Archive for March 3, 2013


#4 Women’s Basketball Finishes Regular Season Perfect

The Buccaneers Women’s Basketball team took down #8 Louisburg College at Louisburg 78-75 to complete the season a perfect 28-0 and 14-0 in conference. The Bucs were led by Anika Jones who poured 21 points and added 8 rebounds. Freshman Kadesha Gibbs posted a double double with 17 points and 14 boards. Freshman Jillyan Murray and Sophomore Matrice Sweezy also posted double digit scores with 14 and 13 respectively. Sophomore Samiya Pitts dished out 8 assists in the win.

The Bucs went into the half up 40-39 thanks to a half court shot by Sweezy that fell as the buzzer went off. The Bucs maintained the lead for the rest of the second half. Head Coach Tommy Edwards said, “I am very proud of the way our players played and they worked hard to make this a special season. I hope the success carries over into the tournament.” With the win Catawba Valley CC is outright regular season Conference Champions. and will be the #1 seed in next weeks conference tournament with the winner of the tournament advancing to East Peoria, Illinois for the NJCAA Division II National Championship.

Sophomore Anthony Hilliard.  Photo provided by SportsFotos.

Men’s Basketball Tallies 20th Win of the Season 76-70 over Wake Tech

Sophomore Anthony Hilliard. Photo provided by SportsFotos.

The Buccaneers Men’s basketball team beat Wake Tech Community College 76-70 in Raleigh, NC to capture a 20 win season. Sophomores Anthony Hilliard and Preston Earle led the Bucs with 17 points a piece. Sophomore Isaiah Cuthbertson also scored in double digits posting 11. Andrew Bost led the Eagles with 21 points.

The Bucs have finished up their regular season with a 20-10 overall record and a 9-6 record in conference action. They will be back to action on Friday March 8 for the NJCAA Division II Region 10 / District 6 Tournament starting on Friday at 1:00pm. CVCC will be hosting the tournament at the Tarlton Complex on CVCC’s campus.

Baseball Sweeps Double Header Against Conference Foe Wake Tech

Game 1:

The Buccaneers Baseball team jumped out to an early lead on Wake Tech and captured a 12-2 victory on Saturday at Hickory, NC.

The game was decided quickly as the Bucs exerted their will early with six runs in the first three innings. A sacrifice fly by Derek Deaton during the first inning and an RBI single by Bryson Bowman, a fielder’s choice, an error, an RBI single by Blake Myers, and an RBI double by Deaton in the second inning supplied the early offense for the Bucs.

Deaton put himself in scoring position with three extra-base hits for the Bucs.

Robert Whaley picked up the win for the Bucs. Whaley pitched six innings and allowed two earned runs, five hits and one walk while striking out three.

Bowman, Deaton and Myers helped lead the Bucs. They combined for 10 hits and five RBIs.

The bottom of the first saw the Bucstake an early lead, 1-0. Ryan Smith started the rally for the Bucs with a single.

Wake Tech scored one run in the top of the fourth to cut its deficit to four. A solo home run by Ryan Kennnedy sparked Wake Tech’s rally. The Bucs stopped the rally after Whaley got Jarrick Oxendine out.

The Bucs answered Wake Tech’s top inning with five runs of their own in the fourth. The Bucs scored on an RBI double by Deaton, a sacrifice fly by Loren King, an RBI single by Kurt Stabasefski, a walk by Smith, and a wild pitch.

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Game 2:
Three first-inning runs helped the Bucs to a 6-1 win over Wake Tech at Hickory, NC on Saturday.

The Bucs were led by a flawless day at the dish by Bryson Bowman, who went 3-3 against Wake Tech’s pitching. He homered in the second inning and singled in the first and sixth innings.

Jordan Lafone brought the heat against Wake Tech during his outing. Wake Tech managed just two hits off of the the Bucs’ pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out six during his seven innings of work.

Wake Tech’s lone run of the ballgame came in the first inning on an RBI double by Josh Holcomb.

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