Lee County (20-3), the Cape Fear Valley's season co-champ and tournament champ, will host Coastal Conference champ Swansboro (17-5) in a third round state tournament softball game at 6 p.m. this evening.
As Chandler Patterson’s freshman year comes to a close, she has made quite an impression on a senior-heavy team, finishing at the top of several Campbell softball offensive categories.
Lee County 6, Western Alamance 5
Northwood 1, Southern Lee 0
Alston Scott's pitching and hitting at just the right time, including one such double by Scott, led Lee County through to the second round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament with a 3-0 win over visiting Rocky Mount Wednesday night at Lee County.
Lee County's golf team made the most of its first appearance in an NCHSAA state golf championship in 15 years.
Lee County's Dalton Mauldin was one shot behind the leader and in a six-way tie for second place midway through the NCHSAA 3A State Championships Monday at Longleaf Golf and Country Club.
Lee County's and Southern Lee's baseball squads will host first round state tournament games Wednesday, Lee County against Rocky Mount and Southern Lee against Northwood, in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament.
Chatham Central High School product, Zach Burke has been named to the All-Region 10 Second Team as a pitcher after finishing a perfect 7-0 on the mound during the regular season for the 18th-ranked Wake Tech C.C. Eagles.
Lee County senior Emily Stanley signed her official paperwork to play volleyball for Francis Marion University for the next four years at the high school Friday morning.
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Lee County and Gray's Creek shared the Cape Fear Valley's softball season title, so it was no upset thinking the Lady Jackets could knock off Gray's Creek, the conference's defending champ, in Thursday evening's tournament final at Union Pines.
With two outs and the winning runner on second, Terry Sanford pinch-hitter Logan Hales shot a hit into left field and James Jordan
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Terry Sanford 1, Southern Lee 0
Lee County and Gray's Creek shared the Cape Fear Valley Conference softball season championship this spring. The Lady Yellow Jackets and Lady Bears will decide the tournament championship head to head at 6 p.m. this evening at Union Pines.
Alston Scott's grounder between third and shortstop let Spencer Faulk sprint down the line from third giving Lee County a 4-3 walk-off win which was doubly sweet
Scholastic golf is a team sport. Cardinal Gibbons proved it in winning the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional team championship, edging Lee County by six strokes, Monday on the Pines Course at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.
Campbell presented its fourth annual “Cammy Awards” this past weekend
Sergio Gardner was a late addition for the Cavaliers, at least as far as having his rookie year with Southern Lee football be his senior year
Lee County track athletes Richard Kersey and Khaira Bolden won individual regional championships, Kersey in the 200-meter dash and Bolden in the 100-meter hurdles, in the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships Saturday at Northern Guilford High School.
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.