As high school track season moves toward it's key points, every day left in the season is all about peaking at the right time.
Grace Christian 19, Northwood Temple 5
Northwood Temple led 5-0 going to the fifth inning before the visiting Crusaders got going for a Carolina Christian Conference win Monday evening.
Cape Fear Valley track meet No. 5
at Reid Ross Classical School, Fayetteville
Tiara Bland is undefeated this track and field season in the discus and the reigning Cape Fear Valley Conference and 3A Mideast Region champion.
Facing its county rival for the first time this season, Southern Lee's baseball squad kept rolling along Thursday night, beating visiting Lee County 11-1 in five innings.
Union Pines 9, Southern Lee 0
Southern Lee 4, Western Harnett 3
The Cavaliers got a complete game on the mound by Derek Jackson and swept Western Harnett for the regular season Tuesday night at Tramway Road Park.
Southern Lee 4, Western Harnett 3
Jordan-Matthews 7, Northwood 3
Hunter Causey and Casey Golden each hit two-run homers leading Jordan-Matthews (9-4, 3-2) to its second win in three days over the Chargers (11-4, 7-0) in Siler City Monday night.
Lee County's first football season as a 3A program will start in South Carolina and the regular-season finale will be Brick City Bowl VIII, It will be the first time Lee County and Southern Lee will clash as county plus conference rivals.
Combining a 16-hit attack and yet another shutout, the fourth in a six-game win streak, Southern Lee rolled to the championship of the Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational Saturday night, beating Massaponax (Va.) 10-0 in six innings.
Southern Lee scored five runs in the first inning and kept going to an 8-2 win over Surry Central in a semifinal game of the Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational Tournament Friday night at Tramway Road Park.
On an afternoon not fit for baseball or spring break, Southern Lee and Grace Christian went on with the game anyway. The Cavaliers, led by senior Caleb Gaster pitching a two-hit shutout, beat neighbor Grace Christian 6-0 in the first round of the Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational in a steady cold rain Thursday.
It was the shot heard around the world, or at least seen around world, after showcasing on ESPN SportsCenter as Tuesday’s top play of the day.
Thursday, April 4
Chatlee Easter Invitational at Southern Lee and Union Pines
Grace Christian at Southern Lee - 12 p.m.
Enloe vs. Massaponax (Va.) at Southern Lee - 2:30 p.m.
Jordan-Matthews at Chatham Central - 7 p.m.
Due to the weather forecast for Thursday evening, the schedule for the Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational Tournament has been changed.
For Southern Lee's baseball squad, spring break is a break from the classroom but not from work on the diamond. The Cavaliers, along with Cape Fear Valley neighbor Union Pines, are the co-hosts for this week's Chatlee Boat and Marine Easter Invitational Tournament beginning at both schools on Thursday.
Southern Lee 3, Gray's Creek 2
Behind Derek Jackson's complete game on the mound, the Cavaliers (8-3, 5-1) gave Gray's Creek (9-3, 5-1) its first Cape Fear Valley loss on Thursday night in Hope Mills.
Cape Fear Valley track meet
Western Harnett 8, Lee County 7
Western Harnett scored eight runs in the last three innings to overcome a 5-0 Lee County lead and win in Lillington Wednesday night.
Overhills beat Southern Lee on the tennis courts on Tuesday and Wednesday, giving the Jaguars the inside track to one of the top two spots in the Cape Fear Valley Conference
Southern Lee 6, Overhills 0
After an 11-0 win over Douglas Byrd on Friday, Southern Lee (7-3, 4-1) made it back-to-back Cape Fear Valley wins via shutouts Tuesday night hosting Overhills (1-9, 1-4).
Tuesday, Mar. 26