Undefeated Broughton, the 2009 state 4-A girls dual-team tennis champion, is at home today against 18-2 Panther Creek. Green Hope (19-1) is hope against Greenville Rose (17-1).
Here are second-round match-ups in the NCHSAA volleyball playoffs with results from Saturday's first round. Most schools will play their second-round games on Tuesday.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association volleyball tournaments begins Saturday, Oct. 23.
Area teams in bold.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association dual-team tennis tournament begins Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Undefeated Broughton, the 2009 state 4-A champion, opens at home against Wilmington Hoggard (10-4). Tri-Nine winner Green Hope (18-1) is at home against Durham Riverside (13-4) while Piedmont Athletic champ East Chapel Hill (17-3) is at home against Fayetteville Britt (12-2). Clayton (15-2 and the top seed from the Greater Neuse) is home against Apex (12-4).
Read more for the complete pairings.
Although several Triangle schools are ranked this week, the highest-ranked team is Durham's Jordan High, which is No. 2 in the 4-A rankings.
The Green Hope girls are the unanimous pick for the top 4-A team in the state in the N.C. Cross Country coaches poll. The Green Hope boys lead Broughton in the boys poll.
Chapel Hill High's boys and girls are first in the 3-A polls, while Carrboro's boys and girls and each first in the 2-A polls.
Eurosportsscoreboard.com has even more Triangle-area teams ranked this week than the last. Here's how each of the five classifications break down:
This week's statewide soccer rankings are littered with Triangle-area teams.
East Chapel Hill was the winner in this past weekend's "Play 4 the Cure" field hockey tournament at Cary Academy, which raised more than $1,000 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Research.
Carrboro High finished second in the N.C. High School Athletic Association's 2-A Wachovia Cup competition for all-sports excellence. Salisbury topped the Jaguars 612.5-465.