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Athlete of the Week: Jose Cortes

Athlete of the Week: Jose Cortes

JOSE CORTES Asheboro High School | Senior | Soccer Jose Cortes scored a total of 10 goals across two games as the Blue Comets rolled to a pair of victories. In a 9-1 romp past Oak Grove, Cortes, a senior, tallied four goals to go with an assist in the team’s Mid-Piedmont Conference opener. Two nights later, Cortes racked up six goals and another assist in a 9-0 blasting of Central Davidson. Those results gave Asheboro three consecutive games with nine goals. The Blue Comets carried an 8-0-1 record into this week.            
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Asheboro freshman kicks in right away

Asheboro freshman kicks in right away

Blue Comets welcome huge contributions from Letterlough ASHEBORO — Cameron Letterlough says one of the best parts about the opening weeks of the season has been forging relationships with his new teammates. He’s a freshman on the Asheboro boys’ soccer team. It seems like he has made quite an introduction on the high school scene. “I’ve just been scoring,” Letterlough said. “My team is really good and I have confidence to know when to shoot and not to shoot.” Letterlough racked up five goals in a 9-0 victory against Randleman. He followed that last week with two more goals in…
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Prep baseball awards go to area players, coaches

Prep baseball awards go to area players, coaches

ASHEBORO — Randleman third baseman Hunter Atkins was selected as the PAC-7 Player of the Year in baseball. Atkins's teammate Andrew Cox was picked as Pitcher of the Year in the league for the eventual Class 2-A state champions. The league’s Coach of the Year is Glen Hunt of Providence Grove. In the Mid-Piedmont Conference, Southwestern Randolph’s Bryson Hogan was picked as Player of the Year. Asheboro’s Brett Hoogkamp of the regular-season co-championship team was named Coach of the Year for the league.
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