Dequan Swann (Lee County) had one reception in North Carolina A&T’s 34-0 victory over Savannah State, but the one he had was a good one as the junior tight end reeled in a 17-yard crossing route for the Aggies’ first score of the day and Swann’s first touchdown of the season.
Leading by 13 with just over eight minutes remaining, Campbell put away Pfeiffer with an 18-1 run for an 89-61 victory in its season opener inside Gore Arena/John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center on Friday evening.
Campbell 97, Barber-Scotia 58
Campbell gets back into Pioneer Football League play today, traveling to conference-leading Jacksonville for a 1 p.m. start at D.B. Milne Field.
High school basketball season will tip off in Lee County tonight as Grace Christian holds its traditional season-opening Sanford Shootout tournament with quadruple-headers tonight and tomorrow.
Campbell will tip its men's basketball season, under second-year head coach Kevin McGeehan, hosting Barber Scotia at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Guilford College sophomore Reese Setzer (Lee County) has been named to the Capital One NCAA Division III Academic All-District V team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced this past week.
Dakota Wolf threw for 240 yards in his final home game, Akile Jones ran for 118 yards, and Campbell defeated Missouri Baptist 66-7 Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.
Pinecrest 49, Hoke County 18
Campbell steps outside of conference play this week, hosting Missouri Baptist in its 2014 home finale at 1 p.m. today at Barker-Lane Stadium.
Southern Lee's football team learned it could compete versus its county rival in last year's Brick City Bowl.
High school football
Southern Lee 14, Lee County 3
Hoke County (4-6, 1-3) at Pinecrest (8-2, 2-2) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Pinecrest 49, Hoke County 28
Lee County at Southern Lee - 7:30 p.m.
3A East - No. 5 Hunt (19-3) at No. 4 Southern Lee (18-1-3) - 7 p.m.
Michael Reives (Southern Lee) took advantage of a new starting position on the Averett defense to lead the Cougars (2-6, 1-5) to their first USA South Conference victory of the season, a 31-21 upset of Methodist.
Pinecrest 3, Ben L. Smith 0
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Western Harnett 27, Triton 25
Stetson’s Ryan Tentler tossed a go-ahead touchdown pass with four minutes remaining and Ryan Powers intercepted a Campbell throw at the goal line to push the visiting Hatters past the Camels, 28-24, Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium.
Campbell returns home, hosting Stetson with kickoff set for 1 p.m. today at Barker-Lane Stadium. It is Military Appreciation Day. All active and former military, as well as their families, will receive free admission to the game with valid military identification.
Pinecrest (8-1, 2-1) at Richmond (9-0, 3-0) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Pinecrest 21, Richmond 7
Lee County 2, Northwood 0
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.