Southwest Wake 4A shows spring strength in N&O rankings

03/24/2014 5:11 PM

02/15/2015 10:44 AM

The Southwest Wake 4A dominates the top positions in four of The News & Observer’s five spring sports high school rankings.

Apex is No. 1 in boys’ lacrosse and softball. Panther Creek is tops in girls’ soccer and Holly Springs leads in baseball. The Cap Eight 4A’s Wakefield is the top-ranked team in girls’ lacrosse.

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Boys’ Lacrosse

Rank, School Record Pvs
1. Apex 7-0 1
2. Cardinal Gibbons 8-0 3
3. Middle Creek 6-1 6
4. Athens Drive 5-1 2
5. Broughton 4-1 5
6. Leesville Road 5-0 7
7. East Chapel Hill 4-2 8
8. Carrboro 3-1 9
9. Chapel Hill 3-1 10
10. Millbrook 3-2 NR

Girls’ Lacrosse

Rank, School Record Pvs
1. Wakefield 4-0 1
2. Cardinal Gibbons 2-2 2
3. Apex 6-1 3
4. Chapel Hill 4-1 4
5. Millbrook 3-1 5
6. Panther Creek 3-1 6
7. Green Hope 3-1 7
8. Broughton 5-1 8
9. Ravenscroft 4-1 9
10. Carrboro 2-2 10

Girls’ Soccer

Rank, School Record Pvs.
1. Panther Creek 7-0-0 1
2. Cardinal Gibbons 6-0-2 2
3. Leesville Road 2-1-1 3
4. Chapel Hill 5-0-0 5
5. Holly Springs 5-0-1 6
6. Wakefield 3-2-0 4
7. Green Hope 3-2-2 7
8. Carrboro 2-1-0 8
9. Durham Academy 1-0-0 9
10. Millbrook 4-3-0 11
11. Sanderson 3-2-2 12
12. Broughton 2-1-0 10
13. Cary Academy 0-1-1 13
14. Clayton 4-2-0 14
15. Raleigh Charter 5-0-1 15

Softball

Rank, School Record Pvs
1. Apex 6-0 1
2. South Granville 2-0 2
3. South Johnston 5-0 3
4. Orange 2-1 4
5. West Johnston 4-1 5
6. Green Hope 6-1 6
7. Wake Forest 4-0-1 9
8. Heritage 6-1 10
9. Middle Creek 6-1 11
10. Panther Creek 4-2-1 7
11. Clayton 5-2 12
12. Fuquay-Varina 4-2 13
13. Pittsboro Northwood 4-0 NR
14. Athens Drive 4-3 14
15. Cleveland 3-0 NR

Baseball

Rank, School Record Pvs.
1. Holly Springs 5-1 2
2. Cardinal Gibbons 6-1 4
3. Orange 6-1 5
4. Green Hope 6-1 6
5. Heritage 7-1 8
6. Harnett Central 4-1 14
7. Panther Creek 6-2 7
8. Clayton 5-1 NR
9. Erwin Triton 4-1 10
10. Riverside 4-2 1
11. Sanderson 4-3 3
12. South Johnston 4-2 11
13. West Johnston 4-2 NR
14. East Chapel Hill 4-2 NR
15. Garner 5-3 12

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