Fall Wachovia Conference Cup standings

CHAPEL HILL‹The North Carolina High School Athletic Association today announced the fall standings in the Wachovia Conference Cup competitions for the 2004-2005 academic year.

The Wachovia Conference Cup, sponsored annually by Wachovia and sanctioned by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, recognizes high school sports programs that achieve the best overall performance within their respective athletic conferences. Wachovia has sponsored a conference awards program since 1980.

The Wachovia Conference Cup ­ formerly known as the Wachovia Trophy ­ is a companion to the Wachovia Cup, a statewide award given to schools with the best overall interscholastic athletic performance in each of four classifications.

In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play. Each conference determines its own method of awarding points. Conferences are listed alphabetically by classification.

Class 1-A Conference Results:

Atlantic Seven 1-A: Camden locks into first place with a conference championship in football and volleyball. Jamesville secured second place in football and third in volleyball to claim second. Conference standings: Camden 105, Jamesville 90, Columbia 75, Bear Grass, Creswell, and Cape Hatteras 60 each, and Mattamuskeet 50.

Carolina 1-A: Earning top spots in volleyball and men¹s cross-country, Farmville Central stands on top. Rosewood finished second in football, men¹s soccer and women¹s tennis and tied for second in volleyball to hold the second-place position. Conference standings: Farmville Central 20.5, Rosewood 18.5, North Johnston 16.5, Spring Creek 13, Ayden Grifton 12.5, North Duplin 9 and Princeton 6.

Coastal Plains 1-A: Topsail placed first in women¹s tennis to beat out North Brunswick, which finished first in football, for the top spot. Conference standings: Topsail 170, North Brunswick 155, Camp Lejeune 150, Dixon 150, Heidi Trask and Pamlico 110 and Jones Senior 80.

Four Rivers 1-A: Northside used first-place finishes in men¹s and women¹s cross-country and a second place spot in football to land in first place. Gates finished second in women¹s cross-country and football to tie with Williamston, which placed first in volleyball and second in men¹s cross-country, for second place. Conference standings: Northside 42.5, Gates and Williamston 39, Perquimans 36, Southside 31.5, Plymouth and Roanoke 15.

Northwest 1-A: Starmount claimed a conference title in volleyball and shared first place in football to inch past Surry Central for first place. Surry Central secured conference championships in men¹s cross-country and soccer. Conference standings: Starmount 72.5, Surry Central 72, Mount Airy 62.5, North Stokes 61.5, East Wilkes 60, South Stokes 57, East Surry 45.5, Elkin 43.5 and Alleghany 25.5.

Smoky Mountain 1-A: Two top finishes in football and volleyball and a second-place finish in men¹s soccer put Swain in the lead. Murphy locks into second with second-place finishes in men¹s and women¹s cross-county. Conference standings: Swain 66, Murphy 64, Hayesville 61, Robbinsville 45, Andrews 35, Hiwassee Dam 32, Highlands 25, Blue Ridge 18, Cherokee 14 and Nantahala 8.

Southern Foothills 1-A: Hendersonville stands in the lead with top finishes in volleyball and women¹s tennis and a second place standing in men¹s soccer. Polk County keeps the race close with a first-place finish in men¹s soccer and a runner-up placement in football. Conference standings: Hendersonville 74, Polk County 73, North Lincoln 67, Maiden 47, Bessemer City 46, Cherryville 37 and Highland Tech 33.

Super Six 1-A: James Kenan holds a slim one-half point margin to sit atop the point standings. Wallace-Rose Hill placed first in football to share the second-place position with Union, which placed first in volleyball. Conference standings: James Kenan 18.5, Wallace-Rose Hill and Union 18, Midway 16.5, Lakewood 16 and Hobbton 15.

Tar Roanoke 1-A: Franklinton won a conference title in volleyball and placed second in men¹s and women¹s cross-country and men¹s soccer to beat out Durham School of the Arts for first. Top finishes in women¹s tennis, men¹s soccer and men¹s and women¹s cross-country gives Durham School of the Arts a strong fall season to tie with Louisburg, which finished second in volleyball and women¹s tennis. Conference standings: Franklinton 280, Durham School of the Arts and Louisburg 265, Rocky Mount Prep 105, Weldon 95, Northampton-East 85, North Edgecombe and Northampton-West 70.

Yadkin Valley 1-A: Albemarle captures the lead by winning a conference championship in football and placing second in men¹s and women¹s cross-country. West Davidson shared the second-place finish in volleyball to hold the runner-up position. Conference standings: Albemarle 69, West Davidson 66.5, North Moore 65.5, Chatham Central and Jordan-Matthews 64, South Stanly 54, East Montgomery 53, Thomasville 50 and South Davidson 48.

Class 2-A Conference Results:

Central Carolina 2-A: West Iredell finished first in men¹s cross-country and volleyball and second in women¹s cross-country to slip past Salisbury, which placed first in men¹s cross-country and men¹s soccer. Conference standings: West Iredell 49.5, Salisbury 47.5, West Stokes 42, Ledford 41.5, East Davidson 38, North Rowan 27, Central Davidson 26.5, South Iredell 25.5 and Lexington 21.5.

East Central 2-A: Claiming conference titles in men¹s soccer, women¹s tennis and volleyball, Swansboro stands in the lead. Croatan placed first in men¹s and women¹s cross-country to secure the second-place position. Conference standings: Swansboro 285, Croatan 270, Jacksonville Northside 225, Richlands 220, East Duplin 215, East Carteret 205 and Southwest Onslow 155.

Eastern Plains 2-A: Greene Central finished first in women¹s tennis, third in volleyball and tied for second in football to capture the lead. North Lenoir clinched conference titles in volleyball and men¹s soccer to lock into second place. Conference standings: Greene Central 23.75, North Lenoir 22.25, Southwest Edgecombe 18.50, South Lenoir 18, Tarboro 17.75 and North Pitt 9.75.

Mid-State 2-A: Northwood earns the top spot by finishing first in men¹s soccer and men¹s cross-country. Cedar Ridge is in the runner-up position after winning conference titles in women¹s cross-country and volleyball. Conference standings; Northwood 29.5, Cedar Ridge 29, Graham 21, Southern Guilford 20, T.W. Andrews 19.5, Eastern Alamance 17.5 and Randleman 8.5.

Midwest 2-A: Finishing second in women¹s and men¹s cross-country and third in women¹s cross-country and women¹s tennis allows Newton-Conover to stand slightly above Bandys, conference champions in men¹s cross-country and volleyball and co-champions in football. Conference standings: Newton-Conover 48, Bandys 47.5, East Rutherford 45.5, Lincolnton 42.5, Shelby 36, West Lincoln 35.5, Bunker Hill 32 and Chase 12.

Mountain Valley 2-A: Wilkes Central lands in first-place with top finishes in men¹s soccer and women¹s tennis. Forbush secures a spot in second by placing second in football, volleyball and men¹s cross-country. Conference standings: Wilkes Central 73, Forbush 72, North Surry 66.5, Ashe County 66, Hibriten 64, West Wilkes 58, West Caldwell 51 and North Wilkes 49.5.

Northern Carolina 2-A: Roanoke Rapids takes the lead by winning conference championships in men¹s and women¹s cross-country and men¹s soccer. Northern Vance, which placed first in volleyball, and Southern Vance, which placed first in women¹s tennis, share the second-place spot. Conference standings: Roanoke Rapids 70.5, Northern Vance and Southern Vance 67 each, Warren County 55.5, Bunn 44, South Granville 36, Southeast Halifax 34 and Northwest Halifax 22.

North State 2-A: Western Guilford, paced by first-place finishes in women¹s cross-country, women¹s tennis and men¹s soccer, leads the conference in points. Western Alamance tied for first in volleyball and placed second in women¹s cross-country, women¹s tennis and men¹s soccer to hold onto second place. Conference standings: Western Guilford 59, Western Alamance 57.5, Reidsville 43.5, McMichael 43, Burlington Cummings 32.5 and Eastern Guilford 27.5.

Rocky River 2-A: Charlotte Catholic, leading the conference, claimed top finishes in men¹s cross-country and women¹s tennis and shared the top spot in volleyball and men¹s soccer with Mount Pleasant, who locks in behind the leader. Conference standings: Charlotte Catholic 58.5, Mount Pleasant 50, West Stanly 44, North Stanly 43, Monroe 42, Forest Hills 34.5 and West Montgomery 30.

Tri-Six 2-A: Clinching conference championships in women¹s tennis and women¹s cross-country puts St. Paul¹s above Gray¹s Creek, which placed first in men¹s cross-country. Conference standings: St. Paul¹s 49.5, Gray¹s Creek 45, Clinton 44, Red Springs 41, West Bladen 36.5, Fairmont 27 and South Roberson 14.

Waccamaw 2-A: Whiteville uses a top finish in women¹s tennis and a third-place finish in football and volleyball to take first. South Columbus holds the runner-up position after winning the league title in football. Conference standings: Whiteville 24, South Columbus 20, East Columbus 19.5, East Bladen 19, South Brunswick 17, Pender 15.5 and West Columbus 12.5.

Western Highlands 2-A: West Henderson clinched a conference championship in volleyball to place it one point ahead of Charles D. Owen. Owen placed first in football, women¹s golf and men¹s cross-country. Conference standings: West Henderson 81, Charles D. Owen 80, Brevard 77, North Henderson 74, Mountain Heritage 67, Pisgah 55, Madison 53, Avery 49 and Mitchell 46.

Class 2-A/3-A Conference Results:

Northeastern Coastal 2-A/3-A: With conference championships in volleyball and women¹s cross-country and second-place finishes in women¹s tennis, men¹s soccer, and men¹s cross-country, First Flight leads the conference. Currituck and Manteo are deadlocked for second. Conference standings: First Flight 63, Manteo and Currituck 55, Pasquotank 44.5, Northeastern 44, Edenton Holmes 40.5, Hertford County 33, and Bertie 25.

Class 3-A Conference Results:

Big Eight North 3-A: Wilson Fike, the conference champions in football, women¹s tennis and men¹s soccer, leads the way. Hunt placed second in football, women¹s tennis and men¹s soccer. Conference standings: Wilson Fike 60, Wilson Hunt 56, Nash Central 50, Wilson Beddingfield 49 and Southern Nash 46.

Big Eight South 3-A: Clayton leads the conference over Smithfield-Selma, with Clayton finishing on top in men¹s and women¹s cross-country, football, women¹s tennis and men¹s soccer. Conference standings: Clayton 66, Smithfield-Selma 60, Harnett Central 58, South Johnston 53, West Johnston 48, Triton 45.5 and Overhills 30.5

Big South 3-A: Ashbrook stands in first with top finishes in men¹s and women¹s cross-country, women¹s tennis and men¹s soccer to go with a tie for first in football. East Gaston, winning a conference title in volleyball, shares the second-place position with Forestview. Conference standings: Ashbrook 82.5, East Gaston and Forestview 76.5, South Point 75.5, East Lincoln 66, Hunter Huss 60, North Gaston 34.5 and Berry Academy 28.5.

Eastern Carolina 3-A: C.B. Aycock slips by West Carteret for the top spot. Aycock finished first in women¹s tennis and women¹s golf while West Carteret finished first in women¹s cross-country and men¹s soccer. Conference standings: C.B. Aycock 87, West Carteret 84, Eastern Wayne 80, South Central 64, Washington 53, Southern Wayne 45, West Craven 38, Kinston 36 and Goldsboro 32.

Five County 3-A: Conference titles in women¹s tennis and men¹s and women¹s cross-country, along with a tie for first in men¹s soccer, allows East Chapel Hill to take the top position. Burlington Williams locks into second place after tying for the top spot in men¹s soccer. Conference standings: East Chapel Hill 41.5, Burlington Williams 39, Southern Alamance 30.5, Orange 30, Oxford Webb 26, Southern Durham 16, Durham Hillside and Bartlett Yancey 13.

Mountain Athletic 3-A: Earning top finishes in men¹s and women¹s cross-country and football, T.C. Roberson sits atop the standings. Asheville follows in the runner-up position by winning conference championships in men¹s soccer and women¹s tennis. Conference standings: T.C. Roberson 98, Asheville 80, East Henderson 79, North Buncombe 75, Enka 74, Franklin 68, Tuscola 67, Clyde Erwin 37 and Smoky Mountain 30.

North Piedmont 3-A: Mooresville claims the top position in volleyball, women¹s cross-country, and tied for first in football and men¹s soccer. But Mooresville¹s strong fall season was not enough to bypass Statesville for first place, as the Greyhounds earned a conference title in women¹s tennis and a tie for the top spot in men¹s soccer to stand in first. Conference standings: Statesville 252.5, Mooresville 232.5, Northwest Cabarrus 210, A.L. Brown 202.5, West Rowan 177.5, Lake Norman 175, North Iredell 160 and East Rowan 160.

Piedmont Triad 3-A: Southwest Guilford clinches first place by finishing first in men¹s and women¹s cross-country and men¹s soccer. Glenn placed second in men¹s soccer and women¹s cross-country to lock into second. Conference standings: Southwest Guilford 44.5, Glenn 38.5, Morehead 36, Northeast Guilford 35.5, Rockingham County 34, Parkland 23.5,Smith 18.5, Carver 14 and Dudley 12.5.

South Piedmont 3-A: Dominating the top spot in the conference in volleyball, and men¹s and women¹s cross-country, Weddington has the lead. Piedmont is solidly in second with Jay Robinson third. Conference standings: Weddington 262.5, Piedmont 245, Jay Robinson 235, Piedmont 220, Sun Valley 207.5, Parkwood 190, Concord 185, and Anson 105.

Nouthwestern Foothills 3-A: Hickory earns the first-place position by using conference titles in men¹s soccer, and women¹s tennis. R-S Central placed first in men¹s cross-country to move into the second-place spot. Conference standings: Hickory 64.5, R-S Central 58, Crest 55, St. Stephens 53, Fred T. Foard 52.5, Burns 48 and Kings Mountain 47.

Tri-County 3-A: Earning a conference title in women¹s cross-country and placing third in men¹s soccer and men¹s cross-country, Southeast Guilford shares the top spot with Ragsdale. Ragsdale finished second in men¹s soccer and tied for second in volleyball. High Point Central trails closely behind. Conference standings: Southeast Guilford and Ragsdale 62.5, High Point Central 61, Asheboro 58, Union Pines 56.5, Trinity 53.5, Southwestern Randolph 52.5, Eastern Randolph 43.5.

Class 3-A/4-A Conference Results:

Mideastern 3-A/4-A: Earning the number one slot, Wilmington Hoggard placed first in football and women¹s cross-country. New Hanover finished first in men¹s soccer, volleyball, women¹s tennis and women¹s golf, giving it the second-place position. Conference standings: Wilmington Hoggard 42, Wilmington New Hanover 38, Wilmington Laney 31, Wilmington Ashley 28.5, Jacksonville 22.5, White Oak 22 and West Brunswick 11.

Class 4-A Conference Results:

Big East 4-A: Rocky Mount used first-place finishes in women¹s tennis and football to clinch the number one spot. New Bern, finishing first in men¹s soccer, shares the second-place position with Rose. Conference standings: Rocky Mount 26, New Bern 24, Greenville Rose 24, Havelock 21, Northern Nash 17 and Greenville Conley 14.

Cap Six 4-A: Raleigh Broughton inches past Leesville Road for first place with top finishes in men¹s soccer, women¹s tennis, and men¹s and women¹s cross-country. Leesville brought home first in women¹s golf. Conference standings: Raleigh Broughton 33.5, Raleigh Leesville Road 30, Raleigh Millbrook 24, Raleigh Sanderson 22, Raleigh Wakefield 20.5, and Wake Forest-Rolesville 17.

Central Piedmont 4-A: West Forsyth clinches the top position, winning conference championships in men¹s and women¹s cross-country. R.J. Reynolds brought home top finishes in men¹s soccer and women¹s tennis to move just behind West in second. Conference standings: West Forsyth 53.5, R.J. Reynolds 53, Davie 47, North Davidson 45 and South Rowan 41.5.

ME-CA Eight 4-A: North Mecklenburg earned conference championships in men¹s soccer, men¹s cross-country, volleyball, women¹s cross-country and women¹s tennis to secure the first-place position. Hopewell takes the runner-up position with a first-place finish in men¹s cross-country and a second-place standing in women¹s cross-country. Conference standings: North Mecklenburg 75.5, Hopewell 64.5, Independence 62.5, Central Cabarrus 60.5, Vance 58, Harding University 47, West Mecklenburg 45.5, and West Charlotte 30.5.

Metro 4-A: Northwest Guilford and Mount Tabor share the top spot in a deadlock with 29.5 points each. Northwest won a conference title in volleyball and placed second in women¹s cross-country, while Mount Tabor placed first in women¹s and men¹s cross-country and shared the conference title in football. Conference standings: Northwest Guilford and Mount Tabor 29.5, Page 27, Greensboro Grimsley 25.5, East Forsyth 17 and North Forsyth 13.5.

Midsoutheastern 4-A: Pinecrest¹s strong fall season, winning conference championships in volleyball, men¹s soccer and men¹s and women¹s cross-country, places it on top. Jack Britt placed second in four sports to claim the runner-up position. Conference standings: Pinecrest 47, Jack Britt 45, Scotland 42, Richmond 37, Hoke 22, Seventy-First 21

Northwestern 4-A: A close race in points leaves Freedom, the conference leader, slightly ahead of Watauga. Freedom finished on top in football and placed second in men¹s soccer, women¹s golf and women¹s cross-country. Watauga claimed conference titles in women¹s cross-country and men¹s soccer and tied for first in women¹s tennis. Conference standings: Freedom 38, Watauga 37.5, A.C. Reynolds 29.5, McDowell 25.5, East Burke and Alexander Central 23, and South Caldwell 12.5.

PAC-6 4-A: The Chapel Hill Tigers stand on top with first-place finishes in men¹s and women¹s cross-country and field hockey. Durham Jordan trails behind, winning conference championships in men¹s soccer and women¹s tennis. Conference standings: Chapel Hill 29, Durham Jordan 24, Durham Riverside 21, Northern Durham 18.5 and Roxboro Person 9.5.

Southwestern 4-A: Top finishes in volleyball, women¹s tennis and women¹s cross country puts Charlotte Providence in the first place position. Myers Park stands in second after winning the league title in men¹s cross-country. Conference standings; Providence 71.5, Myers Park 70.5, South Mecklenburg 63, East Mecklenburg 59, Butler 58.5, Olympic 48.5, Waddell 34 and Garinger 25.

Tri-Seven 4-A: Apex beats out Green Hope for the top spot by placing first in women¹s tennis and tying for the top spot in women¹s golf, along with second-place finishes in a whopping five sports. Green Hope used first place finishes in men¹s and women¹s cross-country and football to take over second place. Conference standings: Apex 42, Green Hope 40, Cary 33.5, Middle Creek 26, Lee County 23, Fuquay-Varina 18 and Western Harnett 10.5.

Triangle Alliance 4-A: Placing first in women¹s golf, men¹s soccer and volleyball, Athens Drive takes the lead. Enloe won conference titles in men¹s and women¹s cross-country to trail the leader by a single point. Conference standings: Athens Drive 69.5, Enloe 68.5, Southeast Raleigh 66, East Wake 50, Garner 46, and Knightdale 31.

Two Rivers 4-A: Securing the top spot with first-place finishes in women¹s tennis and volleyball and tying for first in men¹s soccer, Terry Sanford leads over South View. South View earned conference championships in men¹s and women¹s cross-country and shared the title in men¹s soccer. Conference standings: Terry Sanford 36.5, South View 34.5, Lumberton and E.E. Smith 25 each, Pine Forest 20.5, Purnell Swett 17 and Cape Fear 12.5.


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