Lee Christian 61, Chatham Charter 47
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.
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.
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.
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.
NCISAA State Championships
Southern Lee 5, Union Pines 0
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals
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.
Lee Christian's middle school soccer team won the Triangle Middle School Conference season championship and the TMSC Tournament championship with an undefeated, 14-0-1, record for the season.
Lee Christian's girls cross country team edged Trinity Academy by a point to win the Carolina Christian Conference season championship Monday afternoon at the CCC final meet at Kiwanis Family Park.
After a rocky non-conference start, Campbell (3-3, 3-0) has hit its stride as the Fighting Camels remained undefeated in the Pioneer Football League, picking up their third straight victory downing Butler 28-9 Saturday in Buies Creek.
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament
Lee Christian and fellow cross country squads from seven visiting schools turned out for a tough run on a pleasant fall afternoon Monday at Kiwanis Family Park's running trail.
There were tense moments, but only moments, in each set for Lee Christian's volleyball squad as the Lady Falcons hosted a Carolina Christian Conference Tournament match.
Ben Grossfuss (Lee County) sealed the victory, scoring his third goal of the season in the 77th minute of the match, as Lynchburg (6-4, 3-1) won the battle of the Hornets, blanking Shenandoah 4-0.
Lee Christian d. Uwharrie Charter 22-25, 25-14, 25-20, 25-16
Grace Christian of Sanford 5, Grace Christian of Raleigh 0
Union Pines d. Southern Lee 19-25, 25-11, 25-13, 25-17
Campbell University opened Pioneer Football League play with its first victory of the season, downing Valparaiso 34-24 in front of a sellout crowd at Barker-Lane Stadium in Buies Creek.
SSS Spartans Cross Country Invitational