-33 victory.  Leading the team in scoring was team captain, Addie Yancey, who had 13 points.  Other points contributors included Brittney Smith-12, Katie Wadsworth-10, Jessica Johnston-8, Eliza Taylor-8 and Emma Willard-2.  Way to go Lady Caps and Coach Willard.  Keep up the good work!!  Please come out and cheer on the JV Girls as they take on the Millbrook Wildcats Thursday, December 13th at 5:30 in the Holliday Gym.

Lady Caps Varsity Basketball Stay on Winning Streak This Past Week

Varsity Lady Caps started out the week beating Apex 63-55 on Wednesday night.  Last night, Friday, December 7, 2012 at the Father Thomas F. Price Classic Broughton Lady Caps took on the Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders.  Broughton defeated Cardinal Gibbons 64 to 46.  Please join us on Wednesday December 12, 2012 as the Lady Caps play against Cary at Broughton in the Cary Endowment Game at 5:30 pm and Friday December 14, 2012 as the Lady Caps take on Millbrook at Millbrook at 5:30 pm.

Kaila Ealey-15, Nadine Ealey-14, Justice Byrd-10, Megan Sullivan-7, Kimberly Spruill-5, Nicole Bellamy-5, Chelsey Floyd-4

Broughton girls' basketball remains undefeated with win over Cardinal Gibbons - High school -

Broughton girls' basketball remains undefeated with win over Cardinal Gibbons - High school -

Thursday, December 6, 2012

JV Lady Caps Roll Past Apex

The JV Lady Caps won their second game of the season on Wednesday night, defeating Apex High 48-28.  The Broughton girls showed great skill with their trapping and fast paced plays.  Katie Wadsworth led the team in scoring with 17.  Other scorers with a half dozen or more points were Josie Rouse-7, Addie Yancey-6, and Brittney Smith-6.  Be sure to come out tomorrow, December 7th,  at 5:30 to support the JV Lady Caps as they host Gibbons at 5:30pm!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Caps in Final 4 of Under Armour Competition

Broughton has made it to the final 4 of Under Armour's "Finding Undeniable" Competition for $140,000 worth of uniforms and equipment.  Here is the link to the page with the final brackets (Caps vs Berkley High School in California) and the Caps' latest video - scroll to the bottom of the page to see the cool video the Broughton team pulled together to get us to the Final 4.

Stay may be needed for the next video to demo some beast workouts!

Go Caps!

Monday, December 3, 2012

Varsity Boys Basketball Team had a successful weekend against two Wilmington Schools. Broughton defeated defending 4A champion New Hanover by a score of 71-47 on Friday night then went on the road to Wilmington Hoggard and came away with a tough 54-48 win. The wins run the record to 4-0. The boys play Apex at home Wednesday night at 7:00 PM.

Sand Volleyball Interest Meeting

We are having an interest meeting for Men's and Women's Sand Volleyball! Broughton is starting a Sand Volleyball Club and we are very excited to provide another outlet for young volleyball players to practice and compete! The meeting will be held on Thursday, December 13th at 2:25 in Coach Daniels's room 1313. Please spread the word to anyone that would be interested to attend the meeting on Thursday. Additional information about the club will be provided at the meeting.

S. Joy Daniels

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Dive meet 11-30-12

Broughton Divers competed Friday night at NCSU.  The men were led by Will Sally who totaled 127.10 points and John Rogers with 103.10 points.  The women were represented by Charlotte Lowe, who scored 91.20 points.  All 6 of our divers performed very well, with only one missed dive among the 36 attempted.  Considering over half our divers are new to high school diving, their performance was incredible.  The next meet will be December 14 at NCSU.  

Swim Meet 11-29-12

The men's and women's swim teams competed against Cary, Heritage, and Smithfield-Selma on Thursday.  For the women, the scores were: Cary 197,  BHS 147,  Heritage 119, SSS 29.
For the men, the scores were: Cary 165,  Heritage 159, BHS 145, SSS 13.
We had some great swims, with Kelsey Moore, Elisabeth Holmes, Will Close, and Brandon Hodnett all qualifying for regionals in 2 events.  Our next meet is Thursday December 6 at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.  We will be competing against Middle Creek, Enloe, and Cardinal Gibbons.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps Basketball Win against Hoggard High School 59 to 32

The Lady Caps had a great day in Wilmington today. First, they warmed up by walking to the beach and then they played a great game to beat Hoggard High School by 27 points for a final score of Lady Caps 59 and Hoggard Vikings 32.
Points: Kaila Ealey-14, Nadine Ealey-11, Justice Byrd-11, Nicole Bellamy-11, Jamella Foster-6, Mariah Wall-2, Chelsey Floyd-2, Kim Spruill-1.

The Lady Caps travel to Apex this Wednesday, December 5 to play at 7 pm and Friday December 7 at 5:30 pm they play Cardinal Gibbons at Cardinal Gibbons.

The Lady Caps' record is 2-0 so far this season.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps beat New Hanover 63-36

The Lady Caps Varsity Basketball team travelled to Wilmington NC and defeated the Lady Wildcats at New Hanover High School by 27 points tonight! The Lady Caps play Hoggard High School Saturday at 1 pm. Go Caps!

Broughton Men's Varsity Basketball Team to face last season's 4A ChampionsNew Hanover High School Friday night at 7:00 PM at Holliday gymnasium.

Caps Needs You Friday Night!

Congratulations to all Caps' supporters who helped Broughton make it through the first phase of the Under Armour Challenge to win $140,000 worth of uniforms and equipment!  Now we're on to phase 2 - an eight school playoff to win it all!  See this link for details.

For this phase of the competition, we are pitted against Vista Murrieta High in California. Here is their page. Our new challenge from Under Armour is below:
  • THIS IS OUR TOWN - Make a 2 min video that shows us how you can get the entire school, town and community ravenous for a win. Do something epic. Do something legendary. Take it to the streets. Get all Friday Night Lights on us. Get your community even more hyped up about your teams. Show how they “Protect This House.” The more passion, the more pride, the better chance your school has of moving to the next round. So give it all you've got—and then give some more.

This is what we're going to do FRIDAY,  Nov 30:
Meet in the Pit Friday at 6 PM.  We will film our march up the strip towards the gym with the drum-line! We are showing community support for our school so EVERYONE - parents, friends, siblings come help us film a CROWD marching to the game!

* Men's basketball home opener against defending State Champions, New Hanover High, at 7 PM in Holliday Gym!
If you can get there earlier, the Lady Caps game begins at 5:30pm!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

JV Women's Basketball Win Home Opener 66-24

On Tuesday, the JV Women's Basketball team defeated Southern Durham 66-24 in the team's first home game.  Freshman point guard, Emma Willard, led the Lady Caps in scoring.  JV Women's Head Coach, Chris Willard, was pleased with both the effort of the team as well as the support of the Broughton fans.

The JV Lady Caps travel to Apex High School Wednesday, December 5, 2012 for a 5:30 pm game.  Make plans now to come out and support the Lady Caps on December 7, 2012  at 5:30 pm when they host Cardinal Gibbons at home.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Varsity Women's Basketball Defeat Southern Durham 78-46

Tuesday was the Varsity Lady Caps' first home basketball game and they defeated Southern Durham 78-46.  Coach Brad McCorkle and his coaching staff; Becky Davis and Alex Slater, coached the ladies to a great win for their season opener.  Here are the points: Justice Byrd-16, Nadine Ealey-15, Kaila Ealey-14, Chelsey Floyd-10, Catherine Becton-9, Megan Sullivan-4, Dejah Cheatham-2, Jamella Foster-2, Kimberly Spruill-2, Anna Murray-2, and Mariah Wall-2.

The Lady Caps travel to Wilmington Friday, November 30, 2012 to play New Hanover High School at 5:30 pm and on Saturday, December 1, 2012 to play Hoggard High School at 1 pm.
Go Lady Caps!!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Applebee’s® Flapjack Fundraiser - Dec 8

You’re invited to Applebee’s® Flapjack Fundraiser breakfast to support Broughton Capitals Baseball.

WHEN: Saturday, December 8, 2012
              8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar
                 3625 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27607

For Tickets or more information contact:
- Any Broughton Baseball Player
- Steven Sawyer  919-561-7592
- Josie White       919-740-9559

Alumni: Broughton graduate Jesse Williams honored

Broughton High graduate Jesse Williams will be presented the Jesse Owens Award Saturday night in St. Louis as the top U.S. male track and field athlete.

Read more here: Broughton High graduate Jesse Williams honored - Stevens -

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Fall Sports Banquet

Please join us Monday, November 19 at 5:30 for our Fall Sports Banquet in Holliday Gym

We will be honoring our athletes and enjoying dinner served by
Moe’s Southwest Catering at Cameron Village
$8.00 per person.  *Remember… Athletes and Coaches eat free*

You may pay by check or via Paypal.
1.  Make personal check payable to BHS Caps Club
     a.  Mail to: Tammy Hinton 621 Transylvania Ave.  Raleigh NC 27609 
     b.  Give to Ms. Onate at Broughton Front Desk.


2.  You may use the PAYPAL button below and pay online:

Either way…
Please RSVP to Tammy Hinton ( by Nov 15.
Let us know your Fall Athlete’s name and the number of people you are paying for.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Women's Tennis State Champs!

Congratulations to the Women's Tennis Team for winning the state championship on Saturday!

This is the eleventh state title that the Caps have won. And we have played in 17 of the last 18 state championships.

It was a sweet victory against #2 ranked Grimsley, who beat Broughton in the state championship last year in a surprising upset.

The Caps won 5-1, with senior Ashley Ramsay winning the closing match at the #6 singles court. Ashley fought back from a first set deficit to win in a tiebreaker.

Maggie Kane, Adrienne Overcash, Olivia King, and Kara Summerford finished the season undefeated in singles.

Led by Coach Laura Davidson and Coach Frank, the team completed a perfect season at 24-0. Here we go, Caps!

Maggie Kane defeated Madjou Lavoie 6-3, 6-3
Alex Silver (G) defeated Kelsey Boole 6-4, 6-2
Kara Summerford defeated Mari Fujina 6-4, 6-1
Olivia King defeated Carolina Chao 6-1, 6-1
Adrienne Overcash defeated Astrid Pascua 6-0, 6-0
Ashley Ramsay defeated Rachel Cox 0-6, 6-3, 1-0 (5)

Friday, November 2, 2012

Broughton's Under Armour Contest Details

You may have seen or heard about the Under Armour's "Finding Undeniable" Program.

It is a big opportunity for Broughton, so please read this and share with others!
  1. Under Armour is sponsoring a contest for high schools.
  2. The winner of the contest gets $142,000 worth of uniforms and equipment.
  3. The first round of competition will end on November 20th, at 3:00pm EST.
Here’s how the contest works – Broughton earns points by completing challenges and gaining Supporters. Points are awarded for Supporters.  So spreading the word across the school, across the community, with alumni, parents and friends is crucial to success.

To begin supporting Broughton, go to this link and click the “Support” button. *You must have Facebook to do this, so if your not a Facebook member, now is the time to join.*  

By clicking the "Support" button on this link, you’ll not only gain a point for that school, you also become a registered supporter. As a registered supporter you’ll be able to participate in Supporters’ challenges and start earning for your school.

Broughton’s ranking will be determined by points earned from completing challenges, as well as points earned through gaining Supporters and Supporters challenges.  As of Friday, Nov 2,  Broughton has a score of 55,849 with only 747 supporters and in 5th place.  The top 4 schools are guaranteed a spot in the second phase of the competition!

The first round of competition will end on November 20th, at 3:00pm EST. At that time, we’ll take the top four point getters and four Under Armour wild card picks. These elite eight teams will be entered into a head-to-head tourney, with each round lasting a week. The winning school of the Under Armour Finding Undeniable Program will be announced as we ring in the new year in Tampa during the Under Armour All America game on January 4th.

Let's support the Caps....$142,000 is a nice prize!

Here is the link:

Other notes from the rules:
12. Prize: The winning school will receive 
(a) Under Armour products of Sponsor’s choice equal to $40,000 retail value and 
(b) Under Armour team uniforms consisting of home and away jerseys and pants or shorts for the following athletic programs: Football (up to 60 players), Baseball (up to 25 players), Softball (up to 25 players), Boys/Girls Basketball (up to 15 players per team) and Boys/Girls Lacrosse (up to 35 players per team). 
Approximate retail value of the team uniforms is $102,000. 
Total approximate prize retail value: $142,000.

6. Quarter-Finals Round: The four (4) schools with the highest number of points earned during Round One and four (4) wildcard schools will be selected as quarter-finalists on or around November 26, 2012. The wildcard finalists will be chosen based upon the high schools which (a) best demonstrated their school spirit by the quality and creativity of the content uploaded to their Undeniable Pages and (b) best represent the Sponsor’s brand. 

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Caps Women's Tennis Advance to State Finals!

Congratulations to our Lady Caps who beat Green Hope 5-1 in the semi-finals today to advance to the state finals in Burlington on Saturday.

Thank you to the huge crowd (and the Cap's Crazy!) who showed up to support our team.

Every match was hotly contested but doubles wasn't necessary after Kara Summerford closed out her match after fighting through a tough first set.

Come out to support our Caps on Saturday at 9:30 am at the Burlington Tennis Center. The Caps want to avenge their tough loss last year and bring home the title this time. It is sure to be a thriller!

Maggie Kane defeated Audrey Channel 6-1, 6-1
Karena Zhang defeated Kelsey Boole 6-0, 2-6, 1-0
Kara Summerford defeated Jurasia Horvat 7-6, 6-0
Olivia King defeated Brantley Belk 6-4, 6-2
Adrienne Overcash defeated Priyanka Srinivas 6-0, 6-0
Ashley Ramsay defeated Sara Ackerson 6-4, 6-1

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Women's Tennis: Broughton Advances to Semi-Finals after Defeating Panther Creek

Many, many thanks to the amazing crowd that showed up to support the Caps this afternoon in our quarterfinal match against Panther Creek!

We were amazed at the students, parents, and faculty (including Mr. Mares) that drove out to Panther Creek, braving the cold wind to cheer us on to victory!

The Caps won five singles courts, which clinched the team win, so there was no need to play doubles.

Broughton will play the semi-final match against Green Hope AT HOME tomorrow at 4:00. Please come out and support the team- it really does make a difference!

Maggie Kane def Sammi Smith 6-4, 6-3
Jordan Strickland (PC) def Kelsey Boole 6-1, 6-4
Kara Summerford def Orla Labiche 6-1, 6-1
Olivia King def Loren Kim 6-3, 6-3
Adrienne Overcash def Brooke Namboodri 6-1, 6-0
Ashley Ramsay def Marjorie Primm 6-3, 6-1

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Women's Tennis: BHS is the Proud Home of the 4A Individuals Singles Champion and Doubles Finalists

The women's tennis team had an awesome finish to the Individuals State Championship this weekend!

On Friday, junior Maggie Kane advanced to the finals after beating Meredith Smith from Watauga 6-0, 6-0 and then going on to beat Hannah Templeton from Greensboro Page in the second round 0-6, 6-4, 10-7. Maggie had an amazing comeback in the 3rd set tiebreaker after being down 3-7.

In the finals on Saturday, Maggie defeated Chloe Willets from Winston-Salem RJ Reynolds 7-5, 6-2 to become the 4A state singles champion!

Olivia King and Kelsey Boole won two rounds of doubles on Friday and then lost in the semi-finals to the Mid-East Regional champs from Panther Creek, Sammy Smith and Jordan Strickland, 2-6, 2-6.

Adrienne Overcash and Kara Summerford advanced to the doubles finals after beating Lauren MCorquodale and Savannah Taranto from Millbrook 6-3, 6-3.

Adrienne and Kara lost in the finals against Panther Creek's Sammy Smith and Jordan Strickland 0-6, 2-6.

It was a great weekend for the Caps!

The next dual team playoff match will be at Panther Creek on Monday, October 29th at 4:00. Please come out and support our team!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Alumnus: Corporal Hicks Honored Before Friday's Game

Prior to the Broughton High football game this Friday night, the life of Corporal Darrion Hicks will be celebrated.  Corporal Hicks, a 2009 Broughton graduate,  was killed July 19 in Ghazni, Afghanistan.  

The ceremony will be held on the football field and will begin promptly at 6:40pm.  All veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are encouraged to assemble on the field by 6:15pm.  They will join the Broughton JROTC and the NC National Guard's honor guard in presenting the flag to the family.  Active duty military are asked to come in uniform.

See this link for more details of Corporal Hicks' life and service.

Women's Tennis: BHS Defeats New Hanover in 2nd Round of Team Playoffs

The Lady Caps defeated New Hanover 6-0 in the second round of Dual Team Playoffs on Tuesday.

New Hanover opted not to play doubles after the Caps took all of the singles courts.

Broughton will advance to the third round, where we will face top-ranked Panther Creek on their courts on Monday, October 29.

Here we go, Caps!

Maggie Kane def Campbell Cooper 6-0, 6-1
Kelsey Boole def Lucy Watkins 6-1, 6-0
Kara Summerford def Kate Leder 6-1, 6-0
Olivia King def Sophie Kot 6-0, 6-0
Adrienne Overcash def Sallie Mannen 6-1, 6-0
Ashley Ramsay def Molly Gibson 6-1, 6-0