Area Roundup | More high school football games postponed, MACU begins fall sports season
From staff reports
Sunday, August 25, 2019
The clear winner in Week 1 of the high school football season was Mother Nature.
Games that there scheduled to be played Friday night were postponed.
Currituck's road game at Manteo was postponed to Saturday at 6 p.m.
John A. Holmes' road matchup against First Flight was postponed to Saturday, but on Saturday morning, it was announced that the game was postponed again to Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Perquimans' road game at Northside High School in Pinetown Friday night was postponed until Monday at 6 p.m.
Other games that were impacted in Week 1 were Northeastern's home game Thursday against D.H. Conley was postponed until Monday and moved to D.H. Conley in Greenville, Pasquotank's home opener against Washington County Thursday was postponed until Oct. 4 and Camden's home contest against Weldon was suspended until Sept. 20 with the Bruins holding a 14-6 lead in the second quarter.
Thunderstorms impacted the region over the past several days.
Tabernacle Baptist (Va.) 3, Victory Christian 2: The Eagles (0-1) lost at the Patriots in Virginia Beach Friday afternoon.
The Victory Christian volleyball team won two matches Friday at Tabernacle Baptist in Virginia Beach.
Victory Christian defeated Gateway Christian 25-15, 19-25, 15-10 and bested the host Tabernacle Baptist 25-14, 25-22.
Victory (2-1) is scheduled to face Great Hope Baptist (Va.) in Chesapeake, Virginia Tuesday.
Union County College 9, Mid-Atlantic Christian 0: The Mustangs (0-1) opened the 2019 season with a loss to the Owls (1-0-1) in Elizabeth City Friday afternoon.
Union County was led by Juan Bernal and his four goals.
Teammate Denilson Dominique added two goals, Angel Olarte posted a goal with three assists, Kellyn Amozoqueno and Jefrey Mendoza each scored.
Jacques Fuentes and Krystian Cordeiro each tallied two assists in the win.
MACU's Jonathan Langley had two shots on goal in the match.
Wake Tech Community College def. Mid-Atlantic Christian: The Lady Mustangs (0-1) lost their season opener to the Eagles (2-0) in Chesson Gym Friday night in three sets.
MACU is set to play Tuesday at Pitt Community College.