Cap Eight tournament
Sanderson will look to defend as Cap Eight tournament champion and retain both league titles.
First-round games (Enloe at Sanderson, Leesville Road at Heritage, Wakefield at Broughton and Wake Forest at Millbrook) will be played Monday, at the higher seed.
Sanderson hosts the semifinals and final Tuesday and Thursday.
In one week, the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association – with the exception of football – begins and ends its fall sports playoffs. In volleyball, girls’ team tennis, boys’ soccer and field hockey, the quarterfinals are Tuesday at the higher seed. The semifinals are Friday at host venues, and the championships are Saturday at those venues. The girls’ golf championship is Tuesday at Pine Needles Golf Course in Pinehurst, while the cross country championships are Friday at Hagan Stone Park in Pleasant Garden. The volleyball brackets were released over the weekend.