Green Hope rolled into the third round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4-A girls soccer playoffs Friday night with an impressive 3-0 victory over Chapel Hill.
The Falcons (17-4) will be at home against Sanderson in the third round next week.
Reilly Brown, Grace Hamashima and Ashley Stokes each had single goals for Green Hope, which notched its 10th shutout of the season.
4-A Baseball : Broughton and Sanderson advanced through the first round of the playoffs with two hitters.
The Caps shut out East Chapel Hill 10-0 as Daniel Brown took the pitching win. Sanderson nipped Jordan 2-1 behind the pitching of Charles Wolfe.
Houston Hawley picked up the pitching win in Apex's 12-1 victory over Holly Springs. Hawley also had a pair of hits.
In second-round games next week, Garner plays at Millbrook, Broughton at Millbrook and Sanderson goes against the winner of Fuquay-Varina and Smithfield-Selma.
NCHSAA Tennis : Area 4-A teams and 2-A Cardinal Gibbons dominated their respective individual tennis tournaments on Friday. The tournament continue this morning with the semifinals and the finals following.
In 4-A singles today at the Cone-Kenfield Center in Chapel Hill, Jake Bowling of Cary Green Hope plays Tomas Debinski of Winston-Salem Mount Tabor in one semifinal, and Roman Cacha of Athens Drive faces Robbie Mudge of Winston-Salem Reynolds in the other semifinal.
In the doubles, Pierce Hoover and Adam Flur of Northern Durham go against PAC Six 4-A rivals Michael Goldstein and Peter McDonald of East Chapel Hill in one semifinal. The other has Sean Weber and Quinn Carmean of Millbrook playing Andrew Bock and Ryan Noble of Fayetteville Terry Sanford.
Gibbons was overpowering in the 2-A tournament. The Crusaders' Matt Daly and Greg Galush both advanced in singles and the doubles teams of Jonathan Fedorkowicz and Chris Geaslen plus the team of Chris Betz and Tom Ayers reached the semifinals.
NCISAA Boys dual team tennis: Cary Academy (16-1) reached the championship of the NCISAA 3-A dual-team tennis championships with a 7-2 victory over rival Durham Academy The Chargers play top-seeded and undefeated Charlotte Providence Day in the championship match today at 10 a.m. at Forsyth Country Day.
NCISAA Baseball : St. David's (18-3) reached the NCISAA 2-A finals with a 5-2 win over Fayetteville Academy as Matt Comer tossed a one-hitter. The results from the first game in the best-of-three finals against top-seed High Point Christian on Friday night were not available at press time.
The second game is scheduled at noon today at War Memorial Stadium in High Point.
NCISAA Girls soccer : Ravenscroft's Rachel Barnett and Allyssa Rabinowitz scored single goals to lift the Ravens to a 2-0 girls soccer semifinal victory over Greensboro Day at the J. Burt Gillette Stadium in Wilson. The Ravens will play Charlotte Latin, a 4-3 winner over Durham Academy, in the 3-A finals at 5 p.m. today, at the Gillette Stadium.
"The team is very excited to be in the final game and play for the championship," Ravenscroft coach Monica Brown said.
In the 2-A final, Cary Christian, a 2-1 winner over Southlake Christian, meets Fayetteville Academy in a 5:45 final at the Gillette Stadium. Cary Christian (17-3) is the top seed.
NCISAA Girls lacrosse : Durham Academy will play top-seeded Charlotte Country Day for the NCISAA girls lacrosse championship at 10 a.m. today at Ravenscroft.
Durham Academy defeated Wilmington Cape Fear 18-10 to advance. Country Day pounded Charlotte Latin 16-2 in the other semifinal.
NCISAA Softball : North Raleigh Christian remained alive in the NCISAA 3-A softball tournament by stopping Charlotte Providence Day 10-9 in a losers' bracket game on Friday night.