Jared Hendryx of Jordan and Tyrone Outlaw, Jr. of Person share PAC-6 boys basketball player of the year honors. Jordyn Smith of Hillside win the girls' player of the year.
Half of the field at the Bobby Murray Invitational, hosted by the USA Baseball Complex in Cary, is from the Cap-8 Conference. The other half includes teams like East Wake, Wake County Homeschool, Fuquay-Varina, Athens Drive (defending champ) and Person.
Garner will host Millbrook in a clash of Triangle powers on Friday, with the winner advancing to next week's regionals. It's not the only high-powered showdown, as Apex, Clayton and Person travel to some of the state's top teams.
Oxford Webb and Isaiah Hicks play at Fayetteville Westover, while Triton hosts Northeastern Guilford.
All game times are 7 p.m.
Hillside managed to sweep the PAC-6 tournament titles, defeating Southern Durham in the girls championship by three points and getting a last-second basket to upset 1-seed Person for the boys championship.
Thirteen area football players made one of the four NCpreps.com preseason football teams, with the most coming at the 4-A level.
Keith Marshall has been rated the No. 3 high school football prospect in the state by Rivals.com, a national recruiting website.
Marshall, who is rated a 4-star prospect by Rivals...
At East Chapel Hill, Tyrone Outlaw scored a game-high 14 points and Barry Scoggins got 10 in the second half for 12 points to help Roxboro Person (10-4, 2-2) rally for a 62-59, PAC-6 win Friday over the Wildcats (9-5, 2-3).
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.
Here's the answers to the football coaching quiz.
Football teams forfeit victories