High School Sports

The Observer’s 2016 HS Spring Sports Preview

Charlotte Observer spring sports athletes from left: Jackson Harris, 19, a senior lacrosse player from Charlotte Catholic High School, George Lovitt, 18, a senior tennis player from Marvin Ridge High School, P.J. Lotharp, 18, a senior track and field runner from Sun Valley High School, Walker Simas, 17, a senior golfer from Myers Park High School, Cristi Pressley, 18, a senior softball pitcher from Piedmont High School, Carly Vaccaro, 17, a senior lacrosse player from Lake Norman High School, Ashlynn Serepca, 15, a sophomore soccer player from Hough High School, Anna Cockrell, 18, a senior track and field hurdler from Providence Day School and Chris Cox, 18, a senior baseball player from East Lincoln High School. Image shot Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Providence Day School. Photo by JASON E. MICZEK - www.miczekphoto.com
Charlotte Observer spring sports athletes from left: Jackson Harris, 19, a senior lacrosse player from Charlotte Catholic High School, George Lovitt, 18, a senior tennis player from Marvin Ridge High School, P.J. Lotharp, 18, a senior track and field runner from Sun Valley High School, Walker Simas, 17, a senior golfer from Myers Park High School, Cristi Pressley, 18, a senior softball pitcher from Piedmont High School, Carly Vaccaro, 17, a senior lacrosse player from Lake Norman High School, Ashlynn Serepca, 15, a sophomore soccer player from Hough High School, Anna Cockrell, 18, a senior track and field hurdler from Providence Day School and Chris Cox, 18, a senior baseball player from East Lincoln High School. Image shot Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Providence Day School. Photo by JASON E. MICZEK - www.miczekphoto.com WWW.MICZEKPHOTO.COM

The 2016 high spring sports season kicks off this week, and the Observer kicks off its spring sports preview with a look at several area athletes and athletes to watch in each sport.

Girls Track: Providence Day’s Anna Cockrell chases history, national acclaim

Baseball: East Lincoln’s Chris Cox eager to lead his team to monster season

Softball: Christi Pressley, Piedmont out to prove themselves

Girls Soccer: Ashlynn Serepca, Hough hope for championship return

Boys Lacrosse: Catholic, Jackson Harris look to get into championship form

Girls Lacrosse: Lake Norman’s Carly Vacarro has more titles in mind

Boys Track: Sun Valley’s PJ Lotharp hopes for another championship run

Golf: Henry Shrimp, Myers Park swining for historic season

Tennis: Marvin Ridge, George Lovitt, look to finish on top

Click here for Week 1 Mecklenburg County schedule

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