Boys' and girls' basketball ... boys' and girls' swimming ...
Defending 3-A state champion Jacksonville, the No. 4 seed in the East Region, nailed one of two first-half penalty kicks Saturday night and then shut out a stunned No. 1 seed Chapel Hill 1-0 to end the Tigers’ quest for a state title two games short of the goal. ... In other state quarterfinal playoff games involving area teams, Carrboro advanced on a late goal 1-0, NCSSM lost on the road and Woods Charter lost at home.
Granville Central upset at home' Jordan falls on second half goal on the road.
Jordan, Chapel Hill, NCSSM, Carrboro, Woods Charter and Granville Central all advance in second round. Northwood only area team eliminated.
The N.C. School of Science and Mathematics had three of the first five individual finishers to take win the state’s 2-A boys’ cross country team championship at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex — formerly Beeson Park — in Kernersville Saturday. Complete area results for all four classifications, all local teams and runners.
Six-time reigning 2-A state champion Salisbury holds serve 5-1 at Burlington Tennis Center.
N.C. Science & Math (17-0) stopped Carrboro (15-1) 5-2 in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2-A East Region dual team tennis championship to earn a berth in the state finals for the seventh time in as many years, the first since being reclassified from 1-A to 2-A at the end of last season.
1-A/2-A/3-A playoff roundup: Chapel Hill, Northwood, NCSSM, Carrboro, Woods Charter, Granville Central advance to second round of boys' soccer.
Carrboro, N.C. Science & Math and Research Triangle High School are among the favorites to take home state cross country championships in their classifications Saturday at the Ivey M. Redmon Sports Complex in Kernersville.
45-year-old Derryl Britt, 1-19 during his only season as the Unicorns’ girls’ basketball coach last season, has been named to replace Myles and will continue to coach the girls' team as well.
The N.C. School of Science and Mathematics made short work of visiting Dixon Tuesday, disposing of the Bulldogs 6-0 in the second round of the state 2-A dual-team girls’ tennis championships. ... Second round match between Durham School of the Arts and Carrboro is suspended because of rain with Carrboro leading in all six singles matches.
N.C. Science & Math, East Chapel Hill, Durham School of the Arts and Carrboro advance to second round of state dual-team tennis tournament ... In volleyball, Cedar Ridge wins, Chapel Hill falls setting up coin flip Wednesday for Big Eight 3-A Conference's Nos. 2 and 3 seeds in playoffs.... Durham Academy wins TISAC girls' golf title. ... Chapel Hill boys and Cardinal Gibbons girls win Big Eight Conference cross country championships ...
A look at Monday's area high school sports
Girls' state tennis playoffs start today with East Chapel Hill as the only PAC-6 program hosting a match in the opening round.
Boys' soccer, volleyball, girls' tennis, cross country ...