Jordan-Matthews 5, Eastern Randolph 4
Four Southern Lee boys' basketball players, all who will be back for the Cavaliers next season, made the Cape Fear Valley Conference's All-Conference Team for the just-completed basketball season as the postseason honors
Southern Lee 9, Douglas Byrd 5
One superb offensive sequence by Union Pines and one bad bounce for Southern Lee, both in the early stages of the Lady Viking at Lady Cavalier soccer match Monday night, were all the Lady Vikings needed for a 2-0 victory and to remain perfect overall and four matches into the Cape Fear Valley season.
Lee County handily won a Cape Fear Valley Conference golf match at Sanford Golf Course Monday afternoon and Lee County's Walter Brinker won the match medalist honor shooting a one-under par 70.
Campbell pitcher Heath Bowers (Harnett Central) was named the Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and the Big South Pitcher of the Week
Gabriel Reynolds, Lee County’s girls basketball head coach, won the Cape Fear Valley Conference’s Coach of the Year honor for the just-completed 2014-15 season - in his first year coaching the Lady Yellow Jackets.
Lee County 6, Western Harnett 5
Union Pines 2, Lee County 0
Grace Christian 3, Trinity Academy 0
Southern Lee junior guard Noah Mellette won the 2015 Applebee's Player of the Year Award for the just-completed high school basketball season
The Southern Lee High School Wildlife Team won the overall championship as nearly 80 students from Lee County schools participated in the District 5 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament on Saturday at the Chatham County Wildlife Club.
Southern Lee 6, Jordan-Matthews 0
Harnett Central products Brian Taylor and Heath Bowers (3-0) helped Campbell University extend their winning streak to 10 games last week as the Fighting Camels picked up wins over Elon 12-1 and William & Mary 10-6 and 8-5 before sweeping Bowling Green 4-2, 9-4 and 4-2.
Saturday was warm, or at least warmer, and dry, or at least drier, so it was a good, or at least possible, day to get out on the diamond.
Pinecrest 7, Lee County 1
Southern Lee's basketball season came to a close on the road in the second round of the state tournament for the third straight season. For the second of those three trips to the second round, it was a heartbreaking finish for the Cavaliers.
Mark Riches (Grace Christian) was named the 2015 Bible College National Invitational Tournament MVP
NCHSAA state basketball tournament games
Noah Mellette's free throw with nine seconds remaining was enough to give Southern Lee a 49-48 victory in the long-awaited first round of the NCHSAA 3A state boys' basketball tournament Saturday night at Northern Nash.
While the key heights of the high school basketball season have been canceled or put on hold throughout the last two weeks thanks to winter weather, the important preseason efforts for spring sports squads have been hampered, but not entirely stopped.
Snow across North Carolina caused postponements of high school basketball state tournament games Tuesday including for Southern Lee and Lee County. The Cavaliers and Lady Yellow Jackets are scheduled to hit the road this evening for first-round tourney games.
NCHSAA State Tournament first round at higher seeds
3A East - No. 19 Southern Lee (13-9) at No. 14 Northern Nash (9-12) - 7 p.m.