NCHSAA State Tournament first round
Lee County junior Siranon Shoomee won her second consecutive individual state championship, coming from behind entering round two for the second straight year as well, with a 5-under-par 67 final round in the NCHSAA 3A State Championship at Longleaf Golf and Country Club Tuesday.
Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) led Lenoir-Rhyne on the ground with a career-best day, rushing for 195 yards, as the Bears remained undefeated rolling over Mars Hill 45-17.
Southern Lee drew a No. 4 seed and Lee County is a No. 13 seed, leading to a potential second round clash between the county rivals in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament, as the four state tournament brackets were released by the N.C. High School Athletic Association Monday.
NCHSAA 3A Mid East Regional Championships
Pinecrest 44, Purnell Swett 6
Marist’s Atiq Lucas ran for a 31-yard go-ahead score with 2:35 remaining handing Campbell its first Pioneer Football League loss, 27-20, Saturday at Tenney Stadium.
Campbell's football squad heads to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. putting its 4-0 Pioneer Football League record on the line at Marist today. Kickoff is scheduled for 12 p.m. at Tenney Stadium.
Terry Sanford 14, Lee County 12
Southern Lee 39, Westover 13
Douglas Byrd (1-7, 1-2) at Union Pines (5-4, 1-3) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Douglas Byrd 49, Union Pines 0
Northwood 2, Southern Durham 1 - OT
Southern Lee 5, Union Pines 0
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals
NCHSAA 3A East Regional Championship
Ben Grossfuss (Lee County) has been named the Lynchburg College “Athlete of the Week” as the sophomore forward scored the Hornets game winner in their 1-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan.
Scotland 29, Pinecrest 22
Two Rivers Conference Championships
David Salmon directed two late touchdown drives and Aaron Nichols’ interception set up the go-ahead score to lead Campbell to a 28-27 Pioneer Football League win over Davidson Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.
Union Pines d. Swansboro 25-14, 25-13, 25-17
Campbell puts its unbeaten Pioneer Football League record on the line today, hosting Davidson for homecoming. Kickoff between the Camels (3-3, 3-0 PFL) and the Wildcats (1-6, 0-3 PFL) is slated for 4 p.m. at Barker-Lane Stadium.
Southern Durham (7-0, 3-0) at Northwood (6-1, 2-1) - 7 p.m.
Last season - Southern Durham 56, Northwood 54
Pinecrest d. Scotland 25-19, 25-12, 25-21
Lee County's volleyball team, following its undefeated regular season and the Cape Fear Valley Conference season title, is the No. 1 seed in the NCHSAA 3A East half of the state volleyball tournament bracket as the 64-school field was released by the N.C. High School Athletic Association Thursday.
Southern Lee 1, Lee County 0 - OT
The second annual Carolina Lakes Halloween Run, for runners young and old, in normal or abnormal costumes, will be held Oct. 25 in the Carolina Lakes community.