Sports briefs

Spider reaches state golf tournament

Concord's Sarah Bertram, the South Piedmont Conference golfer of the year, reached the state 1A/2A/3A tournament earlier this week. Bertram shot an 86 at regionals, placing ninth.

Concord wins SPC boys' soccer championship

The Spiders finished the regular season with four consecutive wins to claim the South Piedmont Conference title with a 14-2-4 record (11-0-3 in the SPC).

Concord was closely followed by second-place Hickory Ridge (15-4-1, 11-3-0) and third-place Jay M. Robinson (12-5-4, 10-2-2).

Cox Mill (11-5-3, 7-5-2) and Northwest Cabarrus (7-11-2, 5-7-2) will join these teams in the 3A state playoffs, which kick off today.