Firebirds blitz Rocky Mount to win 10th match
Putting its balance on display, the Southern Nash High varsity boys soccer team showed no signs of slowing its unbeaten streak Sept. 20, compiling its 11th straight match without a loss in a 5-1 victory over Rocky Mount.
Five players scored for Southern Nash in improving to 10-3-1 overall and a spotless 5-0 in 2-A/3-A Big East Conference play.
Mason Wells, Frank Gonzalez, Jared Gonzalez, Raul Nunez III and Gee Juarez all scored for Southern Nash, with Jared Gonzalez adding a pair of assists. Nunez and Wells also added assists.
Southern Nash led 3-0 at the half before Rocky Mount (3-5-2, 1-3 The Big East) averted the shutout with a second-half tally.
Ladybirds win 4th straight conference match
ROCKY MOUNT — The Southern Nash High girls golf team remained a force within the confines of 2-A/3-A Big East conference play Sept. 20, winning its fourth straight conference match at the Northgreen Country Club.
Compiling a score of 143 for their low three individuals, the Ladybirds were led by the nine-hole 45 of medalist Samantha Puckett. Mackenzie Gamble followed with a 48 and Tabatha Tomaszewski added a 50 as Caroline Thornton and Mercedes Ledbetter rounded out the roster.
Franklinton, Northern Nash and Bunn also took part in the round, although no scores were available.
Gonzalez’s 4 goals lift red-hot Southern Nash
ROANOKE RAPIDS — There’s been no answer for the Southern Nash High varsity boys soccer team within the confines of the 2-A/3-A Big East Conference.
That didn’t change Sept. 16 at Roanoke Rapids, where the Firebirds utilized four goals and an assist by senior captain Jared Gonzalez in a 5-2 victory.
In finishing its 10th straight match without a loss, Southern Nash climbed to 9-2-1 overall and 4-0 in Big East play. Senior Raul Nunez had a goal with junior Jonathan Robles and senior Ramiro Rangel handing out assists.
Roanoke Rapids (5-2, 1-2 Big East), picked up goals from Coleman Neal and Doug Merritt.
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