Lady Eagles nip Pender, 1-0

BURGAW – East Bladen scored on a penalty kick and nipped Pender County on Friday, 1-0.

The win improves the Lady Eagles to 5-1 overall, 1-1 in the conference.

Midway through the first half, Patience Ward got yanked down inside the netminder’s box and East Bladen was awarded a penalty kick. Hannah Devane stepped in and rocketed home the goal fora 1-0 Lady Eagles edge.

East Bladen’s defense took over from there and kept the Lady Patriots at bay. The Lady Eagles outshot Pender County by a 23-1 margin.

East Bladen will play host to Heide Trask on Tuesday at 5 p.m.


Lady Knights fall


In Rocky Point on Friday, the Lady Knights couldn’t generate any offense and fell 2-0 to Heidi Trask in a Four County Conference match.

West Bladen falls to 1-7 overall and 1-1 in the conference.

The Lady Knights was scheduled to host South Columbus on Monday in a non-conference match at 6 p.m., then travel to Burgaw to face Pender County in a conference match Tuesday at 5 p.m.