The week ahead in southwestern Wake sports

September 22, 2013 

Fuquay's Morgan Sonnendecker (6) blocks a shot attempt by Middle Creek's Emily Durham (2). Fuquay-Varina played at Middle Creek on Thursday, September 19, 2013. Fuquay-Varina won 3-0.

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Matches of the week

Boys’ Soccer:

Green Hope

at Apex

6:30 p.m. Wednesday

It’s the showdown we’ve all been waiting for. Apex enters this week with no losses and no ties, while Green Hope has just one. The Falcons lost two games all of last year – at Athens Drive (lost 1-0 last week) and at Apex.

SWAC Monday games: Apex at Panther Creek; Athens Drive at Middle Creek; Cary at Fuquay-Varina; Holly Springs at Green Hope

SWAC Wednesday games: Fuquay-Varina at Athens Drive; Middle Creek at Cary; Panther Creek at Holly Springs

Volleyball:

Fuquay-Varina

at Apex

5:30 p.m. Thursday

Although Fuquay-Varina’s five-set loss to Athens Drive last week puts the Bengals in third place, this is one of the biggest obstacles Apex will have the rest of the way. Will Apex continue its march toward a perfect conference record, or will Fuquay gain confidence from its previous head-to-head match?

SWAC Tuesday games: Apex at Middle Creek; Panther Creek at Athens Drive; Green Hope at Cary; Holly Springs at Fuquay-Varina

SWAC Thursday games: Athens Drive at Holly Springs; Cary at Panther Creek; Middle Creek at Green Hope

SWAC standings

Boys’ soccer

Conf.Overall
WLTWL
1. Apex400900
2. Green Hope310810
3. Holly Springs310622
4. Fuquay-Varina220532
5. Panther Creek220532
T6. Athens Drive130550
T6. Middle Creek130552
8. Cary040181

Volleyball

Conf.Overall
WLWL
1. Apex7091
2. Athens Drive5285
3. Fuquay-Varina52102
4. Middle Creek43106
5. Holly Springs3465
6. Panther Creek2546
7. Green Hope2557
8. Cary07111

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