Chatham Central 73, West Montgomery 70 - OT
Lee County 58, Overhills 39
Whiteville 52, Southern Lee 49
Overhills had no answer for Lee County center Dewaun McEachin in the finale of the first night of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Friday night. McEachin poured in 30 points as the Yellow Jackets (10-1) advanced with a 58-39 victory.
Chatham Central put on an offensive clinic for most of the first half versus the co-host Lady Yellow Jackets, taking a lead as large as 34-9 on the way to a 66-47 win over Lee County in the first round of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Friday evening.
South Carolina scored a touchdown with 16 seconds remaining in the game to sneak away with a 28-23 victory over the North Carolina All-Stars, led by Lee County High School Coach Burton Cates, in this past weekend’s Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, S.C.
The Central Carolina Community College Lady Cougar volleyball team signed Lee County's Karey Beth "K.B." Howard to a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Letter of Intent on Thursday at the college's Lee County Campus.
Chatham Central 75, East Montgomery 71
Northwestern quarterback Mason Rudolph threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Gaffney's Shaq Davidson with 16 seconds left in the game to lift South Carolina to a 28-23 victory over North Carolina at the Shrine Bowl all-star game Saturday.
Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2013 fall sports season earlier this week.
Lee County 48, Athens Drive 39
Athens Drive blanked former Tri-Nine Conference mate Lee County in the first quarter and Lady Jaguar Hunter Grace gave the Lady Yellow Jackets problems for all four quarters as Athens Drive (5-4) topped Lee County 65-35 Friday night.
A 9-1 record a little more than a month into the basketball season is beautiful for Lee County. There wasn't a lot pretty about how the Yellow Jackets (9-1, 3-0) got win nine Friday night in a 48-39 win over visiting Athens Drive (0-9).
When Union Pines lost its sophomore center, Stephanie Johnson, after she had scored 15 points in the first half at Lee County Thursday night, the Lady Vikings turned to two young guards the rest of the way.
Lee County (8-1, 3-0) outscored visiting Union Pines (4-5, 0-3) 43-22 in the second half to turn around a halftime deficit and take a Cape Fear Valley Conference win, 73-59, over the Vikings Thursday night.
Southern Lee and Lee County both had individual victors, while Terry Sanford won the girls meet and Union Pines won the boys meet, as the Cape Fear Valley's swim squads held their fourth meet of the season at Campbell University's Johnson Aquatic Center Tuesday night.
Carrboro 54, Lee County 52
Lee County head coach Burton Cates will be coaching North Carolina, along with one of his own Yellow Jackets, in Saturday afternoon's Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas - the oldest state vs. state high school all-star game.
Both Lee County varsity basketball squads prevailed at Douglas Byrd in Cape Fear Valley games Friday night.
Lee County 58, Douglas Byrd 49
Union Pines, the defending wrestling champ of the Cape Fear Valley Conference, showed conference newcomer Lee County what the Yellow Jackets has to shoot for in the new league Wednesday night
Southern Lee 60, Douglas Byrd 36
Gray's Creek (3-3, 1-0) won its third straight game and spoiled Lee County's girls basketball welcome into the Cape Fear Valley Conference with a 56-44 win Tuesday evening at Lee County.
Lee County's trapping defense led to two 8-0 runs in the first half, then a 16-2 blitz opening the second half to give the Yellow Jackets (6-0, 1-0) a 69-45 win over Gray's Creek