Sports Briefs: March 23, 2014

March 21, 2014 

Princeton sweeps Carolina 1A track meet wins

Princeton’s boys and girls teams swept a Carolina 1A Conference track and field meet Wednesday at the Fred Bartholomew Athletic Complex. The Bulldog girls totaled 94 points. Neuse Charter was second with 46 points.

Princeton’s boys had 120 points, 18 ahead of Lakewood.

Jasmine Bogle won three events for Princeton, the 100 meters, the 200 and the high jump. Jasmine Bombard won the triple jump and the 300 hurdles. Kristen Carter (shot) and Nicole Evans (pole vault) also won.

Jose Moreno (1,600 and 3,200) and Johnny Frasier (100 and 200) had dual wins for Princeton’s boys. The Bulldogs’ 400 and 3,200 relay teams also won. Martin Bayless took the pole vault victory.

Neuse Charter’s Sara Stephenson won the girls 1,600. NCS picked up a sweep of the 400 wins with Maurice Watson and Marika Samuelsson. The Cougars did the same in the 800 with Stephenson and Mark Fang prevailing.

Hobbs twins play in USTA Southern Championships

Clayton twins Jefferson and Jillian Hobbs played in the Icy Hot USTA Southern Level 2 Championships in Macon, Ga. earlier this month. Jillian, playing doubles with Emma Navarro, advanced to the doubles semifinals before bowing out. Jefferson Hobbs went 1-2 in singles play during the tournament.

Bond is Big Ten freshman of the week

Clayton graduate Nicole Bond was named the Big Ten freshman of the week in softball for March 10. Bond tossed a two-hit shutout in a 5-0 victory over Western Michigan on March 8 as part of the USF Under Armour Showcase in Florida. She threw just 77 pitches in the contest.

Bond has made three appearances and two starts for the Wildcats who are 15-5 and started Big Ten Conference play against Wisconsin this weekend.

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