Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Fall sports standings announced

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced the standings for fall sports in the Wachovia Cup competitions for the 2008-2009 sports season.

The Wachovia Cup award, sponsored by Wachovia and the NCHSAA, recognizes high schools with the best athletic performance within each of the state¹s four classifications. Wachovia has sponsored the conference awards program since 1980.

The Wachovia Conference Cup is a companion to the Wachovia Cup, a statewide award given to schools with the best performance in all four classifications. In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play. Each conference determines its’ method of awarding points.

Results from Observer-area conferences:


CLASS 1A/2A

Rocky River 1A/2A
: West Stanly secures the top spot in the conference, thanks to a championship in men's cross country and a second place finish in women's cross country. North Stanly is in second place on the strength of a women's tennis title. Gray Stone Day rounds out the top three after taking the crown in men's cross country.
Conference standings: West Stanly 42.5, North Stanly 39, Gray Stone Day 38, Mt. Pleasant 37.5, Albemarle 37.5, South Stanly 36, Forest Hills 30, Monroe 24.5, Central Academy 20, Union Academy 19.

Southern Piedmont 1A/2A: East Lincoln is the early conference leader at the end of the fall after winning championships in football, women¹s cross country, and women¹s Golf. North Lincoln is the runner-up in the league while Lincolnton is just behind North in third place after capturing the crown in men¹s cross country.
Conference standings: East Lincoln 88, North Lincoln 78, Lincolnton 73, West Lincoln 64, South Iredell 63, Draughn 58, Highland Tech 57, Cherryville 40, Bessemer City 37.


CLASS 2A

Central Carolina 2A: Conference crowns in volleyball and football propelled West Davidson to the top spot in the league. Salisbury is in second place after championships in men¹s soccer, women¹s tennis, and cross country.
Conference standings: West Davidson 50, Salisbury 47, Central Davidson 42, Ledford 41.5, East Davidson 38.5, Providence Grove 28.5, Lexington 28, North Rowan 21.5.


CLASS 2A/3A

Catawba Valley 2A/3A: An outstanding fall for Hickory has the Red Tornadoes in first place after winning conference crowns in women¹s cross country, women¹s tennis, men¹s soccer, as well as a second place finish in volleyball. Fred T. Foard is in second in the conference with top finishes in men¹s cross country and volleyball.
Conference standings: Hickory 83, Fred T. Foard 78.5, St. Stephens 74.5, Newton-Conover 71, Hibriten 59.5, Patton 59, Maiden 56.5, Bunker Hill 53.5, Bandys 52, West Caldwell 41.5.

Southwestern 2A/3A: Conference championships in men's soccer, women's cross country, and women's tennis have Shelby in first place at the end of the fall. R-S Central is in second place, having taken the men's cross country crown and finishing second in volleyball and men's soccer.
Conference Standings: Shelby 31, R-S Central 28, East Rutherford 21, Kings Mountain 20, Chase 13, Burns 12.


CLASS 3A

Northern Piedmont 3A: Conference championships in men's soccer, women's tennis, and a tie for first place in women's golf have Lake Norman in the top spot in the league at the end of the fall. Mooresville is a close second with titles in men¹s cross country and football. Statesville won a championship of its own in football and tied for first in women¹s golf, securing third place overall.
Conference Standings: Lake Norman 310, Mooresville 292.5, Statesville 192.5, Northwest Cabarrus 177.5, South Rowan 175, West Iredell 160, West Rowan 152.5, East Rowan 137.5, Carson 120, North Iredell 117.5.

South Piedmont 3A: Marvin Ridge is in the top spot in the league on the strength of first place finishes in men's soccer and men's cross country, as well as a second place finish in women's golf. Sun Valley is in second place, thanks to a championship in women¹s cross country and a fourth place finish in men¹s soccer. Hickory Ridge is not far behind in third place, after taking the conference crown in volleyball and placing second in men¹s cross country.
Conference standings: Marvin Ridge 310, Sun Valley 225, Hickory Ridge 222.5, A.L. Brown 205, Concord 202.5, Porter Ridge 197.5, Parkwood 190, Piedmont 177.5, Anson 115.


CLASS 3A/4A

Big South 3A/4A: Forestview is the leader after fall sports, winning championships in men¹s cross country and men's soccer. Ashbrook is a close second with league titles in women's golf and women's tennis. South Point captured conference crowns in football and women¹s cross country, securing third place overall.
Conference standings: Forestview 75, Ashbrook 72.5, South Point 68, East Gaston 63.5, Crest 53.5, North Gaston 44.5, Hunter Huss 43.

Queen City 3A/4A: Charlotte Catholic is out in front after sweeping league crowns in football, men's soccer, volleyball, women's tennis, men's and women's cross country, and women's golf. Olympic is in second place thanks to runner-up finishes in women¹s cross country, football, and men's soccer.
Conference standings: Charlotte Catholic 49, Olympic 37, West Mecklenburg 30, Harding 16, Berry Academy 12, Garinger 12, Waddell 9.


CLASS 4A

MECA 7 4A: Top finishes in women¹s cross country, women's tennis, and a tie for first in volleyball propelled North Mecklenburg to the top spot in the conference. Hopewell is in second place after a first-place finish in volleyball. A men¹s soccer title helped put Jay M. Robinson third in the league. Conference Standings: North Mecklenburg 34.5, Hopewell 33, Jay M. Robinson 32.5, Mallard Creek 23.5, Vance 15.5, Central Cabarrus 14.5, West Charlotte 14.5.

Northwestern 4A: A strong fall season for A.C. Reynolds has the Rockets in first place in the conference after winning league championships in football, women¹s golf, men's soccer, and women¹s tennis. Watauga is not far behind in second place, after capturing men¹s and women¹s cross country titles, as well as sharing the top spot in volleyball. Alexander Central is in third place, with a share of first in volleyball and a fourth place finish in men¹s soccer.
Conference standings: A.C. Reynolds 43, Watauga 41.5, Alexander Central 28, South Caldwell 25.5, Freedom 22, East Burke 21, McDowell 15.

Southwestern 4A: Myers Park holds the top spot in the league thanks to conference championships in women's tennis, men's soccer, and men's and women's cross country. Providence is in second in the conference after runner-up finishes in women's tennis and women's cross country. Conference standings: Myers Park 48, Providence 40, Ardrey Kell 36, Butler 33.5, Weddington 33, South Mecklenburg 26, East Mecklenburg 15, Independence 13.5

- Cliff Mehrtens

1 comments:

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