In just his seventh game as an East Carolina University Pirate, junior Akeem Richmond (SLHS) played an integral part in setting a new ECU school record for three pointers made in a game as the Pirates routed St. Andrews, 111-59.
Weather-permitting, as has been the case all spring - and even back into basketball season, the Cape Fear Valley Conference baseball, softball and soccer tournaments will get underway Monday evening.
Lee County senior Alston Scott fired his second straight shutout as the Yellow Jackets squared the season series with county rival Southern Lee with a 3-0 win at Lee County Thursday night.
Lee County's softball team completed a regular season sweep in its county rivalry with Southern Lee winning 13-0 in five innings Thursday night.
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NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships
Southern Lee spoiled rival Lee County's senior night, or specifically, Lee County's Maritza Santos Night, as Lady Cavalier forward Laurynn Ansted scored from near and far, striking for four goals and leading Southern Lee to a 5-0 victory and a county rivalry season sweep Wednesday night.
Trey North threw a perfect game, the first Lee County High perfect game in 19 years, and Tyler Holder threw a no-hitter, all on the same night
Southern Lee 15, Terry Sanford 5
Lee County already had the Cape Fear Valley Conference golf title in hand, for the Yellow Jackets' second straight conference championship
The Southern Lee at Lee County baseball and softball games, originally slated for Thursday evening, have been rescheduled to Friday at Lee County due to the expected weather forecast for Thursday.
Southern Lee 7, Western Harnett 2
Lauren Martin (Northwood), Caroline Womble (Western Harnett) and JT Howington (WHHS) all received awards this past weekend at the William Peace University
Simply thinking and chatting about Dalton Cox's usual day as a student and athlete around Lee County High School is exhausting. Doing it, at least for Cox, is actually energizing, says Cox, and keeps him going to the best of his ability.
When Sam Bradley gets his profile published on the University of West Alabama's golf website and media guide soon, it'll have Lee County High School as where he's a graduate of. Sanford Golf Course will deserve a mention, too.
Union Pines 1, Southern Lee 0
Lee County's magic number was one for most of the Yellow Jackets' baseball game at Cape Fear Valley Conference-leading Terry Sanford Friday night.
Union Pines doubles team Ben Williams and Dylan Dinkins won their third consecutive Cape Fear Valley Conference championship leading six Vikings in all who kept their tennis seasons going for at least one more week Thursday at the CFVC Championships at Southern Lee.
Union Pines edged out Lee County on the boys' side and Terry Sanford for the ladies' title at the Cape Fear Valley Conference track and field championships Thursday at Reid Ross Classical School.
Lee County's softball team lost the lead, but then won in walk-off fashion, in the seventh inning, for a key victory at the top of the Cape Fear Valley Conference standings versus visiting and CFVC-leading Gray's Creek Thursday night.
Lee County pitcher Alston Scott has Gray's Creek's number.
In March at Gray's Creek, Scott pitched a three-hitter as the Yellow Jackets won 3-1.
Southern Lee 10, Westover 0
The Cape Fear Valley Conference tennis tournament got underway at Southern Lee High School and O.T. Sloan Park yesterday and it was conclude with the singles and doubles titles being played out at Southern Lee this afternoon.
Lee County won the Cape Fear Valley Conference's boys' golf championship for the second straight spring, clinching the crown with one league match to spare, Tuesday afternoon at Gates Four Country Club.
A trip to New Orleans and playing in a national championship tournament will be a fitting way to close a long journey, as long as six or seven years long for some, for the Brick City Blaze volleyball club.
After recently collecting his second win of the season for East Carolina, Nick Durazo (Lee County) continued to be a strong presence on the mound, notching his first two saves of the year last week for the Pirates.
SANFORD - Southern Lee made it a 3-1 week and seven wins in its last eight baseball games with a 5-2 win against visiting rival Western Harnett Saturday night at Cavalier Stadium.