Chatham Central senior Zack Burke and Lee County senior Dewaun McEachin were selected first-team all-district, with Burke being honored as the District 8 Player of the Year by the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association as the NCBCA announced its postseason teams last week.
Track and field
Cape Fear Valley Conference meet
at Lee County
Lee County 13, Union Pines 12
Cape Fear Valley Conference match
1. Lee County 328
Southern Lee High School's JROTC marksmanship team finished third place on Thursday at the 4th Brigade JROTC's Southeast Regional Marksmanship Match held at Lumberton High School.
Monday, Mar. 17
Chatham Charter at Lee Christian - 4:30 p.m.
Lee County 16, Douglas Byrd 5
Behind Christian Wenger's superb complete game on the mound, Southern Lee (5-1, 2-0) took round one of the series between last year's Cape Fear Valley Conference season co-champs, beating Gray's Creek 6-2 Friday night at Cavalier Stadium.
Union Pines 19, Western Harnett 6
Southern Lee's girls soccer squad beat both Chatham Central and the rain Wednesday evening by pouring in nine goals in a 32-minute span for a 9-0 mercy-rule victory.
Southern Lee 11, Douglas Byrd 10
Southern Lee rallied from a 10-3 deficit
Providence Grove 11, Chatham Central 5 - 12 inn.
Sophomores earned both Player of the Year honors and many more all-conference players will return for the next basketball season, or two, in the Cape Fear Valley Conference as the league's coaches announced the conference's 2013-14 honors following Union Pines bowing out of the ladies' state tournament Thursday night.
Sunday, Mar. 9
Women's basketball - Big South Conference Tournament final at Conway, S.C. - TBA
Pinecrest 3, Southern Lee 2
Lee County 5, Western Harnett 0
Pinecrest 3, Southern Lee 2
Southern Lee and Union Pines had their scheduled baseball games called off Tuesday. That, nor the temperature around 40 degrees, stopped the Cavaliers and Vikings
Led by senior Christian Wenger tossing a complete-game shutout, Southern Lee (2-0) took the lead in its first at-bats and turned the game into a rout later for a mercy-rule win at Northwood (0-1) Friday night.
Local high school basketball fans should make plans to join WBFT TV 46 Sports for “Applebee’s Full Court Press” the next two Monday nights, March 3 and 10 at 7 each night, as the Applebee’s Lee County Player of the Year will be decided.
NCHSAA 3A State Tournament third round
- Union Pines 62, Rocky Mount 56
Cary 4, Lee County 3
The Imps (1-1) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to rally and defeat visiting Lee County (0-2) Thursday evening.
Akeem Richmond sank eight 3-pointers to finish with 27 points, leading East Carolina past Charlotte 75-68 on Thursday night.
NCHSAA State Tournament third round at higher seeds
No. 12 Rocky Mount (16-8) at No. 4 Union Pines (22-2) - 7 p.m.
Lee County 8, Western Harnett 5
Last Feburary, Noah Mellette’s scoring heroics nearly gave Southern Lee’s boys basketball squad a victory at Eastern Alamance in the second round of the state tournament.