The late-summer resignation by Cary High boys soccer coach Joy Nsubuga-Mogbo meant the Imps had to scramble to find a replacement before the year began.
Dominick Glavich, rising senior, Green Hope swimming
The state's best swimmer had decided to continue his career at UNC.
Dominick Glavich, the boys MVP of this year's 4-A NCHSAA championships, committed to UNC on Friday. In his age group, he is ranked No. 2 in the world for the breaststroke.
Glavich was the SWakeSports male athlete of the year for The Cary News and Southwest Wake News. He set two NCHSAA state records at this year's meet and was a tenth of a second away from three.
This summer, Glavich has been competing around the world as a part of USA Swimming.
Cary Academy freshman Matthew Rushin not only swam the winning time in the Boys 100m breaststroke, but also broke the school record with a time of 1:08.12.
In the tri-meet, the Cary Academy boys' swim team defeated Durham Academy 77-14 and Carolina Friends School 79-9. Durham Academy also defeated Carolina Friends 48-16.
On the girls' side of the meet, Cary Academy again went 2-0 with a 69-25 win over Durham Academy and a 81-9 thrashing of Carolina Friends. Durham Academy's girls team also defeated Carolina Friends, by a 60-24 score.