Monday wasn’t a good day for Southern Lee in the two sports that played, with the soccer Cavaliers falling 3-2 in a road match at Athens Drive, and the volleyball team being overwhelmed by Sandhills Conference leader Pinecrest.

It wasn’t part of any grand plan, but three of the four 3A teams in the Sandhills Conference played last Friday night, with projected front-runners Lee and Scotland making an early statement.

While Southern Lee football has been sidelined for more than a week due to COVID-19 protocols, the Cavaliers have still been able to compete in fútbol.

This year has been an odd one for local women’s tennis teams, who played an abbreviated late-spring season and then returned to the court again when the new school year began, just a few months later.

After opening Sandhills Conference play with two losses, Southern Lee’s volleyball team got back on track and won their first league contest on Thursday evening, defeating Hoke County.

Southern Lee will be unable to play its scheduled Friday night football game with Fairmont due to players testing postive for the virus that causes COVID-19, it was announced Wednesday evening.

Southern Lee’s volleyball team dropped its second match in a row Thursday following four wins to open the season. Scotland came to town and handed the Lady Cavaliers a 25-19, 25-23, 25-19 defeat.

Southern Lee had shown significant progress between its first and second games of the 2021 fall season, and hopes were high that the Cavaliers would continue to develop as they headed into a road game this week.

Southern Lee suffered its first volleyball loss of the Erica Davidson era on Tuesday evening, but the Lady Cavaliers went down fighting.

Southern Lee comes into the third week of the 2021 fall football season with a short week of preparation. The Cavaliers will take on South Johnston tonight in Four Oaks. Meanwhile, Lee County also hits the road this week, but will play on Friday night at South Granville.

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Southern Lee comes into the third week of the 2021 fall football season with a short week of preparation. The Cavaliers will take on South Johnston tonight in Four Oaks. Meanwhile, Lee County also hits the road this week, but will play on Friday night at South Granville.

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The second week of the high school football season has already seen scheduling issues come to Lee county. While both the Yellow Jackets and the Cavaliers thankfully have had no issues with COVID-19 or other matters, week two finds Lee County swapping opponents due to problems at another school.

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School didn’t even start until Monday, but Southern Lee’s soccer team found itself playing for some hardware on Saturday.

Until late in the third quarter, Southern Lee stood toe-to-toe with host Westover in a game that quickly became a slugfest.