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Mar 6, 2021

TRINITY, NC – Wilson Prep won the school’s first NCHSAA State Championship in any sport, taking down Lincoln Charter 65-58 in an exciting game that saw Wilson Prep pull away late. Up 57-54 with 1:55 to go, the Tigers used an 8-0 run to ice the game. 

Devyn Bullock was the floor leader for Wilson Prep. His 13 points and seven rebounds were a catalyst to the victory. Bullock was selected as the Charlie Adams 1A Men’s Basketball Championship Most Valuable Player for his efforts. 

Mar 6, 2021

CLIMAX, NC – In the highest scoring State Championship Game in the 108-year history of the NCHSAA State Basketball Championships, Farmville Central’s pace and athleticism proved too much for Hendersonville in the 2A Men’s Championship Game as the Jaguars raced past the Bearcats 113-98. The Jaguars secured their third straight State Championship including last year’s Co-Championship that they shared with Shelby when the season was halted due to COVID-19. 

Mar 6, 2021

CLIMAX, NC – Shelby built an early lead just to watch Farmville Central whittle it down to one at the half. However, the Golden Lions responded in the second half, stretching their lead out to as many as 16 on their way to defeating Farmville Central 77-62 to win the 2A Women’s Basketball State Championship. 

Maraja Pass was outstanding in all facets of the game for Shelby, engineering the offense masterfully from the point guard position. She scored 31 points, and had 8 assists on her way to earning the Kay Yow 2A Most Valuable Player Award in the game.

Mar 6, 2021

TRINITY, NC – The Murphy Bulldogs got a pair of 22-point performances from Torin Rogers and Sarah Pullium to boost the Bulldogs to the program’s fourth State Championship and a 76-34 victory over Princeton. The win gave Murphy back-to-back Championships after sharing last year’s title with Weldon when the Board of Directors awarded Co-State Championships to the Regional Champions as the State Finals were postponed and then ultimately cancelled due to COVID-19. 

Mar 6, 2021

TRINITY, NC – Leah Barringer exploded for 32 points on 10 for 12 shooting and a perfect seven of seven at the line to lead Z.B. Vance to a 74-38 win over Garner and their second straight state championship. Barringer was chosen as the Kay Yow 4A State Championship MVP for her performance.

Mar 6, 2021

CLIMAX, NC – Weddington pushed their way past Northwood 56-47 thanks to a quartet of players in double figures led by junior guard Chase Lowe’s 14 points. Lowe was named the Charlie Adams 3A Most Valuable Player in the game, leading the Warriors to their first state championship in Men’s Basketball.

Mar 3, 2021
 

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Mar 2, 2021

CHAPEL HILL— Meredith Wooten from Princeton High School and Cavanaugh MacQuarrie from Charlotte Catholic High School, have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week award. Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from coaches, media, and school administrators. 

Mar 2, 2021
Below is the list of approved broadcasts for the 2021 NCHSAA Basketball Regional Finals. Links will direct you to outlets approved to broadcast the game. NFHS Network will provide live video for games where they are listed as an outlet.
 
1A WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP REGIONAL FINALS PAIRINGS
East
Mar 1, 2021

Former Franklinton High School coach, teacher, and athletic director Lester Wilder passed away over the weekend. Wilder coached numerous sports during his 41-year career at Franklinton, however, he was probably best known for leading the Red Rams Women’s Basketball teams until he retired in 2017. 

Feb 26, 2021
1A WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS
East
#5 East Carteret (8-6) vs. #9 Northside-Pinetown (11-4); 6:00 PM; NFHS Network
Feb 26, 2021

Longtime Maiden head football coach and NCHSAA Hall of Fame member, Tom Brown, passed away earlier this week. Brown was one of the state’s most successful football coaches at the high school level after coming to the state from his home in Pennsylvania to attend Lenoir-Rhyne College. 

Feb 26, 2021

During the month of February, in honor of Black History Month, the NCHSAA website will feature information about African Americans who have made major contributions to the great tradition of high school sports in our state. We hope you find these both entertaining and informative. Our thanks to Rick Strunk, former NCHSAA Associate Commissioner, for his research into many of these articles.

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