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Bennie Howard
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Shawn Stinson

Sports editor


FAYETTEVILLE — Despite losing at Pine Forest Friday night, Richmond Senior girls soccer coach Bennie Howard is seeing signs of improvement.

Pine Forest blanked Richmond 3-0.

“It’s like building a house, we are laying the foundation and starting to put up walls,” Howard said. “We’re growing as a team and it’s starting to show. I thought our goalie Meredith (McLean) played well and made some good saves. I thought we grew up a little bit.”

Howard said the Raiders (1-2-1) had a handful of scoring opportunities in the contest but were unable to find the back of the net.

The Trojans led 1-0 at halftime then added an insurance goal 10 minutes into the second half.

Richmond will return to the field 6 p.m. Monday at home against Marlboro County. The Raiders shutout the Bulldogs 9-0 earlier this week.

In the junior varsity game, Pine Forest scored the game’s only goal with less than 90 seconds remaining to pull out a 1-0 victory.

Track results still incomplete

ROCKINGHAM — The results of Richmond Senior’s first Southeastern Conference three-team track and field meet are still incomplete according to girls coach Reggie Miller.

Miller believes the boys team won their meet and the girls finished second to Pinecrest.

The boys team had at least five individuals finish first in their events. Jayvon Bower was first in the 100-meter, Travis Newton captured the 200 and Paul Fowler took the 110 hurdles. Brent Flowers won the triple jump and Tyler York grabbed the long jump.

Richmond also finished first in 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays.

On the girls side, Asiana Douglas was first in the long jump, Dasha Everett took first in the shot put and Brianna David finished first in the 100-meter hurdles. Richmond was first in the 4x100 relay.

Sports editor Shawn Stinson may be reached at 910-997-3111, ext. 14 or on Twitter @scgolfer.

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