Grace Christian's girls soccer team improved to a 7-0 record Friday afternoon. The Lady Crusaders, attested by their head coach Chris Pratt, also got the toughest half they've faced all season thanks to city rival Lee Christian.
Jordan-Matthews 2, Graham 0
Southern Lee 12, Westover 2
Grace Christian head coach Chris Pratt spent a few stretches of the first half letting Madison Bolen, his standout midfielder, know she was being too unselfish.
Union Pines 2, Southern Lee 1
Monday, Mar. 17
Chatham Charter at Lee Christian - 4:30 p.m.
On one sunny field Friday afternoon at Grace Christian, everything went according to plan for the Lady Crusaders, while on a second field on the campus, nothing went well for the home team.
Southern Lee 11, Douglas Byrd 10
Southern Lee rallied from a 10-3 deficit
With the Most Valuable Offensive Player honor at the National Association of Christian Athletes National Tournament two weeks ago, Anna Murr finished an all-conference, all-state and All-American basketball career at Grace Christian.
Sunday, Mar. 9
Women's basketball - Big South Conference Tournament final at Conway, S.C. - TBA
Grace Christian seniors Anna Murr and Karinda Farrant will be teammates for one last basketball game today for the East team in the inaugural 2014 Upward North Carolina Private School All-Star Basketball Game.
Grace Christian 3, Kerr-Vance Academy 2
Grace Christian completed its girls basketball season winning three of four games and finishing runner-up at the National Association of Christian Athletes National Championship last week in Tennessee.
Overhills 12, Western Harnett 6
Local high school basketball fans should make plans to join WBFT TV 46 Sports for “Applebee’s Full Court Press” the next two Monday nights, March 3 and 10 at 7 each night, as the Applebee’s Lee County Player of the Year will be decided.
NCHSAA 3A State Tournament third round
- Union Pines 62, Rocky Mount 56
Wednesday, Feb. 26
NCHSAA State Tournament second round
With his senior baseball season still to play, and a season in which the Crusaders will be looking to build on major strides from last spring, Grace Christian senior Aaron Ayers signed to keep
No. 3-seeded Halifax Academy (22-2) rallied from six points down at halftime to top No. 2 Grace Christian (24-3), 60-56, in the semifinals of the NCISAA 1A State Tournament Friday night at Forsyth Country Day School.
NCISAA 1A State Tournament - semifinal
No. 3 Halifax Academy 60, No. 2 Grace Christian 56
No. 2-seeded Grace Christian (24-2) advanced into the state semifinals with a 70-42 rout over No. 7 Hobgood Academy Thursday night in the NCISAA 1A State Tournament at Calvary Baptist Day School.
NCISAA 1A State Tournament quarterfinal
No. 2 Grace Christian 70, No. 7 Hobgood Academy 42
Grace Christian 78, Cape Fear Christian 73 - OT
West Montgomery at Chatham Central - 2 p.m.
Southern Lee at Lee County - 2:30 p.m.
Union Pines at Gray’s Creek - 4:30 p.m.
Western Harnett at Cleveland - 6 p.m.
Corinth Holders at Triton - 7 p.m.
Lee County will host Southern Lee for a varsity basketball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, with the girls game tipping off at 1 p.m. and the boys game at 2:30 p.m.