East Chapel Hill, N.C. Science & Math, Carrboro and Granville Central high schools are area leaders in fall sports Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions, the N.C. High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday.
All-PAC-6 teams named in football, field hockey, boys' soccer, girls' and boys' cross country and girls' tennis.
Ricky Council pumped in 24 points to lead all scorers. Kentrell Barkley ripped the nets for another 19, while rejecting shot after shot under the boards and muscling in to get a number of takeaways.
Boys' and girls' basketball ... boys' and girls' swimming ...
The New Hanover football team on Friday night put its first-round playoff fortunes in the capable hands of all-purpose back Ramone Simpson.
Simpson's five touchdowns paced a 40-0 final over visiting Northern. The Wildcats (9-3) now face a rematch with Hoggard in the second round of the 4A brackets, on the Vikings' home turf.
This is a look at Friday, Nov. 15th's eight state playoff football games encompassing nine area football programs. Game-by-game breakdowns include playoff classification, East Region seeding and overall records.
4-AA — No. 10 South View (8-3) at No. 7 Riverside (8-3), 7 p.m.
4-A — No. 12 Clayton (7-4) at No. 5 Hillside (8-2), 7 p.m.
4-A — No. 10 Northern (3-8) at No. 7 Wilmington New Hanover (8-3), 7 p.m.
3-AA — No. 15 Chapel Hill (4-7) at No. 2 Southern (9-2), 7 p.m.
3-AA — No. 11 Rocky Mount (8-3) at No. 6 Orange (10-1), 7 p.m.
3-A — No. 10 Northwood (8-3) at No. 7 Mebane Eastern Alamance (8-3), 7 p.m.
2-AA — No. 13 Hertford County (6-5) at No. 4 South Granville (9-2), 7 p.m.
1-AA — No. 5 Granville Central (7-4) at No. 4 Princeton (8-3), 7 p.m.
The first of a two-part look at Friday’s eight state playoff games encompassing nine area football programs. Today's highlights: Chapel Hill at Southern, Granville Central at Princeton, Northern at New Hanover and Hertford at South Granville. ... Coming tomorrow: Clayton at Hillside, Rocky Mount at Orange, Northwood at Eastern Alamance and Hertford at South Granville.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association on Saturday released the seedings and matchups for Friday's opening round of the state football playoffs in eight classifications and nine area teams made the field.
Riverside finished its regular season in style with a 41-16 win over Northern as senior running back Joel Evans ran for 273 yards on 20 carries and four touchdowns.
Today's preview of area high school football games incorrectly reported the site for tonight's Northern at Riverside football game. The game will be played at Riverside High School at 7 p.m.
Orange and Southern meet in the area game of the year Friday, Nov. 8, the first meeting of the Big Eight 3-A Conference co-leaders as fellow 3-A members. But while Friday's regular-season finale will decide the Big Eight title, it might not be the last time the two face off this season. Two of the top 3-A programs in the state, they could very well face each other again in the playoffs. Both teams have already locked up playoff berths. A look at all 10 high school games involving area teams on Friday's schedule. Note: Northern-Riverside tonight is at Riverside.
Lucas runner Ricky Council III makes it two titles in a row.
Former Northern High player returns to Cameron but No. 2 Blue Devils easily win exhibition game
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.
Once 0-6, Knights close in on playoff berth