Saturday, May 16, 2009

Northside, Hickory Grove win NCISAA softball titles

Northside Christian beat Fayetteville Christian 3-1 and 2-1 in a best-of-3 series in the N.C. Independent 2A finals. Northside won its third straight championship.

The 2A All-State team: Samantha Melton, Fayetteville Christian; Caitlin Campbell, Gaston Christian; Erin Taylor, Northside; Mallory Broome, Metrolina; Shelby King, Arendell Parrott; Lauren Osborne, Village Christian; Emily Hestor, Fay. Christian; Paige Buffkin, Cape Fear; Krystyn Pracht, Fay. Christian; Rebecca Leigh, HP Christian; Kelsey Burgess, Gaston Christian; Bethany Gesell, HP Christian; Megan Sherrill, St. David’s; Brittany Hamill, Halifax; Mary Ann Ladd, Calvary Baptist

In the 3A finals, Hickory Grove stopped North Raleigh Christian 12-2 to win the championship. Hickory Grove also won the girls 3A basketball championship in February.

The 3A All-State team: Chelsea Beard, Forsyth Country Day; Garland Austin, Charlotte Latin; Rebecca Gift, N. Raleigh Christian; Brey Dorsett, Forsyth; Jasmine Robbins, Providence Day; Caitlin Coley, N. Raleigh; Chelsea Macaluso, Hickory Grove; Elizabeth Dyer, Providence Day; Kaitlyn Francis, Ravenscroft; Taylor Dicken, Cannon; Julie Harris, Cannon; Amanda McArthur, Hickory Grove; Jordyn Arrowood, Hickory Grove