Lee County head football coach Burton Cates will lead the North Carolina team in December's 77th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.
NCHSAA 1A State Championships
Lee County clinched a playoff berth with a 39-2 victory over Westover Friday night. Due to the inclement weather, the game was called at the end of the third quarter which was shortened to 10 minutes with a continuous clock.
Lee County 39, Westover 2
Terry Sanford 34, Southern Lee 7
There no doubt running back Jerry Pullum was the Yellow Jacket star in Lee County's 41-26 win at Terry Sanford last Friday night as he totaled 321 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
Lee County at Westover - 7:30 p.m.
Terry Sanford at Southern Lee - 7:30 p.m.
Lee County had rival Southern Lee right where they wanted them for more than an hour's worth of Wednesday night's NCHSAA 3A State Tournament soccer match at Cavalier Stadium.
Lee County sophomore Siranon "Muk" Shoomee knew her par on the final hole of the NCHSAA 3A State Championship was important, she had to wait a little longer Tuesday afternoon to learn how critical her par four, from getting up and down from a green-side sand trap on No. 18, was.
3A East - No. 24 Lee County (10-8-1) at No. 9 Southern Lee (16-2-2) - 7 p.m.
Lee County's Jerry Pullum rushed for 321 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 41-26 conference win at Terry Sanford Friday night.
Pinecrest 4, Lumberton 1
The last time Terry Sanford and Lee County met on a gridiron, both were 4A programs trying to advance in the state playoffs last November.
Following Lee County winning the Cape Fear Valley Conference season and tournament volleyball championships in Lee County's first season in the conference, Lady Yellow Jackets Chandler Patterson
Terry Sanford 4, Lee County 0
Lee County junior Dalton Cox was named the Cape Fear Valley Conference Men's Cross Country Player of the Year
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals
No. 1 Terry Sanford 4, No. 4 Lee County 0
Lee County 1, Union Pines 0
Southern Lee 2, Lee County 0
Terry Sanford and Union Pines shared the top honors as Kiwanis Family Park hosted a large crowd of spectators along with nearly 200 varsity and JV cross country runners Wednesday afternoon for the Cape Fear Valley Championship Cross Country Meet.
Lee County d. Union Pines 25-18, 22-25, 25-14, 25-19
Lee County’s volleyball team completed a championship sweep in its first Cape Fear Valley Conference season Wednesday night, besting Union Pines in the CFVC Tournament final, 25-18, 22-25, 25-14, 25-19.
Grace Christian 3, Wake Christian 1
Southern Lee made county-rival and top-seeded Lee County work to make it to the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament final, but the Lady Yellow Jackets (15-4) picked up their game
Lee County 8, Westover 2
Chatham Central 3, North Moore 2