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Pungo Christian Academy weekly roundup

Varsity Baseball

The Raiders baseball team went 1–2 on the week to bring their record to 6 – 6 on the season (4–3 conference)

On Monday they beat Northeast Academy 15 –3. Junior pitchers Deacon Etheridge and Devin Cadle allowed just one hit in five innings. Freshman Bo Spencer led the team in hits going 3–3 with two stolen bases. Etheridge drove in a team-best four runs.

Tuesday the Raiders fell to Halifax Academy 19 –9, after leading 8-7 into the bottom of the 4th.  but Halifax rallied for four runs in each of the next three innings Juniors Fortino Beltran and Josh Reynold went 2–3 with two stolen bases.

Thursday the Raiders dropped a heartbreaker to Ridgecroft School 5 –4. PCA led 4–0 after three innings, but were held scoreless the rest of the way. Ridgecroft scored twice in the top of the 7th for the eventual winning runs. Cadle struck out eight in six innings. Josh Reynolds, Deacon Etheridge and Drew Van Staalduinen each went 1 – 3 on the day and Etheridge drove in two runs for the third consecutive game.

Boys Golf

The Raiders golf team lost to Ridgecroft School 128 to 135 on their lone match of the week on Tuesday. Senior Caeden Lyons led all golfers with a 38 on the day. Lyons is ranked 4th among NCISAA 1A golfers according to ShotStat and the Raiders team is now ranked 2nd in NCISAA 1A behind Crossroads Christian. The Raiders have already locked up a regular season championship, which is now their 7th consecutive TIC title.

Softball

The Lady Raiders ran their conference record to 8-0 and 8-3-1 overall with three wins this week, 10-0 over Northeast Academy and Ridgecroft and 7-5 over Lawrence Academy.

Sophomore Reagan Stoop had 25 strikeouts in 17 innings pitched. Senior Lauren Kellie Ricks led the way at the plate with six hits including a triple.

Riley Cutler, Emma Hanna, Ginny Grace Pugh, Melanie Rutledge, and Stoop all had multiple hits. Stoop had a two run homer. Melanie Rutledge hit two homers against Terra Ceia the week before break.

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Bath

Bath Fest to resume in September

Beaufort County

County accepts bid for industrial park lot

Coronavirus

N.C. lawmakers advance bill barring mandatory COVID-19 shots

Education

Northeast Elementary improvement team meeting is Monday

Beaufort County

School board presents proposed budget to county

News

DMV resumes regular road tests for drivers ages 15-17

Hyde County

Commissioners honor fallen hunter

Belhaven

Belhaven to celebrate National Train Day

Beaufort County

Bridge projects awarded in Beaufort County

Beaufort County

Relay for Life raises over $50,000

Beaufort County

Bath woman ‘shocked’ by $1M win

Beaufort County

Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks opening of P.S. Jones Memorial Park

Beaufort County

Sheriff declines commissioners’ invitation, citing ‘hostile, narcissistic environment’

News

Calls for justice at funeral of Andrew Brown Jr.

Beaufort County

Health department schedules J&J vaccine clinic; demand for vaccinations continues to drop

Beaufort County

Arrest made in drug bust

Beaufort County

Anonymous donor gives to local food bank

Coronavirus

Hyde County COVID-19 update

News

National organization provides grant for local veterans

Education

On Science Day, John Small students explore new concepts — and witness a world record attempt

Beaufort County

Roadside trash cleanup efforts resume

Beaufort County

County police force discussions continue

Beaufort County

Beaufort County Relay for Life schedule – April 30, 2021

Health

Local ladies band together for fitness