On Saturday, Clinton High School senior Mikayla Boykin finished her high school career winning a 2A State Championship with her teammates and setting the NCHSAA record for points in a single season with 1,159 to close out her senior season.
CHAPEL HILL— Elissa Cunane from Northern Guilford High School and Wendell Moore, Jr. from Cox Mill High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Spectrum Sports.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Cox Mill held off Eastern Guilford 70-66 in a hard-fought battle that saw the Chargers never trail in the game on their way to their first State Championship in school history.
Chargers sophomore guard, Wendell Moore Jr. was dynamic with 29 points and 12 rebounds. He also had a trio of assists and blocks on the night on his way to being named the Charlie Adams Most Valuable Player.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Northern Guilford returned to the 3A State Championship game for the second year in a row and held on to beat Hickory Ridge 66-64, reversing the heartbreak of one year ago and claiming the school’s first Women’s Basketball State Championship.
Northern Guilford trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half as Hickory Ridge came out on fire, shooting better than 50% from the floor in the first half. The Lady Bulls led by eight at the intermission.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Lincoln Charter Eagles claimed the school’s first championship as they blew past Kestrel Heights 97-75. The Eagles stretched a three-point advantage out to a 12-point halftime lead, outscoring the Hawks 24-15 in the second quarter and steadily grew the lead from there in the second half.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Mount Airy started in the first quarter with a 27-6 lead after the first frame over Pamlico, and the Granite Bears never looked back on the way to a 66-40 victory and the school’s first Women’s Basketball State Championship.
The Lady Bears ripped off an 18-0 run to take the air out of Pamlico’s sails in the first quarter, forcing 13 turnovers in the opening quarter. Mount Airy defenders forced an incredible 28 turnovers for the game, winning the turnover battle by a margin of 10.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Northwest Guilford is used to close scoring big games, and the experience paid off as the Vikings held off Southeast Raleigh for a hard-fought 36-34 victory. The win was the first state championship victory for the Vikings Women’s Basketball program.
Tamia Davis had a stick-back two with 13 seconds remaining to draw Southeast Raleigh within two late, but the Bulldogs couldn't get the bucket to tie or take the lead on the final possession as a shot from Tamia Hicks fell short at the final horn.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Southwest Guilford outscored Leesville Road 22-11 in both the second and third quarters to pull away from the Pride on their way to a 73-49 victory and the Cowboys second state championship in Men’s Basketball.
Cowboy senior guard, Kam Langley, dumped in 14 points with six rebounds on his way to being named the Charlie Adams Most Valuable Player in the championship. Christian Martin added 14 along with six boards. Keyshaun Langley had a team high 15 points and four assists as the sophomore guard was named the Most Outstanding Player for the Cowboys.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Clinton senior Mikayla Boykin entered the 2A State Championship game needing just 8 points to break the single season scoring record in NCHSAA play. She scored 31 on her way to Kay Yow Most Valuable Player honors and lifted her team to a 59-49 win over North Surry to claim the Lady Dark Horses third state championship in school history.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Northside-Jacksonville rolled by North Surry 86-67 in the 2A State Championship to win the school’s first Men’s Basketball State Championship in their first appearance.
The Monarchs led wire-to-wire, stretching their lead out to 22 points with just over a minute to go in the game. Zach Hobbs powered the Monarch attack, scoring 22 points with five boards and five assists. Hobbs was named the Charlie Adams Most Valuable Player for his performance.
WILMINGTON-- Two new inductees will be honored by the North Carolina Athletic Directors Association as the 23rd class inducted in its own NCADA Hall of Fame.
Rick Strunk of Carrboro and Roy Turner of Wilmington are the newest members of the NCADA Hall of Fame. The pair will be recognized at the 46th annual North Carolina Athletic Directors Association state conference at the Hilton Riverside in Wilmington. The banquet and induction ceremonies are scheduled for Tuesday, April 4th at 6:00 pm.
CHAPEL HILL— Jainaya Jones from Pamlico County High School and Jaylen Alston from Eastern Guilford High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
Digital tickets available for NCHSAA Basketball Championships, presented by Time Warner Cable.
Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2017 winter sports season.
The Wells Fargo Cup award, sponsored by Wells Fargo and the NCHSAA, recognizes the schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications.