2006 Wachovia Conference Cup Winners Announced


CHAPEL HILL—The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the final standings in the Wachovia Conference Cup competition for the 2005-2006 academic year.



The Wachovia Conference Cup, sponsored annually by Wachovia and sanctioned by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, recognizes high school sports programs that achieve the best overall performance within their respective athletic conferences. Wachovia has sponsored the conference awards program since 1980.



The Wachovia Conference Cup—formerly known as the Wachovia Trophy—is a companion to the Wachovia Cup, a statewide award give to schools with the best overall interscholastic athletic performance in each of the four classifications.



In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play. Each conference determines its own method of awarding points. Conferences are listed alphabetically by classification.



Class 1-A Conference Results



Albemarle 1-A: Manteo secured the conference cup with first-place finishes in baseball and softball. Second-place finishes in baseball and softball allowed Camden to secure second place in the conference. Conference standings: Manteo 97.5, Camden 80.5, Perquimans 62.5, Cape Hatteras 60.5, Columbia 34 and Creswell 28.



Atlantic Eight 1-A: After leading the entire year, Williamston sealed the deal with a first-place finish in baseball and softball. Roanoke slipped past Bear Grass for second place in the conference. Conference standings: Williamston 81, Roanoke 68.5, Bear Grass 68, Plymouth 66, Southside 65, Jamesville 62, Northside 58 and Mattamuskeet 50.5.



Carolina 1-A: North Johnston had an outstanding season and finished the year in first place with conference championships in golf, softball and women’s outdoor track. Rosewood landed in second with first-place finishes in men’s outdoor track and women’s soccer. Conference standings: North Johnston 70.5, Rosewood 61, Ayden-Grifton 40.5, Spring Creek 40.5, Princeton 38 and North Duplin 23.5.



Coastal Plains 1-A: Topsail took the conference crown by finishing first in women’s track and golf and tying for first in baseball. Second place went to East Carteret, which finished first in softball and tied for first in baseball. Conference standings: Topsail 735, East Carteret 682.5, Dixon 665, Lejeune 617.5, Pamlico 450 and Jones Senior 350.



Northwest 1-A: Top finishes in the fall and winter and a first-place finish in women’s soccer helped Bishop McGuinness to the title. . Mount Airy’s first-place finish in tennis wasn’t enough to boost it into first overall. Conference standings: Bishop McGuinness 110.5, Mount Airy 108.5, East Surry 103, South Stokes 97, West Wilkes 91, Elkin 85, North Stokes 71, East Wilkes 70.5 and Alleghany 57.5.



Smoky Mountain 1-A: After running neck and neck with Murphy all year, Hayesville pulled ahead at the end and finished first place with a league title in baseball. A first-place finish in golf secured second place for Murphy. Conference standings: Hayesville 163, Murphy 160.5, Robbinsville 139.5, Swain 134, Rosman 112, Cherokee 97.5, Hiwassee Dam 92.5, Andrews 91, Nantahala 72, Highlands 60 and Blue Ridge 51.



Super Six 1-A: Wallace-Rose Hill clinched the conference crown with top finishes in men’s and women’s outdoor track. Second place went to Union, which had a first-place finish in softball. Conference standings: Wallace Rose-Hill 99.5, Union 90.5, James Kenan 76.5, Midway 74.5, Hobbton 74 and Lakewood 73.



Tar Roanoke 1-A: Louisburg earned first place in baseball, softball and men’s and women’s track and field, leading it to another excellent season and the conference crown. Although Southeast Halifax didn’t win any spring conference titles, it was still able to hold on to second place. Conference standings: Louisburg 505, Southeast Halifax 430, Northampton-East 385, North Edgecombe 335, Northampton-West 290 and Weldon 290.



Yadkin Valley 1-A: With first place finishes in baseball and soccer, Chatham Central was able to clinch the conference cup. Jordan-Matthews was able to overtake Thomasville with a first place finish in golf and captured second overall. Conference standings: Chatham Central 162.5, Jordan- Matthews 154, West Montgomery 140.5, North Moore 136.5, South Davidson 129.5, Thomasville 126 and East Montgomery 122.



Class 1-A/2-A Conference Results



Mid-State 1-A/2-A: Cardinal Gibbons had a strong finish and secured the conference crown with four championships in tennis, soccer, men’s outdoor track and golf. Second place went to Cedar Ridge, which finished first in women’s outdoor track and baseball. Conference standings: Cardinal Gibbons 126.5, Cedar Ridge 93.5, Orange 90, Northwood 83, Durham School of the Arts 73.5, Graham 69, Raleigh Charter 48.5 Cummings 45.



Rocky River 1-A/2-A: West Stanly recorded a championship in baseball and second place in softball to clinch the top spot in the conference. North Stanly finished first in women’s soccer and second in golf, allowing it to take second place. Conference standings: West Stanly 96, North Stanly 90, Mt. Pleasant 86, Albemarle 85, Forest Hills 81, South Stanly 69.5, Monroe 67 and Gray Stone Day 30.5.



Southern Piedmont 1-A/2-A: East Lincoln earned league titles in soccer, tennis and men’s and women’s outdoor track to take first place in the conference. North Lincoln fell to second, but won a conference championship in softball. Conference standings: East Lincoln 271, North Lincoln 258, Lincolnton 253, Cherryville 235, South Iredell 231, West Lincoln 230, Highland Tech 170 and Bessemer City 140.



Waccamaw 1-A/2-A: With a first-place finish in baseball, Whiteville was able to hold on to the top spot and take first place in the conference. South Brunswick slipped past North Brunswick with top finishes in golf and soccer ¬ to close out the year in second place. Conference standings: Whiteville 79, South Brunswick 78, North Brunswick 77, Pender 67, East Columbus 57.5, Heide Trask 56 and South Columbus 55.5.



Western Highlands 1-A/2-A: Polk County held on to first place with championships in men’s and women’s outdoor track and a tie for first in soccer. Owen recorded first-place finishes in baseball and softball and finished as runner-up. Conference standings: Polk County 172.5, Owen 164.5, Heritage 151.5, Mitchell 147, Madison 119.5, Hendersonville 163.5 and Avery 128.5.



Class 2-A Conference Results



Central Carolina 2-A: Salisbury secured the top spot over North Rowan in the conference with a first-place finish in women’s outdoor track and second in men’s outdoor track and soccer. Ledford advanced to second place with a conference crown in golf and second place in softball, women’s outdoor track and tennis. Conference standings: Salisbury 142.5, Ledford 141.5, North Rowan 132, Central Davidson 129, East Davidson 118, West Davidson 115.5 and Lexington 79.5.



East Central 2-A: Conference championships in golf and men’s outdoor track helped East Duplin pass Southwest Onslow for first place. Southwest Onslow fell to second, finishing third in men’s track. Conference standings: East Duplin 70.5, Southwest Onslow 66.5, Croatan 64.5, Swansboro 64.5, Richlands 63, South Lenoir 61, Northside (Onslow) 58 and Clinton 55.



Eastern Plains 2-A: Farmville Central won the tight point race with championships in men’s and women’s outdoor track. Greene Central placed second overall, taking first in tennis. Conference standings: Farmville Central 62, Greene Central 61.5, North Lenoir 50, North Pitt 50, Tarboro 42.5 and Goldsboro 25.



Mountain Valley 2-A: After sitting in third place after the winter season, Ledford earned three first-place finishes in baseball, softball and golf to march to the conference crown. Wilkes Central dropped to second place with a conference title in soccer. Conference standings: Forbush 219, Wilkes Central 214, Surry Central 210.5, North Surry 192.5, Starmount 189.5, Ashe County 188.5 and North Wilkes 160.



North State 2-A: West Stokes secured the conference cup with championships in women’s outdoor track, softball and baseball. McMichael remained in second place, taking second in tennis. Conference standings: West Stokes 174, McMichael 165.5, Reidsville 156.5, Southern Guilford 143.5, Eastern Guilford 131.5 and Atkins 69.



Northern Carolina 2-A: Recording first-place finishes in baseball and men’s outdoor track, Southern Vance improved to first place and took the conference cup. Bunn moved into second place with conference championships in softball and women’s outdoor track. Conference standings: Southern Vance 170.5, Bunn 165, Franklinton 149, Warren County 124.5, Northwest Halifax and Roanoke Rapids (ineligible).



Southeastern 2-A: St. Pauls took titles in both men’s and women’s track and field to win the league crown by 2.5 points. East Bladen was second and West Bladen, the men’s golf champ, was third. Conference standings: St. Pauls 59.5, East Bladen 57, West Bladen 54, Red Springs 46.5, Fairmont and West Columbus 36 each, South Robeson 22.



Western Athletic 2-A: West Henderson had an excellent season and took the conference cup with championships in men’s and women’s outdoor track, baseball and golf. Brevard followed in second and recorded first place in tennis. Conference standings: West Henderson 200.5, Brevard 163, North Henderson 156.5, East Henderson 146, Smoky Mountain 136 and Pisgah 135.5.



Class 2-A/3-A Conference Results:



Catawba Valley 2-A/3-A: Hickory had another terrific season and won the point race with top finishes in golf, men’s outdoor track, soccer and tennis. St. Stephens, which recorded titles in women’s outdoor track and softball, finished in second place. Conference standings: Hickory 222.5, St. Stephens 210.5, Fred T. Foard 200, Hibriten 187, Newton-Conover 174.5, Bandys 157, Bunker Hill 144, West Caldwell 124.5 and Maiden 74.



Northeastern Coastal 2-A/3-A: First Flight clinched the top spot in the conference with a first-place finish in soccer and second-place finishes in tennis and women’s outdoor track. A championship in softball and runner-up finishes in baseball and soccer helped Currituck County improve to second place. Conference standings: First Flight 160.5, Currituck County 148.5, Northeastern 147.5, Hertford County 133.5, Edenton County 127, Pasquotank 123 and Bertie County 86.



Southwestern 2-A/3-A: Top finishes in golf and tennis led Shelby to the conference crown. R-S Central followed not too far behind in second place and ended the season with a championship in women’s outdoor track. Conference standings: Shelby 85, R-S Central 82, Kings Mountain 74.5, East Rutherford 70, Burns 36 and Chase 23.5.



Class 3-A Conference Results:



Cape Fear Valley 3-A: After leading the entire year, Union Pines secured first place in the conference with championships in tennis and soccer. Harnett Central claimed second place with a first-place finish in softball and second-place finishes in baseball, tennis and men’s outdoor track. Conference standings: Union Pines 230, Harnett Central 215.5, Triton 210, South Johnston 200, Gray’s Creek 180, Western Harnett 157.5, Overhills 146 and Southern Lee 139.5.



Eastern Carolina 3-A: Hunt and C.B. Aycock battled neck and neck throughout the spring before Hunt edged Aycock by just two points. Hunt and Aycock shared the softball crown, while Hunt was tied for second in women’s soccer. Conference standings: Hunt 180, C.B. Aycock 178, Eastern Wayne 175, Southern Wayne 149, Beddingfield 148 and Kinston 109.



Mid-Piedmont 3-A: Ragsdale had a great spring and took the conference cup with championships in baseball, golf, soccer, tennis and men’s and women’s outdoor track. Southeast Guilford nosed out Asheboro for second place with runner-up finishes in golf, soccer and tennis. Conference standings: Ragsdale 219, Southeast Guilford 200.5, Asheboro 200, Trinity 184.5, Eastern Randolph 183, Southwestern Randolph 167 and Randleman 124.



Mid-State 3-A: Williams earned first-place finishes in golf, soccer and tennis, leading it to the conference crown. Eastern Alamance followed in second place in the points race. Conference standings: Williams 94, Eastern Alamance 79.5, Southern Alamance 73.5, J.F. Webb 67, Northern Vance 61, South Granville 53.



Mountain Athletic 3-A: Conference championships in men’s and women’s outdoor track, tennis, baseball and soccer helped T.C. Roberson secure first place for the year. Franklin took second place in the conference overall. Conference standings: T.C. Roberson 234, Franklin 166, Asheville 155, Tuscola 138, North Buncombe 137, Enka 123 and Clyde Erwin 89.



New Six 3-A: After running close to each other all year, Fike pulled out ahead of Rocky Mount by recording top finishes in soccer, softball and golf. Rocky Mount followed in second place with championships in women’s outdoor track and baseball. Conference standings: Fike 178.5, Rocky Mount 173, Northern Nash 151.5, Nash Central 148, Southern Nash 145 and SouthWest Edgecombe 126.



North Piedmont 3-A: Mooresville recorded titles in golf, men’s outdoor track and tennis to take first place in the conference. Lake Norman secured second with titles in soccer and golf. Conference standings: Mooresville 795, Lake Norman 710, Northwest Cabarrus 697.5, Statesville 660, West Rowan 630, West Iredell 572.5 and North Iredell 545.



Piedmont Triad 3-A: Southwest Guilford used its championships in soccer and tennis and a tie for first in baseball to take first place overall in the conference. A championship in golf and first-place ties in softball and baseball helped Glenn secure second place. Conference standings: Southwest Guilford 81, Glenn 76, Reagan 64.5, High Point Andrews 64, Parkland 61 and Carver 23.5.



South Piedmont 3-A: After finishing third in the winter standings, Sun Valley jumped to first place in the conference with a championship in soccer and second-place finishes in soccer and women’s outdoor track. A.L. Brown fell to second, although it won the championship in golf. Conference standings: Sun Valley 697.5, A.L. Brown 682.5, Parkwood 680, Piedmont 670, Concord 642.4, Porter Ridge 637.5 and Anson 475.



Triad 3-A: Western Guilford took first place in the conference with Northeast Guilford following in the runner-up spot. Conference standings: Western Guilford 97, Northeast Guilford 87.5, Morehead 77, Western Alamance 76.5, Rockingham County 74, Dudley 48.5 and Bartlett Yancey 30.5.



Class 3-A/4-A Conference Results:



Big South 3-A/4-A: Ashbrook recorded titles in soccer and men’s outdoor track to take the conference cup. A championship in golf helped Forestview secure second place overall. Conference standings: Ashbrook 202, Forestview 189, South Point 179, East Gaston 172.5, Crest 168.5, Hunter Huss 146 and North Gaston 134.



Coastal 3-A/4-A: First place went to J.H. Rose, which finished first in tennis and women’s outdoor track. New Bern captured championships in golf, soccer and men’s outdoor track to secure second place. Conference standings: J.H. Rose 227.5, New Bern 203, West Carteret 181.5, Havelock 181, South Central 176.5, D.H. Conley 168.5, Washington 155.5 and West Craven 94.5.



Mideastern 3-A/4-A: New Hanover clinched the conference crown with championships in baseball and golf. John T. Hoggard followed in second place with league crowns in soccer and tennis. Conference standings: New Hanover 105, John T. Hoggard 103.5, E.A. Laney 83.5, White Oak 73.5, Jacksonville 67, Ashley 65 and West Brunswick 32.5.



Queen City 3-A/4-A: Charlotte Catholic finished first in baseball, soccer, golf and tennis, leading it to the conference cup. Harding University trailed in second place, taking titles in men’s and women’s outdoor track. Conference standings: Charlotte Catholic 120, Harding University 85.5, Olympic 79.5, West Mecklenburg 69.5, Berry Academy 56.5, Garinger 47 and Waddell 46.



Class 4-A Conference Results:



CAP Seven 4-A: Conference crowns in soccer, golf and tennis led Broughton to the conference cup. Leesville Road finished as runner-up with a second-place finish soccer. Conference standings: Broughton 108.5, Leesville Road 97, Wakefield 82.5, Milbrook 73, Sanderson 70, Enloe 68.5 and Wake Forest-Rolesville 53.5.



Central Piedmont 4-A: Mount Tabor led during the fall and winter seasons, but ended up in a deadlock for first with West Forsyth. West Forsyth recorded a championship in golf while Mount Tabor had second place finishes in men’s and women’s outdoor track. R.J. Reynolds followed in third and earned titles in men’s and women’s outdoor track and tennis. Conference standings: Mount Tabor 156, West Forsyth 156, R.J. Reynolds 148, Davie County 135, North Davidson 118, East Rowan 112 and South Rowan 106.



Greater Neuse River 4-A: Clayton won the point race with a championship in golf and ties for first in baseball and softball. First-place finishes in soccer and men’s and women’s track helped Southeast Raleigh secure second place overall. Conference standings: Clayton 210.5, Southeast Raleigh 205.5, Smithfield Selma 181, Garner 178.5, West Johnston 175.5, East Wake 152.5 and Knightdale 131.5.



Mid-Southeastern 4-A: Conference titles in soccer, golf and men’s outdoor track led Pinecrest to first place in the conference. Jack Britt took second with championships in softball and tennis. Conference standings: Pinecrest 111, Jack Britt 105.5, Scotland 94, Richmond 76, Seventy-First 69, Hoke 66.8, Douglas Byrd 52 and Westover 35.



Northwestern 4-A: A.C. Reynolds closed the year with championships in baseball, softball and men’s outdoor track to take the conference crown. Freedom tied for first in softball and took second place overall. Conference standings: A.C. Reynolds 102.5, Freedom 88.5, Watauga 87, South Caldwell 73, East Burke 63.5, Alexander Central 59.5 and McDowell 57.



ME-CA Six 4-A: North Mecklenburg won a championship in golf and finished second in soccer to take first place in the conference. Hopewell barely passed Central Cabarrus for second place and took the conference championship in soccer. Conference standings: North Mecklenburg 175.5, Hopewell 163.5, Central Cabarrus 163.5, Jay Robinson 145.5, Vance 140.5 and West Charlotte 124.



Metro 4-A: Northwest Guilford landed the top spot in the conference with a first-place finish in softball and a tie for first in golf. A championship in men’s outdoor track and a tie for first in soccer lead Page past Grimsley for second place in the conference. Conference standings: Northwest Guilford 99.5, Page 91.5, Grimsley 90, East Forsyth 81.5, High Point Central 66.5, North Forsyth 52.5 and Ben L. Smith 44.



PAC Six 4-A: Championships in lacrosse and men’s track helped Chapel Hill cruise past the competition for first place in the conference. Riverside inched by East Chapel Hill for second place and recorded championships in baseball and golf. Conference standings: Chapel Hill 124.5, Riverside 111.5, East Chapel Hill 109.5, Jordan 108, Northern Durham 97, Person 53, Hillside 45 and Southern Durham 39.5.



Southwestern 4-A: Providence swept the conference crown, taking first place in baseball, tennis and women’s track in the spring. Myers Park nosed out South Mecklenburg for second. Conference standings: Providence 174, Myers Park 157.5, South Mecklenburg 156.5, David Butler 150, Weddington 145, East Mecklenburg 130, and Independence 116.



Tri-Seven 4-A: Apex took first place in the conference by earning championships in baseball and men’s lacrosse. Green Hope followed in second place. Conference standings: Apex 124.5, Green Hope 117, Cary 101, Athens Drive 97, Middle Creek 89.5, Lee County 53.5 and Fuquay-Varina 53.5.



Two Rivers 4-A: South View had a strong spring and pulled away to win the overall crown. South View teams won both track championships and shared the baseball title. Terry Sanford, the winner in men's tennis and co-champ in women's soccer, was second. Conference standings: South View 88.5, Terry Sanford 80.5, Pine Forest 73.5, Lumberton 58, E.E. Smith 57.5, Cape Fear 49.5, Purnell Swett 37.5.