Two set pieces made the difference for the Weddington Warriors as Olivia Odle and Remi Roberts combined for both of the Warrior goals in the 3A State Championship game, besting a tough Jacksonville side 2-1.
Three area teams tried to keep their season alive Friday night in the regional round of the state playoffs.
Scores from Thursday night's Eastern Regional Finals games in high school baseball and softball.
Despite a career-outing by freshman Sam Lanier on the hill, East Carolina dropped its second game of the 2016 American Athletic Conference Baseball Championship to Memphis, 5-4.
Baylor University's board of regents said Thursday that it will fire football coach Art Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr amid questions over the school's handling of sexual assault complaints against players.