Prep Roundup: Northern falls to Cedar Ridge 5-2
Northern Vance dropped a 5-2 decision to Cedar Ridge Wednesday in 3-A Big Eight Conference soccer action.
Northern trimmed a 4-0 halftime deficit to two goals in the first five minutes of the second half, but couldn’t get closer.
Joseph Sharpe and Jonathan Byrom had the goals for Northern, which dropped to 4-9-2 overall and 1-5-1 in league play.
The Vikings visit Orange Monday.
Spartans split soccer matches
The Kerr-Vance varsity soccer team split two recent conference soccer matches, defeating Rocky Mount Academy at home and losing to Parrott Academy on the road.
The Spartans were victorious for their homecoming, defeating RMA 2-1 Friday.
Both Spartan goals came in the first half with Jordan Hogge scoring on an assist early in the match.
Colin Pegram added the go-ahead goal about midway through the half.
“We really came out and played as a team Friday night,” Spartans’ head oach Devon Honeywell said. “We were being disciplined and educated well, really dictating the pace of the game from the first whistle.”
The Spartans did not fare as well Tuesday evening in Kinston, falling 4-0 despite controlling play in the second half.
KVA returns to action Friday at Faith Christian in Rocky Mount.
KVA drops tennis match to Parrott
The Kerr-Vance varsity tennis team fell 9-0 to Parrott Academy Tuesday, dropping the Spartans’ overall record to 10-6 and 3-6 in conference play.
KVA visits Faith Christian Friday.
PARROTT 9, KVA 0
No. 1 — APA’s Katherine Stallings def. Cassidy Tucker 6-1, 5-7, 10-2.
No. 2 — APA’s Bailey def. Price Wester 2-6, 6-3, 10-2.
No. 3 — APA’s Alex Murphy def. Macy Lee Johnson 6-4, 6-2.
No. 4 — APA’s Kayla King def. Claire Freeman 6-1, 6-0.
No. 5 — APA’s Mia Minges def. Betsy Murphy 4-6, 6-2, 15-13.
No. 6 — APA’s Caroline King def. Maggie Thompson, 6-2. 6-4.
No. 1 — APA’s Stallings and Bailey def. Tucker and Johnson 8-4
No. 2 — APA’s Murphy and King def. Wester and Freeman 8-4.
No. 3 — APA’s Minges and King def. Murphy and Thompson 8-4.