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Green Hope, East Chapel Hill, Clayton, Millbrook win conference Wells Fargo

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NCHSAA release

Triangle Conferences

4A

Cap 8: The Conference Cup goes to Millbrook, which led the way all year and finished first in women’s track and field, tied for first in women’s soccer, and finished second in men’s lacrosse. Broughton finished second, with top performances in men’s golf, men’s lacrosse, and men’s track and field. Leesville Road finished the year in third, tying with Millbrook for first in women’s soccer, and finishes second in softball, baseball, and men’s golf. Conference Standings: Millbrook 131, Broughton 116.5, Leesville Road 112, Wakefield 102, Sanderson 88.5, Enloe 85.5, Wake Forest-Rolesville 65, Heritage 50.5.

Greater Neuse River: The top three teams remained unchanged after the spring season, leaving Clayton on top and victors of the Conference Cup, thanks to a championship in men’s golf. Garner finished second with a top performance in men’s tennis and a tie for first in softball with third-place finisher West Johnston. West Johnston added conference crowns in baseball, women’s soccer, and women’s track and field to its spring campaign to solidify its third-place finish. Conference Standings: Clayton 259.5, Garner 249, West Johnston 243.5, Knightdale 228, East Wake 208, Harnett Central 186.5, Southeast Raleigh 183.5, Smithfield Selma 170.

Pac-6: The Conference Cup goes to East Chapel Hill, which finished first in women’s soccer and women’s track and field, and also tied for first in both men’s tennis and baseball with conference runner-up Jordan. Riverside finished third with championships in men’s golf, men’s track, and softball. Conference Standings: East Chapel Hill 109.5, Jordan 103, Riverside 89.5, Northern Durham 76.5, Person 54.5, Hillside 44.5, Southern Durham 30.5.

Tri-9: Green Hope solidified its top spot in the conference this spring and grabbed the Conference Cup with league titles in men’s tennis, men’s golf, women’s soccer, and baseball. Second place belongs to Apex, which finished first in women’s track and field and second in softball, and third goes to Panther Creek just beating out fourth-place Cary. Conference Standings: Green Hope 160.5, Apex 141.5, Panther Creek 116.5, Cary 114, Middle Creek 102.5, Holly Springs 99.5, Athens Drive 89.5, Fuquay-Varina 75, Lee County 46.

3A

Carolina: In a duel for the top spot and the Conference Cup, Chapel Hill was able to hold off Cardinal Gibbons, thanks to a share of the baseball title with its conference rival, and also adding championships in women’s soccer along with men’s and women’s track and field. Chapel Hill also had second-place finishes in men’s golf and men’s tennis. Second-place finisher Cardinal Gibbons added a runner-up performance in women’s soccer to its share of the baseball title. Orange finished third, with second-place finishes in softball along with men’s and women’s track and field. Conference Standings: Chapel Hill 87, Cardinal Gibbons 85, Orange 64.5, J.F. Webb 40.5, Northern Vance 35.5, Southern Vance 35.5.

Eastern Carolina: With spring titles in softball and women’s soccer, C.B. Aycock was able to take over the top spot in the conference and win the Conference Cup. Previous first-place occupant Triton finished second with a runner-up performance in men’s track and field, and a third-place finish in softball. South Johnston held off Cleveland to finish third, thanks to a championship in men’s track and field and a second-place finish in softball. Conference Standings: C.B. Aycock 109, Triton 102.5, South Johnston 91, Cleveland 89.5, Eastern Wayne 77, Southern Wayne 50.5, North Lenoir 45.5.

2A

Northern Carolina: Corinth Holders was able to pass previous conference leader Roanoke Rapids and captured the Conference Cup, finishing second in women’s soccer, men’s golf, softball, and both men’s and women’s track and field. Bunn finished second overall after ending the winter season in third, thanks to championships in men’s golf and men’s track and field, and a tie for first in baseball. Roanoke Rapids comes in third with top finishes in women’s soccer and men’s tennis. Conference Standings: Corinth Holders 110, Bunn 107, Roanoke Rapids 105, Franklinton 94.5, North Johnston 88, Louisburg 49.5, Warren County 42, Northwest Halifax 17.5.

1A/2A

Carolina 12: Carrboro holds on to the top spot in the conference and wins the Conference Cup, holding off the rest the pack with first-place finishes in women’s track and field and women’s soccer. Cedar Ridge finished second, just ahead of Northwood, with a league title in men’s track and field and a runner-up performance in softball. Northwood fell one spot to finish the year in third. Conference Standings: Carrboro 175, Cedar Ridge 157.5, Northwood 149, North Carolina School of Science and Math 137.5, Durham School of the Arts 116.5, Raleigh Charter 111.5, South Granville 103, Granville Central 93.5, Franklin Academy 72.5, Voyager Academy 44, River Mill 43, Roxboro Community 41.

1A

Carolina 1A: Rosewood increased its first-place lead and captured the Conference Cup with spring championships in men’s golf, men’s and women’s track and field, and a share of both the women’s soccer and softball titles with Princeton, which finished second in the conference. Princeton added second-place finishes in men’s and women’s track and field to its spring campaign, and the men’s tennis and baseball champion, Ayden-Grifton finishes third. Conference Standings: Rosewood 87, Princeton 75.5, Ayden-Grifton 57.5, Spring Creek 50, Goldsboro 47.5, North Duplin 31.

Other area conferences

Southeastern: Pinecrest was able to break its winter deadlock with Scotland to win the Conference Cup with an outstanding spring season consisting of championships in men’s golf, men’s tennis, women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s track and field. Scotland wound up second, finishing first in baseball and second in men’s and women’s track and field. Richmond took third with a runner-up performance in softball and a tie for second in baseball. Conference Standings: Pinecrest 84.5, Scotland 73, Richmond 58, Lumberton 52, Purnell Swett 49, Hoke 40.5.

Cape Fear Valley 3A: Union Pines earned the Conference Cup, winning championships in men’s tennis, softball, and baseball. Western Harnett holds on to finish second just edging out third-place finisher Overhills who had a runner-up performance in men’s track and field. Conference Standings: Union Pines 126, Western Harnett 101.5, Overhills 100, Southern Lee 91, Gray’s Creek 72, Douglas Byrd 66, Westover 47.5.
 

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Tim has covered high school sports for more than 40 years. He is the only active newspaper reporter in the National High School Sports Hall of Fame and is a member of the N.C. High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. He was the co-author of the original NCHSAA record book. When he not writing about boys and girls, he often is at church or in a theater. Email Tim.
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