Apex kept pushing runs across, earned or not, while Lee County ran itself out of potential threats Thursday night and the result was the visiting Cougars earning a season split with Lee County thanks to a 9-5 victory.
Lee County senior Jason Payne fulfilled a lifelong, or at least almost lifelong, dream with a little bit of paperwork Thursday afternoon in the high school’s office.
Southern Lee 6, Overhills 0
After an 11-0 win over Douglas Byrd on Friday, Southern Lee (7-3, 4-1) made it back-to-back Cape Fear Valley wins via shutouts Tuesday night hosting Overhills (1-9, 1-4).
Grace Christian 7, Lee Christian 2
Madison Bolen scored four Lady Crusader goals and Torie Boyte scored a hat trick to lead Grace Christian (4-3-1, 2-0-0) to a victory over visiting Lee Christian (2-5, 2-2) Monday afternoon.
Tuesday, Mar. 26
Monday, Mar. 25
• Lee Christian at Grace Christian - 5 p.m.
• Western Harnett at Terry Sanford - 7 p.m.
For most of Friday evening's Tri-Nine softball contest against Athens Drive, Lee County looked as though it was back in the swing of things after two defeats earlier this week.
Southern Lee 3, Triton 1
The Lady Cavaliers avenged a 4-2 loss at Triton last week with a victory at Cavalier Stadium Thursday night.
Lee County’s hunter safety team won multiple team and individual titles at the District 5 Hunter Safety Tournament held by the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission on March 2.
Southern Lee 8, Western Harnett 1
The Cavaliers (6-2, 6-1) completed a sweep for the regular season over Western Harnett on Wednesday afternoon.
Lee County waited well into its baseball season to finally play its home opener, then Green Hope spoiled it in a hurry Tuesday night.
Union Pines 7, Southern Lee 4
Union Pines (7-2, 3-1) beat the visiting Cavaliers (5-2, 2-1) in a Cape Fear Valley Conference game Tuesday night.
Union Pines 13, Jordan-Matthews 8
The Vikings broke open a 6-6 score with seven runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and beat Jordan-Matthews Monday night.
Lee County's Kyle Flood is a small linebacker even by Friday night and Tri-Nine standards. He's also an All-Conference and All-Region linebacker.
Lee County's softball squad won its third game in three nights, including back-to-back Tri-Nine wins, with Chandler Patterson's walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning giving the Lady Yellow Jackets a 6-5 win over visiting Panther Creek Friday night.
Union Pines edged Southern Lee by four strokes to win the Anderson Creek High School Elite Golf Tournament on Friday at Anderson Creek Golf Course.
Grace Christian 5, Wayne Country Day 1
Southern Lee 21, Westover 2
One hit was enough for one run and a 1-0 Lee County victory as Jacket junior Hampton Thomas pitched a four-hit complete game Friday afternoon at Panther Creek.
Southern Lee 16, Jack Britt 5
Southern Lee scored a mercy-rule win in five innings for its fourth straight win at home Thursday night against the Buccaneers (2-2).
Lee Christian at Vandalia Christian - 4 p.m.
Wayne Country Day at Grace Christian - 4 p.m.
Lee County at Panther Creek - 4:30 p.m.
Westover at Southern Lee - 7 p.m.
Southern Lee 16, Jack Britt 5
Grace Christian 11, Burlington Christian 1
Lee County got its first win and first Tri-Nine Conference win of the baseball season, winning 7-4 at Apex Wednesday night.
Lee County 7, Apex 4
Jordan-Matthews 16, North Moore 6
Lee County strung together three rallies in its first three frames and rolled to a 9-1 victory at city rival Southern Lee Wednesday evening.
Cape Fear Valley Conference match
at Carolina Lakes Golf Club
Union Pines made it two victories in two Cape Fear Valley Conference meets so far this season at Carolina Lakes Monday afternoon. Viking Cody Roberts was the medalist shooting a one-over par 71.