First place in the Cape Fear Valley Conference came down to a two-point play with 0:38 left Friday night and visiting Terry Sanford stopped Lee County with Edison Jones breaking up a Yellow Jacket pass into the end zone.
Terry Sanford 14, Lee County 12
Southern Lee 39, Westover 13
Lee County junior Siranon Shoomee will be trying to defend her state golf championship Monday and Tuesday in the NCHSAA 3A State Championship being played at Longleaf Golf and Country Club. She'll have more to play for this time around thanks to her Yellow Jacket teammates.
The last two undefeated football squads in Cape Fear Valley Conference play clash tonight at Lee County High School with the Yellow Jackets (8-0, 3-0) hosting Terry Sanford (5-3, 3-0) for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
Revenge could've been a motivating factor for Lee County's volleyball team as the Lady Jackets hosted Gray's Creek in the third round, the round of 16, of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament.
Lee County was 0-4 against the two soccer squads ahead of it, Gray's Creek and Southern Lee, in the Cape Fear Valley Conference regular season.
Southern Lee 5, Union Pines 0
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals
“It’s hard to beat a good team three times,” goes a sporting cliche most often used when rivals, say in college hoops conference or an NFL division, meet twice in a regular season and get paired up again in the postseason.
NCHSAA 3A East Regional Championship
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.
Top-seeded squads entering a state tournament, no matter the sport, usually don't have the task of bouncing back from their first loss of the season. That's what Lee County's volleyball team was tasked with Saturday morning.
Cape Fear Valley Conference Cross Country Championships
at Kiwanis Family Park, Sanford
Lee County senior Dalton Cox and Union Pines senior Abby Verchick won the individual Cape Fear Valley Conference cross country titles and the conference’s cross country Athlete of the Year awards Thursday afternoon at Kiwanis Family Park.
Lee County's volleyball team, following its undefeated regular season and the Cape Fear Valley Conference season title, is the No. 1 seed in the NCHSAA 3A East half of the state volleyball tournament bracket as the 64-school field was released by the N.C. High School Athletic Association Thursday.
Southern Lee 1, Lee County 0 - OT
Gray's Creek handed Lee County (21-1) its first loss of the volleyball season in the semifinals of the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament on the Lady Jacket home floor Tuesday night.
Southern Lee 3, Terry Sanford 2 - OT
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.
Terry Sanford, Union Pines and Lee County shared the spoils on the last day of the Cape Fear Valley Conference girls golf season.
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament
Lee County's defense pitched its second shutout of the season and Jerry Pullum, with the big highlight being an 89-yard touchdown run in the second half, carried for 226 yards and two touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets (8-0, 3-0)
Lee County (7-0, 2-0) at Union Pines (5-2, 1-1) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Lee County 56, Union Pines 13
Lee County's volleyball team had its Senior Night, a chance to complete an undefeated regular season and its county rival all on hand Thursday night.
Lee County 3, Terry Sanford 0