Providence High produced boys and girls champions at the N.C. 4A West Regional cross-country meet at McAlpine Park Saturday.
Providence’s Grace Sullivan won the girls event in a time of 17 minutes, 40 seconds. She topped Ardrey Kell’s Sydney Foreman (17:43) and Providence’s Bianca Bishop (17:43). Providence won the girls team title, ahead of second place Myers Park. Skyland Roberson was third.
In the boys race, Providence’s Wyatt Maxey ran a time of 15:39 to win over Lake Norman’s Patrick Sheehan (15:43). Mooresville’s Tim Coffey was third (15:51).
Lake Norman won the team title, just ahead of Providence. Skyland Roberson was third.
• Malia Ellington of Community School of Davidson won the 1A West regional girls title at Cherokee High School, running a time of 20:02.73. She led her team to the team title. Lincoln Charter was second. Community School also won the boys team title.
• Weddington won the N.C. 3A MidWest boys title. North Lincoln was second and Marvin Ridge third. North Lincoln’s Ryan Shannon (15:34) won the individual title, ahead of teammate Andrew Fea (15:35). Marvin Ridge won the girls title. North Lincoln was second and Weddington third. Marvin Ridge’s Alexa King, a freshman, ran a time of 17:52 to win the individual title over Allie Castro of North Lincoln (18:23).
• Maiden’s Corbin Boyles won the NCHSAA 2A West regional at Freedom High. Lake Norman Charter’s Matthew Panza was second. Franklin won the team title. Lake Norman Charter was second. Frances Massey of East Lincoln, a freshman, won the girls title and she led East LIncoln to the team title. Lake Norman Charter was third.
Country Day wins NCISAA girls tennis title
Country Day ended Providence Day’s run of four straight N.C. Independent Schools state championships Saturday.
In a rematch of Providence Day’s 5-4 championship win in the 2012 champonship, Country Day got a 2-1 advantage in doubles and won 5-1 over Providence Day.
Country Day’s doubles teams of Ishana Nigam/Rachel Carroll and Aletta Ryan/Julia Loesch got the Bucs off to a good start and Country Day got three straight singles wins from Avery Hunter, Carroll and Kylie Mahar to seal the championship.
• Statesville Christian lost in the 1A final 5-4 to Wayne Country Day. Statesville Christian had won nine straight state championships.
Country Day falls in NCISAA soccer finals
Charlotte Country Day lost 3-1 to North Raleigh Christian in the N.C. Independent Schoools 3A championship. Country Day was down 1-0 at halftime and 3-0 in the second half before Eli Roddey scored the Bucs’ only goal. Country Day goalie Joey Vitale had six saves.
• Hickory Christian fell 4-2 in two overtimes to Grace Christian in the NCISAA 1A championship.
Tennis: Community School’s Mudge wins state title
Community School of Davidson’s Courtney Mudge beat teammate Marisa Deininger for the NCHSAA 1A state championship in Cary Saturday.
After winning two matches Friday fairly easily, with three of the four sets at 6-0, Mudge beat Deininger in two tiebreakers, winning 7-6 (6-3), 7-6 (6-2).
In doubles, Gray Stone Day’s doubles team of Libby Fowler and Brooke Herlocker won the state title, beating Mount Airy’s Davi Barbour and Haley Thomas 1-6, 6-4, 6-2.
• Weddington’s Heidi Swope won the NCSAA 3A individual state tennis championship Saturday in Burlington. She beat Cox Mill’s Sarah Jiang 6-3, 6-0
• In the 2A finals, Bandys’ Cassidy Shell beat Shelby’s Nancy Bridges 6-2, 6-0 in the championship match. Bridges defeated Lake Norman Charter’s Hannah Archer in one semifinal in three sets.
In doubles, Salisbury’s Alexandra Drye and Madeline Hoskins defeated Brevard’s Alexandra Drye and Madeline Hoskins. The Brevard duo won the 2012 state championship.
Volleyball: Westminster Catawba wins first NCISAA title
Westminster Catawba beat Durham Trinity 3-2 Saturday in Raleigh to win the N.C. Independent Schools 2A title. It was the first for Westminster Catawba, located in Rock Hiill. Westminster finished the season at 24-5.
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