Louisburg senior Vanisha Wilshere scored all 38 of her team’s points in a fourth-place finish at the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A track and field championships Friday at North Carolina A&T.
Wilshere won the girls’ long and triple jumps and was second in the high jump.
Winston-Salem Prep won the 1A girls’ competition while North Stokes won the boys’ championship.
Other area winners included Raleigh Charter’s Vidusha Rao in the boys’ 300 hurdles and Research Triangle’s 4-by-800 relay team of juniors Andy Klappenbach, Jack Puryear, Michal Swepson and Madison Daniel.
Cary Academy’s boys tennis team (21-1) will go for a repeat title at 10 a.m. Saturday when it faces Charlotte Country Day at Greensboro Day. The Chargers’ girls soccer team (15-2) fell 2-1 in double overtime to Charlotte’s Providence Day.
St. David’s (17-5-1) was the top seed in the 2A bracket but lost 3-2 to Asheville Christian. Erwin’s Cape Fear Christian Academy (20-2) will play at Campbell University for the 1A softball title.
4A: No. 11 Fuquay-Varina won on a walk-off grand slam by Justin Shelton to defeat co-Southwest Wake champ No. 6 Green Hope 5-1. The Bengals await Saturday’s winner between Fayetteville schools Cape Fear and Pine Forest.
No. 21 Millbrook, behind 15 strikeouts from Alex Royalty, defeated No. 28 New Bern 6-1 and will travel to No. 13 Garner on either Tuesday or Wednesday. Garner defeated co-Greater Neuse champ No. 4 West Johnston 7-6.
West scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh but came up short.
No. 9 seed Leesville Road won its 15th straight game, 3-1 against No. 8 Hoggard.
3A: Pikeville’s C.B. Aycock ended No. 22 Chapel Hill’s season 4-1.
2A: Jordan-Matthews (8-18), continues its unlikely postseason run after topping No. 8 Carrboro 8-2 in nine innings. The Jets, who made the playoffs as the 3-seed from the Mid-State Conference, stunned Bunn 3-1 in the first round.
Also moving on were No. 2 South Granville (4-1 against No. 15 Roanoke Rapids) and No. 5 North Johnston (7-3 over No. 12 Farmville Central).
1A: No. 15 Rosewood upset No. 2 Louisburg 9-1.
4A: No. 17 Clayton was no-hit by No. 1 Cape Fear in a 6-0 loss. Cape Fear awaits the winner of No. 9 Heritage and No. 25 Hoggard.
Harnett Central, the 5-seed, eased past Hoke County 10-1 and will travel next to Greenville’s D.H. Conley, a 4-seed that edged No. 13 West Johnston 1-0.
No. 30 Panther Creek kept its Cinderella run going with a 3-0 win against No. 19 Jack Britt and will travel to No. 11 Apex, a 5-1 extra-innings winner against No. 6 Southern Alamance, next.
3A: No. 20 Triton earned a season split with No. 4 Cleveland in a 6-1 win. The two teams played each other four times this year. Triton’s Annie Twisdale went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI. Cleveland’s Tabby Herzig went 3-for-4 with an RBI double.
The Hawks await Saturday’s winner between Topsail and Northwood.
Lee County, No. 3, defeated West Craven 14-3 and will host No. 6 Swansboro in the next round.
2A: Undefeated No. 1 seed Jordan-Matthews had to hang on in a 8-7 win against Roanoke Rapids and will now host No. 9 South Granville, a 6-2 winner against No. 8 South Columbus.
4A: No. 3 Panther Creek defeated Sanderson 2-0 thanks to goals by Hollie Cartwright and Meredith Hamby.
Fuquay-Varina, meanwhile, cashed in on its set pieces en route to a 5-0 victory at Clayton in the second round of the state 4A playoffs.
Megan Greene recorded a pair of goals off of free kicks set in play by Rebekah Furr to lead the Bengals into the third round.
Clayton, the Greater Neuse River Conference champions, end their season at 16-4.
Broughton defeated Wilmington’s Laney High 5-1.
J. Mike Blake, D. Clay Best, Michael Held, Christian Worstell, Brennan Doherty and Ian Pierno contributed to this report.