The end-of-season No. 1 boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams are state champions.
The East Chapel Hill girls and the Apex boys won their titles Saturday.
Near the top of the boys’ list are No. 2 Cardinal Gibbons, which had been No. 1 all year but lost to Apex in the third round of the playoffs, and regional runner-up East Chapel Hill.
Ravenscroft, No. 4, was a semifinalist in the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association playoffs.
The next three teams had little separation in the postseason.
No. 5 Broughton edged No. 6 Holly Springs in overtime during the playoffs, and Holly Springs had a one-goal win against No. 7 Jordan.
Chapel Hill, Middle Creek and Riverside complete the top 10 as second-round finishers.
It was clear-cut near the top of the girls’ rankings. No. 2 Green Hope only lost to the team ranked above it, No. 1 East Chapel Hill.
Third-ranked Cardinal Gibbons only lost to the top two, fourth-ranked Apex only had losses to Nos. 1-3 and No. 5 Athens Drive lost only to Apex and Green Hope.
Durham Academy, ranked sixth, was the NCISAA runner-up.
The Cavaliers won two of three meetings against No. 7 Ravenscroft, including during the playoffs.
Nos. 8-10 Wakefield, Panther Creek and Broughton had first-round playoff exits.