The Wake County Cup’s group stage ends Monday, as Broughton and Cardinal Gibbons battle for a spot in the championship game on Sept. 19.
The Caps, reigning 4A East champs, and Gibbons, which won the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A title last year, are each 1-0 in the tournament after wins against Garner.
In the other group, Apex has already clinched a spot in the title with a 4-1 record, with wins against Heritage and Raleigh Charter.
Bull City Cup: Durham’s Bull City Cup soccer tournament starts Tuesday with Voyager Academy at Riverside and Durham School of the Arts at Southern. On Thursday, Voyager visits N.C. Science and Math and Northern travels to DSA.
The final group stage games are slated for Aug. 31 and the championship is at Durham County Stadium on Sept. 2.
NCSCA Kickoff: Boys’ soccer teams from around the state will visit WakeMed Soccer Park Friday and Saturday as part of the N.C. Soccer Coaches Association Kickoff Classic.
The Friday games will be played at 4 and 6 p.m. on fields 2 through 7. Saturday’s contests have start times of 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Locally, Millbrook, Chapel Hill, Northern Durham, Cardinal Gibbons, Carrboro, Sanderson, Raleigh Charter, Corinth Holders, Sanderson, Jordan-Matthews, Wake Christian, North Johnston and West Johnston are participating.
JUSA Cup: The Johnston County United Soccer Association Cup was rained out last week. The semifinals will now use regularly scheduled games between the semifinalists to determine the championship game, which is TBA.
Corinth Holders (the defending champ) plays at West Johnston Aug. 31 in one semifinal match. Clayton goes to South Johnston on Sept. 3 for the other semifinal.
Friendship tennis: The Apex Friendship girls’ tennis team is still interested in finding more players.
The boys’ soccer team played its first game Aug. 17, an 8-0 loss to Leesville Road, and the volleyball team opened its season Thursday with a 3-0 loss to Fuquay-Varina.
NCSCA Kickoff Classic schedule
at WakeMed Soccer Park
Friday, 4 p.m.
Field 4: Swansboro vs. T.C. Roberson
Field 5: Millbrook vs. A.C. Reynolds
Field 6: Hickory vs. Chapel Hill
Field 7: Ardrey Kell vs. New Hanover
Friday, 6 p.m.
Field 2: Northern Durham vs. Hough
Field 3: Reagan vs. Laney
Field 4: Cardinal Gibbons vs. Carrboro
Field 5: Sanderson vs. Jacksonville
Field 6: Raleigh Charter vs. Lincoln Charter
Saturday, 9 a.m.
Field 4: T.C. Roberson vs. Northern Durham
Field 5: A.C. Reynolds vs. Fike
Field 6: Corinth Holders vs. Hickory
Field 7: New Hanover vs. Chapel Hill
Saturday, 11 a.m.
Field 2: Ardrey Kell vs. Sanderson
Field 3: Hough vs. Laney
Field 4: Lincoln Charter vs. Croatan
Field 5: Raleigh Charter vs. Swansboro
Field 6: Reagan vs. Jacksonville
Field 7: Jordan-Matthews vs. Hoke
Saturday, 1 p.m.
Field 4: North Moore vs. Wallace Rose-Hill
Field 5: Community School Davidson vs. East Henderson
Field 6: Charlotte Latin vs. Wake Christian
Field 7: Dixon vs. Beddingfield
Saturday, 3 p.m.
Field 4: East Surry vs. East Duplin
Field 5: Trinity vs. North Johnston
Field 7: Western Guilford vs. West Johnston