Undefeated Charlotte Country Day nipped second-seed Durham Academy 11-10 in two overtimes Saturday in the N.C. Independent School Athletic Association girls lacrosse championship in Charlotte.
Durham Academy trailed 5-1 at the half, out-scored Country Day by seven goals in the second half to force a 9-9 tie at the end of regulation.
Hannah Pope tied the game 8-8 with 7:02 left in regulation and after a Country Day goal by Anna Comer a minute later, Jordan Barry scored for the Cavaliers with 2:58 left in regulation.
DA (12-6) took the lead in overtime on the third goal of the match by Chloe Lewis, but Country Day’s Lucy Pitts tied the game 10-10 with 8.7 seconds left in the extra period.
Hanna Krueger got the winning goal with 20.5 seconds left in the second overtime period after Country Day intercepted a pass.
NCHSAA girls’ soccer: Green Hope (26-0), ranked No. 1 in the country by maxpreps.com, will play New Bern (14-6-1) next week in the state girls soccer semifinals. Cornelius Hough (20-2), the 2012 4A champion, advanced to the Western final with a 2-1 overtime victory over Lake Norman.
In 3A, Cardinal Gibbons (20-2-1) will play Jacksonville White Oak (20-4) in the Eastern final and Raleigh Charter (20-1) has advanced to the state 1A finals for a match with Lake Norman (18-3-3).
NCHSAA baseball: Green Hope plays at Fuquay-Varina in the 4A baseball quarterfinals. Garner (24-2) travels to Richmond County (26-1) in the other Eastern semifinals. The winners will play a best-of-three series for the right to advance to the championship series.
In 3A, Orange (24-2) is at home against Eastern Guilford (17-11), which entered the playoffs as the No. 4 seed from the Mid-State Conference.
In 2A, Pittsboro Northwood (22-5) faces neighboring Carrboro (13-11).
Durham Voyager Academy (20-4), which reached the state 1A finals in 2012, faces Riverside-Martin (22-3) in a 1A quarterfinal.
NCHSAA softball: Middle Creek (19-4) plays at Wake Forest-Rolesville (17-3) in the 4A quarterfinals while Scotland County (20-4 is at home against West Johnston (15-4).
South Johnston (21-5) plays Eastern Alamance (23-4) and Washington (20-4) plays Greenville Conley (19-5) in 3A.
South Granville (21-1) faces powerful Wilson Beddingfield (22-4) and West Bladen (24-2) goes against South Lenoir (21-3) in 2A.
In 1A, Princeton (19-2) plays Rocky Point Trask (19-1) while South Creek (20-4) goes against Southside (18-3).