Alex Dolwick of Grace Christian Raleigh and Sarah Bodmer of Cary Academy won individual championships Friday in the N.C. Independent School Athletic Association cross country championships in Hendersonville.
Dolwick (16:43.86) repeated as the 2A boys champion as a senior, though the Eagles’ streak of team titles ended at three. Grace finished third, placing Dolwick and junior Matt Horan (fifth overall) in the top 10.
Bodmer, a sophomore, nipped Ravenscroft’s Maddy Ringenbach to win the 3A girls. Durham Academy’s Eliza Dekker was running for a fourth consecutive 3A girls title and was in the lead at two miles, but felt dizzy and dropped out of the race.
In both 3A team races, Cary Academy was runner-up to Charlotte’s Providence Day.
The Chargers boys were led by senior Josh Mitchell (third) and freshman Coleman Mitchell (fifth). On the girls’ side, sophomore Emily Lane took fifth and eighth-grader Grace Goetz was ninth.
NCISAA soccer : Cary Academy’s stellar season ended in upset last Tuesday against Concord’s Cannon School, a 7-seed. The Chargers (11-2-4) placed twins Collin and Cohen Dworsky on the 3A all-state list.
In 2A, Grace Christian Raleigh (9-7-2) lost 6-2 in the opening round to Greensboro’s Caldwell Academy on Oct. 18. David McCullen made the 2A all-state team.
NCISAA girls tennis : Top-seeded Cary Academy (26-2) fell to Charlotte Country Day in the 3A championship on Saturday, 5-4. Jessie Liu and Ellie Johnson made 3A all-state.
Cary Christian (7-7) lost 5-0 in the opening round on Oct. 18 to Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill.
NCISAA field hockey: Cary Academy (9-10) fell in last Tuesday’s second round to 2-seed Charlotte Latin 4-0 after knocking off 7-seed Asheville Christian 4-1 on Oct. 18. Morgan Goetz was named all-state.
NCISAA volleyball: Wake Christian survived the second round with an upset win over High Point’s Wesleyan Christian, but lost in the semifinals to eventual state champ Charlotte Country Day in the semifinals.
The Bulldogs ended their year 30-7 overall and placed Hailey Brooke McFadden on the 3A all-state team.
Cary Christian (13-7) fell in the opening round last Tuesday at 6-seed Freedom Christian, 3-1.