High School Roundup | Albemarle School knocks off Terra Ceia Christian in five sets in volleyball


Albemarle School's Samantha Nixon helped the Lady Colts defeat Pungo Christian Academy in five sets Thursday.


From staff reports

Saturday, September 21, 2019

PANTEGO — The Albemarle School volleyball team defeated Terra Ceia Christian School 19-25, 20-25, 25-17, 25-20, 15-8 Thursday at Pungo Christian.

The Lady Colts were led in the Tarheel Independent Conference match by Samantha Nixon with 16 kills, six aces, two digs and an assist. Taylor Stallings had 14 kills and two digs in the contest. Brooke Perry added eight kills, two aces, and four digs during the match. The Lady Colts (8-1, 7-1 TIC) were also helped by Ava Morris with 22 assists and Monique Guzman-Torres with 15 assists against the Knights (3-7, 3-5 TIC).

Pasquotank def. Hertford County 24-26, 25-19, 25-11, 21-25, 15-10: The Lady Panthers (5-5, 1-1 Northeastern Coastal Conference) secured the league win against the Bears (1-4, 0-2 NCC) in five sets Thursday at Pasquotank County High School.

Perquimans def. Gates 25-19, 25-14, 25-16: The Lady Pirates (8-2, 2-0 Albemarle Athletic Conference) secured the league win against the Red Barons (8-2, 1-1 AAC) at Perquimans County High School Thursday.

Camden def. Manteo 25-21, 25-10, 25-17: Camden (10-2, 2-0 AAC) extended its winning streak to eight consecutive matches with the win against the Redskins (1-6, 0-2 AAC) at Manteo Thursday.


Northeastern 3, Manteo 2: Northeastern defeated Manteo Thursday evening at Manteo High School in a non-conference match.

Simeon Hurdle, a junior, paced Northeastern (6-2) with two goals, Hector Avila-Hernandez added a goal, while Brendan Byrum and Rigoberto Molina each had an assist in the victory.

Brandon Value was credited with 21 saves for NHS.

Manteo (2-5) travels to Kill Devil Hills to face rival First Flight Monday.


Northeastern 6, Bertie 3: The Lady Eagles (7-4, 5-1 Northeastern Coastal Conference) secured the league win at Northeastern High School Thursday.

NHS earned wins in singles from No. 3 Ellie Hornthal (6-2, 6-1) against Stephanie Castelloe, No. 4 Zoe Pureza (6-0, 6-0) against Kristen Teel, No. 5 Gracie Pierce (6-2, 6-4) against Carley Dawson and No. 6 Chloe Redd (6-0, 6-1) against MacKenzie Ray.

Bertie (3-5, 1-5 NCC) bested Northeastern in No. 1 singles with Lindsey Dickens with a 6-2, 4-6, 1-0(11-9) result against Olivia Sanders and Alyssa Byrum in No. 2 singles with a 7-5, 6-4 win against Madeline Twiford.

Northeastern clinched the match in doubles with wins from No. 2 Hornthal and Pureza (8-5) against Castelloe and Teel and No. 3 Pierce and Redd with an 8-2 result against Ray and Amy White.

Bertie won No. 1 doubles with the group of Dickens and Byrum with an 8-4 result against Sanders and Twiford.

Currituck 9, Hertford County 0: Currituck (5-5, 3-2 NCC) earned the conference win against the Bears (0-5, 0-5 NCC) at Hertford County Thursday.

Currituck secured wins in singles from No. 1 Marley Renner (6-0, 6-0) against Lacie Vinson, No. 2 McKenna Sweeney (6-0, 6-1) against Lanney Blandford, No. 3 Karrigan Belangia (6-0, 6-0) against Morgan Chadwick, No. 4 Isabelle Nekervis (6-1, 6-1) against Olivia Vann, No. 5 Madeline Dupre (6-0, 6-1) against Camille Eley and No. 6 Meara Kane (6-0, 6-0) against Dawson Weston.

The Lady Knights swept doubles with victories from No. 1 Lilly Nekervis and Samantha Phillips (8-2) against Vinson and Blandford, No. 2 Belangia and Dupre with an 8-1 result against Eley and Chadwick and No. 3 Caroline Boughn and Isabelle Nekervis with an 8-1 result against Vann and Faith Morphis.

John A. Holmes 9, Gates 0: Edenton (7-2, 3-0 Albemarle Athletic Conference) earned the league win against the Red Barons (0-3, 0-3 AAC) at Gates County High School Thursday.

The Lady Aces earned wins in singles from No. 1 Sydney Spear (6-2, 6-0) against Keeley Weber, No. 2 Lilly Bunch (6-0, 6-0) against Alexis Neathery, No. 3 Carson Ray (6-0, 6-0) against Stephanie Salter, No. 4 Bailey Rinehart (6-0, 6-0) against Alicia Bateman, No. 5 Caroline Stoltz (6-1, 6-0) against Emma Ward and No. 6 Olivia Hare (6-0, 6-0) against Natasha Hart.

Holmes swept doubles with the pairs of No. 1 Bunch and Spear (8-1) against Weber and Neathery, No. 2 Ray and Rinehart (8-1) against Salter and Bateman and No. 3 Trinity Copeland and Savannah Ester with an 8-1 result against Ward and Hart.