Winter Standings Listed In Wachovia Conference Cup Standings

2008-09 WINTER SEASON WACHOVIA CONFERENCE CUP LEADERS ANNOUNCED



Wachovia Bank, a Wells Fargo Company, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, today announced the standings for winter sports in the Wachovia Cup competitions for the 2008-2009 sports season.



The Wachovia Cup award, sponsored by Wachovia Bank, N.A., and the NCHSAA, recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. 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. The Conference Cup is awarded to schools with the best overall interscholastic athletic performance in each individual conference.



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

Atlantic 1-A: Williamston remains the conference leader following a winter season in which it captured the women’s basketball title. Roanoke moves into second place in the conference thanks to a league title in men’s basketball. Conference Standings: Williamston 35, Roanoke 30, Southside 28, Northside 27.



Albemarle 1-A: Manteo is still the top team in the conference thanks to a women’s basketball championship. Camden maintains it second place position with a first place finish in men’s basketball. Conference Standings: Manteo 65, Camden 58.5, Perquimans 51, Plymouth 39.



Carolina 1-A: League titles in women’s basketball and wrestling helped keep North Johnston at the top of the conference following the winter season. A men’s basketball crown allows Spring Creek to maintain second place while Princeton is still in third after capturing the league crown in indoor track. Conference Standings: North Johnston 41.5, Spring Creek 28, Princeton 27, Ayden Grifton 25, Rosewood 19.5, North Duplin 9.



Coastal Plains 1-A: The conference leader is still Topsail on the strength of a title in wrestling. Dixon and East Carteret both managed to hold on to their second and third place positions respectively in the conference. Conference Standings: Topsail 522.5, Dixon 447.5, East Carteret 407.5, Lejeune 330, Pamlico 250, Jones 232.5.



Northwest 1-A: Bishop McGuinness dominated the winter athletic season, taking league championships in men’s and women’s basketball as well as women’s swimming. Mount Airy moves from third to second place thanks to a men’s swimming title and by finishing as runner-up in men’s basketball. East Surry, the sixth place team in the conference after the fall season, is now in third after placing second in women’s swimming and basketball. Conference Standings: Bishop McGuinness 80, Mount Airy 69, East Surry 60, South Stokes 57, West Wilkes 53, East Wilkes 46.5, Alleghany 43, Elkin 40, North Stokes 34.5.



Smoky Mountain 1-A: A men’s basketball championship helped keep Murphy at the top of the league after winter sports. Hayesville is now by itself in second place after sharing the conference championship in wrestling with Swain. Conference Standings: Murphy 95.5, Hayesville 91, Swain 90.5, Robbinsville 88, Cherokee 50.5, Rosman 49.5, Andrews 48, Highlands 39, Hiwassee Dam 35, Blue Ridge 29, Nantahala 23.



Super Six 1-A: James Kenan is still the conference leader thanks to a men’s basketball title. Union moved from fourth to second place after a strong winter season that included a women’s basketball championship and a second place finish in men’s basketball. Midway dropped from second to third after finishing the season as the runner-up in women’s basketball. Conference Standings: James Kenan 25, Union 21, Midway 20, Hobbton 14, Lakewood 13, Wallace-Rose Hill 11.



Tar Roanoke 1-A: Weldon vaults from fourth to first place, paced by conference titles in both men’s and women’s basketball. Gates County is still in second after ending the season as the runner-up in women’s basketball while Louisburg drops to third place after a third place finish in the men’s basketball race. Conference Standings: Weldon 220, Gates County 215, Louisburg 195, Southeast Halifax 175, Northampton-East 160, North Edgecombe 130, Northampton-West 115.



Tideland 1-A: A conference championship in women’s basketball helped Cape Hatteras maintain its lead in the conference following the winter season. Jamesville and Creswell remain the second and third place teams in the league. Conference Standings: Cape Hatteras 23, Jamesville 21, Creswell 19, Mattamuskeet 14, Columbia 13, Bear Grass 10, Ocracoke 4.



Yadkin Valley 1-A: East Montgomery is still the conference leader following the winter season. Chatham Central is now in second with a women’s basketball title. Jordan Matthews drops from second to fourth place even after taking the crown in men’s basketball. Conference Standings: East Montgomery 89, Chatham Central 82, South Davidson 78.5, Jordan-Matthews 76.5, Thomasville 70, West Montgomery 69, North Moore 64.



Class 1-A/2-A Conference Results

Mid-State 1-A/2-A: A women’s swimming title helps keep Cardinal Gibbons ahead of the pack in the conference race. Orange is still in second after capturing the league crown in wrestling. Northwood holds steady in third place after finishing the season as the runner-up in men’s basketball. Conference Standings: Cardinal Gibbons 89, Orange 68.5, Northwood 61.5, Carrboro 59, Cedar Ridge 55.5, North Carolina School of Science and Math 45, Durham School of the Arts 40.5, Raleigh Charter 34, Graham 33, Cummings 31.



Rocky River 1-A/2-A: Mount Pleasant vaulted all the way from fourth to first place following a winter season in which it captured the league title in both wrestling and women’s swimming. West Stanly drops back into second with a runner-up finish in men’s basketball. North Stanly dropped from second to third place following the winter season after taking the conference crown in women’s basketball. Conference Standings: Mount Pleasant 75.5, West Stanly 74.5, North Stanly 71.5, South Stanly 66.5, Gray Stone Day 61.5, Albemarle 60.5, Monroe 54.5, Forest Hills 48.5, Central Academy 45, Union Academy 38.



Southeastern 1-A/2-A: West Bladen is the outright leader in the conference after capturing the league championship in men’s basketball. East Bladen moves from fourth to second place in the conference thanks to a women’s basketball crown. Conference Standings: West Bladen 26, East Bladen 23.5, Fairmont 20, Red Springs 19, St. Paul’s 18.5, South Robeson 18, West Columbus 17.



Southern Piedmont 1-A/2-A: A men’s basketball crown allows East Lincoln to retain its spot as the top team in the conference. North Lincoln remains in second place with a league title in women’s swimming. Lincolnton and Draughn finish the winter season tied for third place. Conference Standings: East Lincoln 155, North Lincoln 136, Lincolnton 116, Draughn 116, South Iredell 111, Highland Tech 107, West Lincoln 106, Cherryville 81, Bessemer City 64.



Waccamaw 1-A/2-A: South Brunswick dominated the winter athletic season, winning conference championships in men’s basketball, wrestling, indoor track, and men’s and women’s swimming, which allowed it to hold on to first. Pender is still in second after a tie for second in men’s basketball. Conference Standings: South Brunswick 73.5, Pender 62, North Brunswick 48, South Columbus 46, Whiteville 37, Heide Trask 37, East Columbus 28.5.



Western Highlands 1-A/2-A: Third place finishes in wrestling and women’s basketball helped move Polk County into the top spot in the conference after the winter season. Hendersonville drops from first to second after a third-place finish in men’s basketball. Charles D. Owen holds steady in third place with a runner-up spot in wrestling. Conference Standings: Polk County 98.5, Hendersonville 98, Charles D. Owen 96.5, Mountain Heritage 94, Avery 72, Madison 71, Mitchell 62.5.



Class 2-A Conference Results

Central Carolina 2-A: West Davidson is still the conference leader after capturing titles in men’s and women’s swimming and a third place finish in wrestling. A conference championship in men’s basketball and a runner-up finish in both women’s basketball and swimming help keep Salisbury in second place in the conference. Central Davidson remains in third after ending the winter as the runner-up in wrestling and men’s swimming. Conference Standings: West Davidson 87, Salisbury 86, Central Davidson 82, Ledford 75.5, East Davidson 68.5, Lexington 60, Providence Grove 54.4, North Rowan 43.5.



East Central 2-A: Croatan is in the driver’s seat in the conference after taking the championship in wrestling. A league title in men’s basketball helped secure the second place position for East Duplin. Conference Standings: Croatan 98, East Duplin 93, Swansboro 85.5, Clinton 85, Richlands 81, Northside 76.5, Southwest Onslow 70.5, South Lenoir 68.5.



Eastern Plains 2-A: North Pitt has supplanted Tarboro as the conference leader following the end of the winter schedule. Farmville Central is the new runner-up in the conference after taking second in women’s basketball and third in women’s indoor track. Tarboro has fallen from first to the third in the league. Conference Standings: North Pitt 36, Farmville Central 35.5, Tarboro 34.5, Greene Central 29.5, Goldsboro 26.5, North Lenoir 25.



Mountain Valley 2-A: Ashe County catapulted all the way from fourth to a tie for first place with Wilkes Central following the winter season. Ashe County won the league championship in men’s and women’s basketball while Wilkes Central was the runner-up in men’s basketball and wrestling. Conference Standings: Ashe County 108.5, Wilkes Central 108.5, Starmount 103.5, North Surry 100, Forbush 98, Surry Central 88.5, North Wilkes 76.



North State 2-A: West Stokes is still all alone at the top of the league on the strength of championships in men’s and women’s swimming, as well as a second place finish in women’s basketball. Eastern Guilford is still the second place team after capturing league crowns in wrestling and women’s basketball and a runner-up finish in men’s basketball. A men’s basketball championship allows Reidsville to remain in third place. Conference Standings: West Stokes 107, Eastern Guilford 96, Reidsville 94, McMichael 85, Southern Guilford 65, Atkins 40.



Northern Carolina 2-A: Bunn is still the frontrunner in the league after ending the winter as the runner up in wrestling and placing third in women’s basketball as well as men’s and women’s swimming. Franklinton is not far behind in second with a conference title in wrestling and a tie for second in men’s basketball. Southern Vance slides into the third place position with a conference crown in women’s swimming, a second place finish in men’s swimming, and third in women’s basketball. Conference Standings: Bunn 93.5, Franklinton 91.5, Southern Vance 86.5, Roanoke Rapids 84, Granville Central 52.5, Warren County 46, Northwest Halifax 40.



Western Athletic 2-A: West Henderson is still the conference leader thanks to sweeping the men’s and women’s swimming championships. North Henderson assumes second place in the league while Pisgah catapults from dead last to third place. thanks to winning league crowns in men’s and women’s basketball as well as wrestling. Conference Standings: West Henderson 490, North Henderson 420, Pisgah 400, Smoky Mountain 395, Brevard 395, East Henderson 390.



Class 2-A/3-A Conference Results

Catawba Valley 2-A/3-A: Hickory ended the winter season in first place after dominating the conference, winning championships in men’s and women’s swimming and basketball. St. Stephens moves up from third to second place after taking the title in wrestling and placing third in women’s swimming. Fred T. Foard drops from second to third after finishing the season as the runner-up in women’s swimming and placing third in men’s swimming. Conference Standings: Hickory 149, St. Stephens 137.5, Fred T. Foard 136.5, Newton-Conover 123, Hibriten 115, Bandys 106.5, Maiden 107, Patton 102.5, West Caldwell 88.5, Bunker Hill 86.5.



Northeastern Coastal 2-A/3-A: First Flight maintains its lead after a season in which it placed first in men’s and women’s swimming and tied for second in wrestling. Northeastern is still just behind in second place after ending the winter as the runner-up in wrestling and women’s swimming. Currituck moves from fourth to third place after taking the league title in wrestling and finishing second in men’s swimming. Conference Standings: First Flight 67, Northeastern 51, Currituck 50, Edenton 48, Hertford County 30, Pasquotank 29, Bertie 25.



Southwestern 2-A/3-A: Shelby is still the frontrunner in the conference thanks to championships in men’s and women’s basketball, women’s swimming, and a tie for first in wrestling. A men’s swimming crown and a tie for the league title in wrestling bump Kings Mountain from fourth place into second. R-S Central drops back into third place after a tie for first in wrestling and a runner-up finish in women’s swimming. Conference Standings: Shelby 59, Kings Mountain 40.5, R-S Central 47.5, East Rutherford 36, Chase 25.5, Burns 19.5.



Class 3-A Conference Results

Cape Fear Valley 3-A: Triton was able to maintain its conference lead after taking conference crowns in cheerleading, women’s indoor track, and third in men’s swimming. Harnett Central is now the second place team following top finishes in men’s and women’s swimming. Union Pines drops to third after ending the season as the runner-up in women’s basketball and wrestling. Conference Standings: Triton 149, Harnett Central 146, Union Pines 136.5, Western Harnett 132.5, South Johnston 124, Overhills 114.5, Southern Lee 109, Gray’s Creek 100.5.



Eastern Carolina 3-A: Hunt was able to retain its first place spot in the league by tying for first place in wrestling, women’s basketball and men’s and women’s swimming. Eastern Wayne retains the number two spot with shares of first in wrestling and men’s and women’s swimming. Beddingfield moves from fourth to third place after tying for first in women’s basketball and wrestling as well. Conference Standings: Hunt 120, Eastern Wayne 113, Beddingfield 102, Southern Wayne 99.5, C.B. Aycock 97, Kinston 48.5.



Mid Piedmont 3-A: Ragsdale swept the conference in men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s swimming, allowing it to maintain the lead in the conference race. Southeast Guilford holds down the number two spot on the strength of second place finishes in women’s basketball and men’s swimming. Conference Standings: Ragsdale 148.5, Southeast Guilford 132, Asheboro 127, Trinity 114.5, Eastern Randolph 102, Randleman 90, Southwestern Randolph 89.



Mid-State 3-A: Eastern Alamance is still the conference leader following the winter season. Williams maintains its hold on the second place position while J.F. Webb moves from fourth to third place. Conference Standings: Eastern Alamance 48.5, Williams 47, J.F. Webb 42.5, Southern Alamance 40, Northern Vance 39.5, South Granville 25.5.



Mountain Athletic 3-A: T.C. Roberson maintains its lead in the conference following the winter athletic season. Asheville and North Buncombe hold steady in the second and third place positions respectively. Conference Standings: T.C. Roberson 144, Asheville 123, North Buncombe 107, Tuscola 81, Franklin 71, Enka 71, Erwin 61.



NEW Six 3-A: A women’s swimming title and runner-up finishes in men’s swimming and men’s basketball help Fike maintain its lead in the tight conference race. Nash Central supplants Rocky Mount in second on the strength of conference championships in men’s swimming along with men’s and women’s basketball. Rocky Mount moves down one spot to third place in spite of a championship in women’s basketball. Conference Standings: Fike 114, Nash Central 109, Rocky Mount 108.5, Northern Nash 96.5, Southern Nash 82, Southwest Edgecombe 68.



North Piedmont 3-A: Lake Norman remains in first place in the league on the strength of league titles in men’s swimming and basketball, as well as a tie for first place in women’s swimming. Mooresville keeps its second spot with ties in wrestling and women’s swimming. Northwest Cabarrus leaps into third place after tying for first place in wrestling and men’s swimming. Conference Standings: Lake Norman 542.5, Mooresville 465, Northwest Cabarrus 362.5, South Rowan 330, East Rowan 307.5, Statesville 295, West Rowan 257.5, West Iredell 255, North Iredell 217.5, Carson 177.5.



Piedmont Triad 3-A: Reagan is still the class of the conference thanks to titles in men’s and women’s swimming and a second place finish in men’s basketball. Parkland captured conference crowns in wrestling and women’s basketball, allowing it to move from fourth to second place. Southwest Guilford drops to third place after finishing second in women’s basketball. Conference Standings: Reagan 50, Parkland 43.5, Southwest Guilford 43, Glenn 42, High Point Andrews 31.5, Carver 13.



South Piedmont 3-A: Marvin Ridge is still leading the conference race after winning league crowns in women’s swimming and finishing second in men’s basketball and swimming. Concord maneuvers all the way from fifth to second place after capturing crowns in men’s and women’s basketball. Hickory Ridge holds steady in third place with a championship in men’s swimming and a third place finish in women’s swimming. Conference Standings: Marvin Ridge 505, Concord 405, Hickory Ridge 387.5, Porter Ridge 375, Sun Valley 372.5, A.L. Brown 332.5, Piedmont 322.5, Parkwood 280, Anson 200.



Triad 3-A: The conference leader is still Western Guilford thanks to a second place finish in men’s swimming. Conference a championship in men’s and women’s swimming have propelled Northern Guilford all the way from fifth to second place in the league. Rockingham County is holding steady in the third place position after a runner-up finish in women’s basketball. Conference Standings: Western Guilford 64.5, Northeast Guilford 60, Rockingham County 49.5, Morehead 49, Northeast Guilford 47.5, Western Alamance 46, Dudley 34, Bartlett Yancey 31.5.



Class 3-A/4-A Conference Results

Big South 3-A/4-A: Forestview is the conference leader after the winter sports season thanks to top finishes in men’s and women’s basketball and women’s swimming. Ashbrook maintains its second place slot with a men’s swimming championship. East Gaston moves from fourth to third place thanks a conference wrestling crown. Conference Standings: Forestview 127.5, Ashbrook 125.5, East Gaston 116, South Point 109, Crest 94, Hunter Huss 84, North Gaston 79.



Coastal 3-A/4-A: Conference powerhouse J.H. Rose holds onto the conference’s top spot after sweeping the conference in men’s and women’s swimming. New Bern and West Carteret are still the second and third place teams respectively. Conference Standings: J.H. Rose 132.5, New Bern 130, West Carteret 116.5, Havelock 115, South Central 115, D.H. Conley 106.5, Washington 106, West Craven 60.5.



Mid-Eastern 3-A/4-A: League crowns in women’s basketball and men’s and women’s swimming help keep Hoggard atop the conference at the end of the winter. New Hanover holds down the second place position after finishing the season as the runner-up in women’s basketball and men’s and women’s swimming. A men’s basketball championship secures third place for Jacksonville. Conference Standings: Hoggard 72.5, New Hanover 59.5, Jacksonville 47.5, Laney 46, Ashley 43.5, White Oak 39.5, West Brunswick 24.5.



Queen City 3-A/4-A: Charlotte Catholic is still the leader in the conference race after capturing league titles in women’s basketball, wrestling, and men’s and women’s swimming. Olympic retains the runner-up position on the strength of league titles in men’s basketball and second place finishes in wrestling and women’s swimming. West Mecklenburg holds steady in third place after ending the winter as the runner up in men’s basketball and men’s swimming. Conference Standings: Charlotte Catholic 81, Olympic 63, West Mecklenburg 55, Harding 38, Berry Academy 31, Garinger 17, Waddell 14.



Class 4-A Conference Results

CAP Seven 4-A: The conference leader at the end of the winter season is Broughton, thanks to a first place tie in women’s basketball. Leesville Road is still in second after winning conference championships in wrestling, women’s swimming, and finishing as the runner-up in gymnastics. Enloe moves into third place after capturing league crowns in men’s swimming and gymnastics. Conference Standings: Broughton 69.5, Leesville Road 60.5, Enloe 59, Millbrook 50, Wakefield 49.5, Sanderson 39.5, Wake Forest-Rolesville 35.



Central Piedmont 4-A: Mount Tabor continues to dominate the conference after taking the conference championship in men’s and women’s basketball. R.J. Reynolds remains in second place on the strength of a women’s swimming title. West Forsyth is holding steady in third place thanks to a men’s swimming crown. Conference Standings: Mount Tabor 550, R.J. Reynolds 505, West Forsyth 475, Davie 437.5, North Davidson 387.5, North Forsyth 320.



Greater Neuse River 4-A: Clayton remains the leader in the conference race thanks to championships in cheerleading and men’s swimming. West Johnston is now in second outright after tying for first place in wrestling. Southeast Raleigh catapults from sixth to third place after sweeping the league in women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor track, and gymnastics. Conference Standings: Clayton 163.5, West Johnston 151.5, Southeast Raleigh 151, Holly Springs 144.5, Knightdale 143.5, Smithfield-Selma142, Garner 138.5, East Wake 134.5.



MECA Six 4-A: Hopewell is now in first in the league after winning the conference championship in men’s basketball. North Mecklenburg drops one spot to second place while Jay M. Robinson remains in third place with a league crown in wrestling. Conference Standings: Hopewell 60, North Mecklenburg 58.5, Jay M. Robinson 55.5, Mallard Creek 49.5, West Charlotte 30.5, Vance 30.5, Central Cabarrus 23.5.



Metro 4-A: Conference championships in women’s basketball, women’s swimming, and wrestling allow Northwest Guilford to maintain its hold on the conference lead. Grimsley and Page are tied for second place following the conclusion of the winter schedule. Grimsley won the men’s swimming crown and finished second in women’s swimming and men’s basketball. Page drops from second to third in spite of a conference title in men’s basketball, a runner-up finish in men’s swimming, and a third place finish in women’s swimming. Conference Standings: Northwest Guilford 61, Grimsley 48.5, Page 48.5, East Forsyth 40, High Point Central 34.5, Ben L. Smith 15.5



Mid-Southeastern 4-A: A second place finish in men’s basketball along with a third place finish in women’s basketball help keep Jack Britt atop the standings in the conference race. Pinecrest secures a second place finish after the winter season thanks to a third place finish in men’s basketball. League championships in wrestling and men’s basketball move Seventy First from fourth to third place in the conference. Conference Standings: Jack Britt 68, Pinecrest 59, Seventy First 48.5, Scotland 47.5, Richmond 46, Byrd 30, Hoke 30, Westover 28.



Northwestern 4-A: A.C. Reynolds enjoyed a strong winter season, tying for first place in women’s swimming and placing third men’s swimming and women’s basketball, maintaining its position as the top team. Watauga is still the second place team thanks to a conference title in men’s swimming and a third place finish in women’s swimming. Freedom moves up two spots to third place on the strength of league titles in men’s basketball and wrestling. Conference Standings: A.C. Reynolds 63, Watauga 62, Freedom 50, South Caldwell 47.5, Alexander Central 43, East Burke 39, McDowell 31.5.



PAC Six 4-A: Runner-up finishes in wrestling and women’s swimming allow Chapel Hill to maintain its lead in the conference race. East Chapel Hill holds down the second place position thanks to conference titles in men’s and women’s swimming. Jordan is still the third place team at the end of the winter season. Conference Standings: Chapel Hill 70.5, East Chapel Hill 68, Jordan 64.5, Riverside 60, Northern 53.5, Person 34.5, Hillside 26.5, Southern Durham 24.5.



Southwestern 4-A: Myers Park continues to lead the conference cup race with a conference championship in men's basketball and second place finishes in wrestling and girl's swimming. Providence is second on the strength of conference titles in men's and women's swimming. Butler is currently the third place team with conference titles in women's basketball and wrestling. Conference Standings: Myers Park 131, Providence 118.5, Butler 112, Ardrey Kell 109, Weddington 98.5, South Mecklenburg 96, East Mecklenburg 84.5, Independence 75.5.



Tri-Eight 4-A: Green Hope remains the conference leader after taking the conference title in men’s and women’s swimming. Apex is the new second place team thanks to a women’s basketball championship while Athens Drive drops to third place after ending the season as the runner-up in men’s and women’s basketball. Conference Standings: Green Hope 88.5, Apex 82.5, Athens Drive 74.5, Panther Creek 67.5, Middle Creek 60, Cary 58.5, Fuquay-Varina 42.5, Lee County 42.5.



Two Rivers 4-A: A league title in men’s basketball allowed Terry Sanford to keep the overall lead in the conference. Conference championships in women’s basketball and wrestling allow South View to maintain its hold on second place while Pine Forest moves from fifth to third place after ending the season as the runner-up in men’s basketball and wrestling. Conference Standings: Terry Sanford 52, South View 49, Pine Forest 35, Cape Fear 34, Lumberton 33, E.E. Smith 25.5, Purnell Swett 21.5.