Monday, October 31, 2011

10/31 playoff update


Brackets for both the N.C. High School Athletic Association and N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association football playoffs were released during the weekend. Here are the match-ups for Lake Norman-area teams (local teams in bold):

No. 5 Lake Norman Charter at No. 4 South Stokes

No. 8 East Lincoln at No. 1 Starmount

No. 7 East Davidson at No. 2 South Iredell
No. 6 Ashe County at No. 3 Bandys

No. 8 Hopewell at No. 1 TC Roberson
No. 7 East Gaston at No. 2 Mooresville

No. 7 Lake Norman at No. 2 South Caldwell

Div. II
No. 8 Forsyth Country Day at No. 1 SouthLake Christian

Div. III
No. 4 Fayetteville Christian at No. 1 Davidson Day (to be played at Hopewell High)

In the NCHSAA playoffs, Bandys and Hough both lost in the fourth round of their respective brackets.

North Surry def. Bandys 3-2

Watauga def. Hough 3-0

SouthLake Christian wrapped up its season Saturday, losing its first match of the year in the 3A state championship game against Charlotte Latin, which won its eighth consecutive state title. The Eagles finished the year with a 27-1 record.

SouthLake Christian def. Charlotte Latin 3-0

Cross country
The NCHSAA regionals were held Saturday. Lake Norman Charter and North Lincoln had a good weekend, winning both the girls' and boys' West regional titles in the 1A and 2A classes, respectively.

The Knight boys were led by Michael Westbay and Jordan Wallace, who finished third and fourth respectively in the race. On the girls' side, Sarah Hardin won the regional title with a time of 20:18, while Stephanie Zaino finished second in the race.

North Lincoln's boys were led by regional champion Chris Boyle and Andrew Fea, who finished second., while Savannah Fornshell's second-place finish led the girls. East Lincoln finished second in the boys' side and fourth in the girls' standings.

At the 4A regional races, Lake Norman and Mooresville finished sixth and seventh in the boys' standings, while Hough finished 10th, Hopewell 17th and North Mecklenburg 18th.The Wildcats' girls led local teams, finishing sixth, while Hough was ninth. North Meck was 14th, Mooresville 15th and Hopewell 16th.

For complete results, N.C. Runners has them compiled.

The state championships take place Saturday.

The NCISAA state championships were held this weekend. Davidson Day's girls had the best outcome, finishing secon at the event. They were led by Melissa Zammitti, who was fourth in the race, and Rachel Bringewatt, who was eighth. The Patriot boys  finished sixth at the event. SouthLake was 14th in the girls' side and 16th in the boys' standings at the 2A races.

For complete results, check out the NCISAA's website.