Upcoming schedule in the SWAC: April 7-8

April 6, 2014 

Apex’s Esteban Valencia slides safely past Cary catcher Jason Hohe in early portions of a 9-2 over Cary on March 21.

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Upcoming schedule in the SWAC:

Monday

Boys golf: SWAC teams at The Preserve at Jordan Lake.

Boys lacrosse (6:15 p.m.): Athens Drive at Panther Creek; Cary at Apex.

Girls lacrosse: Panther Creek at Athens Drive.

Girls soccer: Apex at Cary.

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

Tuesday

Baseball (4:30 p.m.): Fuquay-Varina at Athens Drive; Sanderson at Green Hope.

Boys lacrosse: Apex at Green Hope; Holly Springs at Cary; Pinecrest at Athens Drive (6 p.m.); Panther Creek at Fuquay-Varina (6 p.m.).

Girls lacrosse: Green Hope at Apex.

Girls soccer: Green Hope at Athens Drive (7:30 p.m.); Middle Creek at Panther Creek.

Softball: Athens Drive at Wakefield (4 p.m.); Holly Springs at Cary.

Unless otherwise noted, game times are 3:30 p.m. for track, boys tennis and boys golf; 6:30 p.m. for softball, girls soccer and boys and girls lacrosse; and 7 p.m. for baseball. Schedule is subject to change.

Overtime points

• Green Hope leads the Conference Cup race in the Southwest Wake Athletic Conference after the winter sports season. Points are determined by conference finish in all sports. Standings: Green Hope 84, Apex 80.5, Panther Creek 77, Holly Springs 62, Cary 56.5, Middle Creek 56, Athens Drive 45, Fuquay-Varina 42.

• In the N.C. High School Athletic Association Wells Fargo state cup race, Cardinal Gibbons holds a commanding 430-397.5 lead for the 3A Cup over Waxhaw Marvin Ridge, and Green Hope is up 355-255 on Cornelius Hough. Green Hope has won the last four state 4A cups while Gibbons has won eight straight in 2A and 3A. Points are determined by postseason finish.

• Green Hope’s Zach Compton, Holly Springs’ John McNulty, Cardinal Gibbons’ Chase Rhode, Fuquay-Varina’s Dean Rutherford and Apex’s Robert Smith were named to the N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star boys socer game, to be played in July at UNC-Greensboro.

• Wake Christian senior Beau Barger has committed to play football at Lenoir-Rhyne next year. The Bears were the NCAA Division II runner-up.

• Wake Christian senior Dana Johnson has committed to run women’s cross country at Louisburg Junior College next year.

• The Big Eight 3A Conference announced all of its winter sports all-conference honors. Cardinal Gibbons’ Moses Romocki and Justin Reid made the list in boys basketball; Morgan Reid, Olivia Smith and Madison Beuris did so in girls basketball; Jonah Turner was the league’s coach of the year in swimming; David Wicklin and Nicholas Witham were all-conference wrestlers.

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