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 in the standings for the Carolina 2-A Conference, followed closely behind by Cedar Ridge.
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 2-A, 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. Other schools are N.C. School of Science and Math (73.5), Durham School of the Arts (63), Raleigh Charter (56), South Granville (44), Granville Central (41.5), River Mill (27), Roxboro Community (10).
In the Carolina 3-A, Cardinal Gibbons (55 points) leads the way after a commanding winter performance, taking a title in women’s basketball, finishing second in men’s and women’s swimming and third in wrestling.
Chapel Hill (52) is close behind in second, with a conference crown in men’s basketball and a runner-up finish in wrestling. The wrestling champion, Orange (38.5), is third, also finishing second in women’s basketball. Southern Vance (25), Oxford Webb (24.5) and Northern Vance (22) round out the conference.
Jordan has taken over the lead in the Piedmont Athletic 4-A Conference, passing fall leader East Chapel Hill. Jordan won the PAC-6 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) swept the PAC-6 swimming championships.