2006 Fall Season Wachovia Conference Cup Leaders Announced


CHAPEL HILL—The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the winter standings in the Wachovia Conference Cup competition for the 2006-2007 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: After securing the Conference Cup last year, Manteo has started the year off with the lead after a first-place finish in football and a tie for first in men’s soccer. A tie for first place in men’s soccer and a second-place finish in football put Camden in second place. Conference standings: Manteo 24.5, Camden 17.5, Perquimans 16 and Gates 13.



Atlantic 1-A: With a tie for first place in volleyball and a second-place finish in football, Southside is leading the point race over Williamston. Williamston tied for first in volleyball. Conference standings: Southside 18.5, Williamston 16.5, Plymouth 16, Roanoke 15 and Northside 14.



Carolina 1-A: Rosewood leads the league with a conference title in women’s tennis and a tie for first in volleyball. Ayden-Grifton is second in the league with a tie for first place in football and men’s soccer. Conference Standings: Rosewood 15.5, Ayden-Grifton 14, North Johnston 13.5, North Duplin 10, Spring Creek 7.5 and Princeton 6.5.



Coastal Plains 1-A: Topsail had an outstanding season with first-place finishes in women’s tennis, women’s golf and volleyball. Dixon and East Carteret are in a deadlock for second place in the conference. Dixon took the conference title in men’s soccer and East Carteret in football. Conference standings: Topsail 275, Dixon 247.5, East Carteret 247.5, Lejeune 180, Jones 100 and Pamlico 75.



Northwest 1-A: A first-place finish in women’s cross country and a share of first in women’ tennis helped Bishop McGuinness take the lead. Mount Airy follows in second place with a tie for first in women’s tennis. Conference standings: Bishop McGuinness 43.5, Mount Airy 31, West Wilkes 30.5, East Wilkes 30, North Stokes 29.5, South Stokes 29.5, East Surry 28.5, Elkin 24.5 and Alleghany 20.



Smoky Mountain 1-A: Murphy slipped by Hayesville for first place with two runner-up finishes in men’s and women’s cross country. Hayesville holds second with conference championships in men’s and women’s cross country. Conference standings: Murphy 62, Hayesville 61, Swain 59, Robbinsville 46, Andrews 28, Highlands 25, Blue Ridge 22.5, Hiwassee Dam 19.5, Rosman 18, Cherokee 18 and Nantahala 17.



Super Six 1-A: Top finishes in football and men’s soccer put James Kenan on top after the fall season. Union had league titles in men’s soccer and volleyball to move into second place. Conference standings: James Kenan 30, Union 28, Wallace Rose-Hill 25, Hobbton 24, Lakewood 19 and Midway 14.



Tar Roanoke 1-A: With championships in volleyball and women’s tennis, Louisburg is on top again after taking the Conference Cup last year. Southeast Halifax didn’t have any conference championships in the fall but holds on in second. Conference standings: Louisburg 220, Southeast Halifax 160, Northampton-East 130, Weldon 70, Northampton 70 and North Edgecombe 60.



Tideland 1-A: Jamesville leads the league with first-place finishes in volleyball and football. Ties for second place in volleyball and football put Columbia in second place for the season. Conference standings: Jamesville 12, Columbia 9, Mattamuskeet 6.5, Cape Hatteras 6, Bear Grass 5.5 and Creswell 4.



Yadkin Valley 1-A: Jordan-Matthews recorded a championship in women’s tennis and second-place finishes in men’s soccer and football to hold the lead after the fall. Second place goes to Chatham Central, which took the conference title in men’s cross country. Conference standings: Jordan-Matthews 61, Chatham Central 59.5, North Moore 55, South Davidson 51.5, East Montgomery 48.5, West Montgomery 43.5 and Thomasville 26.



Class 1-A/2-A Conference Results

Mid-State 1-A/2-A: Cardinal Gibbons finished the fall in first place with league championships in men’s and women’s cross country, volleyball and men’s soccer. North Carolina School of Science and Math is in the number-two position with a top finish in women’s tennis. Conference standings: Cardinal Gibbons 48, North Carolina School of Science and Math 34, Cedar Ridge 33.5, Northwood 33, Durham School of the Arts 29.5, Raleigh Charter 22.5, Cummings 13 and Graham 12.



Rocky River 1-A/2-A: Mount Pleasant shares the lead in points after securing conference championships in volleyball and men’s soccer with West Stanly. West had conference titles in men’s and women’s cross country. Conference standings: Mount Pleasant 42.5 and West Stanly 42.5, Albemarle 32, North Stanly 32, Gray Stone Day and South Stanly 28.5 each, Forest Hills 26.5, Monroe 22.5 and Central Academy 6.



Southeastern 1-A/2-A: Conference crowns in women’s tennis and volleyball put Fairmont on top in the points race. East Bladen follows in second place with the conference title in football. Conference standings: Fairmont 19, East Bladen 16.5, St. Pauls 16, West Bladen 10.5, Red Springs 9, West Columbus 9 and South Robeson 8.



Southern Piedmont 1-A/2-A: East Lincoln had an excellent season with championships in football, volleyball and women’s tennis to lead the league in points. West Lincoln is in second place with top finishes in men’s and women’s cross country. Conference standings: East Lincoln 105, West Lincoln 100, North Lincoln 95, Lincolnton 92, South Iredell 92, Cherryville 74, Highland Tech 54 and Bessemer City 44.



Waccamaw 1-A/2-A: South Brunswick had a terrific fall and took the conference lead with championships in men’s and women’s cross country and men’s soccer. Whiteville recorded a top finish in football and is in second place. Conference standings: South Brunswick 51, Whiteville 43.5, Pender 37, North Brunswick 27, Heide Trask 26.5, South Columbus 22 and East Columbus 16.



Western Highlands 1-A/2-A: With only a one-point difference, Charles D. Owen slipped past Polk County for first place with top finishes in men’s cross country, women’s golf. Second-place Polk County had conference crowns in football and men’s soccer. Conference standings: Owen 77.5, Polk County 76.5, Hendersonville 66, Mountain Heritage 64, Avery 50.5, Mitchell 30 and Madison 23.5.



Class 2-A Conference Results

Central Carolina 2-A: Ledford recorded a first-place finish in men’s cross country and second-place finishes in women’s cross country, women’s tennis, and men’s soccer to take the lead. Salisbury holds second place with conference crowns in football, men’s soccer, women’s tennis and women’s cross country. Conference standings: Ledford 52.5, Salisbury 51, West Davidson 43.5, East Davidson 42.5, North Rowan 40.5, Central Davidson 38 and Lexington 18.



East Central 2-A: East Duplin is back on top again after taking the Conference Cup last year, with a first-place finish in football and second-place finishes in volleyball and men’s cross country. Swansboro slipped past Northside for second place after taking championships in men’s and women’s cross country. Conference standings: East Duplin 56.5, Swansboro 51.5, Northside 50.5, South Lenoir 46.5, Croatan 46, Southwest Onslow 45, Richlands 44.5 and Clinton 39.5.



Eastern Plains 2-A: A tie for first place in women’s tennis helped Greene Central into the lead for the fall season. Farmville Central tied for first place in volleyball and is in second overall. Conference standings: Greene Central 23, Farmville Central 21.5, North Lenoir 19, Tarboro 17.5, North Pitt 14 and Goldsboro 12.



Mountain Valley 2-A: Surry Central took the conference title in women’s tennis and men’s cross country to take first place in the overall standings. A first-place finish in women’s cross country helped Wilkes Central move into second place. Conference standings: Surry Central 73.5, Wilkes Central 71, Forbush 69.5, Ashe County 67, Starmount 61, North Surry 59.5 and North Wilkes 52.5.



North State 2-A: Recording first-place finishes in football, men’s cross country and tennis, Reidsville is in the league’s top spot. West Stokes follows in second with championships in women’s cross country and men’s soccer. Conference standings: Reidsville 59, West Stokes 55.5, McMichael 47, Eastern Guilford 40, Southern Guilford 37 and Atkins 18.5.



Northern Carolina 2-A: An outstanding season with conference championships in men’s and women’s cross country, women’s tennis and a tie for first in men’s soccer helped Roanoke Rapids take first place. Southern Vance is in second with top finishes in volleyball and football. Conference standings: Roanoke Rapids 59.5, Southern Vance 57, Bunn 51, Franklinton 50, Warren County 46 and Northwest Halifax 29.5.



Western Athletic 2-A: West Henderson is back on top again after taking the Conference Cup last year, with championships in women’s tennis, volleyball and men’s cross country. Brevard took the conference crown in men’s soccer and is in second overall. Conference standings: West Henderson 58.5, Brevard 56, North Henderson 53.5, East Henderson 47.5, Pisgah 47.5 and Smoky Mountain 37.



Class 2-A/3-A Conference Results

Catawba Valley 2-A/3-A: Hickory dominated the conference this fall with first-place finishes in men’s and women’s cross country, women’s tennis and men’s soccer. Fred T. Foard is in second after winning the league volleyball championship. Conference standings: Hickory 80, Fred T. Foard 72, Newton-Conover 67.5, Bandys 60, St. Stephens 59.5, Bunker Hill 55, Hibriten 50.5, West Caldwell 47 and Maiden 40.5.



Northeastern Coastal 2-A/3-A: First Flight holds the top spot in the conference, with a tie for first in volleyball and championships in men’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country. Currituck follows in second with second-place finishes in men’s and women’s cross country. Conference standings: First Flight 65.5, Currituck 54, Northeastern 47, Pasquotank County 44.5, Edenton 40, Hertford 40 and Bertie 27.



Southwestern 2-A/3-A: Top finishes in football, women’s cross country and women’s tennis allow Shelby to take the lead in the conference. R-S Central is second in the conference after capturing titles in men’s soccer and men’s cross country. Conference standings: Shelby 32, R-S Central 28, East Rutherford 20.5, Kings Mountain 18.5, Burns 16 and Chase 6.



Class 3-A Conference Results

Cape Fear Valley 3-A: Union Pines grabs the lead overall, finishing first in women’s tennis, men’s cross country and men’s soccer. Gray’s Creek trails in second with a conference championship in women’s cross country. Conference standings: Union Pines 71, Gray’s Creek 67.5, Triton 58, Harnett Central 56, Overhills 52, Southern Lee 52, South Johnston 49.5 and Western Harnett 44.



Eastern Carolina 3-A: C. B. Aycock earned league titles in women’s golf, men’s soccer and women’s tennis which put it in first place. Hunt is in second with first-place finishes in men’s and women’s cross country. Conference standings: C. B. Aycock 68.5, Hunt 66.5, Eastern Wayne 64.5, Beddingfield 59, Southern Wayne 47.5 and Kinston 26.



Mid-Piedmont 3-A: Ragsdale swept to the top spot with conference titles in men’s and women’s cross country, women’s golf, men’s soccer and women’s tennis. Asheboro is in second place with a conference title in football. Conference standings: Ragsdale 85, Asheboro 80, Southeast Guilford 73, Southwestern Randolph 70, Trinity 56, Eastern Randolph 56 and Randleman 41.



Mid-State 3-A: Championships in women’s cross country and women’s tennis helped Walter M. Williams move into first place overall. Second place goes to Eastern Alamance, which took league crowns in football and men’s cross country. Conference standings: Walter M. Williams 33, Eastern Alamance 31.5, Southern Alamance 31, J. F. Webb 25.5, Northern Vance 24 and South Granville 17.



Mountain Athletic 3-A: T. C. Roberson had a terrific fall, finishing first in women’s cross country, women’s tennis and men’s soccer. Asheville trails in second place with top finishes in men’s cross country, women’s tennis and football. Conference standings: T. C. Roberson 83, Asheville 74, Enka 53, Franklin 51, North Buncombe 46, Tuscola 44 and Erwin 39.



New Six 3-A: Fike takes the lead in the conference with first-place finishes in women’s cross country, women’s tennis and volleyball and a tie for first in men’s soccer. Following in second, Rocky Mount shared first place in men’s soccer and was runner-up in women’s cross country, tennis and volleyball. Conference standings: Fike 58, Rocky Mount 54, Nash Central 51, Southern Nash 48, Northern Nash 46 and Southwest Edgecombe 31.



North Piedmont 3-A: Mooresville is in first in the conference with league championships in men’s cross country and women’s golf. Conference championships in men’s soccer and women’s cross country helped Lake Norman into second place. Conference standings: Mooresville 285, Lake Norman 275, West Iredell 247.5, Northwest Cabarrus 237.5, Statesville 202.5, West Rowan 202.5, North Iredell 172.5 and Carson 87.5.



Piedmont Triad 3-A: Conference championships in volleyball and women’s tennis helped Southwest Guilford take first place. Ronald Reagan is in second place overall with first-place finishes in men’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country. Conference standings: Southwest Guilford 30, Ronald Reagan 28, Robert B. Glenn 20.5, High Point Andrews 16, Parkland 13.5 and Carver 7.



South Piedmont 3-A: Concord leads the conference with first-place finishes in football and volleyball. Porter Ridge slipped past Parkwood for second place and recorded league titles in men’s soccer and women’s tennis. Conference standings: Concord 300, Porter Ridge 277.5, Parkwood 267.5, A. L. Brown 235, Sun Valley 230, Piedmont 200 and Anson 150.



Triad 3-A: Western Alamance, with a conference title in football and runner-up finish in men's soccer, has a one-point lead over Eden Morehead, which won the league crown in tennis. Conference standings: Western Alamance 30.5, Eden Morehead 29.5, Western Guilford 28, Rockingham County 25, Northwest Guilford 24, Bartlett Yance 16, Greensboro Dudley 12.



Class 3-A/4-A Conference Results

Big South 3-A/4-A: Ashbrook recorded titles in women’s golf and women’s tennis to take first place overall. Forestview is in second place after championships in men’s soccer and men’s cross country. Conference standings: Ashbrook 72.5, Forestview 71, Crest 67.5, South Point 63.5, East Gaston 63.5, Hunter Huss 55 and North Gaston 42.



Coastal 3-A/4-A: After taking the Conference Cup last year, J. H. Rose is on top again with league championships in football, women’s tennis and volleyball. New Bern trails in second place and took conference titles in men’s soccer and women’s golf. Conference standings: J. H. Rose 84, New Bern 79.5, West Carteret 65, Havelock 60.5, D. H. Conley 58, Washington 50 and West Craven 36.5.



Mideastern 3-A/4-A: Hoggard, with an excellent fall, took conference titles in football, volleyball, women’s tennis and men’s cross country to take first place. New Hanover finished second overall after winning the championship in women’s golf. Conference standings: Hoggard 43, New Hanover 35, Laney 33.5, Jacksonville 26, Ashley 25, White Oak 19.5 and West Brunswick 15.



Queen City 3-A/4-A: Charlotte Catholic didn’t lose any steam after winning the Conference Cup last year with first-place finishes in football, men’s soccer, women’s tennis, volleyball and men’s and women’s cross country. Olympic follows in second place, recording second-place finishes in football, men’s soccer, men’s cross country and women’s cross country. Conference standings: Charlotte Catholic 42, Olympic 31, West Mecklenburg 26, Harding University 22.5, Berry Academy 17.5, E.E. Waddell 17 and Garinger 12.



Class 4-A Conference Results

CAP Seven 4-A: Broughton had an outstanding fall season and holds the top spot in the conference with titles in men’s cross country, volleyball, men’s soccer and women’s tennis. Leesville Road is in second place with championships in women’s golf and women’s cross country. Broughton and Leesville Road shared the crown in football. Conference standings: Broughton 46, Leesville Road 33, Wake Forest-Rolesville 25, Wakefield 25, Millbrook 24.5, Sanderson 22.5 and Enloe 20.



Central Piedmont 4-A: Three conference championships-- in women’s tennis and men’s and women’s cross country-- led Mount Tabor to the top spot. West Forsyth, which tied for first in football and placed first in women’s golf, is second overall. Conference standings: Mount Tabor 66.5, West Forsyth 60.5, R.J. Reynolds 48, Davie 47, South Rowan 44, East Rowan 40.5 and North Davidson 36.5.



Greater Neuse River 4-A: After finishing second in the Conference Cup last year, Southeast Raleigh is currently in first place after a championship in volleyball and second-place finishes in men’s and women’s cross country, football, soccer and women’s tennis. Clayton, the winner in women’s cross country and soccer, is in second. Conference standings: Southeast Raleigh 80, Clayton 78.5,West Johnston 69, Garner 67.5, Smithfield-Selma 67, Knightdale 60, Holly Springs 50 and East Wake 48.



ME-CA Six 4-A: North Mecklenburg won championships in football, men’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country to move into first place in the conference. Central Cabarrus holds second and recorded championships in volleyball and women’s tennis. Conference standings: North Mecklenburg 64, Central Cabarrus 54, Hopewell 50.5, Vance 50, J. M. Robinson 48.5 and West Charlotte 39.



Metro 4-A: Grimsley recorded a championship in football and took second place in men’s soccer, women’s tennis, volleyball and women’s cross country to push the Whirlies past Northwest Guilford. Northwest Guilford placed first in volleyball, women’s golf and men’s and women’s cross country to hold on to second. Conference standings: Grimsley 41, Northwest Guilford 39, Page 37, East Forsyth 28, High Point Central 22, North Forsyth 15 and Ben L. Smith 9.



Mid-Southeastern 4-A: Pinecrest finished first overall in the conference and won league titles in men’s and women’s cross country, women’s golf and men’s soccer. Jack Britt tied for first in volleyball and is in second place overall. Conference standings: Pinecrest 46.5, Jack Britt 42.5, Scotland County 36, Hoke County 34, Richmond 28, Seventy-First 27, Westover 14 and Douglas Byrd 11.



Northwestern 4-A: Watauga earned championships in men’s cross country, women’s tennis and volleyball to take the top spot. First-place finishes in football, women’s golf and soccer helped A. C. Reynolds pass Freedom for second place. Conference standings: Watauga 43.5, A. C. Reynolds 37.5, Freedom 36, South Caldwell 21, Alexander Central 19.5, McDowell 19.5 and East Burke 19.



PAC Six 4-A: Chapel Hill passed the competition with championships in men’s and women’s cross country. Jordan is in second in the points race with a championship in men’s soccer. Conference standings: Chapel Hill 46, Jordan 41.5, East Chapel Hill 39, Riverside 35.5, Northern Durham 28.5, Person 23, Hillside 18.5 and Southern Durham 6.



Southwestern 4-A: Providence used its championships in women’s tennis, women’s cross country and volleyball to take first place overall. League championships in men’s cross country and men’s soccer helped Myers Park secure second place. Conference standings: Providence 43, Myers Park 40, Weddington 31, South Mecklenburg 29, Butler 23, East Mecklenburg 19, Ardrey Kell 19 and Independence 15.



Two Rivers 4-A: Terry Sanford took the lead with first-place finishes in women's cross country, women's tennis, volleyball and a tie for first in football. South View trailed in second place with a conference championship in men's cross country. Conference standings: Terry Sanford 38.5, South View 28.5, Lumberton 26, Pine Forest 25, E. E. Smith 18, Cape Fear 16 and Purnell Swett 16.



Tri-Eight 4-A: Green Hope slipped past Apex and Athens Drive for first place, recording championships in men’s and women’s cross country and women’s golf. Apex and Athens are tied for second place overall. Apex finished first in volleyball and men’s soccer, and Athens took the conference title in women’s tennis. Conference standings: Green Hope 43.5, Apex 43 and Athens Drive 43 each, Fuquay-Varina 31, Middle Creek 29.5, Cary 28, Lee County 14.5 and Panther Creek 10.5.