Area teams lead or share leads in five of six conferences that include area high school interscholastic athletic programs after the winter season in Wells Fargo Conference Cup competition.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association on Saturday announced its brackets for the state 1-A/2-A/3-A/4-A boys’ basketball tournaments which begin Monday night. No. 1 seeds went to the Chapel Hill (3-A) and Granville Central (1-A) girls and to the Orange (3-A) boys.
Area 2-A, 3-A and 4-A wrestlers who finished in the top four of their weight classes in regional competition Sunday and Monday will take to the mats at the Greensboro Coliseum Thursday through Saturday for NCHSAA championship competition. Area 1-A qualifiers will begin state title competition Friday and continue on Saturday.
Durham’s North Carolina School of Science and Math used its depth on Thursday night to capture the men’s team title at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A/2-A swimming and diving championships at the Triangle Aquatic Center. ... Carrboro's girls take 3rd, NCSSM girls 5th.
Chapel Hill sweeps Big Eight 3-A Conference boys and girls swim meet ... Wrestling, girls basketball, boys basketball results
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.
High school basketball results
Last year's 2-A state runners-up fall at Kill Devil Hills First Flight, the undefeated No. 1 seed in the tournament, in the East Regional championship game.
Jaguars one win away from returning to state championship match
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.
Maddie Futch scored off a penalty corner with 5.6 seconds left in the second overtime Saturday to lift East Chapel Hill to its sixth consecutive N.C. Field Hockey Association state title.
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.
A sweeping postgame brawl that involved Northern Vance and Oxford Webb players Friday night and at least one assistant coach cast a dark shadow on the Warriors’ season-ending 21-20 win Friday at Viking Stadium.
East Chapel Hill escapes Charlotte Catholic 2-1 in penalty shot round; Carrboro downs Chapel Hill 3-1 in other semifinal to set up Orange County title match at 3:30 today.