Area scores: O'Neal's Majka sweeps hurdle state titles
J.H. Rose 6, Pinecrest 3
J.H. Rose (22-2) advanced through the second round of the NCHSAA 4A State Tournament in Greenville Saturday.
The Patriots (20-6) took a momentary 3-2 lead with two runs, on Dalton Bullard’s two-RBI single, in the top of the fourth. The Rampants answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning.
Ryan Bender’s RBI single moved Pinecrest to a 1-1 tie in the third inning.
Cape Fear Christian 10, Freedom Christian 0
Cape Fear Christian 5, Halifax Academy 2
Halifax Academy 10, Cape Fear Christian 2
Halifax Academy (15-4) won the NCISAA 1A state championship, advancing through the winners’ bracket, then defeating top-seeded Cape Fear Christian (19-4) in the second game of the final, Saturday at Oakwood School in Greenville.
The Lady Eagles lost in the second round of the tournament, then won three straight elimination games including game one versus Halifax.
Cape Fear Christian won the Carolina Christian Conference season and tournament titles this season.
From CFCA, Callie Ferrell and Julie Hodges made the NCISAA 1A Softball All-State Team.
East Montgomery 3, North Moore 2 - PKs
No. 1 (1A Midwest) East Montgomery (15-1-3) needed penalty kicks to survive and advance by No. 8 North Moore (6-7- 2) in the NCHSAA 1A second round Saturday.
The match was knotted 1-1 at halftime and 2-2 at the end of regulation.
Cardinal Gibbons 2, Northwood 0
No. 1 (3A East) Cardinal Gibbons (21-1-2) beat No. 16 Northwood (14-7) in the second round of the NCHSAA 3A tournament Saturday night in Raleigh. In three meetings this season, Cardinal Gibbons outscored the Lady Chargers 10 -1.
Cape Fear Academy 9, O’Neal 0
Top-seeded Cape Fear Academy (17-2) defeated No. 6 O’Neal (13-4) to win the NCISAA 2A state championship Saturday at Barton College. Cape Fear lost one match in three state-tourney victories. It’s the sixth state title in seven years for the Hurricanes.
The Falcons had upset No. 3 Arendell Parrott Academy in the quarterfinals as part of their state run.
Track and field
NCISAA 1A/2A State Championships
at American Hebrew Academy, Greensboro
Girls (25 schools)
1. St. David’s - 85
2. Burlington Christian - 68
5. O’Neal - 49
Boys (27 schools)
1. Victory Christian Center - 146
2. Westchester Country Day - 88
t25. O’Neal - 1
Top O’Neal results
Girls 100 hurdles - 1. Aleksandra Majka 16.16
Girls 300 hurdles - 1. Aleksandra Majka 51.61
Girls discus - 9. Aleksandra Majka 81-1.5
Girls 100 - 2. Rebecca Wooddell 13.18
Girls 4x200 - 5. O’Neal 1:56.36 (Lauren Dailey, Megan Bloom, Tyra Marsh, Destiny Gibson)
Boys 1,600 - 8. Josh Russell 4:55.41
Girls 4x100 - 4. O’Neal 54.84 (Tyra Marsh, Lauren Dailey, Megan Bloom, Rebecca Wooddell)
Girls 400 - 6. Destiny Gibson 1:06.11
Girls 200 - 6. Destiny Gibson 28.25
Girls 4x400 - 4. O’Neal 4:46.35 (Rebecca Wooddell, Lauren Dailey, Tyra Marsh, Aleksandra Majka)
NCHSAA 4A State Championships
at North Carolina A&T, Greensboro
Boys (61 schools)
1. Mount Tabor - 63
2. Apex - 57
t37. Overhills - 5
t54. Pinecrest - 2
Girls (50 schools)
1. Parkland - 89
2. Wakefield - 51
t31. Overhills - 4
Top Overhills results
Boys long jump - 10. Joshua McGowen 21-5.75
Girls 100 hurdles - 5. Kayla Mitchell 14.44
Boys 110 hurdles - 4. Joshua McGowen 14.61
Top Pinecrest results
Girls 4x800 - 10. Pinecrest 10:00.63 (Mulloy Manning, Jaleigh Jensen, Zia Matti, Rachel Von Cannon)
Boys 3,200 - 7. Chris Kelly 9:32.45, 9. Robert Anderson 9:42.13