The rematch didn’t turn into a repeat for Chapel Hill as Hickory took a 71-53 win Saturday at UNC-Chapel HIll’s Carmichael Arena to deny the Tigers their second straight state 3-A title.
For second year in a row, Chapel Hill High girls must beat undefeated Hickory to win 3A baskeball championship
Most seniors are lucky to have two or three years with a coach but for Jessica Wall and Raziyah Farrington have known Chapel Hill coach Sherry Norris since they were in kindergarden.
Rematches highlight championship day in Chapel Hill
A year has passed since Chapel Hill coach Sherry Norris and Hickory coach Barbara Helms last matched wits in the 3-A state championship game at the Smith Center.
Chapel Hill will get chance to play for another 3-A state championship after winning the Eastern Regional championship on Saturday in a 61-41 victory over Rockingham County at Fayetteville's Crown Coliseum.
Reigning champion Tigers reach regional final
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Tigers rip Wilson Hunt, return to Eastern Regional
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Area wresters have good showing at state finals
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