After the completion of a successful winter sports season, Jordan High School has taken over the lead in the Piedmont Athletic 4-A standings for the annual Wachovia Conference Cup.
Jordan won the Piedmont Athletic 4-A Conference championship in men’s basketball and delivered second-place performances in men’s and women’s swimming to earn 60 points. Second-place East Chapel Hill (55.5), the leader in fall sports, swept the PAC-6 swimming championships.
Northern Durham (50.5) moved into third after finishing first in wrestling and women’s basketball. Riverside (49) is fourth, followed by Roxboro Person (29.5), Southern Durham (25) and Hillside (23.5).
The Wachovia Cup award recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. Wachovia has sponsored the conference awards program since 1980.
The Wachovia Conference Cup is a companion to the Wachovia Cup. The Conference Cup is awarded to schools with the best overall interscholastic athletic performance in each individual conference. Points are awarded based upon final standings for each sport in each conference.
In the Carolina 1/2-A, Carrboro High School holds a top spot in the Wachovia Conference Cup standings after the NCHSAA’s winter season. After a championship in men’s swimming and a runner-up finish in women’s swimming, Carrboro has 84.5 points, followed closely behind by Cedar Ridge.
Cedar Ridge finished second in men’s basketball and third in wrestling, and now has 81.5 points. Men’s basketball conference champion Northwood is in third with 77 points. The N.C. School of Science and Math (73.5) and Durham School of the Arts (63) round out the Carolina 1/2-A's top five, followed by Raleigh Charter (56), South Granville (44), Granville Central (41.5), River Mill (27), Roxboro Community (10).