Prep Roundup: A look at Thursday's high school sports action

Oct. 18, 2013 @ 12:18 AM

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY|

DA’s Dekker wins TISAC title for 4th straight time


CARY — Durham Academy’s Eliza Dekker was the individual champion for the fourth consecutive year at the Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary Thursday.

Dekker beat runner-up Maddy Ringenbach of team champion Ravenscroft by by 35 seconds in 18:20.

In the team competition, it was Ravenscroft 29, Cary Academy 44 and Durham Academy third at 98.
 

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

Cary Academy wins 4th straight TISAC title


CARY — Cary Academy downed North Raleigh Christian Academy 27-44 to win its fourth straight Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference Cross Country title in a meet at WakeMed Soccer Park here Thursday.

Durham Academy was third with 76 points.

Ryan Speer of NRCA took first place in 15:48.

Jordan Pierce was Durham Academy’s top performer, finishing eighth in 17:36.

VOLLEYBALL

North Raleigh Christian 3, Durham Academy 0


DURHAM — North Raleigh Christian Academy defeated host Durham Academy 25-20, 25-18, 26-24 in a semifinal of the Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference tournament to advance to today’s finals.


HIGH SCHOOL SUMMARIES

Note to coaches — Email results by 10:30 p.m. night of event to sports@heraldsun.com. Include a cell number for immediate contact in case we have questions. Also, email playoff schedule, if applicable, including date, time, site and opponent to sports@heraldsun.com at least 24 hours before match.

GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY

TISAC CHAMPIONSHIP


at WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary

Team results — 1. Ravenscroft 29, 2. Cary Academy 44, 3. Durham Academy 98, 4. Wake Christian Academy 112, 5. North Raleigh Christian Academy 112, 6. St. Mary’s School 131. (Note: A sixth-place tiebreaker was employed to determine 4th and 5th places).

Individual top 3 — 1. Eliza Dekker (DA) 18:20; 2. Maddy Ringenbach (R) 18:55; 3. Emma Astrike-Davis (CA) 19:41.

Other Durham Academy scorers — 11. Katie Concannon 21:12; 28. Eliza Granger 23:21; 31. Abby Breitfeld 23:39; 32. Alice Ward 23:42. (Note, points differ in some cases from actual finishes because of the presence of non-scoring runners for other teams in the race.)

BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY

TISAC CHAMPIONSHIP


at WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary

Team results — 1. Cary Academy 27, 2. North Raleigh Christian Academy 44, 3. Durham Academy 76, 4. Ravenscroft 92, 5. Wake Christian Academy 136.

Individual top 3 — 1. Ryan Speer (NRCA) 15:48; 2. Josh Mitchell (CA) 16:15; 3. Blanton Smith (NRCA) 16:27.

Durham Academy scorers — 8. Jordan Pierce 17:36; 13. Tommy Mnson 17:56; 18. Ian Concannon 18:11; 20. Karl Von Zabern 18:26; 31. Kent Sutton 19:23.

VOLLEYBALL

NRCA 3, Durham Academy 0


25-20, 25-18, 26-24

North Raleigh Christian Academy advances to the finals of the TISAC Tournament at Durham Academy today.