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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps Have Tough Loss in WRAL 101.5 Championship Game of Holiday OT Tournament

Lady Caps beat Hillside to advance to the Championship Game. Photos from Hillside Game Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Cary Academy.

The Lady Caps faced the High School  OT.Com Holiday Invitational Tournament returning Champions Myers Park High School from Charlotte, NC on Saturday December 29, 2012 at Broughton High School.  The Caps fought back and got within three in the fourth quarter but ended up losing 56 to 48.  Justice Byrd, Senior, was hit hard and hurt in the second quarter and was out the rest of the game. Kaila Ealey, Sophomore, was the only Lady Caps in double digits to score 19 points and won The Most Outstanding Player of the Tournament. Justice Byrd was selected for the All Tournament Team.

Despite the loss, Broughton set a new tournament record for scoring, surpassing Orange's 1996 record with 196 total points in three games. The Lady Caps downed Holly Springs 62-60 Wednesday and beat Hillside 86-65 Thursday before falling in the title game.

The Lady Caps take on Wake Forest Rolesville at Wake Forest Rolesville on Friday, January 4, 2012 at 5:30 pm.  We look forward to a strong, winning season, and continue to strive to take home the Conference Champions' Title.

Photos from High School OT website:

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Lady Caps Beat Hillside 87-65 in SemiFinals of Holiday OT Tournament

The Lady Caps came out strong and never looked back. They beat Hillside 87-65 today after a physical game.  They will face Myers Park, who won in overtime, on Saturday December 29, 2012at 5:40 pm at Broughton for the Championship Game. Please come cheer for the Lady Caps.  Let's help them bring home the trophy from the Holiday OT Tournament. The last time Broughton Lady Caps won was 2010. 

Kailey Ealey led the scoring with 28 point. Megan Sullivan with 16 points and  Justice Byrd with 15 points also led the Caps in scoring.

Get the most updated information on Holiday OT Invitational website.

Go Lady Caps!!

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps Beat Holly Springs in Last Second Shot 62-60

Justice Byrd hit an amazing shot to win the game for the Lady Caps in the Holiday OT Invitational at Cary Academy today. The Lady Caps beat Holly Springs 62-60.  Please come support the Lady Caps tomorrow as they play Hillside at 1:30 pm at Cary Academy. 

Friday, December 21, 2012

The Varsity Boys Basketball team had two tough conference games in the past week. The Caps fell to Millbrook 51-50 last Friday night but rebounded with a 59-40 win at home over Leesville bring the record to 8-1.  The next game will take place at home in the Holiday OT tournament on Wednesday, December 26th at 4:00 PM. We play a very strong Person County team featuring UNC Greensboro recruit Tyrone Outlaw.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps Win Tuesday, December 18 Over Leesville by 24 points

Varsity Lady Caps come back from their loss to Millbrook last week to beat Leesville 53 to 29 on Tuesday.
Points:  Catherine Becton-2, Chelsey Floyd-2, Justice Byrd-2, Jamella Foster-4, Kimberly Spruill-5, Kaila Ealey-8, Nicole Bellamy-12 and Megan Sullivan was high scorer with 18 points.

The girls have the rest of the week off from games which gives them time to prepare for the High School Holiday Tournament December 26 through 29, 2012 at Cary Academy.  Please come support the Lady Caps on Wednesday, December 26 as they go against Holly Springs High School at 3:30 pm. 

We hope everyone has a wonderful Holiday Season!  Go Caps!!!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Broughton Needs Your Vote to Win!

After competing with 750 schools nationwide - Broughton is in the final round of the Under Armour Challenge. We need your vote, EVERYDAY from now until Jan 4, in order to win!

This is a competition to earn over $140,000 in uniforms, equipment and apparel, and we are facing a very strong opponent in FPCA from Georgia.

Here's how to vote:
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  3. Vote for Broughton! 
*Note: You must have a Facebook account to vote. If you don't have one, click here to create one. Use it to vote until Jan 4 and then delete it.

Please forward this note to family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and anyone else who would vote for Broughton. Please vote once each day between now and January 4, 2013.

Thank you for your support.

Monday, December 17, 2012

JV Lady Caps Dominate the Leesville Pride! 55-18

The JV Girls Basketball team dominated the gym floor of Leesville High School tonight with a 55-18 win.  In their final game before the holiday break, the Lady Caps successfully blocked a number of shots by Leesville. The girls pushed the ball ahead looking for and making many of their open shots.  And of course, their defense did not let up.

Katie Wadsworth drives to the basket for two!

Points Scored:  Katie Wadsworth-13; Emma Willard-12; Addie Yancey-7; Sallie Allen-4; Jessica Johnson-4; Josie Rouse-4; Brittney Smith-4; Lizzie Mann-3; Oshala Wilkins-Peebles-2; Eliza Taylor-2

The Broughton JV Girls return to the floor for their next game at 5:30pm on Thursday, January 3, 2013 in Broughton's Holliday Gym.  Please plan to come cheer on the undefeated JV Lady Caps!

Addie Yancey sinks both foul shots.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps take tough loss to Millbrook 56-40 Friday night

The Varsity Lady Caps had their first loss of the season to Millbrook Friday night. This was the first conference game.  The Lady Caps were within 3 points at halftime but ended up with a loss by 16.  The Lady Caps had several missed layups and other turnovers that contributed to the loss.  We continue to try and work well together as a team and anticipate a win on Tuesday. Also, we are playing in the High School OT at Cary Academy and look forward to wins in that tournament.
Points:  Catherine Becton-2, Megan Sullivan-2, Mariah Wall-2, Nadine Ealey-2, Dejah Cheatham-3, Kimberly Spruill-5, Justice Byrd-6, Kaila Ealey-8, and Nicole Bellamy-10

Please come support the Lady Caps as they take on Leesville High School on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 5:30 pm at Broughton.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

JV Girls Keep Their Winning Streak Alive, Defeating Millbrook 54-40!

JV Lady Caps used their aggressive defense again tonight to defeat the rival Millbrook Wildcats 54-40. Team Captain, Addie Yancey, led the ladies in scoring, but the girls continue to be unselfish with the ball.  Points for the evening:  Addie Yancey-10; Jessica Johnson-9; Josie Rouse-7; Katie Wadsworth-7; Brittney Smith-6; Emma Willard-6; Lizzie Mann-4; Amelia Rustin-3; Eliza Taylor-2.  The Caps crowd was great.  Thank you for coming out and showing your support!!  The last game before the Christmas Break starts at 5:30 pm. on Monday, December 17th, at Leesville High School.  The JV Lady Caps hope to see you there.
The Varsity Boys basketball team defeated Cary High School Wednesday night by a score of 78-43. The Caps travel to Millbrook Friday night at 7:00 for a conference showdown.

Please come support the team Saturday from noon - 4:00 PM at the Harris Teeter in Glenwood Village (corner of Oberlin and Glenwood) as we will be "Ringing The Bell" for The Salvation Army.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps dominate Cary Imps tonight! 82 to 34

The Varsity Lady Caps played a great game tonight to beat Cary. All ladies played tonight. It is a great start to a week of tough basketball. Jamella Foster was lead scorer tonight with 17 points. The Lady Caps play undefeated Millbrook on Friday December 14 at Millbrook at 5:30. Both teams are undefeated. Please come support our Lady Caps Friday night.
Points: Jamella Foster-17, Justice Byrd-14, Megan Sullivan-12, Kaila Ealey-10, Nadine Ealey-9, Dejah Cheatham-7, Kimberly Spruill-4, Catherine Becton-4, Mariah Wall-3, Chelsey Floyd-2

Caps Earn Under Armour's "Finding Undeniable" Finals

After competing against 750 schools across the country, Broughton High School is in the Under Armour "Finding Undeniable" Finals! 

We have to create a 1 minute video and tell why we think we are Undeniable and deserve to win. Once the video is submitted on Monday, December 17, we will need EVERYONE to vote EVERY DAY. So be on the lookout for instructions and PLEASE send it to EVERYONE you know. We are Broughton Strong and Undeniable!

Here is the link to the finals bracket to win $140,000 worth of equipment & uniforms!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Swimmers Dominate

This evening, for the first time in many years, both the women's and men's swim teams swept all their opponents in the same meet.
The women's scores were BHS 177  Durham Jordan 157  Wakefield 131  Fuquay-Varina 42
The men's scores were BHS 187  Durham Jordan 181  Wakefield  89  Fuquay-Varina 57

The men's meet came down to the last event, the 400 free relay.  All of the men swam great, but Brandon Hodnett wowed the crowd with an amazing 49.92 split.  We won that relay and our B relay took 5th which gave us enough points to secure our 6 point lead and the victory.

The women were led by Kelsey Moore who took first place in both the 100 butterfly and the 100 breaststroke in regional consideration times, Elisabeth Holmes who took first in both the 200 freestyle and the 500 free, and Rachel Shaw who won the 100 freestyle.  Great swims were had by Heather Johnson who took 4 seconds off her 200 freestyle time, Addie Folk who took 2.5 seconds off her 50 free time, and Ann Marie Stonehouse who took 3.5 seconds off her breaststroke time.

The men were led by Brandon Hodnett who took first in both the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle, Will Close who took first in both the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly, and Bancks Holmes who took first in both the Individual Medley and the 500 freestyle.  Great swims were had by Nick Chomette, who cut 3 seconds off his 200 freestyle time, Romeo Schneider who cut 2.5 seconds off his 100 freestyle time and 1.5 seconds off his 50 freestyle time, and Wynn Plaga who cut 3 seconds off his 100 freestyle time.

Great Meet CAPS!

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Caps Basketball Wins!

The Boys Varsity basketball team had a successful week with two non conference wins. The team defeated Apex on Wednesday 67-58 and Cardinal Gibbons 64-41 on Friday night. The boys are back on the court Wednesday night with a home game against Cary.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

JV Lady Caps Win Again, 53-33!

Friday, December 7th,  the JV Girls Basketball team continued their aggressive defense as they moved past the Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders to a 53-33 victory.  Leading the team in scoring was team captain, Addie Yancey, who had 13 points.  Other points contributors included Brittney Smith-12, Katie Wadsworth-10, Jessica Johnston-8, Eliza Taylor-8 and Emma Willard-2.  Way to go Lady Caps and Coach Willard.  Keep up the good work!!  Please come out and cheer on the JV Girls as they take on the Millbrook Wildcats Thursday, December 13th at 5:30 in the Holliday Gym.

Lady Caps Varsity Basketball Stay on Winning Streak This Past Week

Varsity Lady Caps started out the week beating Apex 63-55 on Wednesday night.  Last night, Friday, December 7, 2012 at the Father Thomas F. Price Classic Broughton Lady Caps took on the Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders.  Broughton defeated Cardinal Gibbons 64 to 46.  Please join us on Wednesday December 12, 2012 as the Lady Caps play against Cary at Broughton in the Cary Endowment Game at 5:30 pm and Friday December 14, 2012 as the Lady Caps take on Millbrook at Millbrook at 5:30 pm.

Kaila Ealey-15, Nadine Ealey-14, Justice Byrd-10, Megan Sullivan-7, Kimberly Spruill-5, Nicole Bellamy-5, Chelsey Floyd-4

Broughton girls' basketball remains undefeated with win over Cardinal Gibbons - High school -

Broughton girls' basketball remains undefeated with win over Cardinal Gibbons - High school -

Thursday, December 6, 2012

JV Lady Caps Roll Past Apex

The JV Lady Caps won their second game of the season on Wednesday night, defeating Apex High 48-28.  The Broughton girls showed great skill with their trapping and fast paced plays.  Katie Wadsworth led the team in scoring with 17.  Other scorers with a half dozen or more points were Josie Rouse-7, Addie Yancey-6, and Brittney Smith-6.  Be sure to come out tomorrow, December 7th,  at 5:30 to support the JV Lady Caps as they host Gibbons at 5:30pm!

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Caps in Final 4 of Under Armour Competition

Broughton has made it to the final 4 of Under Armour's "Finding Undeniable" Competition for $140,000 worth of uniforms and equipment.  Here is the link to the page with the final brackets (Caps vs Berkley High School in California) and the Caps' latest video - scroll to the bottom of the page to see the cool video the Broughton team pulled together to get us to the Final 4.

Stay may be needed for the next video to demo some beast workouts!

Go Caps!

Monday, December 3, 2012

Varsity Boys Basketball Team had a successful weekend against two Wilmington Schools. Broughton defeated defending 4A champion New Hanover by a score of 71-47 on Friday night then went on the road to Wilmington Hoggard and came away with a tough 54-48 win. The wins run the record to 4-0. The boys play Apex at home Wednesday night at 7:00 PM.

Sand Volleyball Interest Meeting

We are having an interest meeting for Men's and Women's Sand Volleyball! Broughton is starting a Sand Volleyball Club and we are very excited to provide another outlet for young volleyball players to practice and compete! The meeting will be held on Thursday, December 13th at 2:25 in Coach Daniels's room 1313. Please spread the word to anyone that would be interested to attend the meeting on Thursday. Additional information about the club will be provided at the meeting.

S. Joy Daniels

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Dive meet 11-30-12

Broughton Divers competed Friday night at NCSU.  The men were led by Will Sally who totaled 127.10 points and John Rogers with 103.10 points.  The women were represented by Charlotte Lowe, who scored 91.20 points.  All 6 of our divers performed very well, with only one missed dive among the 36 attempted.  Considering over half our divers are new to high school diving, their performance was incredible.  The next meet will be December 14 at NCSU.  

Swim Meet 11-29-12

The men's and women's swim teams competed against Cary, Heritage, and Smithfield-Selma on Thursday.  For the women, the scores were: Cary 197,  BHS 147,  Heritage 119, SSS 29.
For the men, the scores were: Cary 165,  Heritage 159, BHS 145, SSS 13.
We had some great swims, with Kelsey Moore, Elisabeth Holmes, Will Close, and Brandon Hodnett all qualifying for regionals in 2 events.  Our next meet is Thursday December 6 at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary.  We will be competing against Middle Creek, Enloe, and Cardinal Gibbons.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Varsity Lady Caps Basketball Win against Hoggard High School 59 to 32

The Lady Caps had a great day in Wilmington today. First, they warmed up by walking to the beach and then they played a great game to beat Hoggard High School by 27 points for a final score of Lady Caps 59 and Hoggard Vikings 32.
Points: Kaila Ealey-14, Nadine Ealey-11, Justice Byrd-11, Nicole Bellamy-11, Jamella Foster-6, Mariah Wall-2, Chelsey Floyd-2, Kim Spruill-1.

The Lady Caps travel to Apex this Wednesday, December 5 to play at 7 pm and Friday December 7 at 5:30 pm they play Cardinal Gibbons at Cardinal Gibbons.

The Lady Caps' record is 2-0 so far this season.