South Johnston senior Patrick Stephenson is in a three-way for the lead after Day 1 at the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A boys golf championships.
Stephenson is 1-under with a 71 while Lee County’s Walter Brinker (T-2, 72), Cleveland’s Patrick Schweitz (T-9, 74) and Triton’s Nick Page (T-9, 74) follow close behind. Lee is in sixth place overall.
In 4A, Pinecrest is tied with Charlotte’s Myers Park High with 296, followed closely by Cornelius’ Hough High (303), Broughton (304), Green Hope (306) and Leesville Road (311). Hough’s Blake Wagoner leads with a 5-under 67 followed by Panther Creek’s Viraj Garewal (2, 70) and Leesville Road’s Doc Redman (T-3, 71).
In 2A, Carrboro’s Adam Alieri is tied for sixth (77).
4A tennis: Middle Creek’s Nick Stachowiak came away with a 6-1, 6-0 victory against Panther Creek’s Matt Pickens to win his third 4A Mideast singles title and advance to this weekend’s state championships.
The doubles title was won by Wakefield’s Nico Grewe and Blake Carter over Panther Creek’s Donovan Lilov and Alex Kim.
Playoffs: The NCHSAA released brackets for baseball, softball and girls soccer on Monday. Most games are Tuesday. The lacrosse playoffs and tennis playoffs also continue Tuesday.
Note: 14-Pinecrest is the West.
1-Cardinal Gibbons vs 32-Wake Forest; 16-Riverside vs 17-J.H. Rose; 8-Southern Alamance vs 25-Jack Britt; 9-Middle Creek vs 24-Fuquay-Varina; 4-Green Hope vs 29-Garner; 13-East Wake vs 20-South Central; 5-Cape Fear vs 28-Athens Drive; 12-Pine Forest vs 21-Purnell Swett
3-Hoggard vs 30-Jordan; 14-Heritage vs 19-South View; 6-Sanderson vs 27-East Chapel Hill; 11-Northern Durham vs 22-Apex; 7-West Johnston vs 26-Panther Creek; 10-Millbrook vs 23-New Hanover; 15-Holly Springs vs 18-Clayton; 2-D.H. Conley vs 31-Rolesville
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1-Cleveland vs 32-Western Alamance; 16-Terry Sanford vs 17-Topsail; 8-Rocky Mount vs 25-Northeast Guilford; 9-Lee County vs 24-Triton; 5-Orange vs 28-Eastern Wayne; 12-Havelock vs 21-Hunt; 4-C.B. Aycock vs 29-South Brunswick; 13-South Johnston vs 20-West Carteret
3-Southern Lee vs 30-Fike; 14-Northern Nash vs 19-Corinth Holders; 6-West Craven vs 27-Northern Vance; 11-Northern Guilford vs 22-Eastern Alamance; 7-Rockingham County vs 26-Union Pines; 10-Northwood vs 23-Swansboro; 2-West Brunswick vs 31-J.F. Webb; 15-Chapel Hill vs 18-Eastern Guilford
1-North Johnston vs 32-Dixon; 16-Washington vs 17-South Columbus; 8-North Pitt vs 25-Clinton; 9-Roanoke Rapids vs 24-St. Pauls; 5-East Bladen vs 28-Currituck County; 12-First Flight vs 21-Eastern Randolph; 4-Edenton Holmes vs 29-Franklinton; 13-Midway vs 20-Bertie
3-Fairmont vs 30-SouthWest Edgecombe; 14-Carrboro vs 19-Greene Central; 6-Croatan vs 27-N.C. School of Science and Math; 11-North Brunswick vs 22-Bartlett Yancey; 7-North Duplin vs 26-Red Springs; 10-South Lenoir vs 23-Ayden-Grifton; 15-South Granville vs 18-East Duplin; 2-Bunn vs 31-Pasquotank County
Note: 13-North Moore, 26-Chatham Central are in the West
1-Whiteville vs 32-Southside; 16-Jones vs 17-Oxford Prep; 8-Wallace-Rose Hill vs 25-Rocky Mount Prep; 9-Manteo vs 24-Columbia; 5-Riverside vs 28-East Wake Academy; 12-Granville Central vs 21-Gates County; 4-Voyager Academy vs 29-KIPP Pride; 13-Tarboro vs 20-Hobbton
3-Louisburg vs 30-Pamlico County; 14-Princeton vs 19-South Creek; 6-Spring Creek vs 27-Northside Pinetown; 11-Rosewood vs 22-North Duplin; 7-East Carteret vs 26-Northwest Halifax; 10-Manteo vs 23-James Kenan; 15-Perquimans vs 18-Franklin Academy; 2-Camden County vs 31-Trask
Note: 11-Pinecrest is in the West.
1-Cape Fear vs 32-Leesville Road; 16-South Central vs 17-Harnett Central; 8-East Chapel Hill vs 25-Lumberton; 9-Apex vs 24-Middle Creek 5-Fuquay-Varina vs 28-Green Hope; 12-Jack Britt vs 21-Person; 4-Heritage vs 29-Millbrook; 13-Northern Durham vs 20-Wakefield
3-Garner vs 30-Cardinal Gibbons; 14-Hoggard vs 19-Holly Springs; 6-Southern Alamance vs 27-Purnell Swett; 11-Wake Forest vs 22-Panther Creek; 7-Laney vs 26-New Bern; 10-West Johnston vs 23-Rolesville; 15-Hoke County vs 18-South View; 2-D.H. Conley vs 31-East Wake
1-C.B. Aycock vs 32-Southern Wayne; 16-Triton vs 17-Richlands; 8-Orange vs 25-Fike; 9-Eastern Alamance vs 24-Western Alamance; 5-West Carteret vs 28-Williams; 12-Cleveland vs 21-Douglas Byrd; 4-Lee County vs 29-Northeast Guiflord; 13-Hunt vs 20-Cedar Ridge
3-Topsail vs 30-Chapel Hill; 14-Morehead vs 19-Union Pines; 6-Northern Nash vs 27-Western Harnett; 11-Gray’s Creek vs 22-Havelock; 7-South Johnston vs 26-Corinth Holders; 10-Swansboro vs 23-West Brunswick; 15-J.F. Webb vs 18-Southern Nash; 2-Northwood vs 31-West Craven
1-Jordan-Matthews vs 32-Southwest Onslow; 16-North Brunswick vs 17-Beddingfield; 8-North Johnston vs 25-Midway; 9-West Bladen vs 24-Franklinton; 5-Currituck County vs 28-Northside Jacksonville; 12-Washington vs 21-First Flight; 4-East Duplin vs 29-Northeastern vs 13-Randleman vs 20-North Lenoir
3-Eastern Randolph vs 30-Trinity; 14-Edenton Holmes vs 19-Roanoke Rapids; 6-South Lenoir vs 27-SouthWest Edgecombe; 11-Greene Central vs 22-Graham; 7-South Columbus vs 26-Red Springs; 10-Bunn vs 23-Dixon; 15-Bartlett-Yancey vs 18-Providence Grove; 2-South Granville vs 31-Farmville Central
Note: 7-Chatham Central, 17-Roxboro Community, 18-North Moore are in the West
1-Princeton vs 32-Northampton County; 16-East Columbus vs 17-Pender; 8-East Carteret vs 25-Southside; 9-Camden County vs 24-Bear Grass Charter; 5-East Wake Academy vs 28-Spring Creek; 12-Pamlico County vs 21-Jones; 4-Perquimans vs 29-Lakewood; 13-Franklin Academy vs 20-Rosewood
3-South Creek vs 30-Weldon vs 14-Northside vs 19-Tarboro; 6-Louisburg vs 27-Wallace-Rose Hill; 11-Riverside Williamston vs 22-Hobbton; 7-North Duplin vs 26-KIPP Pride; 10-Granville Central vs 23-Gates County; 15-Manteo vs 18-Oxford Prep; 2-Trask vs 31-Mattamuskeet
Note: 4-Pinecrest is in the West.
1-Clayton vs 32-Harnett Central; 16-Northern Durham vs 17-Jack Britt; 8-J.H. Rose vs 25-New Bern; 9-Millbrook vs 24-Athens Drive; 4-Leesville Road vs 29-New Hanover; 13-Lumberton vs 20-Apex; 5-Laney vs 28-Holly Springs; 12-Fuquay-Varina vs 21-West Johnston
3-D.H. Conley vs 30-Panther Creek; 14-Knightdale vs 19-Garner; 6-Green Hope vs 27-Ashley; 11-Hoggard vs 22-Sanderson; 7-Pine Forest vs 26-Middle Creek; 10-Overhills vs 23-Wakefield; 15-East Chapel Hill vs 18-Heritage; 2-Cardinal Gibbons vs 31-Riverside
1-Terry Sanford vs 32-Southern Nash; 16-Western Alamance vs 17-Hunt; 8-South Brunswick vs 25-Eastern Alamance; 9-Swansboro vs 24-Cedar Ridge; 4-Chapel Hill vs 29-Eastern Wayne; 13-Union Pines vs 20-Triton; 5-Northern Guilford vs 28-Smithfield-Selma; 12-Northwood vs 21-Rockingham County
3-Corinth Holders vs 30-Topsail; 14-Cleveland vs 19-West Carteret; 6-Fike vs 27-Havelock; 11-Williams vs 22-Northern Nash; 7-C.B. Aycock vs 26-Richlands; 10-Rocky Mount vs 23-Gray’s Creek; 15-Southern Lee vs 18-Orange; 2-Jacksonville vs 31-J.F. Webb
1-Carrboro vs 32-Southern Vance; 16-Beddingfield vs 17-South Lenoir; 8-Goldsboro vs 25-Midway; 9-South Columbus vs 24-North Pitt; 4-Clinton vs 29-Northeastern; 13-South Granville vs 20-Edenton Holmes; 5-N.C. School of Science and Math vs 28-Red Springs; 12-Bartlett Yancey vs 21-Jordan-Matthews
3-Dixon vs 30-Franklinton; 14-Croatan vs 19-Roanoke Rapids; 6-Washington vs 27-East Duplin; 11-Currituck County vs 22-North Lenoir; 7-First Flight vs 10-Durham School of the Arts; 10-East Bladen vs 23-Randleman; 15-Wheatmore vs 18-Southwest Onslow 2-Trinity vs 31-Northside Jacksonville
Note: 3-North Moore is in the West.
1-Franklin Academy vs 32-Chatham Charter; 16-Cape Hatteras vs 17-East Wake Academy; 8-Woods Charter vs 25-Kestrel Heights; 9-Lejeune vs 24-Research Triangle; 4-East Carteret vs 29-Chatham Central; 13-Raleigh Charter vs 20-Voyager Academy; 5-Granville Central vs 28-Neuse Charter; 12-Camden County vs 21-Wallace-Rose Hill
3-Whiteville vs 30-North Duplin; 14-James Kenan vs 19-Roxboro Community; 6-Trask vs 27-Hobbton; 11-West Columbus vs 22-Union; 7-Manteo vs 26-Pender; 10-Rosewood vs 23-Lakewood; 15-Oxford Prep vs 18-Princeton; 2-Spring Creek vs 31-River Mill Academy