Lee County's girls basketball team bounced back quickly and in a big way Saturday afternoon in its Holiday Basketball Classic.
Western Harnett 63, East Bladen 58
Southern Lee's second crack against Northwood this girls basketball season was clearly better than the Lady Cavs' first.
Jordan-Matthews 50, Wheatmore 43
43rd Annual WRAL IHIGH Invitational
After making a name for himself by leading the nation in rebounding last year at the junior college level playing for Wake Tech, Josh Mellete (Southern Lee)
North Moore’s improvement from two wins to six victories this football season was capped by eight Mustang players earning all-conference places within the Yadkin Valley Conference.
Pinecrest 56, R.J. Reynolds 46
Overhills 43, Southern Lee 42
Union Pines 69, Southern Lee 11
Both defending champs and both runners-up from last year’s tournament will be in the fields for the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Dec. 26, 27 and 29 at Lee County High School.
Southern Lee 75, Gray's Creek 64 - OT
Baddest Cat on the Mat
Rachel Spoon of Pittsboro was awarded a third-degree black belt and five other students received first-degree black belts from South Eastern Karate Association when the school held its quarterly examinations earlier this fall.
Anna Murr (Grace Christian) is quickly making a name for herself at Truett-McConnell College.
Chatham Central 58, North Moore 47
Girls basketball - Lee County 60, Gray's Creek 38
Boys basketball - Gray's Creek 58, Lee County 33
Ten Chargers, highlighted by Defensive Player of the Year Elijah Washington, made the Big Eight Conference's All-Conference Team for the 2014 football campaign as the honors were announced earlier this week.
Northwood 56, Northern Durham 42
Lee County 45, Athens Drive 39
Grace Christian 58, Wake Christian 22
Union Pines 82, Richmond 74
Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) was one of the eight Lenoir-Rhyne football players who were selected last week for the 2014 NCAA Division II Daktronics All-Super Region 2 team.
Northwood 67, Jordan-Matthews 45
Union Pines 71, Richmond 30