On a cool, damp afternoon with a steady drizzle, the Grace Christian varsity men’s soccer team stepped on the field to begin, in earnest, its quest of claiming its first NCISAA 1A State Soccer Championship.
Grace Christian 10, Cresset Christian 0
Grace Christian (19-2-1, 9-0-0) completed its Carolina Christian Conference season championship
Lee Christian d. Wayne Christian 25-14, 25-7, 25-21
Grace Christian 9, Wayne Christian 0
Sergio Charco and Joe Urrutia scored two goals each and the Crusaders rolled to their 11th straight win at Wayne Christian Tuesday afternoon.
Lee County High School product Tristan Johnson is continuing to make his presence felt in his first season with the Carolina Hawks as he snagged two interceptions, returning one 65 yards for the Hawks’ only score in the game, as Carolina fell to the Charlotte Colts, 14-6
Grace Christian 9, Northwood Temple 0
Grace Christian 9, Cape Fear Christian 0
The Crusaders (12-2-1, 5-0-0) remained perfect in Carolina Christian Conference play at home Tuesday afternoon.
Playing at home for just the second time this soccer season, Lee Christian's offense found the back of the net a bunch for a 6-3 win over Carolina Christian Conference foe Neuse Christian Friday afternoon.
Lee Christian d. Neuse Christian 20-25, 25-9, 25-19, 25-17
Lee Christian d. Trinity Academy 26-24, 25-13, 25-14
The Lady Falcons (3-2, 3-1) got a Carolina Christian Conference victory with a sweep at Trinity Academy Tuesday evening in Raleigh.
Lee Christian versus Grace Christian - again. The Falcons and Crusaders came into the early-season county-rivalry soccer match having won Carolina Christian Conference matches on Tuesday by identical scores of 10-1.
Pinecrest 37, Beddingfield 25
After two Friday nights of racing out to huge leads, Pinecrest (3-0) fell behind 18-0 and came back for a victory Friday night in Wilson.
Lee Christian hosted its first-ever middle school cross country meet, with over 75 runners from five teams gathering for 3K races on a course throughout Kiwanis Family Park on a humid Thursday afternoon.
Lee Christian 10, Cresset Christian 1
Lee Christian rolled to a Carolina Christian win at Cresset Christian Tuesday afternoon and made it 18 goals scored in the last two matches.
Senior defensive end Andrew Stryffeler (LCHS) has been voted as one of the four 2013 team captains for Florida Atlantic University and will lead his Owls into Greenville Thursday night to face East Carolina University.
Lee Christian 8, Crossroads Christian 1
Lee County d. Gray's Creek 25-23, 25-19, 25-16
The Lady Yellow Jackets (2-2, 1-0) won their first-ever Cape Fear Valley match at home Tuesday night over Gray's Creek (4-1, 0-1).
Monday, Aug. 26
Providence Grove at Jordan-Matthews - 7:30 p.m.
Lee County at Spartanburg Christian (S.C.) - 7:30 p.m.
Southern Lee at Western Harnett - 7:30 p.m.
North Raleigh Christian 2, Grace Christian 0
Monday, Aug. 19
Harnett Central at Clayton - 3:30 p.m.
Gray's Creek at Lee County - 4:30 p.m.
Lee County kept its hold on the Lee Christian All-County Volleyball Tournament trophy for another year, winning it for the third time - all three years of the tournament - Saturday in a four-match marathon of volleyball for the Yellow Jackets, Southern Lee, Lee Christian and Grace Christian.
Triton at Cape Fear River Jamboree - 5 p.m. (scrimmage)
Western Harnett at Chatham Central - 6 p.m. (scrimmage)
Friday, Aug. 9
Chatham Charter at Voyager Academy Jamboree - 9 a.m. (scrimmage)
Minor league baseball
Charlotte at Durham - 7:05 p.m.
In one afternoon, with nine signatures within just a few minutes, Central Carolina Community College's volleyball program was renewed with a brand-new, all-freshman roster on Tuesday.