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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Varsity Lady Caps beat Southern Durham and Head to Green Hope Friday for Sectional Finals

Varsity Lady Caps came in playing strong and never looked back to defeat Southern Durham 89-66. They play Green Hope at Green Hope Friday night at 7 pm. Please come support the Lady Caps as they strive to get to the State Championship Game!

Basketball: Boys win, play Friday at BHS


Link to N&O Story

Basketball: Girls Win Big, Fri. at Green Hope

Broughton's Lady Cap basketball team won big at Northern Durham Wednesday, 89-66 to advance to the Sectional Finals at Green Hope.
Link to N&O's story.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Broughton Baseball Opens 2013 Season

Broughton Baseball opens their 2013 season on Thursday, February 28.  The Varsity hosts the Garner Trojans at 4 while the JV travels to face Garner on their home field.  Wiley Warren Field has never looked better!  Come out on Thursday to see our beautiful facility, visit the concession stand and enjoy some great baseball! 

Coach Harry Jones enters his second season as Head Coach.  He is assisted by Chris Newton and Harold Kelly.  Nick Luhm coaches our JV team and is assisted by Ted Cashion.

The Varsity is led by Seniors Maclin Batchelor, Joe Bialkowski, Howard Boone, Jahvae Giddens, Jacob Kriegsman, Chris Schrum, Steven Thornhill, Austin Walker and Wilson White.  Our Junior players are John Baldwin, Rob Case, Eric Collins, Ben Eller, Jared Feeny, Collin Rotchford, Ben Sawyer, Daniel Wheeless and Jackson Williams.  Dom Ford and John Woods, both sophomores, complete the 2013 team.

Please visit the link below for the complete 2013 schedule (NOTE: Opening day is now on Thursday due to weather). 


Basketball: Boys & Girls Advance to Round 2

(from N&O story) RALEIGH — It took a while, but Broughton’s girls picked up the intensity level in time to pull away from Northern Durham in the second half for a 57-33 win in the first round of the N.C. 4A high school basketball playoffs.

The Lady Caps (22-5) will go to Southern Durham in the second round for a 7pm game.

The Broughton boys beat Enloe 80-66 to advance to a second round home game against Cap Eight rival Leesville Road on Wednesday night at 7pm...

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Link to complete N&O story

N&O Box Score

Broughton 80,
Enloe 66

NCHSAA State Playoffs--Round 1
Points: ENL--P.Louder 30, D.Lee 16, J.Hartman 5, S.Whiting 5, S.McGee 5, B.Rogers 3, N.Wilkins 2; BRO--D.Graham 34, J.Hemphill 15, C.Gottfried 10, Z.Palmer 8, V.Lewis 7, C.Brickhouse 3, J.Robinson 3.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Basketball: Caps Host 1st Round Playoffs

Cap 8 Tournament Finals
Broughton boys beat Leesville, 67-58
Broughton girls lose to Millbrook, 64-52

N&O Story link

N&O link to pictures

WRAL picture link

Girls Playoff brackets

Mideast region
No. 16 Enloe (11-14) at No. 1 Millbrook (27-0)
No. 9 Apex (16-10) at No. 8 Southern Pines Pinecrest (16-9)
No. 13 Wake Forest-Rolesville (13-12) at No. 4 Holly Springs (24-3)
No. 12 Athens Drive (14-12) at No. 5 Durham Hillside (23-4)
No. 11 Northern Durham (13-8) at No. 6 Broughton (21-5)
No. 14 Richmond County (7-17) at No. 3 Southern Durham (18-6)
No. 10 Durham Jordan (14-9) at No. 7 Wakefield (16-8)
No. 15 Middle Creek (13-12) at No. 2 Green Hope (24-2)

East region
No. 16 Fayetteville Pine Forest (14-1) at No. 1 Southeast Raleigh (26-0)
No. 9 Harnett Central (20-5) at No. 8 East Wake (18-7)
No. 13 Fayetteville E.E. Smith (9-12) at No. 4 Scotland County (21-3)
No. 12 Clayton (14-9) at No. 5 Lumberton (18-6)
No. 11 Wilmington New Hanover (13-11) at No. 6 Wilmington Ashley (18-6)
No. 14 Wilmington Hoggard at No. 3 Wilmington Laney (23-1)
No. 10 Hope Mills South View (19-6) at No. 7 Fayetteville Jack Britt (18-6)
No. 15 Knightdale (8-10 at No. 2 Fayetteville 71st (25-0)

Link to all girl brackets from N&O

Boys Playoff Brackets

Mideast region
No. 16 Panther Creek at No. 1 Durham Jordan (21-4)
No. 9 Southern Pines Pinecrest (14-9) at No. 8 Middle Creek (18-8)
No. 12 Wakefield (13-11) at No. 5 Durham Hillside (18-7)
No. 13 Lee County (14-12) at No. 4 Green Hope (21-5)
No. 14 Lumberton (10-15) at No. 3 Apex (18-9)
No. 11 Northern Durham (13-9) at No. 6 Millbrook (16-10)
No. 10 Roxboro Person (14-1) at No. 7 Leesville Road (18-8)
No. 15 Enloe (11-13) at No. 2 Broughton (22-5)

East region
No. 16 Holly Springs (12-13) at No. 1 Clayton (25-2)
No. 9 Wilmington Ashley (16-8) at No. 8 Wilmington New Hanover (15-9)
No. 12 Knightdale (14-11) at No. 5 Hope Mills South View (22-4)
No. 13 Fayetteville Terry Sanford (13-11) at No. 4 Wilmington Hoggard (16-8)
No. 14 Greenville Rose (10-14) at No. 3 Fayetteville 71st (24-2)
No. 11 Fayetteville Pine Forest (15-11) at No. 6 Garner (21-4)
No. 10 Southeast Raleigh (15-10) at No. 7 Richmond County (18-8)
No. 15 East Wake (8-16) at No. 2 Hoke County (24-2)

Link to all boy brackets from N&O

Friday, February 22, 2013

Varsity Lady Caps Play Hard But Lose In Finals of Cap 8 Tournament

The Varsity Lady Caps played Millbrook tonight in the finals and lost 52-64. Megan Sullivan, Jamella Foster and Nicole Bellamy were selected honorable mention all conference team. Kaila Ealey, Nadine Ealey and Justice Byrd were selected all conference team.

 The State Playoffs start next week. Please come cheer on the Lady Caps. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Varsity Lady Caps Head To Finals Of Cap 8 Tournament Friday Night

The Lady Caps beat Wakefield 72-55 in the semi finals tonight. We play Millbrook in the finals Friday February 22 at 5:30 pm at Broughton. Please come support the Lady Caps and cheer them on to become the Tournament Champions!

Varsity Lady Caps Beat Heritage 58-44 Next Game Semi-Finals

The Lady Caps won the first round of the Cap 8 Confrence by beating Heritage Tuesday night. Semi-Finals Wednesday night February 20, 2013, against Wakefield at 7 pm at Broughton. Please come support the Lady Caps as the strive to be the Cap 8 Conference Champions.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Varsity Lady Caps end Regular Season play with a Win

Varsity Lady Caps Beat Sanderson tonight 73-55. Cap 8 tournament starts next Tuesday at Broughton.

The 2013 Men's Golf Team:

*Kirkland Caison - Junior
*Preyer Fountain - Sophomore
Hardy Hogan - Freshman
*John Hogan - Junior
*Sam Holden - Sophomore
*Ben Lease - Senior
*Will Minton - Sophomore
*Jack Nelms - Junior
*Harrison Rhoades - Sophomore
*Stephen Saleeby - Sophomore
*Court Settle - Junior
Walker Singleton - Freshman

*This team returns ten members from their 2012 State Championship team and adds two new members in Freshmen Hardy Hogan and Walker Singleton.
2013 is a new chapter and this team promises to be aggressive - they will need to be in what is always a fiercely competitive conference.
Come out and support your defending State Champions as they hit the links in their first outing on February 28th - the Top 6 Challenge at Hasentree in Durham - check the calendar for times and directions.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

JV Lady Caps End Victorious 15-1 Season!

Thursday evening your JV Lady Caps soundly defeated Sanderson High School 74-27, bringing an end to their very solid season.  These ladies were 15-1 in regular season play and 12-1 in the Cap 8 conference. The JV Women held Sanderson to zero points in the first 4.5 minutes of the game.  The ladies continued to play their signature tough defense and passed the ball well, allowing for multiple scorers.  Leading the night were Jessica Johnston-10; Katie Wadsworth-10; Jessica Willettes-10.  Other box scores: Brittney Smith-9; Sallie Allen-8; Emma Willard-8; Addie Yancey-8; Lizzie Mann-6; O'Shaela Wilkins-Peebles-3; Lexi Batchelor-2.


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Varsity Lady Caps Play Last Game of regular Season Friday

Please come support the Varsity Lady Caps as they play Sanderson at Sanderson for the final game of the regular season on Friday February 15, 2013 at 5:30 pm. Go Lady Caps!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Senior night and Varsity Lady Caps Beat Wakefield 57-44

The Seniors had a great start in their last home season game against Wakefield.  The Lady Caps played tough winning all quarters to take the win against Wakefield to secure 2nd place in the Cap 8 conference. Kaila Ealey and Senior, Kimberly Spruill, were players of the game on Maxpreps. Box scores:  Megan Sullivan-4, Nicole Bellamy-4, Catherine Becton-5, Nadine Ealey-6, Kimberly Spruill-8, Jamella Foster-9, Justice Byrd-10, and Kaila Ealey-11. Congratulations again to the Seniors: Catherine Becton, Nicole Bellamy, Justice Byrd, Jamella Foster and Kimberly Spruill.

Monday, February 11, 2013

JV Women Down Wakefield in Only Meeting of the Season, 53-38

Because of a previously cancelled game, Monday night was the only meeting this season between Wakefield and Broughton.  The Lady Caps had a tough first quarter, but went on a 23-4 run in the second quarter to end the first half ahead 28-15.  Team captain, Addie Yancey, put forth a great effort with 3 three-point baskets and a total of  19 points on the night.  Other scorers:  Brittney Smith-11; Jessica Johnston-8; Jessica Willettes-8 and at least 5 blocked shots; Katie Wadsworth-7.  It was a tough battle but one that helped prepare the JV Lady Caps for their last game of the season.

Addie Yancey puts up 1 of her 3 three-point baskets.

Current standings:  14-1 on season; 11-1 in conference play.

Come support your JV Women as they take on Sanderson, Thursday at 5:30 pm.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Varsity Lady Caps Beat Heritage Next Stop Wakefield and Senior Night

The Varsity Lady Caps played at Heritage tonight and won 71-42. Nadine Ealey was selected Player of the Game on Maxpreps. Box scores: Catherine Becton-2, Anna Murray-2,Kimberly Spruill-2, Chelsey Floyd-2, Nicole Bellamy-3, Megan Sullivan-1, Justice Byrd-11, Kaila Ealey-17,Nadine Ealey-22, Jamella Foster -9 .

Please come celebrate the Seniors, Tuesday February 12 as we play Wakefield at Home. Seniors Catherine Becton, Nicole Bellamy, Jamella Foster, Justice Byrd, and Kimberly Spruill will play and be honored after the game.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

State Swimming Championships

Broughton swimmers performed well at the NC State Swimming Championships February 7.  All 5 swimmers made it through the morning qualifying rounds into the finals in the evening.  Will Close represented the men and took 6th in the 100 butterfly.  The women took 15th in the 200 Medley Relay and 8th in the 200 Freestyle Relay while setting a new team record of 1:40.52.  The women  on both relays were Rachel Shaw, Elisabeth Holmes, Adaira Brewer and Kelsey Moore.  Elisabeth took 16th in the 200 IM and 11th in the 500 freestyle.  Kelsey took 3rd in the 200 freestyle and 6th in the 500 freestyle.  The women finished in 13th place overall and the men finished in 32nd place overall. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Broughton JV Women Over Heritage, 65-36

Wednesday, the Broughton JV Women came out strong and started the game with a 7 point run.  As usual, the ladies were relentless with their pressure defense.  Team energy continues to mount as the JV Caps' 13-1 winning season winds down.  Jessica Johnston was the inside ticket to points against Heritage, scoring 13.   Coach Willard rotated a number of lineups allowing a variety of offensive opportunities.  Other scorers for the night:  Katie Wadsworth-9; Addie Yancey-9; Brittney Smith-7; Amelia Rustin-6; Emma Willard-6; O'Shaela Wilkins-Peebles-5; Josie Rouse-4; Sallie Allen-2; Eliza Taylor-2; Jessica Willettes-2.

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Brittney Smith sinks a 3 pointer for the Lady Caps.

Final home game Thursday, February 14th, 5:30 pm!

The team remains tied with Millbrook first first place in the Cap 8 with a 10-1 conference record. The team travels to Heritage for a Friday night game.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Varsity Lady Caps Win 2 Lose 1

Last week Broughton Lady Caps lost to Millbrook on Thursday night but won on Friday night against   Wake Forest Rolesville.
The Lady Caps won again tonight against Enloe.
They play at Heritage Friday night at 530 pm

Please join us Tuesday February 12, 2013 as we celebrate the Seniors last home game against Wakefield for Senior Night. Seniors Catherine Becton, Justice Byrd, Nicole Bellamy, Jamella Foster and Kimberly Spruill will start their last regular season home game. The game starts at 530 pm

Go Lady Caps!

Monday, February 4, 2013

JV Lady Caps Score a Season High 72 Points!

Monday, the Broughton JV Women had their highest scoring game of the season as they dominated the Enloe Eagles, 72-21.  The Lady Caps trademark defense just kept creating opportunites for steals and points off of turnovers by the Eagles.  Broughton had one of the largest and most energetic crowds these Lady Caps have seen to date.  Katie Wadsworth led Broughton with 16 points.  Other scorers for the night included:  Brittney Smith-11; Eliza Taylor-9; Jessica Willettes-8; O'Shaela Wilkins-Peebles-7; Jessica Johnston-6; Lizzie Mann-4; Emma Willard-4; Addie Yancey-4; Amelia Rustin-2; Daisy King-1.

Be sure to come out this Wednesday, February 6th at 5:30pm, to see these ladies in action at home against Heritage High School!!

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Swimmers Set Records in Regionals

The Lady Caps Swimming and Diving team had many great performances as they finished 7th at the NC Eastern Regional Swimming and Diving Championships held this weekend.    The medley relay of Rachel Shaw, Elisabeth Holmes, Kelsey Moore, and Adaira Brewer took 6th, the 200 freestyle relay with the same girls took 4th with a new school record of 1:40.65.  The 400 freestyle relay of Brewer, Shaw, Sarah Wills, and Rachael Wills took 15th.  Kelsey Moore took 1st place in the 200 freestyle with a new school record of 1:51.83.  She also took 3rd in the 500 freestyle.  Elisabeth Holmes took 8th in both the 200 IM and the 500 freestyle.  Adaira Brewer took 18th in the 50 freestyle, Rachael Wills took 23rd in the breaststroke, and Angela Duncan took 11th in diving.
The men’s team finished 14th in the same meet.  The medley relay of Alex Haugh, John Paul Baric, Crandall Close, and Nick Chomette finished in 19th.  The 200 freestyle relay of Brandon Hodnett, Bancks Holmes, Alex Haugh, and Will Close finished 11th, and the 400 freestyle relay of Hodnett, Holmes, Haugh and W. Close finished 10th.  Bancks  Holmes took 17th in the 200 freestyle and 10th in the 500 freestyle.  Alex Haugh took 20th in the IM.  Will Close took 15th in the IM and 3rd in the butterfly.  Brandon Hodnett took 12th in the 50 freestyle and 9th in the 100 freestyle.  William Sally took 13th in diving.
Any swimmer or diver who placed in the top 8 qualifies for the state championship to be held this coming Thursday at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.
Congratulations CAPS on some super swims and good luck in the state meet!      

Friday, February 1, 2013

Basketball: Broughton hands Millbrook first Cap 8 loss

Broughton's boys basketball hands Millbrook first Cap 8 loss - High school -

Here is the link to the N&O's pictures from the Millbrook game.

Points: MBK--C.Sykes 17, R.Brown 10, Ca.Clemons 10, B.Goldsmith 8, A.Ezebuiro 4, S.Blue 2, Ch.Clemons 2, J.Peacock 1; BRO--D.Graham 20, J.Hemphill 18, C.Johnston 9, J.Rucker 6, C.Brickhouse 5, Z.Palmer 3, J.Robinson 3, J.Pulley 1.

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N&O Basketball Rankings

N&O boys’ basketball rankings
1. Word of God (1)13-2
2. Garner (3)13-2
3. Clayton (2)16-2
4. Oxford Webb (4)16-3
5. Broughton (5)15-3
6. Jordan (6)14-4
7. Chapel Hill (9)14-4
8. Hillside (7)12-4
9. Triton (8)14-3
10. Millbrook (13)11-4
11. Middle Creek (14)14-5
12. Carrboro (15)14-3
13. Leesville Road (NR)11-6
14. Jordan-Matthews (NR)15-2
15. Corinth Holders (12)15-2
NOTE: Previous rankings in parentheses

N&O girls’ basketball rankings
1. Millbrook (1)18-0
2. Southeast Raleigh (2)17-0
3. Green Hope (3)16-1
4. Chapel Hill (4)17-1
5. Holly Springs (5)17-2
6. Harnett Central (6)15-2
7. Broughton (7)14-3
8. Hillside (9)15-4
9. Wakefield (10)12-5
10. East Wake (13)12-5
11. Northern Durham (11)11-5
12. Cardinal Gibbons (12)14-4
13. Clayton (14)11-4
14. Jordan-Matthews (8)16-2
15. Southern Durham (NR)11-5
NOTE: Previous rankings in parentheses

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