GREENSBORO, N.C. – South Granville is familiar with the NCHSAA Softball Championships, they’ve won the last two at the 2A level. They certainly showed their comfort with the big stage in game one of the 2017 edition of the State Championship Series, cruising past Parkwood 3-0.
RALEIGH, N.C. – North Stanly cruised to a 6-2 victory over Whiteville in game 1 of the NCHSAA 1A State Championship Series. The Comets got behind 2-0 early as Whiteville plated two runs in the bottom of the third, but responded in the next inning to tie the game at 2 on their way to the opening game victory.
RALEIGH, N.C. – A pair of lefty starters weaved their way through the opening four frames scoreless between T.C. Roberson and New Hanover in the 4A Baseball State Championship Series Game 1. While the pitching shined early, it was Collin Watt’s bat that won it, as his two-run homer in the fifth lifted T.C. Roberson to a game one win, 3-1 over New Hanover.
ZEBULON, N.C. – Northern Guilford took game one of the 3A State Championship Series over Crest 4-2 behind a complete game, four-hit performance by Cameron Cotter. Cotter allowed two runs, striking out six with only two walks on the evening.
The Nighthawk offense got going early, scoring in the bottom of the second inning with John Clark Ouzts led off the inning with a single ripped to left. Brandon Bledsoe singled to bring him home and give Northern Guilford a 1-0 lead.
ZEBULON, N.C. – The John A. Holmes Aces found a way to win the opening game of the 2A State Championship Series against R-S Central, 3-1, despite only mustering two hits in the contest.
Dylan Patrick was masterful on the mound for the Aces. Patrick amassed nine strikeouts, holding the Hilltoppers to a single run. He worked around six hits and two walks during his seven innings on the hill.
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Whiteville Wolfpack cruised to a 10-0 victory over Murphy as the Gatorade Player of the Year, Mackenzie Gore led his team both at the plate and on the mound in game on of the 1A State Championship Series.
RALEIGH, N.C. – In a fast-paced 4A State Championship game, it was the Titans of West Forsyth that prevailed in overtime 4-3 over Cardinal Gibbons to win the school’s first Women’s Soccer State Championship. Riley Terry unleashed her right foot on a free kick from 35 yards out that found the back of the net in the 98th minute during the second and final overtime period, lifting the Titans to the title.
RALEIGH, N.C. – The two-time defending 2A Champion Carrboro Jaguars quickly settled into the 2017 title game against West Stokes. The Jaguars netted two goals within three minutes of each other midway through the first half to take a 2-0 lead over West Stokes on their way to a 3-0 victory. The win lifted the Jaguars to their third straight 2A State Championship.
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Weddington Warriors held off a valiant second-half effort from Corinth Holders to win the Warriors second straight state championship, 1-0 on a goal by Morgan Macia.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Franklin Academy stormed back from a three-goal deficit midway through the second half to force overtime and eventually win the school’s first Women’s Soccer State Championship in a penalty kick shootout over Community School of Davidson.
Women’s Soccer Regional Finals
CARY, N.C. – The Middle Creek Mustangs completed a perfect season dominating Lake Norman 17-8 in the 4A Men’s Lacrosse Championship game. The Mustangs claimed the school’s first state championship in Men’s Lacrosse.