Friday afternoon’s state tournament soccer match at Grace Christian was going to be a first one way or the other.
NCHSAA 1A first round
- North Moore 15, Union Academy 7
- South Stokes 3, Chatham Central 2
Lee Christian closed out its baseball season with a 3-2 victory over visiting O'Neal on Thursday afternoon.
NCHSAA State Tournament first round
Grace Christian’s girls soccer team won its first-ever conference tournament championship on Saturday in an All-Sanford clash for the Carolina Christian Conference tournament title, beating Lee Christian 6-3 in the final hosted by Wayne Christian School.
Lee Christian and Grace Christian prevailed in the semifinals of the Carolina Christian Conference girls soccer tournament Thursday at Wayne Christian School to make Friday night’s CCC championship game a neighborhood rivalry.
Overhills 4, Southern Lee 3 - OT
Grace Christian 4, Community Christian 3 - OT
* Carolina Christian Tournament semifinal
Lee County 11, Athens Drive 8
The Lady Yellow Jackets avenged a 10-9 loss to Athens Drive at home earlier this season with a victory in Raleigh Wednesday evening.
Grace Christian 17, Northwood Temple 0
Montgomery Kirby threw a five-inning no-hitter as the Crusaders (12-7) rolled through the quarterfinals of the Carolina Christian Conference Tournament at home Tuesday afternoon.
Grace Christian 7, Neuse Christian 0
Freshman Torie Boyte scored a hat trick leading the Lady Crusaders (9-8-2, 6-2-0) to a Carolina Christian Conference win at Neuse Christian Friday afternoon.
Lee Christian scored two goals in the final eight minutes of the match to defeat Jordan-Matthews, 3-2, Thursday afternoon.
Monday, April 22
Lee Christian at Cape Fear Christian - 4 p.m.
Friendship Christian at Grace Christian - 5 p.m.
Triton at Cleveland - 6 p.m.
Cary 9, Lee County 7
The Lady Yellow Jackets fought back multiple times, including with a three-run rally to make a 7-7 tie through five innings, but Cary (5-10, 4-8) took the lead for good in the sixth inning
Led by Makaila Gillum having a boot in eight of nine goals on the day, Lee Christian moved to a winning record in the Carolina Christian Conference with a 9-0 victory over visiting Northwood Temple Tuesday afternoon.
Southern Lee 4, Western Harnett 3
The Cavaliers got a complete game on the mound by Derek Jackson and swept Western Harnett for the regular season Tuesday night at Tramway Road Park.
After a disappointing result for Lee Christian against crosstown rival Grace Christian on Monday, the Lady Falcons rebounded in a big way with a 12-3 win at Cresset Christian.
Grace Christian 7, Lee Christian 2
Madison Bolen scored four Lady Crusader goals and Torie Boyte scored a hat trick to lead Grace Christian (4-3-1, 2-0-0) to a victory over visiting Lee Christian (2-5, 2-2) Monday afternoon.
If Monday evening’s city rivalry baseball game between Lee Christian and Grace Christian had been last team to score before daylight ran out, the host Crusaders would’ve been in trouble.
Tuesday, Mar. 26
Monday, Mar. 25
• Lee Christian at Grace Christian - 5 p.m.
• Western Harnett at Terry Sanford - 7 p.m.
Lee Christian’s girls soccer team scored early and often, rolling to a 10-1 win over visiting Crossroads Christian Friday afternoon.The win made it back-to-back Carolina Christian Conference victories for the Lady Falcons.
Lee Christian's girls soccer team earned its first victory of the season on Tuesday, taking the lead early on and getting a 4-1 conference victory against Wayne Christian.