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.
Southern Lee 9, Douglas Byrd 3
Perhaps Lee County hoped hosting its soccer match versus undefeated Union Pines through Wednesday evening's chilling, constant rain would slow the Lady Vikings or take them out of their game.
Lee County 12, Athens Drive 4
Heath Bowers is now Campbell’s winningest pitcher and career strikeout leader as he improved to 27 career victories after striking out nine batters in eight innings of work to defeat Liberty 3-2 last week.
Lee County 8, Wake Christian 2
Lee County 4, Asheboro 1
Southwestern Randolph 8, Lee County 7 - 8 innings
Southern Lee's soccer team scored a goal in the early minutes, then caught fire for a five-minute stretch just before halftime for a 4-0 victory over county and conference rival Lee County Wednesday night at Southern Lee.
Southern Lee used three pitchers, a routine event in many Cavalier games, even their wins, this baseball season, and scored the game-winning run without the need of a hit in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 5-4 win against county rival Lee County
Whitney Sanford followed the no-hitter she tossed last week with close to a second no-no, plus a home run, as Lee County jumped out to a big lead early and beat county rival Southern Lee 11-0 Tuesday night at Southern Lee.
Track and field
NCRunners Elite Invitational
Heath Bowers struck out three batters in seven innings of work to defeat Presbyterian 7-2 and in so doing, tied two Campbell University baseball marks.
Former Lee County Yellow Jacket wrestler Hailey Lilly, now a junior at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, earned her first collegiate All-American honors in February then, last weekend, finished third place in the ASICS University Nationals.
The Central Carolina Community College's golf team has two tournaments remaining this spring season.
Lee County sophomore Whitney Sanford fired a no-hitter and was close to a perfect game as the Lady Yellow Jackets beat Terry Sanford 14-0 in five innings Tuesday night in a Cape Fear Valley Conference softball contest.