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HS Spring Roundup: Charlotte Latin's championship march continues in girls soccer

Charlotte Latin's girls soccer team
Charlotte Latin's girls soccer team

Charlotte Latin continued its advance toward another North Carolina private schools’ Class 3A girls’ soccer title Friday night with a 5-0 blanking of Covenant Day.

The Hawks’ quarterfinal victory moves them into the semifinals against the winner of Saturday’s match between North Raleigh Christian and High Point Wesleyan. Charlotte Latin is top-seeded in the 3A tournament.

The Hawks (17-1-1) got three goals from school all-time scoring leader Mary Elliott McCabe, and Claudia Dieker added two assists. Anna Calloway had a goal and an assist.

Featured performers

Kate Anderson, Cece Colombo (Charlotte Latin, girls’ lacrosse): Anderson and Colombo each scored three goals and added an assist in the Hawks’ 19-7 private school playoff quarterfinal victory over Cary Academy.

Gabby Baylog (Marvin Ridge girls’ softball): Baylor pitched a three-hitter as the Mavericks edged West Rowan 5-4 in a second-round 3A game.

Emerson Douds (Weddington boys’ track): Douds, a junior won the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes at the 3A Midwest Regional track and field meet in Greensboro. He also finished second in the 400-meter dash.

Madison Maynard (Indian Trail Metrolina Christian girls’ softball): Maynard hit her second grand slam homer of the season, helping her team trounce Charlotte Christian 13-1 in the first round of the 3A private school playoffs.

Chloe Thomas (Richburg Lewisville girls’ softball): Thomas threw a shutout and Lewisville advanced to the S.C. 1A championship series against East Clarendon, beating McBee 2-0 in the Upper State finals.

Track and field

Weddington’s boys’ team dominated running events Friday at the 3A Midwest Regional at Greensboro Dudley High. Girls’ competition was led by Winston-Salem Parkland, Southwest Guilford, and Northern Guilford. Weddington’s Emerson Douds won two events and was second in another.

Other area double-winners were Joshua Parks of Kannapolis A.L. Brown and Anna Bristle of Monroe Parkwood.

3A Midwest Regional winners:


100-meter dash: Emerson Douds (Weddington), 10.72; 200-meter dash: Douds (Weddington), 21.46; 400-meter dash: Joshua Parks (Kannapolis A.L. Brown), 48.04; 800-meter run: Cameron Ponder (Winston-Salem Mount Tabor), 1:53.81; 1,600-meter run: Michael Moerk (Mount Tabor), 4;16.39; 3,200-meter run: Cameron Ponder (Winston-Salem Mount Tabor), 9:32.97; 110-meter hurdles: Parks (A.L. Brown), 14.54; 300-meter hurdles: Isaiah Daniel (Greensboro Dudley), 38.74; 4x100 meter relay: Winston-Salem Parkland, 41.89; 4x200 meter relay: Parkland, 1:27.56; 4x400 meter relay: Weddington, 3:20.57; 4x800 meter relay: Weddington, 7:57.21.


100-meter dash: Alyson Davis (Northern Guilford), 12.0; 200-meter dash: Alexis Patterson (Northern Guilford), 24.41; 400-meter dash: Alyssa Hernandez (Northern Guilford), 57.01; 800-meter run: Olivia Bene (Northern Guilford), 2:16.16; 1,600-meter run: Anna Bristle (Monroe Parkwood), 5:07.94; 3,200-meter run: Bristle (Parkwood), 11:15.58; 100-meter hurdles: Patterson (Northern Guilford), 14.05; 300-meter hurdles: Nylie Facey (Southwest Guilford), 43.38; 4x100 meter relay: Parkland, 47.55; 4x200 meter relay: Southwest Guilford, 1:39.9; 4x400 meter relay: Northern Guilford, 3:59.51; 4x800-meter relay: Northern Guilford, 9:28.75.

Boys’ lacrosse

4A PLAYOFFS (quarterfinals)

Lake Norman 13, Myers Park 8: Lake Norman will meet Northwest Guilford in the semifinals.

1A/2A/3A PLAYOFFS (quarterfinals)

Weddington 10, Marvin Ridge 4: The Warriors advance to a semifinal match with Winston-Salem Mount Tabor.


Arden Christ School 13, Concord Cannon School 2


Forsyth Country Day 8, Covenant Day 4: The Furies led 3-1 at the half and surged with a 3-1 goal edge in the third quarter.

Southlake Christian 19, Davidson Day 3

Girls’ lacrosse


Charlotte Catholic 9, Weddington 6: The Cougars advance to the semifinals, where they’ll face Winston-Salem Reynolds.


Charlotte Latin 17, Cary Academy 0: Kate Anderson and Cece Colombo scored three goals, and Ceceila Monnin added two more for the Hawks.

Raleigh Ravenscroft 19, Providence Day 7: The Ravens built a 14-2 halftime lead over the Chargers and coasted.

Girls’ soccer


Hough 1, Harrisburg Hickory Ridge 0

Providence 3, Indian Trail Porter Ridge 1: Iliana Milich and Ella Hackett each had a goal and an assist for the victorious Panthers.

Southern Pines Pinecrest 3, Mallard Creek 0: Molly Niewald’s two goals led Pinecrest.


Concord Cox Mill 2, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 0: The Chargers scored both goals in the second half.

Northern Guilford 2, Hickory 1

South Iredell def. Marvin Ridge, PK’s: After a 2-2 tie through regulation and overtime, the Vikings (20-0-1) staved off an upset bid by the Mavericks (12-10) by winning 6-5 on penalty kicks.


East Bend Forbush 4, West Iredell 0


Community School of Davidson 4, Misenheimer Gray Stone Day 0

Girls’ softball


Fort Mill 2, Duncan Byrnes 0: Payton Lemire tossed a four-hit shutout, and the Yellowjackets forced a second game with Byrnes in the Upper State finals.

Duncan Byrnes 14, Fort Mill 1: With a berth in the state finals at stake, Byrnes scored eight runs in the first three innings and pulled away.


Mooresville 6, Pembroke Purnell Swett 2: Mooresville scored three times in the bottom of the second for a 4-0 lead and held on for a second-round victory.

Providence 14, High Point Central 0: The Panthers blew this game open early and advanced to the third round, improving to 22-3.


Alexander Central 8, South Iredell 6: This game turned into a slugfest, with Lanie Goforth and Chesney Millsaps each slamming two home runs for Alexander Central. South Iredell sisters Abbey and Kelby Goodrum also homered.

Boiling Springs Crest 10, Northern Guilford 0: Sydney Kale tossed a one-hitter for the Chargers.

Concord Cox Mill 7, Southwest Guilford 0: The Chargers (16-8) pulled an upset over the Cowboys (21-4).

Marvin Ridge 5, West Rowan 4: Winning pitcher Gabby Baylog singled and homered, and teammate Ally Bigham had two hits. Parker Greene, who hit two homers for West Rowan in the first round, had two of the Falcons’ three hits Friday night.

Waynesville Tuscola 2, Central Cabarrus 0: Losing pitcher Riley Tucker tossed a one-hitter and allowed no earned runs, but the Vikings were blanked on two hits.


Charlotte Country Day 4, Covenant Day 3: Alyssa Farmer pitched a five-hitter, and Katie batten had two hits, scored a run, drove in a run, and reached on a walk for the Buccaneers in this first-round game.

Indian Trail Metrolina Christian 13, Charlotte Christian 1: Madison Maynard’s grand slam paced the victors.


Claremont Bunker Hill 11, Maiden 2: Up 3-1, the Bears broke it open with five runs in the top of the fifth.

Mount Pleasant 2, East Bend Forbush 1

Newton Fred T. Foard 3, East Lincoln 2

North Lincoln 15, Canton Pisgah 14: North Lincoln had a remarkable comeback, scoring seven runs in the bottom of the seventh without an out. The Knights had trailed 14-8 entering the last inning.


Landrum 15, Lancaster Buford 0: Landrum scored five runs in the bottom of the first and rolled to an Upper State championship, earning a berth in the state finals.


Chatham Central 1, North Stanly 0


Richburg Lewisville 2, McBee 0: The Lions captured the Upper State title and gained a berth in the state finals. They scored in the first inning on a triple by Chloe Thomas, who then scored on an error, and added a run in the fifth on a wild pitch.

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