Orange County schools have several players in the mix for all the marbles.
Carrboro’s girls and boys track and field teams each finished a strong second to T.W. Andrews Saturday in the NCHSAA 2-A Mideast Regional Track & Field Championship at Pinecrest High School.
Carrboro tennis dominated the Mideast 2-A state boys’ individual tennis regional Saturday, providing all-Carrboro finals in both singles and doubles.
Jason Tudryn, who took Carrboro High School into the varsity football ranks and came within an eyelash of winning a state title in his sixth season at the helm, has left the program to join the staff of North Carolina coach Larry Fedora. ... Plus, rain claims much of Tuesday's schedule including some dual-team tennis playoff action, PAC-6 4-A track championships and PAC-6 golf championship.
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.