↑Area volleyball conference champions: champions in the Observer region included Richmond Senior (SAC 8 4A), Hickory Ridge (Southwestern 4A), Marvin Ridge (Southern Carolina), Cox Mill (South Piedmont 3A), Mount Pleasant (Rocky River), Hough (I-MECK)
↑Ishod Finger, Metrolina Christian football: Finger has rushed for 1,822 yards and is in reach of the Union County single-season record of 2,342 set by Sun Valley’s Allen Funderburke in 2014. Finger ranks second in the state in rushing behind East Montgomery’s Courtney McKinney (1,830). Finger’s team (6-2) plays Rabun Gap at home Friday. He has one more regular-season game remaining plus as many as three playoff games.
↑Hough soccer: team beat West Charlotte 9-0 to clinch a seventh straight conference title. Hough is 18-1 overall, 12-0 in the I-MECK.
Wednesday’s Top Performers
Chase Gilley, East Lincoln soccer: three goals in a 4-2 win over Maiden. Gilley has 26 goals this season, a new school-record.
Myles Lloyd, Mallard Creek soccer: goalie recorded his third straight shutout in Wednesday’s 1-0 win over North Meck.
SouthFork 2A All-Conference Volleyball
All Conference Selections
Lake Norman Charter
Player of the Year
Coach of the Year
Wednesday’s Girls Tennis Results
AIKEN 4, LANCASTER 2
1. Katie McBride LHS was defeated by Carolyn Marvin AHS 3-6 4-6
2. Aalela Blackmon LHS was defeated by Ryianna Williams AHS 1-6 2-6
3. Rebekah Sapp LHS defeated Kendall Moss AHS 2-6 7-6 Tie break 10-5
4. Tiesha Shannon LHS defeated Kate Boone AHS 6-3 6-3
5. Katelyn Prete LHS was defeated by Emily Doherty AHS 2-6 1-6
2. Courteney Hicks & Naiya Patel LHS was defeated by Porter Ingram & Ellen Vaughters AHS 4-6 4-6
Note: Lancaster overall record was 11-5; Regional record was 8-2