From the start, Community School of Davidson dominated its N.C. 1A girls’ soccer championship match against Franklin Academy.
Julia Grainda scored in the first minute off a corner kick from Lissi Gordon and Community School built a five-goal lead before winning 5-1.
Grainda, named MVP of the championship, scored twice and had two assists. Anna Lavella, Lissi Gordon and Kendall Miller all scored for Community School, which led 3-0 at halftime.
Community School ends the season 23-0-2 and won its second state title in three seasons. CSD beat East Cateret 2-1 in the 2014 state final. This season, the Spartans allowed but three goals in their final nine games.
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Franklin Academy scored on a penalty-kick goal Saturday from freshman Kennedy Capps with about 18 minutes to play. It ended its season at 22-2 after having a 12-game win streak snapped.
▪ Saturday’s 3A state championship between Weddington and Jacksonville was not over in time for Sunday’s print edition. Coverage will be available online at charlotteobserver.com/sports/high-school.