Making just their second 1A state title game appearance in school history, the Northside-Pinetown Panthers' quest for their first championship came up just short, falling to perennial powerhouse Murphy, 14-7, Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium.
Jose Martinez scored with 16:38 to go to lift No. 4 Southern Alamance (13-1) to an upset 1-0 victory over No. 1 D.H. Conley (12-1) in the third round of the NCHSAA boys soccer state playoffs Saturday night at Hollywood Crossroads.
For the third straight season, and seventh time in school history, the Farmville Central Jaguars are state champions after knocking off top-seeded Hendersonville in historic fashion, 113-98, Saturday at Providence Grove High School.