Wednesday’s Local Roundup

By: Staff Report

LUMBERTON — St. Pauls’ Tristian Lupo and Monta Smith finished as the top two runners at the Three Rivers Conference cross country meet on Wednesday at Luther Britt Park in Lumberton.

Corry Addison led the way for the Golden Tornadoes in third, with Jessie Pratt crossing the finish line for a fifth-place finish.

Daniel Murray finished as South Robeson’s top runner and Gary Locklear earned top honors for Red Springs.

In the girls race, Keira Bryant finished ahead of the pack for the Lady Red Devils to log top honors.

Jazmine Lorenzo led St. Pauls and Tajay Monroe paced South Robeson. Itzia Tellez finished ninth for Red Springs.

Whiteville took five of the top 10 spots with Hannah Duncan, Fatima Reyes, Alexandria Bellamy, Arianah Jamison and Maria Rojas leading the team.


The Lumberton soccer team earned a convincing 5-0 victory over Richmond on Wednesday, setting up an intriguing match with Pinecrest tonight in Lumberton.

Rene Altamirano finished with a hat trick for the Pirates, who jumped on the Raiders early with a goal and added three more in a second-half flurry to seal the victory for the hosts.

Christian Santos scored the opening goal on a pass from Cole Lewis and Josh Britt netted a score on an assist from Sammy Cruz. CJ Nemeroff and Kendric Perry also logged assists in the contest for Lumberton.

Joan Carrillo finished with eight saves in goal to earn the shutout.

In Pembroke, Seventy-First earned a 5-0 victory over Purnell Swett. The Rams host Hoke County on Monday night.

In Three Rivers Conference action, Whiteville earned a 5-0 victory over St. Pauls.

Staff Report