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CAMERON, N.C. — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ track and field team placed third out of four teams in Thursday’s meet at New Century Middle School.
ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity baseball and softball teams saw a break from Sandhills Athletic Conference play this week, and only competed in one non-conference game apiece.
SPRING HILL, N.C. — The Ellerbe baseball team saw itself return to the .500 mark with a crucial Southeastern Middle School Athletic Conference win last Thursday.
RICHMOND COUNTY — Highlighting this week’s Middle School Sports Report was the Ellerbe Middle School girls’ soccer team remaining undefeated, while Hamlet and Rockingham middle schools competed in its annual soccer rivalry.
ROCKINGHAM — Momentum carried over from Thursday’s game is what Richmond Senior High School head soccer coach Chris Larsen noted as the difference maker in Friday’s soggy contest against Lumberton High School.
LAURINBURG — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ golf team had to wait an extra couple of days to play this week’s match at Scotch Meadows Country Club because of rain on Monday.
ROCKINGHAM — Lady Raider head softball coach Wendy Wallace told her team ahead of Thursday’s non-conference game that “it’s easier to adjust to faster pitching than slower pitching.”
RAEFORD — Eight days between matches due to rain caused the Lady Raider soccer team to “come out of the gates slow,” but its three goals were enough to return to the win column.
CHARLOTTE — The Richmond Senior High School varsity baseball team saw its 11-game winning streak come to an end Thursday on the road at non-conference Charlotte Christian School.
ROCKINGHAM — The toughest rivalry in Richmond County middle school sports took place Wednesday afternoon, as Rockingham Middle School hosted Hamlet Middle School on the baseball and softball diamonds.
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