3A East - No. 5 Hunt (19-3) at No. 4 Southern Lee (18-1-3) - 7 p.m.
North Moore 6, Mount Airy 0
Michael Reives (Southern Lee) took advantage of a new starting position on the Averett defense to lead the Cougars (2-6, 1-5) to their first USA South Conference victory of the season, a 31-21 upset of Methodist.
Pinecrest 3, Ben L. Smith 0
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Western Harnett 27, Triton 25
Pinecrest (8-1, 2-1) at Richmond (9-0, 3-0) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Pinecrest 21, Richmond 7
Lee County 2, Northwood 0
NCHSAA State Tournament first round
NCHSAA 4A State Championship
Cardinal Gibbons 6, Union Pines 0
Lee County junior Siranon Shoomee won her second consecutive individual state championship, coming from behind entering round two for the second straight year as well, with a 5-under-par 67 final round in the NCHSAA 3A State Championship at Longleaf Golf and Country Club Tuesday.
Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) led Lenoir-Rhyne on the ground with a career-best day, rushing for 195 yards, as the Bears remained undefeated rolling over Mars Hill 45-17.
Southern Lee drew a No. 4 seed and Lee County is a No. 13 seed, leading to a potential second round clash between the county rivals in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament, as the four state tournament brackets were released by the N.C. High School Athletic Association Monday.
NCHSAA 3A Mid East Regional Championships
Pinecrest 44, Purnell Swett 6
NCISAA State Championships
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.
Pinecrest 1, Richmond 0 - OT
Douglas Byrd (1-7, 1-2) at Union Pines (5-4, 1-3) - 7:30 p.m.
Last season - Douglas Byrd 49, Union Pines 0
Northwood 2, Southern Durham 1 - OT
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.