Both A.L. Brown and Concord won Friday, moving on to the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association playoffs. The Wonders (12-1) defeated Weddington 41-20 in the 3AA bracket, while the Spiders (10-3) routed Rockingham County 35-8 in the 3A tournament.
Here are the state quarterfinal match-ups (local teams in bold):
Monday, November 14, 2011
Monday, November 7, 2011
The two remaining South Piedmont Conference teams, Central Cabarrus and Hickory Ridge, were eliminated in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A boys' soccer playoffs.
Central, the SPC champs, were upset 2-0 at home by West Iredell, while Hickory Ridge, the conference's No. 3 seed in the playoffs, lost 2-0 at Statesville.
Only A.L. Brown and Concord moved on to the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association playoffs. The Wonders defeated Ledford in the 3AA bracket, while Concord defeated South Piedmont Conference foe Northwest Cabarrus in the 3A tournament.
Here are full scores (local teams in bold):
West Rowan def. Mount Pleasant 31-12
Statesville def. Cox Mill 32-22
Concord def. Northwest Cabarrus 30-6
Charlotte Catholic def. Hickory Ridge 42-14
A.L. Brown def. Ledford 54-28
Rockingham County at Concord
Weddington at A.L. Brown
Cannon and First Assembly both got out of the first round of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II playoffs. Cannon upset Christ School 37-27 to win the school's first football playoff game, while defending champions First Assembly dominated a 48-29 game against North Raleigh Christian.
First Assembly (7-3) will host Cannon (6-4) Friday in the state semifinals. It will be the Concord schools first meeting of the season.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Of the five South Piedmont Conference teams that made the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A boys' soccer playoffs, only conference champions Central Cabarrus and No. 3 Hickory Ridge got out of the first round.
Here are the scores (local teams in bold):
Statesville def. Northwest Cabarrus 6-0
North Forsyth def. Jay M. Robinson 2-0
Central Cabarrus def. Morehead 2-1
Charlotte Catholic def. Cox Mill 2-1
Second-round games have to be played by Saturday:
Hickory Ridge at Statesville
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Concord junior Sarah Bertram shot a 3-over-par 75 Tuesday to lead the field on day two of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A girls' golf championships and to claim a second-place finish at the event.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Eric Rossitch, a Cannon School senior from Concord, was named to the All-Charlotte Independent Schools Athletic Association boys’ soccer team. Rossitch led Cannon to a 6-9-3 season, including a 1-5-1 record in the CISAA. The Cougars were ousted from the 3A state tournament in a 5-1 first-round loss to Charlotte Country Day.
For a full list of All-CISAA selection, see today's high school fall sports update in the Observer.