The end-of-season No. 1 boys and girls lacrosse teams both are state champions. The East Chapel Hill girls and the Apex boys won their titles Saturday.
Near the top of the boys list is No. 2 Cardinal Gibbons, which had been No. 1 all year but lost to Apex in the third round of the playoffs, and regional runner-up East Chapel Hill.
Ravenscroft, No. 4, was a semifinalist in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association playoffs.
The next three teams had little separation in the postseason.
No. 5 Broughton edged No. 6 Holly Springs in overtime during the playoffs, and Holly Springs had a one-goal win against No. 7 Jordan.
Chapel Hill, Middle Creek and Riverside complete the top 10 as second-round finishers.
It was clear-cut near the top of the girls rankings.
No. 2 Green Hope only lost to the team ranked above it, third-ranked Cardinal Gibbons only lost to the top two, fourth-ranked Apex only had losses to Nos. 1-3 and No. 5 Athens Drive only lost to Apex and Green Hope.
Durham Academy, ranked sixth, was the NCISAA runner-up. The Cavaliers won two of three meetings against No. 7 Ravenscroft, including during the playoffs.
Nos. 8-10 Wakefield, Panther Creek and Broughton had first-round playoff exits.