Celebrating 100 Years: This Day In NCHSAA History

March 26, 1988

On this day in history in the NCHSAA, coach Daryl McClure of the Hayesville women’s basketball team won the first of six consecutive 1-A state championships by defeating Hobbton 70-53 at Carmichael Auditorium. Alice Carter earned MVP honors.

March 26, 1994

On this day in history in the NCHSAA, Morganton Freedom guard Danny Johnson fired in a Smith Center high school record 37 points to lead the Patriots to an 87-75 victory over Cary for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A men’s basketball championship. Johnson was a unanimous choice for Most Valuable Player, hitting 12 of 18 shots from the floor.