The week ahead in southwestern Wake sports

mblake@newsobserver.comOctober 6, 2013 

Panther Creek's Jordan Strickland plays in a singles match against Green Hope in Cary, N.C. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

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Matches of the week

SWAC girls’ golf championship

at Lochmere Country Club

Green Hope can win its third straight conference title as it finishes ahead of, or one or two spots behind, Holly Springs. Athens Drive freshman Emilia Migliaccio (34.9 strokes per nine holes) is ahead in the player of the year race against Holly Springs’ Leigha Holt (39.1) and Green Hope’s Meghan Symonds (39.3).

Game time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday.

SWAC girls’ tennis championship

at Cary Tennis Center

Cary’s Jamie Rogers will try to defend her singles title against Green Hope’s Karena Zhang, Panther Creek’s Maggie Smith and Holly Springs’ Bailey Edwards. Panther Creek’s Jordan Strickland and Sammi Smith are the reigning doubles champions. The top five singles players and doubles teams qualify for next weekend’s regionals at Middle Creek High School.

Game time: Tuesday and Wednesday.


Boys’ soccer: Fuquay-Varina at Apex; Athens Drive at Holly Springs; Cary at Panther Creek; Middle Creek at Green Hope

Volleyball: Middle Creek at Chapel Hill.


Volleyball: Panther Creek at Apex; Middle Creek at Athens Drive; Fuquay-Varina at Cary; Green Hope at Holly Springs.


Boys’ soccer: Apex at Athens Drive; Holly Springs at Cary; Green Hope at Fuquay-Varina; Panther Creek at Middle Creek.


Boys’ soccer: Panther Creek at Leesville Road; Northern Durham at Holly Springs.

Volleyball: Apex at Green Hope; Athens Drive at Fuquay-Varina; Cary at Middle Creek; Holly Springs at Panther Creek.

Volleyball matches start 5:30 p.m., boys’ soccer games start 6:30 p.m.

SWAC standings

Boys’ Soccer

1. Green Hope7101210
2. Apex6111211
3. Fuquay-Varina 530953
4. Athens Drive440752
5. Holly Springs440863
6. Panther Creek350662
7. Middle Creek161581
8. Cary1702111

Girls’ Tennis

1. Panther Creek140161
2. Green Hope122134
T3. Cary95106
T3. Apex9595
5. Middle Creek6868
6. Athens Drive311311
7. Fuquay-Varina 212212
8. Holly Springs113114


1. Apex110131
T2. Athens Drive74117
T2. Fuquay-Varina74124
T2. Holly Springs74105
5. Panther Creek5677
6. Green Hope47810
7. Middle Creek38813
8. Cary011115

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