The week ahead in southwestern Wake sports

September 15, 2013 

Athens Drive keeper Gabe Price (1) turns mid-dive to watch a perfect free kick by Holly Springs' Aaron Latigue (not pictured) hit into the top corner. Holly Springs played at Athens Drive on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Holly Springs won 2-0.


Matches of the week

Boys’ soccer:


at Cary

6:30 p.m. Wednesday

The Cougars and Imps are on opposite ends of the Southwest Wake Athletic Conference, but these rivalry games always seem to go down to the wire. Also around the SWAC on Wednesday, Green Hope is at Athens Drive, Holly Springs is at Middle Creek and Fuquay-Varina is at Panther Creek. On Monday, Athens Drive is at Apex, Cary is at Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina is at Green Hope and Middle Creek is at Panther Creek.


Green Hope

at Panther Creek

5:30 p.m. Thursday

The SWAC hits the halfway point on Thursday, and the day’s match-ups – which also include rivalries like Holly Springs at Apex, Athens Drive at Cary and Fuquay-Varina at Middle Creek – are highlighted by former Green Hope star Lindsey O’Connell coaching Panther Creek into this showdown. Tuesday’s SWAC games include Green Hope at Apex, Fuquay-Varina at Athens Drive, Middle Creek at Cary and Panther Creek at Holly Springs.


Cary Academy

at Ravenscroft

5:45 p.m. Friday

The Chargers hit the road for a contest that has big Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference implications. Ravenscroft recently defeated Cary Academy in a tournament, but Cary Academy has won seven of the last eight meetings.

SWAC standings

Boys’ soccer

T1. Green Hope2070-0
T1. Apex2060-0
T1. Panther Creek2041-2
T4. Holly Springs1142-2
T4. Fuquay-Varina1132-2
T6. Middle Creek0243-0
T6. Athens Drive0244-2
T6. Cary0216-1


1. Apex5061
2. Fuquay-Varina4191
T3. Athens Drive 3265
T3. Holly Springs3244
T5. Panther Creek2344
T5. Middle Creek2367
T5. Green Hope2345
8. Cary0519

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