Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Three CHCCS high schools win Wells Fargo Conference Cups

Wells Fargo, along with the NC High School Athletic Association, announced the standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2011-12 sports season.  The award recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performance within each of the state's four competitive classifications.

Carrboro High won the Carolina 12 1-A/2-A cup.  Carrboro HS holds the top spot in the conference, holding off the rest of the pack with first place finishes in Women's Track and Field and Women's Soccer.  Conference standings are:  Carrboro HS 175, Cedar Ridge 157.5 and Northwood 149.  April Ross is the athletic director at CHS.

Chapel Hill High won the Carolina 3-A cup.  In a duel for the top spot, CHHS held off Cardinal Gibbons, thanks to a share of the baseball title with its conference rival, and also for adding championships in Women's Soccer, Men's Track and Field and Women's Track and Field.  CHHS also had second place finishes in Men's Golf and Men's Tennis.  Conference standings are:  Chapel Hill HS 87, Cardinal Gibbons 85, Orang HS 64.5.  Tod Morgan is the athletic director at CHHS.

East Chapel Hill High won the Pac-6 4-A cup.  East Chapel Hill HS finished first in Women's Soccer and Women's Track and Field and also tied for first in both Men's Tennis and Baseball with conference runner up Jordan HS.  Conference standings are:  East Chapel Hill HS 109.5, Jordan HS 103, Riverside HS 89.5.  Ray Hartsfield is the athletic director at ECHHS.

Scarlett Steinert is the CHCCS coordinator for Athletics and PE.

The Wells Fargo Cup Award is sponsored by Wells Fargo and the NHSAA.  The conference awards program began in 1980.  In most conferences, points are awarded based on participation and standings in conference play.  Each conference determines its own method of awarding points.

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