Campbell University opened Pioneer Football League play with its first victory of the season, downing Valparaiso 34-24 in front of a sellout crowd at Barker-Lane Stadium in Buies Creek.
Southern Lee senior running back Patrick Bunnell scored three touchdowns and sophomore quarterback Ishios Times ran and threw for over 100 yards in both categories pacing the Cavaliers (4-2, 1-0 CFVC) to a 32-12 victory over winless, yet defending Cape Fear Valley champion, Douglas Byrd (0-6, 0-1 CFVC) Friday night.
Cape Fear Valley
Southern Lee 32, Douglas Byrd 12
Lee County 42, Gray's Creek 11
Union Pines 17, Westover 14
Southern Lee 5, Gray's Creek 3
Douglas Byrd (0-5) at Southern Lee (3-2) - 7:30 p.m.
Southern Lee d. Richmond 19-25, 25-22, 25-23, 15-25, 15-10
Grace Christian 5, O'Neal 2 - OT
Reese Setzer (Lee County) and C.J. Hobbs (Western Harnett) helped Guilford improve to 3-0, the Quakers' best start on the gridiron since 2007, as they defeated Southern Virginia 35-27.
With three goals in the first 36 minutes, two netted by sophomore forward Malik Childress, Southern Lee beat county rival Lee County 3-1 Monday night
Host Lee County, led by junior and defending state champion Siranon "Muk" Shoomee shooting a 3-over par 74, won a Cape Fear Valley Conference golf match Monday afternoon as all seven league members gathered at Sanford Golf Course.
Southern Lee's defense was good enough to carry the Cavs to a win last week at Triton. On the road at Pinecrest Friday night, the Cavs needed an all-around game.
Grace Christian 7, Cary Christian 2
Southern Lee 6, Terry Sanford 0
Southern Lee’s football team, off to a 3-1 start, has answered a lot of questions in taking only four games to match its win total from last season. Even Cavalier head coach Don Simon is pleasantly surprised.
Lee County 2, Terry Sanford 0
Lee County d. Southern Lee 25-16, 25-27, 25-20, 25-18
Lee County 8, Union Pines 1
From preseason camp in early August, Southern Lee head football coach Don Simon has been touting the ability, athleticism and aggression of his team's defense.
Southern Lee 7, Union Pines 0
Seniors Dalton Cox, of Lee County, and Abby Verchick, of Union Pines, won the individual first-place honors
Southern Lee (2-1) at Triton (0-3) - 7 p.m. tonight
Southern Lee d. Westover 25-12, 25-17, 25-11
Lee County went 4-0 and successfully defended its county volleyball championship Saturday at the fourth playing of the Lee Christian All-County Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Yellow Jackets (11-0, 3-0 Cape Fear Valley) topped the host Lady Falcons in the final match 25-10, 25-23.
With five more turnovers, the Southern Lee defense stood strong once again Friday night, and they walk away winners.
Lee Christian d. O'Neal 18-25, 17-25, 25-17, 25-17, 15-7