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Friday, March 30, 2012

Baseball: Caps Win in Dramatic 7th

from Broughton Baseball Blog
Wilson White throws complete game, including 3 K's in the 7th.
The BHS boys pulled out a tight one Thursday afternoon. Wilson White showed great leadership by going 7 complete innings. Rob Case led the offense going 3-3 (2B), White 2-4(RBI) and Jackson Williams 2-3 (2B, RBI) also had great days at the plate.

The back and forth game game to a dramatic 7th inning. With runners on 1st and 2nd and the game tied, White threw his 2nd & 3rd strike out for his second complete game.
Austin Walker hits to right center & Rob Case scores the game winner.
In the bottom half of the 7th, the Caps' Rob Case led off the inning with a single. Wilson White layed down the perfect bunt up the first base line and the catcher overthrew his first baseman. The Caps now have a runner on 1st and 3rd with no outs.  Austin Walker stepped up and hits the game winner to right center for his 2nd RBI of the day.
Final Score: BHS 4 WFR 3

Next Games: Bobby Murray Tournament USA Baseball Park
Thursday April 5th 4:00pm vs Fuquay Varina
Friday April 6Th 5:00pm vs Athens Drive
Saturday TBD

Overall Record (2-8) Conference (2-3) Game Action Pictures Click Here

Baseball: JV rally to win in 7th

from Broughton Baseball Blog

Yarborough started for the Capitals JV at the Cougar’s stadium. The 1stInning was scoreless. Broughton scored a run in the 2ndof an Eller RBI to lead the Cougars 1-0. The teams were evenly matched. WF-R finally scored 2 in the 3rd to advance over the Caps 2-1.

The 4th inning was scoreless. Wake Forest managed score off an errant ball to right in the 5th, putting the Cougars on top 3-1. Broughton came out in the 6thinning with hits from Collins and Eller. With the bases loaded a critical RBI from Yarborough seemed to change the momentum. The Cougars faltered and the Caps scored on passed balls to tie the game 3-3.  Yarborough shut out the Cougars in the 6th with 3 Ks.

In their last at bat, the Capitals had 2 outs with a tie game. Finally a hit and a RBI double from Eller got the team pumped up again. Morris had an RBI to put the Caps up 5-3 over the Cougars.

The Cougars were shutdown with 2 Ks from Yarborough, and from behind the plate, Brannon guns down an attempted steal to seal the victory.

Caps Win 5-3

RBIs: Eller 2, Morris 1, Yarborough 1
Overall Record (7-4) Conference (3-2)

Alumni News: Staats Battle makes Finals on ESPN

We began with 64. Now we're down to two.
Click here, scroll to bottom and vote for Broughton Alumnus Staats Battle today!

Meet our finalists:

Vander Blue, Marquette (No. 7 seed, Dallas Comegys region champion): Blue, a sophomore, averaged 8.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 25.7 minutes per game this season, as the Golden Eagles advanced to the Sweet 16 ofthe NCAA tournament. He led Madison Memorial High to the Wisconsin Division I state title as a junior and finished his prep career as the school's No. 3 all-time scorer.

Staats Battle, North Carolina State (No. 6 seed, Uwe Blab region champion): Battle, a walk-on freshman, scored six points, grabbed three rebounds and earned an assist in limited playing time this season for the Wolfpack, who advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. He attended Broughton High in Raleigh, where he led the team in scoring and rebounding as a senior.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

LAX - Boys Varsity Defeat Heritage 15-1

LAX - Boys Varsity Defeated Heritage 15-1 Tuesday evening to remain undefeated in regular season play.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

JV Softball Dominates Enloe, Athens Drive

On Friday, March 23rd the JV Caps routed the Enloe Eagles, at home in Lions Park, 22 to 3.  Sophomore pitcher Taylor Trigg pitched the entire game, notching 6 strikeouts against the Eagles.  The Caps exploded for seven runs in the 1st inning.  Scoring runs for the Caps were:  Rae Harris (5 runs in 5 at-bats), Meredith Anderson (3 runs), Sarah Willis (3 runs), Caitlyn Cooley (1 run), Catherine Becton (2 runs), Carina Kling (2 runs), Ciandra Clarke (3 runs), and Karli Wilson (3 runs).

On Wednesday, March 28th, away at Athens Drive, the JV Caps crushed the Jaguars 14 to 3 in six innings.  Marisa Buonpane and Taylor Trigg scored in the top of the second after each reached base on a walk.  With the score tied 2-2 after 2 innings, the Caps Rae Harris added a run in the 3rd on a sacrifice by Sarah Willis.  The Caps then exploded in the 5th inning, scoring eight runs in 13 at bats.  RBIs in the 5th were notched by Catherine Becton (scoring Sarah Willis), Carina Kling (scoring Marisa Buonpane), and Karli Wilson (scoring Taylor Trigg).  Trigg and Caitlyn Cooley added runs in the top of the 6th.  Trigg pitched the distance once again, giving up 6 hits while striking out 3 and issuing one walk.

Next game for the JV squad is Thursday, away at Green Hope in a non-conference matchup.

Baseball: Caps score 5, lose to Heritage

Ziquine Hopkins hits a double.  (click picture to enlarge)
from Broughton Baseball Blog
The Caps scored 5 runs in the 3rd with singles from Case, White, Williams, a RBI double from Ziquine Hopkins and a RBI triple from Joe Bialkowski. But the big lead was not enough as BHS surrendered 4 runs in 4th, 3 in the 6th and 1 in the 7th. The final score was 5 - 8, Heritage on top.

Next Game Thursday, 3/29 4:30pm at Riverside
Overall Record (1-8) Conference (1-3)
Game Photos click here

Baseball: JV lose at Heritage 10-7

from Broughton Baseball blog
Broughton JV took every opportunity in the first inning and scored 3 runs, with Heritage coming right back to tie the game; 3 all in the1st.

The Caps just couldn’t get the bats started back up. Heritage scored 3 runs in the 2nd, and 2 runs in the 3rd, to put the Huskies on top of The Caps 8 to 3
Broughton scores in the 4th inning with a 2 RBI Double from Baldwin, and a RBI from Sawyer to stay in the hunt. Heritage 9 - Broughton 6

The Huskies tack on another run in the 6thinning to make it 10 – 6, over the Caps. Broughton scores on run in the 7th off a Brannon hit to make it 10-7.
Broughton Falls to Heritage 10-7

Baldwin and Morris both went 2 for 3 at the plate.
RBIs Baldwin 2, Sawyer 1, Eller 1, Collins 1

Overall Record (6-4) Conference (2-2)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Softball Week in Review, Varsity Goes 2 and 1

On Thursday, March 22nd the Varsity Caps emerged victorious at Raleigh’s Lions Park, defeating Cary High 8 to 2.  The Caps scattered nine hits in 35 at bats while committing only one error over 6 ½ innings.  Junior third baseman Cole Bellamy scored two runs, as did Freshman pitcher English Dean.  Also scoring for the Caps were Junior second baseman Morgan Buonpane, Senior left fielder Sarah Dodson, Junior shortstop Garett Hedgepeth, and Senior first baseman Kristi Parker.  The Caps retired the Imps in order in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd 5th and 6th innings.  Freshman pitcher Dean threw a one-hitter while walking one and notching three strikeouts in the Caps second victory of the season.

The following day, in an away game at Enloe High, the Varsity Caps defeated the Eagles 7 to 4.  The Caps went up 3-0 in the third inning, adding another three runs in the fourth.  Scoring for the Caps were Buonpane, Dodson, Hedgepeth, Bellamy, Dean, Parker, and Sophomore catcher Shannon Denny.  Freshman pitcher Dean notched four strikeouts while going the distance against the Enloe Eagles.

On Tuesday, March 27th at Lions Park, the Varsity fell apart 17 to 5 against a very young Heritage High team.  The Caps committed 15 errors on the day, while getting only three hits and stranding five runners on base.  Senior Sarah Dodson pitched two innings, with Freshman English Dean coming on in relief in the third.  The Caps usually strong infield defense failed to back up their pitching in the team’s worst shellacking thus far in the season.  Juniors Buonpane and Hedgepeth each scored runs in the 1st and 5th innings, with Senior Dodson also scoring in the 1st.

The Varsity season record is 3 wins, 5 losses.  Next game is Thursday, at home in Lions Park against Green Hope.

On Wednesday, the JVs take on Athens Drive in a makeup game from earlier in the season.  Game time is 4:00 at Athens Drive.

Men's Tennis Roll Over Leesville 8-1

On a beautiful Tuesday afternoon conference home match, our  men played great tennis.  Kudos to Zeb Alford who saw great action today at No. 6 singles in a match that lasted almost 2 1/2 hours, with Zeb winning in 3 sets!  Sometimes you just have to gut out a win and Zeb persevered!  Other winning players at singles were Andrew Waddell at No. 1, Alex Pollock at No. 2, Carlton Bunn at No. 3, Patrick Longest at No. 4 (welcome back, Patty!), and Zeb Alford at No. 6.   David McGee at No. 5 played long and hard but came up short in a 3 set match.  Caps men swept doubles with Patrick Longest/Taylor Boole at No. 1, Bryant Bost/Dixon Ferrell at No. 2, and Patrick Bryant / Jack Austin at No. 3.  Next men's match is Thursday at Wake Forest Rolesville.  Let's keep this strong Caps tennis tradition going!

LAX: Lady Caps defeated Enloe 23 to 13

Lady Caps defeated the Enloe Eagles on their home field Friday night. The game was fast-paced and tightly-called. The first half ended with a score of 11 to 7, with only one lead change. Caps scored a total of 12 goals in the second half to Enloe’s 6.

Nine players scored goals: Kelsey Dupere, Sydney Fry, Sara Joyner, Alex Yankoglu, Charlotte Barbour, Grace Drescher, Madeline Crone, Mary Neil Hodl, and Harris Parker.

The Lady Caps play at home on Thursday against Cardinal Gibbons. Junior Varsity plays at 5:30 and Varsity plays at 7:00.

Alumni News: Staats Battle makes Final 4 on ESPN

2011 Broughton Alumnus Staats Battle has made it to the Final Four of ESPN's Coolest Name in the NCAA Tournament Contest!

Go here to vote for him.

NCSU player & Broughton Alumnus Staat Battle (30) in Final 4.

Baseball: Late Rally Comes Up Short

excerpts from Broughton Baseball
The Caps hosted Riverside Monday afternoon. Although the Caps had 10 hits, they left too many baserunners stranded and came up short 4-6. Trouble in the top of the 3rd included 5 runs on 3 walks and 3 hits. The Caps scored 3 runs in the 7th, but it wasn't enough to catch Riverside.

Next Game: Tue. 3/27 - 4:30pm Home vs Heritage
Overall Record (1-7) Conference (1-2)

Monday, March 26, 2012

Caps Tennis Takes Care of Business Against Sanderson

Caps Men's Tennis had a great conference win over Sanderson Monday winning 8-1.  Winning players were Carlton Bunn, Taylor Boole, Bryant Bost, Dixon Ferrell, and Jack Austin at singles.  Caps swept doubles with Andrew Waddell/Patrick Longest at No. 1, Carlton Bunn /Bryant Bost at No. 2, and Taylor Boole/Jack Austin at No. 3.   Way to go guys!  Let's keep it up on Tuesday against Leesville at home!

LAX Picture Gallery: Broughton 12, Enloe 9 | 03.23.12

Click here for photos from the men's game versus Enloe.
Rob Rader attacking after steal. (click photo to enlarge)

Dane Angell looking for an open man versus Enloe.  (click photo to enlarge)

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Baseball: Caps Get First Win

from Broughton Baseball Blog
Wilson White leads the Caps to first victory of the season Friday at Enloe. White goes all 7 innings, giving up just 1 run on 4 hits while striking out 7.  All the offense came in the 5th inning starting with a single by Jackson Williams, a walk to Braden Williamson, a single by Dom Ford, a huge 2 RBI single by Rob Case and then Wilson White tacked on another 2 runs with a 2 RBI single.  White showed great leadership and resilience working out of trouble in both the 5th (surrendered 1 run) and 6th innings.  The Caps look forward to taking this momentum into next Monday as they take on Riverside at Wiley Warren Field

Next Game Monday 3/26 vs Riverside 4:30pm at home.
Overall Record (1-6) Conference (1-2)

Baseball JV: Caps beat Enloe

Broughton started Yarborough against conference rival Enloe with Kriegsman behind the plate. Enloe managed to get their only run in the first inning off an error. Broughton retaliated with 2 runs in the first with an RBI from Collins. Broughton led 2-1 and never looked back.

Yarborough managed to keep Enloe off balance through the rest of the game holding them to the single run. The Caps defense stood strong against their bats and with a handful of Ks, the Eagles just couldn’t score.

Broughton’s bats were lighting up. A Grand Slam from Collins in the 2nd inning brought the team out of the dug-out and took the wind out of Enloe’s pitching.
Broughton 6, Eagles 1

The 3rd through the 5th inning brought more hits from the team, with RBIs from Feeny, Eller, Rodriguez and Collins. The umpires call the game on the 10 run rule. Broughton 11, Eagles 1

RBIs Collins 8, Eller 1, Feeny 1, Rodriguez 1
Baldwin 2-4, Eller 2-3, Feeny 2-4, Collins 3-3, Eller 2-3

Broughton Overall Record (5-3) Conference (2-1)

Saturday, March 24, 2012

LAX - Boys Varsity Post Win Over Enloe

The boys Varsity lacrosse defeated Enloe at home Friday night 12-9.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Soccer: Caps win against Wake Forest-Rolesville, 2-1

Caps get important victory at home against Wake Forest-Rolesville, 2-1.

N&O game pictures click here.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Men's Tennis Victory Over Millbrook 7-2

Caps Men's Tennis were victorious 7-2 over traditional rival Millbrook Thursday .  Winning players in the away conference match-up  in singles were Andrew Waddell, Carlton Bunn, Taylor Boole, Campbell Stone, and Bryant Bost.  Doubles winners were Alex Pollock/Carlton Bunn and Taylor Boole/Campbell Stone.  # 2 doubles team of Andrew Waddell/Dixon Ferrell lost by default due to injury in the middle of a strong match.  Next match is Tuesday at home vs. Leesville Rd.  Caps are on a roll.  Come out and support this fine men's team!  

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Softball Squads Fall to WF-R Cougars

Wake Forest, March 20th-  The Wake Forest-Rolesville Cougars continued their dominance of the Cap 8 Conference with a win over the Varsity Softball Caps.  The Caps only hit, off of very strong pitching by WF-R, came on a 5th inning single by Senior Left Fielder/Pitcher Sarah Dodson.  As a team the Caps struck out 14 times in 27 at bats, while leaving 5 runners stranded and committing 5 errors on defense.  Freshman Pitcher English Dean went five complete innings, giving up seven hits including a homerun in the 2nd.  Senior Sarah Dodson came in to relieve in the 6th inning.  Final score 11-0 Cougars.

Junior Varsity
The JV Caps lost 5-2 to the WF-R JVs.  The JV Caps had five hits, including a double by Sophomore Pitcher Taylor Trigg.  Runs were scored by Freshmen Marisa Buonpane and Karli Wilson.  Trigg pitched the distance in a decent outing against an always strong WF-R Cougar squad.

Other News
On a completely unrelated NCAA Tournament note, Softball Mom Janis Guzzo wishes luck to the NC State Wolfpack on Friday in the Sweet 16 round:  Go Wolfpack!

Ah...Pride before the Fall....

Men's Golf falls to the Pride by one stroke at the lengthy and tough TPC Wakefield course today in the 5th Cap8 match. Fear not Caps fans - the fellas will be back to their swingin' best next Wednesday, March 28th at Falls Village GC for the sixth Cap8 match.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Softball Defeats Leesville

Week in Review

vs. Leesville
On Friday, March 16th at Leesville High the Varsity Caps defeated the Pride 4-3 in a close, exciting game.  The Caps were down 2-0 after 5 innings, but came back in the 6th to tie the game on a 2-run, inside-the-park homerun by Junior Centerfielder Katie Munger.

In the top of the 7th the Caps went up 4-2 on runs by Junior Third Baseman Cole Bellamy and Sophomore Catcher Shannon Denny.  The Pride attempted a two out comeback in the bottom of the 7th with a long drive to centerfield and a runner on first.  With the runner scoring, Freshman Pitcher English Dean cutoff the long throw from Munger, firing to Junior Second Baseman Morgan Buonpane who made the tag at second for the game ending final out.

Congratulations to the Varsity Caps on a hard fought win.  Freshman Pitcher English Dean went the distance, giving up three runs on four hits over the seven innings.

vs. Millbrook
On Tuesday, March 13th the Varsity Caps lost to Millbrook 6 to 4 at Lions Park.  The Caps took the lead after a 2 RBI hit by Freshman English Dean which scored Junior Second Baseman Morgan Buonpane and Sophomore Catcher Shannon Denny in the top of the first.  The Caps scored runs in the third (Buonpane) and fourth (Junior Third Baseman Cole Bellamy) innings, but couldn’t hold on against scattered hits and runs by the Wildcats.

Also on Tuesday at Millbrook Exchange Park the Junior Varsity notched its second win of the season against the Millbrook JV.  Final score 9 to 6 Caps.

Men’s Golf on a Capital Roll

According to the following words are synonyms for Capital: controlling, dominant, first, foremost, leading, major, and outstanding…..yep – that pretty much sums it up. In their fourth outing of the season Men’s golf dominated at North Ridge Country Club today. Gray skies and lightning gave way to a sun-filled afternoon - but the Caps still brought the thunder to North Raleigh. The starting six all went low on this 9-hole, Par 36 track. Leading the way were co-medalists Will Minton and Stephen Saleeby with exceptional 33’s, Harrison Rhoades followed with a beautiful round of 34, Court Settle and George Kilgore continued the fantastic play - both one under with a pair of 35’s, and Preyer Fountain finished it off with a par 36 to take the win once again! For those of you that think watching golf is about as exciting as watching paint dry (you know who you are) clearly you haven’t seen these guys play – it is awesome to behold. Come out and support them tomorrow as they take on the Cap8 at TPC Wakefield – I’m pretty sure they’ll make it worth your while!

Alumni News: Staats Battle in Coolest Name Contest on ESPN

Staats Battle, 2011 Broughton Alumnus who now plays for NC State, won the 1st round of the ESPN NCAA Tournament Coolest Name Contest with 84% of the vote!!  It was the highest margin of victory in the Coolest Name tournament.

Now Staats Battle goes to the second round versus a player from St. Louis. There were 64 players in the contest and now there are 32.  Second round voting ends Monday, 3/19/2012 at 10:00pm.

Please click on this link and scroll all the way down the page to vote online. Please pass along to your friends and family.

Go Staats!

ps- Staats Battle is a 2011 Grad of BHS, whom you may have seen play at Holliday Gym for the Caps.   Staats now plays on the NCSU basketball team - the team that is playing in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tourney. Neither Staats nor NCSU will receive any monetary reward from your votes.  Please support a former Broughton student SIMPLY for the fun of it.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Baseball: JV shut out Leesville

Broughton played a solid home game Friday to get a win victory against Leesville. Sawyer started for the Caps, pitched 7 innings, and shut out Leesville, with Brannon behind the plate.

More details at Broughton Baseball blog.
Game photos here.

Broughton Overall Record (3-3) Conference (1-1)

Baseball: Caps come up short

from Broughton Baseball blog
The Caps come up short against Leesville losing 7-2. Leesville did a good job of capitalizing on the Caps’s mistakes. The Pride scored 3 in the first off some BHS miscues and never looked back. Wilson White played with purpose throwing 4 great innings and going 2-3 with a big HR in the 4th. Maclin Batchelor also had a solid day going 2-3 with the other RBI. The Caps are still searching for the key to bring it all together.

Next Game Tuesday 3/20 vs Wake Forest Rolesville 4:30pm at Broughton's Wiley Warren Field
Overall Record (0-6) Conference (0-2)

Saturday, March 17, 2012

LAX: Caps win big

Broughton Varsity Lacrosse dominated the Leesville Pride 11-0 on a solid defensive effort and a nice distribution of scoring from 8 different Capitals.  Broughton's defense limited Leesville to 3 shots on goal that Goalie Austen Johnson handled with ease.  Goals were scored by Drew Hinton, Carl Churchill, Justin Moore, Davis Weaver (2), Christian Harrell (2), Vincent Lowe (2), Cameron Gilchrist and Reese Abee.  Dane Angell recorded 3 Assists.  The Caps are now 4-1 with a 3-0 conference record.

Caps drop one in Non-Conference Competition

The Caps competed Friday in The Neuse Invitational. Blessed with nearly ideal conditions, the Men’s Golf team was ready to take on some of the best teams in the state. But ready didn’t quite translate in this non-conference match-up at The Neuse in Clayton. Last year’s 4-A Runner up, Myers Park of Charlotte took the title going three under par with a 285 for the afternoon. 

Each school brought five players to compete – the Caps Harrison Rhoades fired a beautiful round of 73, Preyer Fountain kept it up with a 74, Will Minton had a solid round of 75 and Stephen Saleeby shot a 77 to put the Caps in a nice position for the day. Broughton took the second place spot over Ardrey Kell – both teams finishing with a 299 – second place was determined by Court Settle’s 80 for the day.

The Caps are back to Conference competition on Monday as the Cap8 meet to compete at Raleigh’s North Ridge Country Club.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Caps Men's Tennis Win Over Chapel Hill High

Caps Men's Tennis won Wednesday won 9-0 in a non-conference match against Chapel Hill High sweeping all singles and doubles courts.  On a beautiful afternoon, winning players in order on courts 1-6 were Andrew Waddell 6-0, 6-0; Alex Pollock 6-2, 6-0; Carlton Bunn 6-3, 6-1; Bryant Bost 2-6, 6-2, 10-1 (tiebreak); Taylor Boole 6-0, 6-2; and Campbell Stone 6-1, 6-1.  Doubles winners were Alex Pollock/Carlton Bunn 8-4; Andrew Waddell/Dixon Ferrell  9-8; and Campbell Stone/Taylor Boole 8-4.  Way to go guys!

Golf: Caps Hang on at Home

The sun was shining on the Caps today as we played host to the Cap8 - the conference teed-it-up on the hilly, par 35 front nine at Carolina Country Club. In what promises to be a very close - exciting season Men’s Golf held on by two strokes over Leesville and Wake Forest-Rolesville. Led by Captain George Kilgore with a 36 - they kept it rolling with 36's from both Harrison Rhoades and Stephen Saleeby, Preyer Fountain posted a solid 37 and Will Minton and Court Settle brought it home with a pair of 39’s. Tomorrow the boys take their sticks on the road to The Neuse in Clayton to take on some of the best golfers in the state – go low Caps, go low!

Soccer: Caps lose at Leesville Road

The lady Caps(3-3,2-2) allowed 3 first half goals by Leesville Road (7-0-1, 4-0) and lose 3-0.
see N&O link for details.

Football: Two Caps commit

by: Nick Stevens on

Broughton defensive lineman Jeffrey Robinson has made his college decision. Robinson, a member of Broughton's Class of 2012, committed to Elizabeth City State, Broughton football coach Chris Martin said.

Broughton High School's Hayden Pezzoni has committed to UNC-Charlotte. Chris Martin, head football coach at Broughton, said Pezzoni committed to the 49ers as a kicker. Pezzoni stands at 5-foot-10 and 155-pounds, according to He also handled punting responsibilities for the Capitals. Pezzoni belongs to the inaugural football recruiting class for Charlotte.

Baseball: JV Caps lose 7-2 to Millbrook

Game Photos
Broughton travels to Millbrook to take on the undefeated Wildcats and comes away with a 7-2 loss.

Overall Record (2-3) Conference (0-1)

See the Baseball Blog for more details.

Baseball: Caps lose lead late.

Click here for photos.
The Caps played 5 great innings carrying a 4-2 lead into the 6th. Then Millbrook scored 10 runs in 2 innings as the Caps were held scoreless for a final score of 12-4. Joe Bialkowski showed great poise on the mound and Garret Willamson had a great game behind the plate, but it was not enough to overcome the late inning troubles.

Next Game Friday 3/16 @ Leesville 4:30pm
Overall Record (0-5) Conference (0-1)

see the baseball blog for more details

LAX: Varsity Boys Win Over Millbrook 5-2

The boys varsity traveled to Millbrook Tuesday evening and came home with a 5-2 victory.  The win improves the team's record to 3-1.  The Caps host Leesville this Friday at 6:00.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

LAX: Lady Caps Dominate Millbrook

Another great night for Lady Caps lacrosse! The ladies won without question over Millbrook Tuesday night, 17 to 1. Lady Caps skillfully contained Millbrook in the first half, with a score of 10 to 1. The second half was a shut-out with Broughton scoring 7 more goals. Our goalie, Olivia Joyner, had a stellar game, by far the best this season, with 10 saves, only 1 goal allowed and no turnovers on clears.

Eight players registered either a goal or an assist, with a total of 9 assists. Leading scorers were Kelsey Dupere, Mary Katherine Fagan and Chandler Heath.
Next game is scheduled for Thursday, March 15, at Athens Drive. Varsity plays at 7:00.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Caps Men's Tennis Does it Again/ Win 7-2 Over Heritage

Caps Men's Tennis won again in a conference match-up against Heritage that saw playing time in singles for some of the younger members of the team.  Most notable was a win by Patrick Bryant at No. 3 singles who came from 5-2 down in the second set to force a tiebreak and win -- way to go, Patrick!  David McGee played a competitive match at No. 5, but came up short 6-4, 7-5.  Winning players in singles were Andrew Waddell, Bryant Bost, and Patrick Bryant.  The Caps swept doubles with Alex Pollock/Carlton Bunn at No. 1, Andrew Waddell and Dixon Ferrell at No. 2, and Taylor Boole and Campbell Stone at No 3.  The Caps are at home again on Wednesday in a non-conference match up again Chapel Hill High.  Come out and watch some great tennis on what should be a beautiful day!
Broughton Varsity LAX defeats Millbrook 5-2 on strong defensive effort and 3 goals from Davis Weaver.  Austen Johnson records 7 saves in critical conference win.

Men's Golf Declares - Two Down - Six to Go

Concentration and hunger were par for the course today as the Caps took the second Cap8 Match at Lonnie Poole. A long, tough course put up a fight in the wind, but Broughton Men's Golf came out victorious! Harrison Rhoades led the Caps with a beautiful round - shooting one under par for a 35 - he ended the day medalist tied for low round with Seabolt of Leesville. Court Settle and Preyer Fountain both played solid - finishing the day with 37's, Stephen Saleeby continued the Caps roll with a 38, George Kilgore with 40 and Will Minton with a 41 closed the door on the Leesville Pride.
Keeping in mind the words of Ben Hogan - "the most important shot in golf is the next one" - the Caps have their eyes on the prize and their clubs poised to take another win.
They tee it up at 3:30 this Thursday for their home match at Carolina Country Club - come on out - enjoy this great weather and fill a gallery for the Caps!

Baseball: JV Whips Undefeated Holly Springs

Story from:

The Caps hosted the undefeated Hawks in an all out battle of the bats. Feeny is the starter for Broughton, with Kreigsman behind the plate. Holly Springs jumps out with a run. Broughton retaliates with Collins hitting a double and Broughton ties the score 1-1.

In the 2nd, Holly Springs manages a run, and Broughton comes away empty Hawks 2, Caps1.

In the 3rd, Broughton makes a great double play but, Holly Springs manages to squeeze out a run. The Caps come out strong with hits from Kriegsman, Feeny, Collins with another double, and a 2 RBI double from Eller. Caps 4, Hawks 3.
Corchiani comes in for Feeny in the 4th. The Hawks are hitting, but defense comes through and holds Holly Springs to one run. Broughton’s guns are loaded. Corchiani, and Sawyer lead off with hits, Feeny follows with a RBI. Collins drives a 2 RBI double to increase the lead. Broughton 7 Hawks 4

Hawks battle back in the 5thwith a lead off double, and an RBI. Broughton defense rallies with a pick off attempt, ending in a great play at home for the out. Broughton comes out hammering with a hit, and follow by Corchiani with a RBI double. Caps 9, Hawks 6

Caps Baldwin relieves Corchiani in the 6th. Holly Springs is a tough opponent and adds 2 more runs before our defense can shut them down. Caps come out with Feeny getting on base, Collins and Ellers both with hits, then Morris nails a line drive RBI. Caps 11, Hawks 8

Baldwin closes for Broughton with 4 up and 3 down. This was an awesome victory over a great team, with great plays coming from all positions. RBI’s: Feeny, Morris, and Corchiani, with 2 run RBIs from Eller and Collins.

Link to: Game Photos
Final Score: Caps 11, Hawks 8

Baseball: Varsity falls to Holly Springs

Story from:

The Caps fall to Holly Springs 11-4. Coach Jones continues to shake up the lineup looking for the magical combination. With 3 games and conference play starting this week pitching is at a premium. A young staff with little varsity experience has proved to be a steep learning curve. The inability to close out innings and recover from mistakes has resulted in a 0-4 start. The offense scored 4 runs but also left 7 men on base in scoring position. The offense will need to capitalize on these opportunities as they start conference play today. Dom Ford continues to shine as he moves to the leadoff position going 2-4(2B), The Caps also got good offensive proformances from Austin Walker 2-4(2B) and Braden Williamson 1-3(3RBIs)

Coach Jones will face his old team the Wildcats of Millbrook – Today @ Wiley Warren Field 4:30pm

For game photos Click Here
Overall Record (0-4) Conference (0-0)
Next Game Tuesday 3/13- Millbrook HS 4:30pm @ Wiley Warren Field (BHS)

Monday, March 12, 2012

JV Softball Gets First Win Against East Wake

On Thursday the Broughton JV notched a 13 to 9 victory against East Wake for their first win of the season.  The JV Caps exploded for eight runs in the 2nd inning.  Sophomore pitcher Taylor Trigg recorded eight strikeouts over the four inning game, also going 3 for 4 at the plate.  Freshman Marisa Buonpane went 4 for 4 with a 2 RBI double in the second inning.  Karli Wilson went 3 for 3 and scored three runs.
Next game is away against the Millbrook JV on Tuesday, March 13th.  Game time is 4:00 at the Millbrook Exchange Park.

Varsity Softball Shut Out Against East Wake

The varsity softball Caps lost 7 to 0 in six and a half innings.  The Caps struck out 13 times as a team against strong pitching by East Wake.  Junior third baseman Cole Bellamy was the only Cap to reach base in all three of her at bats;  she was left stranded each time.  Freshman English Dean recorded four strikeouts over 4 1/3 innings, giving up two homeruns to the Warriors.  Senior captain Sarah Dodson notched four strikeouts in relief.

Next game is Tuesday, at home against Millbrook.  Game time is 4:00 p.m. at Lions Park.

Boys LAX drop game to Christchurch School 16-8

The boys varsity lacrosse team lost Saturday to Christchurch School (VA) 16-8 in the 3rd Annual King of the Spring Face-Off Tournament.

LAX: Tough Loss for Lady Caps

Friday night was a perfect evening to play lacrosse. It started out with great food and socializing at the parents tailgating party, and the weather was beautiful. Although the score didn’t show it, we were in control of the game til the end. It was a tough, heartfelt fight as the Lady Caps lost to Wakefield 11 to 10.

We dominated the first half. Sydney Fry and Kelsey Dupere each scored two goals, and Alex Yankoglu and Charlotte Barbour each scored one. Emotions were high as Wakefield was awarded two yellow cards and we were given one. Kelsey Dupere had three aerial intercepts and we won 12 ground balls. The score at the end of the half was Broughton 6, Wakefield 4.
The second half was even more intense, as the girls fought hard to maintain their lead. Once again, tension was obvious as Wakefield was handed two more yellow cards, resulting in one player down for the remainder of the game. The lead kept changing with BHS up by two, then Wakefield catching up again. Alex Yankoglu scored two more goals, followed by Sydney Fry and Kelsey Dupere with one each. Each team had six draw controls.
The score was tied in the last two minutes of the game. With a Wakefield goal, it left us with less than one minute to tie the game. Unfortunately our luck and the clock ran out. The final score was Wakefield 11, Broughton Lady Caps 10.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

LAX Boys beat Wakefield 15-3

The boys varsity lacrosse team improved its record to 2-0 with a win Friday night at home over Wakefield 15-3. The Caps next game is Saturday March 10th at 4:00 when they play Christchurch School (VA) in the 3rd Annual King of the Spring Face-Off Tournament. The location of the game is at Cardinal Gibbons High School.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Winter Sports Banquet Lady Caps Basketball

Congratulations to Nicole Bellamy who won the Four Star Award and Justice Byrd who won the MVP award for the Lady Caps Basketball Awards for this season. The Lady Caps had a great season and we hope to continue even further next year towards the Cap 8 Championship and State Championship. A big thank you to all of the girls on the team and to Coach Jordan!!

Caps Men's Tennis Win Over Enloe

The Caps Men's team won soundly ( 7-2) over Enloe on their home courts Thursday afternoon.  A shout out to Freshman Taylor Boole for hanging in and playing a competitive match and coming out with a win!  Other winning players were Andrew Waddell at No. 1 Singles (6-1, 6-0),  No. 2 Singles winner Alex Pollock ( 6-4, 6-1), No. 3 Singles Carlton Bunn ( 6-2, 6-3), and No. 5 Singles Taylor Boole (6-4, 7-6(4).   Our fine young men also won all three doubles courts:  No. 1  Andrew Waddell/Dixon Ferrell ( 8-1), No. 2  Alex Pollock/Carlton Bunn (8-2), and No. 3  Taylor Boole/Campbell Stone ( 8-1).  Let's keep this rolling guys!

Caps Softball Begins with Non-Conference Games

The Varsity Caps dropped their first non-conference games last week, falling at home to Athens Drive on Wednesday and to Middle Creek on Thursday. The JV came up short in their first game at Middle Creek High on Thursday, falling 17-5 to a solid Middle Creek squad.

Both teams travel to East Wake High on Thursday,March 8, for the final game of the non-conference warm up stretch. JV begins at 4:00 and the Varsity will play immediately following.

The next Varsity home game is vs. Millbrook on Tuesday, March 13th. All home games for both JV and Varsity are played at Lions Park, located off Capital Boulevard at 516 Dennis Avenue. Come on out and support Caps Softball!!

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Caps Tennis Drop Non-Conference Match- Up to Cardinal Gibbons

Caps Men's tennis on Wednesday lost 7-2 to reigning State 3-A champs Cardinal Gibbons.  Our men  played hard to the end, but our only wins came with Freshman Campbell Stone at No. 6 singles (6-0, 7-5) and Alex Pollock and Carlton Bunn at No. 2 Doubles  (8-3).  We take the courts again at Enloe on Thursday.  The most recent poll has Broughton tennis at No. 2 in the State.  Go Caps and let's keep it up!

Caps Men's Tennis Wins Over Wake Forest-Rolesville

Caps Men's Tennis are now 2-0 in conference play with a 7-2 win over Wake Forest-Rolesville on Tuesday.  Some of our younger players got good playing time early in the season.  BHS won all six singles courts handily.  Winning players were Andrew Waddell, Taylor Boole, Dixon Ferrell, Bryant Bost, Patrick Bryant, and David McGee.   Caps Doubles were led by Alex Pollock and Carlton Bunn winning at No. 1.   Please come and support your fine men's tennis team as we continue our "March" into spring!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Caps Take One Away

March may have come in like a lion….but that didn’t help the Pride. Broughton golfers all carded solid rounds at The Heritage Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon to take the first Cap 8 match of the season by one stroke over Leesville Road High School – the 2011 State Champs! Court Settle tied Carter Jenkins of Leesville Road with a 35 to take medalist honors, George Kilgore kept it even with a 36 for the day, Will Minton, Preyer Fountain and Harrison Rhoades shot solid 38’s and Stephen Saleeby helped the Caps finish strong with a 39 for the day. The next Cap 8 match will be Tuesday, March 13th at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at 3:00pm.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Baseball: Caps lose two close games.

The Caps varsity team lost another close game to Garner, 5-7.  Garner had a big 7th inning to seal the win.

The JV Caps rallied, but came up just short losing 4-5.

See baseball link for details.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Men's Golf Comes Out Swinging!

On a gray day in Buies Creek, NC – the Broughton Men’s Golf Team made themselves heard. Coaches Anderson Marlowe and Steve Smith were thrilled to bring home some hardware from their first outing of the season. The News & Observer missed the opportunity to highlight this talented team in their Spring Sports Preview but they’ll be no ignoring them now!
Fielding what was surely the youngest team, BHS shot for a combined score of 300 – top four scores are totaled and counted for each team. Court Settle (sophomore) led the Caps shooting par for the day with a round of 72, followed by Harrison Rhoades (freshman) with a 74, Will Minton (freshman) kept the talent on a roll with a 77, Preyer Fountain (freshman) teed it up with a broken toe to shoot a 77 for the day and Stephen Saleeby (freshman) rounded out the Caps starting five with a 79. On hand to begin the torch-passing process – Senior and Team Captain George Kilgore guided and encouraged the Caps to victory! Broughton shares the title of Keith Hills High School Kickoff Champions with Forestview High School of Gastonia, NC.
The Caps hit the course again on Tuesday, March 6that 3pm at Heritage Golf Club in Wake Forest, NC for a CAP 8 match. Come out and cheer on our Men's Golf Team - to quote an old PGA Tour ad - "these guys are good!"

See detailed results here.


The Broughton men's tennis team opened conference play Thursday with a 9-0 win at Leesville.  We won all six singles courts and all three doubles courts.  Winning players at singles for the Caps were Andrew Waddell, Alex Pollock, Carlton Bunn, Dixon Ferrell, Taylor Boole and Bryant Bost.   Winning doubles players were the teams of Andrew Waddell and Taylor Boole, Alex Pollock and Carlton Bunn, and Bryant Bost and Patrick Bryant.

CAPS Tennis is strong and we want your support during the season!  Come out and watch some great tennis!  Next match is at home vs. Wake Forest -Rolesville Tuesday, March 6th at 3:30 pm..

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Men's Golf 2012 Season Starts Tomorrow

Men's golf will tee it up for the first time this season on Friday, March 2nd at Keith Hills Golf Club in Buies Creek, NC. The Keith Hills High School Kickoff Classic is held on the first Friday of March each year. This tournament is played on both the Orange and Black courses and features some of the top men’s golf teams from last year’s state high school championships. Each competing team will use the low four of five scores for a team total - with trophies being presented for the top two teams & individual winners on each course. Come on out - enjoy this early Spring weather - let's fill a gallery to cheer on our Swinging Caps!

Baseball: Caps fall to Middle Creek

The Caps play well but fall to a tough Middle Creek team.  Broughton kept the game even through 5, but could not overcome 4 errors and 4 unearned runs.
Final score: Middle Creek- 6 Caps- 3
Leading Hitters: Bialkowski 3-4(2B,3B,RBI), Batchelor 1-3 (2RBIs)
Next Game Friday 3/2- (home) vs Garner HS 4:00pm
Overall Record (0-2) Conference (0-0)

Caps JV win in dramatic 7th Inning!
The Caps used an exciting final inning to come away with a 5-3 victory over the Middle Creek Mustangs.

Hitters: Sawyer 2/2 3 RBI, Baldwin 1 RBI, Kriegsman 1 RBI
Next Game Friday 3/2- at Garner HS 4:00pm
Overall Record (1-1) Conference (0-0) 

See all the baseball game details at Broughton Baseball.