CHAPEL HILL— Michaela Nelms from Nash Central High School and Jordan Whitfield from Millbrook High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards, powered by Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association received a violation report from Newton-Conover High School that they used an ineligible wrestler in the Dual Team Wrestling State Championship final.
By rule, Newton-Conover must vacate the team championship won. NCHSAA Handbook rule 3.2.3.f states, “If a winning team is disqualified at the conclusion of the first round, the losing team will advance. Otherwise, if a disqualification occurs during the playoffs or after the playoffs have concluded, that place or position remains vacant.”
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Cuthbertson women claimed their first indoor Track and Field championship on Saturday as they edged West Carteret 71-54. Marvin Ridge grabbed their third championship on the men’s side in the last four years, out running Jacksonville 57-38.
CARY, N.C – Marvin Ridge women opened the 3A Swimming and Diving State Championship meet with a huge win in the Women’s 200 Medley Relay and didn’t look back on their way to a fourth straight state championship. The Mavericks men’s team made things a little more interesting than their female counterparts, but not much more, as the Maverick men won two of the three relay events on their way to the Men’s first state championship in the sport in school history.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The High Point Central women got two individual wins from Tamara Clark and a relay win to help earn the school’s first women’s Indoor Track & Field Championship. Meanwhile Panther Creek held off West Forsyth and Green Hope thanks to a record setting day for J Johnson, earning the Catamounts’ first team Indoor Track and Field title.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- The North Brunswick men dominated their way to their fourth straight 1A/2A Indoor Track Championship while the T.W. Andrews women held off a hard charge from the three-time defending champions Cummings to get the Red Raiders’ first indoor title on the women’s side.
CARY, N.C. – The South Mecklenburg men’s team took home their third straight 4A state championship as they held off Hough 279-208 by taking two of the three relay events at the meet. The Hough women nabbed their second straight title led by Jennifer Giacalone who won the 1-meter diving event with a score of 474.40.
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.
THE NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
The North Carolina High School Athletic Conference (NCHSAC) served for many years as the athletic organization for historically black high schools during many of the days of segregation.
CARY, N.C. – The Pine Lake Prep women dominated the 1A/2A Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship, as the team won two of the three relays on the day to win the school’s second straight state championship in the sport. On the men’s side Washington cruised to their second straight championship by winning two of the three relays as well.
CHAPEL HILL – The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced a change in venues for the 2017 Eastern Regional Basketball Finals. The event will still be held in Fayetteville, but the dual site event will be held on the campuses of Fayetteville State University and Methodist University.
The two schools will play host to the Regional Finals, the fifth round of the NCHSAA State Playoffs, in all four of the Association’s classifications for both Men’s and Women’s Basketball.
When North Surry took the court earlier this year, they had a group of three outstanding seniors that each played on the Varsity team since their freshman seasons. Mason Hawks, Carter Phillips and Kendal Tucker have all been staples in the North Surry lineup since their first year on campus.
Just last Friday, the trio completed a quite impressive accomplishment as all three crossed the 1,000 career point mark, all in the same season.