Jordan harriers sixth
Jordan finished in sixth place and Riverside 15th in last Saturday’s 4A Midwest Region boys’ cross-country meet in Kernersville. Jordan’s girls were 13th.
Lawson Colton of Northern Durham (15:57) finished eighth individually to earn a spot in this Saturday’s state meet, also in Kernersville.
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Voyager Academy and N.C. Science & Math were both still alive in the NCHSAA state dual-team tennis playoffs as the Durham News went to press Monday.
Also, the NCHSAA fall soccer tournament brackets were released Monday. Jordan, Northern and N.C. Science & Math all earned home games for the first round, while Riverside and DSA were sent on the road.
See newsobserver.com for all NCHSAA post-season results.
Jelic honored at Pitt
Durham dental surgeon Jeffrey Jelic was honored last weekend by the University of Pittsburgh Varsity Letter Club as part of Pitt’s homecoming week. Jelic was a three time Eastern Wrestling League champion (1982-84) at Pitt, and earned NCAA All-American honors at 167 pounds.
A graduate of Pitt’s dental school and Virginia’s School of Medicine, Jelic established a practice in Woodcroft in 2002.