Lee County d. Gray's Creek 25-14, 19-25, 25-17, 23-25, 15-13
It didn't mean as much as if Grace Christian had been able to defeat Greenfield School the last time the two schools met on a soccer field. The Crusaders (13-2-1) hosted and beat the defending state champion Knights (2-8) 3-0 Thursday afternoon in a rematch of Greenfield's 1-0 win in the NCISAA 1A state final from last November.
Grace Christian 9, Cape Fear Christian 0
The Crusaders (12-2-1, 5-0-0) remained perfect in Carolina Christian Conference play at home Tuesday afternoon.
Wytheville C.C. d. Central Carolina C.C. 25-21, 25-11, 23-25, 25-8
Despite three road tests in a four-day span this week, and having played five of their last six matches on the road, Grace Christian's boys' soccer squad ran its winning streak to seven matches with wins over Neuse Christian, 10-1, Cary Academy, 3-0, and Trinity Academy, 4-0.
Lee Christian d. Neuse Christian 20-25, 25-9, 25-19, 25-17
Lee Christian d. Trinity Academy 26-24, 25-13, 25-14
The Lady Falcons (3-2, 3-1) got a Carolina Christian Conference victory with a sweep at Trinity Academy Tuesday evening in Raleigh.
Lee Christian versus Grace Christian - again. The Falcons and Crusaders came into the early-season county-rivalry soccer match having won Carolina Christian Conference matches on Tuesday by identical scores of 10-1.
Pinecrest 37, Beddingfield 25
After two Friday nights of racing out to huge leads, Pinecrest (3-0) fell behind 18-0 and came back for a victory Friday night in Wilson.
Lee County 1, Hoke County 0
The Yellow Jackets won their second straight match and turned around a 3-0 defeat at Hoke County from two weeks ago at home Thursday night.
Lee Christian hosted its first-ever middle school cross country meet, with over 75 runners from five teams gathering for 3K races on a course throughout Kiwanis Family Park on a humid Thursday afternoon.
Lee Christian 10, Cresset Christian 1
Lee Christian rolled to a Carolina Christian win at Cresset Christian Tuesday afternoon and made it 18 goals scored in the last two matches.
Gray's Creek 4, Lee County 0
Grace Christian 10, Community Christian 1
Senior defensive end Andrew Stryffeler (LCHS) has been voted as one of the four 2013 team captains for Florida Atlantic University and will lead his Owls into Greenville Thursday night to face East Carolina University.
Lee County d. Gray's Creek 25-23, 25-19, 25-16
The Lady Yellow Jackets (2-2, 1-0) won their first-ever Cape Fear Valley match at home Tuesday night over Gray's Creek (4-1, 0-1).
Monday, Aug. 26
Providence Grove at Jordan-Matthews - 7:30 p.m.
Tournament-host Ravenscroft won the 41st annual Ravenscroft Invitational Tournament Saturday, defeating Grace Christian 4-0 in the final match.
When scheduling for this soccer season, Grace Christian's head coach Chris Pratt knew he needed to come up with the toughest non-conference schedule possible to prepare his team for the NCISAA State Tournament.
Grace Christian 2, Charlotte Latin 0
Lee County at Spartanburg Christian (S.C.) - 7:30 p.m.
Southern Lee at Western Harnett - 7:30 p.m.
On a warm August afternoon, and playing in only their fourth match of a long season, Grace Christian’s soccer team didn’t seem bothered by the heat or by their opponent. In fact, the Crusaders played like they were in midseason form on their home field against a solid opponent in Hickory Christian Tuesday afternoon.
North Raleigh Christian 2, Grace Christian 0
Monday, Aug. 19
Harnett Central at Clayton - 3:30 p.m.
Gray's Creek at Lee County - 4:30 p.m.
Lee County kept its hold on the Lee Christian All-County Volleyball Tournament trophy for another year, winning it for the third time - all three years of the tournament - Saturday in a four-match marathon of volleyball for the Yellow Jackets, Southern Lee, Lee Christian and Grace Christian.
Wake Christian 0, Grace Christian 0
The Crusaders (1-0-1), an NCISAA 1A program, played to a scoreless tie at 3A Wake Christian (0-0-1) Thursday evening.