GH Weekly Wrap-Up 10/28-11/3



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Brandon Morton, Sports Editor

Last week consisted of many championship performances. Green Hope had five teams compete in state championship events on Saturday, claiming three titles. Let us recap how all of our sports teams performed against North Carolina’s best.

Volleyball: In their third consecutive trip to the state championship, Green Hope took on rival Panther Creek. The Falcons cruised to a three-peat, sweeping the Catamounts 3-0. Sydney Dowler made North Carolina history as she is the first athlete to win three straight MVP awards.

Tennis: Green Hope took on Myers Park once again at the Burlington Tennis Center in the NCHSAA State Championship. The Falcons defeated Myers Park 5-3, completing their repeat as state champions. Katie Andreini was named finals MVP.

Gymnastics: The third state championship of the week came from the Gymnastics team.

Football: Due to rain, the Fight for 55 matchup vs. Panther Creek got postponed until tonight at home.

Cross Country: Both teams traveled to Kernersville to compete in the NCHSAA State Championship. The Men’s team placed second overall, losing to a strong Cary team. They were led by All-State performances from Reed Blackman and Thomas Vo. The Women’s team placed ninth as a team with Bailey Fowler leading the team.

Soccer: In the last regular season match, the team traveled to Cary to close off their strong season. The game was close as Green Hope was only able to come away with a 2-1 win in overtime. The Falcons now begin their playoff run on Tuesday at home.