Sergio Gardner was a late addition for the Cavaliers, at least as far as having his rookie year with Southern Lee football be his senior year
Lee County track athletes Richard Kersey and Khaira Bolden won individual regional championships, Kersey in the 200-meter dash and Bolden in the 100-meter hurdles, in the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships Saturday at Northern Guilford High School.
Weather-permitting, as has been the case all spring - and even back into basketball season, the Cape Fear Valley Conference baseball, softball and soccer tournaments will get underway Monday evening.
Many members of Michael Chesney's Southern Lee football family were on hand with him in the high school's library Friday afternoon as he signed his official letter of intent to attend and play football at Greensboro College.
Lee County senior Alston Scott fired his second straight shutout as the Yellow Jackets squared the season series with county rival Southern Lee with a 3-0 win at Lee County Thursday night.
Lee County's softball team completed a regular season sweep in its county rivalry with Southern Lee winning 13-0 in five innings Thursday night.
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships
Southern Lee spoiled rival Lee County's senior night, or specifically, Lee County's Maritza Santos Night, as Lady Cavalier forward Laurynn Ansted scored from near and far, striking for four goals and leading Southern Lee to a 5-0 victory and a county rivalry season sweep Wednesday night.
Southern Lee 15, Terry Sanford 5
Southern Lee got one run in, the tying runner to third and the winning run to second but that's as close as the Cavaliers got in the bottom of the seventh inning and Terry Sanford (20-2, 10-0) clinched
Lee County already had the Cape Fear Valley Conference golf title in hand, for the Yellow Jackets' second straight conference championship
The Southern Lee at Lee County baseball and softball games, originally slated for Thursday evening, have been rescheduled to Friday at Lee County due to the expected weather forecast for Thursday.
Southern Lee 7, Western Harnett 2
Lauren Martin (Northwood), Caroline Womble (Western Harnett) and JT Howington (WHHS) all received awards this past weekend at the William Peace University
Union Pines 1, Southern Lee 0
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.
Southern Lee 11, Union Pines 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.
Southern Lee soccer player Sullivan Reece put in many hours of hard work, including on the soccer pitch, to earn the opportunity to attend North Carolina Wesleyan College come the fall.
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.