Published: Oct 31, 2012 02:30 PM
Modified: Oct 31, 2012 02:44 PM
Tigers win Mideast
Chris Reeder (15:58) and Tima Karginov (16:05) finished 1-2 in last Saturday’s 5K in Greensboro to lead Chapel Hill to another NCHSAA 3A Mideast Region cross-country championship. Brad Viles (6th), Peter Williams (10th) and Drew Roeber all placed in the top 15 as CHHS won with 32 points to runnerup Cardinal Gibbons’ 42. Orange (122 points) was third.
Gibbons won the girls’ title; Chapel Hill, led by Tristan van Ord in third, earned second place.
The state championship is Saturday at Beeson Park in Kernersville.Carrboro takes 1st
Carrboro’s female runners swept the top four places in under 20 minutes and all the Jaguars finished in the top 10 as they ran to another NCHSAA Mideast Regional championship last weekend. Grace Morken won the 5K race Saturday at Northwood High in 19:35, followed by Maysa Araba (19:42), sister Helen Morkin (19:43) and Alexa Phillips (19:47). Teammates Maria Vanderford, Camilla Dohlman and Amelia Covington finished 6-9-10. Northwood finished in third and Cedar Ridge fourth.
In the boys ’ race, A.J. Tucker (16:28) and Jared Buddington (16:51) finished 1-2 to lead Cedar Ridge to the region championship. Carrboro, led by Dominic Collichio’s third place (17:08) finished second and Northwood was sixth.Netters ousted
With a 3-0 sweep (25-20, 25-19, 25-15) of Chapel Hill last Saturday in Raleigh, Cardinal Gibbons advanced to the state volleyball semifinals by defeating the Tigers in the fourth round for the fourth straight year. Gibbons (19-2) has won three of the last four against the Tigers (24-6), but the two split this year’s Carolina-6 Conference title.
Chapel Hill has lost just 21 matches in the last four years, and 13 of those have come to the Crusaders (19-2), including four in the postseason.
The Tigers were led by Megan Blunden’s nine kills and Hannah Blackburn’s 12 assists and 19 digs.
In the 2A tournament, South Granville defeated Carolina-12 rival Cedar Ridge 3-1 in Saturday’s fourth round. The Vikings (22-5) and Red Wolves (24-9) had split the regular-season series. W.E. Warnock
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