↑Rechon “Leaky” Black, Concord boys basketball: only N.C. player to make the MaxPreps sophomore All-American team. Black, a 6-7 point guard, has committed to North Carolina. He was also named the N.C. Associated Press all-state team.
↑Charlotte Catholic boys lacrosse: Cougars are 15-1 with their only loss coming to The Hill Academy fro Ontario, Canada. Catholic beat Butler 15-2 Wednesday behind three goals and four assists from senior attackman Jackson Harris.
↑Ardrey Kell baseball: Knights upset nationally ranked rival Providence on the road Tuesday, winning 2-1.
↑Hough baseball: Huskies improved to 16-4 with a 4-1 win over Independence. Hough is the league leader in the MECKA; Independence in the Southwestern 4A.
High School Heroes
Feyi Bada, Anna Cockrell, Isaac Johnson, Providence Day girls track: Bada won the discus and shot put in a multi-team private school meet Wednesday. Cockrell won the 100 hurdles in 13.45 seconds. Second place was 16.99. She won the 100 in 11.63. Second place was 12.69. And she won the 300 hurdles in 42.38. Second place was 54.17. Johnson, an Appalachian State basketball recruit, won both boys hurdles events in convincing fashion. Providence Day won the boys and girls team races handily overe Charlotte Country Day, Woodlawn School, Davidson Day and High Point Wesleyan.
Ryan Fitzgerald, Quinn Tardif, Charlotte Catholic boys golf: Fired a pair of 3-under 33s over nine holes at Ballantyne Country Club to share medalist honors in a 143-167 win over Providence. Catholic finished the SoMeck 8 regular-season unbeaten.
Cameron Greene, Charlotte Country Day baseball: 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs in a 9-5 win over Charlotte Latin Wednesday.
Riley Harrison, Graham McIntosh, Charlotte Country Day girls lacrosse: both players have five scores in a 22-9 win over Charlotte Catholic Wednesday.
Alex Leshock, Connor Paul, Marvin Ridge baseball: Both had a pair of hits in a 3-1 win over Cuthbertson Wednesday. Marvin Ridge (16-1, 10-1) got a key win and knocked Cuthbertson (16-3, 9-2) into second place in the Southern Carolina conference.
Chantel Williams, Mallard Creek girls basketball: Committed to S.C. State Wednesday. Williams, a three-time all-conference pick, is her school’s all-time leading scorer and the first Maverick boys or girls player to be selected for the N.C. East-West all-star game.