Senior center Catherine Romaine neared lofty triple-double territory Saturday afternoon, scoring eight points, grabbing 10 rebounds and blocking nine shots as No. 1 and undefeated Chapel Hill came from six points down in the final quarter to eliminate No. 2 seed West Craven in the NCHSAA 3-A East Regional girls' championship game.
The 3-A Orange boys, 3-A Chapel Hill girls and 4-A Hillside girls all advanced and return to Crown Coliseum today looking to win one more game and advance to state-championship Saturday on March 15.
No. 1 Chapel Hill is a game away from another shot at a state championship. The Tigers beat No. 4 Cameron Union Pines 64-37 in the 3-A girls’ state quarterfinals Thursday.
Tigers' near misses last two years have them ready for season's biggest games, despite two-day delay prompted by postponement Tuesday night. Chapel Hill opens state quarterfinal playoff action at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6.
The East Region’s top-seeded Chapel Hill girls remained undefeated with a 58-34 win over No. 9 Northern Guilford in the Sweet Sixteen of the state 3-A basketball playoffs Friday.
Three girls’ and three boys’ teams enter the Sweet 16 of the N.C. High School Athletic Association basketball tournament Friday, Feb. 28, including at least two distinct favorites in No. 2 4-A boys’ seed Northern and undefeated No. 1 3-A girls’ seed Chapel Hill.
That explosive fast break was just part of J.D. Brooks' 18-point scoring barrage in helping the No. 1 seed and host Panthers bounce Chapel Hill out of the state 3-A playoffs, 72-63.
Tigers boys edge Western Guilford on buzzer-beating shot; Chapel Hill girls stay unbeaten with dominating win over Topsail
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.
The No. 1 seed Tigers were challenged in the Big Eight 3-A Conference girls’ tournament championship game against No. 2 Cardinal Gibbons here Friday night. The Tigers trailed by five points at the end of the third quarter before pulling out a 48-38 victory on their home floor.
A fired-up and focused Southern boys' team with three players in double digits edged Chapel Hill on its home court 52-48 Thursday night while the undefeated Chapel Hill girls downed Southern in the girls' semis.
With 2 seconds remaining in the game, Northwood junior point guard Ti Pinnix muscled his way into an interior shot that had been money for him all night. A basket would tie the game and send it to overtime.
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.
Chapel Hill has won four straight conference championships.
Chapel Hill held on to win the boys’ team championship and break a long Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons streak on Saturday night in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A swimming and diving championships at the Triangle Aquatic Center.