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Jun 4, 2006




CHATHAM CENTRAL EXPLODES FOR 20 HITS

TO CLINCH NCHSAA STATE 1- A BASEBALL SERIES



RALEIGH – Second baseman Spencer Andrews rapped out four hits Sunday afternoon in a 20-hit assault as Chatham Central rolled to a 13-3 decision over West Columbus in the third and decisive game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A baseball championship series at Doak Field on the N.C. State campus.


Jun 4, 2006

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2006 STATE 4-A SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

WALNUT CREEK SOFTBALL COMPLEX, RALEIGH



FRIDAY’S RESULTS

STATE SEMIFINALS

Matthews David Butler 3, North Davidson 0

Wake Forest-Rolesville 6, Wilmington Ashley 0 (6 innings, rain)



SATURDAY’S RESULTS

WINNER’S BRACKET FINAL

Butler 2, Wake Forest-Rolesville 1 (8 innings)



ELIMINATION GAME

North Davidson 11, Wilmington Ashley 1


Jun 3, 2006


GREENSBORO— North Lenoir exploded for six runs in its final at-bat on Saturday night to defeat East Bend Forbush 10-5 in the third and decisive game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A baseball championship at First Horizon Park.



The Hawks improved their record to 30-3 in clinching their second consecutive NCHSAA state title, winning 19 of their last 21 games. Forbush ended the year 29-6.


Jun 3, 2006


GREENSBORO -- Alex White used his bat and his arm to rally Greenville D.H. Conley as the Vikings defeated Jamestown Ragsdale 2-0 in the third and final game on Saturday night in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A baseball championship series at First Horizon Park.



Conley, which dropped the series opener on Friday night but then won a pair of games on Saturday, earned its second consecutive NCHSAA title. The Vikings earned the 4-A crown last year and then moved to 3-A in the new alignment.


Jun 3, 2006


RALEIGH – Zach Andrews ripped a bases-loaded double in the first inning to get West Columbus off and running and the Vikings beat Chatham Central 9-2 on Saturday afternoon in the second game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A baseball championship series on the N.C. State University campus.



The West Columbus victory evened the best of three series at a game apiece. Chatham Central had won the completion of Friday night’s suspended game 9-8 earlier in the day.


Jun 1, 2006

An error was made in some of the 2006 Baseball Championship Series Programs. Here is a corrected list of the coaching staff for each school:



1A

Chatham Central

Head Coach: Bill Slaughter

Assistants: Matthew Cox, Derrick Scott and Matt LaRue

Managers: Tyler and Lauren Slaughter

Statisticians: Whitney Wicker and Brittany Smith



West Columbus

Head Coach: Ricky Young

Assistants: Keith Ransom, Eddie Beck and Chris Nance

Statisticians: Shirley McClerey

May 31, 2006


RALEIGH- As usual, pitching and defense should be featured as the top fast-pitch teams in the state prepare for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships this weekend.



The top four teams in each classification have qualified for the double-elimination tournaments at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex. All four of the championships are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.

The opening rounds pair Eastern representatives against Eastern representatives and West against West.


May 31, 2006


Some perennial powers and some relative newcomers to the finals in North Carolina high school baseball will be trying to add hardware to their trophy cases this weekend in the 90th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state baseball championship series.


May 28, 2006


CARY – Senior Sarah Kirkley knocked home the only goal of the game with just 1:23 left to play to lift defending champion Raleigh Broughton to a 1-0 decision over Charlotte Providence in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A women’s soccer championship at the SAS Soccer Park on Saturday.



It was Broughton’s nine NCHSAA state title and 13th appearance in the state championship game in the last 15 years. The Caps now have an incredible 68-7 record all-time in NCHSAA women’s soccer playoff competition.


May 27, 2006


CARY – Junior forward Tandy Banks figured in five goals as Jacksonville White Oak dominated play and rolled to a 6-1 triumph over Southwest Guilford in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A women’s soccer championship on Saturday afternoon at SAS Soccer Park.



Banks, who was selected as the championship Most Valuable Player, scored two goals and had three assists to lead the way for the Lady Vikings. Banks finished the season with a whopping 62 goals.


May 27, 2006


BURLINGTON – East Chapel Hill held off Charlotte Providence 5-2 to take the 4-A state championship in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association men’s dual team tennis finals at the Burlington Tennis Center on Saturday.


May 27, 2006


CARY – Junior midfielder Samantha Dunn scored a pair of goals to lead Swansboro to a convincing 5-0 victory over Wilkes Central on Saturday afternoon in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state

1-A/2-A women’s soccer championship at SAS Soccer Park.



Dunn was named the championship’s Most Valuable Player as Swansboro dominated play en route to its 23rd victory of the year against one loss and one tie. Tawana Jackson also had a pair of assists for the winners.


May 25, 2006


CARY- Three North Carolina High School Athletic Association women's state soccer championships will be decided this weekend in the 21st annual NCHSAA finals at SAS Soccer Park.



The 4-A championship will be played Friday night at 7:30 p.m., and then a doubleheader on Saturday will feature the 3-A and the 1-A/2-A title games.



The 4-A championship sends perennial power Raleigh Broughton (25-0-1) against Charlotte Providence (19-2-2).


May 25, 2006


BURLINGTON - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s 16th annual state men’s dual team tennis championships will come to the Burlington Tennis Center on Saturday, with some familiar powers in tennis once again competing for state championships.



All four classification championships are scheduled for Saturday, with the 3-A and 4-A classifications starting at 9 a.m. and then the 1-A and 2-A to begin at 1 p.m.. All the teams qualifying for the finals advanced with victories in the semifinal round on Thursday.


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